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Vauxhall Community Cookout at First Baptist Church

July 15, 2018

UNION, NJ - The Concerned Citizens of Vauxhall Association in partnership with the First Baptist Church hosted a community cookout on Saturday, bringing community together.   

Kim Eason President of the Concerned Citizens of Vauxhall Association said, “this is an opportunity for folks to come out and celebrate family, give back to the community, and to share some ...

Union Knights of Columbus Present Shield Awards

UNION, NJ – A Union police officer, a fireman, an EMT, teachers, and a senior citizen were honored recently at the Annual Shield Award ceremony at the Union Knights of Columbus.

The Shield Awards ceremony honors Union service personnel and recognizes Council members who display steadfast involvement, dedication and commitment.  Knights of the Month and the Knight and Columbian of ...

'Where Angels Play' Foundation Planning Playground in Honor of Parkland Victim Alyssa Alhadeff

PARKLAND, FLA. - It all started with the 9/11 tragedy and the response has grown through events such as Hurricane Katrina, the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Superstorm Sandy, and now the Feb. 14 shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland.

The Where Angels Play Foundation has constructed 48 playgrounds in the United States, Canada and most recently, ...

A Tree is Planted in Rotary Park

UNION, NJ – The Rotary Club of Union meet recently at Rotary Park, ‘near the Union Cannon’ to plant a tree and dedicate a plaque.  The tree planting is supports Rotary International’s President Ian Riseley’s “Plant a Tree Initiative”. 

According to the Rotary International website, rotaries have already far surpassed the original goal of 1.2 ...

Annual Day of Action

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Anyone looking for a volunteer opportunity is invited to join Union County Has Heart, a volunteer group sponsored by the Union County Freeholder Board, on June 22 for an evening of giving back to the community through the care of a local MicroFarm with Groundwork Elizabeth.

All are welcome.  For more information, please click on the flier below and if ...

Union Rotary Honors Union High School Orators

UNION, NJ - Three Union High School students, finalists in the Marvin Orella Speech Contest, were honored at the Union Rotary’s Annual Eloquence Soiree last week.

The Rotary Club of Union honored Union High School's winners of the Marvin Orella Speech Contest, celebrating its 21st year.  The contest has given out over $100,000 in scholarships since its inception in ...

Union Police Pass the Torch for Special Olympics

UNION, NJ – On Friday morning, police officers and other runners were poised and ready for the Union leg of the Law Enforcement Torch run for Special Olympics.

Members of the Union Police, the Team Red, White and Blue Racing Team, and Union High School cross country team gathered in front of the Union Police Department for the kick-off of the Union leg of the Torch Run.

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