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Wed, September 20, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Babies in the Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 10:30am 09/20/2017 11:00am America/New_York Babies in the Library

Spend this special time with baby singing songs & rhymes, listening to stories, followed by free play & socialization. Wednesdays @10:30am. Newborns-18 months. No registration required.

1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, September 20, 4:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Board Games

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 4:00pm 09/20/2017 5:30pm America/New_York Board Games

Games are not just for kids. Join in the fun!

1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, September 20, 5:30 PM

St. Joseph's Church, Elizabeth

2017 Annual Happy Hour Back to School Kick-Off, ...

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 5:30pm 09/20/2017 7:30pm America/New_York 2017 Annual Happy Hour Back to School Kick-Off, Hosted by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano

Assemblywoman Annette Quijano is hosting her 2017 Annual Happy Hour Back to School Kick-Off. The goal of the event is to collect school supplies for the homeless and at-risk children of the Children's Program at Bernice’s Place, a program of the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless. A list of needed school supplies can be found in the event flyer. Gift cards of $25 are also being ...

118 Division Street Elizabeth, NJ
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Wed, September 20, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Club Teen: "Vision Boards"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 6:00pm 09/20/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Club Teen: "Vision Boards"

Registration required. 908-851-5451.

123 Hilton Ave Vauxhall, NJ 07088 Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Wed, September 20, 7:00 PM

Recreation Department, Union

Recreation Advisory Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2017 7:00pm 09/20/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Recreation Advisory Meeting


1120 Commerce Ave, Union NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, September 21, 11:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Lunchtime Meditation

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 11:30am 09/21/2017 12:30pm America/New_York Lunchtime Meditation

Thursdays, Sept. 7 through Sept. 28. Relax and unwind!

1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, September 21, 3:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Tween "Game Time"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 3:00pm 09/21/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Tween "Game Time"

Registration required: 908-851-5451.

123 Hilton Ave Vauxhall, NJ 07088 Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Thu, September 21, 4:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Crazy 8s Math

Education

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 4:30pm 09/21/2017 5:30pm America/New_York Crazy 8s Math

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Club where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club! For students in Kindergarten-2nd grade. Registration required. Thursdays at 4pm.

1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, September 21, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Off the Shelf Book Discussion: "Left Neglected"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2017 7:00pm 09/21/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Off the Shelf Book Discussion: "Left Neglected"

"Left Neglected" by Lisa Genova will be discussed. All who have read the book are welcome! Please ask the Reference Desk if you need assistance finding a copy

1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, September 22, 10:00 AM

Golden Rule Lodge, Vauxhall

CPR Training and Certification

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2017 10:00am 09/22/2017 2:00pm America/New_York CPR Training and Certification

221 Oswald Place Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Fri, September 22, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Toddler Time

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2017 10:30am 09/22/2017 11:00am America/New_York Toddler Time

Enjoy stories, singing, and movement, following a different theme each week. 18 months-3 years old. No registration required. Fridays at 10:30am.

1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, September 22, 2:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Jersey Job Club Workshop - Master the Art of ...

Business & Finance Education

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2017 2:30pm 09/22/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Jersey Job Club Workshop - Master the Art of Networking

Explore ways to build an effective job search network.

1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, September 22, 7:30 PM

Rabkin Park, Union

4th Annual Movies Under the Stars at Rabkin Park

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2017 7:30pm 09/22/2017 10:00pm America/New_York 4th Annual Movies Under the Stars at Rabkin Park

Movies under the stars: June 16 and September 22. Movies to be announced.

Free admission / free popcorn (while supplies last).

Come early with your blanket and chairs for the pre-show entertainment. Food, soft drinks and ice cream will be available for purchase. More details and move information to follow on http://www.uniontownship.com

1 Swanstrom Place Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, September 23, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

School-Aged Children Drop-In Craft: "Back to ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2017 11:00am 09/23/2017 12:00pm America/New_York School-Aged Children Drop-In Craft: "Back to School Pencil Holder"


123 Hilton Ave Vauxhall, NJ 07088 Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Sat, September 23, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Teen Movie - Banned Books Week Kick-Off: The ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2017 2:00pm 09/23/2017 4:15pm America/New_York Teen Movie - Banned Books Week Kick-Off: The Great Gatsby (2013)


1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Sun, September 24, 7:45 AM

Union High School, Union

Mayor's Day 5k and Kid's Run

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 7:45am 09/24/2017 12:00pm America/New_York Mayor's Day 5k and Kid's Run

Cook Drive Union, NJ
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Sun, September 24, 11:00 AM

Trailside Nature and Science Center , Mountainside

36th Annual Harvest Festival at Trailside, Sept.

