Club Teen "NJHESAA Financial Aid Night"

This session will provide families with information on all of the Federal and State grants, scholarships and loan programs available through the FAFSA. Key information and requirements on filing the FAFSA are covered. For high school students & parents. Registration required: 908-851-5451

Wed, October 18
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/18/2017 6:00pm 10/18/2017 8:00pm America/New_York Club Teen "NJHESAA Financial Aid Night"

This session will provide families with information on all of the Federal and State grants, scholarships and loan programs available through the FAFSA. Key information and requirements on filing the FAFSA are covered. For high school students & parents. Registration required: 908-851-5451

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Feed a Hero Coming to Burnet B.B.Q

December 16, 2017

UNION, NJ - The New Jersey Veterans Network will be hosting a "Feed a Hero" event on Friday, Dec. 22, Burnet B.B.Q. at 1275 Stuyvesant Ave.
Burnet BBQ will be providing 100 free meals to veterans from 12:00 – 8:00 p.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis.
In addition, Recycled Rides and Defalco Towing are giving out a new car for a disabled veteran.  And Resorts Casino ...

Union Public Library: Youth Programs for January

UNION, NJ - The Union Public Library's schedule of youth programs for January:

Tuesday, Jan. 2:  Pre-K Story & Craft: Kick Off the New Year!

     11:00 a.m., ages 3- 5, registration required

Read stories and sing songs about shoes to ‘kick off’ 2018, followed by a fun and simple lacing craft!

Wednesdays: Let’s Play Chess ...

Holiday Magic Continues in Union Center

UNION, NJ - The Union Center SID has announced they are continuing the Holiday cheer at the Center with their Day of Holiday Magic on December 23 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Included in the days events are:

- Welcome & Warming Station at 1000A Stuyvesant Ave. for face painting and "Build a Snowman" craft

- $5 Photos with Santa at Here's The Story...Books ...

Union High School's November Female Athlete of the Month: Kayla Veloso-Lima

December 12, 2017

UNION, NJ – Kayla Veloso-Lima has been chosen Union High School’s November Female Athlete of the Month, sponsored by Service Professionals. 

Veloso-Lima, class of 2019, is a three-year starter for the women’s soccer team.  In 22 games this season, she has had 17 goals and 12 assists.

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

My favorite ...

Union High School's November Male Athlete of the Month: Andrew Sanborn

UNION, NJ - Andrew Sanborn has been chosen Union High School’s November Male Athlete of the Month, sponsored by Service Professionals. 

Sanborn, a sophomore, is Union football team’s starting quarterback.  He recorded 2,014 yards passing, a first in Union football history.

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

My favorite part of being a ...

Union's Amanda Ferrigno Performs in Coastal Carolina University's International Poetry Slam

December 7, 2017

CONWAY, SC - Amanda Ferrigno, a hospitality, resort, and tourism management major from Union performed in Coastal Carolina University's International Poetry Slam on Nov. 16 at James J. Johnson Auditorium.

The Center for Global Engagement and the International Programs Committee coordinated the event for International Week at Coastal that is celebrated Nov. 13-17. International Week is ...

Vauxhall's Eddie Freeman to Celebrate His 100th Birthday

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Senior Center will be hosting a 100th birthday celebration for Julian Edward Freeman on Friday, Dec. 22.

Freeman, affectionately known as “Eddie and Duke”, was born on December 22, 1917 in Newark.  Freeman was the third of fifteen children.

Freeman moved to Vauxhall at the age of three with his mother, Maude Margaret Vaughn and father ...

Investigators Are Seeking the Public’s Assistance in Catching a Predator

December 16, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ--Investigators are asking for assistance from the public in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for the alleged luring and sexual assault of a teenager in Elizabeth last week.

On Thursday, December 7, the Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit received a referral from the Elizabeth Police Department regarding the incident, which took place at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Clark Target Evacuated Thursday Afternoon

CLARK, NJ – Holiday shoppers heading to Target on Central Avenue in Clark arrived to find the store closed to the public as emergency responders and utility employees worked inside. 

