News Archives 2007

DECEMBER 2007
December 31, 2007 Union County Teen Arts Exhibit on Display at Plainfield Public Library
December 28, 2007 Union County Teams Make Strong Showing in 2007 Cron Hockey Tournament
December 27, 2007 Informative Clinics about Horses at Watchung Stable
December 27, 2007 Union County Freeholders Honor Runnells Activity Professionals
December 26, 2007 COUNTY MANAGER APPOINTS 39-YEAR LAW ENFORCEMENT VETERAN AS ACTING COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR
December 24, 2007 Paintings by Rosalia Tignini Verdun of Roselle Park on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
December 24, 2007 RUNNELLS Hospital Holds Annual Holiday Party
December 21, 2007 Union County Police Receive High-Tech Ballistic Information System System’s rapid capabilities assist police in finding matches between crimes, guns, and suspects
December 19, 2007 Registration Begins for Spring Horseback Riding Classes at Watchung Stable
December 18, 2007 Residents Create Mosaics at Runnells Specialized Hospital
December 18, 2007 Schering Plough Volunteers Serve up Coffee, Tea, and Cheer
December 17, 2007 Register to Vote by January 15th for Presidential Primary Election in New Jersey
December 17, 2007 “Skate with Santa”
December 17, 2007 Union County Announces Winter Closing of Ash Brook Golf Course in Scotch Plains
December 14, 2007 Caregiver & Alzheimer’s Family Support Group at Runnells Supports & Informs Members
December 14, 2007 Runnells Specialized Hospital Volunteer Guild Vendor Sales For 2008
December 13, 2007 Winter Programs Are Planned at Trailside Nature & Science Center
December 7, 2007 Freeholders Honor Sasha Lipton of Mountainside
December 7, 2007 Municipal Alliance Volunteers of the Year
December 7, 2007 Union County Tree Decorating Contest Spurs Countywide Giving
December 6, 2007 Ice Skate with Santa Claus at Warinanco Skate Center, Dec. 15-16
December 6, 2007 SHERIFF CREATES OFFICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION, GANG REDUCTIONPublic Safety Director Harold Gibson tapped by County to head office
December 6, 2007 Union County Sheriff’s Officers Seek Donations to Place Under “Tree of Hope” for Kids in Need
December 5, 2007 Union County’s Cron Hockey Tournament
December 5, 2007 Your Holiday Guide to Safe Shopping and Celebrating
December 3, 2007 Holiday Lights Celebration
NOVEMBER 2007
December 3, 2007 Holiday Lights Celebration
November 2007 The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
By Bette Jane Kowalski, Chairwoman, Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
November 29, 2007 Union County / Merck 2007 Juried Art Show on Display at Freeholders Gallery until Jan. 15
November 28, 2007 Broom Bowl Was Cool Fun at Warinanco Skating Rink
November 27, 2007 Union County Teen Arts 2007 Exhibit on Display at Cranford Public Library through Jan. 4
November 26, 2007 Holiday Shopping at Runnells Specialized Hospital
November 21, 2007 Hockey Tournament Begins Dec. 4 at Warinanco Park Ice Skating Rink
November 21, 2007 Kick Off the Holiday Season in the Watchung Reservation, Dec. 2
November 19, 2007 Skating and Hockey Lessons Are Available at the Warinanco Ice Skating Center: Register for Classes, Nov. 29-Dec. 2
November 14, 2007 Teachers Go WILD at Trailside, Dec. 6
November 13, 2007 Celebrate the Holidays in the Watchung Reservation:
Nature Craft Show & Holiday Lights Celebration, Dec. 2
November 13, 2007 Thanksgiving Broom Bowl Challenge at Warinanco Ice Skating Center, Nov. 24
November 9, 2007 Honoring Bill Smith of Roselle Park
November 8, 2007 Paintings by the Late Bill Cammon of Union Are on Exhibit at the Pearl Street Gallery
November 5, 2007 UNION COUNTY FREEHOLDERS AWARD $510,000 FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION
Fifteen projects tapped for “Preserve Union County” grants.
November 2, 2007 UNION COUNTY’S BARN DANCE – A COMMUNITY SUCCESS
November 1, 2007 Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers Honored for Service
OCTOBER 2007
October 26, 2007 Community Access Unlimited Dinner
October 26, 2007 Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October 26, 2007 Trailside Offers a New Craft Workshop for Adults, Nov. 13
October 26, 2007 Warinanco Ice Skating Center Is Open Ice skating already? “You bet!” says the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
October 24, 2007 Union County Freeholders Announce “Suitcases for Kids” Program to Help Children in Protective Care
October 24, 2007 Union County Will Begin Improvements to Sperry Park
October 24, 2007 Union County’s Division on Aging Announces Outreach Dates and Locations in November to Help Senior Citizens Apply for Government Programs
October 22, 2007 NEW RAMPS TO BENEFIT DISABLED – Union County selected to host pilot program improving access to homes and apartments.
