Plainfield Holds Candlelight Vigil to Remember Charlottesville Victims and Unite Community

August 21, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield community came together on Monday evening for a candle lighting ceremony at City Hall to remember the victims of the violence that took place in Charlottesville, and to unite against hate.

Council President Rebecca Williams welcomed the crowd, introduced members of the administration in attendance, and offered remarks on behalf of Mayor Adrian O. Mapp.  ...

Members of Westfield Community Gather for ‘Stand with Charlottesville’ Vigil

WESTFIELD, NJ — Nearly 150 people attended a “Stand with Charlottesville” vigil at Westfield’s Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial Sunday night. The Westfield event —  one of many held Sunday after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, ended in violence — was organized in a matter of hours by Lydia Kaplan and Pam Brug, members ...

Green Brook Flood Commission Service Remembering Flood Victims, Including 2 From Plainfield, Set for Aug 5

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Flood Control Commission (GBFCC) will hold their Annual Memorial Service at 9:30 a.m., at Miller Park, 111 Greenbrook Road, Green Brook on Saturday, August 5.  Miller Park is located behind the Green Brook Municipal Building.  Due to ongoing flood project construction in Middlesex Borough, the ...

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New Era of Spiritual Leadership at Cranford, NJ Synagogue

August 10, 2017

Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim (TBEMC), an egalitarian synagogue located in Cranford, New Jersey just introduced a new progressive model of rabbinic leadership at its 100-year-old Jewish community.

The organization is welcoming Rabbi Neil Tow and Rabbi Rachel Schwartz as its spiritual leaders. This husband and wife rabbinic duo will work together to lead the congregation from the pulpit in daily ...