Stuyvesant Avenue sees major upgrade

Stuyvesant Avenue sees major upgrade

UNION, NJ — Union residents will soon see dramatic changes as the Union Planning Board recently approved an application from American Landmark Developers to develop 300 linear feet of Stuyvesant Avenue between Terminal Mill Ends and Unity Bank. The development will include new retail and residential spaces, according to township officials. The move indicates the start […]

Local ‘Fun-raiser’ raises funds to fight childhood cancer

UNION, NJ — The Union Chamber of Commerce is spreading the word about the July 8 “Fun-Raiser,” presented by St. Baldrick’s Foundation, to help children who are fighting cancer. The foundation is a volunteer-powered charity whose mission is to fund research to find cures for childhood cancers, and the event will be hosted by The Learning […]

Burnet Middle School students dedicate performance at annual music competition to their injured teacher

Burnet Middle School students dedicate performance at annual music competition to their injured teacher

UNION, NJ — It was a bittersweet day for the students in Burnet Middle School’s vocal and instrumental ensembles as they competed in “Music in the Parks” on June 7, without the leadership of Michael Hamilton, their music teacher; but that didn’t stop the young musicians from shining. Although Hamilton, who is recovering from a serious […]

Showing off those dancing shoes at YMCA ‘prom’

Showing off those dancing shoes at YMCA ‘prom’

UNION, NJ — Union’s active older adults gathered for an evening of dinner and dancing at the Kenilworth VFW for the third annual Gateway Family YMCA, Five Points Branch “Senior Prom” on June 16. The event featured dinner, a disc jockey at the turntables, a photo booth to capture the memories and, of course, the crowning […]

UHS MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

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 […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

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 […]