Crazy 8s Math Club

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Math Club where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club! Please note that this is an 8-week program.
Tuesdays at 4:30PM: 3rd-5th Grades (4/17-6/5)
Thursday at 4:30PM: K-2nd Grades (4/19-6/7)

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  1. Emily Macleod
  2. 908-851-5450 ext. 3
Thu, April 26
4:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 04/26/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Crazy 8s Math Club

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Math Club where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club! Please note that this is an 8-week program.
Tuesdays at 4:30PM: 3rd-5th Grades (4/17-6/5)
Thursday at 4:30PM: K-2nd Grades (4/19-6/7)

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Union Announces Plans for Fourth of July Spectacular

May 25, 2018

UNION, NJ – The Township of Union has announced plans for the 2018 Fourth of July Spectacular.

“There is nothing more patriotic than the coming together with your neighbors, family and friends to celebrate this great country,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas. “This is truly a hometown experience we look forward to every year.”

The Fourth of July schedule of ...

Soapbox Derby Open to Union Boys & Girls 8-12

 UNION, NJ - Registration for Union's 11th Annual All-American Soapbox Derby opens June 4.

The Soapbox Derby is open to children between 8 - 12 years old, no taller than 5' and no more than 100 pounds.  The Derby will take place on Wednesday, July 4, at 10:00 a.m. on Stuyvesant Avenue, at Mountainview and Tyler Ave.

Children must be accompanied by a parent and have a ...

'Movies Under the Stars' Set to Begin with "The Emjoi Movie" on June 15

UNION, NJ – Union’s Movies Under the Stars returns for its fourth year, kicking off with The Emoji Movie on June 15.

“Going to the movies is a great all-American past time,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas. “The Township’s Movies in the Park combine everything we love about movie nights with the beautiful weather that comes with the warmer ...

Union High School's April Female Athlete of the Month: Chidumga Nkulume

May 15, 2018

UNION, NJ – Union High School sophomore Chidumga Nkulume, a member of the Girls Track and Field, has been named April’s Athlete of the Month.

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

My favorite part about being a high school athlete is the attention. Everywhere you go, people know your important. It’s a really good confidence booster and it ...

Stephanie Eordanidis Graduates Cum Laude from Kean University

May 24, 2018

UNION, NJ - Stephanie Eordanidis has graduated Cum Laude from Kean University with a Major in Computer Science and Minor in Asian Studies.  Eordanidis was on the Dean’s List for all but one semester. She studied at the prestigious Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan for a semester. 

Eordanidis was a member of Lambda Sigma Alpha and also a founding member and President for two ...

Chibuike Obinnakwelu honored at YSU's Student Awards Banquet

YOUNGSTOWN, OH - Chibuike Obinnakwelu of Union was one of 65 students given special recognition at Youngstown State University's annual Student Awards Banquet. Obinnakwelu, a junior Exercise Science PT Track major, received the Presidential Mentor award in recognition of serving as a presidential mentor.

The event was sponsored by YSU Student Government, Student Experience and Student ...

Rae-Yanna Johnson Graduates from York College of Pennsylvania on May 12

YORK, PA (05/17/2018)-- Rae-Yanna Johnson of Union, NJ, 07083 graduated Cum Laude from York College of Pennsylvania on May 12. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

A private college located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,600 undergraduate students. The ...

Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Pedestrian in North Plainfield

May 16, 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  A 58-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early Tuesday morning on Watchung Ave.

The incident occurred at 1 a.m. as the victim, identified as Jose Humberto Burgos, a resident of Plainfield, was crossing the street, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Burgos was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University ...

An Evening of Career Explorations at Union High School

May 18, 2018

UNION, NJ - The Union High School PTA and Counseling Department will be hosting a 'Career Explorations' workshop on Monday, May 14.

Guest speakers will present a day in the life of their career and discuss training they have acquired.  A question and answer period will follow.

The event begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Union High School Library.

Burnet Middle School Hosts Poetry Workshop for Eighth Grade Students

Union, NJ – Burnet Middle School students in Erik Gabriel’s classes recently immersed themselves in the art form of figurative language to foster mastery of the tools of poetic writing.

The students moved through the unit surveying classical poets; those poets students could identify with in the contemporary world.  Classical and new age hip-hop allowed the students to ...

Livingston School PTA to Host Makeup Night

UNION, NJ - The Livingston School PTA will be hosting a Makeup Night on Wednesday, May 16.

The event will include makeup tips and tricks for the summer.  Learn from professional makeup artists Erica Jubin from Laura Mercier, Karinna Cabangon from NARS and Livingston parent Nicole Famarin.

Light refreshments and snacks will be served.  The event is for adults only.  There will ...

Jefferson School: Meetings Set for Incoming 5th Grade Students

UNION, NJ - Meetings have been scheduled for incoming 5th grade students to Jefferson School.  

Parents and students are invited (no siblings).  The meetings are set for Tuesday, June 5, in the Jefferson School Auditorium.  Sessions are scheduled by elementary school:

6:00 - 6:45 - Battle Hill, Connecticut Farms, Hannah Caldwell

7:00 - 7:45 - Franklin, Livingston, ...

Town Mourns After Westfield Detective Eric Lieberman of Roselle Park Dies Suddenly

May 23, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Mayor Shelley Brindle called for a moment of silence at Tuesday night’s town council meeting to remember Westfield Police Detective Eric Lieberman, who she said died suddenly Tuesday morning at his home in Roselle Park.

