Let’s go fishing in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The county’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs invites the public to participate in Essex County’s 2018 Fishing Derbies. The free events will be held in various locations in the Essex County Park System. Each derby is free and open to children ages 15 and younger. All children must be […]

‘Medicare Made Clear’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — If you or someone you know is turning 65 or retiring this year, the Linda & Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women has a program in April not to be missed. Take the mystery out of Medicare with this educational workshop on Thursday, April 26, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. when Dan […]

Gold to brings the laughs at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple B’nai Abraham Sisterhood’s annual spring gala fundraiser will be held at Cedar Hill Country Club, Livingston, on Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. This year’s event features stand-up comedian Judy Gold, the winner of two Daytime Emmy awards. She has made numerous appearances on “The Steve Harvey Show,” “The View,” “The […]

TBA rabbi to receive doctor of divinity

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz of Temple B’nai Abraham will receive her doctor of divinity, honoris causa, from her alma mater, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. This honor comes upon her completion of 25 years in the rabbinate. A graduation ceremony will be held Thursday, May 3, at Congregation Emanu-El in Manhattan. […]

Local NAACP unit celebrates 105th anniversary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Sunday, April 29, from 3 to 7 p.m., the Oranges and Maplewood Unit of the NAACP will celebrate its 105th anniversary. The 105th annual Freedom Fund event will be held at Wilshire Grand Hotel, 350 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange. The evening’s theme is “Freedom is Never Granted but Won. […]

Hackensack man sentenced to 7 years for social media threats

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced April 13 that John Coulouris, 19, of Hackensack, was sentenced to seven years in New Jersey State Prison by Superior Court Judge Mark J. Nelson after Coulouris pleaded guilty to making social media threats against Livingston High School and others in 2016. Coulouris admitted […]

ACAP launches iStrive program for young adults on the autism spectrum

LIVINGSTON, NJ — “I’m finding it hard to envision the rest of my son’s life and I need to hear what other parents have to say. Maybe there’s something I haven’t thought of.” “My son needs activities so his energy can be directed. He needs a structured place where he can navigate into adulthood.” “Especially […]

‘History Through Text’ with Rabbi Kulwin

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple B’nai Abraham’s Congregational Learning offers classes in “History Through Text” with Rabbi Clifford Kulwin throughout the year at the temple, 300 East Northfield Road, Livingston. The topic this year is “The Jewish Religion.” Taught in blocks of several weeks, each class will also be a stand-alone unit so that an inability […]

TBA to host blood drive

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Wednesday, April 18, from 4 to 8 p.m., Temple B’nai Abraham will host a blood drive, sponsored by Men’s Club and Social Action Committee in conjunction with Community Blood Services, at the temple, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston, entrance on East Cedar Street. Community Blood Services, a not-for-profit organization that […]

TBA to hosts Yom HaShoah observance

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Thursday, April 12, the Temple B’nai Abraham family will gather to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with a service at 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Peter Hirschmann, whose son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan and Hayley Hirschmann, are temple members. Peter Hirschmann, who will share memories of his own upbringing as the […]

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