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Mon, March 02
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1976 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083

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Union, NJ 07083

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Union Asked to Come Together Wednesday Night with Candles, Clapping for Essential Workers

March 31, 2020

UNION, NJ – In a show of appreciation for, and thanks to, healthcare professionals and essential personnel, Union residents and neighbors are invited to come together Wednesday evening displaying luminaries and clapping it up.

“It's something that doesn't cost anything, everyone can do it, and we will be at a safe distance from each other,” said Liliana ...

Detour to Route 22 Westbound Ramp to Vauxhall Road Scheduled Friday Night

UNION, NJ – The Route 22 westbound ramp to Vauxhall Road northbound will be closed and detoured beginning 10:00 p.m. Friday, March 27.

According to the New Jersey Department of Transportation, their contractor, New Prince Concrete, will close and detour the ramp for tree trimming.  The detour will be in place until 8:00 a.m. Saturday.  The following detour will be in ...

Union Public Library: Free Digital Resources Available 24/7

UNION, NJ - The Union Public Library reminds residents that their free digital resources are available 24/7.

A Union Public Library card offers access to ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines, comics, music, streaming video, homework help, tutoring, career resources and more, for your smartphone, tablet or other internet device.   Visit their 24/7 Digital Library ...

Union Student Wins IGC DII Basketball Championship

March 21, 2020

WALTHAM, MA - On February 20, Stephanie Enweonwu of Union, from the class of 2021, and the rest of the Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall Varsity Basketball team won the Independent Girls Conference Division II Championship in a matchup against Boston Trinity Academy.

The team finished the regular season 8-5 in the league. CH-CH defeated Cambridge School of Weston in the semi-finals. The championship ...

Fatal Shooting in Hillside Under Investigation

March 31, 2020

HILLSIDE, NJ - The fatal shooting of an Essex County man in Hillside last night is under active investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Monday.

The victim has been identified as Rafee H. Carter, 27, of Newark.

At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, Hillside Police Department patrol units responded to a report of a shooting on the 1400 block of ...

Maplewood Family Wins Big on New Nickelodeon Game Show

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Kaminsky family of Maplewood was featured on yesterday’s episode of The Crystal Maze, a new game show on Nickelodeon.

“We had an absolutely amazing time,” said Jan Kaminsky, who along with her wife, Samantha, and children Asher, Ezra, and Talya, had a family experience she said she’ll remember forever — especially since they ...

Turtle Back Zoo Welcomes Amur Leopard Baby, Strengthening Population of Endangered Species

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A female Amur leopard, named Nadya after the Russian word meaning “filled with hope,” has been born at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, whose animal care staff stated that the cub’s birth “has great significance because the Amur leopard species is classified as critically endangered” with an estimated 84 Amur leopards still ...

Cranford Resident With COVID-19 Dies, Town's Cases Rise to 27

CRANFORD - During his daily COVID-19 update to the town on Thursday afternoon, Mayor Patrick Giblin announced that Cranford has suffered its first coronavirus-related death. 

"It's with great sadness that I confirm this afternoon that one of our residents has passed away from the COVID-19 virus," said Mayor Giblin. "On behalf of the Township, I extend our deepest ...

Springfield Police Investigate Possible Case of Flu-Like Symptoms at Morris Turnpike Shop-Rite

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Earlier this afternoon, officers from the Springfield Police Department directed shoppers out of the Shop-Rite on Morris Turnpike, due to an abundance of caution from a person reported to have flu-like symptoms in the store.

According to a person who was at the scene, officers requested that shoppers exiting the store give them their name and contact information, so ...

Woman Who Tested Positive for Coronavirus on the Lam from East Orange Hospital

NEWARK, NJ —  An unidentified woman who tested positive for the coronavirus at East Orange General Hospital is missing, prompting Newark officials to initiate a campaign to find the individual, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced today.

The mayor alerted the public during a Facebook live stream that the woman who tested positive provided a false name and a Newark address.

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The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

Union Public Library is here for you.

March 24, 2020

As we are all aware, in the midst of this major health crisis physically visiting the library is just not possible. While the buildings are closed you can rest assured that library staff continues to work to maintain the essential services that are the heart of our mission: to provide educational, recreational and cultural resources and important information to the community we serve. Even ...

