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Forty-Five from Union Make Montclair State University Red Hawks Fall 2021 Dean's List.

January 19, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ- Forty-five Union residents are among the Montclair State University Red Hawks named to the Fall 2021 Dean's List.

The Dean's List, issued after the close of the Fall and Spring semesters by the academic deans, gives recognition to students with a 3.500 or higher semester GPA if a minimum of 12 credits is earned in courses that contribute to the GPA and if there are no IN ...

Five from Union Named to SNHU's Fall 2021 President's List

MANCHESTER, NH - Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates the following students, including five from Union, on being named to the Fall 2021 President's List.

Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President's List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits; undergraduate day ...

More Snow For Thursday, and Then Saturday Bears Watching. Frigid Temps Come With It

January 19, 2022

UNION, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.  Expect rain to start late this evening, and in the same path as many of our storms have been on these past few weeks, from the southeast to ...

White Or Wet? The Answer Is Wet

UNION, NJ – All of the models have confirmed what had been developing throughout the weekend. The impending storm will be a major event, but for all but the most northern and western portions of New Jersey and counties immediately north of New York City, it will be almost entirely a rain event.

The center of the storm is currently making its way up from the southeast, bringing milder ...

Oscar Winning-Actress Anne Hathaway Films New Movie in South Amboy

January 13, 2022

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- South Amboy or Southie?

Anne Hathaway stars in a film based on the 2015 novel, Eileen, by Ottessa Moshfegh, a New England-based fiction writer. Set in Massachusetts around Christmastime 1964, the story centers on a depressed 24-year-old woman who is trapped between two roles: taking care of her alcoholic father and working at a boys' prison. Eileen gets through her ...

Jefferson School: Twist & Bake Pretzel Fundraiser

January 6, 2022

UNION, NJ - Jefferson School families and friends and all Union residents are invited to participate in the school's Twist & Bake Pretzel fundraiser, hosted by the school's PTA in collaboration with Get Stuffed Jersey.

Do-it-yourself kits are available for $20 (plus additional Memberhub fee).  Each kit includes four pretzel doughs, sweet cinnamon sugar, white powered ...

Spencer Savings Bank Donates $75,000 to the American Red Cross to Support Communities Across U.S. In Wake of Recent Tornado Devastation

January 19, 2022


Spencer Savings Bank Donates $75,000 to the American Red Cross to Support Communities Across U.S. In Wake of Recent Tornado Devastation


Anita Guerrero (SSB): 201-703-3800 x8421

VP, Corporate Communications Director

Spencer Savings Bank Donates $75,000 to the American Red Cross to Support Communities Across U.S. In Wake of Recent ...

Atlantic Health System and Vouched Partner to Improve Digital Access to Health Care

Collaboration part of Atlantic Health System’s Venture Studio


MORRISTOWN, NJ – JANUARY 18, 2021 – Increased access and cybersecurity have never been more important to the delivery of care than in today’s health care environment. To help improve the patient experience while offering enhanced online safety, Atlantic Health System, a nationally recognized leader ...

Caitlin Farago Stars In And Out Of The Pool At Union Catholic

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In Union Catholic's latest installment of Feature Friday, the spotlight shines on Union Catholic junior Caitlin Farago.

Farago, who lives in Cranford, is a Student Ambassador, an Honor Roll student, and is a member of the swim team at Union Catholic.

Here is our Q and A with Farago -  

What does it mean to you to represent the school as a ...

Paper Mill Announces Cast and Creative Team And Show Dates for CLUE

Paper Mill Playhouse announces 
cast and creative team for

Based on the Screenplay by
Jonathan Lynn

Written by
Sandy Rustin

Additional Material by
Hunter Foster & Eric Price

Based on the Paramount Motion Picture
Based on the Hasbro Board Game Clue

Original Music by
Michael Holland

Directed by
Casey Hushion

January 26 - February 20, 2022

(January 10, 2022 ...


The Sailor's Bookshelf: 50 Books to know the Sea by Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)

The Sailor’s Bookshelf: Fifty Books to Know the Sea by Admiral James Stavridis, USN (RET.) (Naval Institute Press, 2021).


The first review that I published with the tapinto franchise was entitled 50 Books That Went to War. That volume recounted the books that were popular with the men and women who served our country during World War II. The fascinating list of works, which ...

Autopsy by Patricia Cornwell

Autopsy by Patricia Cornwell. (William Morrow, 2021)


Harry Bosch. Tempe Brennan. Peter Decker. Lincoln Rhyme. Alex Cross. These are the fictional crime fighters that have captured my imagination for decades. Without a doubt, however, my favorite character in hard core detective literature is Dr. Kay Scarpetta, medical examiner, created by Patricia Cornwell. Scarpetta is a hard ...

TAPinto Recognizes Local Sites in Annual Awards

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is recognizing three of its local news sites for excellence in 2021.

"TAPinto's 2021 award winners best exemplify the characteristics that are key to success here at TAPinto:  a commitment to providing high-quality objective local news, a passion for entrepreneurship, and a dedication to teamwork," Michael Shapiro, Founder and CEO of ...

TAPinto Recognizes Local News Sites With One Million Plus Pageviews in 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro is congratulating eight TAPinto local news sites with more than one million pageviews in 2021.

"The site traffic of these TAPinto sites is tremendous and a testament to the high-quality, original local news stories each of them produces every day," Shapiro said.  "It demonstrates once again that ...

GoFundMe Set Up for Family of NJ Mother of 4 Who Died of COVID-19 Three Weeks After Giving Birth

January 17, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A 37-year-old Somerville woman who gave birth to a baby boy three weeks ago has died of COVID-19 complications without ever having the chance to hold her newborn, according to family and friends.

Michelle Stani, who had recently moved to Somerville from Bridgewater also had an 11-month-old daughter, Jordan, a son Noah, 4 and her oldest daughter Samantha, 19.

She had ...

WATCH: Qualco Chlorine Plant Fire, Jan. 14, Passaic, NJ

PASSAIC, NJ - Video footage from Route 21 at the scene of the chlorine manufacturing company approximately 20 minutes after the fire erupted, according to an on the scene report.

According to Dun & Bradstreet, Qualco Inc. is "part of the Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry. Qualco, Inc. has 50 total employees across all of its locations and generates $25.45 million in ...