News Archives 2010


December
2010

December 29, 2010 RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County Hosts Symposium on Understanding Pediatric & Adolescent Immunizations
December 29, 2010 Happy Holidays from the Union County 4-H Photo Club
December 29, 2010 Yoga Series at Trailside Begins Tuesday, Jan. 18, and Continues thru March 22
December 28, 2010 Union County Announces Details about Upcoming Ash Brook Reservation Deer Management Program
December 28, 2010 Freeholders Thank Holiday Nature Craft Show and Charity Drive Supporters
December 28, 2010 Freeholders Honor Alexandra Jackman of Westfield
December 26, 2010 Notice of Two Hour Work Delay for Union County
December 23, 2010 Union County Celebrates Season of Giving
December 23, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Officers Arrest Suspect Wanted for Kidnapping, Carjacking and Other Offenses
December 23, 2010 Union County Baseball Hall of FameGains Three New Members, Feb. 13
December 23, 2010 PHOTO: Christopher Hudak Sworn in as Union County Freeholder
December 20, 2010 Nine Union County Residents Earn Master Tree Steward Certificate
December 17, 2010 Christmas Caroling at the Courthouse
December 17, 2010 Hand-Made Cheer for the Holidays
December 17, 2010 Union County Immunization Center – Temporary Closing
December 15, 2010 Union County Lights a New Holiday Tree Blue Spruce from Union Adorns Courthouse Rotunda
December 15, 2010 Union County Seniors Can Take Free Classes in Computers, Cooking and More
December 14, 2010 High School Hockey Tournament Ends Dec. 15 with Battle of Undefeated Teams: Westfield vs. Morris Knolls at Warinanco Park Ice Skating Rink
December 14, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Office Thanks Nation Tree Company for Donation
December 10, 2010 Business Development Workshops Available Grow Your Business and Earn a Certificate
December 10, 2010 Music Benefit to aid the Homeless
5th Annual Blank-Fest to raise blankets and coats for the homeless
December 10, 2010 Union County Offers Tips to Enjoy Safer Holidays and Save Money, Too
December 9, 2010 PHOTO: Freeholders Honor Madhumita Parmar of Scotch Plains
December 9, 2010 Union County Clerk Offers Free Wall Calendar with County History and 2011 Election Year Information
December 9, 2010 PHOTO: Union County Vocational-Technical Schools “Relay for Life”
December 8, 2010 PHOTO: Lesli Price the 2010 Municipal Volunteer of the Year from Plainfield
December 8, 2010 PHOTO: Melba Mullins named the 2010 Municipal Volunteer of the Year from Hillside
December 8, 2010 PHOTO: Police Sgt. Joanne Scaturo named the 2010 Union County Volunteer of the Year
December 8, 2010 PHOTO: Daniel Torres named the 2010 Municipal Volunteer of the Year from Springfield
December 8, 2010 PHOTO: Arnold Pierre named the 2010 Municipal Volunteer of the Year from Elizabeth
December 8, 2010 PHOTO: Michael Iacovelli named the 2010 Municipal Volunteer of the Year from New Providence
December 8, 2010 PHOTO: Sal Bivona named the 2010 Municipal Volunteer of the Year from Linden
December 8, 2010 Union County Vo-Tech Schools Earn Top Honors for Cancer Research Fundraising
December 7, 2010 Uniform Sale – January 31st at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
December 7, 2010 Pastel Paintings by Marion Derrett of Scotch Plains on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
December 6, 2010 Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting
December 5, 2010 Runnells Product Sales – 2011
December 3, 2010 Sebastian D’Elia presents Angelo Bonanno and Robert Trotte with a honorary resolution
December 2, 2010 High School Hockey Tournament Begins Dec. 6 at Warinanco Park Ice Skating Rink
December 1, 2010 “Christopher’s Program” Honored for Multi-Faceted Approach to Reducing Gang Violence
November
2010
November 30, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Office Gardner Certified as a Latent Print Examiner
November 29, 2010 Freeholders Congratulate Scholarship Winner Williams
November 29, 2010 Freeholders Honor Scholarship Winner Maryellen Schneeberger
November 24, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Officers Seek “Tree of Hope” Donations for Kids in Need
November 18, 2010 Craft Show, Tree & Menorah Lighting at Trailside, Dec. 5
November 16, 2010 Union County Teen Arts Exhibit on Display at Freeholders Gallery through Dec. 22
November 15, 2010 Glove Sale at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital December 16
November 15, 2010 Maffey’s Security Group Celebrates 100 Years
November 12, 2010 Support for Caregivers Available at Runnells Specialized Hospital
November 12, 2010 Start Holiday Shopping at Runnells Specialized Hospital
November 12, 2010 Union County Sheriff Firearms Training Facility in Springfield
November 12, 2010 Learn How to Bring Healthy Vegetables to Your Holiday Table
November 10, 2010 Union County Clerk Offers Veterans Honorable Discharge Cards
November 10, 2010 Easy Holiday Gift-Making for Children
November 5, 2010 Learn How to Choose & Use a Backyard Telescope, Nov. 12-13
November 3, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Office to Participate in the American Medicine Chest Challenge

