Lakewood—Several Lakewood Township agencies and organizations met recently to design a safety campaign for the town that will feature Pedestrian Safety Cards in English, Yiddish, and Spanish, among other safety tips. Many injuries and fatalities happen because drivers and pedestrians simply don’t see each other. Each organization will distribute the Pedestrian Safety Cards as part […]
A deafening live band — thump thump thump — provided the metronome fueling the frenetic atmosphere overnight inside synagogue Kollel Ner Avrohom, tucked behind Georgian Court University on Arbutus Drive. Take a look inside the party in the video at the top of this story. Richard Roberts, a former pharmaceutical company executive and political donor […]
APP: On Sunday mornings, he (Orellana) coaches in a sports league for children with disabilities. On Monday nights, he helps run a literacy program for Latino families. On most Tuesday nights, he’s coaching and mentoring at the Escape Wrestling Club, a free program he started to introduce underprivileged kids to the sport that changed his […]
Many residents of Lakewood and surrounding communities have added a new word to their vocabulary—”Shul.” Yiddish in its origin, the word is a synonym for a synagogue and widely used in the Orthodox community to refer to a house of prayer and worship. Please be neighborly and watch and share this video.
Over 50 leaders from Lakewood and across Ocean County gathered for a dinner on Wednesday night to form Lakewood Neighbors, a coalition to address the social and civic challenges facing the region and develop a shared vision for the future. They will be reaching out to concerned citizens to join them in the coalition, and […]