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PACA of Union Presents its 2019 NYE Party

December 14, 2018

UNION, NJ - The Portuguese American Civic Association (PACA) of Union is hosting a New Years Eve party, beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31.

Live entertainment will be provided by DJ Nuno Silva.  The cost is $80 for PACA members; $85 for non-members; $40 for kids 7-12; $60 for kids 13-18 years of age.  

RSVP to 908-687-1376 or 908-806-4684.  The event will be held ...

Union Soccer Winter Season: Registration Open Now


UNION, NJ - Registration for Union Soccer Winter Indoor Season is in full swing.

Spots are going fast.  Register now.  Online registration is available here.

Season starts Saturday January 12, 2019.


Change to Union Center's Winter Wonderland Venue

UNION, NJ – The very early Monday morning car vs. building crash in Union Center has necessitated a change of venue for Saturday’s Holiday Welcome Station.

The free face painting, holiday arts and crafts, hot cocoa and treats will take place at El Chingon Tex-Mex Restaurant at 1996-1998 Morris Avenue, at the corner of Morris and Stuyvesant.  The original location, 100A ...

Golden Rule Lodge No. 24 Toy Drive

UNION, NJ - The Golden Rule Lodge No. 24 will be holding their annual toy drive, "Toys for Tots" event on Saturday, Dec. 22.

The event will run from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served and Santa will be available for photos.  The Golden Rule Lodge is located at 221 Oswald Place, Vauxhall.

Union's 3rd Annual Operation Gift Drop

UNION, NJ - Union residents can enter to have Santa deliver a gift directly to your child on Saturday, Dec. 22

Residents need to register before Dec. 17.  Space is limited to the first 100 families.  To register, click here.

“The event is really exciting for the children and families of Union,” said Suzete Cavadas, Mayor. “The awe and amazement on the faces of ...

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 ...

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

UNION, NJ - The concept is simple.  The rewards are priceless.

Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes you can repeat books) before your precious one starts kindergarten.

If you read just one book a night, you will have read about 365 books in a year. That is 730 books in two years and 1,095 books in three ...

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 ...

A Retirement Party for Waldi

UNION, NJ - Waldi will be stepping down from his therapy dog duties at the Union Public Library at the end of the year.

A retirement party will be held in his honor on Monday, December 17, at 4:15.  The event is best suited for children ages 5 and older.  Registration opens Monday, Dec. 3.  Please register in advance by calling 908-851-5450 ext. 3.

Springfield Road Closure Expected Next Week

UNION, NJ - The Township of Union is alerting residents to an upcoming road closure.

This Monday through Wednesday, December 3 - 5, Springfield Road, from Route 22 West to Rahway Avenue, will be closed from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. for construction, according to a social media post from the Township.

Detours will be in place and police officers will be in the area of the closure to ...


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