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Press Releases

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April 9, 2020
Union County Partners with GLAAD to Host LGBTQ Advocacy Training Courses Online

April 8, 2020
Union County Board of Elections Advises on New Primary Election Date

April 8, 2020
Union County Clerk Advises Voters on New Primary Election Date and Related Deadlines

April 3, 2020
Union County COVID-19 Test Center to surpass 3,000 tests since opening - Center became first county-run facility to open on March 23rd

April 3, 2020
La Escribana del Condado de Union County Trasmitirá en Vivo la Boleta de las Elecciones Primarias el 9 de abril en Facebook

April 2, 2020
Union County Events Cancelled as Precaution against COVID-19

April 2, 2020
Union County Clerk Will Livestream April 9 Ballot Drawing on Facebook

April 1, 2020
Second Telemedicine Line Added to Contact Union County Drive-Through COVID-19 Test Center

March 31, 2020
Union County COVID-19 testing facility briefing

March 31, 2020
Re: Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Meeting Schedule Amendments

March 30, 2020
Union County COVID-19 Test Center Expands to First Responders and Certain Health Care Workers in NJ

March 30, 2020
New Guidelines for Union County COVID-19 Test Center

March 28, 2020
Reminder for Union County Voters: April 8th is the Deadline to Change Party Affiliation for June 2nd Primary Election

March 27, 2020
Horario de Sábado del Centro de Pruebas del COVID-19 en el Condado de Union

March 27, 2020
Saturday Hours for Union County’s COVID-19 Test Center

March 27, 2020
Residents Are Encouraged to Explore Their Own Backyards with Activities from Trailside Nature and Science Center

March 26, 2020
Guidance for Visiting Union County Parks during COIVD-19 Outbreak

March 25, 2020
Union County Residents Advised on New Social Services Hours 

March 25, 2020
Union County Public Meeting to be Held Remotely Thursday, March 26th

March 24, 2020
Re: March 26, 2020 Agenda Setting Session and Regular Meeting Public Participation

March 23, 2020
Union County Offers Falcon Cam Resource for Parents

March 23, 2020
Protect against Fraud and Fakery during the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 22, 2020
El Condado De Union Abre El Primer Centro En El Estado Para Hacer Las Pruebas Del Covid-19,  Conduciendo Su Auto (Drive In) El Lunes En Kean University  

March 22, 2020
Union County Board of Elections Office Closed Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

March 22, 2020
Union County Surrogates Office Closed Due to the COVID-19 Statewide Public Health Emergency

March 21, 2020
County of Union to open state’s first County-Run, Drive-Through Testing Center for COVID-19 at Kean University

March 20, 2020
How to Help Local Businesses during the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 20, 2020
Union County Surrogate’s Office to Close Monday Due to the COVID-19 Statewide Public Health Emergency

March 20, 2020
COVID-19 Specific Resource Tool Developed to Help Deaf & Hard of Hearing Communicate

March 20, 2020
Union County Clerk Advises Residents on Passport and Business Services

March 18, 2020
Support Available During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 18, 2020
Special Meeting of the Union County Fiscal Affairs Committee is Cancelled

March 18, 2020
Intoxicated Driving Resource Center Classes Cancelled in Union County

March 17, 2020
State COVID-19 Assistance for Businesses and Residents

March 17, 2020
County Clerk Advises College Students and Other Voters on Vote-By-Mail

March 17, 2020
Union County Freeholders to Hold Special Meeting, March 18

March 17, 2020
Countywide Recycling Events Cancelled

March 16, 2020
Union County Arbor Day Tree Training Program Cancelled; Arbor Day Poetry Contest Postponed Until Further Notice

March 16, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 statewide public health emergency, the County of Union is open for essential business only.

March 16, 2020
Special Meeting being hosted by the Fiscal Affairs Committee Notice

March 16, 2020
COVID-19 in Union County: Human Services Update

March 16, 2020
Special Meeting of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders

March 16, 2020
Union County Clerk Recommends E-Filing Services

March 16, 2020
Effective immediately, the State of New Jersey is prohibiting gatherings larger than 50 people

March 16, 2020
New Jersey Courts Postpone In-Person Proceedings

March 15, 2020
Union County moves Wednesday’s Fiscal Committee Budget Hearing to Elizabeth, Broadcasts Hearing on Website beginning at 6 p.m.

