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 JIM LAMBERTJanuary 22, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic Peer Ministry Club made its presence felt at the Confirmation Retreat on Sunday at St. Bartholomew's in Scotch Plains.
Mr. John Becht and Mrs. Patti Caffrey, the advisors for UC's Peer Ministry Club, and five UC Peer Ministers ran three sessions for the confirmation candidates at St. Bartholomew's.
The Peer Ministers representing ...
By TAPINTO.NET STAFFJanuary 22, 2018
EDISON, NJ -- The Green Team at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison sponsored its first annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Recycling Event on Monday, Jan. 15.
Local families donated their gently used clothing, household items, shoes, toys, books and electronics during the daylong event. Over 50 volunteers from the W+H community including students from the Lower, Middle and Upper ...
January 21, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Public Library, the YA Chat Club will meet on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. to discuss “Cozy Books to Read on a Snow Day” and any other movies, tv shows, and video games that are currently popular.
For more information about the YA Chat Club or to learn about the library’s many other teen offerings, visit www.scotlib.org, email ...
By JIM LAMBERTJanuary 21, 2018
NEW YORK, NJ -- Union Catholic’s Han Wang and Mr. Don Frio had an experience of a lifetime this past Saturday when they performed together at world famous Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Wang, a junior at Union Catholic, won a prestigious Silver Award at the 2017 IMPACT (International Musicians’ Performing Arts Cultural Troupe) Young Artists Competition last month, which earned him ...
By PAMELA BROOKSJanuary 20, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Public Library will host Frederick Douglass from Slavery to Freedom: The Journey to New York City, a national traveling exhibition, on display from Saturday, Feb. 10, to Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018.
The exhibition explores the youth of Frederick Douglass, born a slave in Maryland in 1818, who after his escape to NY in 1838 became one of the ...
January 20, 2018
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters annual Winter Train show at the Ted Blum 4-H Center, on Milltown Road, is being held Jan. 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children under 12 years old. Children under the age of 2 years old are free. Admission pays for entry to all areas of the show. The ...
By JIM LAMBERTJanuary 19, 2018
TOMS RIVER, NJ -- The Union Catholic boys track and field team had one of its best indoor meets in recent years when the Vikings won five events and placed second at the State Non-Public A Relays on Thursday night at the Bennett Center in Toms River.
UC, which placed second to CBA, 72-66, received several great performances.
One of the biggest highlights for the Vikings came ...