Meditation

Instructor Bindu Bhatt has practiced meditation for over 3 decades and looks forward to sharing her insight with you.  No experience or reservation necessary.

 

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  1. Adult Services
  2. 908-851-5450 x3
  3. Reference@uplnj.org
Thu, November 21
11:30 am — 12:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 11/21/2019 11:30am 11/21/2019 12:30pm America/New_York Meditation

Instructor Bindu Bhatt has practiced meditation for over 3 decades and looks forward to sharing her insight with you. No experience or reservation necessary.


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Union's Santa in Blue Toy Drive Underway

November 18, 2019

UNION, NJ - Union will once again be hosting the Santa in Blue Toy Drive to benefit families in need this holiday season.

The yearly event has collected thousands of toys and is a time-honored tradition with township administration, the Township of Union Police Department and the community.

In the spirit of giving, organizers are asking for new, unwrapped toys for children newborn to ...

Have You Seen Brody? Missing Since Thursday

ELIZABETH, NJ - This pup was adopted recently from the Elizabeth shelter. The owner states that he ran out of the house on Hillside Rd. on Thursday the 14th. around 3:30 p.m. He was seen on Magie Avenue and then again on North Avenue by the Colombian bakery.

Owners also noted that he is on the small side and very friendly. His name is Brody, however, he may not know his name too well ...

Holiday Shopping Idea: Library Bag Sale

UNION, NJ - The Friends of the Union Public Library will be hosting a "Library Bag Sale", beginning November 25 through December 23.  

Buy a bag for $10 and fill it or buy items individually -- books, DVDs, CDs and more on sale for adults and children.  The Union Public Library Main Branch is located at 1980 Morris Avenue; the Vauxhall Branch at 123 Hilton Avenue, ...

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Good News in Union Schools (Nov. 11 - Nov. 15)

UNION, NJ - Here's just a few things that happened in Union's schools this week:

Hannah Caldwell celebrated World Kindness Day and Fred Rogers Cardigan Day. We wanted to capture the spirit of kindness so staff dressed in cardigans in honor of the late Fred Rogers. In classrooms, students discussed how we can be kind like Mister Rogers. We read stories about kindness and watched an ...

This Week in Union Schools (Nov. 4 - 8)

UNION, NJ - Here's just a few things that happened in Union's schools this week:

Union High School:

Homecoming Dance

The Homecoming dance was Saturday Night at UHS was a huge success! The kids had a great time and danced the night away!

There will be a Food Drive where students can obtain community service hours. See Mr. Mott, Mrs. Brooks and Mrs. Rosales for ...

Meet Claas Ehlers: Three Questions with the Newest Member of the Overlook Medical Center Community Advisory Board

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers has been appointed to the Community Advisory Board of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, one of the region’s premier providers of health care and home to some of the state’s top physicians.

The board provides a way for the community to help guide Overlook’s development and support its efforts to provide exceptional care.

The Breakthrough Treatment Center - Leading the Fight Against Cancer: AtlantiCast Episode 30

On the latest AtlantiCast, see how the Breakthrough Treatment Center is helping Atlantic Health System lead in the fight against cancer, learn how you can access Atlantic Health System services from everywhere with Atlantic Anywhere, find out if your child has “text neck” and much more!

 

Union Student Selected to Participate in the 2019 Debutante Leadership Program

November 11, 2019

Essex County, NJ – “Preparing the Next Global Servant Leader” is this year’s theme for the Essex County (NJ) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated’s ~ 2019 Debutante Leadership Program and 14th Biennial Emerald & Ivory Debutante Cotillion.

Janeyce Soncerea McCray of Union, who attends Kent Place School, will be amongst twenty girls selected from seven New Jersey ...

Scenes from The Red Carpet Screening of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theater

November 18, 2019

CRANFORD, NJ -- Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore (The Irishman and HBO's The Deuce) and writer-director Spencer T. Folmar hosted a red carpet screening of the film “Shooting Heroin” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the newly reopened Cranford Movie Theater.

Folmar told the audience that he was inspired to write the movie after seeing the effect of the opioid epidemic ...

