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Adult Mosquitoes Spraying tonight, Wednesday June 26, 2019

June 26, 2019
Freeholder Board Honors Space Travel and Union County Trailblazer with Free Screening of “Hidden Figures”

June 26, 2019
Union County Election Board Announces Outreach Schedule for New ExpressVote XL Voting Machines

June 25, 2019
Science, Space, Magic and Live Animals Featured at Trailside’s Matinee Series, July 10 through August 14

June 25, 2019
Union County’s Free Mobile Document Shredding Program Coming to Scotch Plains, Rahway and Hillside

June 24, 2019
Union County SAGE Table Community Lunch

June 21, 2019
Everyone Can “Bite Back” against Mosquitoes in Union County

June 21, 2019
Four Union County Municipalities to Receive “Discover Our Parks” Grants Totaling $2,500

June 21, 2019
Union County Residents Invited to Free Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Screening Event, June 29

June 21, 2019
Union County Honors Son’s Prestige Collision of Garwood for Donations to Veterans

June 20, 2019
Union County wants to hear from our Seniors

June 20, 2019
Union County Kicks Off Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series -- Indoors -- with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, June 21

June 20, 2019
United Way of Greater Union County Honor Freeholders at Annual Celebration

June 19, 2019
Celebrate Pride Month with Union County

June 19, 2019
Union County Student Wins Statewide 4-H Award

June 17, 2019
Photographs by Sara Parmigiani of Cranford on Exhibit at the Pearl Street Gallery

June 17, 2019
UC PRIDE In The Park

June 14, 2019
Union County to Offer Free Self-Defense Course for Women

June 14, 2019
First Class Graduates The Simon Youth Academy

June 14, 2019
Hillside High School Students Honored for Volunteering to Clean Liberty Avenue Park​

June 13, 2019
Union County Fire Training Academy Graduation

June 13, 2019
Freeholder Hudak Honored by Raymond J. Lesniak Experience, Strength & Hope Recovery High School

June 11, 2019
Union County Freeholders Announce July Nature Retreat for Young Adults with Special Needs

June 10, 2019
Union County Freeholders Announce Senior Farmers’ Market Voucher Distribution Dates

June 7, 2019
Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

June 6, 2019
Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit

June 5, 2019
Union County Hosts TEEN PRIDE Celebration for LGBTQ and Ally High School Students – June 14 in Rahway

June 4, 2019
2019 Rhythm and Blues by the Brook

May 31, 2019
Free Household Hazardous Waste Event for Union County Residents in Cranford, June 8

May 31, 2019
Guillermo Thorn Returns for National Trails Day, June 1

May 31, 2019
Union County’s Free Mobile Paper Shredding Program Coming to Cranford and Clark in June

May 31, 2019
Union County Holds First Portuguese Flag Raising Ceremony in County History

May 30, 2019
Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

May 30, 2019
Union County Sponsors Rally and March in Support of Gun Violence Awareness, Saturday June 8 at Nomahegan Park

May 30, 2019
Free “Choose Your Cover” Sun Safety and Skin Cancer Screening Event, June 29

May 30, 2019
Union County to Hold First Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony on June 19th

May 30, 2019
Artwork by Union County Employees on Display at Freeholders Gallery

May 30, 2019
The Boy Band Project Headlines Union County PRIDE in the Park, June 15

May 29, 2019
Weather Safety Tips

May 29, 2019
Summer Camps Open for Science, Art, and Nature Fun at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center

May 29, 2019
Union County’s new Wheeler Spray Park in Linden

May 28, 2019
Free Plant Swap for Union County Gardeners, June 6

May 28, 2019
Freeholders announce Field Upgrades to Snyder Avenue Park in Berkeley Heights

May 28, 2019
Union County Clerk Extends Office Hours, June 1 for Primary Election Voters Using Mail-In Ballots

