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Become a New Jersey Notary Public! Register for September 14 Seminar

August 19, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ – A New Jersey Notary Training event presented by Union County Surrogate James LaCorte, Esq. and Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi will be held on Friday, Sept. 14.

Rajoppi will make opening remarks and review the application process.  LaCorte will speak about the legal aspects of the functions of notaries public.  The course will encompass all aspects of being ...

Union Groups Receive "HEART" Grants from County

ELIZABETH, NJ – Seven Union artists, historians and non-profit organizations were among the 63 who will receive funding through the 2018 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program.

“The recipients of HEART Grants are a wonderful mix of creative individuals – composers and writers, historians, visual artists, musicians and dancers – ...

Dedication of Plainfield's Assemblyman Gerald B. Green Plaza to be Held Sept. 8

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Improvement Authority will hold a dedication ceremony for the Assemblyman Gerald B. Green Plaza at the former Park-Madison Building.

According to the invite, "Family members, as well as Federal, State, County and Municipal officials will be on hand to celebrate the life of Jerry Green, who served a ...

The Lego Batman Movie

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Freeholders are sponsoring Family Fun & Flix with a free showing of "The Lego Batman Movie".

The movie is free and open to the pubic.  It will be shown on Wednesday, August 29, at Rutgers Avenue Park in Hillside.  Free popcorn will be available.  Moviegoers should bring a blanket or lawn chair.  The movie begins at ...

Union County Narcotics Investigation Yields Seizure of Two Kilos of Heroin

UNION COUNTY, NJ – An Indianapolis man traveling through Union County by way of Pennsylvania was arrested in the parking lot of a store on Route 22 in Union after an investigation led to a search of the vehicle, resulting in the seizure of two kilograms of heroin late last week, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.

Noel Ramiro Hernandez of Indianapolis, Indiana is ...

Pet Parade and Dog Competition to be Held at Warinanco Park

ROSELLE, NJ – Furry friends, their families and spectators are invited to the first ever ‘Warinanco Pet Parade’ on August 4.

Sponsored by the Union County Freeholder Board and Warinanco Sports Center, the event will include the opportunity for dog owners to enter their prized pooch in a variety of different competitions held throughout the day such as “Prettiest ...

Union Catholic Grad and Olympian Sydney McLaughlin Turns Pro, Signs With Talent Agency WME

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Olympian and Union Catholic High School alum Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in Sports Business Daily. McLaughlin turned pro after a dazzling freshman year at ...

Plainfield Man Arrested for Murder of His Three-Week-Old Child

PLAINFIELD, NJ -- A Plainfield man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of his three-week old son, Acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Thursday.

Tiray Summers, 38, of Plainfield, was charged in the death of his three-week old son, Trayvon Summers, who died on Sunday, July 22, Monahan said.

At approximately 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, EMS personnel ...

Roselle Man Charged in Animal Cruelty Case      

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Roselle man found with more than 40 dogs living in severely unsanitary and inhumane living conditions in his home last month has been charged with more than 30 criminal offenses, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Wednesday.

Evelio J. Calderon, 40, is charged with two 3rd-degree animal cruelty offenses, 14 counts of 4th-degree animal ...

Rahway Mayor Giacobbe to Attend Grand Opening of First Wawa Store in Rahway; Free Coffee Offered Through July 16

RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe will be on hand to cut the ribbon at 10 a.m. Thursday. July 12, for the new Wawa store's grand opening at 280 St. Georges Avenue in Rahway.

The 24-hour Wawa store will officially open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, with the grand opening ceremonies to follow. Free coffee will be offered at the store through July 16. Wally Goose, the ...

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