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Sun, December 16, 10:00 AM

The Columbian Club of Union, Union

Breakfast with Santa

Add to My Calendar 12/16/2018 10:00am 12/16/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Breakfast with Santa

1034 Jeanette Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Mon, December 17, 4:15 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Read to Waldi & Waldi's Retirement Party

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2018 4:15pm 12/17/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Read to Waldi & Waldi's Retirement Party

Practice reading aloud to Waldi, our visiting therapy dog! Join us on 12/17 for a 'retirement party" in his honor! Ages 5+; registration required: 908-851-5450 x3

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Mon, December 17, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Dinner and a Movie Night for Adults ...

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2018 6:00pm 12/17/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Dinner and a Movie Night for Adults "BlacKkKlansman"

Rated R; 135 min. We will supply the popcorn! Please register at 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Mon, December 17, 7:30 PM

Hannah Caldwell School Auditorium, Union

Union Municipal Band Concert

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2018 7:30pm 12/17/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Union Municipal Band Concert

For directions or questions, please call the Recreation Department at 908.686.4200.

1120 Commerce Street Union, NJ 07088
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Tue, December 18, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Pre-K STEM Story & Craft: "Winter"

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 11:00am 12/18/2018 11:30am America/New_York Pre-K STEM Story & Craft: "Winter"

Interactive storytimes, crafts and more for young children and their parents/guardians. (note: library will be closed on 12/25). Ages 3-6; please register at 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Tue, December 18, 11:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services ...

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 11:30am 12/18/2018 1:30pm America/New_York Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services Set for Dec. 18 at Union Public Library

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit one-on-one with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, at the Union Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 18, as part of the ASK – Aging Services Kiosk program.

“The ASK program improves access to personal guidance and expert assistance for ...

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Tue, December 18, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Tuesday at 2 Movie: "A Simple Favor"

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 2:00pm 12/18/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Tuesday at 2 Movie: "A Simple Favor"

2018, Thriller/Comedy, starring Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively. Rated R, 117 mins. ©Lions Gate

Doors open at 1:50. Elevator access is available.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Tue, December 18, 3:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Jersey Job Club: Master the Art of Networking

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 3:00pm 12/18/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Jersey Job Club: Master the Art of Networking

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Tue, December 18, 4:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Kids W.H.O. (We Help Others) Club

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 4:30pm 12/18/2018 5:30pm America/New_York Kids W.H.O. (We Help Others) Club

Kids Edition: Make our community a better place & earn community service hours by making "You Deserve a Break" Kit-Kat notes to show your appreciation for a community member! All ages; no registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, December 18, 6:00 PM

Town Hall, Union

Township Committee Conference

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 6:00pm 12/18/2018 6:30pm America/New_York Township Committee Conference

1976 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, December 18, 6:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Union Public Library Board Meeting

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 6:30pm 12/18/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Union Public Library Board Meeting

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, December 18, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Leave 'Em in Stitches Knitting Group

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 7:00pm 12/18/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Leave 'Em in Stitches Knitting Group

Bring your own project(s) and get ready to knit!

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Tue, December 18, 7:00 PM

Union High School Library, union

Union Board of Education Meeting

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 7:00pm 12/18/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Union Board of Education Meeting

2350 North Third Street union, NJ 07083
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Tue, December 18, 7:30 PM

Town Hall, Union

Township Committee Meeting

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 7:30pm 12/18/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Township Committee Meeting

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, December 19, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Tiny Tots Storytime

Add to My Calendar 12/19/2018 10:30am 12/19/2018 11:00am America/New_York Tiny Tots Storytime

Spend this special time with baby singing songs & rhymes, listening to stories, followed by free play & socialization. (Note: Tiny tots will not be held on 12/12). Birth-2 years, no registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Wed, December 19, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

De-Stressing for the Holidays Yoga

Add to My Calendar 12/19/2018 10:30am 12/19/2018 11:30am America/New_York De-Stressing for the Holidays Yoga

Gentle and relaxing. No experience necessary.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Wed, December 19, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Club Teen: Pajama Movie Night: "This Christmas"

Add to My Calendar 12/19/2018 6:00pm 12/19/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Club Teen: Pajama Movie Night: "This Christmas"

Join us for a showing of "This Christmas", Rated PG-13, 118 min. We'll supply the popcorn and a beverage. Ages 14+; please register at 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Thu, December 20, 11:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Weekly Meditation

Add to My Calendar 12/20/2018 11:30am 12/20/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Weekly Meditation

The Art of Meditation class will be held every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Main Library. No experience necessary.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Thu, December 20, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Off the Shelf Book Discussion: "Before We Were ...