October 19, 2007 Union County Receives Federal Byrne Memorial Grant to Fight Crime
October 18, 2007 UNION COUNTY TO DISPLAY HISTORIC DOCUMENTS IN COURTHOUSE ROTUNDA BEGINNING OCTOBER 29‘From the Past to the Present’ exhibit highlights our county’s rich history
October 18, 2007 UNION COUNTY TO LAUNCH ROUTE 22 FREE TRANSIT SHUTTLE SERVICE WITH NJ DOT AND NJ TRANSIT
October 17, 2007 County Clerk Extends Office Hours for Absentee Voters
October 17, 2007 Crandford Historical Society Thanked
October 17, 2007 Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment and Automobile Tires in Kenilworth, Nov. 3
October 17, 2007 Stream day lighting project in Warinanco Park
October 16, 2007 NEW COUNTY PATROL UNIT OFFERS QUICK RESPONSE TO GUN VIOLENCE
SPECIAL OPERATIONS UNIT TO ASSIST ALL COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES
October 16, 2007 Union County Police Special Operations Unit
October 15, 2007 Ghost of Deserted Village Founder to Lead Tours of Feltville, Oct. 20-21
Event is part of Union County’s annual “Four Centuries in a Weekend”
October 15, 2007 Red Ribbon/D.A.R.E. Day
October 15, 2007 Red Ribbon Day, Prevention Links
October 11, 2007 UNION COUNTY FREEHOLDERS URGE SUPPORT FOR OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION – Statewide ballot initiative would continue funding for land and historic preservation.
October 11, 2007 Union County ‘Kids Recreation Trust Fund’ Awards $1.2 Million to 21 Municipalities
October 10, 2007 K-9 Donation
October 10, 2007 Union County Has Chosen a Holiday Tree“Blue Spruce Chosen for Third Straight Year”
October 9, 2007 Celebrating Hanson Park
October 5, 2007 Contemporary Art Group Show at Freeholders Gallery
October 5, 2007 Deserted Village Is Perfect for Haunted Hayrides
October 5, 2007 Union County Sponsors Recycling Event, Oct. 20: Household Special Waste, Mercury Thermometers and Automobile Tires Will Be Collected
October 4, 2007 HISTORIC WEEKEND PROMISES FUN FOR ALL – By Bette Jane Kowalski, Freeholder Chairwoman, Union County
October 4, 2007 Learn How to Become an Artist-in-Residence, Oct. 23
October 4, 2007 Plenty of Fall Fun at Trailside Nature & Science Center
October 4, 2007 Union County School and Health Department Nurses Are Invited to Attend a Seminar
October 3, 2007 Apply for Passports Now to Avoid Holiday Travel Snags: County Clerk’s Offices in Westfield and Elizabeth Have Convenient Hours for Passport Applicants
October 3, 2007 Flu Shots for Union County Seniors At Runnells Specialized Hospital October 24 and 25
October 3, 2007 Leonard Forgione Recognized for Dedicated Volunteer Work at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
October 3, 2007 S.O.S. – Save on Socks at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
COUNTY CELEBRATES GROUNDBREAKING FOR NEW UNION COUNTY COLLEGE BUILDING IN ELIZABETH Six-story building financed and built by the Union County Improvement Authority in partnership with the County of Union, Union County College, and City of Elizabeth
October 1, 2007 Watchung Stable Hosts “Date Night” on Horseback, Oct. 19
SEPTEMBER 2007
September 27, 2007 County Seeks Holiday Tree Donation
September 27, 2007 Free Shuttle Bus Service from Elizabeth at Night to Aid Workers at Newark Liberty International Airport
September 25, 2007 “Art in the Gardens” Features Music & Dance over the Columbus Day Weekend, Oct. 5-8
September 25, 2007 Bertha Meidlein of Union Honored
September 25, 2007 Kloss of Elizabeth Honored
September 25, 2007 Lena Meidlein of Union Honored
September 25, 2007 New Art Workshop at Trailside for Adults, Oct. 6
September 25, 2007 Palmieri of New Providence Honored
September 25, 2007 Simone March, Trooper of the Year at Watchung Stable
September 25, 2007 Union County Teen Arts 2007 Exhibit on Display in the Rahway Arts District at the Edge Art Gallery
September 24, 2007 Union County Awarded Grant for Home Environmental Hazards
Up to $4 million in new funds to reduce exposure to lead-based house paint
September 21, 2007 POW/MIA Day
September 21, 2007 Union County Hosts “Idea Exchange” Networking Meeting for Arts Groups, Oct. 10 – Deadline for Registration is Oct. 3
September 20, 2007 Early American History Comes to Life at Union County Harvest Festival, Sept. 30
