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Faith Leaders Demand NJ Assembly Pass Independent Prosecutor Bill

September 25, 2018

Edison, NJ - On Monday, Faith in New Jersey and the NJ Clergy Coalition for Justice gathered at the steps of Mt Pleasant Baptist Church in Edison to call on Speaker Coughlin and the New Jersey Assembly to advance A3115. The bill, if passed, would require the Attorney General’s office appoint an Independent Prosecutor if an unarmed person is killed by a police officer. According to ...

Chabad Short Hills Center for Jewish Life Opens on So. Orange Avenue

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The local Jewish community came out in spades earlier this month to celebrate the opening of the new Chabad at Short Hills Center for Jewish Life, located at 650 South Orange Avenue where Livingston and Short Hills meet.

Among the local dignitaries at the grand opening event and ribbon cutting ceremony were the mayors and some council members from both Livingston ...

Friends and Family Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Wally Choice, Sr.

MONTCLAIR, NJ - on Friday  September 14, 2018 family and friends  gathered at St. Paul Baptist Church in Montclair to celebrate the life for Wallace "Wally" Choice, Sr., who passed away on September 9, 2018.

Officiating, Bernadette Glover, Senior Pastor of St.Paul, began the processional to, "He's Got the Whole World in his Hands." The ...

Holy Savior Homecoming Event September 22

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy (HAS), located at 149 South Plainfield Avenue, will hold its first Homecoming Community Event on Saturday, Sept. 22. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school parking lot and feature fun activities for the whole family. Alumni, along with members of the community and current students and their families, are invited to ...

Save the Dates: Holy Family Roman Catholic Church's Italian Festival Runs September 20 to 24 in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s 27th Annual Italian Festival will run four nights starting Thursday September 20 at 6 p.m. and continuing to 9 p.m. Sunday September 24. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata.

Thursday September 20: The feast is 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with an Italian Mass at 7 p.m.

On Friday, Mass ...

Chatham Remembers Neighbors Lost on 17th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents paid their respects to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist assault on the World Trade Center, gathering for the Remembrance Ceremony commemorating the 17th anniversary of the attack that took the lives of 13 Chatham neighbors.

Dan Smith Jr., the chairman of the 9/11 Memorial Committee, led the event, which featured the singing of "God ...

Westfield Remembers Sept. 11, 2001 on 17th Anniversary

WESTFIELD, NJ — The town of Westfield observed the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a community gathering on Tuesday at the September 11 Memorial site on North Avenue at East Broad Street.

Part of North Avenue near the memorial was closed during the ceremony.

In her speech, master of ceremonies Mayor Shelley Brindle spoke about coming home that ...

Union Catholic Community Pauses in Prayer to Honor Victims of 9/11

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- The Union Catholic Community paused in prayer on Tuesday morning to honor the memory of the victims of 9/11.

John Becht, UC's Campus Minister, and UC students Shaun Keating, Brianna Pinheiro, and Katie Paltz all delivered prayers that aired over UCTV. That was followed by a moment of silence, and then UC Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, held a prayer service with ...

Father Mychal Judge, First Recorded Victim of 9-11 Who Prayed as Towers Collapsed, Remembered in Graveside Service

Totowa, NJ- Just miles from where Paterson remembered one of its own sons lost in the terrorist attacks of 9-11, dozens of city firefighters and police officers joined together to honor the memory of the first of what would ultimately be nearly 3,000 recorded deaths in the collapse of the Twin Towers.

Father Mychal Judge, who at the time of his death served as the chaplain of the FDNY, was ...

Ganesh Utsav Begins September 13th

EDISON, NJ - The Ganesha festival, located at the Woodbridge Center Mall, will commence on September 13, and continue through September 17. The festival is hosted by 1947 Productions & Entertainment Inc. The festival will celebrate the Hindu holy day Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Ganesh Chauth. Ganesh Chaturthi celebrates the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha, who is worshipped ...

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St. Teresa of Avila 'Dinner for Life' Oct. 3

September 25, 2018

St. Teresa of Avila Parish will hold its annual Dinner for Life on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Grand Summit Hotel. Mass will precede the dinner at 6:00 PM at St. Teresa of Avila Church on Morris Ave. 

A long-time tradition at the parish, sponsored by the Faith and Life Society, this event will celebrate two individuals who have had an impact on upholding the sanctity of ...