Union County awarded $2.8 million in Sandy Homeowner/Renter Assistance Funds

UNION COUNTY — As Union County continues to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Board of Chosen Freeholders recently announced that the county has been awarded $2.8 million dollars as part of the Sandy Homeowner/Renter Assistance Program. The State grant program will provide eligible households with up to $15,000 in total assistance for […]

Springfield’s Calderone School of Music head guitar instructor wins grand prize in Jam-Off

SPRINGFIELD — Stephen Urban, faculty member at The Calderone School of Music, recently completed his first full band studio track, which is now creating a buzz online. Urban is the head guitar instructor at CSM’s Springfield location and also teaches in East Hanover. His compositional prowess and technical skills on banjo and harmonica, along with […]

Household hazardous waste collection event for Union County residents in New Providence, Oct. 19

NEW PROVIDENCE – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will sponsor a Household Special Waste Collection event on Saturday, Oct. 19, so Union County residents can get rid of outdated or unwanted household chemicals, mercury thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an environmentally safe manner. The household hazardous waste collection will take place […]

The Jumble Store to celebrate 80 years of serving the Union County community

CRANFORD –The Jumble Store, a non-profit thrift store, located at 110 Walnut Ave. in Cranford, is celebrating its 80th Anniversary of serving the community. The store is owned and operated by the Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield and serves to raise the necessary funds for the league’s charitable programs. The store was established in October 1933 […]

Union County College participating in statewide Phi Theta Kappa Community College Completion Challenge this week

CRANFORD — Union County College is one of 19 community colleges across the state hosting a series of campus-based activities for the first-ever statewide NJ C4 kickoff week from Monday, Oct. 14, to Saturday, Oct. 19. Sponsored by the New Jersey Council of County Colleges’ Center for Student Success and the New Jersey Education Association, […]

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