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Signing Day for Three Union High School Athletes

November 15, 2018

UNION, NJ – Three Union High School scholarship athletes signed letters of intent with colleges and universities on Wednesday morning in the high school library.

“We are very proud of these students, academically and athletically,” said Athletic Director Linda Ionta.  “These students worked hard and I’m grateful for the family and friends who are here for ...

Lockdown at Union High School Monday Morning

UNION, NJ – A Union High School student suspected of having a weapon caused a lockdown at the school Monday morning.

According to a voice message sent out at just after 1:00 p.m. by Althea Bossard, Acting Principal of Union High School, at 9:30 Monday morning “the building went into a lockdown and the police and the Board of Education was notified at that time.”

In the ...

Project SEARCH at Overlook Medical Center Holds Open House Dec. 12

SUMMIT, NJ - The Project SEARCH program at Overlook Medical Center which, since launching in 2016, has seen 15 out of 18 interns securing competitive employment in the community, will be hosting an open house event for prospective students and families on December 12, from 7 - 8:30 p.m, at the hospital.

Recently, TAPinto Union published a feature story ...

Battle Hill School Elects Student Leaders

UNION, NJ - Fourth grade students at Battle Hill Elementary School recently had the chance to get involved in the political process by way of the Student Council.  Students had the opportunity to run for President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.  Student Council, at the fourth grade level, is an introduction to student government, community involvement, and ...

Lawsuit Contains Explosive Allegations Against School Leadership

UNION, NJ – An explosive lawsuit, naming the Union High School principal and members of the administration as defendants, was filed late last week on behalf of Union’s Director of Athletics alleging harassment and discrimination.

Township of Union Schools Athletic Director Linda Ionta, a Union school district employee for 29 years, filed suit last week against Union High School ...

UNICO's Union Chapter Recognizes a Union Fireman, Policeman and Retired Teacher

UNION, NJ – Union Firefighter and New Jersey FMBA President Edwin Donnelly, Union Police Captain Chris Donnelly, and Union resident Michael Yesenko were the honorees Saturday night at the Union UNICO 38th Annual Humanitarian Dinner.

UNICO, founded in 1922, is an organization that stands for Unity, Neighborliness, Integrity, Charity and Opportunity. 

Ed Donnelly is a 17-year ...

Meetings Scheduled to Discuss Union's Preschool Expansion Program

UNION, NJ – The Union Schools Superintendent will be hosting several preschool community forums to provide updates on the initiatives of the Township of Union Public Schools Preschool Expansion Program.

The Union School District was awarded the NJDOE Preschool Education Expansion Aid (PEEA) grant, allowing for district preschool to be expanded from 11 half-day programs to five half-day ...

Union's (Super) Heroes Visit the Deron School

UNION, NJ – Members of Union’s police department paid a very special visit to the Deron School on Tuesday to help them celebrate the season and their Harvest Fest.

“A lot of children from the school aren’t able to celebrate a typical Halloween because of the sights and sounds,” said Sgt. Dorothy Mascidlo-Skiper.  “As a Police Department, we want to ...

Union High School Government Students Take Charge for a Day

UNION, NJ - Union High School students participated in Union’s 7th annual Student Government Day on Tuesday by assuming the roles of elected officials, administrators and department heads.

Throughout the morning, students accompanied the mayor, committee members, the police director, fire chief, the clerk’s office, and department heads responsible for the Senior Center, the ...

Connecticut Farms Students See Beyond the Laces

UNION, NJ – Connecticut Farms Elementary School students saw ‘beyond the laces’ when authors Bob Salomon and Rick Young visited the school on Friday to inspire through kindness.

Salomon, a retired corrections officer, talked with students about “Beyond the Laces”, the book he co-wrote, as a story of America’s greatest pastime in which parents and their ...


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