Tax Reform & Health Care Forum in New Providence on Sept. 12

UNION COUNTY — Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m., a tax reform and health care forum hosted by Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey’s seventh congressional district will occur at New Providence Town Hall, located at 360 Elkwood Ave. in New Providence. The panelists will include Fair Tax Florida Spokesperson Steve Hayes, Flat Tax supporter […]

Union Entrepreneur Wins UCEDC/Capital One Bank Quick Pitch Business Competition

CRANFORD — Dulce Tanelli, a certified body ecologist and owner of Younique Probiotics, a  line of cultured vegetable products intended to aid digestion and build immunity, took first place in the recent Quick Pitch Business Competition, sponsored by UCEDC, a statewide nonprofit economic development corporation and Capital One Bank. The Quick Pitch Competition, launched in […]

Union County to observe POW/MIA Remembrance Day

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all residents and visitors to attend the commemoration of POW/MIA Remembrance Day in front of the Union County Courthouse at 2 Broad St. in Elizabeth on Friday, Sept. 20. The ceremony will start promptly at 11:15 a.m. “Each year, we hold this public ceremony […]

Enlow Hall to host Herbie Hancock on opening night

UNION — Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University will open its 2013-2014 season with an unforgettable opening night concert by a true icon of modern music — legendary pianist and composer Herbie Hancock on Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Throughout his explorations, Hancock — a 14-time Grammy Award winner — has […]

Freeholders urge legalizing same sex marriage

UNION COUNTY – The legal recognition of marriage between same sex couples has been a topic of heated debate for years in the United States and New Jersey. Last week, the Union County Freeholder Board took a strong stance on the issue and they could be the first county governing body to do so in the […]

Two green thumbs up

Master Gardener Larry Dzieskowski, left, came right to the point with a group of Master Gardener interns during the group’s spring tour and clean-up visit to the Master Gardeners’ Trailside Demonstration Gardens on April 2, New Class Day. Sharing his gardening expertise, he described some of the unusual, beautiful, and soon-to-be returning plants in the […]