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Thu, October 18, 3:00 PM

In Front of Town Hall, Union

Union Farmers Market

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Union Farmers Market

Join us as we kick off our 2018 Farmers Market Season as we bring back local favorites and add more new vendors! This season, don't forget you can buy your produce and goods while enjoying the day with family and friends while listening to Trusol Music starting at 4pm on June 21st and other local artist on select Thursdays!

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Ort Farms, Soul Bowls, Tropical Taste ...

1976 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, October 18, 4:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Alphabet Soup Storytime: Stretchy Stories

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 4:00pm 10/18/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Alphabet Soup Storytime: Stretchy Stories

Jump into reading with UPL! We explore phonics, letter recognition, and numbers all while reading fun stories, singing songs, and making new friends! Ages 4-6, registration required for 10/4 (pumpkin craft) & 10/18 (Stretchy Stories, a yoga & movement based storytime) programs: 908-851-5450 x3. Please note: no program will be held on 10/25.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, October 18, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Off the Shelf Book Discussion: "A Warrior of the ...

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 7:00pm 10/18/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Off the Shelf Book Discussion: "A Warrior of the People"

The group will discuss "A Warrior of the People" by Joe Starita. New members always welcome. Please contact the Reference Desk if you need help obtaining a copy of the book.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 19, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Toddler Tales Storytime

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 10:30am 10/19/2018 11:00am America/New_York Toddler Tales Storytime

Fridays at 10:20am. Enjoy stories, singing, and movement, following a different theme each week! Ages 2-4 years, no registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 19, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Toddler Tales Storytime

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 10:30am 10/19/2018 11:00am America/New_York Toddler Tales Storytime

Fridays at 10:20am. Enjoy stories, singing, and movement, following a different theme each week! (The 9/21 session will focus on music & movement) Ages 2-4 years, no registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 19, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Sci-Fri: Candy Challenge

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 3:30pm 10/19/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Sci-Fri: Candy Challenge

Explore the basics of physics and engineering using candy treats. The biggest challenge may be not eating all the candy first! Ages 8-12, registration required: 908-851-5450 x3.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 19, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

SciFi Candy Challenge

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 3:30pm 10/19/2018 4:30pm America/New_York SciFi Candy Challenge

Explore the basics of physics and engineering using candy treats. The biggest challenge may be not eating all the candy first.

Ages 8-12

Registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 19, 6:00 PM

Columbian Club, Union

Union's Veteran's Alliance Memorial Day Parade ...

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 6:00pm 10/19/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Union's Veteran's Alliance Memorial Day Parade Dinner/Dance

1034 Jeanette Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, October 20, 11:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Drop-in Craft

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 11:30am 10/20/2018 12:30pm America/New_York Drop-in Craft

Paint your own autumn tree using cotton swabs to celebrate the fall season! All ages, no registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, October 20, 12:00 PM

Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church and other locations around Union County, Union

Union History Comes Alive During “Four Centuries ...

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00pm 10/20/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Union History Comes Alive During “Four Centuries in a Weekend”

UNION, NJ – Union’s Caldwell Parsonage, Connecticut Farms Church and the Liberty Hall Museum are all featured as part of Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History.”

The Caldwell Parsonage, at 909 Caldwell Avenue, is an American Revolutionary site that will feature a re-enactor portraying the “Fighting ...

888 Stuyvesant Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, October 20, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Raconteur Radio Presents: Frankenstein

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 2:00pm 10/20/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Raconteur Radio Presents: Frankenstein

Join us as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein’s publication with a chilling performance by Raconteur Radio!

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083
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Sun, October 21, 12:00 PM

Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church and other locations around Union County, Union

Union History Comes Alive During “Four Centuries ...

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 12:00pm 10/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Union History Comes Alive During “Four Centuries in a Weekend”

UNION, NJ – Union’s Caldwell Parsonage, Connecticut Farms Church and the Liberty Hall Museum are all featured as part of Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History.”

