Community Announcements

May 27, 2020

UNION, NJ - Union's weekly Facebook Live Q&A with Senator Joseph Cryan, Mayor Delisfort, Health Officer, Marconi Gapas, and Special Guest New Jersey's Education Commissioner Dr. Lamont Repollet will take place Friday at 3:00 p.m. Residents can tune in by following the Township on Facebook ...

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UNION, NJ – An abbreviated Memorial Day program to honor fallen heroes, and a ceremony to re-dedicate the refurbished Veterans Memorial Honor Roll Park, took place Monday morning at the park, located on Stuyvesant and Wewanna Avenues. “In light of the current pandemic, this year’s parade, ...

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UNION, NJ – A small gathering of veterans, fire responders and township officials came together on Memorial Day at Veteran’s Honor Role and Memorial Park to honor fallen veterans.  Around the state this morning at 10:00, people socially distanced and sang the national anthem in tribute to fallen ...

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  UNION, NJ - Due to inclement weather predicted for tomorrow, May 23, the Memorial Day Weekend Cruising for a Cause car parade has been postponed to the scheduled rain date of Sunday, May 24.  The parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. from  Union High School. This car parade through Union is in ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Beginning Saturday, May 16, at 8:00 a.m., the Route 22 westbound right lane and the ramp to Vauxhall Road northbound will be closed and detoured. New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials said the work will continue until 3:00 p.m. Saturday.  NJDOT’s contractor, New ...

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UNION, NJ - Are you overwhelmed with clutter? Buried in paper? Is your closet is out of control? Have you ever missed an appointment, or double booked your calendar? Maybe now is the time to cross “Get Organized” off your to-do list? The Union Public Library is hosting an event to help ...

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UNION, NJ - Stress is a fact of life.   In this presentation, scheduled for Monday, May 11, at 11:00 a.m., you'll learn a four-step method to becoming your own Stress Detective and discover there is more you can do to lessen your stress than you may realize. Learn how to transform your stress ...

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UNION, NJ - The weekly Facebook Live Q&A township meeting will be held tomorrow, May 8 at 3:00 p.m. with Senator Joe Cryan, Mayor Michele Delisfort, and Health Officer Marconi Gapas. This week, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo ...

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UNION, NJ – Do you want to show Mom how much she means to everyone in her life? This year’s Township of Union Mother’s Day video segments will be filmed by residents in the comfort of their homes and submitted for the Virtual Mother’s Day segment on TV34. "At times like this, it’s necessary ...

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UNION, NJ – Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of beloved Union resident Anthony P. Steitz, and friends and peers came together to make a tribute video in his memory. Andy Imbimbo, Crossroads Christian Fellowship Youth Paster, said since getting together in person was not ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the I-78 express lanes will be closed next week near the Garden State Parkway through approximately Exit 58/New Jersey Turnpike in Union and Essex Counties as a pavement preservation project continues. Beginning ...

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UNION, NJ - Township and county parks, fields, and playgrounds will be closed, effective immediately, said Union Mayor Michele Delisfort.   The closure is indefinite, announced Union police, but is another measure to try to flatten the curve. "We realize that closing the parks is an ...

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UNION, NJ - We are living through an incredible moment in our lifetime. Documenting the impact of this crisis on regular people, as it unfolds, is important. This written record can help us be better prepared for future emergencies, can be used as an archive for historical research, and sharing our ...

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CAMDEN, N.J.– Approximately 1,680 feet of aging water main will be replaced in Union beginning this week by New Jersey American Water. The project also includes replacing three fire hydrants and 36 utility-owned service lines along the pipeline route. The company will upgrade the aging 6-inch ...

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UNION, NJ – In a show of appreciation for, and thanks to, healthcare professionals and essential personnel, Union residents and neighbors are invited to come together Wednesday evening displaying luminaries and clapping it up. “It's something that doesn't cost anything, everyone can do it, and ...

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UNION, NJ – The Route 22 westbound ramp to Vauxhall Road northbound will be closed and detoured beginning 10:00 p.m. Friday, March 27. According to the New Jersey Department of Transportation, their contractor, New Prince Concrete, will close and detour the ramp for tree trimming.  The detour ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Public Library reminds residents that their free digital resources are available 24/7. A Union Public Library card offers access to ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines, comics, music, streaming video, homework help, tutoring, career resources and more, for your ...

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UNION, NJ – Beginning Thursday, March 19, Stop & Shop stores will create special hours specifically geared to accommodate customers 60 years old and older.  According to a Stop & Shop press release, stores will open from 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. only for customers over the age of 60, who ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - If you are in need of a home-delivered meal and reside in Union County, you may be eligible ONLY if you meet all of the following criteria: ·         60 years or older ·         Live alone ·         Unable to shop or prepare a meal for yourself Please call Meals on ...

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UNION, NJ - In response to the coronavirus, the Union Public Library will close it's doors beginning Monday, March 16, through Monday, March 30. "In an abundance of caution for the health and safety of everyone in our community, the Union Library and Vauxhall branch will close," said Library ...

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UNION, NJ – The Vauxhall Historical Society awarded three winners in their Black History Essay Contest at a ceremony Tuesday night. At the ceremony, held at the Congressman Donald M. Payne Vauxhall Meeting Center, Vauxhall Historical Society members presented awards to essay contest ...

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UNION, NJ - Nationally recognized motivational speaker and Union High School graduate Sam Anthony Lucania will be speaking to members of the community on Monday, April 6. Lucania will be speaking about his journey through addiction and recovery, about those seeking help for someone who may be ...

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UNION, NJ - An event celebrating the Women's Movement is set for Thursday, March 26, beginning at 5:00 p.m. Mayor Michele Delisfort and the Township Committee will host the NOW (National Organization for Women) event at Galloping Hill, 325 Chestnut Street, Union.  The schedule for the event ...

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UNION, NJ - Ever wonder how to add a little more zing to your wardrobe? Always in a tizzy about what to wear? Spring is a great time to think about how you present yourself to others whether going to a job interview, business meeting or casual affair -- but where do you begin? Spring Style Tips ...

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UNION, NJ - 'Reclaiming Our Voice:  New Jersey's Role in the Fight for Woman Suffrage' will be presented by the Union Public Library on Monday, March 2. Attendees will watch re-enactor Carol Simon Levin dramatize how women fought for generations for the right to vote and New Jersey’s overlooked ...

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UNION, NJ - This year marks the centennial of women's suffrage in the U. S. Why did it take so long?  Discover the answer in Linda Barth's presentation, "Alice Paul: Champion of Women's Suffrage," based on her book of the same name.  The Union Township Historical Society will host the program.

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UNION, NJ - The Union Public Library now provides wireless and mobile printing from laptops, tablets, and smartphones. On your way to an important interview and need to print your resume? No problem. Send your document to a library printer and pick it up on your way. You can print documents, ...

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UNION, NJ - Union Public Library (UPL) has many programs and events planned for adults at both the Main Library (MN) and Vauxhall Branch (VH) in March. All programs are free and open to the public.  Connect Explore Discover Learn how to access UPL’s digital resources!  Bring your mobile ...

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UNION, NJ - The Vauxhall Community Group will be celebrating Women's History Month with a presentation by Ntozake Shange. Shange is a poet, novelist, playwright and performer.  She wrote the Broadway-produced and Obie Award-winning "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow ...

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UNION, NJ - Celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday (March 2) and Read Across America, a story time event is scheduled for Saturday, February 22 at Here's the Story Bookstore, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Story time is geared toward children ages 4 to 11.  Cookies and juice will be provided after ...

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