Friday, December 7, 2012
Make these brisket, latke, and sufganiyot recipes for Hanukkah. Or, get them to-go from local spots near Melrose.
Friday, December 7, 2012
This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8 and ends on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 16. Nearby, temples are observing the Jewish tradition through community parties and celebration. Melrose's Temple Beth Shalom participated in this year's Home for the Holidays. In Malden, Temple Tifereth Israel will hold a "Chanukah Dinner Dance" from 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at the temple's 539 Salem St. location. Temple Beth Israel Malden will also hold a "Chanukah Bash" at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 at it's 10 Dexter St. location. At home, the Festival of Lights goes hand-in-hand with making special Hanukkah foods. Before you light the menorah, make sure you have all the ingredients for some great brisket, latke, and sufganiyot…
Friday, December 23, 2011
It's Christmas Eve, um, Eve; full day of school today for Melrose before Winter Break.
Check the traffic out there before heading out the door! Today is Friday, Dec. 23—123 years ago today, Van Gogh cut off his ear—and here are Melrose's five fast facts for the day: 1) Gray skies are gonna clear up: Rain, mainly before 11 a.m. High near 40. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Tonight, a slight chance of rain and snow showers before 7 p.m., then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North wind between 7 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. (Forecast by the National Weather Service.) 2) On a holiday, far away, let's go today: Well, today's not technically a holiday, but with Christmas this weekend, we're taking it easy today at Melrose Patch Headquarters…
Monday, November 28, 2011
Nominate a friend, Jewish or not, as a leading light in the Melrose community.
Do you know a Melrose resident who is prominent or influential in his or her field or organization? If so, we invite you to nominate that person as a leading light in the community. Please send the nominee's name, phone number or e-mail address, as well as a paragraph about his or her work, to Amanda Kersey, your community news producer, at email@example.com. Patch will then publish a photo gallery of all the nominees with short descriptions explaining why they are bright lights in this city, so that everyone can admire them.