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Mayor Presents Proclamation for Gun Violence Awareness Day

June 16, 2018

UNION, NJ – In an emotional presentation at Tuesday’s Township Committee meeting, Mayor Suzette Cavadas presented a proclamation designating June 1 ‘Gun Violence Awareness Day’.

“This is really close to my heart,” said Cavadas.  She said Americans are twenty-five times more likely to be killed with guns than people in other developed countries.  ...

Union High School Twirlers Receive Mayor's Award

UNION, NJ – The Union High School Twirling Team received a Mayor’s Award at Tuesday night’s Township Committee meeting for their continued accomplishments and statewide success.

Committeewoman Michele Delisfort said the Union High School Twirling Team is only one of eight schools in New Jersey that still acknowledges baton twirling, “let alone a full twirling ...

Gov. Murphy still pushing a millionaire's tax, won’t say when he'll sign sports betting, weed bills

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - With a showdown on the state budget looming just 22 days away, Gov. Phil Murphy today re-emphasized his call for a tax on the state’s wealthiest households while hoping to avoid another shutdown of state government.

“Do I still want a millionaire’s tax? The answer is ‘yes,’ “ Murphy said at a press conference at the John ...

Township of Union: Results are In for Township Committee, County, State and Federal Nominations

UNION, NJ – Township of Union unofficial results are in for Municipal, County, State and Federal Primary Election races:

UNION:  Township Committee:

Incumbents Michele Delisfort and Manuel Figueiredo beat out Democratic opponents Jason F. Krychiw and Ronnie McDowell for the Democratic nomination for seats on the Township Committee.

Unopposed Republican ...

Union County Freeholders Support LGBTQ Community with Historical Pride Flag Raising Ceremony

ELIZABETH, NJ - The rainbow flag, a symbol of pride and independence fly’s high at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. 

This historic event by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the Office of LGBTQ Services, Department of Human Services and many others, brought dignitaries and people from all over New Jersey to the steps of the ...

Clinton Manor Site to be Transformed into Marriot Property

UNION, NJ – A redevelopment plan for the Clinton Manor property on Route 22 was announced today by Union Mayor Suzette Cavadas.    

Cavadas said the owner of the property, working with the Marriot organization, will repurpose the site to a five-story hotel and banquet hall.

“As Mayor, it has been one of my highest priorities to help move Union ...

Groundbreaking Takes Place for Springfield Avenue Streetscape Project

UNION, NJ – A groundbreaking ceremony for the upcoming Springfield Avenue Streetscape Project in Vauxhall took place Tuesday evening.

“The Springfield Avenue Streetscape Project is one that we’ve been looking forward to, not only because of its ability to beautify this area, but also because we see this as a vehicle for further redevelopment and investment in the Township of ...

Fallen Union Soldier: Never Forgotten

UNION, NJ – Family and friends of U.S. Marine Sgt. Nilton R. Cacoilo march every year in Union's Veterans Alliance Memorial Day Parade to honor their fallen loved one. 

After this years’ parade and ceremony, members of the Knights of Columbus presented Cacoilo’s family with an Honor and Remember Flag, embroidered with his name and date of ...

Scenes from Union's 2018 Memorial Day Parade

UNION, NJ –The Veteran’s Alliance Memorial Day Parade stepped off along Stuyvesant Avenue Monday morning under a cloudy, but dry sky.   Spectators watched as veteran’s groups, school organizations, bands, scouts and sports groups marched to celebrate Veteran’s Day.

Leo Graf, Vietnam veteran and member and Past Commander of the VFW Michael A. Kelly Post ...

Groundbreaking Set for Springfield Avenue Streetscape Project

UNION, NJ – A groundbreaking ceremony for the Springfield Avenue Streetscape Project is set for Tuesday, May 29.

The ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the municipal parking lot across from Joe’s Pizzeria. The event kicks off the upcoming work on Springfield Avenue, including new sidewalks, curbs, lighting,and landscape.  A meeting was held last year with community ...

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