March 13, 2020
Union County Continues Operations and Essential Services throughout COVID-19 Outbreak

March 12, 2020
Watchung Stable Closed to the Public for Two Weeks

March 12, 2020
Women’s Suffrage Event Cancelled

March 12, 2020
Girl Connected Documentary Cancelled

March 11, 2020
March “ASK” Information Dates for Seniors Cancelled in Union County

March 11, 2020
Union County “ASK” Events for Seniors Cancelled in March

March 11, 2020
Women of Excellence Awards Dinner Postponed

March 11, 2020
Union County Suffrage Activists Honored in Trading Cards

March 10, 2020
Union County Board of Elections Suspends Public Outreach Events in March  

March 10, 2020
Union County Freeholder Board Warns against Price Gouging during COVID-19 Outbreak

March 10, 2020
Union County Teen Arts Festival Postponed

March 9, 2020
Union County and City of Elizabeth Partner on New $2.3 Million Federal Jobs Grant

March 9, 2020
Union County Voters Advised on Vote-by-Mail during COVID-19 Outbreak

March 6, 2020
Union County Freeholders Vote to Provide EMS Assistance to Fanwood

March 6, 2020
Free Guided Walks for Seniors at Trailside Nature and Science Center

March 6, 2020
Enjoy a Special Sensory-Friendly Performance of the Beloved Ballet, Cinderella

March 6, 2020
2020 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 6, 2020
County of Union Distribution of 62 new fire radios for Clark, Fanwood, Garwood, Hillside, Kenilworth, Mountainside and Plainfield

March 5, 2020
Child Safety Seat Check Available to Union County Residents

March 4, 2020
Union County Celebrates Arbor Day with Poetry Contest for County Students

March 4, 2020
Se Actualiza a los Residentes del Condado de Union Sobre el Coronavirus COVID-19

March 3, 2020
Experience the Women's Suffrage Movement through Powerful Poetry

March 3, 2020
Celebrate Women’s History Month with Girl Connected Documentary

February 28, 2020
Union County Hosts 4th Annual PRIDE in the Park Inclusive Community Festival

February 28, 2020
Union County Residents Updated on Coronavirus COVID-19

February 28, 2020
Your Voting Questions Answered: Union County Board of Election Holds Public Outreach Sessions

February 28, 2020
Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County (Updated)

February 27, 2020
Lightbridge Academy of Westfield Donates “Bite Suit” to Union County K-9 Search & Rescue Unit

February 27, 2020
Union County Needs Assessment Community Forum

February 25, 2020
Union County Residents Can Apply to be Poll Workers, Earn a $200 Stipend, and Help Voters on Election Day

February 25, 2020
Meet the New Jersey Women Who Won the Right to Vote

February 24, 2020
Departmental budget hearing dates and locations

February 24, 2020
Get Ready for Spring and Witness the Remarkable American Woodcock at Watchung Reservation and Lenape Park

February 21, 2020
Public Invited to Presentation on Community Needs

February 21, 2020
Reminder: Deadline for Change in Party Affiliation is April 8 to Vote in June Presidential Primary

February 21, 2020
Union County Offers Free Yoga and Wellness Class in Recognition of Women’s History Month

February 21, 2020
Union County Inclusive Schools Presentation

February 21, 2020
National Career and Technical Education Month in Union County

February 21, 2020
National FFA Week

February 21, 2020
Daniel Sullivan from the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad

February 21, 2020
Sally Straus of the Township of Union

February 19, 2020
4th Annual Union County Means Business Networking Breakfast

February 18, 2020
Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi Offers Notary Training Seminar, April 3

February 14, 2020
28th Annual Union County Women of Excellence Awardees Announced

February 14, 2020
Union County Freeholders Offer “UC Means Green” Community Garden Grants

February 11, 2020
Build Your Business with Relationships: Leadership, Sales, Inclusion, and More