Add to My Calendar 12/20/2018 7:00pm 12/20/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Off the Shelf Book Discussion: "Before We Were Yours"

The group will discuss "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate. New members always welcome. For help obtaining a copy of the book, please contact the Reference Desk: 908-851-5450 x2.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Thu, December 20, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Bedtime Storytime

Add to My Calendar 12/20/2018 7:00pm 12/20/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Bedtime Storytime

This month's Bedtime Storytime will have a Winter Wonderland theme. Don't forget to wear your coziest PJs! All ages; registration required: 908-851-5450 x3.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083

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Noon Year's Eve

December 15, 2018

UNION, NJ - Union friends at the Union Public Library for a kid-friendly New Year's celebration, featuring a craft, special storytime, and a countdown to noon!

Registration opens Saturday, Dec. 15.  All ages welcome. Registration required. To sign up, call 908-851-5450 ext. 3 or stop by the library.

Just “ASK” for Information about Senior Services Set for Dec. 18 at Union Public Library

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit one-on-one with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, at the Union Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 18, as part of the ASK – Aging Services Kiosk program.

“The ASK program improves access to personal guidance and expert assistance for ...

PACA of Union Presents its 2019 NYE Party

UNION, NJ - The Portuguese American Civic Association (PACA) of Union is hosting a New Years Eve party, beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31.

Live entertainment will be provided by DJ Nuno Silva.  The cost is $80 for PACA members; $85 for non-members; $40 for kids 7-12; $60 for kids 13-18 years of age.  

RSVP to 908-687-1376 or 908-806-4684.  The event will be held ...

Quote of the Day

December 16, 2018

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” 
― Maya Angelou

Bryant Gilliard Among 472 To Graduate from ESU

December 14, 2018

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA -- A total of 472 students, including Bryant Gilliard from Union, will receive degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at the Winter Commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 15 at 9:45 a.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse. Gilliard will graduate with a B.S. in Criminal Justice.

There will be 422 bachelor's degrees, 46 master's degrees and four ...

Gabrielle Miller, a Union Local at Lasell College, Leads Peer Health Education on Campus

NEWTON, MA - Gabrielle Miller, a Lasell College student from Union, is one of 19 Peer Health Educators (PHE) on the institution's Newton, MA campus.

Miller, a Elementary Education major, was selected as a PHE for the 2018-2019 academic year through an application process run by the College's Office of Health Education. Selected students are chosen for their interest in the program ...

Kathleen Falcon Graduates from Fairleigh Dickinson University

MADISON, NJ - Kathleen Falcon, of Union, a student at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, NJ, has graduated with a BA in Psychology as of May 2018.

FDU's Florham Campus is located on the former Vanderbilt-Twombly estate in suburban Morris County. Its focus is on providing outstanding on-campus and residential living opportunities, hands-on-learning ...

Driver Charged in Crash that Killed Michael Sot Makes Court Appearance

December 13, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – The driver of the vehicle that slammed into Clark native, Michael Sot, 20 and his friends made an appearance in court on Wednesday. 

Last week the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office filed a motion to detain David Lamar, 22.  The judge at yesterday’s hearing delayed the detention hearing, claiming he need more time to make a decision according to a report ...

Union County Sheriff’s Officers Raise $5,070 for Charity with No Shave November

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli joined Undersheriffs Dennis Burke and Amilcar Colon in congratulating the Sheriff’s officers who participated in No Shave November and raised $5,070 for The New Jersey Veterans Network and The Prostate Cancer Foundation.

No Shave November challenges participants to forgo shaving for the month in order to raise money for ...

Investigators Requesting Help from Public to Locate Suspect in Fatal Hit-And-Run

ELIZABETH, NJ - Authorities investigating a hit-and-run that claimed the life of a pedestrian in Elizabeth on Thanksgiving night have identified the type of vehicle involved and are now asking the public for information in an effort to help solve the crime, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Tuesday.

The victim, 62-year-old Candace Raymond, was a resident of ...

Annual 7th and 8th Grade Open House at Union High School

December 13, 2018

UNION, NJ – Union High School opened its doors last week to welcome 7th and 8th grade students and their parents.

The annual Open House saw hundreds of attendees tour the school and meet with some of the high schools teachers, staff and students. 

Union High School Acting Principal Althea Bossard and Supervisor of Counseling Nicole Ahern spoke with the 7th and 8th grade students ...

Union High School's JROTC Drill Team Dominates at South Jersey Drill Invitational

UNION, NJ – Building upon their long and prestigious record, Union High School’s nationally-recognized Army JROTC Drill Team won the South Jersey Drill Invitational on Saturday in Franklinville, NJ.

The competition included 20 schools from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.  The Union High School team took either first or second place in six out of the six categories, ...

Battle Hill School Helps Families in Need During Holidays

UNION, NJ – Battle Hill School students continued their philanthropy by helping families in need during the holiday season.

The Battle Hill Student Council Board elected to collect monetary donations and toiletries for the St. Joseph’s Social Service Center in Elizabeth.  The Battle Hill Student Council Executive Board members visited each classroom, grades pre-K to fourth.

Connecticut Farms School Students Collect for the Connecticut Farms Church Food Pantry

UNION, NJ – Students at Connecticut Farms Elementary School continued their lessons on giving by bringing in and donating canned and dry goods for the Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church Food Pantry.