Lieberman was a 25-year veteran of the police department, Brindle said, and father of two. His father, John, is also a veteran of the Westfield PD, ...

Fallout Continues from Lawsuit Against Mountainside; Police Chief on Administrative Leave

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Police Chief Allan Attanasio is the latest member of the police department to suffer repercussions from a complaint filed against the borough on May 11.  Attanasio, who is not named as a defendant in the lawsuit, was “placed on administrative leave,” on Thursday by Borough Administrator and former Police Chief James Debbie, said  Lt. Joseph ...

South Orange Village President Issues Statement About Traffic Stop of School Board Member

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Village President Sheena Collum issued a statement on Thursday, addressing a video in which South Orange Maplewood School Board member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad appeared to suggest that she would contact South Orange Village President Sheena Collum in regards to a traffic stop by police.

Lawson-Muhammad is heard on the video asking if the officer is from ...

News from South Orange: Video Shows School Board Member In Altercation With Police at Traffic Stop

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Maplewood School Board Member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad got into an altercation with a South Orange police officer who stopped her for speeding last month, in which she used profanity, complained when she was issued a ticket and called South Orange Police Chief Kyle Kroll “a skinhead cop.”

Lawson-Muhammad also appeared to suggest that she would ...

Union County Honors the Roselle Catholic High School Girls Basketball Team

May 25, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholders Angela R. Garretson and Mohamed S. Jalloh presented a resolution to the players and coaches of the Roselle Catholic High School Lady Lions Girls Basketball Team congratulating them on winning the 2018 Union County Tournament Championship.

The team was joined by Assemblywoman Linda Carter. The Lady ...

Chair Yoga at Union Public Library begins in June

Libraries Rock!  Join us at the Union Public Library this summer on Wednesday mornings June 20-August 15 10:15am-11am for CHAIR YOGA.

Spend a relaxing morning at the library, with local yoga instructor Soumya Pandey. No experience necessary, classes are free and open to the public.

The library is located at 1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083.

Union County Clerk Extends Office Hours, June 2nd for Primary Election Voters Using Mail-In Ballots

ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that her Main Office in Elizabeth will be open for special hours on Saturday, June 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for voters seeking last-minute mail-in ballots. Ms. Rajoppi’s Annex Office in Westfield will also be open for ballots on June 2 for its regular Saturday hours of 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

“Any voter can use a ...

Columns

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!

 

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...

The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani (Ballentine Books, 2005)

            The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani, a New York Times best selling author, was recommended to me by a young woman who actually came from the town of Roseto, Pennsylvania, the place where the novel is set. “The author did such a wonderful job of describing how the town actually is,” said the young lady.

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin's Press, 2018)

            What is the “final frontier” on the Earth's surface? Many people would say Alaska, the 49th state, which was added to the United States fifty years ago. Once one has traveled to that remote land, it is impossible to forget the magnificence of the terrain and beasts. Floating by ship in Glacier Bay, surrounded by ...

'Turning Off the Morning News' brings comic twist

‘Turning Off the Morning News’ tackles today’s issues with a comic twist

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, N J – Despite the late night comics, no one quite captures the insanity of the political/social status world like Christopher Durang.

His latest play, “Turning off the Morning News” hit the ground running.  John Pankow as Jimmy addresses the audience, ...

'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sustains Timeless Appeal

SUMMIT, NJ – The Summit Playhouse provides a stellar production of a much loved classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

The Harper Lee novel, later a Gregory Peck film and now a stage production, retains all the warmth, intensity and integrity that made it such an appealing hit in the 1960s. And there will be a new production on Broadway in December with a script by Aaron Sorkin ...

How To Write An Awesome Marketing Plan - In Just 6 Steps

May 24, 2018

The success of any business depends on the existence of a business plan along with a strategic marketing plan. A business plan is the one that is meticulously prepared, at times leaving out the all-important marketing plan. But, businesses must understand the importance of a marketing blueprint.  The fundamental principle that businesses should follow, to be successful, is to have the ...

Vehicular Homicide Charges for Driver of Paramus School Bus

May 25, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The driver of a school bus involved in a crash on Route 80 last week that killed two people faces two counts of second-degree vehicular homicide/death by auto, it was announced today.

The driver, Hudy Muldrow, 77, of Woodland Park, attempted to make an illegal U-Turn on the highway in an attempt to find his way to Waterloo Village, the planned destination of the bus that was ...

Tour of Somerville Weekend: Quarter-Mile Sprints Add High-Speed Dynamic

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The grand daddy of ‘em  all, the 75-year-old Tour of Somerville 50-mile bicycle race, anchors a weekend of world class cycling in Bound Brook and downtown Somerville May 24-28, with a new event added Sunday night to draw more spectators downtown.

Spectators this year will see an additional day of racing beginning with the Bound Brook Criterium on ...

Letters to the Editor

Why I Support Peter Jacob For Congress 2018

May 22, 2018

I strongly urge all registered Democrats or Unaffiliated to vote for Peter Jacob in the NJ-7 primary on 6/5. Peter has name recognition and the experience running one of the most cost effective congressional campaigns in the U.S. during 2016, an example that he walks the talk to get big money out of politics. In addition, his support for health care for all, a $15 minimum wage, free tuition at ...