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Maplewood Fire Department Dedicates New Engine and Holds First Annual Community Open House

November 18, 2018

 MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Fire Department held their first annual open house and dedicated their new engine on Saturday, Oct. 13.

The open house was a chance to welcome the community, exhibit equipment, and demonstrate life-saving equipment, including how the "Jaws of Life" can be used to rescue an entrapped person from a vehicle.

Maplewood Fire Chief Michael ...

Put "giving" in Thanksgiving with Community Church

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, give back to others. Community Congregational Church in Short Hills coordinates activities that help families in need in Irvington - and you can be part of it this Thanksgiving season.

HANDS-ON VOLUNTEER PROJECTS
5K to Beat Hunger: Instead of running a 5K, pack 5,000 pounds of food to beat hunger on Sunday, Nov. 18 at noon. Parents and kids ...

Wake for "Coach" Barmakian, Longtime Chatham Teacher/Coach, Navy Veteran of World War II Sunday, 3-8 p.m. at Bradley Funeral Home

Levon “Coach” Barmakian - Dec. 6, 1922 – Nov. 16, 2018

Levon “Coach” Barmakian, 95, of Chatham, a Navy Veteran of World War II, died peacefully at home on Friday, November 16, 2018.

A funeral mass will be held Monday, November 19 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Armenian Church, 200 W. Mount Pleasant Ave., Livingston, followed by the burial at Fair Mount Cemetery in ...

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shootings Spark Concern at Temple B'nai Israel in Olean

OLEAN, NY – “I don’t have an answer,” said Diane Balaban, co-president of Temple B’Nai Israel. “I don’t know why. I can sit and watch the news reports and still ask why. I don’t know why. But it’s got to stop.”

Balaban was interviewed after a gunman opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue and killed 11 people on Oct. 27. Jewish ...

New Providence Presbyterian Church Hosts Annual Live Nativity and Animals, Nov. 23

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Presbyterian Church at New Providence (1307 Springfield Avenue, New Providence, NJ) is once again kick off the Christmas season with animals, carols, a craft, cookies & cider, and a special re-enactment of the First Christmas followed by a Tree Lighting on Friday, Nov. 23. 

5:00 PM                    ...

After Encouraging Debut, 'Café Q' in Summit Continues with Next Opening Set for Nov. 18

SUMMIT, NJ - 'Café Q', a non-denominational meeting place for LGBTQ teens, debuted on October 21 with 16 young people in attendance. Based on the enthusiastic reception to the concept, the cafe will continue its planned schedule of being open the third Sunday of each month. As such, 'Café Q' will next ...

International Children’s Choir Visits Scotch Plains on Nov. 25 to Tell Refugee Stories

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Children of the World choir will perform at Evangel Church (1251 Terrill Rd, Scotch Plains) on Sunday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 pm. This is just one of the many stops on their 2018-2019 Refuge + Strength tour, which will take them all over the U.S. telling stories of refugee children/families and raising awareness of the ...

International Children’s Choir Visits Scotch Plains on Nov. 25 to Tell Refugee Stories

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Children of the World choir will perform at Evangel Church (1251 Terrill Rd, Scotch Plains) on Sunday, Nov. 25 at 7:00 pm. This is just one of the many stops on their 2018-2019 Refuge + Strength tour, which will take them all over the U.S. telling stories of refugee children/families and raising awareness of the ...

Rutgers Preparatory School to Celebrate Diwali

On Sunday, November 18th, Rutgers Preparatory School (Somerset, NJ) will celebrate Diwali. The show starts at 3:00 p.m. and there will be a catered dinner following the event, sponsored by Bombay Talk in Iselin, NJ. The event is open to the public and will include performances, presentations, and dances directed and choreographed by more than 90 student participants from various ethnic ...

Saint Joseph High School Holds Annual Advent Mass & Tree Lighting Ceremony

METUCHEN, NJ – Saint Joseph High School will be hosting its Annual Advent Mass and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 8, 2018.  The event is open to the public and will include a Bell Concert presented by Saint Matthew the Apostle Bell Choir at 4:45 PM followed by Mass celebrated by Brother Louis Couvillon, S.C. Chaplain, at 5 PM.  The Bell Concert held in the ...

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Mountain Ridge Bible Chapel Christmas Concert

November 18, 2018

2018 Christmas Concert at Mountain Ridge Bible Chapel

 Mountain Ridge Bible Chapel, 763 Mountain Avenue, Berkeley Heights, cordially invites your family to enjoy a free Christmas Concert this Friday, December 7, at 7:30 pm. 

This will be a live concert under the direction of youth leader Andy Tremper.  It will feature contemporary Christmas music performed by musicians from ...