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UNION COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ANNOUNCE “JERSEY FRESH” FARMERS’ MARKET VOUCHER PROGRAM FOR SENIORS

 

Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is announcing that Farmers Market vouchers for eligible Union County seniors will be distributed only by mail. Each eligible senior can obtain five, $6-dollar vouchers for a total of $30.00 to purchase “Jersey Fresh” fruits, vegetables and herbs at Farmers Markets that display the black and yellow WIC (Women, Infants and Children) posters.

“Good nutrition is important and the County of Union is excited to offer a safe and convenient way for our seniors to increase their consumption of healthy foods through these vouchers,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams. “I encourage anyone interested, who meets the requirements, to register.”

To be eligible, seniors must be age 60 and older. A single person’s annual income cannot exceed $2,095 per month and a couple’s combined income may not exceed $2,823 per month.

“The Board of Commissioners is proud to support the Farmers Market Voucher Program, which not only supports local farming but it helps provide easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables for Union County’s senior residents,” said Commissioner Sergio Granados, Liaison to the Union County Human Services Advisory Council. “I hope that our eligible seniors take advantage of this program – it’s a great source for our community each year.” 

Eligible seniors can request a voucher application form by calling the Union County Division on Aging at 908-527-4870 or 888-280-8226. The Division on Aging office is open on weekdays from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Requests can also be submitted after hours and on weekends, by leaving a voice message including name, address, and phone contact, or by emailing the information to Kathleen Malkiewicz, Nutrition Program Director, at kmalkiewicz@ucnj.org or at 908-527-4877.

A limited number of vouchers are available and applications will be evaluated on a “first-come first-served” basis.

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Participating Farmers Market in Union County are located in:

• Cranford (Dreyer Farms, 831 Springfield Avenue)

• Elizabeth (Elizabeth Avenue Farmers’ Market, Union Square between Elizabeth Avenue and High Street)

• Kenilworth (455 Boulevard)

• Linden (301 N. Wood Ave.)

• Plainfield (Watchung Avenue and East 6th Street, across from City Hall)

• Rahway (Rahway Farmer’s Market, at NJ Transit Train Station Plaza

• Roselle Park (Roselle ark Farmers’ Market, at Chestnut Street and East Grant Avenue)

• Scotch Plains (Scotch Plains Farmers’ Market, Municipal Parking Lot at 430 Park Avenue)

• Springfield (66 Mountain Avenue)

• Summit (Park & Shop #2, at Maple Street and DeForest Avenue)

• Union (Town Hall, 1976 Morris Ave.)

• Westfield (NJ Transit Railroad Station, North Avenue Parking Lot)

For more information about the Farmers’ Market nutrition program, or any services provided by the Division of Aging and Disability Resource in the Union County Department of Human Services, call 1-888-280-8226, or visit online at ucnj.org/aging. Please note that in-person services may be limited or modified due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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Today, Undersheriff Dennis Burke retired from the Union County Sheriff’s Office after more than 27 years of service. His retirement was marked with a traditional walkout ceremony on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth.

Also in attendance were Commissioners Sergio Granados and Lourdes Leon as well as County Manager, Ed Oatman and Deputy County Manager, Amy Wagner.

 

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Union County Commissioners Announce “Jersey Fresh” Farmers’ Market Voucher Program for Seniors

Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is announcing that Farmers Market vouchers for eligible Union County seniors will be distributed only by mail. Each eligible senior can obtain five, $6-dollar vouchers for a total of $30.00 to purchase “Jersey Fresh” fruits, vegetables and herbs at Farmers Markets that display the black and yellow WIC (Women, Infants and Children) posters.

“Good nutrition is important and the County of Union is excited to offer a safe and convenient way for our seniors to increase their consumption of healthy foods through these vouchers,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams. “I encourage anyone interested, who meets the requirements, to register.”

To be eligible, seniors must be age 60 and older. A single person’s annual income cannot exceed $2,095 per month and a couple’s combined income may not exceed $2,823 per month.

 “The Board of Commissioners is proud to support the Farmers Market Voucher Program, which not only supports local farming but it helps provide easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables for Union County’s senior residents,” said Commissioner Sergio Granados, Liaison to the Union County Human Services Advisory Council. “I hope that our eligible seniors take advantage of this program – it’s a great source for our community each year.”

