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Tue, August 20, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Tuesday Movie at Two at UPL

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Add to My Calendar 08/20/2019 2:00pm 08/20/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Tuesday Movie at Two at UPL

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

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
Teen Vision Board Party

Tue, August 20, 4:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Teen Vision Board Party

Add to My Calendar 08/20/2019 4:00pm 08/20/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Teen Vision Board Party

Get ready for the new school year by planning out your goals with your own vision board! Registration required. To register for a program or find out the most up-to-date information, call 908-851-5450 ext. 3 for programs at the Main Library, or 908-851-5451 for programs at the Vauxhall Branch Library.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, August 20, 7:00 PM

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Union Board of Education Regular Meeting

Add to My Calendar 08/20/2019 7:00pm 08/20/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Union Board of Education Regular Meeting

Regular Meetings (with the exception of the July and August meetings) will be held in the Union High School Library. Formal action will be taken at these meetings and may be taken at any special meetings called by the Board of Education.

2369 Morris Avenue union, NJ 07083
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Tue, August 20, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

War of the Worlds Presented by Raconteur Radio

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Add to My Calendar 08/20/2019 7:00pm 08/20/2019 8:00pm America/New_York War of the Worlds Presented by Raconteur Radio

Raconteur Radio performs a live theatrical radio performance of the H.G. Wells' classic, War of the Worlds. Brimming with thrills and chills, this family-friendly show features period costumes, vintage commercials, Golden Age radio equipment, and dramatic sound effects. The simulated "News Bulletins" of the original broadcast caused many listeners to think that an actual alien ...

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Wed, August 21, 5:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Club Teen: Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Add to My Calendar 08/21/2019 5:00pm 08/21/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Club Teen: Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Help us make UPL the place for you! Let us know what programs and events you want to see at the library. Recommend books, movies, and music you want to see on the shelves. Best of all, earn community service hours while doing so! Registration required. To register for a program or find out the most up-to-date information, call 908-851-5450 ext. 3 for programs at the Main Library, or 908-851-5451 ...

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Wed, August 21, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Club Teen: Galaxy of Stars Party

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Create your own galaxy jar during this fun DIY activity! Registration required. To register for a program or find out the most up-to-date information, call 908-851-5450 ext. 3 for programs at the Main Library, or 908-851-5451 for programs at the Vauxhall Branch Library.

123 Hilton Avenue union, NJ 07088
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Thu, August 22, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Public Library, union

Garden Arts for Kids Workshop

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2019 11:00am 08/22/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Garden Arts for Kids Workshop

Plant your own Mars garden with red plants & flowers, red moon dust, rocks, and even a red creature or two! Ages 5 - 12. Registration required. To register for a program, please sign up in person or by calling 908-851-5450 ext. 3 for programs at the Main Library, or 908-851-5451 for events at the Vauxhall Branch Library. You can register for programs up to one week in advance.

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Thu, August 22, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

International Film

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Add to My Calendar 08/22/2019 2:00pm 08/22/2019 4:00pm America/New_York International Film

See an international movie with friends. Call 908-851-5450 for title.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, August 22, 3:00 PM

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Union Farmers Market

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2019 3:00pm 08/22/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Union Farmers Market

1976 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Thu, August 22, 5:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Family ESL Program

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Practice your English conversation skills together using games, activities & more! Ages 5+ and their families. Please register at 908-851-5450 x3.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ
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Thu, August 22, 7:00 PM

Town Hall, Union

Planning Board Meeting

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2019 7:00pm 08/22/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Planning Board Meeting

1976 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Mon, August 26, 6:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Connect, Explore, Discover!

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Add to My Calendar 08/26/2019 6:00pm 08/26/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Connect, Explore, Discover!

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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Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 11:30am 08/27/2019 1:30pm America/New_York Mobile Aging Kiosk

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.


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Tue, August 27, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Tuesday Movie at Two at UPL

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Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 2:00pm 08/27/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Tuesday Movie at Two at UPL

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

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, August 27, 6:00 PM

Town Hall, Union

Township Committee Conference and Meeting

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Tue, August 27, 6:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Sensory - Friendly Movie

Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 6:00pm 08/27/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Sensory - Friendly Movie

During this special movie showing, we turn the lights up and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout, or sing! Please call the library for movie title. Ages 5+. Registration required. To register for a program, please sign up in person or by calling 908-851-5450 ext. 3 for programs at the Main Library, or 908-851-5451 for events at the Vauxhall Branch Library. You can register ...

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Union Public Library Receives a Union County Grant for Children's Programming

October 14, 2019

Union County, NJ – The Union Public Library is among 20 libraries in the county slated to receive a 2019 Union County Library Grant award, designed to assist public libraries with funding that enriches and supports children’s programming.  The Union Public Library will receive a $5,000 grant.

“We are grateful to the Freeholders for their continued support of ...

Finding Your Roots: Genealogy Research Using Ancestry.com & Heritage Quest

UNION, NJ - Interested to learn more about your family’s history?

The Union Public Library is offering a free workshop led by John Daquino, Head of Adult Services.  The workshop will cover resources such as Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest that can help with genealogy research.

The workshop will be held on Saturday, October 19, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.  Registration ...

Union to Host Hoops For Hope Celebration at Davis Park Grand Reopening

UNION, NJ – The grand reopening celebration of the Sgt. Herbert Davis Park Playground and Basketball Court is set for Saturday, Oct. 19, with a “Hoops for Hope” event.

