Rainbows Program gives hope to children

LIVINGSTON, NJ — “Recovering from a loss is never easy, especially if you are 10 years old,” said Melissa Taylor, now 25, recalling her experience with the Rainbows Program after her father’s death. “I was in fifth grade and will never forget how difficult it was for me to process such a horrific experience. The […]

‘Holiday Musicale’ concert

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston Community Players presents “Holiday Musicale,” a concert and sing-along, on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Covenant Church, 343 East Cedar St., Livingston. This is a one-night-only fundraiser. The concert will consist of Christmas songs, Hanukkah melodies and winter tunes. Some of the more familiar songs include “Have Yourself […]

Club TBA creates challahs for Thanksgiving

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of Club TBA of The Jewish Learning Program of Temple B’nai Abraham created and baked turkey challahs to celebrate Thanksgiving. Club TBA, for grades three through six, meets twice a month. The programs are an enjoyable social way for TBA students to have fun while socializing, eating pizza, and participating in […]

Essex teens learn ‘Love Shouldn’t Hurt!’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Does your teenager know the warning signs of an abusive relationship? One in three teens experience verbal or physical abuse from a dating partner. This statistic is the reason that “safe dating” education is required by law in New Jersey. West Orange High School, Montclair High School and Technology High School […]

How Essex County residents voted this past election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season in Essex County was quite eventful, with a combined 55 elections and four public questions. There were a whopping 159 candidates listed on the various county ballots. All results remain unofficial until certified by Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin. The biggest election was of course that for […]

‘State of the Garden State’ at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Recently Temple B’nai Abraham’s Congregational Learning again invited the community to explore “The State of the Garden State” with its regular journalist panel of Mary Alice Williams, a former national network correspondent and current news anchor of NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network; Tom Moran, editorial page editor of the Star-Ledger; and […]

NCJW offers intermediate Word computer classes

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Registration is now open for the intermediate Word computer course, which meets Dec. 5, 7, 12 and 14 from 9 to 11:15 a.m. Classes are open to all women who need to improve their skills for job positions or who would just like to learn for their own personal use. It will […]

TBA Men’s Club’s annual Texas Hold’em Tournament

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Join Temple B’nai Abraham’s Men’s Club for its annual Texas Hold’em Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 30, beginning at 6 p.m. with a catered dinner and then “First Deal” at 7:30 p.m. at the temple, 300 East Northfield Road, Livingston. Proceeds from the evening will benefit TBA Men’s Club. RSVP at www.tbanj.org or […]

Full STEAM ahead for science fun at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Early School of Temple B’nai Abraham fosters an interest in science, technology, engineering, the arts and music through integrating the STEAM program in its curriculum. Recently the students were delighted as they participated in an exciting science experiment that engaged their senses and introduced the concept of reaction — an exothermic […]

ACL presents ‘Celebrating Art’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The ACL Gallery announces “Celebrating Art,” the gallery’s holiday art show and sale. This show features local artists creating artworks with the holiday season in mind. There are several pieces of artwork priced for gift-giving. Artworks include paintings, sculptures, glassware, wearable art, jewelry and pottery. “Celebrating Art” opened Nov. 8 and runs […]

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