Scenes from Union's Winter Festival and Tree Lighting

December 3, 2017

UNION, NJ – Santa arrived by firetruck again this year to the delight of youngsters and their families at Union’s Winter Festival in front of town hall on Saturday night.

The festivities began Friday evening with free ice skating and horse and buggy rides.  “There’s nothing better than coming together to kick off the holiday season,” said Township of Union ...

Registration Open for Union's 'Operation Gift Drop'

UNION, NJ - Want Santa to personally deliver a gift to your child before Christmas?  

The Township of Union is running it’s 2nd annual “Operation Gift Drop”, when Santa arrives at township homes to deliver a toy, provided by the child’s parent.  Last year, Santa visited over 100 Township children, escorted by firefighters and police.

Registration is now ...

Union Honors Veterans

UNION, NJ - As part of the township’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony, the VFW of Union, American Legion of Union and the Township Committee meet on Saturday to honor its veterans. 

Committeeman Clifton People, a Vietnam War veteran, said, “it’s an honor to be standing before a group of seasoned veterans.  Thank you for all that you’ve done. Thank you ...

Holy Spirit School Inducts Student Government Officers and Representatives

UNION,NJ – Student government officers and class representatives were inducted into office on Wednesday morning at Holy Spirit School.

“Being an elected official is a lot more than a popularity contest,” said Township of Union Mayor Suzette Cavadas.  “It’s about knowing the people you represent and making sure you fight for and consider their interests every ...

Open House Unveils New Vauxhall Community Meeting Hall, Home of the Historical Society

UNION, NJ – People from the Vauxhall area and across Union stopped in throughout the day on Saturday to take a look at the new Vauxhall Community Meeting Hall on Hilton Ave.

Built on the site of the old Vauxhall Library, the hall, home to the Vauxhall Historical Society, will be available for use by various community and non-profit organizations for meetings and events.  Demolition ...

New Bus for Union Seniors Courtesy of NJ Transit Grant

UNION, NJ – A new 15-passenger bus was delivered yesterday to the Township of Union’s Senior Center from NJ Transit.

According to a press release from the township, the bus is the third in recent memory to be paid for by NJ Transit and is “the latest accomplishment in the Senior Center’s aggressive pursuit of grant opportunities to expand and enhance their ...

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Volunteers “Step Up” For Unique Geology in Union County Parks

December 10, 2017

The last Saturday Trail Work Day of 2017 was a success as 26 volunteers stepped out into the cold to install steps in three newly re-routed sections of the Orange Trail in Union County’s Watchung Reservation.

The steps will help visitors get a close-up view of unique geological features including an ancient lava flow and glacial erratics, the non-native rocks left behind following the ...