Newark Academy’s Jocelyn Willoughby is Gatorade New Jersey Girls Basketball Player of the Year

LIVINGSTON –In its 31st year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, announced Jocelyn Willoughby of Newark Academy as its 2015-16 Gatorade New Jersey Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The 6-foot-1 senior guard led the Minutemen to a 20-6 record and the […]

TBA’s annual Purim Carnival

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Jewish Learning Program of Livingston’s Temple B’nai Abraham, led by Director of Jewish Learning Melissa Weiner, will hold its annual Purim Carnival on Thursday, March 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the temple, located at 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston; the entrance is on East Cedar Street. All are welcome to attend. With […]

TBA Mitzvah Morning

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Join the members of the Temple B’nai Abraham congregational family for “Mitzvah Morning” on Sunday, March 13 — sponsored by the Temple B’nai Abraham Social Action Committee with the Membership Committee, Men’s Club, Prime Time, Early School Parents’ Council and Religious School PTA — as they participate in a morning of activities for all ages […]

Rosh Hodesh celebrated by TBA Sisterhood

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Rosh Hodesh is the Hebrew term for the beginning of the month on the Jewish calendar. The new month, or Rosh Hodesh, has evolved into a women’s holiday in some spheres. Temple B’nai Abraham’s Sisterhood joins together, led by Rabbi Faith Joy Dantowitz, a few times each year to welcome the new […]

‘Christie and Beyond: Unraveling the State of the Garden State’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Wednesday, March 30, at 7:30 P.M., Temple B’nai Abraham Congregational Learning presents a discussion on “Christie and Beyond: Unraveling the State of the Garden State” with journalists Tom Moran and Matt Katz. Moran is the editorial page editor at the Star-Ledger and Katz is an WNYC reporter and author of “American […]

West Essex YMCA gains $5K donation

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Residential care center CareOne at Livingston recently donated $5,000 to the West Essex YMCA’s annual campaign to support families and individuals in need. “The West Essex YMCA opens opportunities to children and adults who otherwise couldn’t afford them,” Steven Salvanto, executive campus director and administrator of CareOne, said in a release. Salvanto, […]

Don’t miss the ‘LSO Dance Mix’

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Maestro Anthony LaGruth and the Livingston Symphony Orchestra invite local music lovers to join them on Saturday, March 5, for the “LSO Dance Mix.” The third in the orchestra’s 2015-2016 season, the concert features the rhythm, melody and stories of classical dances composed by Brahms, Copland, Gliere and Rachmaninoff, and takes the […]

Explore West Essex YMCA summer camps on March 6

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Families can discover all that the West Essex YMCA summer camps have to offer at an information fair on Sunday, March 6. From 3 to 5 p.m. at the YMCA, parents can speak with camp directors while children learn about astronomy with the STARLAB portable planetarium — provided by the Fairview Lake […]

Seton Hall University hosts annual Conference on Women and Gender

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than 260 scholars and advocates gathered for the Seton Hall University Conference on Women and Gender on Feb. 12. Sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies Program, the event featured breakout sessions with expert panels and a keynote address by sociologist Rifat Salam. An awards luncheon honored the winners of […]