Press Releases

April 14, 2021

At SGS in Union, NJ we ask healthy individuals ages 18-70 to test consumer products like soaps, lotions, wipes, cosmetics, toiletries and sunscreens. All of our studies involve coming to our building at 2497 Vauxhall Road, Union,  for one or more visits. Participants will be paid in cash for their ...

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Developer BNE Real Estate Group, along with partners Hornrock Properties and Canoe Brook Development, recently announced that they are nearing completion of their latest residential community along the Harrison waterfront, Dey & Bergen, scheduled to open for lease this May. Dey & Bergen ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Families and Community Together (FACT), the Union County Care Management Organization (CMO), understands that each child’s disability presents in their own unique way and determining the best treatment and family support options can be an involved and confusing process. FACT ...

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Step back in time and spend an afternoon outdoors at the Farmstead enjoying the “Music of the American Colonies” On Saturday, April 24 at 2 PM, Farmstead Arts will present Anne & Ridley Enslow in a concert of colonial music on the grounds of Farmstead Arts at 450 King George Road, Basking ...

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Free community events in celebration of Autism Acceptance Month. In recognition of April as Autism Acceptance Month, the Union County Board of Commissioners presents a new edition of free online programming for persons with disabilities and special needs, featuring interactive fun for the whole ...

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COVID-19 safety rules apply. The Union County Board of County Commissioners will cut the ribbon on new playground facilities at Nomahegan Park in Cranford this Sunday, April 18, at 11 a.m. Nomahegan Park is located at 995 Springfield Avenue. “As the weather gets warmer, families look to our ...

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WASHINGTON — The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 suspends the requirement that taxpayers increase their tax liability by all or a portion of their excess advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit (excess APTC) for tax year 2020. A taxpayer’s excess APTC is the amount by which the taxpayer’s ...

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Registration for Blue Devil Bowling Clinics is now open. Please contact Head Coach Ralph Corey for more information.

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - If you have been involved in a significant automobile accident in Coral Springs or beyond, whiplash injuries need to be taken very seriously -- and you should stay aware of how your body is feeling and functioning after the crash. Although some symptoms will begin ...

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Free community events in celebration of Autism Acceptance Month. In recognition of April as Autism Acceptance Month, the Union County Board of Commissioners presents a new edition of free online programming for persons with disabilities and special needs, featuring interactive fun for the whole ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A pediatric ER physician at Broward Health Coral Springs hosted a virtual lecture Wednesday on keeping children safe in and out of the home. In her talk “Get To Know Your Local Children's Hospital ER and Learn Accident Prevention Facts,” Dr. Nirit Swerdloff, assistant medical ...

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), Congressman Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08), Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman ...

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There are many perceptions when it comes to senior living communities. Some of us maintain outdated visions of old-fashioned nursing homes from years’ past, institutional meals, and rows of wheelchairs. The reality at Crane’s Mill could not be further from these perceptions. Each day, Crane’s ...

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WASHINGTON — The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 suspends the requirement that taxpayers increase their tax liability by all or a portion of their excess advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit (excess APTC) for tax year 2020. A taxpayer’s excess APTC is the amount by which the taxpayer’s ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Fellowship Foundation is hosting its inaugural Fellowship Charity Golf Outing on Monday, June 7, 2021 at the nationally recognized Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville. Known for its rich history, the golf course is consistently rated one of the top 100 courses in ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — Bergen New Bridge Medical Center has expanded its variant testing this week to include 22 relevant COVID-19 mutations (variants).  The hospital's laboratory started using a custom-built analysis panel within the Applied Biosystems TaqMan SARS-CoV-2 test in its in-house lab that allows ...

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Verona Young Voters, a student-led non-partisan advocacy group in Verona High School, in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area, are sponsoring a virtual Candidates Night on April 21 at 7 p.m. All five candidates running for the Verona municipal election to be held on ...

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The Junior Women’s Club of Verona will host a public forum with candidates for Town Council on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. The Verona Town Clerk’s Office received and approved five nominations to fill three open seats. The candidates running are (in order on the ballot): Cynthia ...

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By Alexander Mirabella Chairman, Union County Board of Commissioners April 2021 As Earth Day approaches, many Union County residents and visitors look for ways in which to commemorate the event. Picking up litter, planting trees, and producing educational programs are among the many ...

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The Union County Commissioner Board invites residents and visitors to enjoy a live performance of Shout! by Susanna Rich on Wednesday, April 14, at 6:00 p.m. on Zoom, in celebration of National Poetry Month. Shout! is a collection of Rich’s original poetry, retelling the struggle of women’s ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- How does your sense of smell actually work? Is it true that humans’ sense of smell is weak compared to that of animals?  Why does COVID-19 so often bring a loss of the sense of smell, and what is it like to live without it? While the mechanics of hearing, touch and vision ...

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Northfield Bank located at 828 South Avenue West in Westfield donated $5,000 to Mobile Meals of Westfield on April 9. Mobile Meals is a nonprofit organization which has been providing meals to people unable to provide meals for themselves since 1968. The organization serves the communities of ...

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On Thursday, April 8, 2021, Brandon Bernier officially launched his campaign for re-election as Roselle’s 2nd Ward Councilman. In his two-plus years on the Borough Council, Bernier has quickly established himself as a dedicated public servant, willing to do the research and put in the hard work to ...

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IRS YouTube Video: Do Your Taxes for Free with Free File - English |Spanish WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service urges low- and moderate-income individuals and families, especially those who don’t normally file a tax return, to use IRS Free File  to prepare their own federal tax return, ...

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WASHINGTON — The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 suspends the requirement that taxpayers increase their tax liability by all or a portion of their excess advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit (excess APTC) for tax year 2020. A taxpayer’s excess APTC is the amount by which the taxpayer’s ...

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IRS YouTube Video: Do Your Taxes for Free with Free File - English |Spanish WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service urges low- and moderate-income individuals and families, especially those who don’t normally file a tax return, to use IRS Free File  to prepare their own federal tax return, ...

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IRS YouTube Video: Do Your Taxes for Free with Free File - English |Spanish WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service urges low- and moderate-income individuals and families, especially those who don’t normally file a tax return, to use IRS Free File  to prepare their own federal tax return, ...

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Event at UC Vo-Tech in Scotch Plains; COVID-19 safety rules apply The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced today that there will be a free Drive-Up screening of “The Croods – A New Age” at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools Campus, located at 1776 Raritan Road in ...

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Invasive insect threatens native trees and plants, and can destroy valuable crops. A different kind of Earth Day project is available in April to all Union County residents and visitors this spring: help destroy the spotted lanternfly and its eggs, too. It is important to act at now, because the ...

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Event at UC Vo-Tech in Scotch Plains; COVID-19 safety rules apply The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced today that there will be a free Drive-Up screening of “The Croods – A New Age” at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools Campus, located at 1776 Raritan Road in ...

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