Roselle distributes 700 boxes of food to residents

Roselle distributes 700 boxes of food to residents

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle officials and volunteers gave out 700 boxes of food to residents on Tuesday, May 4, as part of the borough’s emergency food distribution event. The event was orchestrated by Council President Denise Wilkerson, in partnership with Councilwoman Cindy Thomas, Nancy Bolden from Roselle First CDC and 4MyCiTy, a nonprofit organization committed […]

Arbor Day contest winners announced in Union County

Arbor Day contest winners announced in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners and the Union County Shade Tree Advisory Board thanked all of the students who participated in the annual Arbor Day Poetry Contest. “Arbor Day is a national celebration of environmental stewardship, and trees are a valuable resource in our densely developed area,” said Commissioner […]

Union and Summit community improvement projects receive environmental funding

UNION / SUMMIT, NJ — New Jersey American Water announced on Monday, May 3, its grant recipients through the company’s 2021 Environmental Grant Program. This year, the company has awarded a total of $38,241 to four organizations and community groups within its service area that are engaged in sustainability projects to improve water source protection […]

Linden Board of Education approves budget with no tax increase or service cuts

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden Board of Education on Tuesday, April 27, unanimously approved a budget for the 2021-2022 school year. “This new budget includes a zero tax levy increase for the third year in a row, no debt, no cuts to staff, student programs or services,” said Kathleen A. Gaylord, business administrator and board […]

Hack into Colonial Pipeline shuts down major U.S. pipeline

LINDEN, NJ — The Colonial Pipeline, a 5,500-mile-long pipeline running between Linden and Houston that transfers 2.5 million barrels of jet fuel, gasoline and other refined products a day, shut down all operations on Friday, May 7, after hackers broke into some of its networks. According to a press release from the Colonial Pipeline Co., […]

Firefighter helps NJ Sharing Network promote organ and tissue donation, transplantation

Firefighter helps NJ Sharing Network promote organ and tissue donation, transplantation

LINDEN, NJ — Linden firefighter Mathew Pribish helped NJ Sharing Network by sharing his personal heart transplant story, to help raise awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation. Inspired by Pribish’s story, Linden Mayor Derek Armstead and the Linden Police and Fire departments teamed up to educate the community through speaking engagements and […]

Clark Brownie Troop beautifies recreation center

Clark Brownie Troop beautifies recreation center

CLARK, NJ — Brownie Troop 40483, led by Christina Gallo and Elizabeth Pepe, recently planted a garden outside the Clark Recreation Center. The troop used money they earned from selling Girl Scout cookies to create the landscaped area. “The girls did a beautiful job on the garden,” said Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo. “It was wonderful […]

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