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Congregation Ohr Shalom Partners with Moms Helping Moms Foundation to Collect Family Necessities

June 28, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Congregation Ohr Shalom – Summit Jewish Community Center (COS - SJCC) is partnering with local non-profit Moms Helping Moms Foundation, which focuses on families struggle to provide babies with clean, dry diapers, to help young families in New Jersey afford basic necessities.

Hannah Caminiti, a young COS - SJCC member, worked at the Foundation as an ...

Charles Delaney of Watchung Receives Profile in Positive Aging Award

WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung's Charles Delaney, is the recipient of Somerset County's "Profile in Positive Aging" recognition award and was honored for his healthy and active lifestyle, and his volunteerism to the community at the last council meeting.

Delaney is Vice President of the CERT team and is involved in the County's CERT and Search and Rescue Teams.

Mayor Pote ...

Charles Delaney of Watchung Receives Profile in Positive Aging Award

 

WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung's Charles Delaney, is the recipient of Somerset County's "Profile in Positive Aging" recognition award and was honored for his healthy and active lifestyle, and his volunteerism to the community at the last council meeting.

Delaney is Vice President of the CERT team and is involved in the County's CERT and Search and Rescue ...

Girls Growing Greens: Giving Back to Others

HOLMDEL, N.J. - Holmdel High School Girls Grow Greens to Give Back 
 
Healthy, organic vegetables was on the minds of four Holmdel High School  students who decided that farming their own vegetables would be the best way to guarantee pesticide free produce. And most importantly, they wanted to share their crop with those in need. Thus the idea of "Girls Giving ...

Adele DeLeeuw Scholarships Awarded to South Plainfield Students

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Six South Plainfield students received a total of $15,000 in scholarships from the Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Fund at a dinner held Tuesday, May 30th, at the Spain Inn in Piscataway.  The scholarships are financed by a bequest from Adele DeLeeuw, longtime Plainfield resident, author of 75 books, journalist and arts activist.

The Plainfield-North Plainfield Rotary ...

Five Denville Scouts Earn Eagle Rank

DENVILLE, NJ - Denville Boy Scout Troop 118 recently honored five Boy Scouts for earning the rank of Eagle Scout.

The scouts - Matthew Dixon, Michael Kuser, Quinn Logus, Joseph Nowacki and Nicholas Yi - were honored on June 11.

Below are short biographies of the new Eagle Scouts:

Matthew Dixon

Matthew achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on November 17, 2016.  He has participated in ...

Newton Pride Foundation Opens Nominations for the 2017 Hall of Fame

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Pride Foundation is now accepting nominee applications through July 12, for the 2017 Newton High School Hall of Fame.

The dinner, which is now an annual event, will be held on Sunday, September 24 this year at Perona Farms Restaurant in Andover.

Since its inception, the Newton High School Pride Foundation has accepted 57 individuals, 51 of which have been Newton ...

JVS Recognizes Individuals for Philanthropic Efforts at Fundraising Gala

EAST ORANGE, NJ - EO based Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest New Jersey (JVS) held its annual Taste and Toast fundraising gala on June 21 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange. 

The event’s purpose was to personally thank those who continuously performed at the highest level to carry out the JVS mission of “Helping People to Help Themselves.” 

This ...

Lemonade Stand Brings a Purpose to Fanwood's Party in the Park

FANWOOD, NJ -- Among the vendors at Fanwood's Party in the Park on Tuesday was John Crifasi, who hosted Alex’s Lemonade Stand in honor of his granddaughter Summer, who died in September after a brave battle against childhood cancer.

In March 2015, at age 7 months, doctors found a malignant mass in her liver and tumors in her lungs. After a year of treatment ...

Down The Block Hike at South Mountain Reservation

MILLBURN, NJ - Down The Block board members were joined by supporters and Millburn Township residents to enjoy a guided hike through the South Mountain Reservation on Saturday. Exercise physiologist Cheryl Faine led the group that began at the Locust Grove entrance.

The Township Committee of Millburn Township officially proclaimed June Down The Block month. Throughout the month there ...

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Sara Jane Armuth Joins Imagine's Board of Trustees

June 28, 2017

Sara Jane Armuth has joined Imagine's Board of Trustees.  Originally  from Baltimore, Maryland, Sara Jane has been a Westfield resident for nearly 20 years. After receiving a BA in Economics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Sara Jane managed corporate retirement plans for T. Rowe Price and Bankers Trust. 

Sara Jane stopped working to ...