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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

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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
Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, January 31, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

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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

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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

Elizabeth Rotary Sets “Pancakes to the Beat” Fundraiser

February 22, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Elizabeth’s 45th Annual Pancake Breakfast will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 8 a.m. to Noon in the cafeteria at Victor Mravlag School #21, 132 Shelly Avenue, Elizabeth.  

Tickets are priced at $10 (student ticket price is $5) and include a full pancake and sausage breakfast. The event will also feature musical entertainment ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the Week of February 18 through February 24

ELIZABETH, NJ – Here’s what’s happening in Elizabeth for the week of February 18 through February 24.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18 - CITY HALL CLOSED 

City Hall will be closed in observance of George Washington’s Birthday. 

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24 - 6th Annual Charity Hockey Game - Elizabeth Fire vs Elizabeth Police 

(6 p.m. – 7 p.m., 1 Park ...

Lifelong Elizabeth and Elizabeth Police to Host Walking Safety Presentation

ELIZABETH, NJ - Lifelong Elizabeth will be hosting a Walking Safety Presentation in conjunction with the Elizabeth Police Department.

Learn about walking safely and the benefits of wearing a safety vest. 

The event will take place at the New Zion Baptist Church, 600 Flora Street at 6 p.m. The event is open to all older adults in Elizabeth and everyone receives a FREE safety vest after ...

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What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the week of February 11 through February 17

ELIZABETH, NJ - Here’s what’s happening for the week of February 11 through February 17.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2019 - CITY HALL CLOSED

City Hall will be closed in observance of Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2019 - GREATER ELIZABETH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE’S BUSINESS AFTER HOURS NETWORKING EVENT

(5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., 95 International ...

Union County Prosecutors Office Present Local Animal Rescuer with Two Certificates of Appreciation

February 21, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ - A local animal rescuer was awarded at a luncheon this week with two Certificates of Appreciation from the Union County Prosecutors Office.

Darcy Del Castillo received two Certificate’s of Appreciation from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, one for her work as Elizabeth Animal Shelter Rescue Coordinator and Animal Evaluator, and also for her non-profit ...

Somerset County Revives Proposal for Amazon HQ2

February 22, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine plans to reopen talks with Amazon about locating the company’s second headquarters – HQ2 – in Somerset County.

He made the announcement Feb. 22 at a meeting of the Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee.

Somerset County put in a bid for HQ2 originally, he said, but “the state nixed our idea and went ...

Local News: Real Stories About Us

For a dozen years I was a news columnist at the state’s largest newspaper and in the decade prior to that, I was its editor in charge of all local news.

I semi-retired from that company in December and wrote a farewell column expressing gratitude for being able to make a living doing something I loved for more than 40 years.

In that continued spirit, here is my inaugural column for ...

"My Very Own British Invasion" is short on plot

‘My Very Own British Invasion’ is short on plot, but long on rock

By Liz Keill

MILLBURN, NJ – Paper Mill Playhouse is putting on a rollicking, rock and roll extravaganza in its premier production of  “My Very Own British Invasion.”

We start with a fast and furious tribute to the Beatles, like “I Saw Her Standing There” and move on to ...

How to Report Potholes in Union County

February 21, 2019

As the winter season comes to an end, pothole season is just beginning. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like you to know there are resources you can use to report them to the proper agency.

“We encourage drivers and pedestrians alike to report any pothole they come across, so repair crews can act as quickly as possible,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski.