Press Releases

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August 11, 2022
Union County Residents Can Shred Personal Documents Free of Charge in August

August 11, 2022
Mosquito Control spraying tonight, Thursday, August 11th

August 9, 2022
Drought-Wise Gardening in Union County

August 9, 2022
Free Outdoor Movies and Music in Union County Parks

August 4, 2022
Mosquito Control Spraying tonight, Thursday, August 4

August 4, 2022
Join the Master Trees Stewards of Union County

August 3, 2022
Union County Clerk Will Conduct the General and School Board Ballot Drawing Both In-Person and Livestream on Facebook, August 15

August 2, 2022
Union County Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Program to Include New Novavax Vaccine

August 2, 2022
Apply Now for the 2023 History Re-Grant Program

July 29, 2022
Union County Local Arts Grant Program Accepting Applications

July 28, 2022
HEART Grant Applications Now Available for Non-Profits, Individual Artists and Scholars

July 28, 2022
Mosquito Control Spraying tonight, Thursday, July 28th

July 27, 2022
2022 Union County Teen Arts Touring Exhibit Visits Midtown Elizabeth

July 26, 2022
Union County Offers Convenient, Expert Guidance for Seniors Seeking Services

July 26, 2022
Destroy these Bad Bugs on Sight

July 22, 2022
Union County under Heat Advisory through July 24

July 22, 2022
Eliminate Hazardous Wastes from your Home in August

July 22, 2022
Mosquito Control Spraying tonight, Friday, July 22, 2022

July 21, 2022
Heat Advisory Issued for Union County

July 21, 2022
Free Scrap Metal Recycling for Union County Residents

July 21, 2022
Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents in August, Free of Charge

July 15, 2022
Play it Safe in the Sun: Union County Offers a Free Skin Cancer Screening & Information on how to “Choose Your Cover”

July 14, 2022
Mosquito Control Spraying tonight, Thursday, July 14, 2022

July 14, 2022
Volunteering in Union County Parks is Easier than Ever

July 11, 2022
Special Needs Night at Wheeler Spray Park Begins in July

July 7, 2022
Union County to Host Car, Truck and Bike Show in Clark, July 16

July 7, 2022
Mosquito Spraying tonight, Thursday, July 7th

July 7, 2022
Protect Your Property from Fraudulent Activity

July 6, 2022
Union County to Host “Paint by the Pond” for Residents with Special-Needs, July 9

July 6, 2022
School Board Petition Filing Deadline is Monday, July 25

June 30, 2022
New Jersey State Budget for 2022-2023 Fiscal Year Signed

June 30, 2022
Union County Celebrates Plastic Free July by Asking Residents to “Take the Challenge”

June 30, 2022
Mosquito Spraying tonight, Thursday June 30th

June 29, 2022
New Dates added for Union County’s Just “ASK” for information about Senior Services

June 28, 2022
Annual Summer Carnival for People with Disabilities a Success

June 24, 2022
Union County Parks Offer Free Outdoor Music, Movies and More this Summer

June 24, 2022
Division on Aging/ADRC Launches New Website

June 23, 2022
Location Updates for Union County’s Free COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Program

June 23, 2022
Union County Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Program for Children

June 23, 2022
Mosquito Control Spraying tonight, Thursday June 23rd

June 21, 2022
Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents in June & July, Free of Charge

June 21, 2022
Union County Offers Next Scrap Metal Recycling Events of 2022 on Thursday, July 7 and Saturday, July 16

June 16, 2022
Mosquito Control Spraying - Thursday, June 16th

June 14, 2022
Union County Celebrates Pride Month with “Pride in the Park” Activity Day, June 18

June 13, 2022
Celebrate Pride Month at Union County’s LGBTQ Trivia Night, June 16

June 10, 2022
County Manager Ed Oatman Inducted into 2022 Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society

June 9, 2022
Children Ages 5-11 Are Eligible for COVID-19 Booster Shots

June 9, 2022
Mosquito Spraying – Thursday, June 9th

June 9, 2022
Union County Commissioner Board Welcomes New Veterans Services Coordinator

June 8, 2022
Third Annual Juneteenth Flag Raising to be held at the Union County Courthouse

June 6, 2022
Share a Meal, Share a Story, Come Together at the SAGE Table LGBTQ Community Lunch, June 12

June 3, 2022
Mosquito Spraying - June 3

June 3, 2022
Experience Union County’s New, Groundbreaking Solar System Walking Trail

June 2, 2022
“LGBTQ: Say it!” Gallery Exhibit Opening on Friday, June 3

June 2, 2022
Union County Nearing Final Acquisition of Key Open Space in Berkeley Heights