September 20, 2007 Monte Carlo Casino Day at Runnells Specialized Hospital
September 20, 2007 Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment and Automobile Tires in Cranford, Sept. 29
September 20, 2007 Union County’s Division on Aging Announces Outreach Dates and Locations in October to Help Senior Citizens Apply for Government Programs
September 19, 2007 AARP of Clark Chapter #3733 & Runnells Volunteers of Westfield Donate Gifts to Runnells Specialized Hospital
September 19, 2007 RUNNELLS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER GUILD – REVISED VENDOR SALES FOR 2007
September 19, 2007 RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital’s Volunteer Guild to Feature Sale of Sheets, Towels and Sports Bands
September 19, 2007 Time Travelers Alert: See Union County History Come Alive at “Four Centuries in a Weekend,” Oct. 20-21
September 17, 2007 Rock-On! Walkathon
September 17, 2007 Union County Music Festival ’07
September 13, 2007 Enjoy Family Fun at Union County Harvest Festival at Trailside Nature & Science Center, Sept. 30
September 12, 2007 CARE OF BRIDGES A LONG TERM EFFORT – By Daniel P. Sullivan, Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
September 11, 2007 Union County Sheriff’s Labor Assistance Program Logs 580,000 Hours Saving Union County $16.3 Million
September 10, 2007 Enjoy Friday Night Hay Rides and Campfire Songs at Trailside Nature & Science Center
September 6, 2007 $325,000 FEDERAL GRANT TO PAVE WAY FOR FLOOD IMPROVEMENTS – Union County to contribute in-kind funding
September 6, 2007 Paintings by Joe Lugara of Union on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
September 6, 2007 Union County Clerk Honored by International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials and Treasurers
September 5, 2007 A night in the Orient - The “senior” prom at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
September 5, 2007 Next Mobile Paper Shredder Event to take Place in Cranford
September 4, 2007 UNION COUNTY TO OBSERVE POW/MIA REMEMBRANCE DAY, SEPTEMBER 21
September 4, 2007 UNION COUNTY TO REMEMBER THOSE LOST DURING SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS – FAMILIES MAY LIGHT CANDLES FOR THOSE WHO DIED ON THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF TERRORIST ATTACKS
AUGUST 2007
August 30, 2007 Runnells Specialized Hospital Holds Educational Training in Art Therapy
August 29, 2007 RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Volunteer Guild Features N & N Linens & LGE Jewelry
August 28, 2007 Elizabethtown Gas Helps Sponsor MusicFest ’07
August 28, 2007 Hillside Police Officers Honored
August 28, 2007 Thanking K of C Council 5503 of Clark
August 21, 2007 Runnells Hospital Volunteer Guild will present R.K. Fragrances
August 20, 2007 UNION COUNTY FREEHOLDERS KICK OFF ANOTHER ROUND OF “PRESERVE UNION COUNTY” HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANT PROGRAM – Third Round brings contribution total to $1.5 million
August 17, 2007 Adults Can Enjoy a Nature Hike on Horseback, Sept. 9
August 16, 2007 2007 Union County Teen Arts Exhibit on Display at Freeholders Gallery
August 16, 2007 Learn about Butterflies, Sept. 6 at Trailside Nature & Science Center
August 16, 2007 “Women of Excellence” Sought For 2008 Awards
August 15, 2007 College for Teens
August 15, 2007 Heim of Cranford Celebrates 103rd Birthday
August 15, 2007 The Nerds Will Rock Your Socks Off at Free Concert in Echo Lake Park, Aug. 29
August 10, 2007 Summer Horse Show at Watchung Stable
August 10, 2007 THREE-TIME GRAMMY NOMINATED FOLK ROCK ACT, TROUT FISHING IN AMERICA TO OPEN KIDS KINGDOM AT MUSICFEST
August 9, 2007 The Ed Palermo Big Band with Rob Paparozzi Will Play Free Concert at Echo Lake Park, Aug. 22
August 8, 2007 RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County Hosts Symposium on the Value of Vaccines
August 7, 2007 Yellow-Crowned Night Herons Are Living in Roselle -
Another Threatened Species Chooses Union County as Home
August 3, 2007 Apply Now For Training Program To Become a Home Health Aide
Interviews Begin in Early September
August 3, 2007 Experience Red’s Recycle-O-Rama at Trailside, August 15
August 3, 2007 Union County Baseball Association Awards
