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Sat, October 13, 8:00 AM

Connecticut Farms School, Union

Clothing Donation Drive at Connecticut Farms ...

Add to My Calendar 10/13/2018 8:00am 10/13/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Clothing Donation Drive at Connecticut Farms School

UNION, NJ - The Connecticut Farms Elementary School PTA will be holding a clothing donation collecting the following items: new or gently used men, women, and children's clothing, shoes, purses, belts, bed and bath linens, and stuff animals. Bikes and baby strollers will also be accepted.

The clothing donation drop will take place at Connecticut Farms School on October 13 from 8:00 a.m.

875 Stuyvesant Ave Union, NJ
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Sat, October 13, 8:00 AM

St. Teresa of Avila Memorial Hall, Summit

Christ Child Society Summit Annual Rummage Sale

Giving Back Home & Garden Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/13/2018 8:00am 10/13/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Christ Child Society Summit Annual Rummage Sale

Looking for that perfect rummage sale "find"? Need to purge your closets? Christ Child Society Summit Rummage Sale will take place on Saturday, October 13 from 8am-1pm at St. Teresa of Avila Memorial Hall, 306 Morris Ave., Summit. So many great treasures! Household items, small furniture, art, toys, small appliances, jewelry, sporting goods, tools. Donations accepted Thursday, ...

306 Morris Ave. Summit, NJ 07901-3482
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Sat, October 13, 10:00 AM

Union Fire Department Headquarters, Union

Union Fire Department's Open House

Add to My Calendar 10/13/2018 10:00am 10/13/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Union Fire Department's Open House

1 Bond Drive Union, NJ
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Sat, October 13, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Michael Albert Pop Art

Add to My Calendar 10/13/2018 11:00am 10/13/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Michael Albert Pop Art

Join Michael Albert (a.k.a. Sir Real), the renowned New York collage artist, for a fun, colorful, 2-hour hands-on pop art workshop! For children ages 5-12. Please register at 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Sat, October 13, 2:00 PM

Union Center, Union

Second Annual National Arts Month Celebration

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UNION, NJ - Save the date for local art and culture in the heart of Union Center.

Union's Cultural Arts Board is hosting the "Annual National Arts Month Celebration" on Saturday, October 13 from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.

There will be activities and workshops like paint and sip and a candle making class and various works of art ranging from photography and paintings by local Union ...

Stuyvesant Avenue Union, NJ
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Sat, October 13, 7:30 PM

Salem Roadhouse Cafe, Union

Ray Powers & Friends

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/13/2018 7:30pm 10/13/2018 10:30pm America/New_York Ray Powers & Friends

Ray Powers, who was one of the first performers at the inaugural Roadhouse Show, returns as he has every year for his 11th exciting, energetic performance at the Roadhouse Cafe. The usual band will accompany him, along with a list of special musical guests. Ray and the band will perform crowd favorites, and will have special guests join in at times. Lisa Copolla and her band will open for ...

829 Salem Road Union, NJ 07083
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Sun, October 14, 12:00 PM

Union Elk's, Union

Union Elks 29th Annual Kustom Car and Motorcycle ...

Add to My Calendar 10/14/2018 12:00pm 10/14/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Union Elks 29th Annual Kustom Car and Motorcycle Show

UNION, NJ - The Union Elks Lodge #1583 will be hosting their 29th Annual Kustom Car and Motorcycle Show on Sunday, October 14.

The event will be held at the lodge at 281 Chestnut Street from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The event, presented by the Union Elks Special Children's Committee, will include a car and bike show, trophies, music by Hot Rob Mike, and door prizes. All proceeds go to ...

281 Chestnut Street Union, NJ 07083
Using New Start Career Network to Find a Job

Mon, October 15, 10:30 AM

Union Public Library, Union

Using New Start Career Network to Find a Job

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Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 10:30am 10/15/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Using New Start Career Network to Find a Job

Come learn how the New Start Career Network can support your job search! Registration required, please call library to sign up.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Mon, October 15, 12:00 PM

Union Senior Center, union

Chair Yoga

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 12:00pm 10/15/2018 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 15, 1:30 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Crafty Adults: "Lanterns"

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 1:30pm 10/15/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Crafty Adults: "Lanterns"

This craft can be used to decorate your space! Please register at 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Mon, October 15, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Construction Zone

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 3:30pm 10/15/2018 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 15, 4:15 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Read to Waldi

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 4:15pm 10/15/2018 5:15pm America/New_York Read to Waldi

Bring along a book or two and practice reading aloud to Waldi, our visiting therapy dog! Program takes place on alternate weeks. Ages 5+, registration required: 908-851-5450 x3.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Mon, October 15, 7:30 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Adult Latin Dance: Learn Bachata and Merengue!