Eligible seniors can request a voucher application form by calling the Union County Division on Aging at 908-527-4870 or 888-280-8226. The Division on Aging office is open on weekdays from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Requests can also be submitted after hours and on weekends, by leaving a voice message including name, address, and phone contact, or by emailing the information to Kathleen Malkiewicz, Nutrition Program Director, at kmalkiewicz@ucnj.org or at 908-527-4877.

A limited number of vouchers are available and applications will be evaluated on a “first-come first-served” basis.

Participating Farmers Market in Union County are located in:

  • Cranford (Dreyer Farms, 831 Springfield Avenue)
  • Elizabeth (Elizabeth Avenue Farmers’ Market, Union Square between Elizabeth Avenue and High Street)
  • Kenilworth (455 Boulevard)
  • Linden (301 N. Wood Ave.)
  • Plainfield (Watchung Avenue and East 6th Street, across from City Hall)
  • Rahway (Rahway Farmer’s Market, at NJ Transit Train Station Plaza
  • Roselle Park (Roselle ark Farmers’ Market, at Chestnut Street and East Grant Avenue)
  • Scotch Plains (Scotch Plains Farmers’ Market, Municipal Parking Lot at 430 Park Avenue)
  • Springfield (66 Mountain Avenue)
  • Summit (Park & Shop #2, at Maple Street and DeForest Avenue)
  • Union (Town Hall, 1976 Morris Ave.)
  • Westfield (NJ Transit Railroad Station, North Avenue Parking Lot)

For more information about the Farmers’ Market nutrition program, or any services provided by the Division of Aging and Disability Resource in the Union County Department of Human Services, call 1-888-280-8226, or visit online at ucnj.org/aging. Please note that in-person services may be limited or modified due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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

The Union County Board of County Commissioners announces that the County run spray grounds and pool will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 28th.

“Union County is home to several spray grounds and a pool that our residents can use during the hottest months of the year,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca L. Williams. “We encourage residents of all ages to come out and enjoy these family friendly facilities as we begin the summer season.”

The County pool and spray grounds will be open on weekends and Memorial Day through June 27th. On June 27, all County-run facilities will operate 7 days a week.

Union County Spray Grounds:

May 28, 29, 30 & June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 (7 days a week starting June 27) from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Wheeler Park, Linden
  • Mattano Park, Elizabeth
  • Rahway Park, Rahway
  • Rizzuto Park, Union

Union County Pool:

May 28, 29, 30 & June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 (7 days a week starting June 27) from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool, Rahway River Park, Rahway

Residents can visit https://ucnj.org/parks-recreation/pools/ for details on admissions fees.

Union County spray grounds and pools are run and maintained by the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation. For more information about Union County parks and facilities, including information about the Adopt-a-Park volunteer program, visit ucnj.org/parks-recreation or call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-527-4900.

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Moody’s Reaffirms Union County’s Aaa Bond Rating

Union County’s Aaa bond rating was reaffirmed by Moody’s Investor Services this week. The County maintains its strong financial position looking forward through 2022 and beyond. A rating of Aaa is the highest a county government can achieve. 

“The reaffirmation of a Aaa rating from Moody’s reflects the efforts of our County Management team and affirms our ability to continue fulfilling the civic mission of County government administration in the sectors of public safety, public works, human services and other foundational programs,” said Chair Rebecca Williams.

In its report, Moody’s noted that the Aaa rating reflects the county’s strong fundamental credit quality, reflected in its Aaa GOULT rating, healthy liquidity, and established record of market access.

 “As Chairman of the County Commissioner Fiscal Committee, I am proud of our continued efforts to responsibly manage our County’s budget as we provide for the many important needs of our residents. We strive to demonstrate fiscal responsibility with tax dollars, and this is our third consecutive year with a zero percent tax increase, all while maintaining current services and creating new programs to benefit residents as we navigate the post-pandemic recovery,” said Commissioner Sergio Granados. “County Management has worked aggressively towards our policy objectives while maintaining operating efficiency and that has led to material financial gains. This Aaa rating is a testament to the arduous work of our County Manager, Edward Oatman and Finance Director, Bibi Taylor. ”

“The Aaa rating also applies to the County’s outstanding general obligation unlimited tax (GOULT) debt. This reflects the county’s favorable location and strong economy. Union County is located immediately adjacent to New York City (Aa2 stable) and benefits from easy access to major transportation networks. In addition, strong county management has aggressively pushed operating efficiency, leading to extremely strong finances. The rating also considers the county’s above average wealth and resident incomes and low long-term liabilities.”

