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 LAMBERTApril 19, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Two members of Union Catholic's Class of 2018 gathered with their families, classmates, coaches and school administrators for a special ceremony in the main lobby on Thursday morning to sign their National Letters of Intent.
Goldera Surles signed to bowl at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, N., and Connor Trower signed to play baseball at Elmira College in ...
April 19, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The public is invited to the Scotch Plains Public Library to view the photography of Sherman Feller. There will be an artists’ reception which the public is welcome to attend on Sunday, May 6 at from 1-3 pm. Registration is not required for the reception.
Feller has exhibited six times at the Scotch Plains Library and at the Malamut Art Gallery, the Pearl ...
By JIM LAMBERTApril 19, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- As a part of the Union County Student Training and Enrichment Program (STEP), Union Catholic, along with 20 other high schools in the county, is participating in the Branches Against Bullying Project.
UC students are asked to "leaf" (write) a compliment on the back of a green paper leaf during their religion classes this week.
The leaves will then be ...
Local Crisis Hotline to Screen Remarkable Film of Golden Gate Jump Survivor to Increase Suicide Awareness
By CHRISTOPHER REARDONApril 19, 2018
MOUTAINSIDE, NJ -- Local crisis hotline Caring Contact will present a special screening of "Suicide: The Ripple Effect," the remarkable story of Kevin Hines, who at 19 attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. The screening will take place Wednesday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. at AMC Loews at 1021 Route 22 East in Mountainside.
Following the screening, there will ...
By BEN NANNAApril 19, 2018
Greta's Run is more than just a race. Join us and see why! Online Registration ends 4/20 at 11:59 p.m. Register and donate today at gretasrun.com
Run, walk, roll and volunteer with us this Sunday, April 22. The start and finish are at Roosevelt Intermediate School, 301 Clark Street in Westfield, NJ. All proceeds benefit people with special & adaptive needs in ...
By JIM LAMBERTApril 18, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- After bursting on the scene with a fabulous freshman softball season at Union Catholic last year, there was a lot of hype surrounding Justina Benvenuto as she entered her sophomore season.
Benvenuto has more than lived up to all the lofty expectations, both on the mound and at the plate as she has sparked the Vikings to a 6-1 record this spring.
Benvenuto has been ...
April 18, 2018
UNION, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents and visitors to experience battlefield life as a World War I American Salvation Army volunteer, featuring Ms. Laurie MacDonald-Gaulke, actress and storyteller, in a special free presentation of “Doughnuts for Doughboys: A Salvation Army Lassie in France.”
Doughnuts for Doughboys takes place on Tuesday, ...