Seventh-grade students at Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains raised more than $100 for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life by selling baked goods at the synagogue. The bake sale was held on Sunday, May 4, in conjunction with Congregation Beth Israel’s Mitzvah Day, a day of service within the community for volunteers of all ages.
Congregation Beth Israel Raises Money for Cancer Research
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By BEVERLY SHEAMarch 17, 2017
WESTFIELD, NJ -- The Junior Musical Club is proud to present its annual Ensemble Concert on Wednesday, March 29, at 7:30 pm, in the First Baptist Church, 170 Elm Street, Westfield. Club members in eighth grade and high school from the local area will join together in duets, trios and quartets, playing the most popular music of the past 250 years along with the music of today. The public ...
By CHRISTOPHER REARDONMarch 16, 2017
Caring Contact, the Westfield-based crisis hotline and listening community, recently celebrated its volunteer listeners and other supporters at its 42nd Annual Volunteer Recognition Night, held last week at Ferraro's of Westfield.
In addition to thanking their more than 100 volunteer listeners, Caring Contact also recognized four volunteers for milestones and welcomed its newest listeners.
By UNION COUNTY COLLEGEMarch 15, 2017
CRANFORD – During March, Union County College will host multiple Escape Room events to provide a fun night out for family and friends and a chance to solve exciting puzzles together and to “unlock” the room and escape. Each round is 15 minutes long and a team of up to six people can participate. All funds raised during these events will be used toward scholarships for Union ...
By BARRY ROSENBERG, BAND PRESIDENTMarch 14, 2017
The Westfield Community Concert band will present its annual Spring Concert on Friday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Helen’s Church, 1600 Rahway Avenue in Westfield. Dr. Thomas Connors, conductor and music director of the band, has prepared a program which is highlighted by important classical and contemporary selections for wind band.
The program will feature many of the ...
March 12, 2017
There is always something to do at the Scotch Plains Public Library! Check out this week's events and stop by to check out our new materials!
Monday, March 13 @ 3:30 pm: Middle School Scene
Teens in grades 5-8 are invited downstairs after school. Do homework in our gallery space or head into the meeting room for games and maker activities with friends.
Monday, March 13 @ 7 ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFMarch 12, 2017
Join community members at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Fridays at NOON for “Survival Stories.”
March 17: The Finest Hours (PG-13, 117 min)
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
March 24: The 33 (PG-13, 127 min)
Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFMarch 12, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Middle school students in Congregation Beth Israel's youth group, Kadima, competed in a "Chopped"-style competition at their monthly meeting on February 22 at the synagogue in Scotch Plains.
Using a variety of interesting foods, the teams created delicacies with themes related to the upcoming Jewish holiday of Purim. Kadima is the international youth ...