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2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Salsa Explosion

September 20, 2018

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union will be hosting a 2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Salsa Explosion - on Sunday, October 21.

The celebration will feature Orquesta Clave Y Sabor, Group MK DanceStudio; DJ Lenin in the Mix and The Group Otto Show.  Food vendors will include Gusto Y Sabor Colombiano, El Lechon De Negron and the Mexi Boys. 

The event will be held in the ...

FEMA to Test Cell Phone Emergency Alert System Thursday Afternoon

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township’s Office of Emergency Management would like to inform residents that Thursday, Sept. 20, at 2:18 p.m., President Donald Trump will conduct the first countrywide emergency alert to every cellular telephone as a test of the national alert system through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Please assist local emergency management efforts ...

Special Q & A on Randolph Schools Referendum To be Held Thursday, Sept. 20 at 8 P.M, during Board Meeting

RANDOLPH, NJ- For some Randolph residents, it has been a busy week on social media, filled with many comments, questions, and debates regarding the upcoming Randolph Schools Referendum vote. This activity, along with many other community members reaching out to the schools directly with questions, has led to a special meeting  being scheduled for the first hour ...

Elizabeth Rotary to Hold 12th Annual “Taste of Elizabeth”

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Elizabeth will be celebrating 101 years of service to the Greater Elizabeth Community, by featuring its unique annual food-tasting event, the “Taste of Elizabeth” on Monday, October 15, from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel located at 1000 Spring Street in Elizabeth.

A record number of new restaurants and food vendors have joined this ...

Union Elks 29th Annual Kustom Car and Motorcycle Show Set for Oct 14

UNION, NJ - The Union Elks Lodge #1583 will be hosting their 29th Annual Kustom Car and Motorcycle Show on Sunday, October 14.

The event will be held at the lodge at 281 Chestnut Street from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  The event, presented by the Union Elks Special Children's Committee, will include a car and bike show, trophies, music by Hot Rob Mike, and door prizes.  All proceeds ...

Union Ranked #43rd Best Place to Live in America

UNION, NJ – Union has been selected as the 43rd Best Places to Live in America, according to

The ranking lists Union’s diversity among its essential traits.  “A majority-minority community, Union counts among its tongues Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and French Creole.  The cultural mix manifests in the town’s lineup of holiday ...

Marijuana Legalization Debate Scheduled for Sept. 24

UNION, NJ – A debate on the topic of Marijuana Legalization for recreational use, hosted by the Regular Democratic Club of Union, will be held on Monday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m.

The debate will feature Bill Caruso of NJ United for Marijuana Reform in favor and Stephen Reid, Executive Director of NJ Responsible Approaches to Marijuana Policy against.

The speakers will begin with ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Somerset County, Take Cover

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a  Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Somerset County until 515 PM.  

At 4:25 p.m. a severe thunderstorm was located over Bound Brook, moving northeast at 20 mph the weather service said. 


The advisory cautioned:

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated.

Lake Como Streets Return to Off-Season Traffic Pattern

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como’s traffic pattern has shifted into off-season mode.

That includes returning 17th Avenue from B Street to Main Street to two-way traffic, removing the stop signs at 17th and White Street, and permitting weekend parking on the southbound side of 18th Avenue from Main Street to New Bedford Road. In addition, two-way traffic has returned to New Bedford ...

1st Annual Charlie's Angel Prostate Cancer Walk to Be held September 29

ELIZABETH/CRANFORD, NJ - The 1st Annual Charlie’s Angel Prostate Cancer Walk honoring the memory of Charlie Robert Bathelus, will be held at Nomahegan Park in Cranford on Saturday, September 29, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The new non-profit foundation and its work, are in honor of the late Charlie Robert Bathelus, father of Elizabeth Board of Education member Charlene Bathelus. Mr. Bathelus ...


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