Music Appreciation with Conductor Thomas Elefant: Handel's Messiah

Discover the colorful and imaginative writing in Handel's most popular work, The Messiah. Sponsored by Rita and Amy Spiegel in memory of Seymour Spiegel.

Price: $8, Member Price: Free,  Stay for lunch - Price: $6.50, Recommended Senior Price: $4.50, reservations for lunch are recommended three days in advance, contact Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 or arivlin@jccnj.org    

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  1. Alison Rivlin
  2. 908-889-8800 ext. 260
  3. arivlin@jccnj.org
Tue, June 11
11:15 am — 12:15 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/11/2019 11:15am 06/11/2019 12:15pm America/New_York Music Appreciation with Conductor Thomas Elefant: Handel's Messiah

Discover the colorful and imaginative writing in Handel's most popular work, The Messiah. Sponsored by Rita and Amy Spiegel in memory of Seymour Spiegel.

Price: $8, Member Price: Free, Stay for lunch - Price: $6.50, Recommended Senior Price: $4.50, reservations for lunch are recommended three days in advance, contact Alison Rivlin at 908-889-8800 x260 or arivlin@jccnj.org

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Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

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This story first ran on TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

The 16th annual Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey is planning to stop at six locations that serve some of  the best hot dogs in the state Aug. 24.

More than 100 connoisseurs have signed up to ride on two motor coaches and sample hot dogs presented in various styles and cooked and topped in different ways.

“Many people ...

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Baseball: Elmora Troopers Lose to Louisiana, Win Hearts of NJ at Little League World Series

August 21, 2019

WILLIAMSPORT, PA - “Elizabeth is proud of you" were the words from head coach Jairo Labrador to the Elmora Troopers, as the 12U team saw their Little League World Series dream come to an end by losing to Louisiana, 4-1.

The Troopers were down early as miscues led to Louisiana scoring in the first inning. Down one in the bottom of the third, Elmora saw their deficit reach ...

New Jersey Colleges on New Ranking Released by Princeton Review

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NEW JERSEY -- The Princeton Review has released its 2020 annual ranking of the Best 385 Colleges in America (Penguin Random House, $24.99), which is now on sale.

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How to Talk to Your Children About Death

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Helping Our Families and Children During Tragedies  

This past weekend, our nation experienced two enormous tragedies. As of Tuesday morning, it was reported that at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Texas and Ohio just 13 hours apart. The week before, three people were killed and at least 12 others were injured after a 19-year-old went on a shooting rampage at Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California. Regardless of what name we ...

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How Does Social Security Fit Into Your Retirement Income Strategy?

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Don't Let Your Investments Go on Vacation

Summer is here – and so is vacation season. Americans spend a lot on their summer getaways – more than $100 billion in 2017 alone, as reported in Travel and Leisure magazine. When you hit the road, you will enjoy getting away from your regular tasks, but there's one part of your life that should never take a break – your investments.

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Estate Plans Can Help You Answer Four Questions About the Future

The word “estate” conjures images of great wealth, which may be one of the reasons so many people don’t develop estate plans – after all, they’re not rich, so why make the effort? In reality, though, if you have a family, you can probably benefit from estate planning, whatever your asset level. And you may well find that a comprehensive estate plan can help you ...

We Are Y Weds: Finding Fulfillment After Retirement at FSPY

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Each week, the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA highlights a member of its staff, a YMCA member or volunteer as part of their We Are Y Wednesdays series. Today, meet Leta Schrader, a wonderful School Age Child Care (SACC) aftercare counselors at McGinn School who also worked as a camp counselor this summer. 

“This is my third year working at the YMCA camp and I’ll be going ...