11th Annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure

Be BOLD. Be FEARLESS. Be MORE (THAN PINK). Join 2018 Honorary Race Chair Steven M. Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, at Liberty State Park for the 11th Annual Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, locally presented by ShopRite and Xfinity. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will be the official MC for this family-friendly Race Day that includes an official USATF Timed 5K Run, 5K Fun Walk, Wellness Village sponsored by CarePoint Health, and Kids Zone. Survivors and  Forever Fighters are a focus with an exclusive Survivor Tent sponsored by Local Survivor Sponsor RWJBarnabas Health, Survivor Procession and Ceremony, special commemorative race medal, and more! There will be exciting entertainment and activities to keep the whole family engaged. Register now and be part of the cure!

The Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure is generously sponsored by Local Presenting Sponsors ShopRite and Xfinity; Platinum Sponsor TAPinto, Local Survivor Sponsor RWJBarnabas Health; Official Transportation Sponsor NY Waterway; Wellness Village Sponsor CarePoint Health; Gold Sponsors BERGEN Magazine and Morris/Essex Health & Life; Silver Sponsors Atlantic Health System, BD/BARD, Eight O’ Clock Coffee, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, NJ.com/The Star-Ledger and PSE&G; Bronze Sponsors Newport Centre-a Simon Mall, Novartis and Pfizer; Official Team Sponsor RPM Raceway, and Social Media Sponsor Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Contact Information
  1. 9082772904
  2. race@komennorthjersey.org
Sun, May 06
7:00 am — 12:00 pm
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Be BOLD. Be FEARLESS. Be MORE (THAN PINK). Join 2018 Honorary Race Chair Steven M. Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, at Liberty State Park for the 11th Annual Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, locally presented by ShopRite and Xfinity. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will be the official MC for this family-friendly Race Day that includes an official USATF Timed 5K Run, 5K Fun ...

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Oakland Avenue to be Closed for Paving on Tuesday, Oct. 16

October 13, 2018

UNION, NJ – Union police are advising residents and drivers of a major road closure anticipated for next week.

The entire length of Oakland Avenue, from Vauxhall Road to Stuyvesant Avenue, will be closed for paving from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16.

Police say no traffic will be allowed on the roadway during that time.  Detours will be in place.  ...

Union Public Library to Undergo Major Renovation: Seeking Public's Input

UNION, NJ – The Union Public Library is in the planning stages for their upcoming renovation and they are looking for the public’s opinion on what the new library should look like.

Open meetings are scheduled for public input as follows:

Adult users:  Friday, Oct. 12, 1:00 – 2:00 ...

Union to Celebrate "Four Centuries in a Weekend"

UNION, NJ - The Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union, will participate in Union County's “Four Centuries in a Weekend:  A Journey through Union County’s History” Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 (12:00 – 5:00 p.m. both days).  

The Parsonage is depicted on the seal of the County of Union and is a National Parks site; an NPS ...

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 ...

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

October 10, 2018

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.

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

October 13, 2018

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 ...

Columns

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 ...

‘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 ...

‘Dead and Buried’ explores parent/child loss

‘Dead and Buried’ explores parent/child loss

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – Nothing is as it seems and how much is really resolved remains a mystery in the drama “Dead and Buried” by James McLindon.

Three actors keep the play moving, with touches of humor and some emotional outbursts, despite the forlorn cemetery setting. Dreamcatcher Artistic Director Laura ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 13, 2018

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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