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Fri, November 16, 6:00 PM

School 8, Linden

Holiday Bazaar

Arts & Entertainment Business & Finance Education Home & Garden Other

Add to My Calendar 11/16/2018 6:00pm 11/16/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Bazaar

Open to the public

500 West Blancke Street Linden, NJ O7036
Lego Club

Sat, November 17, 10:00 AM

Westfield Neighborhood Council, Westfield

Lego Club

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 11/17/2018 10:00am 11/17/2018 11:00am America/New_York Lego Club

Come join the Lego Club at Westfield Neighborhood Council, where kids (ages 7-12) work with fellow LEGO fanatics to build their coolest creations. The club will meet every third Saturday of the month, starting October 20th from 10am to 11pm. Annual membership fee is $10..

127 Cacciola Place Westfield, NJ 07090
Literary Cafe

Sat, November 17, 10:15 AM

Cranford Public Library, Cranford

Literary Cafe

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/17/2018 10:15am 11/17/2018 11:15am America/New_York Literary Cafe

Literary Café is a book chat program. The format is simple: Bring a few of your recent favorite books and tell the other members of the group what you like about them. If you don’t have a copy of the book you want to talk about, that’s okay, too. The books can be new or old, fiction or non-fiction, classic or contemporary. There is no required reading, and you will have the ...

224 Walnut Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016

Sat, December 1, 11:00 AM

Roselle Jeans and Things, Roselle

Holiday Popup Shop

Business & Finance Community Calendar Food & Drink Other

Add to My Calendar 12/01/2018 11:00am 12/01/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Holiday Popup Shop

Looking for an opportunity to vend your product, please contact Roselle Jeans and Things (908) 884 -4928

Enjoy a day filled with shopping for the Holidays.

129 Chestnut Street Roselle, NJ 07203

Sat, December 1, 12:00 PM

Verona Civic Center Square, Verona

Verona Fair in the Square!

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden Other Police & Fire Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 12/01/2018 12:00pm 12/01/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Verona Fair in the Square!

The 22nd annual Fair in the Square will be held on Saturday, December 1 (rain date 12/2) from 12-5pm outside in the Verona Civic Center, 600 Bloomfield Ave. This wonderful winter festival celebrates the upcoming holiday season with crafters, vendors, entertainment and children’s activities. Food and beverages will be sold. Celebrations include the arrival of Santa and traditional tree ...

600 Bloomfield Ave. Verona, NJ 07044
An Evening with Gil Scott Chapman and Mia Pafumi

Thu, December 6, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

An Evening with Gil Scott Chapman and Mia Pafumi

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/06/2018 7:30pm 12/06/2018 8:30pm America/New_York An Evening with Gil Scott Chapman and Mia Pafumi

​Please join the Friends of the Cranford Public Library for an evening with concert pianist Gil Scott Chapman and soprano vocalist Mia Pafumi.

A classically trained jazz pianist, Gil Scott Chapman holds a B.F.A. in Jazz Studies and Master of Music (improvisation) from the University of Michigan.
Mia Pafumi ‘s recent performance venues include Lincoln Center and the Alexander Kasser ...

220 Walnut Ave. Cranford, NJ 07016

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Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief?

October 15, 2020

Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options available for ...

Union County Announces Additional Dates for Free Walk-Up COVID-19 Testing

October 24, 2020

The Union County Mobile Test Unit has scheduled more upcoming visits to local communities to provide free COVID-19 tests for residents this fall. No car is required. All sites are available on a walk-up basis.

“We encourage all Union County residents to use this free, convenient service. The test provides vital information that protects our community and saves lives,” said ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Black Lives Matter, So Let’s Take Action on School Choice and Legalization

October 15, 2020

Dear Editor:

Black Lives Matter So Let’s Take Action on School Choice and Legalization

This November voters are facing what many experts call the most important election of their lifetime, and I agree. On the ballot we have candidates and constitutional questions which can ultimately make a huge difference in Union County’s diverse minority communities.

Support candidates ...

Inmate from Linden Charged In Fort Dix Prison Drone Scheme

October 24, 2020

NEWARK, NJ – A Union County, New Jersey man has been charged with conspiring to use drones to smuggle contraband, including tobacco, cell phone chargers, and a cell phone, into the federal correctional facility at Fort Dix.

Johansel Moronta, 27, of Linden, New Jersey, an inmate at Fort Dix from April 2018 to March 2019, was charged with one count of conspiring to smuggle ...

New Jerseyans Say ‘Cheese!’ (But Hold the Dairy) with Vegan Cheese

Is plant-based cheese really cheese? Well, sort of. But instead of dairy from cows, sheep or goats, vegan cheesemakers are making it with plant milk, nuts, tapioca and even rice.

There are many different methods to make vegan cheese nowadays. The easy way? Using a plant-based milk base (from foods like cashews or almonds) and adding a few thickening agents and seasonings.

Plant-based ...

Clark Police Searching for Vehicle Suspected in Tuesday's Hit-and-Run Death

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Police Department is searching for a red or maroon 1992-2004 Chevy S-10 or GMS Sonoma suspected to have been involved in the hit-and-run death of 82-year-old James Leinbach on Tuesday morning.

According to police officials, the vehicle was spotted during a review of surveillance video in the area. "The vehicle should have damage to the passenger-side ...

Linden Continues Development Contracts, Call for Increased Police Personnel, Halloween not Cancelled for Residents

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden City Council convened on Tuesday and a few of the items discussed were developments throughout the city, increased police presence, and COVID-19 and how it will impact this year's Halloween festivities.

“We’ve been in discussion with a potential developer for a battery energy storage system,” said Mayor Armstead during the October Council ...

Linden Mayor and Police Chief Releases Joint Statement Addressing Rise in Crime in the City

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Mayor Derek Armstead and Police Chief David Hart addressed residents via Facebook on the recent increase in crime throughout the city in recent weeks.

Here is the full joint statement from Mayor Armstead and Police Chief Hart:

The violent crimes that have plagued our community over recent weeks have, understandably, caused feelings of fear and anxiety ...

Gov. Murphy, First Lady Cancel Events, Enter Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

BLACKWOOD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and his wife, First Lady Tammy Murphy, entered a voluntary self-quarantine Wednesday afternoon after a senior staff member - who the governor was in close proximity to Saturday - tested positive for coronavirus. 

Murphy unexpectedly left a press briefing Wednesday at midday in Camden County, after learning of his exposure to the individual - whose ...