Adult Black History Month Movie: "John Lewis-Get in the Way"

60 min; Rated NR

Mon, February 05
6:30 pm — 7:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 02/05/2018 6:30pm 02/05/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Adult Black History Month Movie: "John Lewis-Get in the Way"

60 min; Rated NR

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Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays for Children in Union County

The Union County Freeholder Board is pleased to announce a new virtual education initiative aimed at teaching children about animals and the important role they play in the environment. 

Wildlife Wednesdays kicks off on Wednesday, July 22nd with a program entitled “Frogs, Toads and Turtles” which will explain the difference between frogs and toads and turtles and ...

Road Closures Continue in Aftermath of Tropical Storm

August 6, 2020

UNION, NJ - Road closures continue in Union in the aftermath of Tropical Story Isaias.

The following streets in the township are closed:

Rahway Avenue / Williard Place
Magie Avenue / Edgewood Parkway
Golf Terrace / Burroughs Terrace
Sayre Road / Erhardt
Cleveland Road / Gregory Avenue
Unioin Avenue / Elaine Terrace
Sales Road / Huguenot Avenue 

Crews are working to ...

Update on Power Outages in Union after Isaias

UNION, NJ — Over a thousand remain without power within the township and numerous roads are shut in Union Wednesday as the region recovers from Tropical Storm Isaias.

As of 1:00 p.m., 1,137 customers in Union remain without power according to PSE&G’s outage map. They are among 21,565 of the utility's customers without power in Union County.

Union's Great Book Give Away Begins Wednesday

UNION, NJ - The Union Great Book Give Away (UGBGA) is happening this week.

The Book Give Away is a community partnership between the NJEA, Union Township Education Association, Here’s the Story Bookstore, the Union Historical Society, the Township of Union, Friends of the Union Public Library and the Union Public Library, aiming to bring books to kids in Union this summer.

Stop ...

Oluwaseyi Awotodunbo of Union earns Dean's List honors at Edinboro University

August 14, 2020

EDINBORO, PA - Edinboro University celebrated the academic success of 626 students in the Class of 2020, including Oluwaseyi Awotodunbo of Union, following a semester of transition from in-person to online modalities due to COVID-19.

Awotodunbo was also named to the Dean's List at Edinboro University for the spring 2020 semester.

In order to attain this highly regarded ...

55 from Union Make Montclair State's Spring 2020 Dean's List

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University congratulates Red Hawks, including 55 from Union, named to the Spring 2020 Dean's List who excelled during an unprecedented semester--including a transition to online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Dean's List, issued after the close of the Fall and Spring semesters by the academic deans, gives recognition to students with a 3.500 ...

Emerson College Announces 2020 Graduates, Including One from Union

BOSTON, MA -- On Sunday, May 10, Emerson College awarded 959 undergraduate degrees for the Class of 2020. The College is committed to holding a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 in person when it is safe to do so, at a to be determined date.

Alec Carbonell of Union graduated in August 2020 and received a BA degree in Writing, Lit and Publishing.

The College launched ...

Young Elizabeth Salsa Dancers Performing in America's Got Talent Quarterfinals

August 5, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ — Two young salsa dancers from Elizabeth have made it to the live quarter-final round of America’s Got Talent.

Twelve-year-old Simon Ruiz and ten-year-old Maria Lopez have been dancing together for three years. They met at the Quimbara Dance Studio in Elizabeth and instantly became friends and dance partners.

Simon and Maria have competed at dance ...

Township of Union Education Foundation Announces Grant Recipients

August 14, 2020

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Education Foundation has announced the following grants awarded for school year 2020-2021:

 Michael Riley, Washington School, K-4, Computer Literacy and Gifted and Talented

Third-graders in the gifted and talented program will experience the power and wonder of drones, pilot the classroom safe drones and learn to code the flight sessions with ...

Washington School Fourth Graders Come Together to Say Good-Bye

UNION, NJ - Washington Elementary School's fourth graders came together as the Class of 2020 one final time on Wednesday.

The Washington School PTA sponsored a yearbook pick up and signing on the school's playground.  "Even with everyone in a mask, you could still see the excitement as students came face to face with classmates they have not seen in person in months," ...

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Community Conversation: Immunizations, Physicals and Other Back to School Safety Tips

Whether it’s in-person or virtually, children will be going back to school in the fall. So how can parents keep their kids safe, healthy and ready to learn? On Atlantic Health System’s latest Community Conversation, join Tyree Winters, DO, a pediatrician with Atlantic Medical Group, for some important tips that will help make this school year an A+!

 

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 

 

It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...

Shakespeare Theatre Scores with 'Crazy Love'

Florham Park, NJ - It’s such a treat to see a live performance in these difficult times. But leave iit to Shakespeare Theatre’s fearless director, Bonnie Monte, to deliver a delightful and provocative evening of Moliere and Edna St. Vincent Millay.

The setting is the outside lawn at the Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory in Florham Park. Located on Vreeland Road, the landscape of ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make it a Breakfast Date, Al Fresco

August 11, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Some think it’s the most important meal of the day and others say it’s reserved for champions. When it comes to breakfast, it doesn’t take a titleholder to know it’s a tasty way to start your day, and your date! A little flirtation over a short stack and a little wink with a ...

NJ Home Bakers One Step Closer to Earning a Profit

New Jersey is the only state where you can’t have a home-baked foods business. But that may be about to change.

The state Senate recently passed a bill that would allow entrepreneurs in the Garden State to make and sell baked goods out of their homes that do not require refrigeration or additional cooking after they are baked.

Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16th), who sponsored the bill, said it ...

Libby’s Lunch: Foodies Flock From Near and Far for One Last Bite

PATERSON, NJ — Some 30 cars filled to capacity the two parking lots that surround Libby’s Lunch on McBride Avenue.

Word was out Monday evening that Libby’s Lunch — a restaurant long known for its chili dogs — would be closed permanently by the end of the week. Customers had come for one last chance to say goodbye to Libby’s.

“The food is what makes ...

NJ Comedian John Poveromo Stars in Duppet, a Short Film About Depression

August 13, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, recently spoke with Comedian and Writer John Poveromo, about his latest project, a short film he co-wrote and stars in called Duppet. 

Poveromo and Brodeur spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, which has been reconfigured to accommodate remote interviews due to the ...

To Mask or Not to Mask: NJ Psychologist on Why People Choose Sides During Stressful Times

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Clinical Psychologist Dr. Meryl Dorf joined TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to discuss why some people are not wearing masks, despite evidence showing that it is in the public good. 

Dr. Dorf joined Brodeur at East Main Media Studios’ facility in Little Falls, NJ, after being featured several times on TAPintoTV via Zoom. East Main’s ...

NJ Family Law Attorney Advises Clients How to Keep a Positive Outlook in Difficult Situations

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Catherine Riordan, Esq., of Riordan & Associates, a boutique divorce and family law firm, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, about her career and how she is able to help her clients through difficult and challenging life situations. 

Riordan and Brodeur spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, ...