August 2, 2007 Union County Sponsors Recycling Event, Aug. 11: Household Special Waste, Mercury Thermometers, Automobile Tires, Ammunition and Fireworks Will Be Collected
August 1, 2007 The Sensational Soul Cruisers Play Free Concert at Echo Lake Park, Aug. 15
JULY 2007
July 27, 2007 Alyssa and Claire at Watchung Stable
July 26, 2007 Courthouse Renovation Project
July 26, 2007 “Mr. Fish” to Perform Phenomenal Physics Show at Trailside, August 8
July 26, 2007 RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Foundation Announces 3rd Annual “Party in the Park”
July 25, 2007 Jobonanno & the Godsons of Soul Play Free Concert at Echo Lake Park, Aug. 8
July 25, 2007 “Whales, Sharks & Ocean Creatures” Presented at Trailside, August 1
July 23, 2007 FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE, THE APPLES IN STEREO ADDED TO MUSICFEST LINEUP Rockers join Chuck Berry, Smithereens, The Alarm and more at Cranford’s Nomahegan Park on Sept. 15th
July 20, 2007 Colonial and Native American Crafters/Demonstrators and Food Vendors Wanted for Harvest Fest at Trailside, Sept. 30
July 20, 2007 Farmers’ Market Vouchers Are Available in August for Eligible Seniors in Union County
July 19, 2007 Union County Awards 35 “HEART” Grants
July 17, 2007 Mustang Sally to Play Country Music and Southern Rock at Echo Lake Park, Aug. 1
July 16, 2007 Governor Livingston Student Auxiliary Runs Bingo at Runnells Specialized Hospital
July 13, 2007 2007 Union County Teen Arts Exhibit on Display at C.R. Bard
July 12, 2007 That’s some snake!
July 11, 2007 County Wins State Grant to Continue State-of-the-Art Record-Keeping, Accessing Projects
July 11, 2007 ‘De Sol’ to Play Free Concert at Echo Lake Park, July 25
July 11, 2007 The Peppermint Puppeteers Perform in Trailside’s Matinee Series, July 25
July 11, 2007 UNION COUNTY UNVEILS NEW HOMELAND SECURITY
MULTIPURPOSE VESSEL – Boat is dedicated to UC Iraq War Vets, named “UC Marine 1”
July 11, 2007 UNION COUNTY UNVEILS NEW VESSEL
July 10, 2007 Girl Scout Bridge in Cranford
July 6, 2007 Ali Family at Watchung Stable
July 6, 2007 Drawings by Eileen Willoughby of Westfield on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery through Aug. 9
July 6, 2007 The Grand Falloons will Perform ‘Earth Science Circus’ at Trailside, July 18
July 5, 2007 84th Annual Central Jersey July 4 Parade and Celebration in Plainfield
July 5, 2007 County Receives John A. Sasso Award
July 5, 2007 Joey Arminio & ‘The Family’ Bring Their Big Band Variety Show to Echo Lake Park, July 18
July 2, 2007 Farmers’ Market Vouchers Are Available for Eligible Seniors in Union County
July 1, 2007 COUNTY OF UNION ANNOUNCES FOURTH ROUND OF “GREENING UNION COUNTY” – Freeholder Board to surpass original goal of 4,000 trees this year through the Open Space, Recreation and Historic Preservation Trust Fund
JUNE 2007
June 29, 2007 Summer Camp Fun Still Available at Trailside Nature & Science Center
June 29, 2007 “The Great Reptiles” Kicks Off Trailside’s Summer Wednesday Matinee Series, July 11
June 28, 2007 Reggae Band ‘Verdict’ Plays Free Concert in Echo Lake Park, July 11
June 27, 2007 Learn More about Horses at Union County’s Watchung Stable
June 27, 2007 Lifeguard Training at Union County Pools
June 26, 2007 Submit Artwork for Merck 2007 Union County Juried Art Show
June 22, 2007 Andrianie Harris of Rahway Honored
June 22, 2007 New Federal Regulations Create Passport Backlog: Use Expedited Delivery Option to Avoid Travel Snags – Union County Clerk’s Offices in Westfield and Elizabeth Have Convenient Hours for Passport Applicants
June 22, 2007 Olrech of Rahway Honored
June 22, 2007 Union County Employee Artists Show Work at Freeholders Gallery
June 21, 2007 2007 Union County Senior Art Show
June 20, 2007 Union County Rape Crisis Center Needs Volunteers
June 19, 2007 Occupational Therapy Staff of RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Honored
June 18, 2007 Bio-Blitz 2007
June 18, 2007 Kenilworth Celebrates Centennial
June 15, 2007 Freeholders Thank County Employees At Runnells Specialized Hospital During County Government Week
June 15, 2007 Glenside Avenue Field Project
June 15, 2007 “The Dietitian Was In” at RUNNELLS Hospital in observance of National Nutrition Month
June 14, 2007 Beginners Are Encouraged to Learn Horseback Riding With Union County’s Watchung Mounted Troop