The store was evacuated for a short time around noon to check for carbon monoxide. According to Police Chief Pedro Matos, employees working in the cafe area of the store were not feeling ...

Elizabeth Man Injured in Shooting Monday Night

ELIZABETH, NJ--Police are searching for the suspect responsible for a shooting that left a man injured in a residential community in Elizabeth's Elmora section Monday night.

Police responded to reports of shots fired in the vicinity of 728 Eaton Street shortly before 8:30 p.m.

The victim was walking on Eaton Street when an armed male suspect attempted to rob him at gunpoint according to ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 008

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll learn about a groundbreaking new clinical trial in the fight against pancreatic cancer, meet an award-winning child neurologist at Goryeb Children’s Hospital and hear about the new Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center at Atlantic Orthopedic Institute – plus stay tuned at the end to see our debut episode of the AtlantiCast Medical ...

Protect Yourself against Theft This Holiday Season

December 16, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ - As the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that a few simple steps can help reduce the risk of falling victim to theft and scams.

“Staying alert and aware of your surroundings is an effective way to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable season,” Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen said.

Union County College’s Board Member Zimmermann Named to NJCCC Executive Committee

Near by news - Union County College is pleased to announce that Mary M. Zimmermann, former Chair of the Union County College Foundation Board and member of the College’s Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, was elected to the Executive Committee of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges on Nov. 20, 2017.

The members of the Executive Committee represent the New Jersey Council of ...

Atlantic Health System Named a Best Workplace for Diversity and Best Workplace for Parents by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

Atlantic Health System, an integrated health care delivery system, today announced its national recognition by Great Place to Work® and Fortune in being named to their 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents and 2017 Best Workplaces for Diversity lists.  This is the second year in a row that the organization’s equitable, family-friendly work environments have earned a place on these ...

New Opportunity for Women Business Owners in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ--The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds women business owners that they may be eligible for discounted loans offered by the Union County Economic Development Corporation.

UCEDC has been named the exclusive New Jersey lending partner for discounted loans available to women-owned businesses, through a grant from the Tory Burch Foundation Capital Program. The ...

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When a Stroke is Possible, Experience Makes the Difference

When it comes to accurately diagnosing whether someone has suffered a stroke, “one can never be too smart,” says Dr. Gary Belt.

Belt, a stroke neurologist at Atlantic Neuroscience Institute in Overlook Medical Center, has more than three decades of experience in making those tricky diagnoses. He knows that superficial signs that seem to indicate a stroke can’t always be ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 008

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll learn about a groundbreaking new clinical trial in the fight against pancreatic cancer, meet an award-winning child neurologist at Goryeb Children’s Hospital and hear about the new Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center at Atlantic Orthopedic Institute – plus stay tuned at the end to see our debut episode of the AtlantiCast Medical ...

'It's a Wonderful Life'from film to stage to radio

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ shows surprising appeal as radio/stage production

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has selected a nostalgic and heartwarming version of the classic Frank Capra movie from the 1140’s to entertain holiday audiences. “It’s a Wonderful Life” has somehow become a classic Christmas ...

Frank Wants to Find a Forever Home Before Christmas

December 13, 2017

UNION, NJ - Meet Frank!

Frank is an 8 month old kitten! He is extremely sweet and likes to get into a little mischief from time to time. He loves toys and other cats. His eye is completely healed and does not need any further medical treatment. Frank is looking for his forever home before Christmas!

The Union Animal Shelter is located at 980 Jefferson Ave.  Hours are Monday - Saturday, ...

Butters is at the Union Animal Shelter

UNION, NJ - Meet Butters!

Butters was found as a stray. She’s about five-six months old and extremely sweet, according to the Union Animal Shelter.   She will be the perfect lap cat for any family.

The Union Animal Shelter is located at 980 Jefferson Ave.  Hours are Monday - Saturday, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.  Contact them at 908-851-5230.

 

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