Monthly Archives: December 2011

Otis Blunt Serves more time for helping to plan an Escape

Elizabeth, N.J. December 30, 2011 – Otis Blunt, 37, of Toms River, is a prison inmate nearing the end of a five-year sentence for a daring breakout from the Union County jail — similar to the movie “The Shawshank Redemption” — has to serve more time for helping a prisoner plan an escape, a state…

Jobs in Union County December 29, 2011

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT What is this? Smith Noble Employment – Elizabeth, N.J. In need of an Administrative Assistant with excellent computer skills and a positive attitude. Responsibilities: -Complete special projects -Maintain files and records -Resolve product or service problems http://www.job.com/my.job/jobdisplay/page=jobview/pt=2/key=110013429/   ADVERTISING AND ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT SOS Staffing – Elizabeth, N.J. Looking for someone with…

Benedictine Academy Open House is January 7

Elizabeth, N.J December 29, 2011 – An Open House will be held at Benedictine Academy, January 7, 2012 starting at 9 a.m., for all seventh and eighth grade females and their parents. What is this? To schedule an interview with the Academy’s Admissions Director during the Open House please call 908-352-0670, ext. 105. All potential students can in…

Union County Renewable Energy Program is Up and Running

What is this? Elizabeth, N.J December 29, 2011 – The Union County Renewable Energy Program kicked off earlier this year to bring clean, low cost solar power to more than two dozen public buildings throughout the county, and the first three projects are now in operation. As of December 1, rooftop installations at the Cranford…

Small Steps to Health and Wealth

Elizabeth, N.J December 29, 2011 – Just in time to boost New Year’s resolutions for improving health and personal finances, Union County introduces the “Winter 2012 Small Steps to Health and Wealth Challenge.”  The free six-week program, open to all Union County residents, is an online learning experience developed by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of…

Car accident on Niles and Fourth Avenue in Elizabeth

Photos Courtesy of Marylee Rojas What is this? Elizabeth, N.J December 28, 2011 – Two cars collided on Niles Street and Fourth Avenue. A grey 4-door vehicle ran the stop sign crashing into the Honda. It is stated that this is not the first time this type of accident has happened in the area. Paramedics,…

Jobs in Union County December 28, 2011

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE What is this? NEMF – Elizabeth, N.J. One-year experience in the freight industry in a customer service, clerical, administrative capacity (LTL a +). College degree preferred, but not required. Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a strong focus on customer needs, excellent PC skills and telephone manner required. http://www.nemf.com/JOCustService.htm  …

Menorah Lighting in Elizabeth

Elizabeth, N.J December 28, 2011 – Union County Freeholders Christopher Hudak (2nd L) and Angel G. Estrada (2nd R) join Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky (L) and Rabbi Avremy Kanelsky in lighting a Menorah in Phil Rizzuto Park in Elizabeth celebrating Chanukah. What is this?

The Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Annual Lunch Meeting

  What is this? Elizabeth, N.J December 27, 2011 – The Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to attend its Annual Lunch Meeting featuring Mayor Bollwage’s “State of City” Address Wednesday, January 11, 2012 starting at 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. The event takes place at Renaissance Hotel 1000 Spring Street (Rt. 1…