Township Discusses Plans for Phase II of the Stuyvesant Streetscape Project

April 13, 2018

UNION, NJ – Business owners, residents and township officials attended a Phase II Stuyvesant Avenue Streetscape informational session on Tuesday morning, sponsored by the Special Improvement District and hosted by BCB Bank.

Plans are in place to update and reconstruct the sidewalks along Stuyvesant Avenue, from Morris Avenue to the Union cannon near Elmwood in Phase II of the Stuyvesant ...

Overlook Named 'Employer of the Year' by NJ APSE

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) is the only national organization with an exclusive ...

Battle Hill Students Turn an Idea into a Charitable Business

UNION, NJ – At Battle Hill Elementary School’s recent Vendor Night, fourth grade Gifted & Talented students had an opportunity to preview the business project they created in preparation for the upcoming district-wide fourth-grade Young Entrepreneur Challenge.

“It all started with a piece of paper,” said Ava Soares, one of the Gifted & Talented students. She and ...

Westfield Lord & Taylor Customers May be Affected by Data Breach

WESTFIELD, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday.

A spokesperson for HBC told TAPinto Westfield that they cannot say yet if customers at the Westfield location were affected, as the data breach is still under investigation. Certain ...

Union's March Business of the Month: Repeats Are Neat

UNION, NJ - First on the agenda at the Township Committee meeting Tuesday night was the Business of the Month Award, recognizing a woman-owned business in honor of Women’s History Month.

Business owner Adrienne Baker of ‘Repeats are Neat’, located at 958A Stuyvesant Avenue, said the store’s mission is to provide customers with new and gently used women’s and ...

Boy Scouts of America Patriot's Path Council Honors Union's Outstanding Citizens

UNION, NJ – A Union resident, business owner, Chamber director and police officer were among the honorees at Friday night’s Boy Scouts of America 2018 Springfield-Union Good Scout Awards Dinner.

Honorees were Union resident and Board of Education member David Arminio, Union police officer Michael Boll, Union Chamber of Commerce Executive Director James Masterson, Union business ...

Toys"R"Us to Close: Use Those Gift Cards

WAYNE, NJ _ Toys”R”Us and Babies”R”Us has officially announced plans to liquidate the inventory in all of its 735 U.S. stores, including the Union location and all stores in New Jersey, according to the Toys”R”Us website.

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs urges anyone with a gift card to these stores to use the card before April 15.  After ...

Union Mayor Discusses Future Development, Including Plans for the Garden State Motel and New Public Library

UNION, NJ – The re-development of the Garden State Motel property was the first order of business when Union Mayor Suzette Cavadas began her discussion Wednesday night at the Chamber of Commerce “Meet the Mayor” event.

Cavadas announced that a contract for the sale of the Garden State Motel, on Route 22 East, has been signed, with a national high-end hotel ...

Two Union High School Students Join the Union Chamber of Commerce Team

UNION, NJ – The Union Chamber of Commerce has two new team members, who will be interning there as part of Union High School’s Cooperative Education program.

High school seniors Mekhi Rivers, 18, and Sabrina Prevost, 17, will be an working with the Union Chamber at least through the end of the school year.

“I’m honored and privileged to be a part of this ...

Art's World Named February Business of the Month

UNION, NJ – The Township Committee has named New Jersey Art’s World the February Business of the Month at Tuesday night’s meeting.

New Jersey Art’s World has been in business for over 20 years.  “They take great pride in helping to give your home or office that extra special touch that makes it unique,” said Committeewoman Michele Delisfort.  ...

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Union County Offers Free History Grant Workshop

April 3, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites historical societies and other organizations to apply for two types of grants available through the Union County History Re-grant Program, funded by the New Jersey Historical Commission.

In support of the Re-Grant Program, Union County’s Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs will conduct a free history grant writing workshop on ...