Union County commissioners remember Sept. 11 at anniversary ceremony

Union County commissioners remember Sept. 11 at anniversary ceremony

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — To commemorate that fateful day 20 years earlier when terrorists hijacked four airliners, resulting in the collapse of the World Trade Center’s twin towers, damage to the Pentagon and the deaths of almost 3,000 innocent civilians, on Saturday, Sept. 11, the Union County Board of County Commissioners hosted a Union County 9/11 […]

NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Union County

NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced Aug. 30 that the New Jersey Department of Agriculture has added five counties to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone. The counties new to the list are Morris, Monmouth, Middlesex, Essex and Union. They join the previously announced quarantine counties of Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, […]

The Gateway Family YMCA’s CEO announces 2022 retirement

UNION COUNTY, NJ — James Masterson, president of the Gateway Family YMCA board of directors, has announced the planned retirement of Krystal R. Canady, chief executive officer of the Gateway Family YMCA. Masterson announced that Canady has informed the board of her intention to retire on Oct. 31, 2022. Canady has served as chief executive […]

NJEDA to award $20M in grants to 29 entities statewide

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Aug. 24 that an additional $11 million has been allocated to Phase 2 of the Sustain & Serve NJ program, bringing the total for this round of grant funding to $20 million. The NJEDA anticipates awarding grants to 29 organizations statewide through Phase 2 […]

ACJC recommends Superior Court judge be removed from judicial office

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct recently filed a formal complaint against Union County Superior Court Judge Theresa E. Mullen, recommending she be stripped of her position and removed from judicial office because of past misconduct of position, abuse, dishonesty and questionable ethics. To counter, Mullen filed a motion to dismiss […]

Union County offers free third COVID-19 shots for eligible residents

Union County offers free third COVID-19 shots for eligible residents

UNION COUNTY— Union County was mobilized to distribute the approved third shot to immunocompromised persons within hours of its approval and began dispensing it on Saturday, Aug. 14, at a mobile pop-up vaccination clinic located at the Kean University campus in Union Township. According to new guidelines issued by the New Jersey Department of Health, […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County’s annual fund drive continues

Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County’s annual fund drive continues

UNION, NJ — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is grateful to those who contributed to their 2021 fund drive. The funds are used to improve the organization’s programs and other activities. Each day, the clubs serve an average of 800 youths, ages 5-18, in Union County. Currently, members are engaged in summer […]

New Jersey State Council on the Arts approves more than $35.6M in grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $35.6 million in grants to support more than 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. The grants were approved at the arts council’s 55th annual meeting, held virtually. The awards are part of the largest state appropriation […]

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