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Union High School Performing Arts Company to Perform 'Peter Pan'

February 24, 2018

UNION, NJ – J.M. Barrie’s classic tale, Peter Pan, is coming to life on the Union High School stage March 16 – March 25.

The story follows Peter Pan, the free spirited young boy that flies, on his non-stop adventures in Neverland.  Peter Pan has been told in a variety of different formats from the cherished Disney cartoon, to the timeless TV movie made popular by ...

22nd Annual Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Steps Off March 10

UNION, NJ—Twenty-one years after the first Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade stepped off on Morris Avenue the tradition continues on Saturday, March 10 at 1:00 p.m. sharp with thousands of marchers and spectators gathering to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland.

This year’s Grand Marshal, John McPartlan of Scotch Plains, will lead the march of bagpipe and ...

Easter Egg Hunt and Magic Show at the Golden Rule Lodge

UNION, NJ - The first annual "Kids Just Want to be Kids" Easter Egg Hunt and Magic Show is scheduled for March 31 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  The egg hunt will run from 10:30 - 11:30 and the magic show from 11:30 - 12:15.

This free community event will be held at the Golden Rule Lodge, 221 Oswald Place in Vauxhall.  Parents are asked to bring an Easter basket for ...

Starting to Reinvigorate ‘The Square’ by Celebrating Springfield’s Rich Black History

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Square is a neighborhood near the Antioch Baptist Church in Springfield.  For many years it was a predominantly African American neighborhood, but in recent decades it has diversified. 

Not forgetting and gaining an appreciation of that Springfield community’s history and its people is what the event “Welcome to The Square:  Celebrating ...

Reservations Now Available for Lunch with Peter Pan and Captain Hook

UNION, NJ – Captain Hook and Peter Pan will be hosting a luncheon in Neverland in anticipation of the Union High School Performing Art Center’s upcoming production of “Peter Pan”.

The event, scheduled for March 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Union High School, includes assorted sandwiches and baked goods, arts and crafts, a meet-and-greet with Peter Pan, Captain ...

Pop Up Theater at Union Center's BCB Bank: 'Love Letters'

UNION, NJ -  A bank, a library, an Italian restaurant -- where will they POP UP next?  

Union Center’s BCB Community Bank will be hosting free performances of 'Love Letters', a play by A.R. Gurney, the latest in a series of POP UP Theater events in Union’s Downtown Center presented by The Theater Project.

“BCB Community Bank supports and celebrates the ...

Union Teacher Writes Book to Help Kids Understand and Manage Emotions

UNION, NJ –Nikki Gangemi remembers all too well her middle and high school years.  She remembers being bullied, excluded and picked on.  She says these experiences impacted her life well into her 30s.

“I had a rough time in school,” said Gangemi, 39, who is now a Franklin School kindergarten teacher.  “Like a lot of kids, I didn’t really know how to ...

Scotch Plains Weighing Options to Honor Hometown Hero Pat DiNizio

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains is looking at several different ways to honor native son Pat DiNizio, the local music legend who rose to fame with his band, The Smithereens, during the 1980s.

DiNizio, who died unexpectedly on Dec. 12, was proud of his roots in the community and was a 2015 inductee into the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Hall ...

Classic TV Film Series

UNION, NJ - UnionTV34 has announced their Classic TV Film Series, a spinoff their Classic TV afternoon program, featuring old films from the 1930's to 1950's.

Tonight at 7:00 p.m. is the first in the series, the 1948 film "Here Comes Trouble."  This film features a newspaper publisher being blackmailed by a burlesque queen (Joan Woodbury).   He sends one ...

Black History Month: "The Amen Corner"

UNION, NJ - The Mayor and Committee of the Township of Union will be hosting their 3rd Annual Black History Month Celebration on Saturday, February 24th with a staged reading of the acclaimed play The Amen Corner by James Baldwin. The event will take place at 1:00 p.m. at Central Five- Jefferson School on Hilton Ave in Vauxhall.

“We are so excited for this year’s program- not only ...

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Sat, February 24, 2:00 PM

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Who Invented It? Black Inventors and Their ...

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Mon, February 26, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

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Mon, February 26, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Branch Library, Vauxhall

Hilton Readers Book Discussion Group: "The Man in ...

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Ultimate Pizza Tasting Contest

February 23, 2018

The second annual Ultimate Pizza Tasting contest will be held on March 16 from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Jefferson School, 155 Hilton Avenue, Vauxhall.  Doors will close at 6:30.  Come taste a variety of pizzas and vote for your favorite. The evening also includes music and face painting for children. 

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12 and children up to age 3 are ...