Monday, December 3, 2012
The JCC had to be evacuated for close to 90 minutes.
Police received a bomb threat for the Jewish Community Center and West Orange's Roosevelt Middle School on Monday morning. Both buildings had to be evacuated. At around 9:48 a.m., a call came in from an anonymous man, claiming to have planted a bomb in the school and the JCC, according to West Orange police Sgt. John Palardy. Police alerted officials in both buildings, who implemented their emergency protocol plans. Members, staff and approximately 240 children in the JCC preschool program were evacuated according to a plan. The children were escorted to the Jewish Community House, adjacent to the JCC, said a JCC staff member. The students were allowed to return around 11:15 a.m. after the building was searched by law enforcement …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A cache of World War II letters, now in the hands of a West Orange resident, inspired a recent interfaith event
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Deborah Goldstein will speak in Manhattan on Sunday
Listen to your mother! For the third time already, listen to your mother or at least to Deborah Goldstein. The South Orange resident, writer, Patch blogger, and mom will read her writing a the third annual LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER reading series. The series will takes place across ten cities at the end of April and in May including New York City on Sunday May 6th at the JCC in Manhattan at 2p.m. This series was born out of the creative work of mothers who publish online and across the country. "I'll be reading a piece from my blog, Peaches & Coconuts and providing a snapshot of a day in the life of two moms and two small boys," says Goldstein. The NYC show is being directed by Broadway and TV actress, The Huffington Post contributor, and …