Rep. Leonard Lance Fields Questions on Russian Sanctions, Electoral College, DACA Reform in 46th Town Hall in Bridgewater

February 12, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - With Bridgewater Township Police prepared outside the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School for potential protestors, Rep. Leonard Lance, R-7, held his 46th town hall meeting Saturday, fielding questions from constituents about his thoughts on the relevance of the electoral college, sanctions on Russia and immigration reform.

Only two protestors made an appearance as people ...

The Township to Host Session as Part of Their Bully-Free Zone Cyberbullying Certification Program

UNION, NJ – As part of the Township’s Bully-Free Zone Cyberbullying Certification Program, an educational session on understanding and preventing cyberbullying will be held on March 1.

“The phenomenon of cyberbullying isn’t native to Union,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas.  “Union is taking the first innovative step toward ensuring that safe online spaces ...

Congressman Hosts Town Hall in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th) will host his 46th in-person town hall meeting on Saturday, Feb. 10 beginning at 9 am at Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School, 128 Merriwood Road.

During the town hall meeting, Lance will take questions on the important issues facing Congress and the American people.  Lance will discuss government funding, ...

CHANGE OF DATE: Union Chamber Hosts Meet the Mayor Event, Feb. 28

Union, NJ – The Union Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Meet the Mayor” event at their February networking event on Feb. 28.

The business community and Chamber members are invited to hear Mayor Cavadas, members of the Township Committee and key department heads share their vision for Union in the upcoming year and answer questions.

The event will be held at ConnectOne ...

New Jersey Re-entry Corporation Opens Doors in Elizabeth to Help Court-Involved Individuals Get a New Start

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Re-entry Corporation opened their doors recently to officials and the public to get a good look at their newest location and what they have to offer to people living in Union County that have a criminal record and may need extra help to get a job, housing and more.

Located at 214-A Commerce Place in Elizabeth, is the newest branch of the New Jersey Re-entry ...

NJ Rep. Lance Uninjured in GOP Amtrak Crash

CROZET, Va. – New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance, R-7th, was uninjured in the crash of an Amtrak train on its way to a GOP retreat in West Virginia Wednesday, one day after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

Lance tweeted his spokesman, John Byers, immediately following the collision that involved a garbage truck stuck on the rail line.

The message from Lance ...

BREAKING: Charges against Senator Menendez to be dropped

According to numerous news reports, corruption and bribery charges against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez are being dropped by the Justice Department. Senator Menendez released the following statement through his Communications Director, Tricia Enright:

“From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would prevail. I am grateful that the Department of ...

Union Board of Ed President Accepts Proclamation from Township Committee

UNION, NJ – Union Board of Education President Vito Nufrio, along with Board members David Arminio, Mary Lynn Williams, Sherry Higgins and Linda Richardson, accepted a proclamation for School Board Recognition Month at the last Township Committee Meeting.

Committeeman Clifton People, Jr. said School Board Recognition Month “is a time when all residents can acknowledge the ...

Union Woman Named as One of Union County Women of Excellence Awardees

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Commission on the Status of Women has announced the recipients of the 2018 Women of Excellence Awards that includes Margaret Salisbury from Union.  Salisbury will be honored with a  Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Women of Excellence Awards honor women who have distinguished themselves in the fields of arts and humanities, ...

Black History Month: "The Amen Corner"

UNION, NJ - The Mayor and Committee of the Township of Union will be hosting their 3rd Annual Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, February 24th with a staged reading of the acclaimed play The Amen Corner by James Baldwin. The event will take place at 1:00 p.m. at Central Five- Jefferson School on Hilton Ave in Vauxhall.

“We are so excited for this year’s program- not only ...

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Union County Hosts First LGBTQ Roundtable

February 24, 2018

On Tuesday, February 20, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, through the Office of LGBTQ Services, hosted a roundtable with over 20 leading LGBTQ advocacy and ally organizations that serve Union County and New Jersey. Facilitated by Christian Fuscarino, Executive Director of Garden State Equality, more than 40 participants met to discuss LGBTQ-related programs, services, issues and ...