Union meet and greet focuses on moving forward

Union meet and greet focuses on moving forward

UNION, NJ — A community dinner spearheaded by Jason Krychiw, a Union community activist and former candidate for township committee, was a who’s who of community leaders, all under one roof at Mario’s Restaurant in Union on Feb. 20. Union Chamber of Commerce members, religious leaders, Board of Education members and township and county officials came […]

‘Baking it Forward’ in pursuit of peace and unity

‘Baking it Forward’ in pursuit of peace and unity

UNION, NJ — A group of women are “Baking it Forward” in search of peace and friendship. Launched on Jan. 1, the “Love thy Neighbor and Bake it Forward” movement was founded by several women who wanted to something to heal the divide that they felt during and after the election season. In order to do […]

Rev. DuBreuil to be honored as Woman of the Year

UNION, NJ — Union will honor Rev. Dr. LL DuBreuil as “Woman of the Year” as a part of its Women’s History Month Kickoff event on March 8, at 7 p.m. at Union Town Hall, 1976 Morris Ave. “Rev. DuBreuil is a shining example of leadership, compassion, unity and womanhood,” said Mayor Suzette Cavadas in […]

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 […]

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