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Video: Union County Celebrates Pride Month with CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic

June 18, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Parents, children, friends, and all family members came out on Saturday afternoon to Rahway River Park for the Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic.

The family-friendly celebration hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, was a day of fun activities of arts and crafts, family lawn games, inflatable bounce houses, playground fun and more, along with music by the ...

Red Carpet Moment for Union High Seniors

UNION, NJ – Prom night for Union High School seniors means red carpet glamour.  

And glamour was on full display at the annual red carpet walk Thursday evening, as Union High students walked the red carpet, alone or with their date(s), to a cheering crowd. 

Sponsored by the Union Township Community Action Organization, Inc., the event showcased beautiful gowns ...

Union High School Performing Arts Company Wins Five Rising Star Awards, Including Outstanding Overall Production for "Peter Pan"

UNION, NJ - Capping off another successful season, the Union High School Performing Arts Company took home five Paper Mill Rising Star Awards, including Outstanding Overall Production, for their spring production of “Peter Pan”.

UHSPAC wins included:

Outstanding Lighting Achievement


Coby Chasman-Beck


Outstanding Choreography / Musical Staging

Jennifer ...

Union Portuguese Celebrate Portugal Day with Flag Raising

UNION, NJ – The Portuguese American Civic Association of Union held their flag raising ceremony on Wednesday night in front of Town Hall in celebration of the upcoming Portugal Day.

P.A.C.A. President George Esteves said Portugal Day is celebrated on June 10 in honor of national literary icon Luis de Camões.  Esteves said Union will celebrate Portugal Day this coming weekend ...

Dinner and Movie Night for Adults: "Black Panther"

UNION, NJ - In partnership with NAACP Tri-City, the Vauxhall Public Library will be showing "Black Panther" on Monday, June 4.

The movie begins at 6:00 p.m.  The Vauxhall Public Library is located at 123 Hilton Avenue.  Viewers should bring dinner; popcorn will be provided.

 

This Years UHSPAC Student-Directed Play: Avenue Q

UNION, NJ – The Union High School Performing Arts Company will be performing their student-directed advanced theatre show, Avenue Q, on June 16 and 17.

The Tony Award-winning, coming-of-age musical written by Jeff Whitty and conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, is told through puppetry, music, darker yet relatable humor and satire.

While the show addresses some adult themes, ...

Tru Sol Kicks Off "The Sounds" at the Union Farmers Market

UNION, NJ – The Union Farmer’s Market begins on Thursday, June 21, and this year, “The Sounds” will entertain.

Bringing talent and local artists to the Farmers Market stage, the musical component of the market began last year with the Special Improvement District (SID) sponsoring the music series, titled “Jazz Thursdays.”

Kicking off the markets this year ...

Union Announces Plans for Fourth of July Spectacular

UNION, NJ – The Township of Union has announced plans for the 2018 Fourth of July Spectacular.

“There is nothing more patriotic than the coming together with your neighbors, family and friends to celebrate this great country,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas. “This is truly a hometown experience we look forward to every year.”

The Fourth of July schedule of ...

'Movies Under the Stars' Set to Begin with "The Emjoi Movie" on June 15

UNION, NJ – Union’s Movies Under the Stars returns for its fourth year, kicking off with The Emoji Movie on June 15.

“Going to the movies is a great all-American past time,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas. “The Township’s Movies in the Park combine everything we love about movie nights with the beautiful weather that comes with the warmer ...

2018 Summer Concert Series

UNION, NJ – The line-up for the Township of Union’s 2018 Summer Concert Series, kicking off on July 4, has been announced.  The series will feature concerts in the parks every Thursday in July.

“We have an outstanding lineup this year,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas, “In addition to bringing back some fan favorites, we’ve added some brand ...

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Beatles Lecture @ Union Public Library

June 16, 2018

The Union Public Library will be hosting an interactive lecture about the early years of the Beatles on Monday, July 9th at 6:30 p.m as part of its “Libraries Rock!” summer series.  Presenter Paul Groom, who lived the first 17 years of his life in Liverpool, England and went to some of the same schools as the Beatles, will discuss the lesser known Beatles story about their days ...