June 14, 2007 Free Performance by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Opens Union County Summer Concert Series, June 27
June 14, 2007 Union County Pools Open for Summer Swimming
June 12, 2007 Mobile Shredder Dates Are Announced
Shredding vehicle to make stops throughout County
June 12, 2007 Union County Sherrif’s Officers Arrest Deadbeat Dads
June 11, 2007 “Rhythm & Blues by the Brook”
June 8, 2007 Just the Two of Us at Watchung Stables
June 7, 2007 UPDATED DATABASE IMPROVES COUNTY LIBRARY CONNECTION INITIATIVE SERVICE
June 6, 2007 Candlelight Dinners at Runnells Specialized Hospital … Great Get-Togethers
June 5, 2007 Salvation Army Honorees
June 4, 2007 Outstanding Junior Instructors Awarded at Watchung Stables
MAY 2007
May 31, 2007 Media Advisory – County Clerk Extends Office Hours for Absentee Voters
May 30, 2007 Fanwood-Scotch Plains Girl Scouts Receive Gold Awards
May 30, 2007 Westfield Girl Scouts Earn Gold Awards
May 25, 2007 Elizabethtown Gas Community Outreach
May 25, 2007 Nicholas Milici of Roselle Park Honored
May 24, 2007 COUNTY TO HOLD “OPEN HOUSE” MEETING TO DISCUSS COMPREHENSIVE BICYCLE MASTER PLAN, JUNE 7
May 23, 2007 A Pair of Endangered Peregrine Falcons Start a Family Atop the Union County Courthouse Tower
May 23, 2007 ‘Bio-Blitz 2007’ in Union County’s Watchung Reservation Needs Scientists and Volunteer Naturalists, June 15-16
May 22, 2007 Cranford Historical Society Honored
May 22, 2007 Evergreen Cemetery Honored
May 22, 2007 Hillside Historical Society
May 22, 2007 Historical Society of Plainfield Honored
May 22, 2007 Kenilworth Historical Society Honored
May 22, 2007 Linden Historical Society Honored
May 22, 2007 Merchants and Drovers’ Tavern Museum Honored
May 22, 2007 Miller-Cory House Museum Volunteers Honored
May 22, 2007 Mountainside Historic Preservation Committee
May 22, 2007 Old First Historic Trust
May 22, 2007 Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment and Automobile Tires in New Providence, June 9
May 22, 2007 Remember Our Fallen – By Ralph Froehlich
May 22, 2007 Roselle Historical Society Honored
May 22, 2007 Roselle Park Historical Society Honored
May 22, 2007 Springfield Historical Society Honored
May 22, 2007 Union County’s Division on Aging Announces Outreach Dates and Locations in June to Help Senior Citizens Apply for Government Programs
May 22, 2007 Union Township Historical Society Honored
May 22, 2007 Westfield Historical Society Honored
May 21, 2007 UNION COUNTY PRESENTS ‘RHYTHM & BLUES BY THE BROOK’ MUSIC FESTIVAL AT CEDAR BROOK PARK IN PLAINFIELD, JUNE 9
May 21, 2007 Union County Safety Belt Enforcement and Education Campaign to be Conducted Locally as Part of Nationwide “Click It or Ticket” Mobilization – May 21 to June 3, 2007
May 21, 2007 You’re in Luck! June 2nd is the RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Foundation’s Casino Night
May 18, 2007 2007 Union County Employee Art Show
May 18, 2007 Linden’s Senior Citizen of the Year
May 18, 2007 Media Advisory – Union County’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Moves Indoors at Union County College, May 19
May 17, 2007 Teacher-Training Workshop at Trailside Explores the Wonders of Wetlands, May 31
May 17, 2007 Toddler Time Is a Hit at Trailside
May 16, 2007 Runnells Volunteers Honored
May 15, 2007 Engineering and Architecture Honor Society
May 15, 2007 Tau Alphs Pi Honor Society
May 15, 2007 Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Estrada Named “Man of the Year” by Salvation Army
May 11, 2007 Carol Williams of Linden Honored
May 11, 2007 Funding Available for Local History Programs -Deadline for Applications: June 15
May 11, 2007 Global Warming Discussion
May 11, 2007 Municipal Clerks Week
May 11, 2007 Take a Hike and Learn Bird-Watching Basics, May 26
May 11, 2007 Yvonne Thomas of Plainfield Honored
May 10, 2007 REGISTRATION AND PLEDGE FORMS AVAILABLE NOW FOR THE UNION COUNTY LOVE HOPE STRENGTH ROCK ON! WALKATHON – Two mile Walkathon in Cranford on September 15th to support cancer patients worldwide and advancement of stem cell research in New Jersey
May 10, 2007 Technology Planning Workshop Offers Information for Non-Profit Groups, May 22
May 8, 2007 Book your trip to RUNNELLS’ June 7th book fair!
