Community Announcements

December 15, 2018

UNION, NJ - Union friends at the Union Public Library for a kid-friendly New Year's celebration, featuring a craft, special storytime, and a countdown to noon! Registration opens Saturday, Dec. 15.  All ages welcome. Registration required. To sign up, call 908-851-5450 ext. 3 or stop by the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit one-on-one with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, at the Union Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 18, as part of the ASK – Aging Services Kiosk ...

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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 ...

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  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.  

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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.  ...

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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 ...

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UNION, NJ - Happens in and around Union this week: Monday, November 26 Construction Zone, Union Public Library, 3:00 p.m. Hilton Readers Books Discussion Group:  "Homegoing" by Yaa Gyasi, Vauxhall Public Library, 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 27 Pre-K Interactive Learning Time, ...

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UNION, NJ - Happenings in and around Union this week: MONDAY, 11/19: Social Media Marketing Workshop, Vauxhall Public Library, 1:00 p.m. The Odessa Klezmer Band, Free Concert, Elizabeth Public Library, 2:00 p.m. Master Class:  Tap Workshop with Karen Callaway Williams, Free Workshop, ...

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UNION, NJ - Union residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age 60 and older can visit the Union Public Library on Tuesday, November 27, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging will be available to speak ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Public Library will be hosting a "Kids in the Kitchen" event for kids ages 6-12. The new cookbook club, to be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2:00, asks kids to make a recipe from one of their featured holiday cookbooks and bring to share.  Cookbooks will be available to check ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Help is needed! Learn how you can help save a life. Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive - sponsored by BetheMatch.org will be held at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, November 14, at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Café, located at 255 Williamson St., Elizabeth. Brandon ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Municipal Band, under the direction Howard Toplansky, will present two holiday-themed concerts this December. The first will be held on Monday, December 10 at Ehrhart Gardens, 100 Francis Court, at 7:30 p.m..  The second concert will be held on Monday, December 17 at Hannah ...

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UNION, NJ – Union will hold its 2nd Annual Winter Weekend beginning Friday, November 30, featuring ice skating at Town Hall and the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. “We’re excited to transform Town Hall into a winter wonderland and bring back one of Union’s most cherished events - the ...

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UNION, NJ - Harry S. Truman once said, "There is nothing new in the world except the history you do not know."   The Union Township Historical Society is offering a piece of Union's rich history with unframed copies of an original Thomas Hughes 1860 Farm Map of Union Township.  The 48 x 36 map ...

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UNION, NJ – Award Winning Certified Life and Career Coach Erica Bell will be hosting a brunch on Sunday, Nov. 18: “Girl Talk: Women’s Empowerment Brunch. The event will be held at Dolce Lounge, 17 Broad Street, Elizabeth.  Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Women 21+ be prepared to participate in an ...

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UNION, NJ - The Salem Roadhouse Cafe will be hosting a rock festival to help the Union Police Department collect toys for needy children. The event, set for December 1, will include performances by Melinda Davis, Rich Kubicz, Jake Thistle, Robert and Paulina Hill, Ray Powers & Friends, Mike ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Public Library will be hosting the sounds of early Dixieland, military music and other standards as performed by the Florian Schantz Jazz Combo, a Union County-based group led by sixteen-year old professional trumpet player Florian Schantz.  Schantz formed the group when he ...

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UNION, NJ - Free flu shots will be given out at the Union Township Community Access Organization (UTCAO) on Friday, November 2. The event will be held at the Oliver E. Young Annex at the UTCAO at 2410 Springfield Avenue in Vauxhall. Vaccines are available for those 6 months and older.  Shots ...

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UNION, NJ – Due to the impending rain and cold temperatures, some Halloween Spooktacular Weekend events have changed or been canceled. Friday:  “Hocus Pocus”, the Halloween Movie Under the Stars event, has been moved indoors to the Union Senior Center at 968 Bonnel Court.  The event will also ...

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UNION, NJ - The United Clergy of Vauxhall and Vicinity will host the Annual Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 18, at 4:00 p.m. All are welcomed to attend.  Music ministry will be provided by The Vauxhall Community Choir.  The evening offering will be used to assist the Carolina ...

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UNION, NJ – Union police and firefighters responded to an overturned car on Route 22 early Sunday morning. According to Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio, a car rolled over in the vicinity of 2650 Route 22 east, near the Applebee’s entrance at about 3:00 a.m.  The driver was out of the car when ...

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UNION, NJ - It’s that time of year again!  For the month of October, Townley Presbyterian Church is concentrating their efforts on hosting Townley’s most successful rummage sale yet.  They have been collecting items since their last sale in the Spring.  They have closets stocked with items in ...

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UNION, NJ - More than 90 representatives from colleges and universities, vocational and technical schools, business and career schools, and the military will be available at College and Career Night on Wednesday, October 24, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. There will be an optional session for parents on ...

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  UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Public Schools will present "More than Sad: Suicide Prevention for Parents" program. Parents will learn to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a conversation with their child, and him or her help. The event will take ...

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