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 […]

Health services available

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Board of Health announces the following screenings and programs through the Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services. •Adult vaccine program, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is a one-time registration fee and an administration fee for every visit. Vaccinations are for those 19 and […]

Learn Euro egg decorating

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Van Tassel Funeral Home will be hosting a European Easter egg decoration class on March 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. There are many ways of healing and the purpose of this class is to provide participants with a new healing opportunity. This Palm Sunday event will present the European painting technique […]

Edison student is one of five Mars Writing Contest winners

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Anay Badlani, a sixth-grader at Edison Middle School, was named one of five winners in Scholastic Science World magazine’s Mars Writing Contest. As a prize, Anay received a signed copy of the book “Welcome to Mars,” written by astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Science World is an educational magazine published by the Scholastic […]

Meet first lady Eleanor Roosevelt at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Admirers of the “First Lady of the World” will have an opportunity to hear from Eleanor Roosevelt as the Durand-Hedden House, in partnership with the Maplewood Township Office of Cultural Affairs, presents a first-person historical interpretation of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood, on Sunday, March […]

Summit College Club seeks book, CD and DVD donations

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit College Club is seeking books and other media donations for its six-day annual book sale in April. Donations should be brought to Westy Self Storage, 15 River Road, Chatham, by April 7. The books must be in good condition and packed in bags or small boxes. The drop off in Westy’s […]

Drawing determines Orange candidates’ positions on ballot

ORANGE, NJ — Orange City Clerk Joyce Lanier held a drawing on Tuesday, March 15, in Council Chambers to determine the ballot positions for candidates in the non-partisan municipal election scheduled for Tuesday, May 10. According to Lanier, the ballot positions for mayor are: incumbent Mayor Dwayne Warren, 1A; former Zoning Board member Janice Morrell, […]

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. […]

Makers mania at the SOPL

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Village residents are getting creative this March as the South Orange Public Library embraces Makers Month. At Makers Mayhem, participants are given the opportunity to launch paper airplanes across the library. The CHS Robotics Club brings a robot to launch their paper airplanes. The Columbia High School Robotics Club gives continuous […]

Helping yourself to some hamantaschen

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The eighth-grade class at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel’s Hebrew High School got into the Purim spirit by baking hamantaschen, the filled-pocket pastry associated with the Jewish holiday which falls this year on March 24. Hamantaschen refer to the tri-cornered hat worn by the evil minister, Haman, a prominent character in the Book […]