May 8, 2007 Photographs of “My Mexico” by Sheilia Lenga on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
May 8, 2007 You’re in Luck! – June 2nd is the RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Foundation’s - Casino Night
May 7, 2007 Fanwood Dedicates Softball Diamond to Dorris Terry
May 4, 2007 Investigate Frogs and Toads by Flashlight at Trailside Nature & Science Center
May 4, 2007 Learn about Cooking with Wild Edible Plants, May 17
May 4, 2007 Public Invited to Union County Art Exhibit For Awards Reception, May 16
May 4, 2007 Union County Sponsors Recycling Event, May 19: Household Special Waste, Mercury Thermometers, Automobile Tires
May 2, 2007 Union County Awards Design Contract To Rehabilitate Lake Surprise Dam
May 2, 2007 Union County to Host Recycling Seminar for Businesses
May 1, 2007 Union County’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Begins at Union County College, Saturday Morning, May 19
May 1, 2007 Union County’s White Oak
APRIL 2007
April 30, 2007 Mary Krech Honored for work with March of Dimes
April 30, 2007 WalkAmerica 2007
April 27, 2007 Freeholders Honor Union County Police Lt. Esposito
April 27, 2007 Schnipper of Union Honored
April 26, 2007 Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day
April 25, 2007 2007 Teen Arts Exhibit Begins Tour at Springfield Public Library; Reception to honor student artists on May 7
April 25, 2007 Investigate Global Warming at Trailside, May 8
April 25, 2007 Neil Molinaro Photo Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery
April 24, 2007 2007 “My County” Poster Contest Winners
April 24, 2007 Arbor Day
April 24, 2007 Union County’s Division on Aging Announces Outreach Dates and Locations in May to Help Senior Citizens Apply for Government Programs
April 23, 2007 County Government Week
April 23, 2007 Rahway River Clean-Up in Cranford
April 23, 2007 Union County’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Begins with Planting of White Oak in Nomahegan Park, May 1
April 23, 2007 Union County Chosen by State to Pilot New Program for the Disabled
April 20, 2007 Free Workshop Will Explain “HEART Grant” Application Process for Non-Profit Groups, Artists & Historians, May 1
April 20, 2007 Union County Sheriff’s K9 Honored
April 20, 2007 “Young Writers of Union County” 6th Grade Winners
April 19, 2007 Enjoy a Parade of Pets at Trailside’s 28th Annual Pet Fair
April 18, 2007 Freeholder Estrada Honored for Public Service
April 18, 2007 Love Hope Strength Foundation
April 18, 2007 Register Now for Summer Youth League Baseball
April 18, 2007 Watchung Junior Hunt Club Performs Trail Clean-Up
April 17, 2007 RUNNELLS Hospital Volunteer Guild Sponsors Gift Basket Sale
April 16, 2007 Workshop Offers Information on Technology Planning, Funding & Resources for Non-Profit Groups, May 22
April 13, 2007 Community Development Week
April 13, 2007 Love Hope Strength Foundation
April 13, 2007 UNION COUNTY’S MOST WANTED
April 11, 2007 Applications Available for Union County Senior Art Show
April 11, 2007 MusicFest set for Sept. 15th in Cranford featuring charitable events, family fun & Rock and Roll County announces walkathon and Partnership with Love Hope Strength Foundation; Partial lineup includes Chuck Berry, The Alarm, the Smithereens and the English Beat
April 10, 2007 COUNTY ANNOUNCES THREE MORE OPEN SPACE ACQUISITIONSCounty preserves 18 acres in Clark, Westfield, Union bringing total inventory to more than 300 acres
April 9, 2007 Child Safety Seat Inspection Station Moves to New Location
April 9, 2007 Easter Visit to Hospitals
April 9, 2007 Free Workshop Explains Application Process for Arts Grant Program, April 25
April 9, 2007 Union County School and Health Department Nurses Are Invited to Attend a Seminar
April 9, 2007 Union County Will Celebrate National Community Development Week – Kick-Off Luncheon to Highlight Program Benefits
April 5, 2007 Meet a Menagerie on Wildlife Sunday, April 22
April 5, 2007 Union County Offers History Grant Workshop, April 23
April 4, 2007 Display Your Classic Car at a Celebration, May 19,
in Honor of Union County’s 150th Anniversary

April 4, 2007

“Project Lifesaver”By Ralph Froehlich, Union County Sheriff
April 4, 2007 Recycle Unwanted Electronic Equipment and Automobile Tires in Scotch Plains, April 21
April 4, 2007 Union County Continues to Bring Art to Family Caregivers
April 3, 2007 Freeholders Honor Elizabeth Cubanos Lions Club