October
2010

October 27, 2010 Simple Treasures” on Sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital November 4th
October 26, 2010 Union County Joins New Statewide Electronics Recycling Network
October 26, 2010 Freeholder Column: The ARC Tunnel: Our Generation’s Legacy to the Future
October 25, 2010 Red Ribbon Drug Awareness Day
October 22, 2010 Make Your Own Wreath at Trailside Using Natural Materials, Nov. 10
October 22, 2010 HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS FROM SHERIFF FROEHLICH
October 21, 2010 Bridgeway Students Exhibit Artwork at Freeholders Gallery
October 21, 2010 Union County College Nursing Program Honored
October 21, 2010 UCC Nursing Dean Honored for Vaccination Campaign Effort
October 21, 2010 Community Access Unlimited 30th Annual Gala
October 20, 2010 Ice Skating Lessons Are Available at Warinanco Rink for People with Disabilities
October 20, 2010 Opening of the Newly Refurbished Playground at Howard Field Park in Rahway
October 20, 2010 Union County Opens New Snyder Avenue Park
October 19, 2010 Free 45-minute Watershed Science Presentation Offered by Union County and the AmeriCorps Program
October 19, 2010 Free Union County Class Shows “25 Days to Better Health and More Wealth”
October 19, 2010 Celebrating Columbus Day
October 18, 2010 Artwork by Rosalia Tignini Verdun of Roselle Park on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
October 15, 2010 Family Fun at Trailside’s Autumn Outdoor Adventures
October 15, 2010 Union County Clerk Announces New Service Making Sample Ballots Accessible Online
October 15, 2010 A New Economic Foundation for Union County
October 15, 2010 Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi presents check to Union County Homeless Trust Fund
October 14, 2010 Union County Receives Community Change Award
October 14, 2010 Recycle Electronics & Shred Unwanted Personal Documents in New Providence, Oct. 30
October 13, 2010 Students Can Win Prizes in ‘Time Traveler Sweepstakes’ During Union County’s ‘Four Centuries in a Weekend’ – Oct. 16-17
October 13, 2010 County Clerk Extends Office Hours for Voters, Oct. 30
October 12, 2010 Union County Honors the 37 Officers Killed in the Line of Duty
October 8, 2010 Union County Clerk Launches Recovery System To Protect Documents from Destruction
October 7, 2010 NEW ACADEMY FOR PERFORMING ARTS OFFICIALLY OPENS AT UNION COUNTY VO-TECH SCHOOLS CAMPUS
October 7, 2010 New Academy for Performing Arts Officially Opens At Union County Vo-Tech Schools Campus
October 7, 2010 Rock, Mineral & Gem Show at Trailside, October 16
October 7, 2010 Free Seminar Offers Insights into Hiring People with Disabilities
October 6, 2010 Mary Phillips, Community Relations Coordinator with ConocoPhillips, named Business Leader of the Year by the Libraries of Union County Consortium
October 6, 2010 Marilyn Coplan of the Linden Public Library named Library Trustee of the Year by the Libraries of Union County Consortium
October 5, 2010 Union County Teen Arts Exhibit on Display in Union through Nov. 15
October 5, 2010 New Yoga Program for Teens with Disabilities
October 5, 2010 “Promoting Yourself or Your Organization” – Workshop Explores Marketing & Identity Planning, Oct. 27
October 5, 2010 MusicFest Harvest Contest Winner
October 1, 2010 Freeholders Honor Plainfield Librarian Joseph Da Rold
October 1, 2010 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 1, 2010 Union County Parastransit System Employees Honored
October 1, 2010 “Art in the Gardens” Features Music & Dance
at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth, Oct. 8-11
October 1, 2010 Take a Tour through Union County History:
Four Centuries in a Weekend, Oct. 16-17

