Janice Preschel, 60, who continued to run New Jersey food pantry from hospital bed, dies of coronavirus
April 2, 2020
"Even while she was in the hospital suffering and waiting for her test results and having difficulty breathing, she was still on the phone with me and emailing and sending me instructions on the pantry," said Teaneck Deputy Mayor Elie Katz, who wrote a speech that was read at Preschel's funeral service on Wednesday.
Over the last 20 years, Katz has been a prominent figure on the political circuit in Teaneck. Having served eight years as Teaneck mayor/deputy mayor, and 20 years on the Teaneck township council, his accomplishments include millions of dollars in new revenue through responsible development as well as a 0 percent municipal tax increase for three straight years.
Gottheimer, North Jersey Faith Leaders Come Together For Interfaith Community Call
March 29, 2020
On Sunday, March 29, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) took part in a Teaneck Community Interfaith Call with local North Jersey officials and faith leaders, organized for members of the community to be able to come together despite social distancing and quarantining measures in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Bergen County MDA Fund in Memory - Rabbi Joseph Feinstein
“I know that Bergen County residents are passionate and proud in their support of Israel and will unite to heed this call to action to help us achieve our goal,” Katz said. The Bergen County Fund Drive is dedicated to Rabbi Feinstein