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Congregation Beth Israel Kicks Off School Year at Rocko's Ice Cream

September 14, 2017

FANWOOD, NJ -- Rabbi Howard Tilman, of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains, was a “celebrity scooper” at Rocko’s Ice Cream in Fanwood on Wednesday, Sept. 6.

The back-to-school social was sponsored by the synagogue’s Religious School, which offers instruction for students in pre-kindergarten through high school. 

First-grader Nate ...

Weather Report Looks Great for Saturday's Ocean County Irish Festival at the Manahawkin Lake Park

STAFFORD - On Saturday, the newly formed Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will be hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival.  It will not be held in Ship Bottom but instead in a new convenient location, the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin.  

Those planning on attending are invited to bring their own chairs and tables if they would like.  Families ...

Berkeley Heights Establishments Announce Delicious and Money-Saving Specials for Restaurant Week, September 11 – 17

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – With 23 participating establishments ranging from fine dining to sandwich shops, and with snack, convenience, and liquor stores joining in,  Berkeley Heights Restaurant Week has choices for all tastes and budgets. Many establishments have already posted their special menus and pricing to the Restaurant Week website.

“With less than a week ...

Sweet Heat: Salsa Contest to Spice Up Summit Farmers Market Sept. 10

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SUMMIT, NJ - Arguably America's most popular condiment will take center stage at the Summit Farmers Market when the Annual Salsa Contest is held September 10. Amateur chefs are invited to bring ...

Somerville Restaurant Vouchers Raise $2,300 for Family of Det. Matthew Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Robert Petix Jr., owner of Savor Restaurant and 1995 graduate of Immaculata High School, has donated $2,300 from patrons of the Main Street restaurant to the family of Det. Matthew Tarentino, a Summit police officer who died in a car collision on Route 78 May 30.

Tarentino, who had lived in Somerville his entire life, graduated from Immaculata High School in 2006; his wife ...

Who Doesn't Like a Historic Tavern Tour? Basking Ridge Resident Offers Five to Try

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – It’s late August. Summer will soon be over, but isn’t there time for at least one more adventure? How about an historic tavern/pub crawl and tour?

We like touring Morris and Somerset County since this is the “cockpit of the revolution” and most of the old taverns were meeting places of the resistance. Want to grab a pint where General ...

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Hunger Action Day Food Donation To Community FoodBank of New Jersey

September 15, 2017

HILLSIDE, NJ – This September, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, together with the Feeding America® nationwide network of food banks, mobilizes in an effort to bring an end to hunger. Hunger Action Month is designed to inspire people to take action and raise awareness of the fact that 42 million Americans, including 1 million New Jerseyans, face hunger every day.

Hunger ...