May 28, 2019
Union County Opens Wheeler Park Spray Park in Linden​

May 28, 2019
Union County Flag Deployment on Veterans’ Graves for Memorial Day

May 24, 2019
2018/2019 UC STEP Start Now Grant Winners

May 24, 2019
Regional Plan Association Presents “A Preventable Crisis, The Economic and Human Costs of a Hudson River Rail Tunnel Shutdown,” Report to the Freeholder Board

May 24, 2019
Union County Honors Elizabeth Portugal Day Committee

May 24, 2019
Union County Honors Youth Empowered for Success Basketball League President Terence Johnson

May 22, 2019
Union County Freeholders cut ribbon on new Ash Brook Golf Course Clubhouse  

May 22, 2019
Public Safety Committee of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders hosts public meeting about the Opioid Crisis in Union County ​

May 22, 2019
Union County Women Mean Business

May 20, 2019
New Playground Opens at the Beechwood School in Mountainside

May 17, 2019
86th Annual Spring Troop Show Highlights Local Riders

May 17, 2019
Business Women Invited to Popular Networking Event, May 22

May 17, 2019
Sample Ballots for June Primary Election Now Available on Union County Clerk Elections Website and App

May 17, 2019
2019 Union County Arbor Day “Young Writers of Union County” poetry contest

May 17, 2019
SkillUP Union County with Metrix Learning

May 14, 2019
More Dates Added for New Voting Machine Previews in Union County

May 14, 2019
County of Union to Honor 50th Anniversary of Stonewall at 2nd Annual LGBTQ PRIDE Flag Raising Ceremony, June 7

May 14, 2019
Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Declare May as “Older Americans Month”

May 14, 2019
Learn about the Opioid Crisis in Union County at Public Meeting, May 21

May 14, 2019
Upcoming ExpressVoteXL Demonstration Events

May 14, 2019
Deadline to Register to Vote in the June 4 Primary is Today, Tuesday, May 14

May 13, 2019
Regional Plan Association to present Gateway Tunnel Report to Union County Freeholder Board, May 23rd 7pm

May 13, 2019
Celebrate Spring with Native Plants at Union County Garden Fair and Plant Sale, May 19

May 10, 2019
Union County Celebrates Diversity of its Residents, Inviting Ethnic Groups to Hold Flag Raisings at County Seat

May 10, 2019
Sheila E. Headlines Union County’s Free Rhythm & Blues by the Brook Festival, June 1

May 10, 2019
The Opioid Epidemic: Silently Affecting Our Community

May 9, 2019
82 Schools and Organizations Receive 2019 Union County Kids Dig In! Garden Grants

May 9, 2019
Sensory Trail and Universal Playground Earn National Award for Union County

May 9, 2019
Union County EMS Open Application Day

May 8, 2019
DeDea of Westfield Named LACADA Union County Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year

May 8, 2019
LACADA 2019 Union County Municipal Alliance Volunteers of the Year

May 7, 2019
Important Information about Vote-by-Mail in Union County

May 7, 2019
Freeholders to cut ribbon on New Playground at Conant Park in Hillside

May 6, 2019
Union County Freeholders Celebrate Older Americans Month - May 2019

May 3, 2019
Union County Supports METAvivors of NJ

May 3, 2019
Union County Honors the 2019 Linden Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year

May 3, 2019
Freeholders to cut ribbon on New Spray Park at Wheeler Park on Saturday, May 25 1pm in Linden

May 3, 2019
Union County Freeholder Board and United Way of Union County Partner in Summer Youth Employment Program

May 3, 2019
Union County to Host GLAAD LGBTQ Accelerating Acceptance Training Course on May 24

May 3, 2019
Alcohol/Drug Education Volunteers Honored by Freeholders on May 7th - LACADA Volunteers honored in Union

May 3, 2019
Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Coming to Roselle, New Providence and Cranford

May 3, 2019
Freeholder Board Hosts 7th Annual “Union County Women Mean Business” Seminar and Networking Event, May 22

May 3, 2019
18th Annual Union County Employee Art Show

May 2, 2019
Free Workshop Explains “HEART Grant” & “Local Arts Grant” Application Process, May 16

