County, Art Educators of New Jersey partner to highlight the student creativity

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 102 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records in Newark for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on March 28. This is the 12th consecutive year in which DiVincenzo has partnered with […]

Metro YMCA spearheads #PreventNow campaign

LIVINGSTON, NJ — One in 10 people is sexually abused before age 18, an alarming national statistic that has produced a population of 42 million adults scarred by the childhood crime. Intervention can turn the tide, and during National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges will join with YMCAs […]

Spring into action with mindful parenting

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As a parent, do you ever feel like your mind is being pulled in a thousand different directions? Do you catch yourself quickly reacting to things rather than thoughtfully responding? On Tuesday, April 5, from 7:15 to 9 p.m., clinical psychologist Carrie Spindel Bashoff will enlighten you about the importance of thinking […]

Little hands make a big difference at Junior League event

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 120 children, in addition to 40 Girl Scout members, 100 parents and 50 Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills members took part in the fourth annual Kids For Kids, which is a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in […]

Livingston man found dead inside Carteret Road home, boarder arrested

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Livingston Police Chief Craig M. Handschuch announced March 24 that the Livingston Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a homicide. On March 23, at approximately 7 p.m., Douglas Castellano, 69, of Livingston was found dead inside […]

In search of ancient Israel at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple B’nai Abraham’s 2016 Bloom Lecture Series will offer “In Search of Ancient Israel” with professor Gary A. Rendsburg, Blanche and Irving Laurie Professor of Jewish History in the Department of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University, on Tuesdays, April 5, 12 and 19, at 7 p.m. Over three lectures, Rendsburg will review […]

Renowned pianist and conductor Vladimir Feltsman at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The last piano solo recital in Temple B’nai Abraham’s Jewish Legacy of the Piano series features renowned pianist and conductor Vladimir Feltsman on Sunday, March 20, at 3 p.m. He will play Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Schumann’s “Kinderszenen” and “Carnival Scenes from Vienna.” Feltsman holds the Distinguished Chair of Professor of Piano at the […]

Zarin shares her Jewish mother secrets

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jill Zarin, formerly of “The Real Housewives of NYC” and co-author of “Secrets of a Jewish Mother,” regaled a large crowd at the Temple B’nai Abraham Sisterhood Speaker’s event on March 15, with her experiences as a cast member of a reality television show as well as her life after the show. […]

TBA Mitzvah Morning experiences huge success

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple B’nai Abraham held its annual Mitzvah Morning on Sunday, March 13. The successful event included 10 on-site projects, five collections, a Bridges Run and a blood drive in conjunction with Community Blood Services. The event was co-sponsored by temple groups including the Social Action Committee, Men’s Club, Membership, Sisterhood, the PTA […]