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Wed, May 23, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Babies in the Library

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Add to My Calendar 05/23/2018 10:30am 05/23/2018 11:00am America/New_York Babies in the Library

Spend this special time with baby singing songs & rhymes, listening to stories, followed by free play & socialization. Newborns-18 months. No registration required.

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, May 23, 1:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Qello Film Concert: "Billy Joel"

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Add to My Calendar 05/23/2018 1:00pm 05/23/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Qello Film Concert: "Billy Joel"


1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, May 23, 4:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

ShopRite Kids Cuisine

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Add to My Calendar 05/23/2018 4:00pm 05/23/2018 5:00pm America/New_York ShopRite Kids Cuisine

Learn about nutrition and make some delicious and easy snacks with our visiting ShopRite Registered Dietitian! Ages 6+; Registration opens on 5/9: 908-851-5450 x3

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, May 24, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

International Film: "Ushpizin"

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Add to My Calendar 05/24/2018 2:00pm 05/24/2018 3:45pm America/New_York International Film: "Ushpizin"

Israel, 92 mins

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, May 24, 3:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Tween DIY: Flying Objects

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/24/2018 3:00pm 05/24/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Tween DIY: Flying Objects

Register at 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Ave Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Thu, May 24, 4:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Preschool Storytime

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Add to My Calendar 05/24/2018 4:00pm 05/24/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Preschool Storytime

Jump into school readiness with UPL! We explore phonics, letter recognition, and numbers while reading fun stories and making new friends! Ages 4-6, no registration required.

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, May 25, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Toddler Time

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Add to My Calendar 05/25/2018 10:30am 05/25/2018 11:00am America/New_York Toddler Time

Enjoy stories, singing, and movement, following a different theme each week. The 5/18 session will be Music & Movement. 18 months-3 years. No registration required.

1980 Morris Ave. Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, May 25, 12:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Teen Cuisine: BBQ Side Dishes

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Add to My Calendar 05/25/2018 12:30pm 05/25/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Teen Cuisine: BBQ Side Dishes

May is National Barbecue Month, plus this weekend is the unofficial start of summer, so let's make some BBQ side dishes! Supplies will be provided. Ages 13+ Registration required: 908-851-5450 x3

1980 Morris Ave Union, NJ 07083 Union, NJ 07083
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Sat, May 26, 1:30 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Lunch and a Family Movie: "Paddington 2"

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Add to My Calendar 05/26/2018 1:30pm 05/26/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Lunch and a Family Movie: "Paddington 2"

Join us for a screening of "Paddington 2" (2017) Bring your own lunch, and we'll supply the popcorn & a beverage. Parents must be present. All ages; Registration ongoing: 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Ave Vauxhall, NJ 07088 Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Tue, May 29, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Pre-K Interactive Learning Time: “Puzzles, ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/29/2018 11:00am 05/29/2018 11:30am America/New_York Pre-K Interactive Learning Time: “Puzzles, Coloring, Memory & other fun activities“

Register at 908-851-5451

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Wed, May 30, 6:15 PM

Millburn High School (Back grass fields), Millburn

Millburn Color Run

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Add to My Calendar 05/30/2018 6:15pm 05/30/2018 7:45pm America/New_York Millburn Color Run

Join Millburn High School Key Club on Wednesday, May 30th at 6:15pm for its 2nd Annual Color Run!! Key Club is partnering with the MHS Senior Class of 2018 to generate participation and raise even more money for charity. At the run, there will be music, an ice-cream truck, pizza, custom Color Run t-shirts, sunglasses, cool pictures, and of course, COLOR! Proceeds will be split between the ...

462 Millburn Avenue Millburn, NJ 07041

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The Week Ahead in Union

June 25, 2018

UNION, NJ - Happenings in Union this week:

Monday, 6/25

Union Township Active Retirees (Monday Club), 10:00 a.m., Senior Center
Let's Create: Rock Art, 1:00 p.m., Union Public Library
Construction Zone, 3:30 p.m., Union Public Library
Read to Waldi, 4:15 p.m., Union Public Library
Hilton Readers Book Discussion Group - Closing Ceremony, 6:00 p.m., Vauxhall Public ...

Construction Update on Vauxhall Ave. Bridge, Chestnut St. Bridge and Morris Avenue Work

UNION, NJ – A CodeRed alert about road construction, the resulting congestion, and what can be expected, was sent to residents Tuesday morning.