May 1, 2019
31 Local Arts Organizations Receive Funds through Union County Local Arts Grant Program

April 30, 2019
Union County to Hold First Portuguese Flag Raising in County History on May 30

April 29, 2019
Register to Vote by May 14 to Participate in the June 4 Primary Election

April 26, 2019
Freeholder Board Awards Grants for 42 “Union County Means Green” Community Garden Projects

April 26, 2019
30th Annual Union County Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale, May 19

April 26, 2019
Union County Awards 13 History Grants Totaling $24,000

April 25, 2019
Learn How to Create a Haven for Native Plants in Union County

April 24, 2019
Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

April 24, 2019
Denim Day Union County

April 23, 2019
New Art Exhibit Features Union County Employees, Retirees, Volunteers and Family Members

April 23, 2019
Freeholders Co-Sponsor Senior Citizens Council of Union County’s “Staying In New Jersey” event on Tuesday, April 30th

April 22, 2019
Union County Freeholders Offer Free Measles Vaccinations for Children

April 22, 2019
Guillermo Thorn and the Mills of the Watchungs: A Photographic Journey into the Past

April 22, 2019
Historic Merchants and Drovers Tavern Presents “History on Tap,” May 3rd

April 18, 2019
Freeholder Vice Chairman Alexander Mirabella induction into the New Jersey Association of Counties’ inaugural Freeholder Hall of Fame

April 18, 2019
“Touch a Truck” to take place Sunday, April 28 at the Loop in Watchung Reservation

April 17, 2019
Los Legisladores Anuncian “Conversaciones en el Sendero” Una Serie de Conferencias Gratis en la Reservación de Watchung, los Días 4 y 8 de Mayo

April 17, 2019
Save the Dates for Union County’s 59th Annual Summer Arts Outdoor Music Festival and Rhythm & Blues by the Brook

April 16, 2019
Westfield Art Association Exhibit at Freeholder Gallery

April 15, 2019
Digital Artwork on Exhibit by Cintia Malhotra of Roselleat Pearl Street Gallery 

April 12, 2019
The 2019 “My County” Poster Contest Winners

April 12, 2019
Fifth Annual Union County Infrastructure Grant Program

April 11, 2019
Recycle Used Motor Oil at 16 Free Locations in Union County

April 11, 2019
Union County C.A.R.E.S. (Community, Action, Response, Education, Safety) Domestic Violence Symposium

April 10, 2019
Public Notice regarding Freeholder Meeting Schedule

April 10, 2019
New Jersey Forest Fire Service to Conduct Prescribed Burn of three Acres in Ash Brook Reservation in Scotch Plains

April 9, 2019
Enjoy the Outdoors with Family and Friends at Trailside’s Wild Earth Fest, April 28

April 8, 2019
What’s New in the Nest: Four Eggs for Union County’s Peregrine Falcons

April 8, 2019
Freeholder Board Announces “Trailside Talks” Free Lecture Series at Watchung Reservation, May 4 & 8

April 8, 2019
Union County Hosts Foster Parent and Adoption Recruitment Info Session to Support LGBTQ Youth

April 5, 2019
Keep Loved Ones Safe with Programs from the Union County Sheriff’s Office

April 4, 2019
Enjoy Working Outdoors this Summer at Union County’s Ulrich Pool in Rahway River Park, Rahway

April 4, 2019
April is National Donate Life Month in the County of Union

April 3, 2019
New Mobile Office for Citizenship, Immigration, and Voter Registration in Plainfield

April 3, 2019
Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

April 3, 2019
Union County Hosts Inclusive Events in Recognition of Autism Awareness Month

April 3, 2019
Union County Clerk Congratulates "I Voted" Sticker Design Art Contest Winners

April 2, 2019
Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign UDrive. UText. UPay. To Be Carried Out In Union County April 1 – April 21, 2019

April 2, 2019
Union County Launches New Human Services “DHS Action Hotline” Connecting People in Need with Programs That Help

