Borough comes alive with Santa’s Parade of Lights

Borough comes alive with Santa’s Parade of Lights

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The anticipation was palpable as all the participants for Santa’s Parade of Lights lined up at the Roselle Park train station on Sunday, Dec. 18, an event quickly building a following in the community. “This is the fourth annual Santa’s Parade of Lights,” said Rupen Shah, Casano Community Center director and […]

Union comes alive in Winter Wonderland

Union comes alive in Winter Wonderland

UNION, NJ — The township came alive on Friday, Dec. 2, when Union’s Winter Wonderland was hosted at F. Edward Biertuempfel Memorial Park, along Winslow Avenue. Thousands came out for the celebration, which continued on Saturday, Dec. 3, culminating in a tree lighting, despite the unpleasant weather that day. “Union’s Winter Wonderland is an annual […]

Veterans are honored on this special day

Veterans are honored on this special day

UNION, NJ — The township of Union opened its Veterans Day ceremony with moving videos that included scenes of veterans looking for names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as then-President Ronald Reagan dedicated the wall on Veterans Day in 1982. The video included scenes of soldiers returning home, […]

School board candidates square off in upcoming election

UNION COUNTY — In addition to state, county and local municipal elections, Tuesday, Nov. 8, will also see Board of Education candidates square off and seek votes. Although many of the candidates have catchy slogans, in much the same manner as their cohorts on municipal councils and committees, the key element missing for BOE candidates […]

Election season roars to life in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With Election Day less than a week away, the entire state is looking toward the midterm election. In Union County, it is the county clerk’s office that is involved in much of the preparatory work, and a key element is security. “We do coordinate with the municipal clerks who are responsible […]

Parade celebrates 125 years of police service

Parade celebrates 125 years of police service

CRANFORD, NJ — A little rain proved no obstacle at all for Cranford Police Department, when it celebrated 125 years of service with an anniversary parade on Sunday, Oct. 23. Kicking off at 12:30 p.m., this “driving parade” consisted of emergency vehicles and specialized equipment from local, county, state and federal agencies. The parade route […]

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