UNION, NJ - A flag raising event celebrating the 28th Independence Day Anniversary of Ukraine was held on Sunday in front of town hall.

Ukraine Consul General Oleksii Holubov and Mykola Hryckowian, Director of the Washington DC Office of the Center of US Ukrainian Relations, Union Committeeman Manuel Figueiredo, and Union's Ukrainian & Ukrainian-American residents stood on the steps of Town Hall as they remembered the heavenly hundred and the thousands of others in Ukraine who have sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom.