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June 24, 2024
Union County’s Inclusive Summer Festival for Persons With Disabilities and Special Needs Returns This July

June 20, 2024
Mosquito Control Spraying Thursday, June 20th

June 20, 2024
Find your Local Cooling Centers

June 18, 2024
Union County to Celebrate Juneteenth with Flag Raising Ceremony

June 17, 2024
Family Fun and Flix and Summer Arts Concert Series Return to Union County Parks This Summer

June 17, 2024
Union County to Celebrate Juneteenth With a Flag Raising Ceremony

June 13, 2024
Union County Clerk Advises Travelers on New Estimated Passport Wait Times for 2024 Travel

June 7, 2024
Award-Winning Artworks by Union County Seniors Now on View in the Commissioners’ Gallery

June 6, 2024
Registration Deadline Approaching for 10th Annual Union County Women Mean Business Summit

June 5, 2024
Union County Begins Mailing Vote-By-Mail Ballots for Special Primary Election

June 5, 2024
Renowned Watercolor Artist James Fiorentino Showcases Paintings at Trailside Through June 23rd

June 4, 2024
Union County Announces Online Workshop for Managing Non-Profit Organizations on June 12th

May 31, 2024
Union County Surrogate Hudak Announces Expansion of Westfield Office Hours

May 30, 2024
Union County Kicks Off Pride Month Festivities With Flag Raising on Monday, June 3rd

May 28, 2024
Union County Board of Elections Announces Early In-Person Voting Locations for 2024 Primary Election

May 28, 2024
Union County Clerk Extends Office Hours for 2024 Primary Election Voters Using Mail-in Ballots

May 28, 2024
Free Swimming Lessons for Children and Seniors returns to Union County this Summer

May 23, 2024
Union County Celebrates Pride Month with 5k and Fun Color Run on Saturday, June 8th

May 22, 2024
Union County to Hold Annual Portuguese Flag Raising on May 30th

May 21, 2024
Union County Announces Successful Banding of Four Recently Hatched Peregrine Chicks at the Historic Union County Courthouse Tower

May 21, 2024
Union County Clerk Announces Vote by Mail Ballots Are Available

May 20, 2024
Union County Clerk Announces Vote By Mail Ballots Are Available

May 20, 2024
Designation of Jerry Green Memorial Highway

May 16, 2024
Union County Invites Students to Unleash Their Creativity as a 2024 Fairy House Art Contest is Announced

May 16, 2024
Union County to Hold Next Free Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event for Residents on June 2

May 16, 2024
Beyond the Bin Event & Household Hazardous Waste Event on June 2nd

May 15, 2024
Union County's Plant Swap and Shop on June 6th Promotes Local Biodiversity

May 15, 2024
Ballot Drawing Scheduled for Special Primary Election in 10th Congressional District

May 14, 2024
Union County Recognizes National Mental Health Awareness Month With Free Mental Health Webinar & More

May 13, 2024
Union County Announces Return of Rhythm & Blues by the Brook in Cedar Brook Park This June

May 13, 2024
Union County Announces Nominees for SHERO Award Celebrating Women Making History

May 10, 2024
Union County Invites Residents to Participate in Multi-site Green Brook Park Clean-Up

May 9, 2024
Union County Board of County Commissioners Award 2024 Infrastructure Grants to All 21 Municipalities

May 8, 2024
Union County Hosts Touch a Truck Event on May 19th

May 8, 2024
Union County Expands Initiative to Reshape Reusable Bag Recycling Landscape

May 7, 2024
Union County to Unveil New Recycling & Litter Control Pilot in Warinanco Park

May 7, 2024
Union County Voters Can View Their Sample Ballots Online for the June 4th Primary Election

May 6, 2024
Union County Announces Renowned Watercolor Artist James Fiorentino Showcases Paintings at Trailside

May 3, 2024
Union County Announces First Haitian Flag Raising Will Take Place on May 6th

May 3, 2024
Voter Registration Deadline for the June 4, 2024 Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday, May 14

April 29, 2024
Union County to Donate Profits to the Kimberly Anne Wilson Foundation on First-Ever “Stepping Up to Mental Health Summit” on May 18th

