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 UNION COUNTY COLLEGEOctober 21, 2017
CRANFORD – The Union County College (UCC) Foundation raised more than $240,000 at its Silver Anniversary Scholarship Gala on Oct. 13, 2017, at The Westwood in Garwood. The proceeds will help further the core mission of UCC to provide students with an affordable, accessible, and quality education.
This year, the Foundation honored Sherry Heidary, Associate Professor of Chemistry in ...
By JIM LAMBERTOctober 21, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The seventh annual 5K Run/Walk Spooktacular is being held at Union Catholic High School on Saturday, Oct. 28.
A one-mile children’s costume trek will be held on the Union Catholic track at 8:30 a.m., and the 5-K run is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Costumes are encouraged, and check in time and registration will begin at 7 a.m. for both.
Pre-registration, which ...
By TAPINTOSPF STAFFOctober 21, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers and Neighbors group invites you to their annual Fall Meet & Greet on Thursday, Oct. 26th from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. at Darby Road (450 Park Ave., Scotch Plains).
Join this growing organization for a ladies’ night of fun, food and more! SPF Newcomers and Neighbors offers a wide variety ...
By JIM LAMBERTOctober 21, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- John Mopper delivered his powerful and eye-opening presentation on bullying, “Thank You to the Bully,’’ to the freshmen at Union Catholic on Wednesday morning in the school auditorium.
Mopper, of Blue Print Mental Health in Somerville, emphasized how to go from “bullied to empowered’ during his presentation, which kept the students ...
October 21, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- First-grade students and their parents created artwork depicting the Biblical creation story at Congregation Beth Israel’s Religious School in Scotch Plains on Sunday, October 15.
At this family education program, children and their parents separated into small groups, with each group studying a verse or two of Biblical text about one of the seven days of ...
October 20, 2017
FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA joins YMCA's throughout New Jersey in celebrating the annual Healthy U Fall kickoff in its youth programs on Thursday, Oct. 26.
In New Jersey, one out of every three school age children is either overweight or obese putting them at risk of developing serious health problems later in life.The Healthy U program is the ...
By JIM LAMBERTOctober 20, 2017
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls tennis team celebrated Senior Day with an impressive victory over Rahway on Tuesday at Kramer Manor Park in Scotch Plains.
The Vikings didn’t lose a set on the way to a 5-0 victory to raise its season record to 13-5.
At singles, Lindsey Rotoly, Mia Boccher and Megan Richmond were all victorious. Kaitlyn Lowey and Ivana Wijedasa won at ...