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Faith in New Jersey joined with other civil rights advocates to recognize the Freeholder Board for supporting a recent change to Union County Department of Corrections procedures relating to detainer requests from the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.
Pride of accomplishment through horticultural therapy was first and foremost the goal on Saturday, August 16, when the Master Gardeners of Union County hosted members and staff from Community Access Unlimited in their Demonstration Gardens.
One tree can absorb as much as 48 pounds of carbon dioxide per year. Trees also trap dust particles and other pollutants, and they help keep neighborhoods cool in the summer.
The Park Theater located at 23 W. Westfield Ave. in Roselle Park was in operation since the mid 1920s and was the place where parents and kids alike spent their weekend afternoons and evenings.
Three Union County schools made the list in New Jersey Monthly's Top High Schools 2014 survey: New Providence High School ranked in the top 20 at number 6 , and the Union County Magnet school and the Academy for Information Technology made the magazine's list of Top Vocational High Schools.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County hosted a golf outing to benefit our after-school programs on August 18 at Bella Vista Country Club in Marlboro.
Frank Balun towered over the trap, his eyes fixed on the animal inside. Spying a furry head poking out of the enclosure, something inside him cracked.
Pictured are the graduates of the 2014 College for Teens summer program with Union County Freeholders Sergio Granados and Vernell Wright .
"I've accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge. Thank you to my brother Jesse, Congressman Payne, Assemblyman Troy Singleton, Mayor Vauss of Irvington, Mayor Mahr of Fanwood and Firefighter Benkovich for the challenge.
Carlos Rojas, right, a community organizer, lauds Union County's change of policy to no longer honor federal requests to hold immigrants without a warrant.
MONTGOMERY - A Roselle man was arrested last week on charges he passed counterfeit $100 bills in the borough, police said.
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced today that the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, Westfield Neighborhood Council and Musical Club of Westfield, Scotch Plains will receive funding through the 2014 Union County HEART Grant Program.
ROSELLE PARK - A brother and sister from Roselle Park were charged on Aug. 16 by police in connection with a fight in the roadway on the 600 block of Sherman Avenue.
State Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean recently completed the ALS ice bucket challenge with the help of his daughters.
Plainfield man tied to drug sales in two counties Rafiq Grundy pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and possession of a firearm Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1oKR7Jj A 35-year-old Plainfield man, with apparent ties to drug sales in Middlesex and Union counties, is facing 11 years in state prison after pleading guilty ... (more)
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 04:37 am
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