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Union Public Library Announces A Series of Inspirational and Informational Workshops For Current and Aspiring Writers

October 19, 2018

UNION, N.J. – Calling all writers!

The Union Public Library invites all current and aspiring writers to participate in one or more workshops to inspire, inform and receive hands-on help, in part with National Novel Writing Month (NANOWRIMO).  Schedule of events to be held at the Main Library:

National Novel Writing Month with Tips and Strategies for All Writers

Monday, ...

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrated at Vauxhall Library Through Dance

UNION, NJ – A Hispanic Heritage Month celebration took place at the Vauxhall Branch of the Union Public Library when H.O.P.E Inc. 's Patricia Frazier held a Latin dance class.

Participants learned about different dances from their country of origin.

"Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of Latin culture and influence in the United States,” said Frazier.  ...

Friends of the Library Film Showing: "American Carny: True Tales from the Circus Sideshow"

UNION, NJ - The film documentary, "American Carny:  True Tales from the Circus Sideshow" tells the story of the world of circus freaks, fire eaters, human blockheads, magicians, contortionists, professional lunatics, and much, much more.

There will be complimentary refreshments at Dava Latin Fusion Restaurant, in Union Center at 1020 Stuyvesant Avenue, where ...

Union to Celebrate "Four Centuries in a Weekend"

UNION, NJ - The Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union, will participate in Union County's “Four Centuries in a Weekend:  A Journey through Union County’s History” Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 (12:00 – 5:00 p.m. both days).  

The Parsonage is depicted on the seal of the County of Union and is a National Parks site; an NPS ...

Young Union Filmmaker Wins Best Film at Festival

UNION, NJ – Union resident Amanda Chiappetta’s very first film, “Stand as One” came in first place in the Overall Audience Award category  at the recent “FilmYoungFest” festival in Atlantic Highlands.

“At the festival, I thought to myself, ‘there is some really good competition here.  I’m just happy to be among them’”, ...

Union Family to Appear on Upcoming Episodes of "Family Feud"

UNION, NJ – The Carroll Family will be enthusiastically representing Union when their appearances on the television game show “Family Feud” begins to air next week.

Family members Ruksana and Wayne Carroll, Rodney Atkinson, Nickita Canady, and Fantasia Parker received a Mayor’s Award from the Township Committee Tuesday night in recognition of their appearance.

About ...

Union to Celebrate 2nd Annual Arts Month

UNION, NJ – Union’s 2nd Annual Arts Month Celebration in recognition of National Arts and Humanities Month will be held October 13 in Union Center.

As part of the celebration, storefronts in Union Center will be fitted with enlargements of artwork from artists who live or work in the Union.

“We know that arts and humanities not only provide a welcome source of ...

Union's Got Talent Crowns a New Winner

UNION, NJ – A 34-year old Union resident was crowned the winner of the 6th Annual Union’s Got Talent competition Saturday night at Union High School.

Sixteen competitors vied for the top spot, but Jinky Abalos took home the prize singing “Two Less Lonely People”.

“This is my first competition outside of school and it’s great,” said ...

A Safe and Spooktacular Halloween in Union Center

UNION, NJ - A "Safe & Spooktacular Halloween in the Center" is planned for Halloween evening, Wednesday, October 31.

Activities for children include crafts, free face painting, and free Halloween activity book and stickers plus goodie bags with treats.  The event will take place from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Welcome Station at 1000A Stuyvesant ...

Union Teen Hopes to Become Next Miss New Jersey

UNION, NJ – A Union 19-year old has her sights set on becoming the next Miss New Jersey USA.

Kaylah Ebanks said she is competing for Miss New Jersey USA to “obtain a louder voice and be a positive role model.” 

Ebanks and her family moved from Brooklyn to Union in 2009.  Ebanks attended Jefferson School, Burnet Middle School and graduated from Union High ...


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