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 7:30pm 10/15/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Adult Latin Dance: Learn Bachata and Merengue!

Come learn these Latin dances with Patricia Frazier! Please register at 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Mon, October 15, 7:30 PM

Hannah Caldwell School Auditorium, Union

Union Municipal Band Concert

Add to My Calendar 10/15/2018 7:30pm 10/15/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Union Municipal Band Concert

For directions or questions, please call the Recreation Department at 908.686.4200.

1120 Commerce Street Union, NJ 07088
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Tue, October 16, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Public Library, Vauxhall

Toddler and Pre-K "Music and Movement"

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Toddler and Pre-K "Music and Movement"

123 Hilton Avenue Vauxhall, NJ 07088
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Tue, October 16, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Tuesday at 2 Movie: "Final Portrait" (2017)

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 2:00pm 10/16/2018 3:45pm America/New_York Tuesday at 2 Movie: "Final Portrait" (2017)

2017, Biography/Drama. Starring Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer. Rated R, 90 mins.

Doors open at 1:50pm and elevator access is available

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, October 16, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Leave 'Em in Stitches Group Knitting Group

Add to My Calendar 10/16/2018 7:00pm 10/16/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Leave 'Em in Stitches Group Knitting Group

Bring your own project(s) and get ready to knit/crochet!

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, October 17

Union

Recycle: Paper / Cardboard

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Paper / Cardboard Recycling Union, NJ true
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Wed, October 17, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Club Teen DIY: "Waffle and Wii"

Add to My Calendar 10/17/2018 6:00pm 10/17/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Club Teen DIY: "Waffle and Wii"

Hang out with friends, enjoy some delicious waffles, and play some fun games on our Wii U! Ages 9-12, registration required: 908-851-5451

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Wed, October 17, 7:30 PM

Town Hall, Union

Township of Union: Board of Adjustment Meeting

Add to My Calendar 10/17/2018 7:30pm 10/17/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Township of Union: Board of Adjustment Meeting

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ

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A UPL Event: Immigrant State: Jersey’s Influential Gate

April 21, 2019

UNION, NJ - New Jersey has a big story about immigration, packed into a small state. 

The Union Public Library is hosting an event to explore how our past shapes our collective future.  Through the examination of film clips, texts, and media coverage, participants will have a candid discussion about issues that are being examined and debated, nationally and in local ...

An Open House for Free English Classes for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

UNION, NJ - Thanks to a special grant from the Community Library Adult Literacy and Career Pathway Grant Program and the Union Public Library partnership with the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development, the Union Public Library (UPL) offers free ESOL classes to all interested New Jersey residents. 

An Open House for free English classes for speakers ...

A Tribute to Elvis Featuring Jim Barone

UNION, NJ - The Veteran's Alliance Memorial Day Parade Committee will be hosting a “A Tribute to Elvis, Featuring Jim Barone," on Saturday, May 4.

“We invite our residents and neighbors to come out and enjoy the award winning Elvis Tribute Artist, Jim Barone, as he will have you out of your seat and rocking those hips," said Fundraising Chairwoman Phyllis ...

Eight Union Students Make Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus Dean's List

April 21, 2019

MADISON, NJ - The following Union students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus, located in Madison, have been named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2018 semester.

Sofia Dos Santos 

Madiha Azaz

Joselle Dabu

Sarah Osborne 

Andy Wang

Tiffany Appiah 

Branden Embree 

Christopher Kunka

To qualify for the Dean's List, a ...

Lauren Buchanan Earns Academic Merit Scholarship to Delaware Valley University

DOYLESTOWN, PA - Delaware Valley University is pleased to congratulate the recipients of the University's top three merit-based Admission scholarships.

Lauren Buchanan, of Union, has been selected for an academic merit scholarship to Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

The University awards Admission merit scholarships to high-achieving high school students based on ...