September
2010

September 30, 2010 UNION COUNTY LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE SITE IS MORE INTERACTIVE, USER FRIENDLY AND INFORMATIVE
September 30, 2010 Red Ribbon Week Kicks off in Union County to Help Prevent Substance Abuse
September 30, 2010 Enjoy Columbus Day at Trailside Nature & Science Center with “A Touch of Nature” Matinee Program, Oct. 11
September 29, 2010 FEDERAL STIMULUS PROGRAM PUMPS $23 MILLION INTO UNION COUNTY ECONOMY, CREATES JOBS AND IMPROVES INFRASTRUCUTRE
September 28, 2010 COUNTY OF UNION HOLDS SECOND ANNUAL COLUMBUS DAY FLAG RAISING EVENT
September 27, 2010 Harvestfest Build a Scarecrow Contest Winners
September 27, 2010 Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Recognition Luncheon, Honoring Seniors
September 27, 2010 Union County Offers a Helping Hand with Medical Costs
September 24, 2010 Autumn Hay Rides & Family Fun around the Campfire Are Popular at Trailside Nature & Science Center
September 23, 2010 “Trooper of the Year” – Phoebe Weiman of Cranford
September 23, 2010 Mary Close of Summit Honored
September 22, 2010 Register to Vote by October 12th for General Election in New Jersey
September 22, 2010 Union County Enters into Contract with Bergen County to Provide 20 Beds at Juvenile Detention Center in Linden
September 22, 2010 October 22nd- Reese Fine Jewelry Sale at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
September 21, 2010 Nursing Symposium “Understanding Pediatric & Adolescent Immunizations”
September 20, 2010 A message from the Union County Sheriff
September 17, 2010 Union County Clerk Offers Application Forms to “Vote By Mail” in Nov. 2 General Election
September 17, 2010 POW/MIA Recognition Day
September 17, 2010 Freeholders Honor Kathleen Naymola
September 16, 2010 Union County Distributes $2.6 Million in Housing Improvement Projects
September 16, 2010 Children of All Ages Can Enjoy Daytime Programs at Trailside This Fall
September 15, 2010 Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Roselle, Oct. 5
September 14, 2010 County Launches Employee Wellness Program
September 14, 2010 Union County to Conduct “Seat Check Saturday” On September 25th
September 14, 2010 Record Crowd for Union County MusicFest
September 14, 2010 MusicFest 2010
September 14, 2010 Union County MusicFest 2010
September 14, 2010 Union County “Women of Excellence” Sought for 2011 Awards
September 10, 2010 Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi Honored by International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials and Treasurers
September 10, 2010 Union County Residents Can Save on Prescription Drugs with New Union County Wellness Program
September 10, 2010 Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Scotch Plains, Sept. 25
September 10, 2010 “Getting to the Source” Funders Panel Explores Grant Options, Sept. 29
September 10, 2010 Union County Offers Free Berry Class
September 08, 2010 Union County Uses Facebook to Help Students Prevent Violence
September 01, 2010 Union County Clerk Warns Property Owners: Don’t Be a Victim of Property Deed Scam

August
2010

August 31, 2010 Tickets Are Available for Evening Hay Rides & Family Fun Around the Campfire at Trailside Nature & Science Center
August 31, 2010 UNION COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY’S SOLAR ENERGY PLAN PROVIDES BRIGHT FUTURE
August 31, 2010 Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Linden, Sept. 16
August 30, 2010 Union County Arranges Funding to Save Historic Fireplace
August 30, 2010 Union County MusicFest Shines a Green Spotlight on Conservation
August 26, 2010 2010 Union County HEART Grant
August 26, 2010 Union County Youths Get a Taste of Science
August 25, 2010 Farmers Market Vouchers Available at The Union County Fair at Musicfest
August 25, 2010 Freeholders Honor Swirz of the Roselle Park Fire Department
August 25, 2010 Trailside Offers Evening Yoga Series Beginning Sept. 14
August 24, 2010 Harvest Contest at Union County MusicFest
August 24, 2010 Union County Awards 43 “HEART” Grants
August 24, 2010 Union County Clerk at Jersey Gardens Mall Expo
August 24, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Youth Academy 2010 Class Graduates
August 24, 2010 Harvest Contest at Union County MusicFest
August 23, 2010 County Officials Join U.S. Coast Guard Tour
August 18, 2010 Trailside Offers After School Science Programs
August 17, 2010 RUNNELLS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL’S 13th ANNUAL COURTYARD CARNIVAL
August 17, 2010 Union County 4-H Clubs Welcome New Members
August 13, 2010 Rutgers 4-H Club’s Summer Youth Science Program
August 12, 2010 Union County Adopts Innovative “Christopher’s Program” to Help Prevent Gang Violence
August 11, 2010 Union County Performing Arts Center Offers First Ever “Friends of MusicFest” Sponsorships
August 6, 2010 “Family Flix” Summer Film Series in Union County Parks Concludes Tuesday, August 24, with “Racing Stripes”
August 6, 2010 Free Concert by Jimmy and the Parrots at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, August 25
August 5, 2010 Union County Emergency Responders Shine in Recent Hazmat Incident
August 5, 2010 Union County Senior Art Show Winners Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery
August 4, 2010 Free Concert of Rocking Revelry by The Nerds at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, August 18
August 4, 2010 Photographs by Marilyn Espinoza of Scotch Plains Are on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
August 4, 2010

TRAIN HEADLINES SATURDAY AT 13th ANNUAL UNION COUNTY MUSICFEST
SPOON IS SUNDAY HEADLINER – Free two-day event also features Soul Asylum, The Bravery, Suzanne Vega, The Zombies, Ok Go, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Nils Lofgren Acoustic Duo, Jesse Malin and the St. Marks Social, Mike Peters & Friends, Willie Nile, 61 North; Vita Chambers will also perform a free show at the Union County Fair at MusicFest on Thursday – The Alarm performs on Saturday night at The Crossroads in Garwood – New Jersey artist Nicole Atkins added to Sunday lineup

August 4, 2010 UNION COUNTY ANNOUNCES $276 MILLION TAX RELIEF AND WASTE DISPOSAL SAVINGS PLAN
August 3, 2010 County Clerk Offers Expedited Passport Service to Help Travelers Avoid Last-Minute Travel Snags
August 3, 2010 “Family Flix” Summer Film Series in Union County Parks
Continues Tuesday, August 17, with “Monsters vs. Aliens”
August 2, 2010 New Jersey State Golf Association at Galloping Hill


