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FREE ALZ/Dementia Support Group Friday

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting an Alzheimer’s Support Group, through Alzheimer’s New Jersey, on Friday, June 16, at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, 140 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ, from 10 a.m. to  11 a.m.   

 The program is free and open to Alzheimer’s/Dementia caregivers in the community and is run in accordance with the Alzheimer’s New Jersey guidelines. Participants are welcome to join the group at any time.  

Registration is recommended. If you plan to attend, or would like more information about our  program for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Disorders, contact Alice Greenberg-Sheedy, agreenberg-sheedy@jfscentralnj.org, or, 908-352-8375.

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Tee times, Pairings Announced for Start of Next Week’s U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Baltusrol GC in Springfield

July 13, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – The USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship starts Monday.  The pairings for the first two rounds of the 71st edition were recently announced.

Monday (July 16) and Tuesday (July 17) tee times will be played on the 7,280-yard, par-71 Upper Course and at the 7,313-yard, par-70 Lower Course at Baltusrol Golf Club.

Monday, Tuesday tee times & pairings

The ...

'Servant of Two Masters' exudes foolish fun

‘Servant of Two Masters’ makes for foolish, frivolous fun

By Liz Keill

MADISON, NJ –Carlo Goldoni’s “The Servant of Two Masters,” in a rousing translation and adaptation by Bonnie J. Monte, has the outdoor audience at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey laughing and clapping all the way through.

The yearly production, held at the amphitheatre on the ...

To Our Current and Future Representatives

July 17, 2018

To Our Current and Future Representatives - Wherever They May Be:

We can never forget we are a nation of immigrants. 

We cannot fall prey to fear, ignorance and anger when we  have been historically driven by freedom and justice. 

We must have the courage and will to fight hate, bigotry and prejudice. 

We must not wake up to what we hoped was a bad dream and ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, July 21, 10:00 AM

NJ Convention and Exposition Center, Edison

82nd Annual Garden State Cat Show & Expo

Giving Back Other

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Thu, August 9, 7:00 PM

Union Elks Lodge #1583 , Union

Donna Summer Tribute Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Scores of New Trees for Meisel Park

July 18, 2018

Freeholder Vice Chairman Bette Jane Kowalski (center) joined a group of volunteers and staff led by Dr. Marian Glenn, President of the Rahway River Watershed Association (far left) to plant 250 “bare root” tree seedlings at Union County’s Meisel Park in Springfield last month.

The seedlings are transplanted when dormant to help ensure they can thrive in new soil. The project ...

Crowdfunding Options for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

Source: Many small start-up businesses and tech ventures in search of capital turn to popular online platforms for crowd fundraising of financial resources to get their concept off the ground and launched into market. Indiegogo, Kickstarter, and GoFundMe, to name a few, offer solutions in generating cash to fund new ideas. How do you get people to contribute to your cause?  Sam Burlum ...