Press Releases

May 13, 2021

Amazon is offering $15/hour and up; benefits available to full time employees The Union County Board of Commissioners announced that Union County’s American Job Center will be holding a virtual hiring event with Amazon on Tuesday, May 18, from 2 to 3 p.m. Amazon is filling positions for ...

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The Board of County Commissioners invites residents to the annual Union County Portuguese Flag raising ceremony in commemoration of the Day of Portugal, Camões and the Communities. The event will take place on Thursday, June 10, at 4 p.m. in front of the Union County Court House, located at 2 Broad ...

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May is Military Appreciation and the Union County Board of Commissioners is committed to connecting our veterans and military families with helpful services. Over the past year, we have expanded our outreach with several new programs. We now have designated parking spaces at of our County ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners announces that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is has now been approved for 12 to 15 year olds in New Jersey.  Union County residents ages 12 and older can now make an appointment to receive the Pfizer vaccine at two vaccine centers administered by the County, ...

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Healthy food, bodies & minds, May 14 - 21. Join the team at Limani Seafood Grill as they lead the restaurants in downtown Westfield in highlighting healthy, delicious menu items. This special week-long event was the idea of Vasilia Vastardis, owner of Limani Seafood Grill and Beth Hornstein ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that Tito Puente Jr. and his 10-piece Latin band will be bringing their unique blend of salsa music and Latin rhythms to Kean University in Union Township at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 22. This event will also feature an opening ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners invites residents and businesses to join a virtual Public Meeting for the Union County Truck Mobility Study beginning at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26. The meeting will be held on Zoom. To receive the Zoom link, use the Union County registration page online ...

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Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze appeared live on Bloomberg Radio with Carol Massar and Tim Stenovec to discuss his market outlook and some of his favorite stock picks!: https://bloom.bg/3xVHT3D Note - segment starts at 35:08 With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private ...

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County plans to go door-to-door to reach unvaccinated residents, will set up mobile popup clinics and partner with community groups. In an effort to ensure that as many county residents are vaccinated as possible, the Union County Board of Commissioners today announced a door to door campaign ...

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COVID-19 safety rules apply at this event. Union County’s seasonal series of drive-up movies continues on Friday, May 28 with a screening of "The Black Panther" at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. This event is free and open to Union ...

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The County of Union invites all Union County gardeners to a “Native Plant Swap and Shop” event where they can trade an invasive plant from their yard for a colorful native plant. This free event will take place at the Union County Scout Camping Area in the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside on ...

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Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze spoke live with Greg Bunnell of BNN Bloomberg and discusses three of his stock picks to take advantage of the economy reopening! https://bit.ly/3vGqvxy With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary ...

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Overlook Auxiliary Announces the Launch of    “Art for Gratitude” Campaign     Local community invited to join in creating framed tile murals to be hung at Overlook Medical Center benefitting the new Hersh Children’s Center at Overlook Medical Center  The Overlook Auxiliary proudly ...

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Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze weighed in live with Charles Payne on FOX Business. Topic: Should you heed that old stock market adage to sell in May and go away? https://bit.ly/3b3Tp32 With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents of the emergency food distribution events for Union County residents May to aid those affected by COVID-19. These will include: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Immaculate Conception Church in Elizabeth Walk-up ...

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The Westfield Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) celebrates National Preservation Month with the launch of its newly-revised Design Guidelines for Historic Sites and Districts, an illustrated reference manual on the history and architecture of the town’s most iconic buildings and ...

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The Westfield Area Y Devilfish swim team sent 14 swimmers to the YMCA Swimming Festival NJ meet in Voorhees April 8 – 11. This meet replaced YMCA Nationals which was canceled this year due to Covid-19. Many of our swimmers contributed to multiple top 16 finishes and several relays made it into the ...

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Despite the unprecedented circumstances of the past year or so, some people have thrived during that time, particularly residents of Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living community on 26 beautiful wooded acres in New Providence, N.J. just minutes from Summit. Doug and Linda Smith are a perfect ...

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“How To Bring A World of Remote Activities into Your Home ” Join Lifelong Westfield and Jewish Family Service of Central NJ for this Presentation Via Zoom Thursday, May 13 @ 11 AM Lifelong Westfield and Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey (JFSCNJ) will be presenting “How to Bring a ...

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Trailside summer camp returns with all-outdoor schedule; COVID safety rules apply. The Union County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce a new and exciting season of summer programs for children and families at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located in the Watchung ...

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Fewer restrictions, longer days, and warm nights provide even more inspiration when looking for reasons to head to New Jersey's Coast in 2021. Celebrating a renewed spirit, Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members welcome travelers to take part in their 107th summer sharing memories ...

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A new return envelope and instructional brochure will also be included with each Vote-by-Mail ballot. Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that Union County voters who are using Vote-by-Mail ballots for the 2021 Primary Election will receive their ballots in bright yellow envelopes. The ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that sample ballots for the June 8 Primary Election can be viewed and downloaded on the County Clerk’s elections website unioncountyvotes.com, and through the Union County Votes app, a free download for all mobile devices. This year voters have the ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds residents that Tuesday, May 18 is the deadline for voter registration for the 2021 Primary Election. Voters who are registered in the Democratic and Republican parties will be able to vote in the Primary Election to choose their party’s nominee to run for ...

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Peapack Private Wealth Management was proud to support the Union County College Foundation at its 29th Annual Golf Outing at Fiddler’s Elbow. With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice to individuals, families, privately-held ...

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COVID-19 safety rules apply; event is open to all Union County residents. The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that the next mobile paper shredding event of 2021 will be held in New Providence on Saturday, May 15 for free, secure shredding of personal and confidential ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 18 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 5. “We encourage all eligible residents to participate in every election, and the ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that the Motown tribute band Shadows of the 60’s will headline a free, live drive-in concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 15, at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield. The event is free, but registration is required online in advance ...

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All child care center’s operating in New Jersey must be licensed by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Child care centers must comply with a manual that contains over 700 regulations with an additional 200 Covid requirements via Governor Murphy’s Executive Orders under the current ...

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