April 3, 2007 UNION COUNTY ANNOUNCES 2007 ROAD RESURFACING SCHEDULE
April 2, 2007 Opening Day of Elmora Youth League
MARCH 2007
March 30, 2007 Learn to Make Moccasins at Trailside, April 17
March 30, 2007 María Hernández of Elizabeth Honored
March 29, 2007 FAA DECISION TO INCREASE AIRPLANE NOISE OVER UNION COUNTY – By Freeholder Dan Sullivan
March 29, 2007 Teachers Invited to Learn about WILD School Sites at Trailside Nature & Science Center, April 12
March 28, 2007 Mobile Shredder Unveiled in Plainfield
Shredding vehicle to make stops throughout County
March 28, 2007 Union County’s Division on Aging Announces Outreach Dates and Locations in April to Help Senior Citizens Apply for Government Programs
March 27, 2007 County of Union Employees and Their Families Are Invited to Exhibit Artwork
March 27, 2007 Freeholders Honor Eagle Scout
March 27, 2007 RUNNELLS Hospital Volunteer Guild to Feature the “Gadget Lady” April 26th
March 27, 2007 Women of Excellence
March 26, 2007 COUNTY TO BEGIN TRAFFIC SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT AREA INTERSECTIONS
March 22, 2007 Celebrate Earth Awareness Week at Trailside, April 4-9
March 22, 2007 “Take Only Pictures and Leave Only Footprints”
for Trailside’s Wildlife Photography Contest
March 21, 2007 Apply Now For Training Program to Become a Home Health Aide
March 20, 2007 Gertrude Duryee Honored
March 16, 2007 Annual Watchung Reservation Deer Management Program to Begin, March 26
March 16, 2007 Care Package Items Needed for Troops
March 16, 2007 Trailside Naturalists Offer “PROJECT WET” for Teachers
March 15, 2007 Teen Arts Fest White Oak Painting
March 15, 2007 Union County Teen Arts Festival
March 14, 2007 New Federal Regulations Create Passport Backlog: Apply for Passports Now to Avoid Travel Snags - County Clerk’s Offices in Westfield and Elizabeth Have Convenient Hours for Passport Applicants
March 13, 2007 Freeholders Honor Winfield Mayor Wright
March 13, 2007 HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS REGISTRATION LAW PROTECTS HOME OWNERS AGAINST FRAUD
March 13, 2007 SENIOR CITIZENS WARNED TO PROTECT THEMSELVES AGAINST FRAUD
March 12, 2007 Freeholders Honor John T. Gregorio
March 12, 2007 Freeholders March in St. Patrick’s Parade
March 9, 2007 Learn Skills to Trace Your Family History, March 21
March 9, 2007 Union County Sponsors Recycling Event, March 24:
Household Special Waste, Mercury Thermometers, Automobile Tires
March 8, 2007 Union County Receives Funds from N.J. Council on Arts –
Awards Arts Grants to Local Organizations
March 8, 2007 The Volunteer Guild of Runnells Hospital Presents S & S Trading – April 12th
March 7, 2007 “Protect Your Intellectual Property,” March 28, and Meet N.J. Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts: Register for Workshop before March 23
March 5, 2007 Future Farmers of America
March 5, 2007 March is Women’s History Month
March 5, 2007 Read Across America
March 5, 2007 Technical Education Month
March 2, 2007 PUBLIC INVITED TO PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBIT AT UNION COUNTY TEEN ARTS FESTIVAL, MARCH 15-16
FEBRUARY 2007
February 28, 2007 Glens Bags – March 29 at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
February 26, 2007 Beginning Bird-Watching Offered at Trailside, March 13
February 26, 2007 Freeholders Congratulate John Peters
February 26, 2007 Freeholders Remember Dennis Cogan of Clark
February 26, 2007 UPS Store Opens in Summit
February 23, 2007 Union County Clerk Reminds Vacation Travelers: Apply for Passports Now to Avoid Summer RushCounty Clerk’s Offices in Westfield and Elizabeth Have Convenient Hours for Passport Applicants
February 23, 2007 Union County’s Division on Aging Announces Outreach Dates and Locations in March to Help Senior Citizens Apply for Government Programs
February 21, 2007 Enjoy Guided Trail Rides in the Watchung Reservation
February 16, 2007 Bob Colicchio Honored
February 16, 2007 Union County Gets Rebate
February 16, 2007 Yellow Ribbons
February 15, 2007 The Emphasis Was on “Fun” at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital’s Tricky Tray Fundraiser
February 15, 2007 Union County Needs Volunteer Naturalists For Watchung Reservation Ecological Event: ‘Bio-Blitz 2007’ Is Being Planned for June 15-16
February 15, 2007 Union County Receives Rebate for Energy Saving Lighting Upgrade