The message said the work on these state roads is being performed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  The message outlined the following work scheduled for June and July:

The Vauxhall Bridge over Route 22.  Work ...

The Week Ahead in Union

UNION, NJ - Happenings in Union this week:

Monday, 6/18

Union Township Active Retirees (Monday Club), 10:00 a.m., Senior Center
Adult Coloring, 1:15 p.m., Vauxhall Public Library
Construction Zone, 3:30 p.m., Union Public Library
Read to Waldi, 4:15 p.m., Union Public Library
Connect, Explore & Discover Digital Resources, 7:00 p.m., Union Public Library

Tuesday, ...

Jordan Moass of Union has been named to the Spring 2018 Dean's List at the University at Albany

June 23, 2018

ALBANY, NY - Jordan Moass from Union has been named to the Spring 2018 Dean's List at the University at Albany. Students named to the Dean's List earned at least a 3.5 GPA.

About the University at Albany

A comprehensive public research university, the University at Albany-SUNY offers more than 120 undergraduate majors and minors and 125 master's, doctoral, and graduate ...

Taylor Heggins Named to Spring 2018 Dean's List at American International College

SPRINGFIELD, MA - Taylor Heggins, of Union, has been named to the Spring 2018 Dean's List at American International College (AIC) in Springfield, MA. Dean's List students are full-time students with a grade point average between 3.3 and 4.0.Heggins is majoring in Health Science at AIC.

Founded in 1885, American International College (AIC) is a private, co-educational, doctoral granting ...

Union Residents Make Dean's List at the University of Delaware

NEWARK, DE - Students from Union have been named to the University of Delaware Dean's List for the Spring 2018 semester:

Natalie Caggiano 

Julia Hayes 

Steven Medina 

Maria Rocha 

To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.33 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester.

 

Assembly Votes to Rename Part of Route 27 as Jerry Green Memorial Highway

June 25, 2018

TRENTON, NJ  – The New Jersey General Assembly approved legislation, 77-0, Thursday sponsored by Jamel C. Holley, Linda Carter, James Kennedy and Annette Quijano to designate the portion of the State Highway Route 27 in Union County as “Jerry Green Memorial Highway” in honor of the life-long career in public service of the Assemblyman who represented Legislative ...

Fatal shooting in Plainfield under investigation

TAPinto Plainfield received this release from the Union County's Prosecutor's office:

PLAINFIELD, NJ  A shooting that left a man dead and a woman seriously injured in Plainfield overnight is under investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Sunday.

The deceased victim has been identified as Michael Welsh, 34, of Plainfield.

Plainfield ...

Video: Union County Celebrates Pride Month with CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic

RAHWAY, NJ - Parents, children, friends, and all family members came out on Saturday afternoon to Rahway River Park for the Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic.

The family-friendly celebration hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, was a day of fun activities of arts and crafts, family lawn games, inflatable bounce houses, playground fun and more, along with music by the ...

Boundless Talent on Display at Hannah Caldwell School

June 15, 2018

UNION, NJ –Talent was on full display last week as over 40 students participated in Hannah Caldwell School’s Talent Show, with singing, dancing, musical instrument performances, and even a comedian.

“This is a special performance because the children are in control.  All of the acts in the show were prepared outside of school by the students,” said music teacher ...

Battle Hill and Hannah Caldwell Students Celebrate Reading Accomplishments

UNION, NJ – Young readers in Hannah Caldwell and Battle Hill Elementary Schools enjoyed the fruits of their labor on Wednesday when they celebrated their accomplishments in this year's Olympic Reading Programs.

Librarian Karen Franciosa said, “I couldn't be more proud of the students who worked diligently throughout the year to accomplish their personal reading ...

Cranford Resident Rode His Bike Nearly 500 Miles

June 25, 2018

CRANFORD – Cranford resident Kent Lucas was one of 150 commuters who embraced a more sustainable commute by trading in his car keys for pedals during TransOptions’ annual Bike to Work Challenge.

Through TransOptions’ GoForGood app, riders tracked their bicycle commute trips and miles from May 1st through May 31st. Participants who joined the challenge were entered to win ...

