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Chatham's Third Annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk Rings Up $60,000 for Suicide Prevention

September 23, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life.

That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the Darkness" community walk held at Cougar Field on Saturday afternoon.

It is hard ...

Community and Cops Connect at Westfield PBA Car Show

WESTFIELD, NJ — Local car lovers enjoyed about 155 cars, Jeeps, trucks and motorcycles at the second annual Westfield Police Benevolent Association Car Show Saturday at the South Avenue train station parking lot. 

Adults and children alike viewed a variety of vehicles and enjoyed food from local vendors and food trucks.

“This event brought the police department and ...

Historic Play House at Oakeside Restored with the Help of Some Local Friends

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--The Bloomfield Cruisers have teamed up with Councilman Rich Rockwell  to raise enough funds to help restore the historic play house at Oakeside Mansion. Master carpenter, Andy Fediw, and his wife Diane gave a very generous discount on their work so the restoration could be completed.

TAPinto Bloomfield will be sure to show the after pics once completed.

By the ...

Berkeley Heights’ Residents Slam Dunk the Junk

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Cool  weather, bright blue skies with the sun peeking out from the clouds provided the perfect day for the Suburban Chamber of Commerce's annual Slam Dunk the Junk event on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Hundreds of folks from around town gathered outside the library in the parking lot on Hamilton Avenue to participate in Clean Communities Clean Up Day. The event, which ...

Bloomfield Mayor Venezia and Council Members 'Help Bag Hunger' at Brookdale ShopRite

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Yes, you saw correctly!  That was Mayor Michael Venezia bagging groceries Friday afternoon at Brookdale ShopRite in Bloomfield.  It was all part of ShopRite’s Partners In Caring “Help Bag Hunger” annual initiative during National Hunger Action Month.

This year, Brookdale ShopRite owner Neil Greenstein donated 50% of value of every item ...

18th Annual Walker-thon takes over Nutley Streets and Parks Friday September 28

NUTLEY, NJ - Hundreds of current and former Nutley Public Schools students will take to the streets and parks of the township to celebrate education and the memory of John H. Walker on Friday September 28. The annual Walker-thon brings the community to raise funds for scholarships for Nutley High School students and other educational endeavors. The fun begins, and ends, at ...

Red Bank Elks Lodge - 1/2 Way To St. Pat's Day Party - Saturday, Sept. 22nd

RED BANK, NJ - The Red Bank Elks Lodge Motorcycle Committee is having a Half Way to St. Patrick's Day Party, Tomorrow, Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Open to the Public!

Where: Red Bank Elks Lodge, 40 West Front Street

Time: 6:00pm

Cost: $20/pp - includes Food & Drink Specials

Prize for Best Costume & Tricky Trays (whatever that is!) & 50/50

If you ...

Summit YMCA 'Diaper Drive' Benefiting Area Baby Center Now Underway

SUMMIT, NJ - In recognition of 'National Diaper Need Awareness Week', the Summit Area YMCA is -- beginning today and running through September 30 -- hosting a diaper drive wherein ommunity members can drop off packages of diapers and baby wipes at the bin located in the Summit YMCA lobby. Collected supplies will then be distributed to eligible families by the Area ...

Summit Area Public Foundation Awards $30,000 Grant to Family Promise

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Area Public Foundation has awarded a $30,000 grant to Family Promise in support of its homelessness prevention and sustainable housing initiatives in Union County.

When it comes to helping low-income and homeless families achieve sustainable independence, a security deposit can be the difference between a family remaining in shelter and empowering them to ...

Rocktoberfest to Benefit David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation Tomorrow at Moose Lodge

MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Tomorrow from 1-6 p.m. the Beach Haven Moose Riders present the 8th Annual Rocktoberfest event benefiting David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation.

The event is a huge success every year and a great time for the entire family. 

There will be a bounce house, video game trailer, petting zoo and other kids activities. As well as, a car and bike show, 50/50, Chinese ...

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CRCF Community Fund Grant Applications due October 21

September 23, 2018

Grant applications for the next funding cycle of the Community Fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation are due Oct. 21.

“The Community Fund is the Foundation’s vehicle for responsive grantmaking, allowing the board to support projects and initiatives that address the changing needs of the community,” said CRCF Executive Director Karen Niemic Buchheit.