“The MIG 1 short-term rating reflects the county’s strong fundamental credit quality, reflected in its Aaa GOULT rating, healthy liquidity, and established record of market access. The pandemic has not had a material impact on the county. The county’s property taxes are guaranteed by its municipalities and management is exceptionally strong and made budgetary adjustments early on in the pandemic,” explained Moody’s.

Among the benefits, maintaining an Aaa rating means the County can borrow money at the lowest available interest rates, saving tax dollars.

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Union County to Hold Annual Portuguese Flag Raising on June 2nd

The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to the annual Union County Portuguese Flag raising ceremony in commemoration of the Day of Portugal, Camões and the Communities. The event will take place on Thursday, June 2nd at 6:00 p.m. in front of the Union County Court House, located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. The event is free for all to attend.

“New Jersey is home to almost 80,000 people who identify as Portuguese descent and approximately 20,000 of those people call Union County their home,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams. “The Commissioner Board is proud to acknowledge the contributions of this very active and hard-working community to our county over the years. We are thrilled that we can once again recognize the Portuguese community as we raise the Portuguese flag over the County Seat.”

The event is being co-sponsored by the Portuguese American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS). PALCUS is a national non-profit based in the Washington D.C. area with a defined mission to be the national voice that advocates for and promotes the advancement of the Portuguese-American community economically, professionally, culturally and politically.

“As a Commissioner of Portuguese descent, I am especially proud of the accomplishments of the Portuguese-American community across the country and especially within Union County,” said Commissioner Sergio Granados. “Our County is made stronger by its diversity and inclusion. This flag raising once again brings together our Portuguese Community at a County level, as we return to our annual traditions and celebrations, giving us a chance to once again showcase our hard work, pride and unity.”

The flag-raising will include a short speaking program as well as the singing of both “The Star Spangled Banner” as well as “A Portuguesa,” the national anthem of Portugal.

“PALCUS is grateful to once again co-sponsor the annual Portuguese Flag raising in Union County,” said PALCUS Chair and Union County resident, Katherine Soares. “We strive to give a voice to the 1.34 million Portuguese-Americans in the United States. Events such as these are yet another form of allowing them to be heard.”

For more information, please contact Katherine Soares from the Union County Office of Communications and Public Information at katherine.soares@ucnj.org.

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Union County to Host Pepsi Job Fair, May 24

Union County, NJ – Union County informs job-seeking residents that on Tuesday, May 24, a PepsiCo job fair sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners on will take place at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park, located at 1 Park Drive in Roselle. The job fair will begin at 10:00 a.m. and pre-registration is required.

PepsiCo will be hiring for 4 main positions:

  • CDL Driver – includes a sign on bonus
  • Warehouse Person
  • Merchandiser
  • Fleet Mechanic

All positions offer competitive pay and benefits. An on-the-spot interview is guaranteed to job seekers who complete the pre-registration form as well as the PepsiCo Job applications. Job seekers who do not complete these steps will not be guaranteed an interview slot.  The PepsiCo application link will be sent to job seekers that register to attend the event. All job seekers should report at the Warinanco Sports Center at 10:00 a.m. for orientation.

PepsiCo, Inc. is an American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation headquartered in Harrison, New York, in the hamlet of Purchase. PepsiCo’s business encompasses all aspects of the food and beverage market. It oversees the manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of its products.

Job seekers who plan to attend the May 24 event must use the online form at Pepsi Hiring Event Tickets| Eventbrite to pre-register. Attendees are advised to also bring their resumes and wear attire appropriate for interviews. In addition, the American Job Center will be offering interviews and resume writing workshops to further prepare job seekers for their on the spot interview with PepsiCo. The link to access the workshops will be sent to the registrants.

