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 […]