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Union County Senior Art Exhibit Now Accepting Applications from Artists Age 60 and Older

April 18, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Senior residents of Union County, age 60 or older, can register now for the Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit. 

Qualifying works of art will be on display at the Atrium of Liberty Hall Center at 1085 Morris Avenue in Union from May 29 to July 9, and the artists will be guests at a special reception at the Atrium on Wednesday, June 6.  The deadline to ...

James Caldwell: The Fighting Parson to be staged May 6 in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - The British called him the "High Priest of the Revolution," and he returns to life at the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth as reenactor Meridoc Burkhardt portrays "James Caldwell: the Fighting Parson.” 

This presentation to be held on Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. dramatically portrays the Patriot and Presbyterian minister to share the legacy of ...

Did Racism Prevent Babe Ruth from Becoming a Major League Manager?

BRONX, NY – As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, BABE RUTH - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push for integration.

Babe Ruth’s grandson, Tom Stevens, wrote the Foreword ...

Weather Looking Bright and Sunny for Saturday's Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

UNION, NJ - The weather’s been tough to bear the last few days, but it’s supposed to clear up just in time for Saturday’s Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

There is a possibility of scattered showers Friday, with a high of 46.  Friday night’s low is 30. 

But Saturday looks mostly sunny with a high of 44.

Kicking off the day, the Thornstick ...

Elizabeth Rotary to Hold “Pancakes to the Beat” Fundraiser

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Elizabeth is holding their 44th Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 24 from 8 a.m. to noon in the cafeteria at Victor Mravlag School #21, located at 132 Shelly Avenue, Elizabeth.  

Entertainment will be provided by School #21’s, Third Grade Recorder Ensemble. Tickets are $8 and include a full pancake and sausage breakfast. The ...

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Local crisis hotline to screen remarkable film of Golden Gate jump survivor to raise suicide awareness

April 16, 2018

Local crisis hotline Caring Contact will present a special screening of "Suicide: The Ripple Effect," the remarkable story of Kevin Hines, who at 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. The screening will take place Wednesday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. at AMC Loews at 1021 Route 22 East in Mountainside.

Following the screening, there will be a question and ...