The Caldwell Parsonage, at 909 Caldwell Avenue, is an American Revolutionary site that will feature a re-enactor portraying the “Fighting ...

888 Stuyvesant Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Sun, October 21, 2:00 PM

Town Hall Parking Lot, Union

2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Salsa ...

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 2:00pm 10/21/2018 7:00pm America/New_York 2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Salsa Explosion

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union will be hosting a 2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Salsa Explosion - on Sunday, October 21.

The celebration will feature Orquesta Clave Y Sabor, Group MK DanceStudio; DJ Lenin in the Mix and The Group Otto Show. Food vendors will include Gusto Y Sabor Colombiano, El Lechon De Negron and the Mexi Boys.

The event will be held in the parking lot in front ...

1976 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Mon, October 22, 12:00 PM

Union Senior Center, union

Chair Yoga

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2018 12:00pm 10/22/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Chair Yoga

UNION, NJ - Check out Union Senior Center's Chair Yoga days.

Beginning on Monday, Sept. 10 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., join yoga instructor Kathleen Leary. Yoga sessions will be held every Monday from then until October 22, excluding October 8th.

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. While increasing strength, ...

968 Bonnel Court union, NJ 07088
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Mon, October 22, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Construction Zone

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2018 3:30pm 10/22/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Construction Zone

Learn, play, and build with us every Monday using Legos, K'Nex, and more! All ages, no registration required!

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Mon, October 22, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Hilton Readers Book Discussion Group

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2018 6:00pm 10/22/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Hilton Readers Book Discussion Group

The group will read "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue. Feel free to bring your dinner.

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Tue, October 23, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Pre-K STEM Story & Craft: "Fall"

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 11:00am 10/23/2018 11:30am America/New_York Pre-K STEM Story & Craft: "Fall"

Ages 3-6. Please register at 908-851-5451.

123 Hilton Avenue Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Tue, October 23, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Tuesday at 2 Movie: "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" ...

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 2:00pm 10/23/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Tuesday at 2 Movie: "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" (2018)

2018, Musical/Comedy. Starring Lily James, Amanda Seyfried. Rated PG-13, 114 mins. ©Universal Pictures.

Doors open at 1:50; elevator access is available.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, October 23, 4:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

The W.H.O. (We Help Others) Club: Greeting Cards

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 4:30pm 10/23/2018 5:30pm America/New_York The W.H.O. (We Help Others) Club: Greeting Cards

Join us each month for a new service project. This month, we're writing appreciation letters to military recruits, veterans, and first responders through Operation Gratitude! Ages 5+, no registration required.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, October 24

Union

Recycle: Glass / Plastic / Tin

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 12:00am 10/25/2018 12:00am America/New_York Recycle: Glass / Plastic / Tin

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Half-Day for Union Students Wednesday

February 19, 2019

UNION, NJ - Union schools will have a half-day on Wednesday in anticipation of a wintery mix.

According to a voice message sent to parents on Tuesday evening, "all Township of Union Public Schools will operate on a half-day schedule tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 20, due to the impending snow storm."

The Half-Day Dismissal Schedule is as follows:

Union High School: 11:35

Burnet ...

Weather Watch: Another Round of Mixed Precipitation Moving In Tomorrow

UNION, NJ — Unsettled weather is expected to arrive tonight, bringing snow midday on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has announced a Winter Storm Watch from noon on Wednesday to 6:00 a.m. on Thursday for the Union area. Weather experts are calling 3-4 inches of snow and sleet before turning to rain on Thursday morning. 

Here is its latest ...

Just “ASK”, Information about Senior Services in Union County, at Union Public Library Feb. 26

UNION, NJ – Union residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age 60 and older will have an opportunity to visit the Union Public Library on Tuesday, February 26, to speak with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services Division on Aging through ASK, the Aging Services Kiosk community outreach program.