According to School Counselor Jennifer Parkhurst, students, teachers and staff collected 1,495 items for the food pantry.  Donated items included cereal, peanut butter, macaroni and ...

Police Investigating Bank Robbery at Crown Bank on Elmora Avenue in Elizabeth

December 11, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police are investigating and an afternoon bank robbery that occurred on Elmora Ave. in Elizabeth. 

According to a report for the Breaking News Network (BNN), police units were called in approximately 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon for a bank robbery at the Crown Bank located on the 100 block of Elmora Ave. in Elizabeth.

According to BNN the suspect was described ...

Swastika and KKK Graffiti Found in Classroom at Millburn Middle School

MILLBURN, NJ - In an email addressed to parents in the Millburn School District, School Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton sent out an email noting that that swastikas and the letters KKK had recently been found etched into a desk in a sixth grade classroom.

This incident follows the discovery of similar markings at two schools in Summit.

Writing to parents, Burton also linked a ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 23

On this week’s AtlantiCast, find out why it’s easier than ever to receive care at Atlantic Health System, the Morristown Medical Center’s Heart Success program reaches a milestone in the fight against heart failure, quality healthcare that protects the environment and kicking off the holiday season with the Festival of Lights.

 

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin (Castle Point Books, 2018)

 

“What’s this book?” my friend, Linda, asked me picking up my new copy of Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by husband and wife writing team,  Bruce and Jeanne Lubin.

Linda was paging through the volume already and commenting on how interesting and helpful the book ...

‘The Winter’s Tale’ makes sweeping shifts from drama to froth at Shakespeare Theatre

‘The Winter’s Tale’ makes sweeping shifts from drama to froth at Shakespeare Theatre

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – From the chilly winter in Sicilia to the warmth and summer joys of Bohemia, the scene and tenor shift halfway through “The Winter’s Tale,”

This convoluted plot involving Leontes, King of Sicilia and King Polixenes of Bohemia, circles ...

Chatham Players’ “A Christmas Carol’ starts the holiday season in style

Chatham Players’ “A Christmas Carol’ starts the holiday season in style

By Liz Keill

CHATHAM, NJ – Charles Dickens’ beloved “Christmas Carol” creates a cheerful glow at The Chatham Playhouse.

This musical version of the familiar tale features the author himself narrating, and sometimes taking part, in the story. Chip Prestera as Dickens once ...

The Families Speak: Karidis and Caneiro Families Express Gratitude for Love and Support, Requesting Privacy

December 3, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family is Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement:

"The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the faithful friends of Jennifer, Keith, Jesse and Sophia, and many ...

NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level

December 15, 2018

We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey.

While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its  name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.

Jessica Dreyer, a fourth generation farmer at Dreyer Farms in Cranford, NJ, said that doughnuts have ...

NJ Recipe Guru Shares her Favorite Holiday Cookie: Double Chocolate Espresso

If you love to cook, there’s a fair chance you’ve got a recipe somewhere in your home by Gwynn Galvin, whose cooking blog “Swirls of Flavor” has been picking up steam.

“I have been told that I am ‘well-seasoned,’ having worked in the culinary field for more than 20 years now,” the grandmother of eight said from her home in Montvale, NJ.

In ...

Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

Introducing NJ Flavor!

Welcome to NJ Flavor, the newest section on TAPinto.net.

Here we’re exploring tastes of the Garden State with stories and videos about the foods we love, from the hottest trends to hidden gems, the stories behind our favorites, destinations, awesome ingredients, events and festivals and, of course, great recipes.

This is the second TAPinto.net franchise for owner Jackie Lieberman, who ...

These NJ Church Volunteers Turned Homemade Soups into a Foodie Destination

At this Saturday’s annual Christmas Shoppe and Soup Fest at Cranford United Methodist Church, it’s the soup that’s expected to steal the show.

Adding a soup festival component to the yearly fundraiser was the idea of church member Jo Ann Allen, according to Holly Walker, one of the “soup ladies” who volunteers to help cook about 35 gallons homemade soups at each ...

Husky Foster Program at Tree-licious Orchards Provides a Better Life for Rescue Dogs

December 10, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help reduce the orchard of critters and provide a better life for ...

Clinton's Fourchette Shares the Secrets of their Success as a Small Business

<!--block-->CLINTON, NJ -- TAPintoTV Senior Producer Kayla Galka recently stopped into Fourchette, a shop on Main Street here, and spoke with staff members about the secrets of the success behind this thriving small business.

Fourchette opened five years ago as a full-service cheese shop, with gourmet foods, imported French linens and unique home and kitchen goods. While ...

Millburn Winter Walk Holiday Event Highlights the Importance of Shopping Local

<!--block-->MILLBURN, NJ -- Crowds gathered here in Taylor Park for the lighting of the 2nd Annual “Winter Walk,” presented by the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce. Held a day after “Shop Local Saturday,” the event highlighted the importance of community and supporting local destinations and businesses this holiday season. <!--block-->

“It ...