February 11, 2020
Union County Schools Can Apply for a 2020 UC Kids Dig In Garden Grant

February 10, 2020
Black History Month “Lunch and Learn”

February 10, 2020
Eighth annual Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award

February 10, 2020
Union County Baseball Hall of Fame's 84th annual Hot Stove League Dinner

February 7, 2020
Union County Partners with Hyacinth to Launch “UC End the Epidemic” Awareness Campaign with Two-Day Leadership Training

February 7, 2020
Retirement as the Union County Fire Investigation Unit Coordinator Captain Steitz

February 7, 2020
Centennial Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment and the right of women to vote in State of New Jersey

February 7, 2020
Union Township Administrator Ron Manzella Retirement

February 7, 2020
American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women

February 6, 2020
Free Recycling Events in Union County

February 6, 2020
Reclaiming Our Voice: New Jersey’s Role in Women’s Suffrage

February 4, 2020
Civic Opportunity for Union County Residents Includes $200 Stipend

February 4, 2020
Union County Jail receives perfect accreditation score from American Correctional Association

February 3, 2020
Union County Offers Indoor and Outdoor Activities for Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall

February 3, 2020
Senior Citizens Alerted to Social Security Phone Scams

February 3, 2020
Black History Month Flag Raising

January 31, 2020
Union County Freeholders Announce Expanded Office Hours for Social Services

January 30, 2020
“Union County Means Business” Networking Breakfast to Showcase Renowned Leadership Coach Tony Chatman, Feb. 19

January 30, 2020
Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

January 30, 2020
Enjoy Magic, a Movie and More at Trailside Nature and Science Center, February 15 and 17

January 28, 2020
Attorney General Grewal and the Union County Prosecutor’s Office Unveil “Operation Helping Hand 24/7/365”

January 24, 2020
High School Students Create New 2020 Census Campaign for Union County

January 24, 2020
Freeholders to Honor Rahway Councilman David Brown with Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award during Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 7 p.m. at UCPAC in Rahway

January 23, 2020
Union County Issues Winter Safety Reminder for Residents at County Parks

January 23, 2020
Union County Residents Can Save Money on Passport Applications This Year

January 23, 2020
Union County Hosts Free Presentation and Panel Discussion on New Confirmatory Adoption Law and LGBTQ Family Planning, Feb. 25

January 22, 2020
Voter Registration Deadline for the 2020 Presidential Primary is May 12

January 22, 2020
Become a Union County Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer--Receive Free CPR Training and More

January 22, 2020
Union County Sheriff’s Office Hosts Children’s Coloring/Activity Book Competition for Spring 2020

January 21, 2020
Deadline for Change in Party Affiliation is April 8 to Vote in June Presidential Primary

January 21, 2020
Celebrate Black History Month in Union County with a Series of Free Events

January 17, 2020
Poll Worker Positions Available in Union County

January 17, 2020
Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski Attends Service in Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2020
What do you Really Know about Cervical Cancer?

January 16, 2020
Trailside Talk Features Rosa Parks In Celebration of Black History Month

January 14, 2020
Everyone Can #MakeOneChangeUC in 2020

January 14, 2020
North Jersey Transportation Planning Association (NJTPA) paid tribute in this video to Freeholder Vice Chairman Angel Estrada

January 10, 2020
Union County Celebrates Black History Month With A Langston Hughes Song Revival, February 3rd at Hamilton Stage

January 10, 2020
Westfield Art Association Exhibit at Freeholders Gallery in Elizabeth

January 10, 2020
Photographs by New Jersey Native Jacki Dickert on Display at Pearl Street Gallery

January 10, 2020
Get “Back to Nature” with Wintertime Family Fun at Trailside Nature and Science Center

January 10, 2020
Enjoy Working Outdoors this Summer at Union County’s Ulrich Pool in Rahway River Park

January 10, 2020
Think Globally, Act Locally: New Environmental Training Series Begins January 30th

January 5, 2020
Freeholder Chair Mirabella announces “Union County 2020: Inclusion, Safety, and Outreach” Initiatives during 164th Annual County Government Reorganization