Union County Board of Commissioners awards 60 HEART grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has announced that 60 artists, historians and local nonprofit organizations will receive funding through the 2021 Union County HEART — History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands — grant program. The HEART grant program was created by the Board of Commissioners in 1998, in recognition of […]

Progress: Union County sees many advancements in 2020

Progress: Union County sees many advancements in 2020

UNION COUNTY, NJ — 2020 was packed to the brim with goings-on, from COVID-19 to the census, from the Black Lives Matter movement to the presidential election. While COVID-19 and unrest dominated headlines, there were many infrastructure advancements in Union County. The following is a short recap of some of those improvements; this is by […]

Elizabeth native heads back to the Super Bowl

Elizabeth native heads back to the Super Bowl

ELIZABETH, NJ — Todd Bowles, a football standout at Elizabeth High School who went on to a career as an NFL safety and then as head coach of the New York Jets, is heading to the Super Bowl on Feb. 7 in Tampa, Fla., as the defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Bowles, from […]

Elizabeth Scouts have great success ‘Scouting for Food’

Elizabeth Scouts have great success ‘Scouting for Food’

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Boy Scouts of America conducts its annual “Scouting for Food” program as a nationwide community service project. Scouts in BSA troops and Cub Scout packs solicit donations of food from their neighbors, which is given to food pantries or social service agencies for distribution. Boy Scout Troop 23 and Cub Scout […]

New conference center at Trinitas named for Victor M. Richel

New conference center at Trinitas named for Victor M. Richel

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Victor M. Richel Conference Center at Trinitas Regional Medical Center is a new, 253-person–capacity education/conference facility named after the medical center’s long-time chairperson and benefactor. “Vic Richel is a recognized leader who has given his talents and treasure to Trinitas and the Elizabeth hospitals that came before it,” explained Gary S. […]

Murphy administration announces $161 million in grants to 543 municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On Nov. 18, Gov. Phil Murphy announced $161.25 million in municipal aid grants, with 543 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, demonstrating the state Department of Transportation’s commitment to communities. The competitive municipal aid grant program attracted 635 applications from 549 […]

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