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Religions and Spirituality

May 8, 2022

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 maintain the church, ...

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TAPinto West Orange wishes a Happy Passover to our readers celebrating!

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is hosting a Virtual Community Town Hall Meeting to address security concerns from the Jewish Faith-Based Community.  Acting Essex County Prosecutor Date Theodore N. Stephens II will speak to the community on Wednesday, February 9, from 5-6 ...

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Hello to All and Happy New Year! I hope this email finds you well as we prepare to end a year and begin anew. On Sunday, January 2 at 6:00 p.m. we will unite via zoom for collective community prayer. There isn't a need to remind any of you how challenging this year has been and still is for so ...

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Mayor Robert Parisi presided over the annual tree lighting ceremony at West Orange Town Hall on December 4th. The much-anticipated ceremony resumed this season after it was suspended last year due to COVID. The festivities included train rides on Main Street, character pictures, a petting zoo, ...

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Mayor Robert Parisi welcomed Rabbi Mendy Kasowitz and his family to the front lawn of Town Hall for a Menorah lighting on November 29th. It was the 18th consecutive year for the ceremony at Town Hall honoring the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. Both Mayor Parisi and Rabbi ...

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Hanukkah falls very early this year, just three days after Thanksgiving. West Orange will host its annual menorah lighting on Monday, November 29 at 4 p.m. on the front lawn of Town Hall. Happy Hanukkah to those celebrating!

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VERONA, NJ -- James Carlo, Principal of Our Lady of the Lake School in Verona, last week took some time to reflect on the history, mission, curriculum, awards and accreditations that the school has received.   TAPinto:  How long have you been principal? JC:  This is my second year as ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Diwali 2021 celebration lit up the sky at The Rock on Nov. 1 as the community gathered to honor the tradition that begins on Nov. 4 and runs through Nov 9.  Diwali, also known as Deepavali or Dipavali, originates from the Sanskrit word dipavali meaning “row or ...

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