Union Community Information

Education in Union, NJ

Students living in Union, New Jersey are served by the Union Public School District. Comprised of ten schools, students attend Battle Hill School, Connecticut Farms Elementary School, Hannah Caldwell School, Franklin School, Livingston School, Washington School, Central Five-Jefferson School, Kawameeh Middle School, Burnett Middle School, and Union High School. Several private and parochial schools are also available in Union.

Students looking to continue their education in a college-level setting may do so at Kean University or Lincoln Technical Institute located in Union Township. Other nearby colleges and universities include Seton Hall University in South Orange; Union County College in Cranford; Rutgers University in Newark; Essex County College also in Newark; and Drew University in Madison.

Parks & Recreation

Union County's Parks and Recreation Department does an excellent job in providing endless activities, classes, sports leagues and programs to the community. From soap box derbies, jogging and fitness trails, and local adult and youth soccer, baseball and basketball leagues, to swimming at the local community pool, horseback riding at Watchung Stable or golfing at the Galloping Hill or Ask Brook golf courses, there's something for everyone.

Labor Force in Union County, NJ

Residents of Union Township are fortunate to live in a community where the economy is strong and thriving. Its namesake county serves as the world headquarters for Lucent Technologies, Merck and Co., Wakefern Food Corp., and Schering-Plough. The county's top industries for employment include telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, petroleum, and retail. Residents are also only a 30 minute commute away from the New York metro where many more employment opportunities are available.

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