Wearing their hearts on their sleeves

LINDEN — The Linden Public School No. 10 PTA is selling T-shirts as a fundraiser to assist Kim Marie Kefalas, a third-grade teacher, who is battling breast cancer. If anyone is interested in purchasing a T-shirt, they can contact Maureen Majewski at [email protected] or call School No. 10 at 908-486-2043.

County clerk to waive passport photo fee for limiting time only

UNION COUNTY — For a limited time only, the Union County Clerk’s offices in Westfield and Elizabeth are offering free passport photographs as a special incentive for residents to apply for a passport. From Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Saturday, Feb. 1, the normal $10 cost of each photograph will be waived when a resident applies […]

New Jersey American Water announces temporary water treatment

UNION COUNTY — As part its annual pipeline maintenance program, New Jersey American Water will temporarily change the water treatment process at its Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant in Bridgewater and at its Canal Road Water Treatment Plant in Somerset from a chloramine –a combination of ammonia and chlorine — to free chlorine. The change will […]

Freeholder Estrada named second vice chairman of NJTPA

NEWARK – Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada was elected Second Vice Chairman of North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority at today’s Board of Trustees meeting. NJTPA oversees regional transportation planning and annually authorizes more than $1 billion in federal surface transportation funding for 13 counties in northern and central New Jersey. “A well-functioning transportation network is essential to our […]

Celebrity Bartender event to raise funds for St. Pat’s parade

UNION COUNTY — The Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee will host its annual Celebrity Bartenders fundraiser on Sunday, Jan. 19, from 1:30 to 7 p.m. at the Kenilworth Veterans Center located at 33 South 21st St., Kenilworth. The party will be in honor of Gene Gillespie of The Blackthorn Irish Pub and Restaurant, […]

Deer management program continues through Feb. 5

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Department of Parks and Community Renewal has released details of its annual Deer Management Program, which began on Monday morning, Jan. 6, in five Union County parks and one municipal park. Browsing for food by large numbers of deer has caused a loss of forest understory in park areas […]

Union County to hold annual reorganization meeting on Sunday, Jan. 5

UNION COUNTY — Union County Freeholder Chairman-elect Christopher Hudak will announce his chairman’s initiatives during County Government’s Reorganization at the County Courthouse on Sunday, Jan. 5 which will begin at noon. Those scheduled to be sworn into new terms include: Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, Freeholders Sergio Granados, Linda Carter and Bette Jane Kowalski. Mohamed S. Jalloh is […]

Disbarred Cranford-based attorney admits to stealing from clients

ELIZABETH –A West Orange man who once managed a Cranford-based law practice has admitted to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from half a dozen clients, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park announced Tuesday. Appearing Monday before state Superior Court Judge Robert Mega, 41-year-old Sergio Pastor pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree theft by failure to make […]

Union County students rave about UC STEP program

UNION COUNTY – As Anna O’Brian stepped off of the bus onto the grounds of Kean University, the teenager was not too enthused with the prospect of spending her day there. But after spending her day bonding and working together with students from the far reaches of Union County she raved about her enriching experience […]

Union Catholic freshman awarded the Eldon M. Hammeke Scholarship

SCOTCH PLAINS –Union Catholic recently announced that Katrina Springer of Roselle Park has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Eldon M. Hammeke Scholarship. The scholarship was established in memory of Hammeke by his wife Grace, and is supported by the Knights of Columbus Summit Council #783, of which Mr. Hammeke was an active member. The award is […]

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