Press Releases

May 14, 2022

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic sophomore distance running star Jimmy Wischusen, who hadn't raced since Jan. 8 because of a hip impingement, made his eagerly awaited return last Friday and delivered in a big way. He ran a strong leadoff leg to help ignite Union Catholic to victory in 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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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic sophomore lacrosse star Catherine Holt, who lives in South Orange, recently surpassed 50 goals in her career, and has 45 goals this season to give her 65 in her career. She's also an Honor Roll student and very involved with clubs at the school. Congrats on ...

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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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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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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield YMCA offers quality camp options from Tuesday, July 5 to Friday, August 12 for children entering grades K-5 in September 2022! Our Summer Learning Academy Wrap-Around Camp operates in coordination with Plainfield Public School District's summer learning program, followed ...

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La Liga de Mujeres Votantes del Área de Plainfield organizará un seminario web de Facebook Live @LWVPlfdNJ el jueves 19 de mayo de 2022, a las 7 p.m., para que  los candidatos al Concejo Municipal  respondan preguntas del  público. Como organización no partidista  de mujeres y hombres, la LWV no ...

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A limited number of positions will be available in the Summer Youth Employment Program at Project Self-Sufficiency during July and August.  Rising Sussex County high school sophomores and juniors will receive free employability skills instruction at Project Self-Sufficiency, and will participate in ...

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The League of Women Voters of the Plainfield Area will host a Facebook Live webinar @LWVPlfdNJ on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 7pm, for City Council candidates to answer questions from the public. As a nonpartisan organization of women and men, the LWV neither supports nor opposes candidates or ...

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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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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The South Mountain YMCA is excited to bring ducks and families back to the river on Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11 a.m. for the iconic Memorial Day Duck Race, a cherished event in the community for over 20 years. “The Duck Race is a beloved tradition and after a virtual event in 2020 ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop joined principals from Kushner Real Estate (KRE) Group and Northwestern Mutual Thursday to cut a ceremonial ribbon at 351 Marin, marking the completion of a significant addition to the Jersey City residential landscape and one of its most successful ...

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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 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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At Earth's End announces the opening of its new, European-style coffee bar at 45 Spring Street in Princeton where caffe by illy, the global leader in the highest-quality sustainable coffee, is now featured locally in a boldly-designed indoor/outdoor setting. The new coffee bar is poised to serve ...

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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 Gateway Family YMCA will join an estimated 1,000 local groups nationwide to celebrate the 29th Anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD) on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, along with Shaping Elizabeth and Shaping Eastern Union County.  The YMCA is offering a Community Open House ...

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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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The Gateway Family YMCA will join an estimated 1,000 local groups nationwide to celebrate the 29th Anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD) on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, along with Shaping Elizabeth and Shaping Eastern Union County.  The YMCA is offering a Community Open House ...

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The Gateway Family YMCA will join an estimated 1,000 local groups nationwide to celebrate the 29th Anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD) on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, along with Shaping Elizabeth and Shaping Eastern Union County.  The YMCA is offering a Community Open House ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic sophomore distance running star Jimmy Wischusen, who hadn't raced since Jan. 8 because of a hip impingement, made his eagerly awaited return last Friday and delivered in a big way. He ran a strong leadoff leg to help ignite Union Catholic to victory in the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Jobseekers 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 17th, at the Warinanco Sports Center (1 Park Drive in Roselle). The job fair will begin at 10 a.m. and pre-registration is ...

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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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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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SUMMIT, NJ – MAY 6, 2022 – 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 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – 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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The June 7th local Primary Election is just under four weeks away - do you have a vote plan? With over 20,000 registered voters in the City of Rahway, the Rahway Democratic Committee encourages all residents to create a vote plan and join the Rahway Forward campaign to help re-elect Mayor Giacobbe ...

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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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