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Sun, October 22, 10:00 AM

Caldwell Parsonagee, Union

Caldwell Parsonage Tours During Four Centuries in ...

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2017 10:00am 10/22/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Caldwell Parsonage Tours During Four Centuries in a Weekend

Open hour tours of Parsonage and Tool Museum (in barn), appearance by "Rev. James Caldwell" portrayed by Doc Burkhardt, host of Union's Got Talent, colonial doll-making and games, refreshments, UTHS members in costume, photo ops for kids with tricorn hats and bonnets, Kawameeh Middle School National Junior Honor Society members as historic interpreters. Free admission.

909 Caldwell Avenue Union, NJ
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Mon, October 23, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Lego Club

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2017 3:30pm 10/23/2017 4:15pm America/New_York Lego Club

Learn, play, and build with us! Come join us for some creative building time and meet other Lego builders! No registration required.

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Mon, October 23, 4:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

ShopRite Kid Cuisine

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2017 4:00pm 10/23/2017 5:30pm America/New_York ShopRite Kid Cuisine

Come learn about nutrition AND make some delicious and easy snacks with our visiting nutritionist from ShopRite! For ages 6-12. Registration is required, and registration opens on 10/10. 908-851-5450 ext. 3.

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Mon, October 23, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Hilton Readers Book Discussion Group: "Never ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2017 6:00pm 10/23/2017 7:45pm America/New_York Hilton Readers Book Discussion Group: "Never Caught" by Erica Dunbar

We will supply dessert! Pre-registration required: 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Ave Vauxhall, NJ 07088 Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Tue, October 24, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Tuesday at 2 Movie: "The Beguiled" (2017)

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2017 2:00pm 10/24/2017 3:30pm America/New_York Tuesday at 2 Movie: "The Beguiled" (2017)

Drama, Rated R, 93 mins. ©Focus Features. Starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell.

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, October 24, 3:00 PM

Battle Hill School Auditorium, Union

Blood Drive

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2017 3:00pm 10/24/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Blood Drive

2600 Killian Place Union, NJ
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Tue, October 24, 6:00 PM

Knights of Columbus, Union

Pasta with a Purpose

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2017 6:00pm 10/24/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Pasta with a Purpose

The event will benefit James Keyes, husband to Connecticut Farms Elementary School teacher Vendetta Keyes. James was diagnosed with Glioblastoma, stage 4 brain cancer. His family is seeking financial assistance to help with the costs of renovating their home to meet James' needs as he has lost mobiity on the right side of his body.

Cost of admission includes pasta, salad, drink and ...

1034 Jeanette Avenue Union, NJ 07083
Fourth Annual Union County Day of Prayer

Tue, October 24, 7:00 PM

Parish Community of St. Helen, Westfield

Fourth Annual Union County Day of Prayer

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2017 7:00pm 10/24/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Fourth Annual Union County Day of Prayer

In the challenging time of racial and religious intolerance as displayed in Charlottesville, fevered anti-immigrant xenophobia and political discord of historic extremes there comes the balance of a nation pulling together to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

With this backdrop the Fourth Annual Union County "Day of Prayer and Reflection: Unifying Our Community through Prayer" ...

1600 Rahway Ave Westfield, NJ 07090
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Wed, October 25, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Babies in the Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2017 10:30am 10/25/2017 11:00am America/New_York Babies in the Library

Spend this special time with baby singing songs & rhymes, listening to stories, followed by free play & socialization. Newborns -18 months. No registration required.

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, October 25, 4:00 PM

Senior Center, Union

Spaghetti Dinner at the Senior Center

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2017 4:00pm 10/25/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Spaghetti Dinner at the Senior Center

Free, must sign up

968 Bonnel Court Union, NJ
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Wed, October 25, 5:00 PM

Elizabethtown Gas Company, Union

Union Chamber October Networking Event

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2017 5:00pm 10/25/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Union Chamber October Networking Event

Navigating Online Reviews from Your Customers

is Union Chamber’s October Event

The world of online customer reviews is a tangled maze, fraught with hidden perils for businesses. One wrong turn could lead to a dead end for a company’s brand and reputation. The Chamber will host a presentation by Rick Gilman, president of APPsolute Marketing, on “How to Navigate the ...

