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“Rev. James Caldwell” Marks Anniversary of Hannah’s Death

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Rev. James Caldwell, portrayed by Doc Burkhardt, protesting the murder of his wife, Hannah, by the British during the Battle of Connecticut Farms on June 7, 1780. Credits: Natalie DaSilva
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          Hannah Caldwell Day 2017 will be commemorated on Sunday, June 4, by the Union Township Historical Society with an open house from 2 to 5 pm at the Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union.
          Visitors will be greeted by Rev. James Caldwell, portrayed Doc Burkhardt.  Colonial doll-making lessons will be given, and historic games will be played.  Refreshments will be served.
Admission is free.  For more information, please call Barbara La Mort at 908-591-4377.

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Three School Buses Involved in Crash at Clark's ALJ High School

June 21, 2018

CLARK, NJ — Three buses collided in the Arthur L. Johnson High School parking lot around noon on Thursday in a chain-reaction crash. 

Students were on board at the time, according to Police Chief Pedro Matos. One driver and two students had minor injuries, Matos said.   

According to a Honeywell alert issued by the Clark Public School District, ...

Get Empowered to Help Prevent Suicide

June 9, 2018

Over the past week social media and the news have been filled with stories and articles encouraging people to seek help if they’re in emotional distress. There have been countless articles about the need to break the silence around the topic of mental health and suicide, and I am encouraged by the support people are extending to others.

Often, the death by suicide by prominent ...

Construction Update on Vauxhall Ave. Bridge, Chestnut St. Bridge and Morris Avenue Work

June 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – A CodeRed alert about road construction, the resulting congestion, and what can be expected, was sent to residents Tuesday morning.

The message said the work on these state roads is being performed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  The message outlined the following work scheduled for June and July:

The Vauxhall Bridge over Route 22.  Work ...

Friends of the Library Book Sale Continues

June 21, 2018

The Friends of the Union Public Library are continuing their book sale through until Monday, July 16th, 2018 at the Main Library and Vauxhall Branch.  The sale features items for both adults and kids and includes DVDs and CDs as well as books. Patrons can buy a Friends bag for $10 at the Reference Desk and fill it, or they can purchase items individually.  The Friends of the Union ...

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