Union Township homicide being investigated

UNION, NJ — During the late evening hours of Friday, May 10, Union Township police officers responded to the 300 block of Greenbriar Drive in Union.On arrival, they located 28-year-old Kerline Joseph Charles, who was found dead at the scene. The initial investigation concludes there is no threat to the public. This is an ongoing, […]

Union resident competes on ‘Next Baking Master: Paris’

Union resident competes on ‘Next Baking Master: Paris’

UNION, NJ — Ten bakers are competing in Paris. Three of them are from New Jersey, including Jennalyn Walbot of Union. The winner of “Next Baking Master: Paris” will receive a full suite of France’s top-of-the-line professional kitchen appliances and baking equipment valued at $25,000. The show debuted on Monday, May 6, but was filmed […]

Local students named valedictorian and salutatorian

Local students named valedictorian and salutatorian

WATCHUNG, NJ – On the morning of Wednesday, May 1, Mount Saint Mary Academy Directress Sister Lisa Gambacorto congratulated Nina Heim of Westfield on being named valedictorian and Lillian Del Rossi of Union on being designated salutatorian of the Class of 2024. The formal announcement was made by Jacqueline Muratore, assistant directress for Faculty, Curriculum, […]

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 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 […]

PSEG employees prepare 500 hygiene kits during National Volunteer Week

PSEG employees prepare 500 hygiene kits during National Volunteer Week

UNION, NJ — As part of National Volunteer Week, the parking lot at The Salvation Army New Jersey Division Headquarters was bustling as PSEG employees generously volunteered their time to ensure that those facing disaster had a source of comfort. PSEG volunteers and Salvation Army staff members all joined together to assemble 500 hygiene kits […]

Accreditation Assessment Team invites public comment

UNION, NJ — A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police on Thursday, May 2, will examine all aspects of the Union Police Department policies and procedures, management, operations and support services Police Director Christopher Donnelly announced on Monday, April 22. “Verification by the team that the Union Police […]

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