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Union Catholic's C.R.A.Y.O.N. Club Will Host Holiday Christmas Party on Dec. 14

December 10, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic's C.R.A.Y.O.N. Club (Community Raising Autism Yielding Opportunity Now) will host its annual Christmas Party on Friday, Dec. 14, in the cafeteria at Union Catholic from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Any child aged 10-21 with special needs is welcome at this event, which is under the direction of co-moderators and UC faculty members Nancy Saggio and ...

Santa Visits Fanwood's 'Christmas House'

FANWOOD, NJ -- Crowds of kids young and old lined up in front of the Roser house (AKA "The Christmas House") on Paterson Road to see the annual display and to visit with Santa Claus on Saturday, Dec. 8th.

Greg Roser and his family light up their house every year at their own expense to raise money for the NJ Institute for Disabilities. This year, their goal is to raise ...

New Director Says JCC in Scotch Plains Is Poised for Growth

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Newly appointed JCC of Central New Jersey executive director Mike Goldstein has taken over a successful organization and believes it is poised for more growth.

"When it comes to programming, we are top notch," said Goldstein in an interview at his office at the JCC. "We have best-in-class pre-school, after-school and camp programs, vibrant teen ...

Plainfield Week in Review: First Responder Toy Drives, Soil Remediation Project, Board of Ed & PEA, and more

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up.

Scenes from the Plainfield Symphony House Tour and Holiday Boutique

The Families Speak: Karidis and Caneiro Families Express Gratitude for Love and Support, Requesting Privacy

A Year-End Update with Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp

Passersby, a Doctor ...

Safety Tips During The Holiday Season from Fanwood Police Chief Trigo

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Part of the fun of the holiday season is shopping to find a gift for a child or special someone that will brighten their day when the package is open.

Amid the hustle and bustle, holiday shoppers may inadvertently let their guard down and do things they normally would not do. For instance, leaving a newly purchased gift in the back seat of a car where it ...

Springfield's Jewish Community to Come Together for Hanukkah Celebration

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As the Hanukkah Holiday winds down, the celebration is only beginning. On Saturday, Dec. 8, congregants from all the Jewish houses of worship in town will come together at Temple Sha'arey Shalom for a Hanukkah party.

Join guests from Sha'arey Shalom, Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, Congregation Israel and the Springfield Chabbad at an event that will ...

Local Golf Center Hosts Free Holiday Event to Benefit United Way

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The whole family is invited to attend a free holiday event hosted by United Way of Northern New Jersey and Anchor Golf on December 13 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Families can enjoy free mini golf, access to a driving range, photos with Santa, golf pointers from a pro, music, pizza and hot chocolate.

In lieu of an entry fee, attendees are asked to bring an unwrapped gift.

Elf on the Shelf Invades Clark Real Estate Office

CLARK, NJ – For those that think an Elf on the Shelf is just for the kids, Samsel and Associates Real Estate Services has evidence to the contrary.  According to insiders, their Elf on the Shelf recognizes youth in the hearts of the staff and has been making nightly fun and even a little mischief in their office.

It started the last week of November, when Samsel and Associates asked ...

Montville Twp Lights Menorah in Celebration of Festival of Lights

MONTVILLE, NJ – It was the third night of Hanukkah, Dec. 4, when residents gathered to enjoy doughnuts, hot chocolate and hot coffee on a chilly winter’s night at the Montville Township Municipal Building and to light the township’s menorah.

Hanukkah is the Jewish festival of light, which celebrates a vessel of oil that was only supposed to burn in the newly re-dedicated ...

Funeral Arrangements for Clark's Michael Sot Announced

CLARK, NJ - Funeral arrangements for Clark resident Michael Sot have been announced.   Sot 20, died Tuesday as a result of injuries he sustained in a head-on collision early Sunday morning.  

Services for Sot are planned for 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, at the Higgins and Bonner Funeral Home in Westfield, N.J.   The funeral mass is at St. John the ...


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HomelessSabbathNJ Issues Multi-Faith Call to Action in Union County

November 30, 2018

Homeless Providers Seeing Crisis With the Lack of Shelter Beds


What:  Third Annual Homeless Sabbath Weekend in Union County

When: Sunday, December 14-16, 2018

Where:  Faith Communities Across Union County

Who will be participating:  Congregants across Union County

During the weekend of December 14-16, 2018, multi-faith congregations in Union ...