CAU member showcases art at Elizabeth headquarters

CAU member showcases art at Elizabeth headquarters

ELIZABETH, NJ — An Elizabeth man is making a name for himself in the art world, and now his work has been selected by Community Access Unlimited to grace the walls of its new facility on West Grand Street. CAU is an Elizabeth-based organization that provides support services for adults and adolescents with intellectual and developmental […]

Stuyvesant Avenue sees major upgrade

Stuyvesant Avenue sees major upgrade

UNION, NJ — Union residents will soon see dramatic changes as the Union Planning Board recently approved an application from American Landmark Developers to develop 300 linear feet of Stuyvesant Avenue between Terminal Mill Ends and Unity Bank. The development will include new retail and residential spaces, according to township officials. The move indicates the start […]

Summit Farmers Market holds blueberry muffin contest

SUMMIT, NJ — On Sunday, July 9, the Summit Farmers Market held its first blueberry muffin contest. Muffins were judged according to texture, flavor and appearance. Many of those who entered said that picking the best fresh local blueberries was essential to their recipes. Luckily for them, the highbush blueberry is the official state fruit of […]

CFSNJ names Elizabeth man Employee of the Year

ELIZABETH, NJ — Elizabeth resident Wilfred Wainaina, a direct support professional at the Union Autism Day Program, has been chosen as the 2016 New Jersey Center for Family Support Employee of the Year. Nominated by his direct supervisor, Wainaina was chosen from a pool of more than 250 of his peers. CFSNJ, located in Paramus, is […]

Student Speeches

Student Speeches

UNION COUNTY, NJ  — Union County 4-H students James Brodowski of Cranford Anthony Batkiw of Kenilworth, Alicia Neal of Roselle, Henrique Alvez of Hillside, Ayomiposi and Issac Oluwakuyide of Union and Jim Nichnadowicz participate in the annual statewide 4-H Public Speaking Contest. Each student spoke at length on a topic of their choice and was […]

Local ‘Fun-raiser’ raises funds to fight childhood cancer

UNION, NJ — The Union Chamber of Commerce is spreading the word about the July 8 “Fun-Raiser,” presented by St. Baldrick’s Foundation, to help children who are fighting cancer. The foundation is a volunteer-powered charity whose mission is to fund research to find cures for childhood cancers, and the event will be hosted by The Learning […]

Roselle recount is a second victory for off-line candidates

ROSELLE, NJ — After a vote recount on June 28, in the aftermath of the June 6 primary elections in the Borough of Roselle, Democratic candidates Cynthia Johnson and Denise Wilkerson are celebrating their surprise primary wins over Roselle Democratic Committee-backed candidates Andrea Staten and Richard Villeda. The recount at the Union County Board of Elections […]

Nature Nick’s exotic animals visit Springfield Library

Nature Nick’s exotic animals visit Springfield Library

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Nicke “Nature Nick” Jacinto, known as News 12 Long Island’s resident animal expert, offers programs at schools, libraries, camps, fairs and parties, and has appeared on television shows such as Good Day NY! He visited Springfield Public Library on Thursday, June 29 to introduce some exotic animals. “The tawny owl is one of […]