April 25, 2024
Union County Receives Full Grant Funding & Surplus in Supplemental Grants From NJDEP/Green Acres Program

April 25, 2024
Celebrating Community Service: Honoring LACADA Volunteers in Union County

April 25, 2024
Union County Cannabis Job Fair Cultivates Employment Opportunities for Residents

April 24, 2024
Master Gardeners of Union County to Host 33rd Annual Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale on May 19th

April 24, 2024
Union County Clerk Updates Voters on Vote by Mail Ballots for the 2024 Primary Election

April 24, 2024
A Statement from the Union County Board of County Commissioners

April 24, 2024
Union County Board of Elections Announces Full List of Polling Places & Ballot Drop Box Locations for the 2024 Primary Election

April 23, 2024
Senior Art Exhibit Displayed at Union College of Union County NJ Through May 29th

April 22, 2024
Union County to Host Paint in the Park for Residents With Disabilities & Special Needs, May 18th

April 22, 2024
Apply to Be a Poll Worker, Earn $300 for Work on Election Day - Bilingual Poll Workers Also Needed

April 19, 2024
Union County Means Business: AI Unleashed A Networking Breakfast & Panel Discussion Event

April 18, 2024
Union County Introduces Mobile Communication Board to Enhance Accessibility for Non-Verbal Children

April 16, 2024
Union County Launches New Stem Educational Growth Grant for 2024 Plant a Seed Program Award Recipients

April 16, 2024
Union County Police PBA Local #73 at Opening Day for the Kenilworth Little League

April 15, 2024
Deadline is Approaching for the 2024 Union County SHERO Award

April 15, 2024
Union County’s Wild Earth Fest Event at Trailside Nature & Science Center on April 28th

April 15, 2024
Union County Celebrates Young Poets in Annual Arbor Day Poetry Contest

April 12, 2024
Union County Encourages Municipalities to Attend the NJ Film Ready Workshop 2024

April 11, 2024
Union County Holds Its First-Ever “Stepping Up to Mental Health Summit” on May 18th

April 10, 2024
Union County Ready to Move Forward With Briant Pond Hydro-Raking Project

April 5, 2024
Union County Launches Community Outreach Program

April 4, 2024
Union County Launches Next Street Smart NJ Pedestrian Safety Campaign in Roselle on April 10th

April 2, 2024
Union County Clerk Announces Availability of Sample Ballot & Vote by Mail for Westfield School Board Election

April 1, 2024
Union County Offers Free Paper Shredding for Personal Documents to Residents in April

April 1, 2024
Union County Partners With Local Scout Council & Others to Remove Invasive Plants

April 1, 2024
Union County’s First Scrap Metal Recycling Events of 2024 Are on Thursday, April 4th & Saturday, April 20th

March 28, 2024
Union County Invites You to Apply to the 2024 Sensory Friendly Summer Camp

March 27, 2024
Union County's "Queer Empowerment Hour" Returns This Spring With New Dates & Fresh Topics to Encourage & Unite the LGBTQ+ Community

March 26, 2024
Fiscal Affairs Committee Meeting

March 26, 2024
Union County’s Aging Services Kiosk (ASK) to Visit Five Local Libraries in April

March 25, 2024
Union County Clerk Offers Notary Training Seminar

March 25, 2024
Union County Celebrates Success of Care Packing Event for Military Women Overseas

March 22, 2024
Union County presents: “Overcoming Alcohol In 2024” A Virtual Learning Session, April 11th

March 21, 2024
Union County Highlights Substantial Progress in Fiscal Success With Noteworthy Decrease in Long-Term Debt

March 20, 2024
Union County’s “Fresh Start” Program Returns April 4th

March 18, 2024
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Mobile Unit Visiting Union County

March 15, 2024
Union County’s First Free Household Hazardous Waste Event of the 2024 Season is Scheduled for April 6th

March 15, 2024
Union County Announces Senior Center Artwork Now on Display in the Commissioners Gallery

March 12, 2024
Union County Launches Radon Action Month With Free Test Kits & Awareness Campaign