Staff will be on hand at the Union Public ...

Quote of the Day

February 17, 2019

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

- Maya Angelou

Carlton Matara of Union makes Dean's List at RIT

February 16, 2019

ROCHESTER, NY - Carlton Matara of Union was named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the 2018 Fall Semester. Matara is in the computer engineering program.

Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for Dean's List if their term GPA is greater than or equal to 3.400; they do not have any grades of "Incomplete", "D" or ...

Four From Union Make Stockton University Fall 2018 Dean's List

Galloway, NJ – The following students from Union made the Dean’s list at Stockton University for the Fall 2018 semester: 

Jocelynne Andrade, junior Health Science major 

Agnes Cancio, junior Health Science major 

Michael Lescano, junior Exercise Science major 

Tamara Thompson, senior Health Science major 

Stockton ...

Ha-Nhi Mai Named to Fall 2018 Dean's List at Hofstra University

HEMPSTEAD, NY - Ha-Nhi Mai of Union, NJ excelled during the Fall 2018 semester, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean's List

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick ...

Union County Administrative Services Michael Yuska Resigns After Nearly 20 Years

February 17, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County Director of Administrative Services Michael Yuska is leaving his position after 20 years with the county.

“We wish to congratulate Director of Administrative Services Michael Yuska on his retirement, and commend him for his many years of outstanding service and leadership during his years of employment with the County of Union,” Freeholder ...

How Union County Supports Immigrants, Residents 60 and Up

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County officials are considering initiatives designed to benefit immigrants and residents 60 and older.

There are around 2 million immigrants in New Jersey, comprising just over one-fifth of the state’s population, the most recent Census Bureau estimates available show. We Are One New Jersey helps some of these immigrants navigate the American ...

How Union County Supports Immigrants, Residents 60 and Up

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County officials are considering initiatives designed to benefit immigrants and residents 60 and older.

There are around 2 million immigrants in New Jersey, comprising just over one-fifth of the state’s population, the most recent Census Bureau estimates available show. We Are One New Jersey helps some of these immigrants navigate the American ...

Kawameeh Middle School Students to Perform "Aladdin, Jr."

February 14, 2019

UNION, NJ - Students at Kawameeh Middle School are in rehearsals for their upcoming performance of Disney's "Aladdin, Jr.".

Tickets are $10.  The performances will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28, Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2.  The shows begin at 7:00 p.m.  Kawameeh Middle School is located at 400 David Terrace.

Burnet Middle School Students to Perform "The Wiz, Jr."

UNION, NJ - The Burnet Middle School Performing Arts Company is set to perform "The Wiz, Jr." on March 15, 16 and 17.

The play is adapted from "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum.  Tickets are $10.  The performances will run on Friday, March 15, and Saturday, March 16, at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Burnet Middle School, 1000 Caldwell ...

St. Michael's School Students Create STEM Projects With Aim to Help Solve Real-Life Global Problems

UNION, NJ – Engineers, teachers and other local Catholic high school students came out to St. Michael’s Parish School recently to judge their STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) projects.

Taking first place in the competition was the sixth-grade ‘H2O Water Works’ project.  The team focused on clean water and sanitation. They created a water ...

Prosecutor: Westfield Man Had Over 4,000 Child Pornography Files

February 14, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ – Authorities have recovered more than 4,000 files depicting children in sexual acts from a local man’s electronics, the Union County Prosecutor said Wednesday.

Officers arrested Gregory L. Brown at his home in the 300 block of John Street Wednesday morning and charged him with first-degree possession of child pornography with the intent to distribute, second-degree ...

Pennsylvania State Police Give Update On the Roadside Homicide of a Roselle Park Man

HARRISBURG, PA - The Pennsylvania State Police in Harrisburg has given an update in the roadside homicide case involving a Roselle Park man to reveal a time frame of the incident. 

