Trinitas has given 22,000 COVID-19 vaccines since December 2020

Trinitas has given 22,000 COVID-19 vaccines since December 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ — Trinitas Regional Medical Center has been on a mission to vaccinate members of the community since December, when the FDA issued an emergency-use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine. Since that time, Trinitas has given 22,000 vaccinations and will continue vaccinating people as long as supplies are available. A recent recipient of the […]

NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end in this area

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On April 19, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan–Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants. These plants serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. In mid-January, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water […]

Meet Frida and Mango on Union County’s Falcon Cam

Meet Frida and Mango on Union County’s Falcon Cam

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents of all ages to take a look at the county’s Falcon Cam, which provides a livestream of the action in and around the peregrine falcon nest located on the roof of the Union County Courthouse. “Peregrine falcons are listed as an endangered […]

Vaccination plan launched for homeless

Vaccination plan launched for homeless

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has partnered the county’s Department of Human Services with United Way of Greater Union County in a COVID-19 vaccination outreach plan for the homeless. The county and the United Way of Greater Union County will coordinate the administration of vaccines to 400 homeless individuals at […]

Elizabeth Housing Authority launches new Jobs Plus program

Elizabeth Housing Authority launches new Jobs Plus program

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Elizabeth Housing Authority has launched a new Jobs Plus program, thanks to a $2.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. “I am so excited to bring this innovative and life-changing program to the residents of Mravlag Manor,” said LaChelle Thompson, Jobs Plus program director. “There is […]

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 […]

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