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Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, January 17, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/17/2018 7:00pm 01/17/2018 9:30pm 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 ...

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The Elizabeth PBA Seeks Assistance from Residents for Blood Drive

January 10, 2018

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:

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First Baby of 2018 Born at Trinitas Regional Medical Center

ELIZABETH, NJ-- The first baby born in 2018 at Trinitas Regional Medical Center arrived at 11:17 a.m. on January 2.  Parents Rose Demosthene and Willick Joseph of Rahway pose with baby Isaac who measured 19.5 inches and weighed in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces.  

The nursing staff kept a long-standing tradition by gifting a complete layette to the New Year’s ...

Update: 24-Year-Old Fanwood Man Struck and Killed by NJ Transit Train in Elizabeth Has Been Identified

January 16, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ--The 24-year-old man struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train Saturday night in Elizabeth has been identified.

According to authorities, shortly before 11:20 p.m. Saturday, Emmanuel Laboy from Fanwood, was struck by a Northeast Corridor train number 7883 near Chestnut Street in Elizabeth.

Officials said none of the 600 passengers or crew members were ...

Giants Sign Former Bloomfield High School Star Kristjan Sokoli

January 11, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With the NFL playoffs heating up, those teams not fortunate enough to make the postseason get a jumpstart on improving their roster for the following season. The New York Giants recently locked down Bloomfield High graduate Kristjan Sokoli, signing him to their to their practice squad, giving him a futures contract.  NFL teams use futures contracts to ...

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.

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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 ...

New Program in Union County for Environmental Action

January 15, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ--Union County residents who are interested in tackling the environmental issues of today can join the Environmental Stewards program. Conveniently based in Westfield, the program is designed to help local residents design and execute environmental projects in their communities.

“The Environmental Stewards program brings the insights of scientists and researchers to Union ...