Religions and Spirituality

January 3, 2019

Chiu, Yu Cheung, - 76, of Galloway, NJ, passed away on Dec. 24, 2018, surrounded by his family. Mr. Chiu, also known as "Tony", has also lived in Upper Montclair. After retirement in 2011, Mr. Chiu spent half of his time living in Galloway and the other half in Upper Montclair where his ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Everyone is invited to join the congregation of Brookdale Reformed Church for a Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at 7:30 p.m. Brookdale Reformed Church is located at 16 Bellevue Ave Bloomfield, near the Bellevue Ave. entrance to Brookdale Park. 973-338-7676

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair residents gathered to enjoy their visit with Santa, hot cocoa, live music and much more at the Montclair tree lighting this past Friday night. The event, hosted by the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs, the Montclair Center BID, and the FMBA, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Avenue invites the community to gather with friends for 'Pasta with a Side of Christmas Carols' this Saturday afternoon starting at 4 p.m. and continuing into the evening  This Saturday's gathering is a part of a series of food-centric ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Vincent United Methodist Church invites the community to their annual presentation of the Living Nativity on Sunday December 2 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The living nativity has been a Nutley tradition for about 30 years, several years ago the church made the decision to present the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Hanukkah celebrations begin at Temple Ner Tamid with a festive TOT SHABBAT for young children and their families from 6:00 p.m.to 6.30 p.m. Friday Dec. 7 Sing and dance with Rabbi Katz and Cantor Meri.  Bring your Hanukkah menorah from home with seven candles.  Stay for a ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The funeral arrangements Keith and Jennifer Caneiro and their children Jesse and Sophia Caneiro family, of Colts Neck, have been announced. A memorial gathering will be Sunday, December 2nd, 12 noon until the funeral service at 3 pm at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – In response to the deadliest attack on Jews in United States history, more than 2,200 people from throughout northern and central New Jersey came together at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston on Sunday to mourn the deaths of 11 people who were murdered at the Tree of Life ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - on Friday  September 14, 2018 family and friends  gathered at St. Paul Baptist Church in Montclair to celebrate the life for Wallace "Wally" Choice, Sr., who passed away on September 9, 2018. Officiating, Bernadette Glover, Senior Pastor of St.Paul, began the processional to, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Wallace (Wally) Choice, Sr., longtime Montclair resident, has passed away on Sunday evening. After word of the sad news broke, many Montclairions immediately took to social media to pay their respects to the man who has devoted much of his life to improving the lives of many ...

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Puerto Rico--Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 hurricane, hit Puerto Rico in September of 2017, killing many and displacing even more people. In response to the tragedy, high school students representing Bloomfield High School's Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Skyline Church of Bloomfield traveled ...

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A prominent religious leader who heads one of the largest black churches in Newark has been nominated to the state Parole Board by Gov. Phil Murphy. The Rev. Dr. Ronald Slaughter, the pastor of St. James AME, was tapped to fill a six-year term on the board. “I’m both honored and grateful for ...

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Newark, NJ—Monsignor William J. Linder, who founded of New Community Corporation in the wake of the Newark Riots, died Friday. He was 82. New Community is a nonprofit organization that under Linder’s leadership transformed a blighted area of Newark following the 1967 riots and built new housing ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The hallway of The Early School of Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston was recently filled with the sounds of a melodious chorus of “thank yous” from the students and teachers as The Nancy and Robert Eskow Family Room was dedicated with an informal ribbon cutting.  The Family ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For four decades, Kenneth W. Stein has taught Middle Eastern History and Political Science at Emory University. His scholarship focuses on the politics of the modern Arab world, American foreign policy toward the Middle East, modern Israel, and the Arab-Israeli negotiating process.

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EDISON, NJ - Passover or Pesach? It says Passover at the stores, but people also seem to be discussing this Jewish holiday called Pesach that began this Friday night. They are one and the same, though the names mean different things. The name Passover comes from the angel of death ‘passing over’ ...

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Past Deputy Grand Marshall of St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Merchant Marine veteran James J. Reilly of Belleville, passed away on Wednesday March 14, 2018.  Born in Montclair, he was the son of the late James J. and Katherine (Shanley) Reilly.  Mr. Reilly was an accountant with Flinkote Corp. in ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - On Sunday night at Temple B'nai Abraham in Livingston, five survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shared their hearts and minds, telling a standing room only crowd of more than two thousand men, women and children, that it is time to end gun violence now.  The rally ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Six people who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6  at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office pleaded “not guilty” to defiant trespassing Tuesday morning at Westfield Municipal Court. Rev. Ann Ralosky and Rev. John Rogers of First Congregational Church in ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Six protesters, including four clergy members, who were holding a sit-in at Congressman Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield to support “Dreamers” were arrested Monday, according to Westfield police. The Rev. Ann Ralosky and Rev. John Rogers of First Congregational Church in ...

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