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Summit's Beacon UU Hosts 'Blessing of the Animals' Service Feb. 18

February 14, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Community members and their household pets are invited to Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation (Beacon UU) for a 'Blessing of the Animals' service on February 18, beginning at 11:15 a.m.

“All beloved creatures are welcome—from the pet snail to the family dog,” said Reverend Robin Tanner, minister of worship and outreach.

Six Arrested, Including Clergy, at ‘Clean Dream’ Sit-In at Congressman Lance’s Westfield Office

WESTFIELD, NJ — Six protesters, including four clergy members, who were  holding a sit-in at Congressman Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield to support “Dreamers” were arrested Monday, according to Westfield police.

The Rev. Ann Ralosky and Rev. John Rogers of First Congregational Church in Montclair, Rabbi Elliott Tepperman of B’nai Keshet in Montclair, ...

Springfield's Saint James School Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Saint James the Apostle School (SJS) in Springfield is celebrating Catholic Schools Week (January 28-February 3, 2018) with a variety of events for students, staff and parents.

Some of the activities planned include a School Mass, Family Skate Night, making sandwiches for Saint Joseph’s Social Service Center in Elizabeth and breakfast bags for the Community Soup ...

New Jersey Re-entry Corporation Opens Doors in Elizabeth to Help Court-Involved Individuals Get a New Start

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Re-entry Corporation opened their doors last week to officials and the public to get a good look at their newest location and what they have to offer to people living in Union County that have a criminal record and may need extra help to get a job, housing and more.

Located at 214-A Commerce Place in Elizabeth, is the newest branch of the New Jersey Re-entry ...

Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael's 'TBAY Comedy Night' on March 3 in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael will host "TBAY Comedy Night: featuring Uncle Floyd and Friends on Saturday night March 3. 

All are invited to attend the event, which takes place on Saturday night March 3rd at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael for a night of fun featuring Uncle Floyd and Friends. 

The event takes place at Temple Beth Ahm ...

Vigil for Peace’ on Martin Luther King, Jr Day at Springfield Municipal Building Welcomes a Growing Crowd

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Two dozen Springfield residents and community leaders took time to reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King’s work and legacy at the Township’s “Vigil for Peace,” honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 15, 2018.

In attendance that day were Deputy Mayor Erika DuBois, and newly sworn in Committeeman Chris Capodice with his family.

Mayor Huber ...

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Summit's Temple Sinai Debuts 'Lunch & Learn' Events Beginning Mar. 4

February 21, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Temple Sinai in Summit will host a series of 'Lunch and Learn' events beginning March 4. The informative and interactive events include:

Is Forgiveness Really Necessary? - Sunday, March 4, from 1:45 - 3 p.m.

An animated clip called “Landlord” from Hanan Harchol’s “Jewish Food for Thought” series will inspire a discussion on ...