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Religions and Spirituality

June 24, 2022

KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players has died at the age of 55. Since the sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with condolences, ...

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Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died. Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old. Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Rev. Paul Janssen, pastor of United Reformed Church, is inviting those with a sense of compassion and a sense of humor to join him on the steps of the church at 100 West Main St. on Thursday, May 26, at 6 p.m. for a flash mob photo op to support "Red Nose Day.".  All residents ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - Hundreds came out for the Dedication of the Pilgrim Chapel at the Shrine of Saint Joseph on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.  The Pilgrim Chapel is an experience and is meant to be a place of reflection and prayer. The Chapel features a 9 x 81/2 ft mosaic on the Life of St. Joseph, a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - St. Mark's Episcopal Church in West Orange opened in 1828 and remained as an active congregation until it closed in 2004. After the church closed it saw only occasional use as a rental property for small fellowships. Over the years however financial resources were lacking to ...

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Happy Easter! Today marks the end of Holy week for millions of Catholics/Christians around the world who are celebrating renewal of their Christian faith on Easter. The Easter celebration arrives at the culmination of Holy Week, which began in 2022, on April 10, Palm Sunday. This weekend also ...

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  How does a family have a Passover seder, usually a big event with a sumptuous table, games for kids, shared readings and lots of sweet wine, when practicing social distancing? Most of us are at home now, in small family groups, by ourselves or alone during this festival. Even the profit Elijah ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - TAPinto Elizabeth is sad to announce the passing of former franchise owner, Kathy Lloyd. Kathy passed away on April 12 surrounded by those who loved her.  "We mourn the passing of former TAPinto owner/publisher Kathy Lloyd,” said Michael Shapiro, the founder and CEO of TAPinto.

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WARREN, NJ —- The Watchung Hills community is mourning the passing of Dr. Thomas DiGanci this week. Of Dr. D, as he was affectionately called by many, Watchung Hills Superintendent  Elizabeth C. Jewett, Ph.D. wrote: “There are no words to convey the sadness and the depths of the loss to the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees. The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The duCret School of Art will celebrate the life of illustrator Peter Caras, who lost his battle with cancer on February 28. Born April 11, 1941, in Johnstown, PA, he taught at the Plainfield art school for over 40 years. According to Executive Director Tim O'Connor, since 1979, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A large crowd gathered outside on the lawn of the Spiritual Center - Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in Franklin for a prayer vigil Monday night.  Gov. Phil Murphy joined other officials to support the people of Ukraine during their current conflict with ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - All it takes is a great cause, passion, and a lot of donated dresses. Girls empowering girls across the world while promoting sustainability equals huge success.  Dress Express Boutique is gearing up for their second event offering donated, gently-worn formal and ...

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The Staff and Management of TAPinto Warren wishes you and your family a very Merry Christmas. This has been a challenging year for our country and our community, and we wish you peace and prosperity in 2022.  So, we leave you with these words written so long ago by John Lennon, and wish your ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Funeral services were held Friday at Temple Beth-El for centenarian Lloyd Silverman, longtime owner of the former Lloyd's Furniture store on Main Street Somerville. He would have celebrated his 101st birthday on Jan. 8, 2022. The story below was published last year by ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Mary Ellen Pieper Florey, 85, formerly of Warren Township, passed away peacefully on November 27, 2021, in Neptune Beach Florida. Mary Ellen was born in Chicago, Il on January 16, 1936. She worked for Western Electric and met her late husband Alvin Paul Florey there. They ...

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WARREN, NJ — The Warren community gathered at the Municipal Complex on Monday to light the Menorah. Rabbi Musnitsky of Temple Har Shalom welcomed the community and delivered the invocation. SEE VIDEO HERE After singing the dreidel song, rabbi gave chocolate gelt to the children… and some adults ...

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WARREN, NJ -- Warren Township Mayor Lazo and the Warren Township Committee invites the community to the Menorah Lighting Ceremony on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 6pm in the Municipal Courtyard. Invocation by Rabbi Musnitsky of Temple Har Shalom.

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The family of Justine Gross invites the community to join them at a candlelight vigil at Investors Bank Field at Tatlock Park on Friday night, November 19, at 7 p.m. The family will provide LED flameless candles for the vigil. Missing Penn State Student Found Deceased Identified as NJ Teen

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SUMMIT, NJ - A 19-year-old female Penn State University student reported missing on the evening of November 11 has been found deceased, according to the State College (PA) Police Department. In announcing on November 12 that they had located the student's body, Police did not identify the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Puleo International, a fourth-generation family-owned manufacturer and distributor of unique handcrafted holiday décor items located in South Plainfield, will open its doors to the public for their 17th Annual Christmas Sale on Friday, Nov. 19.  The warehouse will be open ...

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An estimated 18 million veterans live in the United States today and their contributions to our country are immeasurable, not only during their time in active duty but also in their service to our local communities. Veterans Day is November 11; originally called Armistice Day, the day acknowledged ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Allen W. Becker of Berkeley Heights, NJ passed away at his home on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at the age of 90.  Allen was born in Milwaukee, WI, the son of Ann (nee Moser) and Arnold Becker, and was raised in West Allis, WI, where he was a graduate of Nathan Hale High ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ — Watchung Borough Mayor Keith Balla called for a moment of silence prior to Thursday’s meeting of the Borough Council to remember former Watchung resident Benjamin Watkins, 19, who died suddenly on Sunday. A memorial service celebrating Ben's life will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A revered splinter of wood, said to have come from the cross upon which Jesus Christ was crucified, is one of 150 sacred relics from the Vatican in Rome that will be venerated in a worship service at Mary Mother of God Church on Tuesday, Oct. 19 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Rev.

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Vincent “Vinny” Gagliardi, 17, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away on Oct. 8, 2021. Born in Somerville, NJ, Vincent resided in Branchburg all of his life. Vincent attended Somerville High School and worked part-time as a cashier at Shop Rite in Branchburg. During his life in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - It was a "Dog Day Afternoon" on the front lawn of St. John's Episcopal Church Sunday, with dozens of pets and their owners gathered to receive a blessing from the church rector, Rev. Canon Ron Pollock. The annual event commemorates the life of St. Francis of Assisi ...

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WARREN, NJ — Warren Township honored the fallen from the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks with a ceremony Saturday at 10:30 am and remembered those lost 20 years ago, including Warren residents: Keith Coleman, Brian Dale, Hashmukhrai Parmar and Sheryl Rosenbaum.   Nine Warren children lost a parent ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Commissioners Director Shanel Robinson, joined by her colleagues and other county officials, honored the memory of 39 county residents killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks during an observance on the grounds of the Historic Somerset County Courthouse ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Parishes within the Archdiocese of Newark have been invited to take up a special collection during Masses this weekend to help those affected by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that devastated the southwestern region of Haiti on Aug. 14. All proceeds from the collection will benefit ...

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