Press Releases

December 15, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- James Scacifero and Julian Kaniuka each won two races to help the Union Catholic swim team remain undefeated with a 125-45 victory over Johnson on Thursday night at the Jewish Community Center in Scotch Plains. Scacifero, a senior, won the 100 freestyle in 59.24 and ...

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A striking and inventive exhibition of multicultural dolls created by artist Pauline Perlman is presently on display at the Union Public Library throughout the month of December.  Ms. Perlman, who is 94-years old, created the dolls for a Multicultural Doll-Making class at the Rahway Senior Center ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Several students in Mrs. Donna Hofmann’s Physics and Forensics Science classes at Union Catholic have been using their creative flair and earning some extra credit recently by doing fun-filled projects. For the second straight year, Mrs. Hofmann has offered her students ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ  – One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline. At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health ...

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Atlantic Health System has once again been recognized for its commitment to diversity by being named number 77 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ list– the third year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. As a leading provider of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Julian Kaniuka was a quadruple winner and James Scacifero and Kate Fuhrmann were triple winners to help lead the Union Catholic swim team to victory over Linden in its season opener on Thursday at the Rahway YMCA. Kaniuka, who lives in North Plainfield, made a memorable ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic's C.R.A.Y.O.N. Club (Community Raising Autism Yielding Opportunity Now) will host its annual Christmas Party on Friday, Dec. 14 in the cafeteria at Union Catholic from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Any child aged 10-21 with special needs is welcome at this event, which ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic opened its doors and its hearts to the UC Community and shared the Christmas spirit in a thoughtful and prayerful manner on Tuesday night when it held its annual Tree of Lights Ceremony, which was followed by a Christmas Concert that featured the talents of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS N.J. --  A large contingent of Union Catholic students attended the eighth annual Teen Hunger Summit on Tuesday at Seton Hall Prep in West Orange. The UC students who attended were Grace Ollen, Chelsea Alves, Oluwafemi Asenuga, Kaylee Bertani, Joe Colamedici, Donovyn Diaz, Hailey ...

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UNION, NJ - This Saturday, December 8, New Jersey’s number one shooting range, RTSP, in Randolph, NJ will be celebrating the grand opening of their second location in Union, NJ.   Stop by anytime between 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and take a tour of the brand new state-of-the-art facility, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  In another great example of Union Catholic’s social justice initiative and its commitment to helping those in need, the school collected 28 baskets of food and several turkeys for its Holiday Food Drive, which were donated to the Starfish Food Pantry in Plainfield. Union ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that the free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available. The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting ...

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Chilly but bright and dry weather is expected to draw many visitors to Union County parks this weekend. As always there is something for everyone to enjoy, highlighted by the celebratory opening of Union County’s new Warinanco Dog Park. “We are constantly looking for new opportunities for our ...

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Atlantic Health System has once again been recognized for its commitment to diversity by being named number 77 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Diversity’ list– the third year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. As a leading provider of ...

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LINDEN, NJ -- CJ Tomalavage, Liam Quinn, and Isabella Fuentes came up with huge performances to lead the Union Catholic bowling team to a big victory over Union on Wednesday at Jersey Lanes.  With the victory over Union, which placed second at the Union County Tournament last year, the Vikings ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic seniors Ryan Woods and Audrey Davis and faculty member Mr. Elito Tanyag were recently recognized for their commitment to Union Catholic's faith-based community at a special Youth Ministry Recognition Ceremony at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Manya Trehan recently received a great honor when she was chosen as Union Catholic's Prudential Spirit of Community Award recipient, which recognizes students who make meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service. For being selected, Trehan, a ...

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Sustainable Jersey presented Atlantic Health System with the Sustainable Business Leadership Award which recognizes companies in New Jersey that support the Sustainable Jersey mission and demonstrate a significant commitment to sustainability.  Representatives of Atlantic Health System accepted ...

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It’s back!  Beginning December 6th, the Union Public Library will be offering Meditation classes again every Thursday morning from 11:30-12:30.  Instructor Bindu Bhatt has practiced meditation for over 3 decades and looks forward to sharing her insight with you. The program is free and open to ...

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Looking for some kid-friendly holiday fun this weekend? On Friday, November 30, Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2, visit the Holiday Sound and Light Show, an extravaganza of HO scale model trains with easy viewing for all ages. Shows are running on all three days. The event takes ...

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The public is invited to join with the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America to honor the memory of the 26 children and adults who were murdered in a single act of gun violence at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orangeon December 7th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ– Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital announced it is the first hospital in the country to be designated as a Pediatric Center of Excellence for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) by the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation. “At present, there is no drug therapy for ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic graduate and Olympian Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro this past summer and signed with New Balance last month, has chosen a coach.   The 19-year-old McLaughlin, one of the biggest track and field stars in the world, will be coached by Olympic gold medalist ...

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Team Campbell Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant from the Joy in Childhood Foundation in Celebration of Giving Tuesday Funding will support programs that serve children battling pediatric cancer Bernardsville, New Jersey November 27,2018 – The Team Campbell Foundation today announced that it ...

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents, business owners and non-profit managers to submit nominations for the 27th annual Women of Excellence awards. The submission deadline is December 3rd. The awards celebrate women who have made a powerful impact on ...

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The Township of Union Education Foundation is pleased to announce two events for the month of December. On Thursday, December 6, a Dining to Donate event will be held at Tiff's Steak and Ale House on Vauxhall Road from 5 to 9 pm. A  portion of the proceeds from food, whether take-out or eat-in, as ...

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UNION, NJ – Ho, ho, ho!  Santa Claus is coming to BCB Bank. Santa Claus will be at BCB Union on Wednesday, December 12 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  BCB Union is located at in Union Center at 2000 Morris Avenue. Bring your whole family, including your pets, and come take a photo with Santa.  

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Elizabeth, NJ – If anyone can speak with authentic candor to a ballroom full of people about behavioral health and addiction, and make them simultaneously laugh out loud and nod in empathy, it’s Patrick J. Kennedy II, the former U.S. Congressman, mental health advocate and author of the New York ...

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MORRISTOWN – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were again recognized as one of 83 participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program ...

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