Press Releases

June 3, 2020

FAQs about Vote-by-Mail have been posted on the Union County Clerk’s elections website, unioncountyvotes.com, and on the free Union County Votes mobile app. Union County, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi urges voters to familiarize themselves with Vote-by-Mail procedures in advance of ...

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Cindy and Jim Traverso and their son Luke of Summit have teamed up with Union County's Adopt-A-Park to donate annual flowers, soil and mulch, and maintain a cement planter in Briant Park in Springfield throughout the growing season. “Union County parks thrive because of the volunteers that ...

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Union County residents who are interested in composting food waste in their own backyards can tune into two online classes, as part of the Freeholder Board’s year-long “Make One Change” initiative to help protect the environment. Both classes are sponsored by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension. They ...

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Point View’s David Dietze and FOX Business’ Charles Payne discuss how the stock market can be soaring despite the COVID-19 damage done to the economy, plus highlight a top stock pick: https://bit.ly/2XFMAwV Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of ...

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Oral care is an important part of your health. Don’t put off seeing the dentist! At Westfield Family Dentistry, we’re taking steps to keep patients and staff safe while gradually reopening during the COVID-19 crisis with new infection control procedures. When you come to see Dr. Paul Arfanis, ...

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Hourly and Live-In Aides are available today to help Clients Stay Safe at Home As partners, our common goal is the safety and well-being of our communities. At BAYADA we work with a sense of purpose and responsibility to ensure the safety of clients within their homes through the delivery of ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – In March 2020, as the impact of COVID-19 became imminent, Union County College, in partnership with the Union County College Foundation, established a COVID-19 Student Emergency Relief Fund. Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, over half of the students at Union County College ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — Union County College has added the artificial intelligence (AI) technology program Packback to the software tools available for faculty use to spark curiosity and creativity among students. The new technology will lead to improved student engagement and academic outcomes in their ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that her office has begun mailing Vote-by-Mail ballots to all registered Democratic and Republican voters in Union County. Unaffiliated voters who have already applied for a Vote-by-Mail ballot will also receive their ballots in the coming ...

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Union County is first in New Jersey to offer new “Virtual One-Stop” employment service As of Monday, June 1, job seekers in Union County can use the new “Union County Works” website at ucajc.org to find job openings, job training and education opportunities, help creating resumes, and more. It ...

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The County of Union has received a donation of 600 live arborvitae trees from the Christmas Tree Shops to be distributed throughout county parks and other areas. “The Freeholder Board would like to thank the Christmas Tree Shops for their generous donation of arborvitae trees,” said Freeholder ...

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The Westfield Memorial Library is pleased to announce that the Online Summer Reading Program for Children, Teens and Adults, “Imagine Your Story,” will begin June 22. The Children’s reading program is for readers of all levels, including Little Listeners, who are not yet reading on their ...

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What five stocks should you add to your portfolio today? Point View’s David Dietze Skypes live with Nicole Petallides: https://bit.ly/2XFlea9 Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of Peapack Private Wealth Management. For over 25 years, Point View ...

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After a month of giving away books to Plainfield students at meal-distribution points, LunchBoox has expanded. The program, in partnership with Superintendent Dr. Diana Mitchell and her staff, began with one volunteer at one school twice a week. Recently two more residents have scheduled ...

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CLARK, NJ — After 67 years, Bernie’s Westbrant Auto Parts and Repairs will permanently close its doors on July 17, 2020.  The iconic Clark business has anchored the intersection of Westfield Avenue and Brant Ave since founder Bernie Gittleman started the business with his wife in 1952. “Bernie’s ...

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The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra is presenting a four-class series titled the Evolution of Music. Artistic Director Warren Cohen will begin by discussing the development of instruments and the progression of music notation starting from 1000 AD. How precise is music notation? In what ...

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With stocks markets up nearly 40% since the market low despite continuing virus concerns, does an investor now buy or bye? Point View’s David Dietze speaks live via Skype (5.24.20)!  https://youtu.be/dtDmC83y7fU                   Point View Wealth ...

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"Investment Fundamentals Amid Covid-19" - May 28 at 11 a.m. David Dietze & Elaine Phipps will share practical advice on managing your investments through this pandemic. Here's what you'll learn: *See historically how the market has performed and rebounded from financial crises. *Why ...

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Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado reminds residents that the voter registration deadline is Tuesday, June 16, to participate in the July 7 Primary Election. “If you are eligible to vote in Union County but not yet registered, please take a few minutes to apply before ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that beginning on Tuesday, June 2, the County Clerk’s offices will begin in-person appointments to swear in notaries and assist persons seeking to register trade names, tax waivers and clerk’s certificates. Everyone seeking these services in person is ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains-Westfield Here2Help Mental Health Coalition will offer its sixth mental health forum on Tuesday, June 2, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom and Facebook Live. The outbreak of Covid-19 has impacted individuals both physically and emotionally. As people deal with the ...

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The Union County Freeholder Board will distribute 100,000 face masks to its 21 municipalities as part of “Mask Up UC,” a Countywide public safety campaign to encourage all County residents to wear face masks and safeguard themselves and others from potential exposure to COVID-19. “These masks ...

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Community Gardeners looking to upgrade their gardening abilities can learn skills for managing their gardens so that they flourish with the help of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension. A series of Community Garden Lunch and Learn webinars will be offered beginning on Wednesday, May 27 through ...

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Skeptical of this stock market? Point View’s David Dietze speaks live on BNN Bloomberg: bit.ly/3bLDa8f Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of Peapack Private Wealth Management. For over 25 years, Point View Wealth Management has been ...

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Register Now Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Members of Anchin’s COVID-19 Resources Team will cover the latest information regarding the CARES Act and PPP Loan Forgiveness, including: Detailed, step-by-step directions on the loan forgiveness application An explanation ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is honoring graduates throughout Union County with banners at selected County parks and County roads. In addition, students can use the #UCGraduate hash tag to share graduation photos, which will be collected in a collage and posted on the County ...

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Stock market volatility has risen as investors weigh the opportunities and the risks as the states start to reopen their economies. Point View’s David Dietze Skypes live with Nicole Petallides: bit.ly/2WFx5pC Point View Wealth Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser and part of ...

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Gardening enthusiasts can now reap the many benefits of growing their own plants with the help of a new home, lawn, and garden resource website from Rutgers University, through the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES). “The new NJAES website is a valuable resource for ...

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Celebrating the historic beauty of Westfield's homes over time, Westfield’s HPC introduces “Then and Now” on social media. Kicking off the series is the Walter J. Lee House on S. Euclid Avenue. Built in 1906, this Colonial Revival Shingle Style home was one of the original houses in the Terrace ...

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Margaret Danenhauer, of Westfield Girl Scout Troop 40490, has earned her Silver Award. The Girl Scout Silver Award is the highest award a Girl Scout cadette can earn and gives girls the chance to do big things and improve their community. For her award, Margaret planted a spring flower garden at ...

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