June 2, 2022
Union County Voters Can Track Their Vote-by-Mail Ballots Online

June 1, 2022
Union County COVID-19 Emergency Food Distributions in June

May 31, 2022
Reminder: Union County Clerk Offers Saturday Hours for Voters to Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot in Person

May 27, 2022
Undersheriff Dennis Burke Walkout Ceremony

May 27, 2022
Union County Commissioners Announce "Jersey Fresh" Farmers’ Market Voucher Program for Seniors

May 27, 2022
Union County Pool and Spray Grounds to Open Saturday, May 28th

May 26, 2022
Union County Celebrates Pride Month 2022 with Art, Dancing, Theatre & More

May 26, 2022
A Memorial Day Message

May 26, 2022
Enjoy Union County Parks, the Zero Waste Way

May 26, 2022
Moody's Reaffirms Union County's AAA Bond Rating

May 26, 2022
Come to the Free “Native Plant Swap and Shop,” June 9

May 25, 2022
A statement from the Union County Board of County Commissioners

May 25, 2022
Learn the Secrets of Successful Grant-Seeking, June 7

May 24, 2022
Union County to Hold Annual Portuguese Flag Raising on June 2nd

May 24, 2022
Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents

May 24, 2022
Free Scrap Metal Recycling for Union County Residents, June 2 and 18

May 23, 2022
Union County to Host Pepsi Job Fair, May 24

May 20, 2022
Union County’s Free Rhythm & Blues by the Brook Outdoor Music Festival Returns to Plainfield, June 4

May 20, 2022
Carlo Caparruva sworn in as new Union County Undersheriff

May 20, 2022
Bring your Household Hazardous Waste to a Free Recycling Event for Union County Residents, June 4

May 18, 2022
Union County Clerk Offers Saturday Hours for Voters to Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot in Person

May 17, 2022
Sheriff Corvelli announces appointment of Carlo Caparruva as Undersheriff

May 16, 2022
Reminder: To Receive a $300 Stipend as a Union County Poll Worker, Apply Today

May 13, 2022
2021-2022 Shade Tree Arbor Day Poetry Contest winners

May 12, 2022
Union County Recognizes National Mental Health Awareness Month with Free Mental Health Webinar

May 12, 2022
Union County Recognizes Community Action Month

May 12, 2022
Union County to Receive 2022 NACo Achievement Award for First Proprietary County-Run COVID-19 Lab in the Nation

May 10, 2022
Union County to Host IKEA Job Fair, May 17

May 9, 2022
Sample Ballots for June 7, 2022 Primary Election are Now Available Online

May 9, 2022
Vote-by-Mail Ballots are Now Available at the Union County Clerk’s Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield

May 6, 2022
Head Over Heels Brings Love and Laughs to the Union County Performing Arts Center, June 30

May 6, 2022
Reminder: Register to Vote by Tuesday, May 17 to Participate in the 2022 Primary Election

May 5, 2022
Residents Invited to Join the Union County Team for the 2022 AIDS Walk in Central Park

May 4, 2022
Union County’s Favorite Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale Returns, May 15

May 2, 2022
Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

May 2, 2022
Sensory Friendly Cinderella Comes to the Union County Performing Arts Center, May 7

May 2, 2022
Early Voting to Begin June 3 for the 2022 Primary Elections

April 29, 2022
Amazon Donates 10k Covid-19 At-Home Tests to Union County

April 29, 2022
Union County Kicks Off 2022 Season of the Fresh Start Program – Mobile Shower & Laundry Service Unit

April 28, 2022
Union County Board of County Commissioners Award 2022 Infrastructure Grants to all 21 Municipalities

April 28, 2022
Register to Vote by Tuesday, May 17 to Participate in the 2022 Primary Election

April 28, 2022
Senior Artists of Union County are Showcased at Trailside Nature & Science Center

April 27, 2022
Union County Clerk Advises Voters on Vote-by-Mail Ballots for Registered Democrats

April 26, 2022
Union County is Hiring Full Time Emergency Medical Technicians – Apply Today

April 25, 2022
Union County holding a Covid-19 Emergency Food Distribution on April 30th

April 25, 2022
Become a Lifeguard at Union County’s Ulrich Pool in Rahway River Park this Summer

April 22, 2022
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Two Extraordinary Women Who Chronicled the American Revolution in Verse

April 22, 2022
Union County Board Commissioner Al Mirabella Elected to Serve on the Board of Trustees for John Cabot University

