Script-in-hand presentation of a new play followed by a discussion with the author

Script-in-hand presentation of a new play followed by a discussion with the author

CRANFORD, NJ — The Theater Project will present a script-in-hand performance of “StreetCART,” by Lynn Aylward, on Saturday, May 18, at 2 p.m. The presentation, the last of the 2024 spring series, will be followed by a lively discussion with the playwright, director, actors and audience. “StreetCART” is a riff on Tennessee Williams’ play, “A […]

Union County softball wraps up the season with UCT

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Whichever team is able to go 3-0 this week, weather permitting in this crazy non-spring-like weather we’ve been enduring, will be able to hoist the trophy on Friday night, May 17. The 48th annual softball Union County Tournament was scheduled to continue Monday, May 13, with the top eight seeds facing […]

Local business president and CEO guests on public affairs podcast

Local business president and CEO guests on public affairs podcast

ROSELLE, NJ — Angela Calzone, president and CEO of Inroads to Opportunities, was recently a guest on “The Give Back Economy” podcast. Inroads to Opportunities is a Union County-based non-profit, social services agency that provides programs and services to individuals with disabilities ranging in age from 16 to retirement. As the largest skills training program […]

Astrophysicist and CNN anchor named Kean University 2024 commencement speakers

Astrophysicist and CNN anchor named Kean University 2024 commencement speakers

UNION — Acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and CNN news anchor Abby Phillip will share their insight with Kean University graduates as the featured speakers for the university’s 2024 undergraduate and graduate commencements. “At Kean University our goal is to launch our graduates onto successful career paths and Neil deGrasse Tyson and Abby Phillip are […]

Union County invites people to apply to the 2024 Sensory Friendly Summer Camp

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has announced the return of the Sensory Friendly Summer Camp, coordinated by the Department of Human Services’ Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs. Designed to provide a unique and inclusive outdoor experience, this camp opportunity is tailored for children aged 12 to […]

Exhibit of black-and-white artworks is presented at Rahway Senior Center

Exhibit of black-and-white artworks is presented at Rahway Senior Center

RAHWAY, NJ — Recently, a black-and-white art exhibit had its opening reception at the Rahway Senior Center, 1306 Esterbrook Ave., Rahway. “Between Extremes” is a Gallery Space pop-up program presented by Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe Jr. and Rahway City Council. Several artists are being featured at this special black-and-white art exhibit. Jacki Dickert, of Winfield […]

Roselle Park awarded firefighter grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs has announced that the borough of Roselle Park will receive a $75,000 American Rescue Plan Firefighter grant, which will help to provide first responders with proper protective and cleaning equipment. This was the maximum amount awarded for the grant program. The American Rescue Plan […]

Union hosts Asian American and Pacific Islander Food and Music Festival

Union hosts Asian American and Pacific Islander Food and Music Festival

UNION, NJ — The second Asian American and Pacific Islander Food and Music Festival was hosted recently on Stuyvesant Avenue in Union. Hundreds of attendees gathered to celebrate Union’s local AAPI community. Ian Ali of Lifetime Entertainment has been a DJ for 25 years. He played a mixture of tunes in between performances. He said […]

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