Community Announcements

October 15, 2018

Union, N.J. – Union Public Library (UPL) invites you to attend Computer Basics, a series of events to teach what you need to know to use a computer and the Internet.  Throughout November, the Union Public Library will offer classes at the Vauxhall Branch (123 Hilton Avenue, Vauxhall) to bring you ...

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UNION, NJ – Union police are advising residents and drivers of a major road closure anticipated for next week. The entire length of Oakland Avenue, from Vauxhall Road to Stuyvesant Avenue, will be closed for paving from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16. Police say no traffic will ...

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UNION, NJ – The Union Public Library is in the planning stages for their upcoming renovation and they are looking for the public’s opinion on what the new library should look like. Open meetings are scheduled for public input as follows: Adult users:  Friday, Oct. 12, 1:00 – 2:00 ...

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UNION, NJ - The Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union, will participate in Union County's “Four Centuries in a Weekend:  A Journey through Union County’s History” Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 (12:00 – 5:00 p.m. both days).   The Parsonage is depicted on the seal of the ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Farmers Market, scheduled for every Thursday afternoon from June through October, has been canceled today due to the approaching hurricane and rainy weather. The Market will resume next Thursday with TreeLicious Orchards & Just Made Bakery and many more vendors.

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  UNION, NJ - The Annual Spaghetti Dinner hosted by the Union Senior Center will take place on Wednesday, October 24 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. The event is for Union residents and attendees must sign up at the Union Senior Center for a reservation.  The Senior Center is located at 968 ...

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UNION, NJ - The Connecticut Farms Elementary School PTA will be holding a clothing donation collecting the following items:  new or gently used men, women, and children's clothing, shoes, purses, belts, bed and bath linens, and stuff animals.  Bikes and baby strollers will also be accepted. The ...

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UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Recreation Department Travel Basketball season runs from December through March.   The league will hold weekday and weekend games and practices. Registration is open until October 19, with a late registration night set for Tuesday, October 23, at 7:30 ...

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UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Veteran's Alliance Memorial Day Parade 2018 Kickoff fundraiser is set for October 19. The fifth annual dinner/dance will be held at the Union Columbian Club #4504, from 6:00 - 11:00 p.m.  Entertainment will be provided by the harmonic blend of "Park ...

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UNION, NJ – The Union Portuguese American Civic Association (PACA) is moving. After 15 years behind the Greek Church at 721 Rahway Avenue, the PACA will be moving to their new headquarters at the Knights of Columbus facility at 1034 Jeanette Avenue on November 1. The PACA will be occupying ...

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UNION, NJ - In conjunction with the Seasoned Saints Dance Ministry of First Baptist Church of Vauxhall and Atlantic Health System-Overlook Medical Center Community Health Department, the Golden Rule Chapter No. 50 will be presenting A Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar. The event will take place on ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Municipal Band, under the direction Howard Toplansky, will present their first band concert of the 2018-2019 season on Monday evening, October 15. The concert will be held at Hannah Caldwell School Auditorium, 1120 Commerce Avenue,  at 7:30 p.m. The band will perform ...

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UNION, NJ - Closing out Fire Prevention Week, the Union Fire Department will be hosting their 2nd Annual Open House on Saturday, October 13. “This event allows the citizens that we serve to come out and meet  their firefighters in a relaxed atmosphere," said Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio.  "It ...

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UNION, NJ - Did you know that Union's Recreation Department has a new "Intro to Baton Twirling" workshop led by award winning coach Nicole Placca? Participants will learn the basics of baton twirling which helps builds confidence, self-esteem and discipline. Registration is now open and includes ...

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UNION, NJ – Gardening doesn’t stop just because the weather gets colder. The Township of Union Garden Club will host a guest speaker at their next monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 3.  Caren White, the "Herb Lady", will speak about using herbs for medicinal use. The meeting begins at 7:00 ...

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UNION, NJ - Battle Hill Elementary School will be hosting a community event entitled "Rachel's Challenge" on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 6:00 p.m. Rachel Joy Scott's life was tragically cut short during the Columbine High School shooting on April 20, 1999.  Battle Hill School presents the inspiring true ...

