NJ Transit celebrates Pride Month with specially marked buses

NJ Transit celebrates Pride Month with specially marked buses

UNION COUNTY, NJ — NJ Transit, in collaboration with sponsor Hackensack Meridian Health, has unveiled two Ride With Pride themed buses to celebrate the LGBTQ community and its allies during Pride Month. The wrapped buses will be on display throughout New Jersey on the transit system. “NJ Transit is committed to diversity and inclusion, and […]

Acting attorney general announces leadership team, including career public servants

Acting attorney general announces leadership team, including career public servants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin on Monday, May 2, announced the membership of his executive leadership team, including Lyndsay V. Ruotolo as first assistant attorney general and Shirley Emehelu as executive assistant attorney general. “We are fortunate to have such a dedicated group of public servants within the Attorney General’s […]

Local players excel during the 41st annual Phil Simms North/South All-Star Football Classic

Local players excel during the 41st annual Phil Simms North/South All-Star Football Classic

UNION, NJ — Union Farmers Ashan Harris and Matthew Nazaire enjoyed themselves and made the most of every moment. After being denied, along with their teammates, the opportunity to compete in the North 2, Group 5 football playoffs last year because of COVID-19 cases that surfaced within the team, Harris and Nazaire were two of […]

‘Hamlet’ returns to Union County

‘Hamlet’ returns to Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Hudson Shakespeare Co. returns for its 30th season of traveling Shakespeare with a medieval take on “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.” The show stars Zach Hendrickson as the prince directed by the ghost of his father to avenge his murder at the hands of Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius, played by Jon Ciccarelli, but […]

Union County baseball teams gear up for sectional championships on June 10

Union County baseball teams gear up for sectional championships on June 10

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The quest to play for a sectional state championship on Friday, June 10, continued for five Union County baseball teams. Since two of them were playing each other, it was guaranteed that one would have a spot in a sectional final. The sectional semifinals were scheduled throughout New Jersey this past […]

UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UCC baseball tournament blazes into high gear in quarterfinals

UNION COUNTY, NJ — If the weather cooperated and the quarterfinals were played at the fields of the higher seeds on Wednesday, May 18, then the 68th annual baseball Union County Tournament is set to move on to Kean University in Union. The semifinals are scheduled to be contested at Kean on Saturday, May 21, […]

Murphy administration launches projection tool for extreme precipitation

Murphy administration launches projection tool for extreme precipitation

UNION COUNTY, NJ — As part of its commitment to making the state more resilient to the impacts of climate change, on April 19, during Earth Week, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection launched an online tool that will help planners, local governments, developers and residents better understand that extreme precipitation events are increasing, […]

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