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15 min ago | The Jersey Journal

Master Tree Stewards connect youths with trees in Union County

New Tree Marks a 100-Year Milestone: Union County Freeholder Sergio Granados visited Black Brook Park in Kenilworth earlier this summer to help celebrate a nationwide 100-year milestone for Cooperative Extension service programs.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Kenilworth, NJ, Rutgers University, Agriculture, Science

2 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Dr. Gerard Crisonino Files Petition To Run: Write-In Could Fill...

Monday, July 28 was the deadline to file a petition to run for the local Board of Education.

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Related Topix: Berkeley Heights, NJ

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Home Ownership Fair held in Plainfield

Union County Freeholder Linda Carter visited the Home Ownership Fair in Plainfield at the Washington Community School on Saturday, July 26, to lend support for efforts to engage residents in home ownership.

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Related Topix: Plainfield, NJ, Freehold, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Eight Candidates to Run for Westfield Board of Ed

Monday was the final day to file a petition to run for Westfield's board of education.

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The Jersey Journal

Boys and Girls Clubs of Union County to launch Great Futures Campaign

At 3 p.m., on July 31, Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County will launch the Great Futures Campaign to mobilize the community in support of kids and empower youth to achieve success.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

The Jersey Journal

Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich remembered at funeral for his dedication, positive...

Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, shown at a 2013 press conference in this file photo, was memorialized with a funeral mass today in Elizabeth.

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Related Topix: Elizabeth, NJ, Essex County, NJ, Newark, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Clean Out Your House, Fill up Your Soul

Do you have clothing, toys and small housewares gathering dust in your house? Your de-cluttering can do so much good in our community! Please bring your donations of clothing and accessories , gently used toys, small housewares and Halloween costumes to Jumble Store, 110 Walnut Ave. in Cranford, on Wednesday, July 30th from 4 pm to 8 pm! Your ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Halloween, Cranford, NJ, Plainfield, NJ

The Jersey Journal

'Take a Stand' for the children of Union County in Foster Care

Currently in the state of New Jersey there are more than 8,000 children in foster care.

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Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Menendez talks Sandy, flood insurance in Toms River

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez speaks at a meeting between the congressional delegation and Gov. Chris Christie on Nov. 18, 2012 at the Statehouse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Toms River, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Elizabeth, NJ

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Grassroots organization in Garwood's aim is to inform residents and support candidates

The newly organized "Republican & Independent Partners for Garwood" has tapped John Quattrocchi as president of the organization for the upcoming year.

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Related Topix: Garwood, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Berkeley Heights Police Youth Academy Strengthens Relationships With Youth

Responsibility and respect for each other are a few of the lessons the cadets take away from the Berkeley Heights Police Youth Academy organized by the Berkeley Heights Police Department.

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Related Topix: Berkeley Heights, NJ, Kids, Family

Patch.com

Westfield: 'Just Farmed' Brings Farmer Market Experience Right To Your Door

Now in their second full season, Just Farmed of Westfield brings edible treasures traditionally found at local farmers market right to your front door.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, Life, Food, Vegetables, Recipes, Agriculture, Science

TheAlternativePress.com

Assemblyman Holley? Roselle Residents Are Waiting For The News

Ask most residents in Roselle what politician they love the most and 9 times out of 10 they will say their beloved Mayor Jamel Holley.

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Related Topix: Roselle, NJ, Hillside, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Cranford to host National Night Out party on Tuesday, Aug. 5

CRANFORD - Tuesday, Aug. 5, is the 31st annual National Night Out event, and the Cranford Police Department will be holding its own celebration.

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Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Rahway, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Paterson family picked for Rose Parade tribute to organ donors

At a time of utter tragedy, Katty and Angel Mercado had a decision to make. Their six-week-old daughter, Melissa Bena Mercado, was dying from a brain injury suffered during a car accident.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Clifton, NJ

The Alternative Press

Guidance on Visiting the Rotunda at the Union County Courthouse for...

UNION COUNTY, NJ The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders offers travel guidance to mourners who are visiting the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth, in order to pay their last respects to Sheriff Ralph Froehlich.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ, Rahway, NJ, Broadway, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Union County Senior Art Show winners exhibit at Freeholders Gallery in Elizabeth

Molly Brown of Rahway receives congratulations from Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski and Linda Carter at the 2014 Union County Senior Citizens Art Show for her award-winning acrylic painting.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ, Rahway, NJ, Painting, Arts, Scotch Plains, NJ

The Jersey Journal

UCC's College for Teens holds class commencement

Pictured, Union County Freeholders Vernell Wright and Bette Jane Kowalski congratulate Jada Peterson of Rahway, Beryl Artman of Springfield and Isabella Hurtado of Fanwood on completing the Union County Freeholders College for Teens during the class commencement at Union County College in Cranford.

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Related Topix: Rahway, NJ, Fanwood, NJ, Cranford, NJ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Westfield Foundation announces new trustees and grant recipients

The Westfield Foundation welcomes three new trustees to the board for the 2014-15 term.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, Theater, Arts, Roosevelt, NJ, Edison, NJ, Medicine, Cancer, Health

The Alternative Press

Funeral Services Announced for Union County Sheriff Ralph Froelich

The funeral services have been announced for Union County Sheriff Ralph Froelich who died Sunday night at age 83 after a battle with cancer.

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Related Topix: Fanwood, NJ

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