Cranford Movie Theatre Reopens Friday

CRANFORD - The Cranford Movie Theatre, located in the heart of Downtown Cranford, will reopen its doors on Friday, November 8th.

Jesse Sayegh, owner of the Cranford Movie Theatre and the Westfield Rialto, said he was caught by surprise when New Vision Cinemas LLC, which operated the cinemas in Union County, left the Rialto Theatre more than 16 months before ...

Lawsuit: NJ Trooper Was Texting Moments Before Crash That Killed Teenage Girl on Central Ave in 2017

November 13, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — The state police trooper who hit a 14-year-old Westfield girl while driving on Central Avenue in 2017 was texting in the moments leading up the fatal crash, evidence contained in the court record for a civil lawsuit against the trooper shows.

While investigators cleared state Trooper Alexander Gelfand of criminal charges at the time, the lawsuit filed by the family of the ...

Scotch Plains-Based Actor Garry Pastore Will Host NJ Premiere of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theatre on Nov. 14

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Shooting Heroin, a film with an all-star cast, including Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore, motion picture dealing with the drug epidemic makes its New Jersey premiere when it hits the big screen on Thursday Nov. 14 at the newly reopened Cranford Theatre.

Related: Cranford Movie Theatre Reopens Friday

In attendance will be police chiefs, officers and DEA agents ...

Shared Spaces Help a Small New Jersey Baking Business Rise

November 20, 2019

Two years ago, Erica Leahy left her job as a pastry chef and started baking for friends and family.  After getting her company going in a shared commercial kitchen, or kitchen “incubator,” today she owns Three Daughters Baking Company, and will soon run a café inside an innovative new store in Maplewood.

As one of the entrepreneurs at General Store Cooperative ...

The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

New Jersey Date Night: Get Lost in the Game at These Sports Bars

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

Cheering on the home team is more fun when there’s two of you. And with football, basketball and hockey in full swing, there’s practically something happening every night.

It may not be possible for you and your date to go to every live game, but luckily our state offers a plethora of sports ...

Recipe from the Farm: Erin Headley’s Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

John and Erin Headley operate a small cranberry bog deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. John works with the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension in Washington Township, Burlington County, where researchers from Rutgers University work to combat pest and disease problems and study the many health benefits of cranberries.

Cranberries are a family ...

Harvest Time for Cranberries in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens

Growing cranberries is a family business in New Jersey, with a lifestyle that involves intense work during a growing season, nurturing plants and flooding fields for gathering fruit. Nobody knows this better than Bill Cutts, one of three generations of family members who are now reaping the harvest deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.

The Cutts family has been farming blueberries and ...

Board of Education Member Thanks Union Voters

November 11, 2019

I would like to thank the residents of Union for taking the time on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, to vote.

I am extremely thankful and humbled by the support and confidence shown by the voters of Union. Thank you for allowing me the privilege of serving another 3 years. I will continue to work diligently for the students of our district, as I did for my students throughout my 40 year teaching ...

NJ Senate President Sweeney Discusses Statewide Vaping Ban & Marijuana Legalization on State of Affairs

November 20, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Steve Adubato sat down with New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney on State of Affairs to discuss the path forward to marijuana legalization and a new push to ban vaping across the state. 

“It’s an epidemic right now,” Sweeney said, about the vaping crisis. “People are getting sick. It’s worse than cigarettes because cigarettes have a ...

Fort Lee Mayor Moderates Media Panel at NJ League of Municipalities Conference

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s annual New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, Mark Sokolich, Mayor of Fort Lee, NJ, moderated the panel, “Media Strategies: Tips & Tools for the 21st Century.” Presenters at the panel were Michael Shapiro, the CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net; Robin Dente, Assistant Business Administrator & Community Affairs Coordinator of ...

New Denville NJ Recycling Program Benefits Both the Environment and the Economy

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently attended the New Jersey League of Municipalities’ Annual Conference and caught up with Steven Ward, Business Administrator of Denville, NJ. Ward discussed some of the township’s latest initiatives, including a new recycling program that helps both the local economy and the environment. 

The recent collapse of the international recycling ...