STATE – New Jersey is under a Tornado Watch until 5 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.
UNION COUNTY — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Union County Police Department, and local elected officials and health professionals are urging residents to take a moment this October to dispose of their unwanted prescription medication at one of two county locations participating in the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General Division of Community Affairs’ Project Medicine Drop initiative.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders advises residents that county services will not be affected by the federal government shutdown over the short term.
UNION COUNTY – Nominations are now being accepted for the 22nd annual Women of Excellence Awards, sponsored with the Union County Commission on the Status of Women.
UNION COUNTY — Sergio Granados, an Elizabeth resident, has become the newest Union County Freeholder, filling a vacancy on the Board created when Daniel Sullivan unexpectedly retired.
CRANFORD — Union County residents will have an opportunity to see and hear candidates running for the three open seats on the Board of Freeholders at a League of Women Voters forum at 8 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Cranford Municipal Building, 8 Springfield Avenue.
SCOTCH PLAINS — Individuals interested in becoming a New Jersey law-enforcement officer will have the opportunity to apply via the state’s Alternate Route program at the John H. Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains, with applications to be accepted from Monday, Sept. 23 through Wednesday, Nov. 13, officials announced Friday.