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Tue, October 16, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Toddler and Pre-K "Music and Movement"

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Toddler and Pre-K "Music and Movement"

123 Hilton Avenue Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Tue, October 16, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Tuesday at 2 Movie: "Final Portrait" (2017)

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 2:00pm 10/16/2018 3:45pm America/New_York Tuesday at 2 Movie: "Final Portrait" (2017)

2017, Biography/Drama. Starring Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer. Rated R, 90 mins.

Doors open at 1:50pm and elevator access is available

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, October 16, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Leave 'Em in Stitches Group Knitting Group

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 7:00pm 10/16/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Leave 'Em in Stitches Group Knitting Group

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

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, October 17

Union

Recycle: Paper / Cardboard

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Paper / Cardboard Recycling Union, NJ true
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Wed, October 17, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Club Teen DIY: "Waffle and Wii"

Add to My Calendar 10/17/2018 6:00pm 10/17/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Club Teen DIY: "Waffle and Wii"

Hang out with friends, enjoy some delicious waffles, and play some fun games on our Wii U! Ages 9-12, registration required: 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Wed, October 17, 7:30 PM

Town Hall, Union

Township of Union: Board of Adjustment Meeting

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1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Thu, October 18, 3:00 PM

In Front of Town Hall, Union

Union Farmers Market

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Union Farmers Market

Join us as we kick off our 2018 Farmers Market Season as we bring back local favorites and add more new vendors! This season, don't forget you can buy your produce and goods while enjoying the day with family and friends while listening to Trusol Music starting at 4pm on June 21st and other local artist on select Thursdays!

Complete Vendor List"
Ort Farms, Soul Bowls, Tropical Taste ...

1976 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, October 18, 4:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Alphabet Soup Storytime: Stretchy Stories

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Jump into reading with UPL! We explore phonics, letter recognition, and numbers all while reading fun stories, singing songs, and making new friends! Ages 4-6, registration required for 10/4 (pumpkin craft) & 10/18 (Stretchy Stories, a yoga & movement based storytime) programs: 908-851-5450 x3. Please note: no program will be held on 10/25.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, October 18, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Off the Shelf Book Discussion: "A Warrior of the ...

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 7:00pm 10/18/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Off the Shelf Book Discussion: "A Warrior of the People"

The group will discuss "A Warrior of the People" by Joe Starita. New members always welcome. Please contact the Reference Desk if you need help obtaining a copy of the book.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 19, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Toddler Tales Storytime

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Fridays at 10:20am. Enjoy stories, singing, and movement, following a different theme each week! Ages 2-4 years, no registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 19, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Toddler Tales Storytime

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Fridays at 10:20am. Enjoy stories, singing, and movement, following a different theme each week! (The 9/21 session will focus on music & movement) Ages 2-4 years, no registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 19, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Sci-Fri: Candy Challenge

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Explore the basics of physics and engineering using candy treats. The biggest challenge may be not eating all the candy first! Ages 8-12, registration required: 908-851-5450 x3.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 19, 6:00 PM

Columbian Club, Union

Union's Veteran's Alliance Memorial Day Parade ...

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 6:00pm 10/19/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Union's Veteran's Alliance Memorial Day Parade Dinner/Dance

1034 Jeanette Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, October 20, 11:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Drop-in Craft

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 11:30am 10/20/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Drop-in Craft

Paint your own autumn tree using cotton swabs to celebrate the fall season! All ages, no registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, October 20, 12:00 PM

Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church and other locations around Union County, Union

Union History Comes Alive During “Four Centuries ...

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00pm 10/20/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Union History Comes Alive During “Four Centuries in a Weekend”

UNION, NJ – Union’s Caldwell Parsonage, Connecticut Farms Church and the Liberty Hall Museum are all featured as part of Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History.”

The Caldwell Parsonage, at 909 Caldwell Avenue, is an American Revolutionary site that will feature a re-enactor portraying the “Fighting ...