Linden Man Arrested After Explosion in Cranford

CRANFORD - On Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 7:06 p.m. the Cranford Police Department received
information that an explosion was heard in the area of Raritan Road and Summit Terrace. Through
a joint investigation with the Union County Prosecutor's Office and Linden Police Department, the
Cranford Police Department Detective Bureau identified a suspect through surveillance video ...

Cranford High Student Competes at U.S. Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier

SCOTCH PLAINS - Cranford soon-to-be senior Johnny Bush took his shot to qualify for a USGA championship on Wednesday.

Bush shot a 6-over-par 76 (38-38) to finish in a five-way tie for 21st place in a U.S. Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier at the par 70, 6,558-yard Shackamaxon Country Club in nearby Scotch Plains.

65 golfers, including 54 from the Garden State, took a ...

Charges Pending Against Roselle Man Found with More than 40 Dogs Living in Squalor

ROSELLE, NJ - A Roselle man will be charged with multiple criminal offenses after more than 40 dogs were discovered living in severely unsanitary and inhumane living conditions in his home last week, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office and New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).

According to the authorities, members of those two agencies, the ...

Westfield High School Sophomore Dies; Counselors on Hand at School

WESTFIELD, NJ — Carthoris “Carter” Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High School, died Sunday night, according to Westfield Public Schools and a letter sent to parents by Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson.

“Words cannot convey the grief we feel in the Westfield Public Schools community over the death of Carthoris ‘Carter’ Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High ...

Register Today for Summer Youth Courses Offered at Union County College

June 23, 2018

CRANFORD – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is expanding its course offerings for youth ages 11-18. Classes are taught by NJ-certified teachers and subject matter experts that specialize in delivering high-quality youth programs. Classes begin the week of June 25 and run through August 23.

Classes offered include Introduction to Musical Theater, ...

Shakespeare in the Park Returns to Union County, Sunday, July 8

LINDEN, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the return of Shakespeare in the Park this summer. The first performance will be presented on Sunday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade in Linden.

The Shrew Mechanicals Troupe from The Shakespeare Theatre of New jersey will present an hour long performance of “Powerful Trouble,” ...

June 22 Concert Moved Indoors Due to Weather Forecast

Due to the weather forecast, tonight’s concert originally located at Echo Lake Park is now MOVED INDOORS to the Main Stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center, at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.

Come an enjoy an evening with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at this beautifully restored 1920's era former vaudeville hall. Concert begins at 7:30 sharp (sorry, no yoga ...

Reminder: Eligible Seniors Can Receive $25 in Free Vouchers for Farmer’s Markets, Starting June 25

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds income-eligible senior residents age 60 and over that they can apply for a total of $25 in free vouchers to purchase fresh produce. The vouchers may be used only at Farmer’s Markets in Union County that display a yellow and black WIC sign.

“Farmer’s Markets are a feature of community life throughout Union County in the ...

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AtlantiCast Episode 17

On this week’s AtlantiCast, it’s National Men’s Health Month, so check out important health tips for you or the men in your life, learn about groundbreaking research into breast cancer treatment that could mean an end to chemotherapy for some patients, meet a local sports hero who’s living his baseball dreams thanks to Goryeb Children’s Hospital and much ...

'Half Time' delivers with sterling cast

MILLBURN, NJ – The Paper Mill Playhouse is putting on a smashing new production of “Half Time” to round out its current season.

With actress Georgia Engel in an engaging performance, the cast also features Donna McKehnie, Andre De Shieilds and Lilias White, among a host of other talents.

The musical centers on an effort to have seniors perform a dance number during ...

'Half Time' lights up Paper Mill stage

‘Half Time’ turns the tables on aging in gleeful production

By Liz Keill

MILLBURN, NJ – The Paper Mill Playhouse is putting on a smashing new production of “Half Time” to round out its current season.

With actress Georgia Engel in an engaging performance, the cast also features Donna McKehnie, Andre De Shieilds and Lilias White, among a host of other ...

Could Monmouth Park's Haskell Invitational Be on Justify's Agenda?

June 13, 2018

ELMONT, NY — Triple Crown winner Justify came out of his stall to meet the media bright and bouncing on the morning after his gate-to-wire win in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes.

When asked to assess his colt's win, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert reported, “We were watching replays of the race. He could have gone around again.”

The brilliantly colored ...

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