Giving Back

Affinity Foundation Raises Money for the Plainfield Area Humane Society and Friends of Linden Animal Shelter

March 12, 2014 at 3:16 PM

Affinity Foundation raised $765 by sponsoring a 'jeans day' for all Affinity employees to benefit the Plainfield Area Humane Society and Friends of Linden Animal Shelter. They were honored to present them a check this past Saturday, March 8th!

For more information on Affinity Federal Credit Union or the Affinity Foundation and who they serve, https://www.affinityfcu.com/index.aspx.

 

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Holy Trinity School Spotlight - 6th Grade

Sixth grade is a transitional year for students as they enter middle school.  Holy Trinity School embraces this change through its continued commitment to creating an environment in which its students can grow and develop academically, socially, and spiritually. 

In sixth grade, the curriculum becomes more departmentalized with students rotating classes for various subjects and ...

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Thu, January 19, 12:00 PM

Convene Midtown East, New York

ACG New York Women of Leadership Summit

Business & Finance Food & Drink

Sat, January 21, 12:00 PM

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Launching of Central Jersey Community Coalition

Sun, January 22, 10:45 AM

North Plainfield

Sunday Morning Worship

Religions And Spirituality

New Providence Cub Scout Pack 263 Serving the Community

January 19, 2017

Cub Scout Pack 263 in New Providence, NJ has been busy this year helping others in their community. The Salt Brook School students in first through fifth grade have participated in various community service projects ranging from the town-wide food drive, to supporting runners in the Education Foundation’s 5K event, to building, painting and donating hundreds of toys and decorations over the ...

Free Public Wi-Fi in Union County Parks and Facilities in Plainfield Area

January 17, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Okay, Plainfield, you already know some of the benefits of getting off the couch and stepping away from that television.  Now there is one more reason to head outside, and strive for those 10K steps per day. 

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced the additional park areas that will have free public Wi-Fi, so you can map out your route and post ...

Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 11, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address two of the major themes.

(Q) The election is ...

"Non-Violence: Stay the Course" Plainfield Celebration of the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19, 2017

Plainfield, NJ. “Lift every voice and sing”! On Saturday, January 14, 2017 the men of Omicron Chi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. in conjunction with its community partners Hubbard Middle School and The Four Pillars Foundation held its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration.  This free celebration entitled “Non-Violence: Stay The Course” was ...

Tears Are Good, They Let The Sadness Out

January 16, 2017

Jackie Kennedy and Coretta Scott King were our nation’s role models for mourning in the 1960’s and in the decades since. They were praised for their strength and stoicism, their courage and grace, and rightly so. They were great role models for our nation at a time of great unrest and anxiety, but I would say they were not the role models we needed when it came to grieving our ...

Man vs. Waze

A lot of strange cars are traveling through my quiet neighborhood these days.  They are not driven by my neighbors.  Some mornings I even have trouble getting out of my driveway.  

Waze.

Ever since bridge repair closed a major thoroughfare near my house, the traffic on my sleepy street has increased dramatically.  And it is not by accident that commuters have figured out ...

Falling by Jane Green

Falling by Jane Green (Berkley, 2016)

 

Every now and again I just love a mindless romance novel, and I've been a huge fan of Jane Green's since her first book, Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans. Despite being classified as “chick lit,” the character and plot of Jemima J. has stayed with me for sixteen years after first reading it because the story ...