July
2010

July 30, 2010 Early American Crafters Are Wanted for Harvest Festival at Trailside, Sept. 26
July 30, 2010 Freeholders Commend TaylorMade
July 30, 2010 Freeholders Congratulate Danielle Rogers of Plainfield
July 30, 2010 Freeholders Congratulate First Tee Winners
July 30, 2010 Runnells Specialized Hospital Foundation’s 6th Annual “Party in the Park”
July 30, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Youth Academy
July 29, 2010 Annual Union Senior BBQ
July 29, 2010 Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Union, August 14
July 28, 2010 VOLUNTEER TO BE A UNION COUNTY MASTER TREE STEWARD
July 27, 2010 Free Concert by “The Rat Pack” at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, August 11
July 23, 2010 Amateur Astronomers Begin Solar Observing Sessions
at Trailside Nature & Science Center, July 31
July 23, 2010 Union County Sponsors Recycling Event, August 7:
Residents Benefit from Initiative to Recycle Household Special Waste, Including Unwanted Fireworks and Ammunition
July 21, 2010 “Family Flix” Teams Up with First Responders at Meisel Park in Springfield, August 3:
“Shrek 2” Will Be Shown after “National Night Out” Activities
July 21, 2010 Free Concert by “Dr. K’s Motown Review” at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, August 4
July 21, 2010 Union County Hosting “National Night Out” in Meisel Park in Springfield
August 3 Police-Community Event Aimed at Preventing Crime and Drug Use
July 20, 2010 Union County Vo-Tech Works to Expand Science Education that Leads to Green Jobs
July 19, 2010 County Clerk Offers Updates, Advice to Travel Safely Abroad
July 19, 2010 MORE ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 13th ANNUAL UNION COUNTY MUSICFEST SOUL ASYLUM, THE ZOMBIES, OK GO, SUZANNE VEGA, MIKE PETERS & FRIENDS, VITA CHAMBERS AND 61 NORTH JOIN THE LINEUP
July 19, 2010 Sign Up Now for Riding Lessons at Watchung Stable in Mountainside
July 16, 2010 “An Evening of Tropical Bliss” – the theme of the “senior” prom at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
July 16, 2010 L’Oréal USA Employees Perform Community Service At Runnells Specialized Hospital
July 16, 2010 Provident Bank Supports Sheriff’s Gun Awareness Programs
July 16, 2010 Rahway Water Champions
July 15, 2010 Runnells Specialized Hospital Volunteers Recognized: 47th Annual Volunteer Awards Ceremony & Luncheon
July 15, 2010 Wednesday Matinees at Trailside Continue with “Wacky Science” on July 28
July 14, 2010 Free Concert by “Strawberry Fields” at Oak Ridge Park Features Music of the Beatles, July 28
July 13, 2010 “Family Flix” Summer Film Series in Union County Parks Continues Tuesday, July 27, with “The Muppet Movie”
July 12, 2010 Union County Awarded $381,000 for New Culvert
Funds will be used to replace a culvert in Union Township
July 9, 2010 Union County Clerk Offers Updated Information about Birth Certificates to Native Puerto Ricans Living in Union County
July 8, 2010 Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment in Scotch Plains, July 24
July 7, 2010 Cranford Girl Scouts Create Garden with an Assist from Master Gardeners of Union County
July 7, 2010 Discover What the Watchung Stable in Mountainside Has to Offer during Public Open House, July 18
July 7, 2010 UNION COUNTY RAPE CRISIS CENTER SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
July 6, 2010 87th Annual Central Jersey Fourth of July Parade
July 6, 2010 Free Concert by “Taboo” at Echo Lake Park Features Music of Carlos Santana, July 21
July 2, 2010 “Family Flix” Summer Film Series in Union County Parks Continues Tuesday, July 13, with “The Tale of Despereaux”
July 1, 2010 Apply for Passports Before Federal Fees Increase July 13:
County Clerk’s Offices in Westfield & Elizabeth Have Convenient Hours
July 1, 2010

Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Rahway, July 21


June
2010

June 30, 2010 Patrolman Robert F. Hand Plaza Dedicated in Cranford
June 29, 2010 Free Reggae Concert at Echo Lake Park Features Bob Marley Tribute Show, July 14
June 25, 2010 13th ANNUAL UNION COUNTY MUSICFEST BEGINS TO TAKE SHAPE
SPOON, ROBERT RANDOLPH AND THE FAMILY BAND, NILS LOFGREN ACOUSTIC DUO, THE BRAVERY AMONG CONFIRMED ARTISTS – Overlook Hospital returns as presenting sponsor for third consecutive year
June 25, 2010 Galloping Hill Golf Course Announces NJSGA Partnership
June 24, 2010 4-H Volunteers Share Hobbies with Children
June 24, 2010 “The Machine” Performs the Music of Pink Floyd in a Free Concert at Echo Lake Park, July 7
June 24, 2010 Trailside’s Popular Wednesday Matinee Series Begins July 7
June 22, 2010 Union County Law Enforcement Rounds Up Deadbeat Dads
June 22, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Gun Awareness Storyboard Contest Winners
June 21, 2010 Photographs by Millicent K. Brody of Westfield Are on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
June 21, 2010 Union County Teen Arts Exhibit on Display at New Jersey Blood Center
June 18, 2010 Fanwood-Scotch Plains Girl Scout Troop 751 Gold Award Recipients
June 17, 2010 “Family Flix” Summer Film Series in Union County Parks Begins Tuesday, June 29, with Showing of “Beethoven”
June 17, 2010 The Hall Was Packed: RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Foundation Casino Night
June 16, 2010 UNION COUNTY ANNOUNCES FARMERS MARKET VOUCHER PROGRAM FOR SENIORS
June 15, 2010 Free Performance by “Tramps Like Us” at Echo Lake Park Opens Union County Summer Concert Series, June 30
June 15, 2010 Union County Playgrounds Are Ready for Fun
June 14, 2010 Runnells Specialized Hospital Personnel Honored by Resident Council
June 14, 2010 Union County Opens Springfield Avenue Bridge Four Months Early
June 12, 2010 Bio Blitz 2010
June 11, 2010 First “Green Jobs” Class Graduates from Union County Vo-Tech
June 11, 2010 Freeholders Honor Ruth Yablonsky
June 11, 2010 Freeholders Honor Union Township Police Officers
June 11, 2010 Sign Up for Union County Archery ID Cards at Oak Ridge Park in Clark
June 10, 2010 Union County Pools Open for Summer Swimming
June 10, 2010 Union County Senior Art Show
June 9, 2010 Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Scotch Plains, June 26
June 8, 2010 Chubb Employees Volunteer At Runnells Specialized Hospital
June 8, 2010 Runnells Volunteer Guild Holds Flower Sale
June 8, 2010 Union County Freeholders Thank Runnells Specialized Hospital Employees
June 7, 2010 Archery Lessons Are Available in Union County at Oak Ridge Park in Clark
June 7, 2010 Rhythm and Blues by the Brook
June 4, 2010 “Seven” Retires from Watchung Stable
June 3, 2010 Union County Employee Artists Show Work at Freeholders Gallery
June 3, 2010 Union County Vo-Tech Students Build First Electric Vehicle
June 2, 2010 Friday Family Programs Are Available at Trailside This Summer
June 1, 2010 Elizabeth Firefighters Memorial
June 1, 2010 Memorial Day
June 1, 2010 Nurses Vaccine Advocacy and Adolescent Immunization Training
June 1, 2010 “Topical Solutions” on Sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital, June 17th


May
2010

May 28, 2010 Stretch Your Budget At Runnells Specialized Hospital’s Bedding Sale – June 3rd
May 26, 2010 Cranford Girl Scouts Gold Award and Silver Award Winners
May 26, 2010 Union County Sponsors Recycling Event, June 12: Residents Benefit from Initiative to Recycle Mercury Thermometers and Thermostats, Household Special Waste, Propane Tanks & Automobile Tires
May 25, 2010 “Deserted Village” Visitor Center Will Be Open on Sunday, May 30
May 24, 2010 “National Community Action Month”
May 24, 2010 Union County Welcomes “First Tee” Youth Golf Program
May 21, 2010 New Linden Library Opens
May 14, 2010 Couples Enjoy “Date Night” at Watchung Stable, June 6
May 14, 2010 Linden’s Senior Citizen of the Year Honored
May 14, 2010 National Police Week
May 14, 2010 Union County College in Elizabeth to Host N.J. Historic Preservation Conference, June 2
May 13, 2010 MORRIS DAY AND THE TIME TO HEADLINE ‘RHYTHM & BLUES BY THE BROOK’ MUSIC FESTIVAL AT CEDAR BOOK PARK IN PLAINFIELD, JUNE 5
May 13, 2010 Young Golfers Begin Summer Classes at Galloping Hill with Family Golf Day Kick-Off Event, May 22
May 12, 2010 Berkeley Heights Lions Club Honored for 45 Years of Volunteering at Runnells
May 12, 2010 Master Gardeners Plant Sale on Sunday, May 16
May 12, 2010 Runnells Volunteer Barbara McMahon Honored
May 11, 2010 County Clerk Extends Office Hours, June 5, for Last-Minute Mail-In Voters
May 11, 2010 Family Golf Day Kicks Off “First Tee” Summer Courses at Galloping Hill, May 22
May 10, 2010 Union County Employee Art Show
May 10, 2010 UNION COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN 2ND ANNUAL TOUR OF SERVICES
May 7, 2010 Municipal Clerks Week
May 7, 2010 Register Now for Summer Youth League Baseball– Boys and Girls, Ages 8-15, Play Weekdays in Warinanco Park
May 7, 2010 Saddle Up!—no experience necessary at Watchung Stable
May 7, 2010 Senior Citizen Council of Union County’s 39th Annual Luncheon
May 7, 2010 Workshop Delves into Care & Keeping of Memorabilia and Historic Artifacts, May 22
May 5, 2010 2010 Teen Arts Exhibit Begins Tour at Springfield Public Library
May 5, 2010 Eleven Honored For Human Rights Contributions
May 4, 2010 Union County, Kean University, Newark Museum & Rahway River Association
to Present ‘Bio-Blitz 2010’ at Clark Reservoir, Esposito & Milton Lake Parks, June 11-12 – Naturalists & Scientists Are Needed


