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 […]

Union’s Historic Pub Crawl visits landmarks around NJ

Union’s Historic Pub Crawl visits landmarks around NJ

UNION, NJ — It was a day of good food, old-fashioned fun and friendship, as Union’s annual Historic Pub Crawl wound its way through several historic pubs, taverns and restaurants throughout New Jersey. More than 50 people took part in a full day of eating and sightseeing as the group made its way from from one […]

For this Union EMT, it’s all about giving

UNION, NJ — It takes a special kind of someone to spend his life giving to others. And Robert Britt is just that kind of person. Recently, the Union native and resident was recognized by Union Mayor Manuel Figueiredo and the Township Committee, who presented him with the Mayor’s Award for his work with the American […]

Union Boy Scouts spruce up Caldwell Parsonage

Union Boy Scouts spruce up Caldwell Parsonage

UNION, NJ — The grounds of the Caldwell Parsonage recently got a makeover, and now the historic parsonage and home to the Union Township Historical Society is looking all spruced up. Christian Glaser, 17, a member of Union’s Boy Scout Troop 63, took it upon himself to beautify the grounds of the Caldwell Parsonage as his […]

Union Center slated for continued redevelopment

UNION, NJ — When residents pushed for redevelopment in Union’s Special Improvement District, township administrators listened, and thus began the he face-lift to the town’s economic center. It started in 2014 with the development of a high-end, mixed-use building on the corner of Morris and Stuyvesant avenues that is now home to two eateries and several […]

Union residents question election-day petition

UNION, NJ — Union residents are coming forward post-election and questioning an election-day petition that was circulated at polling locations in town, claiming that the current governing body in the township was engaging in what some are calling deceitful tactics. According to some residents, a petition calling for the direct election of mayor, commonly known as […]

Union sorority chapter holds fundraising event

UNION, NJ — The Alpha Delta Kappa Epsilon sorority, Union chapter, held its 24th annual Fashion Show Founder’s Day fundraiser last week, the chapter’s main fundraiser of the year. ADK Epsilon is an international women educators’ sorority dedicated to promoting women in education. Approximately 70 sorority sisters and their guests gathered at the Suburban Golf and […]

Union hosts first Hispanic Heritage celebration

Union hosts first Hispanic Heritage celebration

UNION, NJ — Union celebrated its first annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Oct. 12, with Hispanic arts and culture on colorful display in front of Union Town Hall. Residents came out to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the Hispanic heritage that has come to play an integral and celebrated role in the township. […]