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Union County News

September 30, 2021

UNION COUNTY, NJ — People who lost family members, colleagues and friends to COVID-19 gathered in Westfield Wednesday night at a memorial service hosted by the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council. Mourners left flowers, sticky notes with names of the deceased and other symbols of ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council is scheduled to host a memorial service for the victims of COVID-19 Wednesday night. The memorial to be held in the parking lot of the Parish Community of Saint Helen, 1600 Rahway Avenue, Westfield, starts at 7 p.m., the UCICC ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A state appellate court ruling is allowing the previously halted first phase of construction on a new $145 million government complex in Elizabeth to proceed, but the next phase is on pause amid a Wayne-based company’s lawsuit claiming the county skirted New Jersey’s public ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Four New Jersey counties — Union, Essex, Hudson and Mercer — were added Friday to the Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster declaration to provide individuals who were impacted by Hurricane Ida with assistance. This is in addition to the six counties that were initially ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — At least five county residents died as the remnants of Hurricane Ida brought massive amounts of flash flooding to the northeast region Wednesday night to Thursday. As of Friday morning, 25 deaths have been reported across the state and Gov. Phil Murphy, who declared a state of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county is joining a growing list of New Jersey counties that have been designated to the "spotted lanternfly quarantine zone." New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced on Monday that the department has added five counties to the zone. The counties new ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The spotted lanternfly, with its whitish upper wings and red lower wings dotted with black spots, has become a familiar sight across the county lately. State and local officials are still asking you to kill it.  “This invasive insect has the potential to impact dozens of ...

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