UNION, NJ - Union police are notifying residents that a helicopter will be landing on Washington School property on Tuesday.  

Union police took to social media on Monday to alert residents about a New Jersey State Police helicopter scheduled to land on the playground of the school on Tuesday, June 12, at approximately 2:00 p.m.  Washington School is located on Washington Avenue between Colonial Ave. and Chestnut St.

"There is no need for alarm," said police.  "This is in celebration of the school's students reading over 1 million pages!"

Police say the area around the school will be blocked by police vehicles to maintain safety for the landing of the helicopter.