March 12, 2024
Union County Seeking Residents to Train as Advocates for Victims of Sexual Violence

March 11, 2024
Union County Clerk Offers Notary Training Seminar

March 8, 2024
Autism Acceptance Returns With Music, Games, Crafts and Festivities to Union County

March 7, 2024
Union County Prosecutor’s Office and Kean University to Host Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair, with Agency Recruitment Spanning Six States

March 7, 2024
Union County Launches Collection Drive in Honor of Women's History Month to Support Military Women Overseas

March 7, 2024
Union County's Healthcare Job Fair Connects Professionals With Promising Opportunities

March 6, 2024
Union County Empowerment Hour to Celebrate Queer Women in History on March 13

March 6, 2024
Union County’s Social Services Division Employee Wins 2023 CWA Worker of the Year Award

March 6, 2024
Union County’s Social Services Division Employee Wins 2023 CWA Worker of the Year Award

March 6, 2024
Union County's Popular “Weekend of Shredding” Returns in 2024 to Kick Off Recycling Season

February 29, 2024
Building Bridges: Union County Collaborates With Nonprofit Organizations to Strengthen Human Services Networks

February 28, 2024
Union County Conducted Annual Point-in-time Count of the Homeless Population

February 28, 2024
2024 Union County Senior Art Exhibit is Open for Entries

February 27, 2024
Union County Partners With United Way to Launch Free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

February 26, 2024
Property Fraud Alert Program Continues to Be a Vital Resource for Union County Homeowners

February 23, 2024
Union County Celebrates Women's History Month: Advocating for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

February 23, 2024
Union County Invites Seniors and Caregivers to Explore 'ASK' Services Kiosk for Expert Guidance and Resources in March

February 22, 2024
New Art Workshops for Adults Offered This Spring in Union County

February 22, 2024
Union County Teen Arts Touring Exhibit Showcases Local Talent at the Elizabeth Public Library

February 21, 2024
“OUT in Union County: Queer Empowerment Hour” Virtual Series Returns for Black History Month

February 16, 2024
Union County Marks 200th Anniversary of Gibbons V. Ogden This March With a Special Presentation

February 15, 2024
Union County Invites Residents to Capture the Wonders of the Natural World

February 15, 2024
Union County Invites Residents to Learn About the Remarkable American Woodcock at Watchung Reservation and Lenape Park

February 14, 2024
Party Affiliation Deadline for the 2024 Presidential Primary Election is April 10th

February 14, 2024
Voter Registration Deadline for the Westfield Annual School Board of Election on April 16th is March 26th

February 5, 2024
Union County Celebrates Black History Month With Free Jazz Concert

February 2, 2024
Union County Free Child Seat Inspection Program Available for Residents

February 1, 2024
Union County's Healthcare Job Fair on February 21st Connects Professionals With Promising Opportunities

January 30, 2024
Union County to host Exclusive Job Fair for Careers within the Department of Human Services

January 30, 2024
Union County Annoucnes “February Festivities” at Trailside Featuring Magic, Mad Science, and Maple Sugaring

January 29, 2024
Union County Announces Black History Month Events for February 2024

January 25, 2024
Union County Celebrates Arbor Day 2024 With Free Trees for Schools

January 25, 2024
Union County Celebrates Arbor Day With Poetry Contest for Schools

January 24, 2024
Union County’s “ASK” Program Continues Empowering the Senior Community This February

January 24, 2024
Union County Surrogate Office Expands Reach with New Westfield Office

January 17, 2024
Union County Parks Seek Trail Steward Volunteers

January 12, 2024
Walking on Eggshells - Navigating the Language of Diversity

January 11, 2024
Improving Access with the Union County Paratransit System

January 11, 2024
Public Hearing and Notice of Public Comment Period for Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

January 5, 2024
Union County Welcomes Back the Ask Program for Seniors and Caregivers

January 4, 2024
Union County Commissioner Chairwoman Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded Unveils “Growing Together in Union County” Initiatives at 167th Annual Reorganization Meeting

January 2, 2024
PetCare Drive - Food, Toys and Happiness