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2017 11:00am 09/24/2017 5:00pm America/New_York 36th Annual Harvest Festival at Trailside, Sept. 24

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invites everyone to attend the 36th Annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, September 24 at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., rain or shine.

Harvest Festival is a celebration of Early American life featuring ongoing music and entertainment, storytelling, Native ...

Mountainside, NJ
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Mon, September 25, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Lego Club

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2017 3:30pm 09/25/2017 4:15pm America/New_York Lego Club

Learn, play, and build with us! Come join us for some creative building time and meet other Lego builders! All ages. No registration required. Mondays at 3:30pm.

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Mon, September 25, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Hilton Readers Book Discussion: "I Almost Forgot ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2017 6:00pm 09/25/2017 7:45pm America/New_York Hilton Readers Book Discussion: "I Almost Forgot About You" by Terry McMillan

We will supply dessert.

123 Hilton Ave Vauxhall, NJ 07088 Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Mon, September 25, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Hilton Readers Book Discussion: "I Almost Forgot ...

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2017 6:00pm 09/25/2017 7:45pm America/New_York Hilton Readers Book Discussion: "I Almost Forgot About You" by Terry McMillan

WE will supply dessert

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088

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NJDOT Reps to be at Union Town Hall on Jan. 18 to Discuss Construction Plans for Rt. 22 and Morris Ave.

January 17, 2018

UNION, NJ – Plans for the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Route 22, Route 82, Garden State Parkway Interchange Improvement Project is on schedule for the Summer of 2020.  Union residents and travelers will feel the impact of the construction and temporary detours.

NJDOT representatives will be available during a Public Information Center on ...

UNION, NJ - Happenings in Union this week:

Monday, 1/15

 


Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Municipal Building Closed

 

Tuesday, 1/16

 


SID Meeting, 8:30 a.m., Town Hall


Pre-K STEM Storytime: "Fun with Penguins”, 11:00 a.m., Vauxhall Public Library


Tai Chi - Free Exercise Program, 12:30 p.m., Vauxhall Public Library


Tuesdays at 2 Movie: Victoria & Abdul ...

Power Outage in Union Friday Morning

UNION, NJ  -Around 9:00 Friday morning parts of Union lost power according to a CodeRed message sent out by the Township.

The CodeRed said that PSEG announced the power outage was caused by a switching station malfunction at the Cranford substation.

As of 10:00 a.m., PSEG is hoping to have power restored before noon.

Union High School's December Female Athlete of the Month: Shylehn Ebuenga-Smith

January 17, 2018

UNION, NJ - Shylehn Ebuenga-Smith has been chosen Union High School’s December Female Athlete of the Month, sponsored by Service Professionals.

Ebuenga-Smith, a junior, has a personal record in Winter Track and Field in the 55m race and is lead-off runner for 4x200m and 4x400m relay teams.

What’s your favorite part of being a high school athlete?

My favorite part of being a ...

Kya' Smith Named to East Stroudsburg University Dean's List

January 17, 2018

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA - Kya' Smith of Union was named to the East Stroudsburg University Fall 2017 Dean's List. Smith is a Freshman majoring in Early Childhood Educ (PreK-4).

Smith was among 1,555 students named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2017 semester of the 2017-2018 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs. Students ...

Michael Ioannou Makes Dean's List at Lehigh University

BETHLEHEM, PA - Dean's List status, which is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses, has been granted to Michael Ioannou of Union in the Fall2017 semester.

For more than 150 years, Lehigh University (lehigh.edu) has combined outstanding academic and learning opportunities with leadership in fostering ...

Two from Union Make Dean's List at York College of Pennsylvania

YORK, PA - Over 1400 students were named to the Dean's List at York College of Pennsylvania for the Fall 2017 semester, including two Union students:

Rae-Yanna Johnson is a senior Political Science major and Laura Roberts is a sophomore Nursing major.

To be eligible for this honor, a student must be registered for at least 12 academic credit hours and earn a semester GPA of 3.50 or ...

