The Raptor Trust teaches children about birds of prey at Cranford Community Center

The Raptor Trust teaches children about birds of prey at Cranford Community Center

CRANFORD, NJ — The Friends of the Cranford Library recently sponsored a program put on by The Raptor Trust about birds of prey. The program was at Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. Kate Seeland, associate director of education at The Raptor Trust, gave the 45-minute presentation to an audience of young children. The Raptor […]

Tour de Elizabeth draws more than 800 cyclists in scenic journey through Elizabeth

Tour de Elizabeth draws more than 800 cyclists in scenic journey through Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ — On Sunday, May 19, Groundwork Elizabeth, the Elizabeth Mayor and the city of Elizabeth hosted the 21st annual Tour de Elizabeth. The annual recreational bicycling tour is the Sunday before Memorial Day weekend each year. Unique tour routes are redesigned each year, in order to showcase Elizabeth’s rich history, art, culture and […]

Urban League of Union County hosts annual meeting at Kean

Urban League of Union County hosts annual meeting at Kean

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Urban League of Union County recently had its annual meeting in the STEM Building at Kean University. Founded in Elizabeth in 1944, the league is approaching its 80th anniversary. Its mission is to “assist African Americans and other minority group members in the achievement of social and economic equality.” Attendees […]

Union County Cannabis Job Fair cultivates employment opportunities for residents

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has announced a Job Fair: Opportunities in Cannabis Industry on Thursday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the UCNJ Union College of Union County NJ’s Elizabeth campus, located at 40 West Grand St., Elizabeth. This job fair is a collective effort […]

L.A. musician honors hometown of Elizabeth in new CD release

L.A. musician honors hometown of Elizabeth in new CD release

ELIZABETH, NJ — Joe Normal, born and raised in Elizabeth, pays homage to his hometown in his newest compact disc release, “Public Works.” He pays homage to the beautiful park in his songs, “Warinanco Pond” and “Bayway Refinery,” which is on the border of Elizabeth and Linden. Then there’s “Small Town Factory,” about Wilson Jones […]

Learn more about summer camp at the Gateway Family YMCA

Learn more about summer camp at the Gateway Family YMCA

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It’s never too early to begin thinking about summer camp and researching the best opportunities for your child to thrive. The Gateway Family YMCA understands the unique needs of children and families, providing transformational Summer Camp experiences for hundreds of children throughout Eastern Union County and Northern Middlesex County each year. […]

Union County Teen Arts Touring Exhibit showcases local talent at Elizabeth Public Library

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has announced the opening of the 2024 Union County Teen Arts Touring Exhibit, now on display at the Elizabeth Public Library. The Teen Arts Touring Exhibit features visual art works selected to serve as an exemplary representation of the artistic talent in Union County. “We […]

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