888 Stuyvesant Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, October 20, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Raconteur Radio Presents: Frankenstein

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 2:00pm 10/20/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Raconteur Radio Presents: Frankenstein

Join us as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein’s publication with a chilling performance by Raconteur Radio!

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083
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Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church and other locations around Union County, Union

Union History Comes Alive During “Four Centuries ...

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00pm 10/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Union History Comes Alive During “Four Centuries in a Weekend”

UNION, NJ – Union’s Caldwell Parsonage, Connecticut Farms Church and the Liberty Hall Museum are all featured as part of Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History.”

The Caldwell Parsonage, at 909 Caldwell Avenue, is an American Revolutionary site that will feature a re-enactor portraying the “Fighting ...

888 Stuyvesant Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Sun, October 21, 2:00 PM

Town Hall Parking Lot, Union

2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Salsa ...

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 2:00pm 10/21/2018 7:00pm America/New_York 2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Salsa Explosion

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union will be hosting a 2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Salsa Explosion - on Sunday, October 21.

The celebration will feature Orquesta Clave Y Sabor, Group MK DanceStudio; DJ Lenin in the Mix and The Group Otto Show. Food vendors will include Gusto Y Sabor Colombiano, El Lechon De Negron and the Mexi Boys.

The event will be held in the parking lot in front ...

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Mon, October 22, 12:00 PM

Union Senior Center, union

Chair Yoga

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2018 12:00pm 10/22/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Chair Yoga

UNION, NJ - Check out Union Senior Center's Chair Yoga days.

Beginning on Monday, Sept. 10 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., join yoga instructor Kathleen Leary. Yoga sessions will be held every Monday from then until October 22, excluding October 8th.

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. While increasing strength, ...

968 Bonnel Court union, NJ 07088
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Mon, October 22, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Construction Zone

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2018 3:30pm 10/22/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Construction Zone

Learn, play, and build with us every Monday using Legos, K'Nex, and more! All ages, no registration required!

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083

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More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention for Parents

October 16, 2018

 

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Public Schools will present "More than Sad: Suicide Prevention for Parents" program.

Parents will learn to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a conversation with their child, and him or her help.

The event will take place on October 18 in the Union High School library, 2350 N. Third Street and ...

Union Public Library Announces Small Business Boot Camp: A Series of Informative Events for Local Small Business Owners

UNION, N.J. – The Union Public Library (UPL) invites you to attend Small Business Boot Camp, a series of informative events, in November, to help you expand and grow your small business. Below is the upcoming schedule of events:

 

 Women's Entrepreneurial Information Session, Government Contracts Wednesday, November 14 from 1:00 —2:00 p.m.

Presented by the ...

Union Public Library Announces Computer Basics Series: From Keyboard to Internet

Union, N.J. – Union Public Library (UPL) invites you to attend Computer Basics, a series of events to teach what you need to know to use a computer and the Internet.  Throughout November, the Union Public Library will offer classes at the Vauxhall Branch (123 Hilton Avenue, Vauxhall) to bring you up to speed on using a computer and the Internet.  Computer work stations will ...

Union High School's September Female Athlete of the Month: Jasmine Jourdian

October 12, 2018

UNION, NJ – Union High School gymnast Jasmine Jourdian has been selected TAPinto Union’s September Female Athlete of the Month.

Jourdian placed sixth on bars at the Cougar classic and qualified as an All Around for State Sectionals.  She placed first All Around in four meets this year.

What’s your favorite part of being a high school athlete?

I just don't go to ...

Cyriacus Ibezim Inducted into the American International College Athletic Director's 3.0 Club

October 7, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, MA - Cyriacus Ibezim, of Union, majoring in Biochemistry, has been inducted into the American International College (AIC) Athletic Director's 3.0 Club. The Athletic Director's 3.0 Club recognizes the student in student-athlete by celebrating academic achievement with the overarching goal that young men and women are recognized as academic role models and serve as an ...

