5K Run/Walk set for Saturday, Oct. 5, in Clark’s Oak Ridge Park

Miracles for Myeloma, a 5K Run/Walk, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, in Oak Ridge Park, Clark. The course, staged entirely within the park on paved paths, is USATF-certified and people of all ages are encouraged to participate in this community-wide fundraiser. Multiple myeloma is a cancer of plasma cells which attacks and destroys bone. […]

Quijano spearheads homeless month-long food drive

As a lead up to September’s Hunger Action Month, Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, D-Union, helped spearhead a month-long drive to help feed the homeless in the Elizabeth area. Dubbing it “Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation,” Quijano partnered with the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless and the St. Joseph Service Center to help procure more than […]

JCSS celebrates Sukkot with picnic

A pot-luck picnic and craft-making highlight the celebration of Sukkot by the Jewish Cultural School & Society on Sunday, Sept. 22. Families from Essex, Union, Passaic, Bergen and Morris counties are invited to the 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. event in the Tulip Springs North grove, off Pleasant Valley Way, of South Mountain Reservation in […]

Students make book recommendations for fellow students

In Miss Kelly Williamson’s fifth-grade class at Valley Road School in Clark, the students wrote book recommendations for some of their favorite books and their summer reading books. The book recommendations were placed on a bulletin board for the students to use as a reference. Throughout the year, students can visit the bulletin board and […]

Students perform at King Commemoration at NJ State Museum

ELIZABETH — When the state of New Jersey, in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Commemorative Commission, celebrated the 50th anniversary of King’s inspirational “I Have a Dream” speech on Wednesday, Aug. 28, in Trenton, Benedictine Academy students were there, on stage. Eight young women from the all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth […]

Culture Crawl, an evening explosion of arts, music, performance, sound and culture, is Friday, Oct. 4

RAHWAY — Rahway’s second annual Culture Crawl takes place on Friday, Oct. 4, from 6 to 9 p.m., in a single evening explosion of visual art, music, performance, delicious food, various cultural experiences and family-friendly activities. Culture Crawl is free to the public. Culture Crawl traverses Irving, Main, Milton and Cherry streets in Rahway’s town […]

Premiere Stages announces talk-back series for ‘The Beautiful Dark’

UNION – Premiere Stages at Kean University has announced dates for its popular talk-back series in conjunction with their highly-anticipated production of 2013 Premiere Stages play festival winner, “The Beautiful Dark,” by Erik Gernand. In this affecting new play, a woman’s life is turned upside down when she suspects that her teenage son may be […]

Westfield Fencing Club begins new session

The Westfield Fencing Club, a division of the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts, is currently registering students for the new session of classes and bouting for beginning, intermediate and advanced fencers in sabre, foil and epée, using electronic scoring equipment. “Fencing is a rapidly growing sport that helps all participants enhance their mental abilities […]