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Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains Will Host Annual Comedy Night on Sat, Feb. 25

February 8, 2017

Scotch Plains, NJ – Temple Sholom of Scotch Plains will host its annual Night of Comedy on Saturday, Feb. 25. The event is open to the public and will feature nationally known stand-up comedian Steve Marshall, who has appeared on numerous shows on NBC,CBS and the Food Network. 

Marshall will entertain the crowd with stories from his childhood growing up in Brooklyn ...

Defiant First Appearance By Man Charged With Attack On Catholic Bishop In Newark Offers Clues To Motive

NEWARK, NJ -- In a defiant first appearance at Essex County Superior Court in Newark, the man charged with the shocking attack on an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark last weekend offered possible clues about what provoked him.

"I'm the Reverend Charles Miller, and I am who I am," said Miller, 48, of Newark, whose description included several ...

Before Assaulting Newark Bishop, “The Fightin’ Preacher” Makes Divisive Political, Religious Beliefs Known

NEWARK, NJ -- Charles Miller, who was charged with punching the auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark during a Saturday afternoon Mass, is a former professional boxer who calls himself “The Fightin’ Preacher,” according to his Facebook profile.

EXCLUSIVE: Video Footage of Attack on Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark During Mass in Cathedral

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EXCLUSIVE: Video Footage of Attack on Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark During Mass in Cathedral

NEWARK, NJ — TAPintoNewark has obtained footage of the assault of an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark during Mass at Newark's Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. 

UPDATE: Day After Attack on Bishop, Newark Latinos Come Out for Cruz, Clemente

The Most Reverend Manuel A. Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, was offering ...

Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark Assaulted During Mass in Cathedral

A day meant to venerate a hero of Newark's Latino community ended in shock and horror when an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark was punched in the face during Mass at Newark's Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. 

The Most Reverend Manuel A. Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, was offering opening prayers at a Saturday afternoon ...

Holy Trinity School Kicks-off Catholic Schools Week with Open House

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Catholic schools around the country will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week January 29th – February 4th.  This year’s theme is Communities of Faith, Knowledge, and Service.  Holy Trinity School truly embodies the tradition of Catholic education and has week-long activities and celebrations planned for its students, faculty, staff, ...

Union Catholic High School Students and Local Knights of Columbus Heading to D.C. March For Life

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Seventeen students from Union Catholic High School will head to Washington, D.C. on Friday for the 44th annual March For Life along with members of the Knights of Columbus of St. Bartholomew and Immaculate Heart of Mary parishes. The March began in Washington, D.C., is the largest pro-life event in the world. 

The Union Catholic students ...

Mother Seton Faculty Become Seton Associates

CLARK, NJ -- Three Mother Seton faculty members became Seton Associates of the Sisters of Charity at a liturgy honoring Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton at Convent Station on Saturday, Jan. 7. Seton Associates are women and men who, following their own particular vocation in life, seek to deepen their relationship with God and to share in the mission and ministry of the sisters. They live out the ...

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Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Refugee Assistance Partners Plans Aid for Local Families

February 19, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Refugee Assistance Partners (RAP), an interfaith coalition in the Scotch Plains-Fanwood area, has helped a number of refugee families resettling in New Jersey, and continues their quick pace in the wake of a rapidly changing political climate for refugees arriving here.

Sponsoring several families and donating to more, RAP volunteers are people from many faith ...