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’Love and Unity’ Candlelight Vigil Honored those Killed in Pittsburgh and Kentucky

November 5, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sunday evening a crowd of about 250 people attended the "Love & Unity" Candlelight Vigil at Peppertown Park. 

Hosted by the Berkeley Heights Diversity Committee, [and organized by Michelle Greco, Karen Foote, Adam Goldstein, Jimmy Joseph, Kelly Manieri, Herman Matfes, Kathy Matfes], the vigil emphasized the power of love and words to bring ...

2018 Crop Walkers Earn $7,000 to Combat Hunger


NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Achieving contributions of $7,000, the 2018 New Providence Crop Walk,  in spite of the high winds and mid-40s temperature, was a large success.  Matching funds and other contributions are still arriving.  Since 1974, the town has had this annual walk.

Planned by Faith Lutheran Church and hosted by United Methodist Church, the Crop Walk saw ...

Congregation Beth Israel to Commemorate 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht with Presentation by Local Holocaust Survivor

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. This night of remembrance will feature a presentation by Miriam Gershwin, who will share her personal experiences as a Holocaust survivor and answer questions from attendees.  The program, which will take place during ...

Church of the Little Flower Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Parish Center

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Church of the Little Flower recently held a blessing and dedication ceremony for the newly renovated Reverend Edmund G. Bernauer Parish Center located at 290 Plainfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights.

"We gather now to bless and dedicate this new parish center. It will be a center for parish activities and a place for all may come and know one another ...

Pilgrim Statue from Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Portugal will be at Chatham's Corpus Christi Parish Oct. 11-15

CHATHAM, NJ - Corpus Christi Church will be part of the "peace and solidarity" tour that will bring the Pilgrim Statue from Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Portugal to Chatham Oct. 11 through 15.

Corpus Christi Church Parish will host the tour "to encourage peace, love, hope and solidarity," which features of one of the official statues from Fatima, one of the world’s ...


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Rick Recht Chanukah Celebration Set for Friday, Dec. 7, at Temple Sinai in Summit

November 13, 2018

The community is invited to join Temple Sinai for a special Chanukkah celebration with Jewish rock musician Rick Recht. 

Recht is especially known for his live performances for groups of Jewish youth all over the United States as well as performances at synagogues and Jewish rock festivals.  

The event will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, at Temple Sinai, 208 ...