April 2, 2019
Union County Sheriff’s Youth Academy Ready for 2019 Class - Program Opens in July for Students in Grades 7 to 12

April 1, 2019
Union County Celebrates National Poetry Month with Paul Muldoon, Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

April 1, 2019
Dates Added for Voting Machine Previews in Union County

March 30, 2019
Union County 2019 Women of Excellence Awards

March 29, 2019
Union County marks Transgender Day of Visibility on Sunday

March 29, 2019
Westfield High School's Model United Nations Club Awarded the Outstanding Delegation Award at Annual Conference

March 29, 2019
Plainfield Teacher Shalonda Archibald Named 2019 Literacy Teacher of the Year

March 28, 2019
Union County Voters Can Preview New Voting Machines this Spring

March 26, 2019
Union County Offers History Grant Workshop

March 26, 2019
Freeholder Board Presents "Home is a Human Right: 6 Stories of Immigration"

March 22, 2019
Union County Hosts 3rd Annual LGBTQ Pride Event

March 22, 2019
Union County Clerk Advises on Petition Deadlines

March 22, 2019
Hydroponic Vegetable Garden Brightens Up Senior Residence in Plainfield

March 22, 2019
Union County Senior Art Exhibit Now Accepting Registrations from Artists Age 60 and Older

March 21, 2019
Union County Offers Free Scrap Metal Recycling

March 20, 2019
Celebrate the Environmental Heroes of Your Community this Spring

March 20, 2019
Pitch in for Earth Month: Bring your Household Hazardous Waste to Free Recycling Event in Scotch Plains, April 6

March 18, 2019
Union County Offers Guidance on New Careers in the Supply Chain and Pharmaceutical Industries

March 15, 2019
Free Family-Friendly Events Return to Warinanco Park and Sports Center in April

March 15, 2019
FREEHOLDERS HONOR UNION COUNTY COLLEGE COACH DUNSCOMBE

March 15, 2019
CHARLOTTE BROWN, FOUNDER OF UNITED YOUTH, THANKS AND HONORS FREEHOLDERS FOR SUPPORT OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

March 15, 2019
Union County Celebrates Arbor Day 2019 with Free Trees for Schools

March 14, 2019
Union County’s Sensory Friendly Trail Recognized for Excellence in Design

March 13, 2019
Union County’s Mobile Document-Shredding Program Will Visit Scotch Plains, Saturday and Sunday March 30 and 31st

March 13, 2019
Spot the New Falcon in Town on the Falcon Cam

March 12, 2019
Senator Scutari Introduces Legislation on Raritan Valley One Seat Ride

March 12, 2019
Making a Difference for Victims of Sexual Violence in Union County

March 12, 2019
Learn about HIV/AIDS Issues Impacting Women and Girls during Women’s History Month in Union County

March 11, 2019
Schools Invited to Apply for 2019 Union County Kids Dig In Garden Grants

March 8, 2019
Enjoy an Evening of Local History and Painting Instruction

March 8, 2019
National FFA Week in Union County

March 8, 2019
National Career and Technical Education Month in Union County

March 8, 2019
2019 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Honorees

March 7, 2019
Union County Board of Elections Seeks Bilingual Poll Workers

March 7, 2019
Summer Job Opportunities in Union County

March 7, 2019
Union County Awarded $4.3 Million to Help the Homeless

March 5, 2019
Departmental Budget Hearing Dates announced for 2019

March 1, 2019
Enjoy Ballet and More at Union County’s Sensory Friendly Theatre Series

March 1, 2019
Enjoy Union County Parks in March

March 1, 2019
Union County Officially Closes Juvenile Detention Center, Saving $24.6 Million Over Next Three Years

February 28, 2019
Union County Steps Up Styrofoam Recycling Efforts

February 27, 2019
Special Recognition for 30 Big Trees in Union County

February 26, 2019
RARITAN VALLEY RAIL COALITION INVITES PUBLIC TO PRESENTATION ON GATEWAY PROJECT, TUESDAY, MARCH 26th IN CRANFORD

