Press Releases

May 16, 2022

METUCHEN, NJ -- The second that Matthew DaSilva stepped foot on the campus of Saint Joseph High School five years ago he immediately felt something special. From his first campus tour to his time as “Freshman for a Day,” DaSilva knew the choice was easy. He was going to spend the most formative ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County College is honored to be named a 2022 REACH Chapter from Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for students attending two-year colleges. The organization recognizes students with high academic achievement at associate degree-granting colleges, and ...

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Union County will receive a 2022 NACo Achievement Award, acknowledging the groundbreaking partnership between the County and Kean University, forming the first proprietary, County and academic run COVID-19 testing lab in the nation. NACo – the National Association of Counties – has awarded Union ...

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The Cub Scouts of Pack 838, Cedar Grove, are hosting a slam-raiser fundraising event to raise money for their Pack. On June 17, ISPW-Independent Superstars of Pro Wrestling, the best kept secret in independent wrestling will be bringing their amazing star studded event “Cedar Grove Showdown” ...

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Union County will receive a 2022 NACo Achievement Award, acknowledging the groundbreaking partnership between the County and Kean University, forming the first proprietary, County and academic run COVID-19 testing lab in the nation. NACo – the National Association of Counties – has awarded Union ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners have determined that the County of Union will observe May 2022 as National Community Action Month.  Throughout the month of May, Union County will work in partnership with Community Action Agencies across the country to host events and ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners have determined that the County of Union will observe May 2022 as National Community Action Month. Throughout the month of May, Union County will work in partnership with Community Action Agencies across the country to host events and ...

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In a resolution passed last week at the Union County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Commissioners designated May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. In recognition of this month, the Department of Human Service’s Office on Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse in partnership with ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners have determined that the County of Union will observe May 2022 as National Community Action Month.  Throughout the month of May, Union County will work in partnership with Community Action Agencies across the country to host events and ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners have determined that the County of Union will observe May 2022 as National Community Action Month.  Throughout the month of May, Union County will work in partnership with Community Action Agencies across the country to host events and ...

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Mount Saint Mary Academy junior, Olivia Encarnacion, will attend the Notre Dame Leadership Seminar program for 10 days in July on the Notre Dame campus. Among thousands of applicants, Olivia was one of approximately 120 students selected to participate in the leadership program. This competitive ...

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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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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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Appearing at the Brook Arts Center on Sunday, May 22 at 2 pm, Stephen Fuller and the talented musicians of Amani recreate the magical sounds of the iconic superstar Lionel Richie. This is a spectacular tribute to the music that made Lionel’s legendary sound and songs popular with generations of ...

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Ruth Anne Munroe, Director of Campus Ministry and Student Council Moderator at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, reported that the Mercy Girl Effect Award has been presented to the Academy’s 2021-2022 Student Council Executive Board. “Each year, the five-member board is challenged with a ...

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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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MORRISTOWN, NJ — 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 ...

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The Kenilworth Rotary Club is currently selling super 50-50 raffle tickets to benefit local charities in the community and their camp program and scholarship awards. Tickets may be purchased for $20 at the Kenilworth Recreation Center and the law office of Pollack and Zuckerman, both located on the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Five Chatham High Students will be reporting for TAPinto Chatham in the coming weeks. All five were accepted through the CHS Senior Internship Program. The students are Samantha Greenwood, Danny Koehler, Michael Park, Ellia Stepanian and Tim Triano. A short bio provided by each ...

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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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CHATHAM, NJ – A night of Broadway-themed music performed by Chatham High School’s talented performers will take place downtown on Friday, May 20th at 7:30 p.m. “Broadway Under the Stars,” a free, live music event to be held at the Reasoner Park gazebo is the Chatham Performing Arts ...

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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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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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USE CAUTION WHEN WALKING/PLAYING AROUND THE TOM BARTON COURTS THIS WEEK: Berkeley Heights Recreation Commission and the 2022 Confirmation Class at Little Flower Church have teamed up to create a rock garden near the Tom Barton Courts at Columbia Park.  The new rock garden will help alleviate the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) will hold their annual Plant/Flower Sale to benefit Relay for Life, which benefits cancer patients and cancer research. Our Relay Team, BH EMS: Bringing Hope Every Minute to Warriors, will donate proceeds from the sale to ...

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CRANFORD – 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 ...

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During the months of May and June:  The Nutley Public Library is proud to display artwork created by the talented 7th grade students at John H. Walker Middle School.  These mixed media pieces were inspired by the collages of the artist David Hockney.  There will be an open reception to honor the ...

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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 10:00 ...

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Mount Saint Mary Academy junior, Olivia Encarnacion, will attend the Notre Dame Leadership Seminar program for 10 days in July on the Notre Dame campus. Among thousands of applicants, Olivia was one of approximately 120 students selected to participate in the leadership program. This competitive ...

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