Irish Festival And Picnic To Benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation®

UNION—The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association of Union County, New Jersey will hold its 23rd annual Irish Festival and Picnic to benefit a child with a life threatening illness through the Make-A-Wish Foundation ® on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Elks Lodge in Union from 1 to 6 p.m., rain or shine.

I-78E To Garden State Parkway Ramp Completed

TRENTON—State Department of Transportation Commissioner Stephen Dilts announced Friday that work to re-engineer the I-78 eastbound ramp to the Garden State Parkway Union Toll Plaza is complete, noting that the work is among many improvements in recent years to benefit motorists along the busy corridor.

Roadhouse Café Announces Fall Linep

UNION – The Salem Roadhouse Café is one year old. To celebrate, the café has announced a fall lineup including the finest in musical and artistic presentations. On Saturday, Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m., the café will feature Slight Imperfection,…

League, Library To Present Program On Courts

UNION—The League of Women Voters of the Union Area will join the Union Public Library in sponsoring a program on “Justice at Stake: Protecting an Independent and Impartial Judiciary” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the library, 1980 Morris…

One-Stop Career Center Opens At New Elizabeth Location

ELIZABETH—Union County’s One-Stop Career Center has moved to a new location in Elizabeth at 921 Elizabeth Avenue. The One-Stop offers free services and training for job seekers every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and remains open until 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. English and Spanish are spoken.

Premiere Stages To Produce “Any Other Name,” A Compelling New Play

UNION – Premiere Stages, celebrating its fifth year as the professional theatre in residence at Kean University, announces the production of “Any Other Name,” by George Brant. This new play was chosen to receive a full production out of over…

Police To Crack Down On Drunk Driving This Weekend

Beginning Aug. 21 and running through Sept. 7, a total of 236 local and county law enforcement agencies, as well as the New Jersey State Police, will be cracking down on drivers operating their vehicles and motorcycles while intoxicated.