Anti-Defamation League Expresses 'Deep Concern' Over Repeated Hate Symbol Incidents in Summit Schools

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY - Responding to media reports -- including a April 15 report in TAPinto Summit -- which detailed the discovery of another hate symbol in a Summit Public School, the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) New York regional office has expressed its "deep concern today after learning of yet another swastika incident at a middle school in Summit, New Jersey, ...

Jurors Hear Recording of Kai the Hitchhiker Claiming Clark Lawyer 'Raped Me'

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jurors in the trial of a man charged with killing Clark lawyer Joseph Galfy heard a recorded statement in which the accused man claimed he was drugged and sexually assaulted by the attorney.

"At first I thought he was really nice, then he raped me," Caleb McGillvary said of Galfy in statement to police that was recorded on video on May 16, 2013, hours after he was ...

Settlement Looms in 2016 Disability Discrimination Suit Against Union County PD

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County officials this week addressed two lawsuits involving the county or its departments. One lawsuit involves a former Union County police officer and the other concerns a retiree’s benefit claims.

The freeholders moved into closed session Thursday night to discuss a potential settlement in the 2016 case in which the Union County Police Department is accused ...

Young Artists at Hannah Caldwell School Display Their Talent

April 13, 2019

UNION, NJ – Young artists at Hannah Caldwell Elementary School held their first Annual Art Show Fundraiser last week.

“This was a great experience for each child, along with their families to come together to view the young artists' artwork for the first time, professionally framed and on display,” said art teacher Anne Marie Caldarola.  ”This special event ...

Combative 'Kai the Hitchhiker' Takes the Stand in Clark Murder Case

April 18, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - A man accused of killing a 73-year-old Clark lawyer in his home testified Wednesday that he was victim of “date rape” by the attorney, and that he beat the older man to fend off a sexual assault.

Caleb “Kai” McGillvary said he passed out after eating a hamburger and drinking a beer in the kitchen of attorney Joseph Galfy, and that he awoke on the ...

Sixth Hate Symbol Incident Reported as Another Swastika Found at Summit Middle School

SUMMIT, NJ - The Hilltop City's citizenry has firmly proclaimed that "Hate Has No Home Here," however the Summit School District has reported that another ugly racially-charged image has -- for the sixth time in the past four-plus months -- been found in a Summit Public School.

Superintendent of Schools June Chang, in his monthly remarks at the April 11 Summit ...

“Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker” to Face Trial for Alleged Murder of Clark Attorney

CLARK, NJ – Caleb McGillvary, also known as “Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker,” is set to stand trial for the 2013 murder of a Clark attorney.

McGillvary’s murder trial is set to begin Tuesday, April 9 at 9:00 a.m., Union County Prosecutor’s Office Communications Director Mark Spivey confirmed to TAPinto Clark. The jury was selected and finalized last ...

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"Game of Thrones" Deaths Foreshadowed: Who's in Trouble for Season 8

Hours prior to the Season 8 premiere of "Game of Thrones," I decided to create a “GoT Death Pool” with my friends and family, complete with a list of characters and our individual predictions for whether each of these characters would be alive, dead or a wight by the end of the series.

Shortly after that, many of those friends and family members asked me to ...

Six More Weeks of Winter for “Game of Thrones” Fans

 

Spring has officially sprung, but winter is far from over for the record-breaking 17.4 million viewers smart enough to tune into HBO on time for the epic final season of “Game of Thrones.” And after 595 days of waiting, the premiere of Season 8 thankfully did not disappoint. For those of you still behind, consider this your spoiler warning.

Bran greets an old ...

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust.  A Scribophile Anthology, 2019.

Twenty-one aspiring writers, who critique and assist other writing neophytes on Scribophile, were selected to have their short stories published in Seven Deadly Sins: Lust, the final volume in the Seven Deadly Sin collection. The other six books in the series include Gluttony, Wrath, Avarice, Sloth, Envy, and Pride. The stories ...

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

The woman who created a chocolate oatmeal recipe that is so good you are convinced that it is a gourmet chocolate mousse, Lisa Lillien (or Hungry Girl), is back with her 13th cookbook, and it is the best one yet!  Hungry Girl Simply 6 is the pipe dream of every career calorie counter; a recipe book with ingenious ...

Seton Hall Professor Not With University After Attempted Arson At St. Patrick's Cathedral

April 19, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The adjunct professor at Seton Hall University who was arrested earlier this week for trying to bring cans of gasoline into St. Patrick's Cathedral is no longer working at the university, according to a university spokesperson.