April 22, 2022
With Inflation on the Rise, Union County Board of County Commissioners Continue to Keep Residents Needs a Top Priority

April 22, 2022
Apply to be a Poll Worker

April 21, 2022
Union County Clerk Advises Voters on Vote-by-Mail Ballots

April 21, 2022
Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents on May 14, Free of Charge

April 21, 2022
Union County “ASK” Program Brings Senior Services to Local Neighborhoods

April 20, 2022
Explore Your Wild Side at Union County’s Wild Earth Fest, May 1

April 20, 2022
Visit the New Online Home of Union County’s Fastest, Fiercest Birds

April 19, 2022
Explore Earth Day with the Experts

April 14, 2022
Recycle Household Scrap Metal Free of Charge on Saturday, April 16

April 14, 2022
Lifeguards Wanted

April 13, 2022
Applications Now Available For Union County’s “Empowering Our Youth” Summer Employment Program

April 11, 2022
Union County Clerk Will Conduct Primary Ballot Drawing Both In-Person and Livestream on Facebook April 14

April 8, 2022
Union County Commissioner Board Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

April 8, 2022
Union County COVID-19 Emergency Food Distribution in April and May

April 6, 2022
Meet Two Extraordinary Women Who Chronicled the American Revolution in Verse

April 5, 2022
Union County leading the way as the first county in the state with Social Service Interview Pods

April 4, 2022
Got a Recycling Question? There’s an App for that!

April 4, 2022
Changes to Union County Congressional, Municipal Ward & District Maps

April 1, 2022
A statement from the Union County Board of County Commissioners

April 1, 2022
Union County Commissioner Board Raises Alcohol Awareness in the Month of April

April 1, 2022
Union County Sheriff's Office Walkout Ceremony

April 1, 2022
Free Webinars Show How to “Recycle Right”

April 1, 2022
Union County supports Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April

March 31, 2022
Union County Now Offering CDC Recommended Fourth Covid Vaccine Booster for Certain Populations

March 31, 2022
Election Poll Worker Pay Increases to $300

March 30, 2022
Two Falcons Raise a New Family in Union County

March 30, 2022
April is Autism Acceptance Month in Union County

March 30, 2022
Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents on April 22, Free of Charge

March 30, 2022
Trout Season Comes to Union County

March 29, 2022
Spring Holiday Food Safety Tips

March 28, 2022
Union County Gun Turn-In Event to be Held in Springfield, April 23

March 28, 2022
For Eco-Friendly Spring Cleaning, Come to Union County’s Household Hazardous Waste Events

March 25, 2022
Group Lunches Return to Senior Centers and Senior Housing Sites in Union County (Updated)

March 25, 2022
MARCH 23rd MARKED TWO YEARS OF  COVID OPERATIONS IN UNION COUNTY

March 24, 2022
Commissioner Meeting Schedule Change

March 24, 2022
Voters Planning to Change their Party Affiliation Have Until April 13

March 23, 2022
Learn How to Create a Personal Oral History (updated)

March 23, 2022
Reminder: Tickets Available for Autism Event with Red Bulls

March 22, 2022
COVID-19 Emergency Food Distribution for Union County Residents, March 26 and April 9 (updated with new location)

March 22, 2022
Many Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Union County

March 21, 2022
2022 Union County Senior Citizens’ Art Exhibit is open for Entries

March 18, 2022
Union County Announces 2022 Queer Empowerment Hour Series (Updated)

March 15, 2022
Union County Offers First Scrap Metal Recycling Events of 2022 on Thursday, April 7 and Saturday, April 16

March 15, 2022
Free Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event for Union County Residents, April 9

March 15, 2022
Union County COVID-19 Emergency Food Distribution in March and April (updated with new location)

March 15, 2022
Union County to host donation drive for people of Ukraine

March 10, 2022
Get a “Jump” on the Spotted Lanternfly this Year

March 10, 2022
Consumer Alert: How to Save Money on Gas

March 10, 2022
Union County Residents Can Shred and Recycle Personal Documents Free of Charge, March 26 and 27

March 10, 2022
Join the Union County Community to Support Autism Acceptance Month Event at Red Bulls Arena, April 9

March 8, 2022
UNION COUNTY TO HOST WALGREENS JOB FAIR ON MARCH 30th

March 8, 2022
Union County Residents Can Join a Multi-Park Litter Cleanup Project, March 19

March 4, 2022
Fiscal Affairs Committee Meetings on the Budget

March 4, 2022
Union County Celebrates Arbor Day 2022 with Free Trees for Schools

March 4, 2022
Refugee Assistance: Ukraine and Other Conflict Zones

March 3, 2022
Union County Commissioners announce Zero Percent Tax Increase for Third Consecutive Year

