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Anti-Defamation League Expresses 'Deep Concern' Over Repeated Hate Symbol Incidents in Summit Schools

April 17, 2019

NEW YORK, NY - Responding to media reports -- including a April 15 report in TAPinto Summit -- which detailed the discovery of another hate symbol in a Summit Public School, the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) New York regional office has expressed its "deep concern today after learning of yet another swastika incident at a middle school in Summit, New Jersey, ...

Police Substations Open in Three Cranford Schools

April 10, 2019

CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department and Cranford Public Schools announced the creation of school “Police Substations” within its 3 largest schools in an ongoing effort to increase school safety, security, and law enforcement visibility. This effort complements the district’s recent additions to safety and security infrastructure throughout the township’s public ...

Rutgers, Faculty Reach Tentative Agreement, Avert First Faculty Strike In School History

April 17, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers and the union representing nearly 5,000 of its faculty members reached a tentative agreement late Tuesday night, bringing to an end more than a year of bargaining and averting the first faculty strike in the university's 253-year history.

The Rutgers AAUP-AFT released a statement at about 9:15 p.m., stating the gains secured by its ranks - from ...

Crunch Time at NJ-Based Manischewitz Company as Passover Approaches

April 16, 2019

Much has changed since more than 100 jobs were slashed at the Manischewitz Matzo Factory in Newark almost two years ago.

Sheets and sheets of matzo used to be made at the factory on Avenue K, which runs parallel to Route 9, every spring for Passover.

“When you do it in a commercial factory, it’s quite a challenge not to have any dough carry over from one batch to the ...

What Do the Letters After A Financial Advisor’s Name Mean?

Professionals in many industries tout their education and professional experience as a way to demonstrate their expertise and set themselves apart. The financial industry is a prime example, with almost 200 professional credentials advisors can obtain to sharpen their ability to serve clients well. If you are searching for a financial advisor and seeking clarity on what the acronyms after each ...

Five Tips to Manage Your Finances When One Parent Stays at Home

Almost one-in-five American families with children have one parent stay at home, according to an analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data from the Pew Research Center.1 Some families make a conscious choice to transition to a household with a stay-at-home parent, while others experience a job loss or underemployment. In either case, becoming a one-income household results in a big change in cash flow.

Cranford Knights of Columbus St. Patrick's Day Dance Honorees

April 18, 2019

At the 2019 Annual Council St. Patrick’s Day Dance, the Cranford Knights of Columbus honored Rich Donovan of the Cranford Youth Group as Irishman of the Year and honored Detective Steve D’Ambola and Firefighter Tom Hannen for their dedicated service to the Cranford Community. The Council would like to thank the Dance Committee, chaired by Brother Rich Pierce, for a great event ...

Westfield Area YMCA Hosts Pocketbook Bingo To Benefit Financial Assistance Program

The Westfield Area YMCA is hosting Pocketbook Bingo on Friday, April 26, from 7 - 9:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Center, 512 Westfield Ave. in Westfield. 

The community is welcome to enjoy a great evening out and chances to go home with designer pocketbooks all for a good cause.  Only adults ages 18+ will be admitted.

A contribution of $35 benefits the Y’s direct financial ...

Letter from Westfield Area YMCA: Thank You, Jersey Mike’s!

April 8, 2019

Dear Editor,

The Westfield Area YMCA would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to Norman and Carol Greco, owners of Jersey Mike’s Subs of Westfield. This year’s Month of Giving was extremely successful, resulting in over $5,200 to enable families in need of financial assistance to participate at the Y. 

At the Y, no one experiencing a bona fide financial hardship ...