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 […]


 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 […]

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 […]