March 3, 2022
Union County Offers New Spring Break Nature Camps for Students Ages 7-12

March 3, 2022
Sensory Friendly Music, Dance and More are Coming to Union County, March 13

March 2, 2022
Union County Board of Commissioners to Re-Open Rental Assistance Program, March 7

February 28, 2022
Virtual Presentation on Women in Health Care

February 25, 2022
Spring into Multi-Generational Fun at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center

February 25, 2022
UNION COUNTY TO HOST SENSORY FRIENDLY BEDTIME STORY READING ON ZOOM, MARCH 1ST

February 23, 2022
Free Covid-19 Boosters

February 22, 2022
How to Get Ready for the Big Bag Ban, in Four Easy Steps

February 22, 2022
Union County to Present Annual Women of Excellence Awards, March 25

February 18, 2022
Union County Commissioners Welcome Restart of Rahway River Flood Control Study

February 18, 2022
National Career and Technical (CTE) Month and National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Week

February 17, 2022
Unusual Warm, Windy Winter Storm Heading for Union County

February 16, 2022
Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Kean University Hold Law Enforcement Recruitment Event

February 16, 2022
NJ MVC mobile unit is coming to Springfield

February 16, 2022
Union County Clerk Advises Residents on Passports and Overseas Travel

February 14, 2022
Appointment of Undersheriff Victor Manata

February 9, 2022
Work Under Way on Restoration of Land for Union County’s Passaic River Parkway

February 8, 2022
Max Challenge Gyms donated over $6k to Union County

February 8, 2022
Union County Announces Updates to COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Schedules

February 7, 2022
Emergency Rescue Mortgage Assistance Program opens February 8th

February 7, 2022
Union County to Host Rest, Play, Grow: Parenting with Mindfulness, February 23

February 7, 2022
Experience a Live Performance of the  Award Winning Play Fences

February 4, 2022
UNION COUNTY TO HOST BLACK HISTORY MONTH PRESENTATION ON WELLNESS, THE PANDEMIC, AND THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

February 3, 2022
Union County Announces Free Recycling Events for Residents Beginning March 26

February 3, 2022
Explore Themes of African American Survival during Black History Month

February 1, 2022
4th Annual Black History Month Flag Raising Ceremony

January 31, 2022
Union County TO HOLD 4th Annual Black History Month Flag Raising

January 28, 2022
UNION COUNTY CHILD SEAT INSPECTION PROGRAM AVAILABLE FOR RESIDENTS

January 28, 2022
Start a Career in Law Enforcement

January 28, 2022
Celebrate Black History Month in Union County

January 27, 2022
Take a Virtual Nature Walk in Conant Park

January 26, 2022
UNION COUNTY BEGINS ANNUAL  POINT-IN-TIME COUNT OF THE HOMELESS POPULATION

January 25, 2022
Learn about Healthy Food Trends in 2022

January 25, 2022
Union County Awards 66 “HEART” Grants Bringing the Arts to the Community

January 16, 2022
NJ DOH to Open COVID-19 Test Site in Plainfield

January 14, 2022
Freezing Temperatures, Rain and Snow Heading for Union County this Weekend

January 14, 2022
Union County to Hold COVID-19 Emergency Food Distribution [Updated: Event Postponed to February 5]

January 14, 2022
“February Festivities” All-Ages Winter Fun Returns to Trailside, Feb. 19 and 20

January 12, 2022
Union County Commissioner Board Hosts Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service to Benefit Moms Helping Moms Foundation

January 12, 2022
Free Financial Planning Workshop for Special Needs Families, Jan. 26

January 11, 2022
UNION COUNTY ROLLING OUT Free COVID-19 Booster Shots FOR CHILDREN 12+ through FREE Vaccination Program

January 10, 2022
Union County Clerk Reports Historic Increase in Revenue from Property Transactions

January 6, 2022
“CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITY” INITIATIVES ANNOUNCED BY CHAIR REBECCA L. WILLIAMS DURING 166TH ANNUAL UNION COUNTY GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION MEETING

January 4, 2022
Become a Certified Union County Master Gardener Volunteer in 2022

January 4, 2022
UNION COUNTY GOVERNMENT HOSTS 166th ANNUAL REORGANIZATION ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2022

January 4, 2022
Public Notice regarding the Installation Ceremony & Reorganization Meeting of the 2022 Union County Board of County Commissioners