Confirm events are still happening before you get in the car

Confirm events are still happening before you get in the car

UNION COUNTY, NJ — UnionNewsDaily and its affiliated newspapers print notices and calendars telling readers about upcoming events, programs, lectures and more. Due to COVID-19, a lot of municipalities and organizations are canceling or postponing events. Some of these cancellations may occur after publication, or simply not be communicated to us in time to prevent […]

Summit one of 15 towns to receive reforestation grants

SUMMIT, NJ — Summit was among 15 municipalities to receive more than $50,000 for floodplain reforestation projects, Sustainable Jersey announced on Feb. 5. The Roots for Rivers Reforestation Grant and Technical Assistance Program is a partnership between Sustainable Jersey, The Nature Conservancy and The Watershed Institute. To date, Roots for Rivers–funded proposals include more than […]

Summit residents rally for more restrictive gun laws

Summit residents rally for more restrictive gun laws

SUMMIT, NJ  — Residents from Essex and Union counties gathered Jan. 13 at Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Summit to hold a vigil in honor of the victims of gun violence, before turning the program into an introduction to ways to prevent gun violence. The event was held halfway between the anniversaries of the Dec. […]

Overlook rheumatologist recognized by Arthritis Foundation

Overlook rheumatologist recognized by Arthritis Foundation

SUMMIT, N.J. — As a harpist, Cecelia Chartoff needs her hands to be in good working order, but it’s not always easy for the performer, who has rheumatoid arthritis. The chronic autoimmune disorder affects the joints and can also attack other body systems. However, Chartoff rarely misses a performance and she credits her reliability to […]

Bramnick, Munoz prevail again in race for Assembly seats

Bramnick, Munoz prevail again in race for Assembly seats

Assembly minority leader Jon Bramnick and fellow Republican Nancy Munoz appeared to have beaten back a Democratic upset bid for the second straight election, prevailing in the 22nd Legislative District race despite the wildcard entrance of two “independent conservative” candidates. With 98 percent of the precincts reporting in, Bramnick had a better than 3,000-vote lead […]

Union residents assured on drinking water safety

UNION, N.J. — New Jersey American Water Company administrators gathered with state and local officials to assure residents at an Oct. 15 town hall-style meeting that their tap water is safe to drink, stating that local water sources have tested below state limits for lead. State Sen. Joseph Cryan, whose 20th Legislative District comprises Union, […]