February 15, 2007 Union County’s Annual “Green Dance” For People with Disabilities Set for March 11
February 14, 2007 RUNNELLS Hospital Volunteer Guild Features “Reese Fine Jewelry”
February 13, 2007 71st Annual Hot Stove League Hall of Famers
February 13, 2007 Community Presbyterian Church of Mountainside Donates Blankets to Sub-Acute Patients of RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital
February 13, 2007 SPFHS Band Honored
February 13, 2007 SPFHS Band Honored
February 13, 2007 SPFHS Band Honored
February 13, 2007 SPFHS Band Honored
February 13, 2007 Teacher Training Investigates Healthy Water, Healthy People
February 13, 2007 Winter Sports Guidelines Issued – REVISED
February 13, 2007 “Women of Excellence” To Be Honored at Awards Dinner, March 23
“Women of Excellence” Chosen For 2007 Awards
February 9, 2007 Watchung Stable Announces Used & New Riding Clothes for Sale, March 3
February 7, 2007 Artwork by Stephanie Natiello of Elizabeth on Exhibit at Pearl Street Gallery
February 6, 2007 Photo Exhibit Celebrates Black History in Union County
February 5, 2007 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee
February 2, 2007 71st Annual Hot Stove Awards Dinner, Feb. 11, Honors Union County Athletes, Young and Old
February 2, 2007 Teen Arts 2006 Touring Exhibit Last Stop – Children’s Specialized Hospital
February 1, 2007 Winter Sports Guidelines Issued (Revised)
JANUARY 2007
January 30, 2007 ‘Night Theater’ Is New Attraction at Trailside Nature & Science Center
January 29, 2007 Runnells Specialized Hospital’s Volunteer Guild Executive Board & the Berkeley Heights Lions Club Celebrated the Spirit of the Season
January 29, 2007 Sheriff Officers Retire
January 29, 2007 Union County Clerk Warns: Don’t Be a Victim of Property Deed Scam
January 26, 2007 “February Festivities” Fun at Trailside, Feb. 16-20
January 26, 2007 Middle Eastern Dancer Entertains at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County
January 25, 2007 Three Union County Student Athletes to Be Honored at 71st Annual Hot Stove Awards Dinner, Feb. 11
January 24, 2007 “Topical Solutions” on Sale at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital March 1st
January 22, 2007 Elizabeth Launches Free Wi Fi Network
January 22, 2007 Linden Fire Dept. Retirees
January 18, 2007 Beginning Yoga Workshop Offered at Trailside, Feb. 6
January 17, 2007 RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Volunteer Guild Features – Bob’s Sheet & Towel Sale – Feb. 15th
January 17, 2007 Union County Celebrates 150th Anniversary in 2007
January 17, 2007 Volunteers Needed for Teen Arts Festival, March 15-16
January 16, 2007 Union County’s Division on Aging Announces Outreach Dates and Locations in February to Help Senior Citizens Apply for Government Programs
January 12, 2007 Police K9 Graduation
January 12, 2007 Shared Services Meeting
January 12, 2007 Construction Begins on the New Esposito Park in Clark – Park features active and passive recreational elements including new playing fields, playground and walking and biking paths
January 11, 2007 MORE THAN 75 GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ATTEND COUNTY’S SECOND SHARED SERVICES MEETINGUnion County becomes first to hold meeting with educators and local government officials on shared services
January 10, 2007 Union County Sheriff Office Promotions
January 9, 2007 Umpires Can Earn More in 2007: Classes for New Softball Umpires Begin Feb. 20
January 9, 2007 Volleyball Classes for People with Disabilities
January 8, 2007 Celebrate Rahway River 2007
January 8, 2007 Freeholder Estrada Sworn In as Vice Chairman
January 8, 2007 Freeholder Kowalski Sworn In as Chairwoman
January 8, 2007 Freeholder Holmes Sworn-In
January 8, 2007 Freeholder Mirabella Sworn-In
January 8, 2007 Freeholder Scanlon Sworn-In
January 7, 2007 NEW FREEHOLDER CHAIRWOMAN KOWALSKI ANNOUNCES INITIATIVES DURING 150th ANNUAL REORGANIZATION – Estrada becomes Vice Chairman; Three Freeholders Begin New Terms
January 4, 2007 RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Volunteer Guild’s Healthcare Workers Uniform Sale – Jan. 18th
January 4, 2007 Summit High School Takes Third in Cron Hockey Tournament
January 4, 2007 The RUNNELLS Family Prepares for the Holiday
January 3, 2007 Caregiver & Alzheimer’s Family Support Group at RUNNELLS Supports & Informs Members
January 2, 2007 Teacher-Training Workshops Begin Jan. 31 at Trailside Nature & Science Center