U.S. Senator Cory Booker and State Senator Joe Cryan Pack Room at Town Hall Meeting

August 13, 2018

UNION, NJ – U.S. Senator Cory Booker and State Senator Joe Cryan jointly met with residents at a town hall meeting Friday evening in the Union Municipal building.  The town hall-style meeting was highlighted by discussions on issues including the judiciary, healthcare, and national and state concerns and a variety of topics brought up by an energized audience of more than 200.

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Union Public Library Receives Grant for Children's Programming

UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union Public Library was one of twenty County public libraries to receive a 2018 Union County Library Grant of $3,750.

The grants are designed to assist public libraries with funding that enriches and supports children’s programming.

“Our community is stronger when we all work together to provide every child with opportunities to learn and ...

Union High School JROTC Receives Mayor's Award

UNION, NJ – Members of the Union High School JROTC program attended this week’s Township Committee meeting to accept a Mayor’s Award.

“The Township wants to congratulate the JROTC for an incredibly successful year,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas. 

Cavadas said three Union High School JROTC cadets took home top honors at the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge in ...

Union Asks Residents for Opinion on Township Parks

UNION, NJ – The Township of Union is currently in the process of creating a Parks Masterplan and is looking for feedback from residents.

According to a social media post, the Township is looking for feedback “in order to make our recreation areas the best they can be.” 

The survey asks residents what Union parks they frequent, how often and the usual time of day of ...

Replacement of Route 22 / Chestnut Street Bridge Discussed

UNION, NJ – A public hearing regarding reforestation efforts surrounding the planned replacement of the Route 22 bridge over Chestnut Street was held at Town Hall Tuesday evening hosted by the New Jersey Department of Transportation and Arora and Associates Consulting Engineers.

The bridge is slated to be replaced beginning sometime in 2019, said Director, Environmental Services from ...

Public Hearing Set to Review Specific Preparation for Replacement of Route 22 Bridge

UNION, NJ – A public hearing is set for Tuesday, July 17, to discuss specific proposed preparation for the replacement of the Route 22 bridge over Chestnut Street.

In their public notice, the New Jersey Department of Transportation said the proposed construction includes a permanent utility easement located within the Veterans Memorial Park, along Route 22 West between Wewanna Avenue and ...

Washington School Students Earn First and Second Place in Annual Soap Box Derby

UNION, NJ – Two Washington Elementary School students battled it out for first place at Union’s annual 4th of July All-American Soap Box Derby on Wednesday morning on Stuyvesant Avenue.

In a close final heat of the derby, Adan, 8, beat out Fin, 9, both first time derby racers.

“We are proud to offer this great event for the kids of Union”, said Superintendent of ...

Union Seniors Celebrate the Summer with BBQ at Senior Center

UNION, NJ – Union seniors got a chance on Monday to celebrate the summer with a free BBQ and entertainment at the Union Senior Center. 

“This is a great way to bring all of the people in our clubs together,” said Supervisor of Senior Citizen Activities Phyllis Monguso.  “We welcome all Union seniors to participate today so they can be part of all of the great ...

Union High School Cadets Take Home Top Honors at JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge

UNION, NJ – Three Union High School JROTC cadets took home top honors last week at the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge (JCLC) at Fort Devens, Massachusetts.

Twenty-four students from the Union High School Army JROTC Program were among the 307 cadets from various schools and states who participated in the challenge.

“The purpose of JCLC is to provide cadets with physically and ...

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