April
2010

April 30, 2010 Business Owners in Union County Can Register Trade Names at County Clerk’s New Office in Westfield
April 30, 2010 Community Access Unlimited Art Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery
April 30, 2010 Maple Avenue Park in Hillside
April 29, 2010 Free Workshop Will Explain “HEART Grant” Application Process for Non-Profit Groups, Artists & Historians, May 13
April 28, 2010 Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment in Cranford, May 15
April 28, 2010 Union County Extension Offers Nutrition Class: Bringing Vegetables to the Table
April 27, 2010 Paintings by Dolores Brink of Roselle Park Are on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
April 27, 2010 Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit the Township of Union, May 12
April 26, 2010 The Volunteers Guild of Runnells Specialized Hospital Presents a Variety Sale – May 20th
April 26, 2010 Union County 4-H Club Members Speak Out on Magic, Helicopters, Braids and More – Eight members qualify for statewide public speaking event
April 26, 2010 Union County Offers Discount Rain Barrels
April 26, 2010 Westfield Office of Union County Clerk Welcomes Passport Applicants
April 23, 2010 2010 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest Winners
April 23, 2010 Community Access Unlimited Awards Night Celebration, Donna McCourt
April 23, 2010 Community Access Unlimited Awards Night Celebration, Jason Balsamello
April 23, 2010 Community Access Unlimited Awards Night Celebration, Elizabeth Police Department
April 23, 2010 New Union County Shared Service Will Save Almost $230,000 for Fanwood
Union County Dispatching Center will become the call center for Fanwood
April 23, 2010 Roselle-Roselle Park Rotary Club Makes Donation to Sheriff’s Gun Safety Programs
April 23, 2010 RUNNELLS Dietitians help others to “eatTM right”
April 22, 2010 Free Workshop Explains Application Process for Union County Local Arts Grant Program, May 11
April 21, 2010 Enjoy the Awards Ceremony & Exhibit of Art by Union County Employees, May 5
April 21, 2010 Union County Celebrates Community Development Week
April 19, 2010 Book Donation to Westfield Library
April 19, 2010 Cranford Public Library Centennial Celebration
April 16, 2010 Accessories at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
April 16, 2010 Sheriff’s Officers Arrest Man Charged with Criminal Trespass, Possession of a Weapon
April 16, 2010 Vaccine Advocacy and Adolescent Immunization Symposium
April 15, 2010 Artists 60 & Older Are Wanted for Union County Senior Art Show
April 15, 2010 FEMA DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER OPENS IN CRANFORD
April 15, 2010 “My County” Poster Contest Winners
April 15, 2010 Union County Teens to Perform in Rahway at Union County Arts Center, April 28
April 14, 2010 Elizabeth at the Crossroads
April 14, 2010 Evening Dusk to Dark Programs at Trailside Begin April 28
April 14, 2010 Go Green Book Donation to Libraries
April 14, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Labor Assistance Program
April 14, 2010 WHAT UNION COUNTY RESIDENTS SHOULD EXPECT AFTER REGISTERING FOR DISASTER AID
April 13, 2010 Elizabethtown Plaza Redevelopment Project
April 13, 2010 Union County Residents Can Call Census Bureau for Help with Forms
April 12, 2010 U.S. Census Bureau’s “March to the Mailbox Campaign”
April 12, 2010 Union County Offers History Grant Workshop, April 27
April 9, 2010 Fiscal Committee Hearing Date Announced
April 9, 2010 Freeholders Honor Roselle Catholic Girls Basketball Team
April 9, 2010 Freeholders Honor Union Middle School Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl Team
April 9, 2010 Trailside Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, April 22
April 8, 2010 A Message from Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich
April 8, 2010 Berry, Berry Good News
April 8, 2010 Union County Clerk’s Volunteer Firefighter/EMS Identification Program
April 7, 2010 UCC Scholarship Reception
April 7, 2010 Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Plainfield
(April 23) and Cranford (April 24)
April 6, 2010 DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR COUNTY RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY FLOODS
April 6, 2010 Freeholders Honor Ann Ferguson, Executive Director of the Linden Housing Authority
April 6, 2010 National Community Development Day
April 6, 2010 National Community Development Week
April 6, 2010 Trailside to Host 20th Wildlife Sunday, April 18
April 5, 2010 “Small Steps” to Improve Health Can Lead to Big Savings for Union County Residents
April 5, 2010 Spring Cleaning at Mattano Park


