Rotary Club of Union lights homes, streets and township

UNION — The Rotary Club of Union has begun a new program this year —selling luminaries. Luminaries are an age-old tradition where a candle is nestled in sand at the bottom of a paper bag and placed along the sidewalk to create a beautiful lighted pathway to your front door. The club will be selling these at two locations: […]

The British are coming….again!

UNION — British and Hessian troops marched into Union last weekend as part of a re-enactment sponsored by the Union Historical Society. Fear not … The New Jersey Militia stood up to their advance. To learn more about the event, see inside. The complete gallery of photos can be viewed at:

Blink Fitness expands into Union County with new location on Route 22 in Union

UNION — Blink Fitness, the affordable, fast and convenient fitness alternative, recently opened its 27th Club and 5th in New Jersey at 2698b Route 22 East in Union. Executive Vice President and General Manager Todd Magazine and Vice President Dos Condon were club dignitaries attending the Grand Opening in Union. Club Manager Stephanie Spann was among those in the attached […]

Union Rotary Club exceeds expectations with recent annual Eloquence Soiree

UNION — On Wed., June 4,  The Rotary Club of Union hosted its Annual Eloquence Soiree to honor Union High Schools student winners of the Marvin Orella Speech Contest. In addition, Kim Conti, Director ofSpecial Services, Township of Union Board of Education and the Boys &Girls Clubs of Union County, were presented with the Rotary Excellencein Education Award. Chaired […]

New exhibit at Les Malamut Art Gallery until July 31

UNION — “Reflections — From Real to Surreal,” features Leona M. Seufert’s digital prints. It will be on exhibit June 2  to July 31 at The Les Malamut Art Gallery, which is downstairs in Union Public Library at 1980 Morris Ave. There will be a reception to meet the artist on June 10  from 6 […]

Coldwell Banker helps Union student during Care Days

UNION — The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Union participated in Taste of Union to benefit local high school student Nicole Martin during Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares Days in April. Sales associates affiliated with all of the real estate company’s 55 offices gave back through projects such as food drives, park clean-ups and […]

Honoring our heroes

UNION  — Towns throughout Union County held parades and ceremonies during Memorial Day weekend to honor veterans of all wars, including a service and parade in downtown Union where young residents showed their patriotism and appreciation to all the veterans in town. Families lined the streets and dozens of local organizations marched to show support, including […]

Man who admitted to murdering Union woman in 2010 sentenced to 30 years in state prison

UNION — The man who earlier this year admitted to the brutal 2010 murder of Union resident Diane Zaleski has been sentenced to 30 years in state prison without parole, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park announced. Arnell Yearwood, 28, was sentenced this morning before state Superior Court Judge Joseph Donohue, who summarized the long term as necessary “to […]

Union man indicted for murder, dismemberment of girlfriend

ELIZABETH — A grand jury has returned a nine-count indictment against the Union man charged with killing and dismembering his girlfriend last autumn, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park has announced. Matthew Ballister III, 44, was indicted on charges of first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree desecration of human remains, two counts of third-degree hindering apprehension, third-degree […]

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