Dedication of Union's New Ambulance

October 13, 2017

UNION, NJ – A dedication and blessing for Union’s newest ambulance took place on Thursday at fire headquarters.

“It gives me great pride to stand before this fine piece of equipment and know that it will be put to use by the most capable and qualified individuals,” said Committeewoman and Fire Commissioner Michele Delisfort.  “Today I can think of nothing ...

Union Comes Together in Vigil for Las Vegas Victims

UNION, NJ – A candlelight vigil was held Friday evening outside Town Hall in remembrance of the victims of the rent Las Vegas shooting.

“I stand here before you quite speechless,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas.  “From natural disasters to international conflicts and now this, the worst mass shooting in the United States’ history.  Across the nation people ...

Hundreds Mourn Orange Police Officer at Bethal AME Church in Union

UNION, NJ – Hundreds of police officers, family and friends attended a viewing and funeral service for Orange Detective Tyrone Grundy Wednesday morning at Bethal AME Church on Hilton Avenue in Vauxhall.  Officer Grundy, 51, passed away on Monday, Sept. 18.

Police officers from surrounding communities, particularly those from Essex County departments, attended the ...

An Evening with Cardinal Tobin

UNION, NJ – Holy Spirit Church played host on Friday evening with a mass, reception and question and answer period featuring His Eminence, Cardinal Joseph Tobin of the Archdiocese of Newark.

Parishioners and priests from parishes within the Deanery 23, including Union, Cranford, Garwood, Hillside, Kenilworth, Roselle and Roselle Park, were on hand for the event.

“I’m ...

Documentary and Celebration of Rabbi Joachim Prinz, Faith Leader and Civil Rights Activist, Sept. 17 at Temple Sholom

Joachim Prinz was a prominent Newark rabbi, a refugee from Hitler’s Germany, and a Civil Rights activist, who was an organizer of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington.  Rabbi Prinz marched alongside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as an ally.

On Sunday, Sept. 17, Social Justice Matters, Inc., in partnership with R Squared Productions and Temple Sholom (1925 Lake ...

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