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Mon, August 26, 6:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Connect, Explore, Discover!

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Discover our free digital resources for downloading e-books, audiobooks, music, and more. Please bring your mobile device and Union Library card.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, August 27, 11:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Mobile Aging Kiosk

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Union County’s mobile Aging Service Kiosk (ASK) is designed to provide residents with a convenient, friendly way to find out about services for the aging, and for their families and caregivers. ASK is staffed by professionals with the Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection of the Union County Department of Human Services.


1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, August 27, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Tuesday Movie at Two at UPL

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Enjoy a movie with friends. Call 908-851-5450 for the title.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083

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Union's Santa in Blue Toy Drive Underway

November 18, 2019

UNION, NJ - Union will once again be hosting the Santa in Blue Toy Drive to benefit families in need this holiday season.

The yearly event has collected thousands of toys and is a time-honored tradition with township administration, the Township of Union Police Department and the community.

In the spirit of giving, organizers are asking for new, unwrapped toys for children newborn to ...

Have You Seen Brody? Missing Since Thursday

ELIZABETH, NJ - This pup was adopted recently from the Elizabeth shelter. The owner states that he ran out of the house on Hillside Rd. on Thursday the 14th. around 3:30 p.m. He was seen on Magie Avenue and then again on North Avenue by the Colombian bakery.

Owners also noted that he is on the small side and very friendly. His name is Brody, however, he may not know his name too well ...

Holiday Shopping Idea: Library Bag Sale

UNION, NJ - The Friends of the Union Public Library will be hosting a "Library Bag Sale", beginning November 25 through December 23.  

Buy a bag for $10 and fill it or buy items individually -- books, DVDs, CDs and more on sale for adults and children.  The Union Public Library Main Branch is located at 1980 Morris Avenue; the Vauxhall Branch at 123 Hilton Avenue, ...

Union Student Takes Place in CH-CH Student Senate Simulation

November 5, 2019

WALTHAM, MA - On Friday, October 25, Stephanie Enweonwu of Union, from the class of 2021, took part in the 4th Annual Chapel Hil-Chauncy Hall School Senate Simulation. Stephanie played the role of Senator Marco Rubio, grappling with the real issues currently facing the United States.

"The Senate Simulation is a great chance to both expand the political and civic understanding of our ...

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Good News in Union Schools (Nov. 11 - Nov. 15)

UNION, NJ - Here's just a few things that happened in Union's schools this week:

Hannah Caldwell celebrated World Kindness Day and Fred Rogers Cardigan Day. We wanted to capture the spirit of kindness so staff dressed in cardigans in honor of the late Fred Rogers. In classrooms, students discussed how we can be kind like Mister Rogers. We read stories about kindness and watched an ...

This Week in Union Schools (Nov. 4 - 8)

UNION, NJ - Here's just a few things that happened in Union's schools this week:

Union High School:

Homecoming Dance

The Homecoming dance was Saturday Night at UHS was a huge success! The kids had a great time and danced the night away!

There will be a Food Drive where students can obtain community service hours. See Mr. Mott, Mrs. Brooks and Mrs. Rosales for ...

The Breakthrough Treatment Center - Leading the Fight Against Cancer: AtlantiCast Episode 30

On the latest AtlantiCast, see how the Breakthrough Treatment Center is helping Atlantic Health System lead in the fight against cancer, learn how you can access Atlantic Health System services from everywhere with Atlantic Anywhere, find out if your child has “text neck” and much more!

 

Atlantic Health System Nationally Recognized with 2019 Healthcare Impact Award

Modern Healthcare, one of the industry's leading sources of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, has recognized Atlantic Health System as one of the Best Website Campaigns of the year for the launch of their interactive mobile-first website.

The Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards are designed to recognize healthcare's best advertising, marketing, promotion and ...

Union Student Selected to Participate in the 2019 Debutante Leadership Program

November 11, 2019

Essex County, NJ – “Preparing the Next Global Servant Leader” is this year’s theme for the Essex County (NJ) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated’s ~ 2019 Debutante Leadership Program and 14th Biennial Emerald & Ivory Debutante Cotillion.

Janeyce Soncerea McCray of Union, who attends Kent Place School, will be amongst twenty girls selected from seven New Jersey ...

Scenes from The Red Carpet Screening of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theater

November 18, 2019

CRANFORD, NJ -- Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore (The Irishman and HBO's The Deuce) and writer-director Spencer T. Folmar hosted a red carpet screening of the film “Shooting Heroin” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the newly reopened Cranford Movie Theater.

Folmar told the audience that he was inspired to write the movie after seeing the effect of the opioid epidemic ...

Cranford Movie Theatre Reopens Friday

CRANFORD - The Cranford Movie Theatre, located in the heart of Downtown Cranford, will reopen its doors on Friday, November 8th.

Jesse Sayegh, owner of the Cranford Movie Theatre and the Westfield Rialto, said he was caught by surprise when New Vision Cinemas LLC, which operated the cinemas in Union County, left the Rialto Theatre more than 16 months before ...

Lawsuit: NJ Trooper Was Texting Moments Before Crash That Killed Teenage Girl on Central Ave in 2017

November 13, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — The state police trooper who hit a 14-year-old Westfield girl while driving on Central Avenue in 2017 was texting in the moments leading up the fatal crash, evidence contained in the court record for a civil lawsuit against the trooper shows.

While investigators cleared state Trooper Alexander Gelfand of criminal charges at the time, the lawsuit filed by the family of the ...

Scotch Plains-Based Actor Garry Pastore Will Host NJ Premiere of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theatre on Nov. 14

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Shooting Heroin, a film with an all-star cast, including Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore, motion picture dealing with the drug epidemic makes its New Jersey premiere when it hits the big screen on Thursday Nov. 14 at the newly reopened Cranford Theatre.

Related: Cranford Movie Theatre Reopens Friday

In attendance will be police chiefs, officers and DEA agents ...

The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

November 16, 2019

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

New Jersey Date Night: Get Lost in the Game at These Sports Bars

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

Cheering on the home team is more fun when there’s two of you. And with football, basketball and hockey in full swing, there’s practically something happening every night.

It may not be possible for you and your date to go to every live game, but luckily our state offers a plethora of sports ...

Recipe from the Farm: Erin Headley’s Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

John and Erin Headley operate a small cranberry bog deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. John works with the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension in Washington Township, Burlington County, where researchers from Rutgers University work to combat pest and disease problems and study the many health benefits of cranberries.

Cranberries are a family ...

Harvest Time for Cranberries in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens

Growing cranberries is a family business in New Jersey, with a lifestyle that involves intense work during a growing season, nurturing plants and flooding fields for gathering fruit. Nobody knows this better than Bill Cutts, one of three generations of family members who are now reaping the harvest deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.

The Cutts family has been farming blueberries and ...

Board of Education Member Thanks Union Voters

November 11, 2019

I would like to thank the residents of Union for taking the time on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, to vote.

I am extremely thankful and humbled by the support and confidence shown by the voters of Union. Thank you for allowing me the privilege of serving another 3 years. I will continue to work diligently for the students of our district, as I did for my students throughout my 40 year teaching ...

New Denville NJ Recycling Program Benefits Both the Environment and the Economy

November 19, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently attended the New Jersey League of Municipalities’ Annual Conference and caught up with Steven Ward, Business Administrator of Denville, NJ. Ward discussed some of the township’s latest initiatives, including a new recycling program that helps both the local economy and the environment. 

The recent collapse of the international recycling ...

HomeGrown Discovers Ridgewood NJ Hot Spot, Steel Wheel Tavern, on the Right Track

RIDGEWOOD, NJ -- In the current episode of HomeGrown, Host Stephanie Willoughby met with Glenn Carlough, Co-Owner of Steel Wheel Tavern, located just steps from the Ridgewood Train Station. The establishment recently celebrated their three year anniversary and regularly hosts community events, live music and a dance party every Saturday. 

Being so close to the train station has inspired ...

Bergen County Theater Company Features Arts Programs for Kids of All Ages

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college. 

Founded in 2005, Porch Light Productions features a wide range of programs, such as classes in acting ...