Annual Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Upholds Tradition

March 14, 2018

UNION, NJ – Thousands came out to watch the 22nd Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Union on Saturday as pipe and drum bands, police associations, firemen, civic organization, Irish dancers and hundreds of others marched up Morris Avenue to the sounds of bagpipers and high school bands.

Governor Phil Murphy spent some time on the grandstand before the parade.  ...

Meet John McPartlan, Grand Marshal of the Union Co. St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sat, Mar. 10

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Meet John McPartlan, Scotch Plains resident and grand marshal of the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade, which steps off promptly at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

A native of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn with roots in Co. Leitrim and Mayo, he attended Bishop Ford HS in Brooklyn and St. John’s University in Queens. He moved to New Jersey after ...

Kenilworth's DiMario Park to Reopen March 18

KENILWORTH, NJ - DiMario Park Playground will reopen on Sunday, March 18 at 1 p.m. with completely renovated facilities.

The playground on Michigan Avenue includes equipment for both young and older children. The
playground’s modern, multicolored theme was chosen to symbolize the vibrant
and diverse community.

“I am really excited about this revitalization of DiMario ...

22nd Annual Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Steps Off March 10

UNION, NJ—Twenty-one years after the first Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade stepped off on Morris Avenue the tradition continues on Saturday, March 10 at 1:00 p.m. sharp with thousands of marchers and spectators gathering to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland.

This year’s Grand Marshal, John McPartlan of Scotch Plains, will lead the march of bagpipe and ...

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The Life and Writing of James Baldwin

March 20, 2018

Join us on Monday, April 9 at 6:30 pm at the Union Public Library for a discussion on The Life and Writing of James Baldwin. 

The influence of writer and social critic James Baldwin reached far and wide. In this unique exploration of Baldwin's groundbreaking literary and social justice work, actor/comic Grant Cooper and scholar Dr. Lindsey Swindall engage participants in an ...