524 Green Lane Union, NJ
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Wed, October 25, 7:00 PM

Bonnel Room - Town Hall, Union

Empowerment Through Mental Health Awareness

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2017 7:00pm 10/25/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Empowerment Through Mental Health Awareness

1976 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, October 28, 1:00 PM

Bethel AME Church, Vauxhall

Trunk or Treat

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2017 1:00pm 10/28/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Trunk or Treat

241 Hilton Avenue Vauxhall, NJ
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Sat, October 28, 7:00 PM

Suburban Golf Club, Union

Gala Celebration of the 350th Anniversary of ...

Add to My Calendar 10/28/2017 7:00pm 10/28/2017 11:00pm America/New_York Gala Celebration of the 350th Anniversary of Connecticut Farms

UNION, NJ – A celebration of the 350th anniversary of the founding of Connecticut Farms – now the Township of Union – is scheduled for late October.

The celebration of Connecticut Farms (founded in 1667) will take place on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Suburban Golf Club, 1730 Morris Avenue, from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.

The evening will include musical entertainment by members ...

1730 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083

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Aging Services Kiosk Available at Union Public Library on Oct. 24

October 20, 2017

Union County, NJ -- Union residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit the Aging Services Kiosk (ASK) event on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the Union Public Library, 1980 Morris Avenue, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Experienced staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection, will be available to ...

Empowerment Through Mental Health Awareness Discussion

UNION, NJ - The Human Relations Commission is hosting "Empowerment Through Mental Health Awareness," an evening discussion on suicide prevention on Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

The event is open to the public and will be held in Town Hall, Bonnel Room, 2nd floor.

 

Chanel Missing from Battle Hill Section

UNION, NJ - Chanel has been missing since after 9:00 Monday night.

She lives on Meeker Road in the Battle HIll section of Union.  Chanel, 10 years old, is very small and timid.  According to the owner's cousin, Union police have been contacted.  Chanel does have tags. 

 

September's Athletes of the Month: Andrea Santiago and Andre Vieira

October 18, 2017

UNION, NJ - Congratulations again to Andre Vieira and Andrea Santiago, Union High School's Athletes of the Month for September.

Vieira, a junior, is on the boys soccer team and scored two goals in September.

Santiago is a senior on the girls soccer team and scored one goal and two assists in September.  She is ranked fifth in her class and has a 4.65 grade point average.

Union High School's September Male Athlete of the Month: Andre Vieira

UNION, NJ – Andre Vieira has been chosen Union High School’s September Male Athlete of the Month, sponsored by Service Professionals.

Vieira, a junior, is on the boys soccer team and scored two goals in September.

What is your favorite part of being a high school athlete?

My favorite part of being an athlete is that I get to share the experience with my friends and share the ...

Retired Union Business Administrator Frank Bradley Passes Away

October 18, 2017

Francis J Bradley, age 71, passed away at Applewood Estates in Freehold, on Sunday, October 15, 2017

The Funeral Mass will be in St. Michael Church in Union on Thursday at 10:15 am. Cremation will be held privately. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4-8 PM at the Galante Funeral Home 2800 Morris Ave. Union.

Francis was born on August 19, 1946 in Newark to Francis and ...

Katarina Lopes: Class of 2021 at Loyola University Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD - Katarina Lopes, from Union, is now a member of the class of 2021 at Loyola University Maryland.

As first-year students embark on their college experience, they will all take part in Loyola's living learning program, Messina. The common text for Messina is Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson. The book, a compelling first-hand account of a lawyer who defends the poor and ...

Union Resident and Amy Veteran Jake Fernandez Honored

UNION, NJ - Union resident and Army veteran Jake Fernandez was one of the honorees at the "Salute the Troops" ceremony in Springfield earlier this moth.

 

Hosted by the New Jersey Veterans Network and the Union County Freeholders, the event honored one veteran from each Union County municipality  for their outstanding military service.

