Union County Freeholder chairperson appointed to NACo board

Union County Freeholder chairperson appointed to NACo board

UNION COUNTY — Union County Freeholder Chairperson Alexander Mirabella has been appointed to the National Association of Counties 2020-2021 board of directors. With Mirabella’s appointment, Union County becomes the sole representative for New Jersey counties on the board, which includes approximately 125 members and executives. “It has been an honor to serve the people of […]

Union County freeholders, UCIA cut ribbon on new Oak Ridge Park Athletic Field

Union County freeholders, UCIA cut ribbon on new Oak Ridge Park Athletic Field

CLARK, NJ — Union County freeholders recently joined with members of the Union County Improvement Authority, Union County College, Clark residents and officials in cutting the ribbon at the new Oak Ridge Park Athletic Field. “This magnificent facility now takes its place as one of the top-notch recreational fields in the state,” said Freeholder Chairperson […]

Murphy administration announces $161 million in grants to 543 municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On Nov. 18, Gov. Phil Murphy announced $161.25 million in municipal aid grants, with 543 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, demonstrating the state Department of Transportation’s commitment to communities. The competitive municipal aid grant program attracted 635 applications from 549 […]

Freeholder board designates parking for veterans

Freeholder board designates parking for veterans

UNION COUNTY — In honor of Veterans Day, the Union County freeholder board announced that nine county facilities will now offer designated parking spaces for military veterans. The parking spaces will feature signage noting their veteran designation and may be used by any veteran with a car displaying a special placard provided by the Office […]

New statewide restrictions in effect to combat COVID-19

New statewide restrictions in effect to combat COVID-19

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With the surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Phil Murphy recently signed Executive Order No. 194, which includes new mitigation measures that place restrictions on seating and hours for restaurants, bars, clubs and lounges and a prohibition on interstate indoor K-12 and youth sports. These measures went into effect on Thursday, Nov. […]

Warinanco Park receives TLC from Kean students

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A group of students from the Center for Leadership and Service at Kean University participated in Union County’s Adopt-a-Park program and spent hours last week removing invasive plants, pruning vegetation and picking up trash in and around the Warinanco shoreline restoration project at the lake in Warinanco Park. The students wore […]

Longtime Superior Court judge retires

Longtime Superior Court judge retires

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The coronavirus has affected everything, including jury trials, and Katherine Dupuis, a former presiding judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey in Union County, reflected on its impact. “The pandemic affected this an enormous amount,” Dupuis said on Monday, Oct. 26. “The court system shut down, originally. Even now, they […]

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