Trinitas Regional Medical Center earns national award for promoting organ and tissue donation

Trinitas Regional Medical Center earns national award for promoting organ and tissue donation

ELIZABETH, NJ — Trinitas Regional Medical Center has been honored with the 2022 Workplace Partnership for Life Platinum Award for its organ and tissue donation awareness program from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Platinum Award is the highest accolade granted by […]

Union County to have annual Hispanic-heritage flag raising on Sept. 15

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to attend the free annual Union County Hispanic-heritage flag-raising ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 5 p.m., on the steps of the Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad St., Elizabeth. “We are proud to once again raise the Hispanic-heritage flag at the county […]

Kean University OT faculty, students receive grant to create ‘walkability trail’

Kean University OT faculty, students receive grant to create ‘walkability trail’

UNION, NJ — The Kean University Department of Occupational Therapy, the Housing Authority of Elizabeth and the Kean University Foundation have received a grant from AARP to create a “walkability trail,” featuring murals inspired by city residents. The Walk, Thrive, Share project is the creation of associate professor Claire Mulry, chairperson of the Kean Department […]

NJ inspires interest in environmental careers while promoting DEI

NJ inspires interest in environmental careers while promoting DEI

TRENTON, NJ — The Department of Environmental Protection has launched a pilot workforce development program to help the state of New Jersey develop the next generation of environmental protection, conservation and stewardship leaders while also providing an avenue for young adults from open space–constrained communities to engage with nature as they provide valuable stewardship services […]

Girl Scouts host FUNdraiser for local foster youths

Girl Scouts host FUNdraiser for local foster youths

ELIZABETH, NJ — May began with good news for foster youths in the Union County child welfare system: they have the support of their peers. Four Girl Scouts from Cranford and Elizabeth partnered with local businesses to create a fundraising event in which all proceeds were directed to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Union County. […]

More than 200 attendees celebrate Earth Day at Phil Rizzuto Park

More than 200 attendees celebrate Earth Day at Phil Rizzuto Park

ELIZABETH, NJ — On Friday, April 22, Groundwork Elizabeth, a local nonprofit organization, collaborated with local governments, businesses and the community at a “Boots Not Suits” Earth Day event in Union County’s Phil Rizzuto Park in Elizabeth. Since 1970, Earth Day has been observed annually around the world, in recognition of the value of a […]

Elizabethtown Gas supports expansion with $10,000 donation

Elizabethtown Gas supports expansion with $10,000 donation

ELIZABETH, NJ — Elizabethtown Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries, is donating $10,000 to help the Trinitas Foundation expand Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Dual Diagnosis Inpatient Unit. Trinitas is the only hospital in New Jersey that provides inpatient psychiatric care for children and adults who suffer from both intellectual/developmental disabilities and a severe mental […]

One man arrested, one remains at large in Elizabeth home invasion

One man arrested, one remains at large in Elizabeth home invasion

ELIZABETH, NJ — A Rahway man was arrested on Thursday, March 24, and a co-conspirator remains at large after they were criminally charged with an armed home invasion robbery in Elizabeth on Wednesday, March 2, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel, Elizabeth Police Director Earl J. Graves and Elizabeth Police Chief Giacomo Sacca jointly announced […]

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