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The Week Ahead in Union

August 20, 2018

UNION, NJ - Happenings in Union this week:

Monday, 8/20

Union Township Active Retirees (Monday Club), 10:00 a.m., Senior Center

Construction Zone, 3:30 p.m., Union Public Library
Career Coach, 2:30 p.m., Union Public Library
Connect, Explore and Discover : Demonstration, 7:00 p.m., Union Public Library

Tuesday, 8/21

Senior Citizens Tuesday Club, 10:00 ...

The Week Ahead in Union

UNION, NJ - Happenings in Union this week:

Monday, 8/13

Union Township Active Retirees (Monday Club), 10:00 a.m., Senior Center
Let's Create: DIY Garden Pots, 1:00 p.m., Union Public Library
Adult Prize Bingo, 2:00 p.m., Vauxhall Public Library

Construction Zone, 3:30 p.m., Union Public Library
Career Coach, 2:30 p.m., Union Public Library

Tuesday, ...

Mayor Cavadas Talks About Vermella Union

If you’ve taken a drive down Morris Avenue lately, I’m sure you’ve seen the action at the former Merck site. The Township Committee and I are proud to announce that construction has finally begun for phase one of what is set to be one of the largest mixed-use developments in northern New Jersey.

Phase one of the new Vermella Union will consist of 462 multi-family apartments, ...

Become a New Jersey Notary Public! Register for September 14 Seminar

August 19, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ – A New Jersey Notary Training event presented by Union County Surrogate James LaCorte, Esq. and Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi will be held on Friday, Sept. 14.

Rajoppi will make opening remarks and review the application process.  LaCorte will speak about the legal aspects of the functions of notaries public.  The course will encompass all aspects of being ...

Union Groups Receive "HEART" Grants from County

ELIZABETH, NJ – Seven Union artists, historians and non-profit organizations were among the 63 who will receive funding through the 2018 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program.

“The recipients of HEART Grants are a wonderful mix of creative individuals – composers and writers, historians, visual artists, musicians and dancers – ...

Dedication of Plainfield's Assemblyman Gerald B. Green Plaza to be Held Sept. 8

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Improvement Authority will hold a dedication ceremony for the Assemblyman Gerald B. Green Plaza at the former Park-Madison Building.

According to the invite, "Family members, as well as Federal, State, County and Municipal officials will be on hand to celebrate the life of Jerry Green, who served a ...

Jury Finds Elizabeth Man Guilty of Easter Sunday Murder of Girlfriend

August 20, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man has been found guilty by a Union County Jury for the killing of his girlfriend on Easter Sunday two years ago, and fleeing the state with their infant daughter, says Union County Prosecutor’s Office Investigations Supervisor John Esmerado.

Following a two-week trial before state Superior Court Judge Lisa Miralles Walsh and jury deliberations that spread ...

How to Make a Difference, One Tree at a Time

August 20, 2018

Union County residents looking for a chance to make a real difference can join the Master Tree Stewards of Union County. Members of this all-volunteer group get expert training in topics related to local trees, and they share their knowledge with the community.

No previous training in horticulture or trees is required.

“Our Master Tree Stewards have helped thousands of Union County ...

Union County College’s Yamel Abreu Participated in the NJCAA/WBCA All-Star Showcase

Union County College Women’s Basketball player Yamel Abreu, of Elizabeth, participated in the 11thAnnual National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Star Showcase from July 27-29. Held at Georgia State University, Yamel was one of 40 student-athletes from across the nation who were chosen for the showcase. 

Throughout the weekend, the student-athletes improved their ...

Union County College Receives $1.5 Million Grant from National Science Foundation under New Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program

CRANFORD – Union County College received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) first program to support STEM research at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. The grant, Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program), awarded funding to 31 new projects nationwide that aim to increase retention and graduation rates for ...



AtlantiCast: Episode 19

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find some can’t-miss back to school tips for parents and students, learn about a new treatment for brain injury, see which Atlantic Health System medical center is the only one in New Jersey to make a new, national list, find out how to avoid “avocado hand,” and much more!


The Outsider by Stephen King

The Outsider by Stephen King (Scribner’s, 2018)

He’s the Boogeyman who hides under your bed or in your closet when you are a child. Sometimes he lurks in the dark attic of your home, so it’s a place that you avoid at night. He is Big Foot who skulks the woods in Alaska, or he is Grendl, brought to his demise by Beowulf. He is the Golum, a monster in Jewish lore. He is the ...

Letters to the Editor

TapInto Welcomes Letters to the Editor, Guidelines for Submission Listed

August 19, 2018

UNION, NJ - Letters to the Editor are a time-honored tradition in the newspaper industry and now that so much of news has moved online, the letters explaining a personal point of view have moved with it.

While many of our letters come during election time, TapInto invites letters year round. The main rules are to include a full name, phone number, email and snail mail address. TapInto prints ...