Off-Duty Hillside Police Officer Dies in Linden Crash

October 15, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - A motor vehicle crash on Route 1 Monday morning took the life of an off-duty Hillside Police officer, according to authorities.

Just after 2:15 a.m. a car traveling north on W. Edgar Road (Route 1) collided with a tractor heading north at Pleasant Avenue

The two occupants of the car were both taken to Newark University Hospital with serious injuries. One.  ...

Backup Has Arrived! Says Roselle Park Officers to One of their Own Who Received a DoubleCancer Diagnosis

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park Police Department is asking for help for one of their officers who received two cancer diagnoses in a little over a one month period. 

One of the worst things a person can hear are the words, “you have cancer”. To hear a month later that you have yet a second cancer is unthinkable, unbearable and one could say heartbreaking.

Connecticut Farms School's Hispanic Club Studies Ojo de Dios

October 15, 2018

UNION, NJ – Fourth grade Hispanic Heritage Club members at Connecticut Farms School had an opportunity on Thursday to learn about and make Ojo de Dios (Eye of God), a spiritual object made by weaving a design out of yarn upon a wooden cross. 

Spanish teacher and Hispanic Heritage Club leader Gina Lisa-Fernandez said the students learned that the Ojo de Dios represents love, life, ...

Union Resident / Union Catholic Student Chosen "Artist of the Week''

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. – A Union resident was recognized at Union Catholic School on Thursday for being named “Artist of the Week” for a piece of artwork that was published to Union Catholic's Artsonia homepage, an on-line art gallery.

Victoria Pastore, a senior, received 832 votes from website visitors to win the 10-12 grade category for the contest conducted by ...

Vulgar, Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spray-Painted onto Scotch Plains Fanwood High School

October 7, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began. 

Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly over social media, and members of the Jewish community were quick to condemn the ...

Elizabeth Police Find Body Near Local Park

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Police responded to an area near Mattano Park around 11 a.m. Friday morning and found a body according to the Breaking News Network (BNN). 

Union County Homicide and Sheriffs Office was also called to the scene and it was reported by BNN that the body was stuck in the mud, making it hard for authorities to retrieve.

The Union County Prosecutors Office has ...

Chick-fil-A Unconfirmed as Tenant for Sears Site at Route 22 and Terrill Road

WATCHUNG, NJ -- Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road.

“We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new customers great food with remarkable service," said Jackie Jags, a spokesperson ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 21

On this week’s AtlantiCast, see who has the cleanest hands in health care, find out how Atlantic Health System is training the next generation of health care professionals, Overlook Medical Center joins the robot revolution and much more!

 

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Anchor Books, 2013)

 

Crazy Rich _________________. Fill in the blank with almost any ethnicity on the face of the earth, and the story will probably be similar from culture to culture. At the economic apex of every society one can expect to have the wealthiest, most self-indulgent, controlling people. When taken from that point of view, even though ...

'Other Desert Cities' unfolds with family secrets

‘Other Desert Cities’ unfolds with family secrets at Chatham Playhouse

By LIZ KEILL

CHATHAM, NJ – “Other Desert Cities,” the stirring drama by Jon Robin Baitz, revolves around a family’s loyalties and deceptions in a tony Palm Springs household. “Other Desert Cities” refers to the signs along the exit ramps on the California freeway.

The ...

‘The Color Purple’ flashes by with verve at Paper Mill

‘The Color Purple’ flashes by with verve at Paper Mill

By Liz Keill

MILLBURN, NJ – This Tony-award winning musical caught audiences up in its stunning story of African American life in the deep south over a 40 year period, from 1909 until 1949.

Based in the novel by Alice Walker and a screen adaptation several years ago, the story centers on Celie (Adrianna Hicks), who ...

Local Reporter Killed While Walking on Route 10 in Randolph

October 15, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said.

The incident took place on Route 10 in the early morning, said Randolph police  Lt. Christopher Guiliani said that the Ireland,  26, of Randolph, was struck and killed by Victor Retana, 30, ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

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