February 25, 2019
Witness the Untold Stories of Women of War

February 25, 2019
Freeholder Chair Kowalski and Congressman Malinowski Present Flags to the Model Railroad Club in Union​

February 22, 2019
Crane’s Ford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Celebrates 75th Anniversary

February 21, 2019
Union County Seeks Volunteers to Support Victims of Sexual Violence  

February 20, 2019
How to Report Potholes in Union County

February 20, 2019
Union County Remembers Virginia Apgar for Women’s History Month

February 20, 2019
Corporate Trainer Lena Cohen Speaks at the Third Annual Union County Means Business Networking Breakfast

February 19, 2019
Union County Freeholder Board offers “UC Means Green” Grants for Community Gardens

February 19, 2019
Union County Celebrates Arbor Day with Poetry Contest for County Students

February 19, 2019
What Parents Need To Know About Transgender Individuals

February 13, 2019
Just “ASK” for Information About Senior Services in Union County

February 13, 2019
83rd Annual Union County Baseball Association Hot Stove Awards Dinner

February 11, 2019
Monty Brooks of Linden Receives the Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award

February 8, 2019
Inaugural Black History Month Flag Raising Ceremony

February 8, 2019
Union County Recognizes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February 7, 2019
International Women’s Day: Women’s Empowerment, Yoga and Meditation

February 7, 2019
Union County Election Board Announces Implementation Schedule of the ExpressVote XL Voting Machines

February 6, 2019
Summer Job Opportunity in Union County

February 5, 2019
Union County 4-H Archers Lend a Hand

February 5, 2019
Free Presentations Conducted in English and Spanish Seek to Help Parents Learn How to Help Their Children Succeed in School

February 1, 2019
Enjoy Activities for All Ages -- Indoors and Out -- at Trailside Nature and Science Center

February 1, 2019
Freeholder Board Celebrates Black History Month with "The Great Migration: The Black Southerner in the Nation’s Imagination”

January 30, 2019
Extremely cold temperatures are expected Wednesday night and into Thursday.

January 29, 2019
27th Annual Union County Women of Excellence Awardees Announced

January 25, 2019
Union County College Offers Tuition Waivers to Furloughed Federal Employees

January 25, 2019
Union County Students Create New “Link Up for Life-5K” Community Service Campaign

January 25, 2019
Trailside’s February Festivities Features Live Birds of Prey, Maple Sugaring & Magic

January 25, 2019
Union County continues Collection Drive for Federal Employees impacted by Government Shutdown

January 24, 2019
Celebrate Black History Month in Union County

January 23, 2019
Freeholder Board Presents International TED Speaker and Executive Coach Lena Cohen

January 22, 2019
Statement about the Supreme Court’s order to allow President Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect

January 18, 2019
“Art from the HEART” Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery

January 18, 2019
Freeholders to Honor Linden Resident Monty Brooks with Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award during Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 9th at UCPAC in Rahway

January 18, 2019
Photographic Mandalas by Danielle Wilkinson of Clark on Exhibit at the Pearl Street Gallery

January 18, 2019
Union County Freeholders announce online assistance guide for Federal Employees Impacted by Shutdown

January 17, 2019
Just “ASK” for Information About Senior Services in Union County

January 17, 2019
Eagle Cam in the Classroom, Free Teacher Training Workshop at Trailside

January 15, 2019
Free Immunization Program for Eligible Union County Children

January 14, 2019
News for SNAP Recipients (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

January 11, 2019
Volunteers Are Needed for March 14-15 For Union County Teen Arts Festival

January 10, 2019
Government Shutdown, Affordable Housing Crisis and Code Blue to Impact #NJCounts 2019

January 10, 2019
Union County Adopt-a-Park Volunteers Unite for a Cleanup

January 9, 2019
Union County Clerk Launches “I Voted” Art Contest for Students in Grades 5-12

January 6, 2019
Union County Freeholder Chair Kowalski announces “Empowering Union County” Initiatives during annual County Government Reorganization