Marc Lamparello, 37, of Hasbrouck Heights, was arrested on Wednesday night for trying to carry cans of gasoline, ...

Firefighters Battling Massive Blaze at Ocean Grove Boardwalk Pavilion

OCEAN GROVE, NJ — Smoke could be seen for miles for most of the afternoon as firefighters continue to battle a massive fire at the Ocean Grove boardwalk pavilion, according to officials.

Dozens of fires trucks from towns in Monmouth and Ocean counties were called to respond to the blaze, which was reported at about 11:30 a.m. on April 13. No injuries have been reported as of 2:30 p.m.

Stella is Awaiting her Forever Home

April 17, 2019

UNION, NJ - Stella is waiting.

This beautiful pup is Stella.  She is waiting for her forever home.  Stella is about 2-3 years old and, according to the Union Animal Shelter, she is a total love. She’s great on walks and is very well behaved. She loves everyone that she meets.   She’s looking for a home where she will be the apple of your ...

Ghost Hawk is the First Craft Brewery in Passaic County

April 21, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Woodridge/Terterboro.

The line began forming over an hour before the official ribbon cutting and grand opening. And by the time the doors officially opened Saturday afternoon, more 100 beer lovers were on line, around the corner and down the sidewalk for Passaic County's first craft brewery.

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company ...

How to Make Perfectly Cooked Hard-Boiled Eggs

When it comes to the simple hard-boiled egg, it seems nothing is simple. Some people will swear by steaming them in an egg cooker or Instant Pot. Others have taken to using a sous vide. And those things are great — if you have them. But all you really need to make a great egg is a pot and some water.

This method is great for making anything from one large egg to a couple dozen at ...

Crunch Time at NJ-Based Manischewitz Company as Passover Approaches

Much has changed since more than 100 jobs were slashed at the Manischewitz Matzo Factory in Newark almost two years ago.

Sheets and sheets of matzo used to be made at the factory on Avenue K, which runs parallel to Route 9, every spring for Passover.

“When you do it in a commercial factory, it’s quite a challenge not to have any dough carry over from one batch to the ...

NJ Girl Scout Teaches Kids Healthy Cooking & Eating with Classes, Videos

This story first appeared on TAPinto Springfield.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity rates have more than tripled since the 1970s. One Springfield Girl Scout is looking to make a change to that statistic by encouraging the next generation to eat healthier in a simple and fun way.

“I just realized childhood obesity is a growing American ...

New Jersey Date Night: Comfort Food Restaurants to Brighten a Bad Day

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

It happens to the best of us. The culprit can be a flat tire or perhaps a demanding boss with attention deficit disorder. Or maybe it’s dealing with screaming, unsatisfied children or irritated, displeased clients. So many situations can lead to a bad day, and a bad day in New Jersey can be torturous.

Music & Food Festival in Fanwood will Honor World Autism Month

April is World Autism Month, and Fanwood, NJ, is gearing up for its annual Rockin’ For Autism festival on Sunday, April 28.

Rockin’ for Autism is the brainchild of 17-year-old Fanwood resident Mallory Banks, who since 2011 has raised more than $52,000 in honor of her brother, Ethan. In 2018, Rockin’ For Autism was named the top autism awareness fundraiser for Autism New ...

New Jersey-Based Jaguar USA Wins Three World Car Awards at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY -- Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE.

Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of the Year, Design of the Year, and Green Car of the Year. It is unprecedented for one manufacturer to ...

More than Just Books, Totowa Public Library is Local Center for Community Events

TOTOWA, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with staff members at the Totowa Public Library at the recent “Mind and Body Expo” to learn about the many events and community services frequently hosted at the library.

“It’s a chance for everybody to come out and learn more about themselves,” said Philip Schirner, Page at the Totowa Library, speaking about the Anxiety and ...

Home Grown New Jersey Filmmaker Tells His Backstage Story of Life as a Roadie

ASBURY PARK, NJ -- TAPintoTV spoke with TJ Hoffmann, Producer of “Roadie: My Documentary,” which won “Best Home Grown Documentary Feature” at the 2019 Garden State Film Festival. The film looks back at Hoffmann’s 20 year career as a roadie, and incorporates his personal video archives starting with his tours in the 80s. “My film gives everyone a little peek ...