March
2010

March 31, 2010 Union County Archery ID Cards Are Available at Oak Ridge Park in Clark
March 30, 2010 Union County Sponsors Recycling Event, April 17:
Residents Benefit from Public/Private Initiative to Recycle Mercury Thermometers and Thermostats, Household Special Waste and Automobile Tires
March 29, 2010 Berns Honored at Women of Excellence Awards
March 29, 2010 Eagan Honored at Women of Excellence Awards
March 29, 2010 Eileen Forman Ludden (C) of Summit Honored at Women of Excellence Awards
March 29, 2010 Lilien Honored at Women of Excellence Awards
March 29, 2010 Maria Mnischenko of Union Honored at Women of Excellence Awards
March 29, 2010 Marie Oakie of Hillside Honored at Women of Excellence Awards
March 29, 2010 Sergeant Marianne Hopko of Mountainside Honored at Women of Excellence Awards
March 29, 2010 Sister Judy Mertz Honored at Women of Excellence Awards
March 29, 2010 Susan Lipstein of Union Honored at Women of Excellence Awards
March 29, 2010 Union County Consolidates Human Services with Westfield in Municipal Cost-Saving Measure
County will also serve Mountainside residents
March 26, 2010 Linden Fire Station 1 Opens
March 24, 2010 Union County Introduces New Program to Help Prevent Violence
March 22, 2010 Union County Public Safety Agencies Continue Random Search Program to Maintain Homeland Security
March 19, 2010 Award-Winning Union County Vo-Tech Schools Raise Funds for Cancer Research
March 19, 2010 Join a Celebration of Achievements by Union County Women
March 19, 2010 Renowned Wildlife Artist Mark Mueller Displays Paintings at Trailside
March 18, 2010 Elizabeth Arts Council Members Exhibit Work at Freeholders Gallery in Elizabeth
March 16, 2010 Passport Day in the USA, March 27 – Westfield Office Hosts Passport Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
March 16, 2010 Union County Responds to Storm Damage
March 16, 2010 Union County Sheriff Swears In New Investigator
March 15, 2010 NEW DATE ADDED TO 2010 UNION COUNTY BUDGET HEARINGS
March 15, 2010 The jewelry and handbags of Nicole’s Boutique at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
March 12, 2010 Reptiles & Amphibians from Around the World Will Be Discussed at Trailside, March 25
March 12, 2010 Union County Welcomes “First Tee” Youth Golf Program to Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth
March 11, 2010 Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment in New Providence, March 27
March 11, 2010 Union County Schedules Adopt-A-Trail Orientation Meeting for Potential Trail Stewards, March 27
March 10, 2010 UNION COUNTY MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS PARTICIPATE IN HAITI RELIEF
March 9, 2010 UNION COUNTY TO HONOR WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE ON MARCH 26TH
March 8, 2010 Two New Union County Sheriff’s Officers Sworn In
March 5, 2010 Amateur Astronomers Celebrate the Return of Saturn’s Rings at Trailside Nature & Science Center, March 20
March 5, 2010 BUDGET HEARING DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2010
March 5, 2010 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee
March 4, 2010 County of Union Shares Award for Helping to Preserve the Cranford Canoe Club
March 4, 2010 Union County Clerk Offers Information about Birth Certificates to Native Puerto Ricans Living in Union County
March 4, 2010 Union County Offers Free Class, “Physical Activity for Mature Adults”
March 3, 2010 NYC T.V. Products at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
March 3, 2010 Read Across America
March 3, 2010 RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Activities Therapy Staff Honored During National Activities Therapy Week
March 3, 2010 Union County Clerk Assists with Passports at Governor Livingston HS
March 2, 2010 County of Union Employees and Their Families Are Invited to Exhibit Artwork
March 2, 2010 Support for Caregivers Available at Runnells Specialized Hospital
March 1, 2010 “Take Only Pictures and Leave Only Footprints” Wildlife Photography Contest at Trailside


February
2010

February 25, 2010 UNION COUNTY FREEHOLDER MEETING IS POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER – Regular meeting rescheduled for next Thursday, March 4th, 7 p.m.
February 25, 2010 Yoga Series on Tuesday Evenings Continues at Trailside thru March 30
February 24, 2010 New Group Meal Site for Plainfield Seniors Will Open March 1
February 23, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Office Offers Juvenile Gang Reduction Services
February 23, 2010 Union County Clerk Continues Free Passport Photos at Elizabeth and Westfield Offices through March; Westfield Branch Extends Saturday Office Hours
February 18, 2010 Annual Watchung Reservation Deer Management Program to Start Monday, March 1
February 18, 2010 Ice Skating, Volleyball, Swimming, and Exercise Programs Are Available in Union County for People with Disabilities
February 18, 2010 Italian Cooking Class Offered, March 1, through Trailside Nature & Science Center
February 18, 2010 Union County Residents May Be Eligible for Help with Utility Bills
February 17, 2010 A Day in Government
February 17, 2010 February Is Heart Awareness Month
February 17, 2010 Union County Authorizes U.S. Department of Agriculture to Manage Canada Geese
February 16, 2010 Budget-friendly sale… Jewels N’ More at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
February 16, 2010 COUNTY MANAGER APPOINTS 25-YEAR LAW ENFORCEMENT VETERAN AS PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR
February 16, 2010 Discount Rain Barrels on Sale by Union County 4-H Teen Council
February 16, 2010 Fanwood Presbyterian Church Group Donates Bags for Wheelchairs & Walkers
to Runnells Specialized Hospital
February 16, 2010 February 25th – Cellular Phone & iPod Accessories Sale – at Runnells Specialized Hospital
February 16, 2010 The Annual Spirit of Giving was Celebrated at Runnells Specialized Hospital
February 11, 2010 Follow Union County on Twitter
February 11, 2010 UNION COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2010 RESURFACING PROJECTS
February 11, 2010 Union County Teen Arts Exhibit on Display at Les Malamut Gallery in Union thru March 12
February 9, 2010 Sheriff’s Officers Promoted to Detectives
February 9, 2010 Union County Schedules Adopt-A-Trail Orientation Meeting for Potential Trail Stewards, Feb. 27
February 8, 2010 March 26th is Casino Night for the RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Foundation
February 8, 2010 UNION COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT NAMES NEW DEPUTY COORDINATOR
February 5, 2010 New and Used Riding Clothes Will Be on Sale at Watchung Stable in Mountainside, March 6
February 3, 2010 Photographs by Jim Occi of Cranford Are on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
February 3, 2010 Support for Caregivers Available at Runnells Specialized Hospital
February 2, 2010 Details Announced for Deer Management Program in the Ash Brook Reservation
February 2, 2010 Union County’s Adopt-A-Park Program
February 2, 2010 Volunteers Needed for Teen Arts Festival, March 18-19
February 1, 2010 Enjoy “February Festivities” at Trailside, Feb. 12-16


