'Trunk or Treat' at Union Police Department

Sat, October 31
12:30 pm — 3:30 pm
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981 Caldwell Avenue Union, NJ

Union Police Department

981 Caldwell Avenue
Union, NJ

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Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County COVID-19 Emergency Drive-Up and Walk-Up Food Distribution

December 2, 2020

Produce will be distributed on a first come-first served basis.

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County will hold an emergency drive-up and walk-up food distribution for Union County residents to aid those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, December 5, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at Warinanco Park, located in Roselle. The distribution will take place at the Skating Rink located within the ...

Wake and Funeral Information for Phil Matrale

UNION, NJ - Wake and funeral information for Phil Matrale is provided below:

The wake for Matrale will be held Friday, Nov. 27, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.  All who wish to attend the wake, must sign up via this website: www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com for reservations, additional information and donations.  

Click here to view the funeral mass live stream on Saturday, ...

Union Public Library Going Back to Curbside Only Service

UNION, NJ - Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, the Union Public Library will return to curbside service only beginning Friday, November 27. The library will be closed to the public until further notice. “The safety of the community is our number one priority, and we have many ways to continue our service while our doors are closed,” read a library statement.

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Lottery Ticket Worth $245K Sold at Linden Convenience Store

December 2, 2020

LINDEN, NJ - Did you by chance play the Jersey Cash 5 in Linden on Monday? Well you could be the holder of a winning ticket worth over $245,000.

The New Jersey Lottery commission announced on Tuesday that two lucky tickets matched the winning Jersey Cash 5 numbers drawn and one of the lucky tickets was purchased at the EZ Chek Food Store located at 1015 North Wood ...

Authorities Seek Public's Help in Identifying Woman Found Deceased in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - A composite sketch of a woman found deceased in Elizabeth earlier this year has been created by the New Jersey State Police and is being distributed to the public and media in an attempt to identify her and learn more about the circumstances behind her death, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Elizabeth Police Department Chief Giacomo Sacca and Director Earl ...

Connecticut Farms School Students and Staff Say There's Always Something to be Thankful For

December 4, 2020

UNION, NJ - While families and friends were celebrating the Thanksgiving season, possibly in a non-traditional way this year, students and teachers at Connecticut Farms Elementary School took some time to share messages of what they are thankful for.

Two slideshows were created and shared with the Connecticut Farms School community to celebrate gratitude and thankfulness to begin ...

Spanish Students (and Their Families) Learn the Bachata

UNION, NJ - Learning a new language requires understanding the customs of that culture. 

Union High School students studying Spanish with teacher Patricia Frazier learned about the popular Latin dance, bachata.  During the lesson, Frazier encouraged the students and their families to join in on the lesson.

"When learning a language, you must also learn about the customs ...

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Community Conversations: How To Win By Quitting Smoking

On the latest Community Conversation from Atlantic Health System, Dr. Stanley Fiel, Regional Chairman of Medicine, Atlantic Health System, explains why this year’s smoking cessation efforts are more important than ever.

 

Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.

 

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Dear Martin by Nic Stone. (Ember, 2017)

“Last night changed me. I don’t wanna walk around all pissed off, and looking for problems, but I know I can’t continue to pretend nothing’s wrong, Yeah, there are no more ‘colored’  water fountains, and it’s supposed to be illegal to discriminate, but if I can be forced to sit on the concrete in too-tight ...

Death of an Air Force Captain from NJ Prompts Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff

December 3, 2020

(NEW JERSEY) — On behalf of all New Jersey residents, Governor Philip D. Murphy ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of Air Force Captain Kelliann Leli of Parlin, Middlesex County, NJ. Captain Leli died November 27th in a non-combat related vehicle incident at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. Captain Leli was 30 years old.

At the time of her ...

Cooking More? How to Avoid Common Kitchen Accidents

December 5, 2020

NEW JERSEY — As people stay home to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, cooking has become a more popular pastime. But more time in the kitchen can sometimes lead to its own health risks: Cuts, burns and other accidents leading to injury.

With the holiday season underway, cooking fires are also expected to rise: Thanksgiving and Christmas days see a 250 and 59 percent increase in ...

New Jersey Date Night: Flavors of South America

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

Now that we have Thanksgiving under (or perhaps a little over) our belts, New Jerseyans have had their fill of turkey, dressing and pie. Sure it was delicious, but when the hunger pangs return for both a dinner and a date night, we want a flavorful experience that’s a bit different. 

It was great ...

Hot Toddy Recipes: 6 Variations on the Classic Holiday Cocktail

These days, enjoying a cocktail with friends can mean meeting outdoors. Want something that will warm everyone up as the evenings turn colder? Hot toddies to the rescue!

Hot toddies are traditionally made with whiskey or brandy, lemon, honey and hot water or tea. You can add different garnishes that will affect the flavor, such as apple slices, lemon wheels, star anise, cloves, a couple ...

Cranberry Farming Has a History in NJ (Thanksgiving Recipe Included)

What’s Thanksgiving without cranberries? Whether you whip up a batch of homemade chutney (see below) or open a can of jellied sauce, there’s a good chance that the famous red berry will make an appearance in some way, shape or form with your feast. Ocean Spray reports that six in 10 Americans say cranberry sauce has and always will be on their Thanksgiving table every ...

NJ Restaurants Look to ‘Bubbles’ to Stay Afloat This Winter

In a normal winter, Mhairi Robertson tries to fill the seats inside Bistro La Source, a swanky French restaurant in Jersey City. This year, she’s trying to fill bubbles.

Robertson, the manager of the restaurant, says the six plastic dining bubbles situated in the restaurant’s parking lot is an essential part of their business plan, as indoor dining is currently capped at 12 ...

Dickens Village in Maplewood NJ Celebrates the Holiday Season with New Pandemic Safety Measures

December 4, 2020

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ -- TAPintoTV's Stephanie Willoughby visited Maplewood's Dickens Village in 2019, and the community tradition of re-creating the village from Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" continues in Ricalton Square this year featuring special pandemic-related safety measures.

Dickens Village will be open to the public from 1pm - 3pm on December ...

AJ Perri Installing with Indoor Air Purifiers that Kill Coronavirus on Surfaces in the Home

TINTON FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur speaks with Kevin Watson, Manager at AJ Perri, to learn about the company’s new indoor air scrubbers proven to kill the virus that causes COVID-19 and which are now available for home installation. 

AJ Perri is a major provider of heating, air conditioning, and plumbing services to households across New Jersey.

From Behind the Camera to Interview Guest: East Main Media Director of Photography Andrew Lepley

LITTLE FALLS, NJ – Brian Brodeur is joined by Andrew Lepley, the longtime Director of Photography at East Main Media. The two spoke about Lepley’s longtime collaboration with Brodeur and his work with the team at East Main Media. 
 
Typically working behind the camera, Lepley joked about being a guest on TAPintoTV. “This is an odd place for me and also makes me very ...