Fire at Iconic Fantasy Island Amusement Park at LBI's Beach Haven

March 30, 2020

BEACH HAVEN — A large fire was reported at the Fantasy Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven Sunday night.

At approximately 10 p.m. Fantasy Island posted to Facebook:

This evening there was a structural fire at the Ice Cream Parlor at Fantasy Island Amusement Park. As of 9:30pm the fire has been put out. Thanks to the incredible response of the many fire and police departments ...

Man Claims Infection, Coughs on Supermarket Worker

TRENTON, NJ – When a Manalapan supermarket worker concerned about the coronavirus asked a shopper to keep his distance, the man said he was infected with the virus, leaned in and coughed on the employee, officials said today.

The shopper, George Falcone, 50, of Freehold, ended up being charged with third-degree terroristic threats and other offenses, said state Attorney General Gurbir ...

Get Inspired by this Quarantine Collection of Virtual Classes

March 30, 2020

This story first ran on TAPinto South Plainfield.

After just a few days of being home and unable to report to her job at the Today Show, South Plainfield resident Katie Stilo took to social media, launching an Instagram page designed to bring culinary professionals — and amateur cooks — together, virtually. 

A culinary producer and food stylist for the NBC morning ...

New Jersey Date Night: Cuddle Up with Dinner & a Movie

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

Hunkering down home-side is the rule of the day. And while chez living room is getting a little repetitive, jazzing up a stay-at-home rendez vous is definitely possible; it just takes a little creativity and a little help from the resources at hand.  Luckily, many New Jersey restaurants and shops are ...

Getting Dinner to Go? Don’t Forget the Wine

Restaurants may be unable to serve you in their dining rooms due to the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, but you can still get that beer or wine you would have ordered at a table with your takeout.

During the pandemic, restaurants are seeing an uptick in the number of alcoholic beverages they sell to go or, depending on that restaurant’s license, by delivery. The beverages must be sold in ...

New Jersey’s Wineries Struggle to Survive Coronavirus Shut Down

It’s a sunny spring weekend, the kind when hundreds of people would visit Auburn Road Vineyards in Salem County to taste wine and enjoy wood fired pizza. But on March 21, business was down to about a quarter of what they typically make as the usual stream of customers turned to a trickle of folks picking up their pies and wine to go.

As a farm, wine shop and ...

Two NJ Restaurants Help Feed Families During Uncertain Time (Updated)

Updated at 10:15 p.m.

As of Thursday evening, Stage House Tavern Restaurants in Scotch Plains and Mountainside have ended their family dinner program.

“After only one day, we realized that this need was greater than even we could handle while also adhering to experts and government directions to limit work and social gatherings,” management wrote on their websites. “For ...

New Jersey Date Night: The Healthy Social Distancing Date

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

In the course of time there have been a variety of catch phrases aimed at relationships. From being in a LAT relationship (Living Apart Together) to conscious uncoupling, couples from Sparta to Trenton and everywhere in between are subjected to a variety of labels and tag lines. The latest ...

On the Ground in Nutley, New Jersey: the Community Impact of Coronavirus Outbreak

March 30, 2020

LITTLE FALLS & NUTLEY, NJ -- John Lee, Publisher of TAPinto Nutley, spoke with Brian Brodeur of TAPintoTV to report on how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the town of Nutley, New Jersey. On March 21, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued orders to close non-essential businesses and dictated strong social distancing guidelines statewide. This piece was recorded on March 24, 2020 and ...

TAPinto Provides Platform for Local Businesses to Communicate to Customers and Community During Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media, about ways local businesses can continue to communicate with both customers and the community during the coronavirus crisis. 

In this segment taken from TAPintoTV’s weekly Sunday morning show on News 12+, Shapiro spoke with Brodeur via video conference from his home ...

TAPinto CEO Speaks About the Impact of Local News During Coronavirus Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media this week to share how TAPinto has been an invaluable source of information for readers seeking local news to learn how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their own communities. 

Shapiro, who lives in Broward County, Florida, reports that his county is one of the ...