Vauxhall Seniors Celebrate the Season with a Holiday Breakfast

December 17, 2017

UNION, NJ – Vauxhall seniors enjoyed a holiday breakfast on Saturday, hosted by Breakfast with the Browns, an organization that helps seniors and the homeless.

The event, held at the Golden Rule Lodge 24, was run by Adrian Brown, who founded Breakfast with the Browns with her husband in 2015.  Brown said the organization provides breakfast to seniors and the homeless every month, ...

T.Y.L.E.R.'s Project Founder Receives Union Mayor's Award

UNION, NJ – A Mayor’s Award was presented to Marilyn and Tyler Feliciano at this week's Township Committee for their work with T.Y.L.E.R.’s Project.

T.Y.L.E.R.’s Project is a program focusing on engaging children, families and the community in acts of charity and good will.  The concept of the program was born from Feliciano’s desire to give ...

Union High Hosting Annual Team Up for St. Jude Varsity Game Day

UNION, NJ – Union High School will be hosting their 3rd Annual Team Up for St. Jude Varsity Game Day event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Friday, Dec. 15.

The St. Jude Classic consists of three varsity basketball games held in Union High School’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium.  The first game will feature the state ranked Patrick School vs.

Golden Rule Lodge Hosts Annual Christmas Toy Giveaway

UNION, NJ – To the delight of children and their families, Golden Rule Lodge #24 held their annual toy giveaway and visit with Santa on Saturday. 

“We have been doing this for 25 years,” said Golden Rule Worshipful Master Tyshiem Dasher.  “It gives us a chance to really connect with the residents of this community.  We feel passionate about this ...

Union Township Community Action Organization Celebrates 50 Years

UNION, NJ -  A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Union Township Community Action Organization was held on Friday evening at Galloping Hill Caterers.

“The Board of Directors and I are excited and proud to celebrate 50 years of dedicated service to children, families, senior citizens and members of this great community,” said Joanne Little Clark, UTCAO Board ...

Union Rotary Donates to Operation Chillout

UNION, NJ – OPERATION CHILLOUT, a homeless veteran’s outreach program, was the recipient of a $5,000 donation from the Union Rotary Club at the Club’s 76th anniversary meeting on Thursday.

The donation was part of the fundraising from the Rotary’s recent Automobilia event in November.  Held each year, the Automobilia is a private collection of the oldest ...

Battle Hill Elementary School Donation Will Provide 700 Meals to Those in Need

UNION, NJ – November was a busy month for fundraising at Battle Hill Elementary School.

Students and teachers raised $845 for St. Joseph’s Social Service Center.  “Battle Hill’s donation will provide 700 meals to those in need this holiday season,” said Bernadette Murphy, a representative for St. Joseph’s, who visited the school and talked with students ...

Union's Santa In Blue Toy Drive Continues through Dec. 15

UNION, NJ – Union’s 22nd Santa in Blue Toy Drive continues to collect donations throughout the holiday season, sponsored by the Township and Police Department.

After toys have been collected, they will be sorted and categorized according to age group. They will be wrapped and distributed to local families in time for the holidays. The police will also be donating a portion of the ...

Union Police Host Santa in Blue Toy Drive

UNION, NJ – The Township of Union will once again be partnering with the Union Police Department as it hosts it’s 2017 Santa in Blue Toy Drive.

Donations of new, unwrapped toys for children, ages newborn to 16 years old, will be accepted.   The toys can be dropped off at any of the following locations:

Union Police HQ at 981 Caldwell Ave.
Union Fire Department ...

Union County Libraries and NJ Community FoodBank Food Drive November 27 to December 18

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC) are sponsoring a Food Drive to help “check out” hunger this holiday season. 

The Food Drive goes from November 27 to December 18 at local public libraries in Union County.  The libraries will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items to benefit the New Jersey Community FoodBank and other local ...

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New Opportunity for Women Business Owners in Union County

December 13, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ--The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds women business owners that they may be eligible for discounted loans offered by the Union County Economic Development Corporation.

UCEDC has been named the exclusive New Jersey lending partner for discounted loans available to women-owned businesses, through a grant from the Tory Burch Foundation Capital Program. The ...