January
2010

January 29, 2010 FREE CLASS SHOWS FUN WAYS TO EAT FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
January 29, 2010 Student Athletes from Rahway, Scotch Plains, Union, and Westfield Will Be Honored at Union County Hot Stove Awards Dinner, Feb. 14
Guest Speaker: Dale Berra of the New York Yankees
January 29, 2010 Union County Extension Offers Guide for Getting “Health and Wealth” on Track
January 29, 2010 Union County Sheriff’s Officers, U.S. Marshals Arrest Wanted Abdullah Associate
January 22, 2010 Clinics about Horses Are Offered at Watchung Stable
January 22, 2010 Union County 4-H Meets Union County K-9
January 22, 2010 UNION COUNTY BECOMES THIRD COUNTY TO PARTICIPATE IN STATEWIDE POLICE DATA EXCHANGE PROGRAM
January 22, 2010 Union County Clerk Offers Free Passport Photos at Elizabeth and Westfield Offices through February; Westfield Branch Has Evening and Saturday Office Hours
January 22, 2010 Union County Shares in Green Jobs Grant of Almost $5 Million from U.S. Department of Labor
Union County selected as lead grant distribution partner for New Jersey
January 21, 2010 Evening Gentle Yoga Series at Trailside Begins Feb. 9
January 21, 2010 Register for Summer Fun at Trailside: Lottery Drawing for Registration Begins Feb. 6
January 19, 2010 2010 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade
January 15, 2010 Beginners Are Encouraged to Learn Horseback Riding With Union County’s Watchung Mounted Troop
January 15, 2010 “Negro League Baseball at Yankee Stadium” Is the Topic of Black History Month Program at Union County College, Feb. 4
January 15, 2010 RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Volunteers Guild features a Uniform Sale – January 28th
January 15, 2010 Runnells Specialized Hospital Volunteers Guild Vendor Sales For 2010
January 15, 2010 Valentine’s Day Special – February 11th Fine Jewelry at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
January 13, 2010 Umpires Can Earn More in 2010: Classes for New Softball Umpires Begin Feb. 16
January 13, 2010 Westfield Community Players Celebrate 75 Years
January 12, 2010 First Children School Art Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery
January 11, 2010 UNION COUNTY FORECLOSURE TASKFORCE TO HOLD PRACTITIONERS’ CONFERENCE, JAN 14TH – Professionals will come together to share ideas to help residents and tenants facing foreclosure
January 8, 2010 All Union County Residents Invited to Join “Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ Online Challenge”
January 8, 2010 Boy Scouts Help Grow Vegetables for Community Kitchens
January 7, 2010 “Concert for Keys”
January 6, 2010 How to Enjoy a Balanced Diet on a Balanced Budget
Union County offers free class on nutrition and smart shopping
January 6, 2010 Union County Baseball Hall of Fame Gains Four New Members, Feb. 14
Guest Speaker: Dale Berra of the New York Yankees
January 5, 2010 Non-Profit Groups Are Invited to a Networking Meeting Sponsored by Union County; Deadline to Register is Jan. 22
January 5, 2010 Union County Teen Arts Exhibit on Display at Plainfield Library
January 4, 2010 Freeholder Mirabella Begins New Term
January 4, 2010 Freeholder Mohamed Jalloh Sworn In as Freeholder
January 4, 2010 Surrogate LaCorte Begins New Term
January 3, 2010 FREEHOLDER CHAIRMAN SULLIVAN ANNOUNCES INITIATIVES DURING 153rd ANNUAL REORGANIZATION TITLED:
“HELPING PEOPLE, MOVING UNION COUNTY FORWARD”
Freeholders Mirabella, Scanlon, and Surrogate LaCorte Begin New Terms
Freeholder Jalloh Begins First Term
January 3, 2010 Union County Freeholder Chairman Daniel Sullivan