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UNION, NJ - Happenings in Union this week: Monday, 9/24 Union Township Active Retirees (Monday Club), 10:00 a.m., Senior Center Chair Yoga Session Kick-Off, 12:00 p.m., Senior Center Construction Zone, 3:30 p.m., Union Public Library Read to Waldi, 4:30 p.m., Union Public ...

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UNION, NJ - The Township of Union will be hosting a 2018 Hispanic Heritage Celebration - Salsa Explosion - on Sunday, October 21. The celebration will feature Orquesta Clave Y Sabor, Group MK DanceStudio; DJ Lenin in the Mix and The Group Otto Show.  Food vendors will include Gusto Y ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Elks Lodge #1583 will be hosting their 29th Annual Kustom Car and Motorcycle Show on Sunday, October 14. The event will be held at the lodge at 281 Chestnut Street from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  The event, presented by the Union Elks Special Children's Committee, will include ...

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UNION, NJ – Union has been selected as the 43rd Best Places to Live in America, according to MONEY.com. The ranking lists Union’s diversity among its essential traits.  “A majority-minority community, Union counts among its tongues Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, and French Creole.  The cultural ...

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UNION, NJ – A debate on the topic of Marijuana Legalization for recreational use, hosted by the Regular Democratic Club of Union, will be held on Monday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m. The debate will feature Bill Caruso of NJ United for Marijuana Reform in favor and Stephen Reid, Executive Director ...

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UNION, NJ - Happenings in Union this week: Monday, 9/17 Union Township Active Retirees (Monday Club), 10:00 a.m., Senior Center Chair Yoga Session Kick-Off, 12:00 p.m., Senior Center Construction Zone, 3:30 p.m., Union Public Library Dinner and Movie Night for Adults: "Book Club", ...

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UNION, NJ - Save the date for local art and culture in the heart of Union Center. Union's Cultural Arts Board is hosting the "Annual National Arts Month Celebration" on Saturday, October 13 from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.    There will be activities and workshops like paint and sip and a candle ...

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UNION, NJ - The Golden Rule Craftsman Club, Inc. of Vauxhall presents its annual scholarship dinner dance honoring Worshipful Brother Christopher Bruton. The event will be held on Friday, October 26, from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at Pantagis Renaissance, 250 Park Avenue in Scotch Plains.  There ...

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UNION, NJ - In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Raconteur Radio will perform a *magical* parody of The Goblet of Fire. The event will be held on Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m.  at the Union Public Library.  Come in costume and ...

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UNION, NJ – TAPinto Union is seeking submissions from the public as part of a proposed new series, “Hometown Heroes.” The series aims to spotlight those who serve or have served the Union community or have led noteworthy lives in Union.   Check out this recent story about a hometown hero:  Union ...

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UNION, NJ - Happenings in Union this week: Monday, 9/10 Union Township Active Retirees (Monday Club), 10:00 a.m., Senior Center Chair Yoga Session Kick-Off, 12:00 p.m., Senior Center Family Program: Books and Board Games with Your Grandparents, 1:30 p.m., Vauxhall Public ...

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UNION, NJ - September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and local libraries are reminding everyone that this month is an incredible time to get one. As this year's Honorary Chairs, the Incredibles will use their superpowers to remind families, students and people of all ages that signing up ...

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  UNION, NJ - Union Knights of Columbus 4504 will be hosting a Family Picnic on September 8 which is open to the public. I The event will run from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Union Knights on Jeanette Avenue.  There will be food, drinks and activities.  The menu includes burgers, hotdogs, ...

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UNION, NJ - Happenings in Union this week: Monday, 9/3 Happy Labor Day! Union Township Active Retirees (Monday Club), 10:00 a.m., Senior Center Tuesday, 9/4 Senior Citizens Tuesday Club, 10:00 a.m., Senior Center Career Coach, 12:30 p.m., Union Public Library Tai Chi - ...

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