Groundbreaking for Stuyvesant Avenue/Bonnel Court Redevelopment

October 18, 2017

UNION, NJ – A groundbreaking in anticipation of the mixed retail-residential development in Union Center took place on Tuesday morning on Bonnel Court.

“We are very pleased, honored and excited to be here today,” said Manny Fernandez, of American Landmark Developers, LLC.  “We celebrate the hard work that has been done with the Township of Union on this great ...

Updated Union County Votes App-Get the Information You Need On the GO

ELIZABETH, NJ—Voting and elections information just got a little better and a lot more accessible. Union County now has a fully updated and redesigned version of the Union County Votes app. The free app can be downloaded now for your mobile device.

The Union County Votes app lets you quickly and easily access important information on voting and elections, while on the ...

"Rhythm & The Beat" Theme of Artwork in Town Hall

UNION, NJ – The main meeting room in Union’s Town Hall has some new artwork on display – transforming it into a “Rhythm & the Beat” themed art gallery.

On display is a collection of fine prints and educational materials on loan from the Newark Pubic Library.  The prints are by Jose Alicea from the 70’s and early 80’s. They were part of the ...

El Lechon De Negron Named Business of the Month

UNION, NJ – El Lechon De Negron was named Business of the Month of at Tuesday night’s Township Committee meeting.

“Our Business of the Month is one of my favorites,” said Committeeman Manuel Figueiredo.  “We congratulate them for providing quality service and community partnership.”  Figueiredo said El Lechon De Negron specializes in authentic ...

Merck Redevelopment Wins Board Approval

UNION, NJ – The Union Planning Board unanimously approved redevelopment plans for the old Merck site on Morris Avenue Thursday night.

At the meeting, Russo Development attorney Christopher Minks and Professional Engineer Doug Bartels reviewed the revised site plan.  The plan for Phase I includes 462-multi-family apartment units, including eight proposed affordable housing ...

New Surfaces for Union Soccer's Conlon Field

UNION, NJ – About 25 Union Soccer Club players attended Tuesday night’s Township Committee meeting where a bond ordinance was approved for the design of new soccer surfaces at Conlon field. 

During public comment, Pedro Sousa, President of the Union Soccer Club, said, “on behalf of Union Soccer it is with great pride and joy that I stand before you tonight to give you a ...

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Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalksi to be honored by Community Access Unlimited Nov. 2

October 16, 2017

ELIZABETH--Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will be honoring Union County Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski and Kevin Casey, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities, at its Annual Gala Dinner Dance, being held Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott.

CAU is a statewide Elizabeth-based nonprofit providing support programs and ...

Why Democrats Should Vote Republican For Union County Freeholder

October 5, 2017

In 2009, while campaigning for the Township Committee of Springfield, I knocked on the door of one resident who based on my list was a registered Democrat and a senior citizen.

I was greeted by a very nice lady who reminded me of my grandmother. I introduced myself, we talked about the town and I gave her some campaign literature. I asked if she had any questions. She smiled and said, ...