Concert Band To Play At Temple Emanu-El

WESTFIELD — On Sunday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts (NJWA) Concert Band under the direction of conductor Howard Toplansky will perform a fall concert at Temple Emanu-El, 756 East Broad Street in Westfield. This is the second of a five concert series for the 2011-2012 concert season. The event is open to the public and admission is $10 per person.

Linden Sends Stuffed Animals Overseas

LINDEN – Longtime resident Patricia Backes recently approached Mayor Richard Gerbounka for help collecting slightly-used stuffed animals to send to the Marines at Camp Leatherneck where her grandson-in-law is stationed could distribute them to children in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

PIANJ Offers Winter Fire Safety Tips

TRENTON – The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey Inc. reminds homeowners and renters that with the heating season, comes fire dangers. Take the time now to review fire safety tips with your family so you will be prepared in the event of a fire emergency. And remember, it also is important to make sure that your home is insured properly before an incident.