Union and Summit community improvement projects receive environmental funding

UNION / SUMMIT, NJ — New Jersey American Water announced on Monday, May 3, its grant recipients through the company’s 2021 Environmental Grant Program. This year, the company has awarded a total of $38,241 to four organizations and community groups within its service area that are engaged in sustainability projects to improve water source protection […]

Union ADA Committee strives for autism awareness

Union ADA Committee strives for autism awareness

UNION, NJ — In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Here’s the Story bookstore in Union Center had a virtual Stay-at-Home story time, featuring guest Elsie Mackey, chairperson of Union Township’s Americans with Disabilities Act Committee, reading the children’s books ‘My Brother Charlie’ and ‘We’re Amazing 1, 2, 3,’ on Friday, April 30. Both books focus […]

Union HS alumnus creates his own world in recently published novel

Union HS alumnus creates his own world in recently published novel

UNION, NJ — A true man of many talents, Union High School alumnus Frantz Charles recently celebrated the release of his novel, “The GCP: The First Resurrection,” an exciting fantasy set in the not-so-distant future. “The GCP stands for ‘God’s Chosen People,’” Charles told Union County LocalSource. “It tells the story of three different characters […]

NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end in this area

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On April 19, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan–Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants. These plants serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. In mid-January, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water […]

New Jersey’s newest arboretum at Liberty Hall Museum in Union

New Jersey’s newest arboretum at Liberty Hall Museum in Union

UNION, NJ — Just in time for spring, Liberty Hall has been designated as an arboretum by the global organization ArbNet. The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program is the only global initiative to recognize arboretums officially based on a set of professional standards. In order to become recognized as a Level 2 Arboretum, Liberty Hall satisfied […]

Premiere Stages at Kean University presents ‘Plays by People’

Premiere Stages at Kean University presents ‘Plays by People’

UNION, NJ — Premiere Stages, the professional theater company in residence at Kean University, in partnership with Matheny’s Arts Access Program and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, will present “Plays by People” on Saturday, March 27, at 4 p.m. on Zoom. “Plays by People” will feature short works of prose, monologues, theatrical scenes and poetry […]

Area students win Young Playwrights Awards from The Theater Project

Area students win Young Playwrights Awards from The Theater Project

UNION, NJ — Nutley resident Brennan Columbia-Walsh, a 16-year-old junior from Montclair Kimberley Academy, and Alejandro Espinal, a 17-year-old senior at the Academy for Performing Arts in Scotch Plains, have been selected to share first prize in The Theater Project’s prestigious annual Young Playwrights Competition. Ryan Rosenthal, a 16-year-old junior at Cranford High School, and […]

Premiere Stages at Kean University announces readings of festival finalists

Premiere Stages at Kean University announces readings of festival finalists

UNION, NJ — Premiere Stages, the professional theater company in residence at Kean University, has announced public readings of three of the 2020 Play Festival finalists, which had been postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. The festival is an annual competition for unproduced scripts that offers developmental opportunities to playwrights with strong affiliations with […]

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