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Schedule of Events for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

January 16, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Once again commemorating the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his birthday, the Livingston Committee for Diversity has organized special events on Monday for its annual “Day of Service.” (See story HERE.)

The following is a final schedule of events for Monday.

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TAPinto Franklin Township Meet the Leaders Series: Chris Johnson

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - This month TAPinto Franklin Township will be running a series called "Meet The Leaders.” The objective is to provide our readers an opportunity to hear from Franklin Township’s leaders in government, public safety, education, houses of worship and other areas, regarding Franklin Township’s present and future outlook.  

Each participant ...

Spirit Awards to Honor West Orange Residents at MLK Day Celebration

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and a few carefully selected West Orange residents, the township’s human relations commission is sponsoring a special MLK Day event Monday at the Life Christian Church, located at 747 Northfield Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

During the MLK Day Celebration, the township will honor Mona Scott-Young, ...

Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery Plans to Fund Nature Outpost at Phil Rizzuto Park

ELIZABETH, NJ – Groundwork Elizabeth’s Green Team has been awarded a $30,000 grant by Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery, a Linden based refinery, to fund an outdoor pavilion and associated activities at Phil Rizzuto Park.

The pavilion will serve as a headquarters for learning about ecology and the need to preserve nature in urban communities. Groundwork Elizabeth’s Green Team will ...

Saint Peter’s to Celebrate MLK Jr. Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — For 26 years, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System has celebrated Martin Luther King Jr., his role in the civil rights movement and impact on the U.S.

This year will be no different in New Brunswick.

Saint Peter’s is hosting an interfaith event honoring the reverend and civil rights leader at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16 in the Sister Marie De Pazzi ...

Volunteer Projects on MLK Day in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains and Borough of Fanwood will co-host its 8th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service featuring on Monday, Jan. 16, a day filled with events and social activism in the community.

The opening ceremony will take place at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA at 10:00 a.m. Collection boxes for non-perishable items are being placed ...

CSA, Lions Host Annual Spaghetti Dinner Set for Sunday, Feb. 26

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Community Service Association of New Providence (CSA) together with the Lions Club of New Providence will host their 4th Annual Pasta & Meatball Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 26 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the DeCorso Community Center located at 15 East Fourth Street in New Providence.  

Admission is $12 per person, children under five are free.

The Community Service ...

Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery Plans to Fund Nature Outpost at Phil Rizzuto Park

ELIZABETH, NJ – Groundwork Elizabeth’s Green Team has been awarded a $30,000 grant by Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery, a Linden based refinery, to fund an outdoor pavilion and associated activities at Phil Rizzuto Park.

The pavilion will serve as a headquarters for learning about ecology and the need to preserve nature in urban communities. Groundwork Elizabeth’s Green Team will ...

Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Seeks Nominations for 2017 Hall of Fame

WARREN TWP. -- Nominations are open for candidates for the eighth class of Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Hall of Fame.

Suggestions for alumni, administrators, faculty or staff, as well as those who have contributed to the high school community, will be accepted through Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.

A committee of administrators, teachers and former graduates — some already ...

West Orange High School Music Boosters to Host Wine and Beer Tasting Fundraiser

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School (WOHS) Music Boosters will hold a Wine and Beer Tasting fundraiser at Wine Legend, 235 Prospect Avenue on Jan. 20 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The event will help to raise funds for the award-winning Wind Ensemble’s trip to perform as an Invited Band at the 2017 Music for All National Concert Band Festival, presented by Yamaha, in ...

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Century Church Leads Effort To Inspire Hospitalized Children

January 15, 2017

Make good on your new year's resolution to get more involved in the community this year!  Century Church, South Plainfield, invites you to participate in the Love For Kids project, collecting wish list items for the children at Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital, New Brunswick.  The church's first outreach of the year comes as a result of a 7 year old ...

Thank You Westfield!

January 14, 2017

Almost five years ago Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, opened its doors in Westfield, thanks to the vision and generosity of Dr. Gerald Glasser and the leadership of Keith Hertell, our first board chair, and all the other founding board members.  We opened our doors on the  third floor of the First United Methodist Church and started our program.

Since then we have served over ...

New Member Coffee

January 16, 2017

The Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield is hosting a New Member Coffee on Friday, February 3rd from 9am to 11am at Rock-n-Joe's Coffeehouse in Westfield, NJ. Come meet our current members and find out about the League's projects and current volunteer opportunities. For more information about the League please visit our website at www.jlepnj.org, email us at office@jlepnj.org, or ...

Thank You Westfield!

January 14, 2017

Almost five years ago Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, opened its doors in Westfield, thanks to the vision and generosity of Dr. Gerald Glasser and the leadership of Keith Hertell, our first board chair, and all the other founding board members.  We opened our doors on the  third floor of the First United Methodist Church and started our program.

Since then we have served over ...