Church hosts Rise up for Roe rally for reproductive justice

Church hosts Rise up for Roe rally for reproductive justice

SUMMIT, NJ — Beacon, the Unitarian Universalist congregation in Summit, hosted a Rise Up for Roe rally on Sunday, Jan. 22. Though the weather was cold, men and women gathered in front of the church to support the right to abortions and reproductive health care. The congregation declared its support for age-appropriate, gender-affirming care to […]

Chairperson Granados unveils ‘Building a Stronger Union County’ plan

Chairperson Granados unveils ‘Building a Stronger Union County’ plan

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County Board of County Commissioners Chairperson Sergio Granados announced a series of initiatives at the 166th annual reorganization meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth. With a focus on enhancing local communities and private and public sectors, Granados said he is looking to develop better […]

Holiday toy drive makes everyone merry

Holiday toy drive makes everyone merry

ROSELLE, NJ — It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas when the borough had its fifth annual holiday toy drive on Friday, Dec. 16, at Central Park NJ, a sports bar and restaurant on North Wood Avenue in Roselle. Hosted by DJ Chill X, the night was filled with great music, food and […]

Rahway vigil brings problem of homelessness to the forefront

Rahway vigil brings problem of homelessness to the forefront

RAHWAY, NJ — The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless hosted its Union County Homeless Persons Memorial Vigil on Thursday, Dec. 22, at the Zion Lutheran Church on Elm Avenue in Rahway. Community Access Unlimited and the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council also took part in the event. The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless […]

Hundreds of people attend Elizabeth’s annual Winter Fest

Hundreds of people attend Elizabeth’s annual Winter Fest

ELIZABETH, NJ — The annual Citywide Winter Fest Toy Give-a-Way took place at AMC Jersey Gardens 20 in the Mills at Jersey Gardens on Saturday, Dec. 10, bringing residents together to kick off the holiday season. The event was hosted by Councilwoman Patricia Perkins-Auguste, who has organized it for 22 years. Guest speakers included Elizabeth […]