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Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, January 24, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/24/2018 7:00pm 01/25/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold an eight-session course, “The Enchantment of Midrash,” taught by Dr. Azzan Yadin-Israel, Professor of Jewish Studies and Classics at Rutgers University. Classes begin on January 17 and meet from 7-9:30 p.m. on eight Wednesday evenings. The course is open to adults in the community.

The course will provide an introduction to ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
A Better You: A Preview of a Healthier 2018

Sun, January 28, 12:00 PM

Elmora Branch Library, Elizabeth

A Better You: A Preview of a Healthier 2018

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 01/28/2018 12:00pm 01/28/2018 2:00pm America/New_York A Better You: A Preview of a Healthier 2018

Join us for a community health forum at the Elmora Branch Library on Sunday, January 28, beginning at 12:00 pm. Through the Shaping Elizabeth Coalition, community partners will be on hand to talk about what their organization does, and we want to hear from you. Tell us what health and nutrition issues you would like more information on, barriers you have found, and what programs you would like to ...

740 West Grand Street Elizabeth , NJ 07202

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New Jersey Reentry Corporation Site Grand Opening in Union County on Friday

January 18, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals, will host a grand opening of their new reentry site in Union County on Friday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m. 

The office is located at 214-A Commerce Place in Elizabeth, N.J. There is a possibility of Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver attending the ...

The Elizabeth PBA Seeks Assistance from Residents for Blood Drive

ELIZABETH, NJ--January is National Blood Donor Month and the Elizabeth Policeman’s Benevolent Association (P.B.A.) will be sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Elizabeth Police Headquarters located at 1 Police Plaza.

The American Red Cross maintains that blood donation is critical for the following reasons:

Every two seconds ...

Union County Freeholder Estrada Elected Chair of North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

January 23, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada was elected to Chair the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) at the Jan. 22 Board of Trustees meeting. Estrada is the first Latino to hold the position.

“I am honored that my fellow Board members have chosen me to serve as chair of the NJTPA, and I am proud to become the first Latino to hold this position,” ...

Online Retailer Amazon Rejects Somerville as Potential Location for Massive “HQ2”

January 19, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Amazon released its short list of  20 potential sites to build a massive east coast headquarters Thursday, disappointing more than 200 other cities and smaller towns that had salivated over the prospect of 50,000 new jobs and billions of dollars in associated economic benefits – including Somerville.

The 20 finalists include the city of Newark; a total of 238 ...

Letter to the Editor: Make the Road New Jersey Condemns End of Protected Status for 250,000 Salvadorans

January 9, 2018

Recently the Trump administration announced the end of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans. Effective Sept. 9, 2019, nearly 200,000 people who have been living and working legally in the U.S. for almost two decades, who have American families, homes, and businesses, will be subject to deportation. 10,000 Salvadoran TPS holders currently reside in New Jersey.

Make the Road New ...

Dog Found in Roselle Still Being Held at Newark Shelter

January 15, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - A dog that was found on January 9, is still being held at the Newark Animal Shelter because no owner has claimed him. 

Roselle Police said the dog was found in the area of the Roselle side of Warinanco Park. The dog has a distinct blue eye and brown eye. Police also said the animal was checked and had no chip or tags. 

The Newark Animal Shelter ...

Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

Union County Joins National Survey of Homelessness

January 23, 2018

Union County will once again participate in the national Point-in-Time Count and Survey of the Homeless. This national census of homeless persons takes place each January. In Union County, it will be conducted countywide on the streets in the early morning hours of Wednesday, January 24, from 3:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. The number of people staying at homeless shelters in Union County will also ...