Vermella at Garwood Station launches leasing 

Vermella at Garwood Station launches leasing 

GARWOOD, NJ — Russo Development announced on Thursday, Nov. 18, the launch of leasing at Vermella at Garwood Station, located at 450 South St. in Garwood. Featuring 296 apartments and 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities, the four-story building delivers recreation and social spaces, and a commuter friendly location. “We are thrilled to […]

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced $161.25 million in fiscal year 2022 municipal aid grants, with 541 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, according to an Oct. 26 press release. The competitive municipal aid […]

Union County announces 2021 children’s recreation grant awards for municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that grants have been awarded to 20 municipalities for improvements to recreation resources for children, through the Kids Recreation Trust Fund. In addition, 19 municipalities were awarded matching grants for planting new trees through the Greening Union County program. Both grant programs are […]

Thousands turn out for 2021 return of Garwood Still Rocks! in downtown

Thousands turn out for 2021 return of Garwood Still Rocks! in downtown

GARWOOD, NJ — Thousands turned out on a sun-splashed Sunday afternoon for the much-ballyhooed return of Garwood Still Rocks! in downtown Garwood. Thanks to the efforts of its key sponsor, Vermella at Garwood Station, the new luxury rental community from Russo Development, the popular street fair, music festival and car show took place on Sunday, […]

NJ fencing club brings home four national titles and 10 medals in 2021 U.S. National Championships

NJ fencing club brings home four national titles and 10 medals in 2021 U.S. National Championships

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Some local athletes helped Garwood’s Advance Fencing & Fitness Academy win four national titles and 10 total medals at the U.S.A. Fencing National Championships in Philadelphia, from July 3 through 12. AFFA’s Abby Parker of Westfield, Kailing Sathyanath of Chatham, Lola Possick of Weehawken and Jadeyn Williams of Metuchen all had […]

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 […]

New business opens in Garwood

New business opens in Garwood

GARWOOD, NJ — Underground Nutrition recently opened at 331 South Ave. in Garwood. Pictured from left are Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Gene Jannotti, GWACC Vice President and Garwood business liaison Carol Kearney, GWACC Vice President Jim Mooney, Garwood Mayor Sara Tedesco, Underground Nutrition co-owners Scott Lasher and Alan Collins, and GWACC board […]

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 […]

House adopts measure to mitigate Rahway River flooding

House adopts measure to mitigate Rahway River flooding

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Efforts to abate flooding from the East Branch of the Rahway River are back on, following a Dec. 8 vote from Congress that approved funding for a renewal of the Rahway River flood abatement study. The bill, S1811, also called the “Water Resources Development Act of 2020,” contains provisions for several […]

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