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New York Jazz Pianist/Vocalist Performs Music for the Soul Nov. 9 at Willow Grove Church
October 24, 2014
SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- New York based jazz pianist, composer and vocalist Deanna Witkowski will perform a solo concert on Sunday...
Temple Sholom Seeks Donated Costumes, Will Host Project Boo for Homeless Children on Oct. 27
October 16, 2014
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Temple Sholom will host a “Halloween Party” as part of its Project Boo for the familie...
First Baptist Church of Westfield to Host Day of Service Oct. 19
October 15, 2014
WESTFIELD, NJ – This Sunday, members of the First Baptist Church of Westfield will fan out into the community to donate their ti...
Why Be Jewish in the 21st Century
October 14, 2014
SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- Area synagogues and Jewish organizations are collaborating to sponsor a one-day program, “Why Be Je...
WARREN, NJ - Funeral services for Anthony Paul Mascia, age 18, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. at Higgins Home For Funerals...
Sukkot Saturday in Scotch Plains-Fanwood
October 12, 2014
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Members of Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains celebrated the harvest holiday of Sukkot Saturday with a sukkah ho...
16th Grand Dushahra Festival in Edison
October 11, 2014
EDISON, NJ - Once again Edison Township will hold the Grand Dushahra this Sunday, October 12, between 1 and 9 p.m. at Papaianni Park i...
Westfield Leader Attends First-Ever Beatification in US
October 8, 2014
NEWARK, NJ — When New Jersey nun Sr. Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, S.C., was beatified Oct. 4 at Sacred Heart Cathedral Basilica in...
CBI Prepares for Sukkot
October 5, 2014
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Volunteers from the Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Israel built the synagogue’s Sukkah (bo...
Diwali Dhamaka Dinner Party at Akbar in Edison
October 5, 2014
EDISON, NJ – The Bollywood Musical Diwali Dhamaka Dinner Party 2014 will be hosted by Akbar Restaurant in Edison on Friday, Octo...
Trinity United Church Hosts Aid in Dying Discussion
September 30, 2014
WARREN, NJ - The New Jersey Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act was the featured topic at a discussion hosted by the Trinity ...
Adopt a Pet, Donate to St.Hubert's and Bless Your Pets at Our Lady of the Mount Church in Warren, Sunday, Oct. 5
September 29, 2014
WARREN, NJ - On Sunday, October 5 a very special event will take place at Our Lady of the Mount Church in honor of the fea...
Jewish High Holiday Services Held Around County
September 23, 2014
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Jewish High Holiday services are approaching, and services are being offered in the vicinity of Bridgewater and ...
CBI Sandwich Making Benefits Plainfield Youth Center
September 22, 2014
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Volunteers at Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains prepared sandwiches for Plainfield’s Second Street ...
Temple Sholom Dedication
September 15, 2014
SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- With members of his congregation and special guests, Rabbi Joel N. Abraham led Temple Sholom's d...
Services For Casey Pettit Set For Monday, Sept. 15
September 14, 2014
BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Casey Aaron Petitt, 18, passed away suddenly in Bridgewater on September 11, 2014. Arrangemen...
Rally Day at Zion Lutheran Church
September 12, 2014
CLARK, NJ - Zion Lutheran Church in Clark is hosting a Rally Day on Sunday, September 21st at 10:30 a.m. If you are in need of a c...
Congressman Lance and Westfield Leaders Speak at 9/11 Ceremony
September 11, 2014
WESTFIELD, NJ — Congressman Leonard Lance, Mayor Andy Skibitsky and local clergy spoke at the Westfield’s Sept. 11 memoria...
A Tale of Two Churches
September 10, 2014
Chicago's Cardinal Francis George is among the most articulate Catholic voices in the United States. His column below, which first...
4 Ways to Observe 9/11 in the Westfield Area
September 9, 2014
WESTFIELD, NJ — This Thursday will mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Sixty people from Union County d...
Temple Sholom to Hold Dedication Service at New Home in Scotch Plains
September 9, 2014
TEMPLE SHOLOM OF SCOTCH PLAINS TO HOLD DEDICATION SERVICE IN NEW SYNAGOGUE SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ – ...
Immaculate Heart of Mary Hosts 50th Anniversary Picnic
September 6, 2014
SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Church hosted at a picnic celebrating IHM's 50 anniversary on Saturday...
Free Workshop for Parents on Taking Time for What Matters Most
September 6, 2014
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Is your family constantly busy? Overscheduled? Always plugged in? Learn how to enjoy unscheduled time togethe...
Temple B’nai Abraham Students Learn About Israel From Israeli Emissary
September 5, 2014
LIVINGSTON, Nj - Temple B’nai Abraham (TBA) is welcoming Ido Sarig from Rosh HaAyin, Israel, as a Rishon (young emissary from Is...
EDISON, NJ - Vernon Packard of Edison died Aug. 27 at the Trenton Trauma Center after suffering injuries from a horseback riding accid...