Clark Man, Formerly of Plainfield, Found Dead After Ex-Girlfriend Killed in Trenton; Investigation Ongoing

January 17, 2018

CLARK, NJ — The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office is still investigating the death of Gladys Barrera, the former girlfriend of Fred Terrible, 58, who died on Jan. 3 of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound just days after Barrera was killed in Trenton on New Year’s Eve, according to Police Chief Pedro Matos.

In a post on Terrible’s Facebook page on New ...

Dog Found in Roselle Still Being Held at Newark Shelter

ROSELLE, NJ - A dog that was found on January 9, is still being held at the Newark Animal Shelter because no owner has claimed him. 

Roselle Police said the dog was found in the area of the Roselle side of Warinanco Park. The dog has a distinct blue eye and brown eye. Police also said the animal was checked and had no chip or tags. 

The Newark Animal Shelter ...

Podcast: Cranford Radio Interviews New Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has elected Elizabeth resident Sergio Granados to serve as their chairman for 2018.

At Sunday’s reorganization meeting, Granados outlined his initiatives for the coming year.

On Thursday, he spoke with Cranford Radio to discuss them further.

 

Want a Jump Start on the New Year?

January 17, 2018

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Volunteers Are Needed for March 15-16 Union County Teen Arts Festival

Do you like working with artists, teachers and students? The Union County Teen Arts Festival provides an opportunity for volunteers to get involved.

The Union County Teen Arts Festival is a two-day celebration of the arts. It is held annually at Union County College in Cranford and is sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs ...

Michaela McClain Band at Salem Roadhouse Cafe

The SALEM ROADHOUSE CAFÉ proudly presents the Michaela McClain Band performing on Saturday, 10 February, 2018.

Michaela McClain is a singer/songwriter born and raised in Bernardsville. Her “folky-soul” sound is
reminiscent of Carol King, Norah Jones and Alicia Keys, and “her warm groove creates an atmosphere of love that’s irresistible.” Her musical ...

Union County Establishes the First County LGBTQ Office in New Jersey

Union County, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce the launch of the new Office of LGBTQ Services. Established as part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados' 2018 Moving Union County Forward initiatives, the new LGBTQ office is the first County government office of its kind in the State of New Jersey.

Operating under the new Division of Outreach and ...

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AtlantiCast Medical Minute – Winter Weather Edition

On this episode of AtlantiCast Medical Minute, learn how to take the fight to Old Man Winter, while staying safe! Learn some winter health tips with Anthony Brutico, MD, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Newton Medical Center.

 

Maisie Dobbs by Jacquelline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear (Soho Press, 2003)

In the song “The Schuyler Sisters” from the Broadway musical Hamilton, sister Angelica sings, “ I've been reading 'Common Sense' by Thomas Paine. So men say that I'm intense or I'm insane, You want a revolution? I wanna a revelation . . .” because she and her sisters are “looking for a mind ...

The People Versus Alex Cross by James Patterson

The People Versus Alex Cross by James Patterson (Little, Brown, 2017)

 

Alex Cross, subject of James Patterson's 25th book in this venerable, fast paced detective series, is in big time trouble again. Even though his great nemesis is dead, Gary Soneji has a way of plaguing Alex from the grave, through his son, Dylan Winslow, and dastardly accomplices.

Using one of the major ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Medical Minute – Winter Weather Edition

On this episode of AtlantiCast Medical Minute, learn how to take the fight to Old Man Winter, while staying safe! Learn some winter health tips with Anthony Brutico, MD, Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Newton Medical Center.

 

Raccoon Attacks Hillsborough Woman and Dog Outside Residence

January 17, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - A raccoon attacked a 63-year-old woman and her dog a few steps outside the front door of her residence Tuesday morning, according to police.

Irene Rothschild told police she had walked out the front door of her home at 424 Bigley Road with her dog around 11 a.m. when the raccoon attacked, biting and scratching the dog.

Neighbors on social media say Rothschild went ...

Sam's Club Abruptly Closes and Locks Out Employees at Linden Location

LINDEN, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board through its social service and re-employment agencies is offering assistance to any Union County resident who was laid off by today’s Sam’s Club Store closings. 

Sam’s Club maintained a store in Linden, which abruptly closed,  laying off as many as an estimated 200 full-time and part-time employees. Signs posted on the ...

Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

January 17, 2018

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

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