Hundreds of people attend Elizabeth’s annual Winter Fest

Hundreds of people attend Elizabeth’s annual Winter Fest

ELIZABETH, NJ — The annual Citywide Winter Fest Toy Give-a-Way took place at AMC Jersey Gardens 20 in the Mills at Jersey Gardens on Saturday, Dec. 10, bringing residents together to kick off the holiday season. The event was hosted by Councilwoman Patricia Perkins-Auguste, who has organized it for 22 years. Guest speakers included Elizabeth […]

EPS receives $493K federal School Violence Prevention grant

ELIZABETH, NJ — Elizabeth Public Schools was recently awarded $493K in federal funding for a two-year period through the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services’ School Violence Prevention Program. The COPS SVPP is a competitive award program designed to provide funding to improve security at schools and on school grounds in the grantee’s jurisdiction through […]

School board candidates square off in upcoming election

UNION COUNTY — In addition to state, county and local municipal elections, Tuesday, Nov. 8, will also see Board of Education candidates square off and seek votes. Although many of the candidates have catchy slogans, in much the same manner as their cohorts on municipal councils and committees, the key element missing for BOE candidates […]

Works of artist on exhibit at Commissioners’ Gallery in Elizabeth

Works of artist on exhibit at Commissioners’ Gallery in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners is presenting “Moments,” an exhibit by the interdisciplinary artist Hao Feng. “Moments” is on exhibit at the Commissioners’ Gallery through Friday, Dec. 9. The Commissioners Gallery is located on the sixth floor of the Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza in midtown Elizabeth, and […]

Election season roars to life in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With Election Day less than a week away, the entire state is looking toward the midterm election. In Union County, it is the county clerk’s office that is involved in much of the preparatory work, and a key element is security. “We do coordinate with the municipal clerks who are responsible […]

Golf Classic provides $100,000 of support to St. Joseph Social Service Center

Golf Classic provides $100,000 of support to St. Joseph Social Service Center

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Columbia Bank is supporting St. Joseph Social Service Center by raising $100,000 at its 34th annual Golf Classic to benefit the nonprofit. Every year, St. Joseph Social Service Center serves more than 2,500 children and adults in need, including those who are homeless, throughout Elizabeth and the surrounding communities. On Monday, […]

Trinitas to be honored by Mental Health Association in New Jersey

ELIZABETH. NJ — The Mental Health Association in New Jersey has announced that Elizabeth-based Behavioral Health and Psychiatry at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, will be honored at its 22nd annual Evening of Excellence, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m., at the Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park. The department […]

Golf classic fundraiser supports Community Access Unlimited programs

Golf classic fundraiser supports Community Access Unlimited programs

LIVINGSTON, NJ — More than 80 golfers and supporters enjoyed a day outdoors at the Community Access Unlimited Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 19, to boost services for people with developmental disabilities and youths at risk in New Jersey. Sponsors for the event at Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston included Valley Bank, Innovative Benefit […]

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