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Press Releases

May 14, 2022

Sarah Maher, a 16-year-old Devilfish swimmer, competed in the Para Swimming World Series held at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, IN from April 7-9. According to World Para Swimming, “Para swimming is open to male and female athletes in all eligible impairment groups who compete ...

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Join Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze and Elaine Phipps on Wednesday, May 18 at 1PM EST as they discuss concerns about inflation amid some of the highest readings in four decades and examine the various ways investors can protect their portfolios from this insidious tax on their ...

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Union County College student Mark Farag, of Elizabeth, has been selected as one of 100 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This prestigious award will provide Farag with up to $55,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree. Farag is majoring in ...

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Clara Bolger, known as “Chic” to her family and friends, was born and raised in the Bronx, the only child of a local school teacher and a NYC Police Inspector. After graduating from Bucknell in 1947 as a psychology and sociology major, she moved to NY and took a job with the Vick Chemical Company.

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The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future ...

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Manhattan Bagel of Westfield and Union are celebrating 20 years of business! Both locations are owned and operated by Josh Wang and Sy Appelbaum who have been a part of the Manhattan Bagel family since the mid 90’s. Josh and Sy want to ring in this special occasion with those in our ...

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Amanda Vargas, the owner of Fettle + Fare in Westfield, discusses the rising cost of chicken for consumers and restaurant owners and offers some advice on how you can mix things up this summer. Fettle + Fare is a healthy food restaurant on the south side of Westfield known for offering a menu ...

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Click here to read the town of Westfield's FAQ on a 64-unit apartment building planned for Prospect Street and Ferris Place.

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital ...

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REDCOM Design & Construction announced the addition of Joe Barberi to the Executive Team as the Chief Financial Officer. Joe has an extensive background in managing operations for multiple corporations as well as owning and operating his own business. Additionally, Joe brings with him 20 years ...

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Kean’s 14th Annual Research Days featured in-person poster presentations and virtual oral presentations of research conducted by more than 1,300 students and 70 members of the faculty.

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Marlene Sousa, Union County College’s Assistant Vice President of Finance, has been named a 2022 NJBIZ Leader in Finance. The Leaders in Finance award celebrates Ms. Sousa as one of New Jersey’s financial executives who contributes to the success of her company as well as her ...

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Job seekers in Union County can find the perfect match at the next job fair sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 17, at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park, located at 1 Park Drive in Roselle. The job fair will begin at 10:00 a.m. and ...

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After competing in the various age group YMCA State Championships, The Westfield Area Y Devilfish capped off the regular season by sending swimmers to the 2022 YMCA Short Course National meet, 2022 Eastern Zone Short Course Age Group Championships and Tri State Cup. Congratulations to all the ...

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Mostly Music will present its final concert for the season on Sunday, May 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 756 East Broad Street, Westfield. The musicians will include our old friends Ani Kavafian and Kerry McDermott on violin, Paul Neubauer on viola, Fred Sherry on cello and David Shifrin on ...

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John Dickerson, the award-winning CBS News chief political analyst and author, and Lauren Ridloff, a Tony-nominated actress known for roles in "The Walking Dead" and as Marvel’s first Deaf superhero ("Eternals"), will be featured speakers at Kean University’s graduate and undergraduate commencement ...

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Spencer Savings Bank was recently honored with the “Company Of The Year” award, by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, at its 110th annual awards dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Newark, NJ. The bank was honored for its support given to the business community facing economic hardship due to ...

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Union County informs job-seeking residents that on Tuesday, May 24, a PepsiCo job fair sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners on will take place at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park, located at 1 Park Drive in Roselle. The job fair will begin at ...

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Casey Bucceri’s path to Kean University’s Graduate Commencement this year began on a street in Paterson, when he went out for a cup of coffee and instead walked into the local community college. Bucceri, 38, had struggled with homelessness and addiction, and spent years of his life in jail. “I ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that  sample ballots for the June 7 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. Ms. Rajoppi’s office also ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that voters who wish to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the June 7 Primary Election can apply for one in person at the County Clerk’s offices in Westfield and Elizabeth starting today, Monday, May 9. They can also fill out their ballot during the same ...

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Please join us on Wednesday, May 11 at 4 p.m. when beloved local childen's author, Laura Sassi, comes to The Curious Heart to read her book "Love is Kind." After the reading, Laura will be happy to sign books and take photos.  Copies of her books will be available for purchase. This FREE event is ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Rahway are proud to present a live performance of the Broadway hit musical Head Over Heels at the Main Stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center, located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 30. The ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7. "We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote. Registered Democrats ...

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Union County College is proud to announce that four of its students are semifinalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The semifinalists are Mark Farag, of Elizabeth; Sophia Morales, of Linden; Luana Rampelotti, of Hillside; and George Stevens, of ...

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After a two-year, pandemic-prompted hiatus, the Annual Masterworks Concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Westfield is back! Steeple Concerts at St. Paul’s is proud to announce the return of this much venerated annual event on Sunday, May 15 at 5 p.m. Featured this year is composer Felix ...

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In a time when equity is paramount, Union County College and Montclair State University have announced a partnership to provide access to a high-quality and convenient four-year education to students. Beginning in Fall 2022, students may pursue their baccalaureate degree with Montclair State ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to join the Union County team for the 2022 AIDS Walk New York in Central Park on Sunday, May 15, 2022. The Union County team is organized through the Office of LGBTQ Affairs and the Union County LGBTQ+ Ad Hoc Committee. To join the ...

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The Curious Heart is excited to announce the launching of their new essential oil blending bar. This is not your typical bar. At this bar, rather than picking your favorite cocktail, you pick your favorite essential oils!  hoose from over 100 different oils! Feeling overwhelmed? Not a problem. The ...

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The Westfield Area YMCA is pleased to host a free “Try the Y” Week May 9-15 for adults ages 18+. The Free Try the Y Pass includes access to fitness and water exercise classes, lap swim, cardio strength and free weight rooms and more.  The Y’s warm, welcoming environment encourages ...

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