Cryan Association honors those who give back

Cryan Association honors those who give back

UNION, NJ — On Friday, Jan. 27, the Cryan Association held its 57th annual social at the Galloping Hill Inn in Union. The event raises money each year, which supports the association during the Irish season, as well as helping those in need throughout the year. This year’s honorees included Arthur Hynes, the recently retired owner […]

UTHS presents the legacy of Mayor Biertuempfel

UTHS presents the legacy of Mayor Biertuempfel

UNION, NJ — Union Historical Society trustees Tom Beisler and Tom Haggerty presented a program entitled “Mayor Biertuempfel: A Legend in His Own Time and Ours” on Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Union Public Library, offering residents a deeper understanding about F. Edward Biertuempfel, the man who served as mayor of the township for 34 years, […]

Union’s Irv Breslow is a man on the move

Union’s Irv Breslow is a man on the move

UNION, NJ — Irv Breslow is not slowing down anytime soon. The recently retired president of the Union Township Active Retirees, unofficially known as the “The Monday Club,” received an award Jan. 9 from township of Union Committeeman Manuel Figueiredo, who presented Breslow with the Union Township Active Retiree Leadership Award at Union’s Senior Center for […]

Union community uses movie screening to inspire girls

Free movie screening open to Union girls begins what many hope to be ongoing dialogue

UNION, NJ — With the issue of women’s rights recently at the forefront of national politics, a few Union residents have taken on the issue with an initiative that has slowly taken on a life of its own. Robert Perara, co-owner of Van Gogh’s Ear Cafe in Union, along with community leader and local activist, Jason […]

Please help find lost dog

Please help find lost dog

Our boxer dog went missing on Christmas Eve and we have not been able to find her at all. There were sightings only on that night and after that, there were no more. We’ve had her since she was a puppy and this is very painful. We spent the entire night of Christmas Eve looking […]

Union reorganization brings Cavadas in as mayor

UNION, NJ — Union hosted its annual reorganization meeting at town hall on Jan. 1, where former Deputy Mayor Suzette Cavadas was appointed Union’s new mayor, succeeding former Union Mayor Manuel Figueiredo. Former Union committeeman Joseph Florio will now serve as Union’s deputy mayor. Cavadas has served on Union’s Township Committee for six years and as […]

CITIZENS OF NEW JERSEY A CALL TO ACTION BY MONDAY A.M.

 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Union library hosts radio version of ‘A Christmas Carol’

UNION, NJ — It was a production of Dickens’ famous, “A Christmas Carol,” like no other at the Union Public Library. The Friends of the Union Public Library, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to raise funds to support the library and community with programs and various projects, along with a generous donation from Investors Bank, […]

Preliminary Union BOE ruling alleges favoritism

UNION, NJ — The State of New Jersey’s Office of Administrative Law has made a preliminary ruling against the Union Board of Education after the bid of a long-time vendor employed by the board was passed over and a different vendor hired. Business and Governmental Insurance Agency, who has been employed by the Union BOE for […]

UHS ‘Footloose’ shakes up this town

UNION, NJ — Tonight is opening night of Union High School Performing Arts Company’s production of “Footloose,” the musical based on the popular 1984 movie about a teenage boy who shakes up a small town with his rock music and dancing. Directed by James Mosser, with choreography by Jennifer Williams, the production features a talented group […]

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