Volunteers at Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains completed a month-long coat drive on Sunday, November 18, for Jersey Cares, a non-profit, community-based organization that mobilizes the collection and distribution of thousands of winter coats to men, women and children in need. Congregation Beth Israel’s Social Action Committee has participated in the Jersey Cares Coat Drive for many years; the committee collected close to 100 gently used coats this November.
Congregation Beth Israel Collects Winter Coats for Needy
Recent Articles Nearby
Westfield Smiles Adds Root Canal Expert; Endodontist Dr. Martin Marks will Treat Patients of Dr. Adam Feret
By WESTFIELD SMILESFebruary 19, 2017
Westfield Smiles has taken another step to improve its superior service to patients.
Endodontist Dr. Martin Marks, a specialist in root canal procedures, has joined Dr. Adam Feret’s general dental practice in Downtown Westfield, NJ.
Dr. Marks, who does only root canal work, will be available to Dr. Feret’s patients every Monday from noon to 8 p.m. The practice, located at ...
By UNION COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONFebruary 19, 2017
Bird watchers and nature fans of all kinds can try their hand at spotting an unusual and elusive bird in Union County parks next month, during the annual “Woodcock Walk.” The free event will be held in the Watchung Reservation on March 14, and in Lenape Park on March 22. Both events begin at 6:15 p.m.
“Among other distinctive traits the American Woodcock is known as harbinger ...
By MARIA SIKOUTRIS DI IORIOFebruary 19, 2017
The reality is that a successful relationship takes hard work and a successful divorce takes harder work. It’s difficult to stop being “intimate partners” and become just two people working together to raise a child. The good news is that with patience and persistence you can have a positive divorce. Divorce is ranked at the top of the list of stressful life ...
By CHRISTOPHER REARDONFebruary 19, 2017
Sixteen local at-risk youth this week celebrated finding stability and security as they marked their first full year as members of the Transitional Opportunities Program of Community Access Unlimited (CAU).
The Transitional Opportunities Program (TOP) provides housing, life skills training and other support services to youth aged 13-21 being served under the Department of Children and Families ...
By UNION COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONFebruary 18, 2017
In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Department of Human Services Union County Office on Women the is presenting a free yoga class and wellness event, “Empowering Union County Women to Go Out and Make History” on Friday evening, March 3, at Maskers Barn in the historic Deserted Village of Feltville. The event is open ...
By MARIA SIKOUTRIS DI IORIOFebruary 18, 2017
Most people believe that in a healthy relationship, conflict does not exist. This is not true. It is necessary to have conflict since no two people are alike. Avoiding conflict rather than discussing problems in a respectful manner can build up until one is ready to explode.
Constructive conflict permits no mention or questioning of the basic foundation on which ...
By RAPFebruary 17, 2017
The Refugee Assistance Partners (RAP), an interfaith coalition in the Westfield area, has helped a number of refugee families resettling in New Jersey, and continues their quick pace in the wake of a rapidly changing political climate for refugees arriving here.
Sponsoring several families and donating to more, RAP volunteers are people from many faith traditions, including Jewish, ...