Quincy Bryant, baseball shortstop Quincy is a great student and athlete, and an an AP and honors student at UHS. He is the model senior that any coach would want in his program. He works extremely hard, puts the program first and is willing to do whatever coaches ask him to win games. He has […]


Sydney Santiago, UHS softball shortstop “Sydney is a four-year varsity starter and captain who has helped her team out in any way she could. Being a part of Union softball since she was 10 years old, she is an extremely hardworking young lady and a passionate player. Sydney is a leader both on and off […]

‘Lantern’ lit for Project Graduation

‘Lantern’ lit  for Project Graduation

UNION, NJ  — On Saturday, May 6, Union residents were invited to “light up the night” at the township’s first annual Lantern Run 5K and Food Truck Festival. The family-friendly event featured a nighttime 5K, for which residents dressed up in costume, decorated themselves with glow-sticks and flashlights, and ran a certified course. The run […]

Area residents protest Kean’s new dormitory

UNION, NJ — Residents of Union’s Green Lane neighborhood are up in arms about the latest construction project under way on the campus of neighboring Kean University. The neighborhood, which lies between Kean University and the Union Train Station, has been the site of ongoing development of businesses and multi-dwelling units for a number of years. […]

UFD holds fire safety workshop for adults with disabilities

UNION, NJ — Township of Union firefighters recently teamed up with the Center for Family Support to present a fire safety workshop for adults with disabilities. Firefighters from the Union Fire Department joined with CFS, a Paramus-based organization that advocates for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, at the site of the CFS day program in […]

Union’s BOE passes resolution to protect students

UNION, NJ — The Union Board of Education has passed a resolution affirming its commitment to ensure an education for all its students regardless of their immigration status. The resolution, passed April 25, will serve to ensure that information about its students will remain confidential and safe from Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. “The township of […]

Chamber celebrates members, mission

Chamber celebrates members, mission

UNION, NJ — On April 7, the Union Township Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala at Galloping Hill Caterers in Union, where a variety of awards were given to members who exemplify the mission and values of the longstanding organization of 300 members. Recipients included Deep Foods Inc., a major employer in Union; Charles Minton, […]

Portable Planetarium comes to Battle Hill Elementary

UNION, NJ — Students from the Union school in kindergarten through fourth grade were treated to a “night sky” experience when Matthew Meyer visited the school with his Starlab Portable Planetarium System recently. He brought the universe to the students with an onsite fieldtrip, courtesy of the Battle Hill PTA. Meyer, a Union resident and […]