“This latest job fair is part of our efforts that continues to ensure that qualified Union County job seekers can connect with a global company like Pepsi in the most direct manner. We encourage everyone to come and participate,” said Union County Commissioner Chair, Rebecca L. Williams.

“Union County residents and businesses within our community are still both struggling through the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Commissioner Sergio Granados, who is the Commissioner Board Liaison to the Union County Workforce Development Board. “I want to thank Pepsi and the American Job Center for their efforts to connect with job seekers as they help Union County residents on the road to recovery.”

This event is coordinated in partnership between Pepsi and the American Job Center, which operates under the Union County Department of Human Services. While this is a free event, registration is required. To register for this event, residents can visit:  Pepsi Hiring Event Tickets| Eventbrite.  

“Pepsico is excited to partner with the American Job Center on this Community hiring event,” said Jackie Whitted, Staffing Analyst, PepsiCo Beverages North America.

For more information about employment services offered by Union County, please visit the Union County Works online portal at ucajc.org.

Tables, chairs, table cloths, and water will be provided, and there will be a private area for interviewing purposes. An indoor concession stand will be open for the purchase of food. Masks are optional.

With high ceilings, contemporary styling and a view of Warinanco Park, Union County’s Warinanco Sports Center provides a welcoming, modern space for job fairs and other public events.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit, vaccination information, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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Union County Recognizes Community Action Month

County to host several events with local agencies throughout the month of May

The Union County Board of County Commissioners have determined that the County of Union will observe May 2022 as National Community Action Month.  Throughout the month of May, Union County will work in partnership with Community Action Agencies across the country to host events and activities.

“Community Action Agencies have enhanced the lives of hundreds of people in Union County and millions of people across America by providing essential, life-changing services and opportunities,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca L. Williams. “Through this series of events in the month of May, Union County will highlight Community Action Agencies’ role in helping low-income individuals and families to move out of poverty and achieve economic security.”

The following events are scheduled in the month of May:   

  • Credit Workshop – Urban League of Union County – May 12 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Chase – 700 E. 1st Ave, Roselle – RSVP: surveymonkey.com/r/ULOUC2
  • Tenants’ Rights During COVID-19 – PROCEED – May 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (English) and 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Spanish) – Zoom Meeting ID: 720 289 0437
  • In Person Job Fair with FEDEX – PROCEED – May 13 – May 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – James Kellogg Family Success Center, 1122 East Grand Street, Elizabeth
  • Forgetfulness, Normal or Not: Learn How to Recognize Normal Cognitive Changes and Train Your Mind – Gateway Family YMCA – May 17 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. via Zoom – to register, visit: tgfymca.org/events
  • First Time Homebuyer Class Series – Urban League of Union County – May 19 through May 21 – Thursday, May 19, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m./Friday, May, 20, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m./Saturday, May, 21, 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Must attend all sessions) – to register: 908-351-7200
  • Community Walk – Jewish Family Service of Central NJ – May 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Elizabeth River Trail – Rain Date: May 25
  • Taking Care of Yourself: Tips for Caregivers – Gateway Family YMCA – May 31 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. via Zoom – to register, visit: tgfymca.org/events

During National Community Action Month and throughout the year, Community Action Agencies put a human face on poverty while helping people and changing lives.  For 58 years they have advocated for limited-income citizens without a voice, so that they may enter the middle class and reach for the American dream, replacing their despair with opportunity. 

National Community Action Month is an opportunity to call attention to poverty-related problems.  As Community Action Agencies are showcasing their programs, they are also giving local residents—many who are unaware of the poverty in their communities—a first-hand look at the struggles low-income families face and how Community Action programs help them. For more information on Community Action Agencies, visit: https://communityactionpartnership.com/

For more information about community action services in Union County, please contact:

Nicole DeAugustine at 908-527-4874 or ndeaugustine@ucnj.org.

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

County distinguished with three awards in total for programming during 2021

Union County will receive a 2022 NACo Achievement Award, acknowledging the groundbreaking partnership between the County and Kean University, forming the first proprietary, County and academic run COVID-19 testing lab in the nation. NACo – the National Association of Counties – has awarded Union County with three 2022 Achievement Awards in total.

