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Union County Brings Sensory-Friendly Performance of GALUMPHA to Rahway

October 15, 2017

RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will bring a sensory-friendly performance featuring the visually stunning acrobatics of GALUMPHA to the stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m.

All tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased through the Union County Performing Arts Center at ucpac.org or by calling the Box Office at ...

Scenes from Union's Autumn Festival

UNION, NJ – Hundreds participated in Union’s Autumn Festival on Saturday in Union Center.

Hosted by Union’s Special Improvement District (SID), the festival featured a brewery and cigar station, music, vendors and food.  For the kids, arts and crafts, face painting, balloon art and pumpkin decorating was available.

An ice cream eating contest, sponsored by the ...

Rich In History - Union Sites Share Spotlight in County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend Event

UNION, NJ –Take a walk through history at Union County’s annual civic heritage event, “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History” on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 22 from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the County Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with staff and volunteers at 35 historic sites, ...

Amazing Talent on Display at 'Union's Got Talent'

UNION, NJ – Seventeen contestants vied for the top award at Saturday night’s “Union’s Got Talent” at Union High School. 

This year, Taylor Mitchell, singing “What’s Up” won first place and the top prize of $1,000. 

“My children asked me to enter,” said Mitchell speaking of her 10- and 7-year old children.  ...

Enter Tapinto Union's Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

UNION, NJ – It’s that time of year again –- where your creativity and this season’s pumpkins come together in some extraordinary ways.

Tapinto Union is hosting a “Pumpkin Decorating Contest”.  Whether it’s pumpkin carving, pumpkin painting or other pumpkin decorating, all creative endeavors are eligible. 

Prizes will be awarded in two ...

Food, Dance and Music Highlight Union's Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

UNION, NJ – Union’s 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, The Rhythm and the Beat, took place on Saturday, recognizing the history of drumming and percussion in Latin America.

Sponsored by BCB Bank and the Union Special Improvement District, various cultural groups, including a community drum circle and traditional Latino dancers entertained the crowds throughout the ...

"Rhythm & The Beat" Theme of Artwork in Town Hall

UNION, NJ – The main meeting room in Union’s Town Hall has some new artwork on display – transforming it into a “Rhythm & the Beat” themed art gallery.

On display is a collection of fine prints and educational materials on loan from the Newark Pubic Library.  The prints are by Jose Alicea from the 70’s and early 80’s. They were part of the ...

Finalists Selected for 'Union's Got Talent'

UNION, NJ – Auditions were held Friday night and the 5th Annual Union’s Got Talent finalists have been selected. 

Presented by Investors Bank in partnership with the Township of Union, the show will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, beginning at 7:00 at Union High School.

Cash Prizes will be awarded to the top acts: 1st Place -  $1,000; 2nd Place - $500; and ...

Registration Open for Annual Halloween Window Painting Contest

UNION, NJ – Registration for the Annual Halloween Window Painting Contest is underway.

Contestants, in grades 5 – 12, have an opportunity to paint storefront windows throughout town.  Window assignments and paint will be distributed on October 11 from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Trophies will be awarded by grade.

Register in person at the Recreation Department, 1120 ...

Hannah Caldwell Teacher Headed to Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions

UNION, NJ – Hannah Caldwell School administrators, teachers and students surprised fourth grade teacher Jason Sterlacci with a practice Jeopardy! game before his upcoming appearance on the Tournament of Champions next week.

“I had no idea this assembly was happening for me,” said Sterlacci about the program that took place Thursday morning.

Sterlacci will leave for Los ...

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Caldwell Parsonage Joins National Parks Stamp Program

October 10, 2017

          National Parks lovers will be thrilled to know that Union County’s historic sites, including the Caldwell Parsonage in Union, have almost 30 new "Passport To Your National Parks" cancellation stamps for Four Centuries in a Weekend--October 21 and October 22.

          Union ...