More Than 250 Attend Diwali Festival at Berkeley Heights YMCA

November 10, 2017



A joyous cultural festival celebrated at the YMCA brings together community in a day of music, dance, art and more


BERKELEY HEIGHTS,, NJ -  The Summit Area YMCA is a proud member of the Diversity, Inclusion and Global Innovation Network (DIG Innovation Network), a leading network within the YMCA’s efforts in outreach to diverse communities and ...

Video, Photos from Diwali Festivals in Berkeley Heights and Fanwood

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Nov. 4, the Berkeley Heights Diversity Committee and the Berkeley Heights YMCA joined together to host a Diwali Festival at the Berkeley Heights YMCA.

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is celebrated around the world. It celebrates the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair. As part of the celebration, the ...

Video: St. Helen’s in Westfield Hosts 4th Annual Union County Day of Prayer

WESTFIELD, NJ – Hundreds joined the Union County Day of Prayer hosted at The Parish Community of St. Helen in Westfield on Tuesday evening. The event was sponsored by the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council and Community Access Unlimited.

According to the event’s program, the evening was organized to “facilitate the building of bonds within the interfaith ...

Two Non-profit Organizations Partner to Offer Spiritual Retreats for Homeless at Loyola Jesuit Retreat Morristown


MORRISTOWN, NJ - A group of Eva’s Village men attended the 2017 Fall Men's Ignatian Spirituality Project (ISP) Retreat at the Loyola Jesuit Retreat Center  in Morristown earlier this week. Nine men from Eva's village shelter in Paterson attended a two-day retreat Wednesday and ...

Congregation Beth Israel Celebrates Sukkot in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Volunteers from the Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains built the synagogue’s Sukkah (booth) on Sunday, Oct. 1, in preparation for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot.

In keeping with tradition, the volunteers erected the Sukkah on the synagogue’s outdoor patio to replicate the temporary huts that their ancestors dwelled in while ...

Candlelight Vigil in New Providence Mourns Victims of Las Vegas Mass Shooting

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Residents, religious leaders, Mayor Al Morgan and members of the diversity groups of New Providence and Berkeley Heights came together on the lawn of Our Lady of Peace in New Providence for a candlelight vigil on Friday evening to share prayer, poems, words of reflection and to mourn the 58 victims of Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las ...

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Christmas Festival at Willow Grove Church Nov. 26

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Willow Grove Presbyterian Church is hosting their first Christmas Festival Fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 26, from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. The featured event will be an extensive silent auction, featuring many types of gift baskets, gift cards from national companies as well as local eateries and shops, fine jewelry, and other valuable items.  Proceeds from the silent ...