Union Catholic Art Teacher Attends AP Summer Institute for AP Art History

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Rebecca Schroppe, Union Catholic’s art teacher, had a great experience recently when she attended the Silver State AP Summer Institute for AP Art History at Liberty High School in Clark County, Nevada. 

The AP Summer Institutes offers the most thorough professional learning available for AP educators. Attendees engaged in 30 or more hours of content-rich ...

Three's Company? Or One Too Many?

TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Third party political candidates have always been strange bedfellows in New Jersey politics.

Princess Diana’s quote that “there were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded” might be how Democrats and Republicans feel about third parties intruding upon their political affairs.

The notion of a state and national ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, August 20, 10:00 AM

First Baptist Church, Vauxhall

Back to School Backpack and Supply Giveaway

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Tue, August 23, 12:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Drop-In Blood Pressure Monitoring (Main Library)

Union Student Receives Degree from New York Institute of Technology

August 13, 2022

OLD WESTBURY, NY - Francis Alieu from Union was one of more than 900 students who received degrees from New York Institute of Technology as spring graduates of the Class of 2022. Alieu studied Management and received a Master of Business Admin degree.

About New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology's six schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate, ...

Union College Student Named to New York Tech Dean's List

OLD WESTBURY, NY - Caitlyn Dy from Union was named to the spring 2022 Dean's List at New York Institute of Technology. Dy was one of nearly 400 students recognized. To qualify for this academic honor, a student must earn a GPA of at least 3.5 and complete 12 or more credit hours without any incomplete grades.

About New York Institute of Technology

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Graduates, Deans List and Honors Students from Union

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Among the students at Fairleigh Dickenson University, many Union residents recently received honors or graduated from the school

Fairleigh Dickinson University Dean’s List and Honors accomplishments:

Fiifi Paintsil of Union was named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Metropolitan Campus in ...

Summit Resident Stabbed Multiple Times During Sunday Night Altercation; Suspect Arrested After Brief Chase on Foot

August 8, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ - A 26-year-old Summit man is currently listed in critical condition after suffering multiple stab wounds during an altercation Sunday night, according to the Summit Police Department. The suspect was later captured and arrested after a brief foot chase.

The Summit Police Department, responding at 11:20 p.m. Sunday night (Aug. 7) to a report of a fight in ...

Springfield Police Warn of Bear Sighting on Saturday

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Springfield police are alerting residents that a bear has been sighted on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Springfield Police Department, they have received multiple reports of a bear walking around in the area of Troy Drive and Woodcrest Circle.

The Department of Environmental Protection is recommending that residents in this area stay inside when they are home.

Strategic Creativity

August 18, 2022

Kean University Distinguished Professor Robin Landa recently announced the publication of her latest book, Strategic Creativity: A Business Field Guide to Advertising, Branding, and Design. Landa has spent over 30 years teaching and mentoring college students in the art and science of advertising. Strategic Creativity distills Landa’s knowledge of advertising, branding and design ...

Rocky is Looking for his Forever Home

This is Rocky and he's available for adoption!

Rocky is a four to five-month-old male terrier mix who is such a sweetheart! Fun-loving and energetic, Rocky needs a home with space to run and exercise. We assume he will be a medium-sized dog based on his size and age.

Please contact our Union location at 908-688-2600 to inquire about adopting Rocky!
 

Plainfield Symphony Orchestra Announces its 103rd Season

PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of our acclaimed music director Charles Prince, invites you to share in a musical journey as we explore old favorites, discover new works and experience pieces from near and far, real and imaginary.

The 103rd season opens on October 15, 2022, with “Once Upon a Time,” showcasing two works from the imaginary ...

Kean University to Host Second Annual Jazz & Roots Music Festival

Kean University invites the community to enjoy a free evening of music at the second annual Jazz & Roots Music Festival to be held at the University campus on Saturday, September 24.

Fast becoming a tradition in Union County and beyond, the Jazz & Roots Music Festival, produced by Kean and internationally acclaimed bassist/producer Mike Griot, offers professional jazz, blues and reggae ...

Columns

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson. (Naval Institute Press, 2022)

 

Cats in the Navy is one of those unusual little gems  that has appeal for several types of people. If you are a cat lover, check! This book is for you! If you enjoy historical photographs, check! You might want a copy of this volume. If someone in your family is in the Navy or has a nautical background, check! ...

The Hotel Nantucket

 The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown, 2022)

 

Ladies,  the latest Elin Hilderbrand novel to tuck into your beach bag has arrived. It is The Hotel Nantucket.  Although this is Hilderbrand’s 27th book about her beloved island, this charming novel has a more whimsical tone than many of the others and will provide a few hours of pleasant romance and ...

TAPinto Rahway Publisher David Brighouse Gives Back to the Community

RAHWAY, NJ — David Brighouse gives back to a place that has given so much to him.

"I feel like we have an obligation to give back," Brighouse said. "I owe something to the community."

He was born in Rahway — at Rahway Hospital, when babies were born there — and raised there too. Brighouse was a student in the Rahway Public School system, the same ...