“Since the onset of operations in January 2021, the Union County COVID-19 lab at Kean has, through genomic sequencing, identified every variant of the COVID-19 virus,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca L. Williams. “We continue to provide this valuable COVID-19 testing service to our residents and the Board of County Commissioners is proud that this trailblazing work is being acknowledged by NACo with a 2022 Achievement Award.”

Union County will receive a total of three awards at the 2022 Annual NACo Conference that is scheduled to take place July 21 through 24 in Adams County, Colorado. The following programs have been awarded with 2022 NACo Achievement Awards:

  • The Union County Testing Lab Partnership at Kean University – which expanded testing protocols at the first County and academic run lab in the nation to include detection of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. This lab is currently overseen by the Union County Department of Public Safety.
  • Union County Fresh Start Mobile Program – this program, the first of its kind in New Jersey, was launched to provide shower, laundry and restroom facilities to persons who are unhoused, along with guidance and resources on additional services that foster self-sufficiency. This ongoing program was developed by the Union County Department of Human Services.
  • The Pop-Up Parks Exhibits, celebrating 100 years of Union County Parks – which celebrated the 100-year anniversary of the Union County Parks system. The exhibit was on display at Warinanco Park, Oak Ridge Park, Rahway River Park, Conant Park, Nomahegan Park and Echo Lake Park. The program was run by the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation.

“Union County runs dozens of programs every year and we are thrilled to have the work of several departments within our structure recognized,” said County Manager Edward Oatman. “These programs assist thousands of residents and enrich their lives in a myriad of ways. We strive to continue to be pioneers on various fronts and thank everyone within the County who worked toward these recognitions. We look forward to formally accepting these awards in July.”

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to advocate county priorities in federal policymaking and promote exemplary county policies and practices. NACo’s work is also geared towards nurturing leadership skills and expanding knowledge networks while optimizing county and taxpayer resources while enriching the public’s understanding of county level government. For more information on the National Association of Counties, visit: https://www.naco.org/

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For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit, vaccination information, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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Union County to Host IKEA Job Fair, May 17

Job seekers in Union County can find the perfect match at the next job fair sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 17th, at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park, located at 1 Park Drive in Roselle. The job fair will begin at 10:00 a.m. and pre-registration is required.

“Union County residents and businesses within our community are still struggling through the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Union County Commissioner Chair, Rebecca L. Williams. “Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet and interact with a global company like IKEA in the most direct manner at this event and we encourage everyone interested in a new work opportunity to come and participate.”

 

IKEA, which is a Swedish-founded, Dutch-headquartered, multinational conglomerate that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories, among other goods and home services, will be hiring for multiple positions in their Elizabeth, NJ location. Openings include full-time, part-time and seasonal employment. This event is coordinated in partnership between the American Job Center and Union County College.

“The American Job Center continues to provide our residents with available job openings in various sectors for qualified workers looking for employment,” said Commissioner Sergio Granados, who is the Commissioner Board Liaison to the Union County Workforce Development Board. “I want to thank IKEA for their efforts to connect with job seekers as our Commissioner Board continues find ways to help our Union County residents on the road to recovery.”

Attendees are advised to bring their resumes and wear attire that is appropriate for interviews. While this is a free event, registration is required. To register for this event, residents can follow this link: Register for Ikea Job Fair.

In addition, the American Job Center will be offering interviews and resume writing workshops to further prepare job seekers for their on the spot interview, in a private, secure area with IKEA. The link to access the workshops will be sent to the registrants. Water will provided and an indoor concession stand will be open for the purchase of food. Masks are optional.

“This initiative is an example of how employers, the Union County American Job Center and Union County College partner to provide career and employment opportunities to our residents. We look forward to continuing to build successful partnerships with Union County employers in connecting job seekers to employment opportunities,” said Dr. Lisa Hiscano, Executive Director Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Union County College.

In a statement from IKEA: “Being a good neighbor and demonstrating commitment to community is an essential part of who we are and the values that drive us as an organization. For this reason, we are honored whenever we have the opportunity to impact the lives of the members of the communities we serve.” 

For more information about employment services offered by Union County, please visit the Union County Works online portal at ucajc.org.

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