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Movie Musicals Lecture Series at the Union Public Library

December 12, 2018

UNION, NJ - The Friends of the Union Public Library and BCB Bank are sponsoring a series of three lectures that will discuss the history of movie musicals.  

The first of the three lectures will take place on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., and will focus on movie musicals that were created during World War II such as Yankee Doodle Dandy and Stormy Weather.

The second and ...

Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart Named Grand Marshal of Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. – The Grand Marshal of the 2019 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which takes place along Morris and Stuyvesant Avenues in Union, has been named.

Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, will become the parade’s 23rd grand marshal.

The 2019 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade is scheduled for Saturday, March 16. The day begins ...

A Special Viewing of "Lies I Told My Little Sister"

UNION, NJ - A viewing of the film, "Lies I Told My Little Sister", written and produced by a Union native, will be hosted by the Friends of the Union Public Library and BCB Bank on Thursday, Jan. 24.

Writer/Producer Jonathan Weisbrod was born and raised in Union and has produced several film projects all over town.  After graduating NYU's Tisch School of the Arts ...

Scenes from Union's Winter Wonderland Weekend

UNION, NJ – Union fire fighters gave a lift to Santa Claus and a special guest as they rode up to Town Hall Saturday night to help light the Township’s Christmas tree.

The rain held out for most of Union’s Saturday afternoon’s Winter Wonderland Weekend festival, which included free ice skating, a live nativity scene, carolers, face painting, hot chocolate, ...

Rainy Forecast Forces Some Changes to Saturday's Winter Wonderland Weekend Line-Up

UNION, NJ – The forecast looks rainy Saturday afternoon.  As a result, some of Union’s Winter Wonderland festivities will be modified and times changed.

Free ice skating will begin at 12:00 as scheduled.  The carolers and ice carver will begin at 2:00 p.m.  The live nativity will be set up for 3:30. 

The school performers have been canceled, and the holiday ...

10 Fun Things to Do In and Around Union in December

UNION, NJ - There's much more to do in December than holiday shopping!   Check out these events happening in and around Union in December:

#1     “It’s a Wonderful Life:  The Radio Show

          December 1 and 2, Unity Bank

The Theater Project recreates the LUX Radio Theater circa 1947. Enjoy all the laughs and ...

Union's Winter Wonderland Weekend

UNION, NJ – Union is kicking off the holiday season beginning this Friday.  Here’s a list of all of the weekend festivities:

Friday, November 30

In Front of Town Hall (5:00 – 8:30 p.m.)

Free ice skating (ice skates will be provided)
Free horse & buggy rides
Holiday games
Free hot cocoa
Food truck

Saturday, December 1

In Front of ...

Ever Wanted to Own Your Own Amusement Park? Bowcraft Rides Are for Sale

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ever wanted to own your own amusement park like Michael Jackson? Now you can, and your don't have to wait on line for tickets!

Bowcraft, the scene of countless local children's birthday parties and decades of summer fun in Union County, has closed forever, but thanks to an online liquidation sale, you can purchase rides such as the Galleon, the Scrambler or ...

Union Rotary Hosts its 9th Automobilia Event to Benefit Union Child and Homeless Veterans

UNION, NJ – The Rotary Club of Union held its 9th Annual Automobilia Night, the Rotary’s major fundraising event, Friday evening, as guests marveled at the private collection of automobiles, bicycles, games, and thousands of other items of memorabilia.  The evening was hosted by the Rotary Club and the Rotaract Club of Kean University. 

Herb Singe, one of the ...

Union Girl Scouts Spend an Evening at the Caldwell Parsonage

UNION, NJ – Girl scouts from Union Troop 40024 spent some time recently in the Revolutionary Room of the Caldwell Parsonage.

During the evening, scouts learned about and worked on dream catchers, with materials and instruction provided by Joan Permison, an adjunct professor of art at Kean University.  Permison discussed the Native American tradition of parents placing the dream ...


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Santa Claus is Coming to BCB Union

November 26, 2018

UNION, NJ – Ho, ho, ho!  Santa Claus is coming to BCB Bank.

Santa Claus will be at BCB Union on Wednesday, December 12 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  BCB Union is located at in Union Center at 2000 Morris Avenue.

Bring your whole family, including your pets, and come take a photo with Santa.