The event, hosted by the Union Recreation Department in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will begin with a spoken program at 1:00 p.m. followed by a series of basketball games players from the Union ...

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Union County, Overlook Medical Center to host Women's Health Fair in Union

Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has partnered with the Union County Office on Women for a Women’s Health Fair on Oct 23 near Kean University in Union. The event will include health screenings and an educational fair from 8:00am to 11:00am, with a panel discussion by seven prominent women physicians who will discuss a variety of women's health topics from 9:00am ...

Atlantic Health System Hosts Annual “Celebrating Service” Event for Team Members

When Charles Carlisle, Jr. began working at Atlantic Health System, gas was $.35 a gallon, the minimum wage was $1.60, and “Sesame Street” made its debut on PBS. It was 1969. This October, Charles, a sterile processing technician at Overlook Medical Center, is celebrating his 50th year with the award-winning health care system.

“When I first joined, I didn’t realize I ...

Thou Shalt Not: A Drama by Thinkery and Verse

Thou Shalt Not - Production by Thinkery & Verse

 

On September 16, 1922, the bodies of an Episcopal priest, Edward Wheeler Hall and a member of his choir, Eleanor Reinhardt Mills, were discovered in a field near the New Brunswick-Franklin Township border. The bloody, butchered bodies obviously had been staged in the positions in which they were found. Torn love letters lay at the ...

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker ( 2013)

 

The premise of Law and Disorder by John Douglas, long time FBI profiler and his long time writing partner, Mark Olshaker, is this, “Whenever theory supersedes evidence, and prejudice deposes rationalism, there can be no justice.” Throughout Law and Disorder Douglas cites cases in which he was involved as a ...

Kawameeh Middle School PTA Clothing Drive: Oct. 12

October 9, 2019

UNION, NJ - Kawameeh Middle School PTA is hosting a Clothing Drive on Saturday, October 12.  The event will run from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and be held in the Kawameeh middle parking lot.

Items accepted for collection include:

wearable and usable clothing
shoes
belts
handbags, totes, backpacks
linens, towels, blankets
stuffed animals

Kawameeh Middle School PTA will ...

Connecticut Farms School Hispanic Heritage Club Members Paint Talavera Pottery

UNION, NJ – Fourth grade Hispanic Heritage Club members at Connecticut Farms School had a chance at their after-school club on Thursday to paint Talavera pottery, a Mexican and Spanish pottery tradition named from Talavera de la Reina, Spain.

Spanish teacher and Hispanic Heritage Club leader Gina Lisa-Fernandez said the students painted the white based vases with vibrant colors such ...

Springfield BOE Declines Davino Extension, Will Begin Search for Next Superintendent

October 13, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In a move that shakes up the leadership of the Springfield School District, Superintendent Michael Davino will soon be leaving his position after the board declined to renew his contract past the end of this school year.

Davino has served in his position as superintendent for over 15 years, having been hired by the board back in 2003. During his tenure as ...

Boxing Legend Gentleman Gerry Cooney to Offer Free Clinic on Sun, Oct. 13

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- There’s more than meets the eye when one first meets a towering giant like Gerry Cooney, for instance his affable personality or charitable heart. Despite his success, he had to struggle to become one of the hardest hitting boxers of all time.

A compelling story and many life lessons could be told by Cooney, who at one time was the No. 1 ranked heavyweight ...

The Glass You Choose Could Make That Wine Taste so Fine

October 9, 2019

The wine was very fine, but it was the glasses from which patrons sipped that were the main show at Ventanas in Fort Lee recently.

About 100 diners swirled, sniffed and sipped wines for about an hour while learning which wine glasses are best for what varieties and why.

“The rim diameter actually focuses the flow of the wine on your palate,” said Julio Ruix, regional sales ...

Make Our Easy Sausage and Peppers Soup

Our hearty Sausage and Peppers Soup, enhanced with a teaspoon of smoked paprika, is perfect for a chilly fall day.

If you don’t have a food processor, you can chop the vegetables and garlic by hand. Just don’t use a blender unless you want it, well, extra-soupy.

Sausage and Peppers Soup

1 medium red pepper, seeds and white membrane removed, cut into pieces

1 medium green ...

Home Baking for a Profit is Illegal in NJ. Lawsuit Looks to Change That

Not-so-fun fact: New Jersey is the only state where you can’t have a home-baked foods business.

Sales of home-baked goods are allowed in the Garden State, provided they’re at charity events or bake sales. But bakers who filed a lawsuit say there should also be a law that allows them to make a viable living baking from home.

The lawsuit, which remains in New Jersey Superior Court ...

Facing The Truth: Local Survivor of Childhood Sexual Abuse Tells His Story

October 9, 2019

Dear Editor:

On March 27, 2019, I went public with my story of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of Kevin Gugliotta, a man who subsequently became a Catholic priest and was assigned to several parishes with his longest assignment at Saint Bartholomew’s in Scotch Plain. Since then I have shared my story via online, print, radio, and social media.

This has included a Letter to the ...

Godfather Actor Gianni Russo Tells Steve Adubato How the Film Changed American Culture

October 9, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Godfather actor Gianni Russo was recently a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed his new book, Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies & The Mob, and shared behind-the-scenes details about the famous film. 

In the first Godfather movie, Russo played Carlo Rizzi, abusive husband to Corleone sister Connie, as well as a family traitor, complicit in ...