 

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Lawsuits Over Westfield’s ‘Watcher’ House Dismissed, Report Says

October 19, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Superior Court Judge dismissed the civil lawsuit against the former owners of 657 Boulevard, now infamously known as “the Watcher” house, on Wednesday, according to a report on NJ.com. According to that story, the judge said she dismissed three counts of fraud because there was no evidence the former owners intentionally hid a letter from “the ...

Cops Arrest 4 After Stolen Car Crashes Through Fence in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — UPDATED AT 12:15 p.m.

Around 7 a.m. Sunday morning, a stolen car left the roadway and crashed on the 1200 block of Central Avenue, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman. Four males excited the vehicle and fled on foot, he said.

Photos taken by the home's owner show that the car crashed through a fence and into the bushes.

The car was not being ...

Rich In History - Union Sites Share Spotlight in County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend Event

UNION, NJ –Take a walk through history at Union County’s annual civic heritage event, “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History” on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 22 from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the County Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with staff and volunteers at 35 historic sites, ...

Union Chamber October Networking Event

October 21, 2017

Navigating Online Reviews from Your Customers

is Union Chamber’s October Event

      The world of online customer reviews is a tangled maze, fraught with hidden perils for businesses. One wrong turn could lead to a dead end for a company’s brand and reputation. The Chamber will host a presentation by Rick Gilman, president of APPsolute Marketing, on ...

Revolutionary War Historian to Speak at Four Centuries Event

Revolutionary War historian and author Robert Mayers will be the guest speaker at Union County’s Four Centuries In A Weekend at the Deserted Village on Sunday, October 22.

Mayers, who plans to discuss Gen. George Washington’s troop movements in the Watchung Mountains, among other topics, will speak at 1 p.m. at Masker’s Barn.  His talk will be followed by a question and ...

Train through Time Rolls on Four Centuries In A Weekend

Bring the kids, bring a friend, because once again it’s that time to ride the rails into history.

On October 21 and 22, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when historic sites and museums across the County open their doors to the public, free of charge.

Many of the sites are within walking distance of the train stations across the County, with some sites offering ...

Union County Same-Sex Married Residents Seek Second-Parent Adoption to Gain Parental Rights

In September, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented the first Union County LGBTQ Pride event in recent history. Dozens of families shared their stories with event organizers and elected officials at Union County’s Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic, an event organized to celebrate diversity and marriage equality. On Friday, October 13, Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, ...

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Family Health

Second Opinion on Breast Cancer Program Offers Peace of Mind

A breast cancer diagnosis can change a person’s life. And during such devastating news, the sheer amount of information regarding treatment and follow-up care can quickly become overwhelming. However, patients are not alone in this fight. Atlantic Health System’s Breast Cancer Second Opinion Program at Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Overlook Medical Center, is helping provide peace of ...

Paying tribute to 'Shakespeare in Love'

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey pays tribute to ‘Shakespeare in Love’

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – Many audiences loved the film version of “Shakespeare in Love,” which won the best picture Academy Award in 1999, with dialogue by Marc Noonan and Tom Stoppard. Adapted by Lee Hall for the stage, much of the dialogue remains. The production has a warmth and ...

"A Beautiful Mind" Nobel Prize Winner is Honored by New Jersey Congressional Representatives

October 12, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) announced passage of her bill in the House to name a Princeton post office after scholar and pioneer, Dr. John F. Nash, Jr.  He is the only person to be awarded both the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the Abel Prize in Economics.

“Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. serves as a national ...

Want to Take Your Business Global? New Jersey Businesses Eligible for Grant Funding

October 15, 2017

Are you a New Jersey business owner who has already realized the potential of a global market or an entrepreneur seeking to increase sales and profit by taking your business worldwide? 

The New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC) has been awarded a $606,151 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help New Jersey companies gain access to ...

Letters to the Editor

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 21, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.This act  authorizes New Jersey to issue ...

Letter to the Editor: Endorsement of Joe Florio for Township Committee

This is a letter explaining why I endorse Deputy Mayor Joseph Florio for Township Committee for the Township of Union, New Jersey.  Simply put – he is the best.

I have lived in our wonderful town for close to 20 years.  Throughout my years here, my family and I have directly benefited from the good that Deputy Mayor Florio has done. 

For example, one of my children is ...