Troopers continue to investigate a Homicide that took the life of 46-year-old Tyrone M. Shaw of Roselle Park, on Monday evening on I-81 North at mile marker 75.4, West Hanover Township, Dauphin ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 24

On this week’s AtlantiCast, meet the newest chairman of the American Hospital Association, learn about a breakthrough in heart surgery at Morristown Medical Center, celebrate a year of innovation at Atlantic Health System and see some tips to stay flu free.

 

Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher

Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher. (Hanover Square Press, 2018)

 

The point of view from which a novel is told influences the reader’s perception of events, until we decide whether or not to trust the narrator. I wouldn’t classify Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to ...

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. (Harper, 2018)

 

Twelve million civilians died in the death camps in Europe during World War II. Six million victims were of the Jewish faith; the other six millions were comprised of political prisoners, gypsies, homosexuals, Catholics, and the mentally and physically handicapped. For each of those 12 million people, extraordinary stories ...

"My Very Own British Invasion" is short on plot

‘My Very Own British Invasion’ is short on plot, but long on rock

By Liz Keill

MILLBURN, NJ – Paper Mill Playhouse is putting on a rollicking, rock and roll extravaganza in its premier production of  “My Very Own British Invasion.”

We start with a fast and furious tribute to the Beatles, like “I Saw Her Standing There” and move on to ...

Springfield Remembered: Tragic Fire Claims Four

February 6, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - It was rainy evening with temperatures just below freezing on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 5, 1939, and all seemed quiet and normal in the Perkins’ two-story wood frame home at 500 Mountain Avenue in Springfield.

The Perkins Family

The Perkins family were just an average Springfield family trying to make ends meet in the final year of the Great Depression. James ...

Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

‘Cooked & Uncorked’ Festival to Showcase NJ Firefighters’ Culinary Talents

These firefighters don’t just put out flames — they use them to make duck confit-stuffed ravioli with bacon and English pea puree. That’s how South Orange Local 24 won the gourmet category during last year’s Cooked & Uncorked food and wine festival, which is coming up for the 9th time this month on Feb. 25 in Edison, NJ.

Hosted by the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual ...

New Jersey Date Night: Cupid’s Singles Throw-Down

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

Sometimes Cupid has an off day with his marksmanship. Maybe his arrow hit you once or twice, however it didn’t go deep enough to stick long-term. Or maybe you just haven’t been it the right place at the right time for Cupid to get the perfect aim. Regardless, the singles who’ve yet to ...

10 Ways to Enjoy Maple Sugaring in New Jersey This Month

February marks the annual maple sugar harvest in New Jersey. We found 10 places where you can learn the sweet truth behind this local treat.

Maple sugaring has been around since Native Americans began taking sap from the trees. The activity has evolved throughout the centuries from shooting arrows at a tree to drilling a hole into the trunk with a spile, which is a small, wooden ...

11th Annual Mustard Seed Dinner Dance Gala to Benefit Disabled Children Will Take Place March 9th

February 19, 2019

PATERSON, NJ -- The Mustard Seed Children’s 11th Annual Dinner Dance Gala will be held on March 9th at the Valley Regency in Clifton, beginning at 7pm. The event is a fundraiser for the Mustard Seed Community in the Dominican Republic, which supports orphan children with both physical and mental disabilities.

Mustard Seed Communities is an international nonprofit organization dedicated ...

Experience Colonial America at The Dey Mansion: George Washington Headquarters

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Presidents Day, TAPintoTV visited the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War.

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen County Militia during the Revolutionary War, ...

Oscar Shorts: Celebrate the Underdog Film Festival Marks 10th Anniversary in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- This Saturday, February 16 at Buzz Aldrin Middle School, you can have the chance to watch all of the short films nominated for Academy Awards. The “Oscar Shorts: Celebrate the Underdog” Film Festival is marking its 10th year of showing these short films, which is prior to the Oscar broadcast on February 24.

“People can come, they can learn something ...