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New Jersey Celebrities Come Out for Hunger to Support Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside

May 15, 2021

HILLSIDE, NJ - The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) held its annual Blue Jean Ball virtually on Thursday, May 13 at 6:00 p.m. to raise money for hunger-relief efforts. 

This year’s Blue Jean Ball, the first-ever to be held online, drew nearly 400 attendees and raised more than $1.2 million to help provide ...

Loren Harms Nominated As Grand Marshal for Annual Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - American Legion Post 60 has nominated Loren Harms as Grand Marshal for the Borough of Roselle Park’s Annual Memorial Day Parade scheduled for Monday, May 31, 2021. 

Harms was raised in Kenilworth before enlisting in the United States Air Force in 1968. He was later stationed at Seymour Johnson AFB in Goldsboro, N.C. where he was attached to the Fourth Combat ...

Millburn Teen Among Recipients of NJ Human Services Volunteer Awards for Efforts to Prevent Osteoporosis

TRENTON, NJ — In commemoration of Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month and the 25th anniversary of a volunteer program to help older adults keep their bones strong, New Jersey Human Services today announced the recipients of the 2021 Osteoporosis Prevention Awards. 

High school students, peer leaders, faith-based caregivers and a recently deceased long-time ...

MCFOODS Drive-by Food Drive Returns to East Jersey Old Towne Village on History Day

PISCATAWAY, NJ — The Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Services (MCFOODS) will hold its next drive-by food drive event at East Jersey Old Town Village’s History Day on Sat. May 15.

From 10 am — 4 pm, Piscataway residents are invited to “Drive up, pop your trunk, and our volunteers will remove your donation while (you) enjoy the quaint setting of the ...

110+ Denville Volunteers Pitch in for Annual Rockaway River Clean-Up

DENVILLE, NJ -- More than 110 esidents of Denville Township gathered in the back parking lot of Saint Clare’s Hospital for the annual Rockaway River Clean-Up on May 8.

The Denville Township Rivers and Streams Committee organized the event, having held river cleanups for the past 10 years. What first started off as an effort to combat debris and damage during Hurricane Irene and Hurricane ...

Be Nice Co. Kenilworth Members Hold Last Fundraiser of the Year

KENILWORTH, NJ - Members of the David Brearley nonprofit clothing line Be Nice Co. have put in a lot of effort and extra time to finish up their third and final fundraising event for the 2020-2021 year.

For the last event the students first decided to team up with the Kenilworth Knights of Columbus but later decided to donate the proceeds to the Special Olympics. “Our original plan ...

Volunteers Sought for June 5 Taco the Town Crawl in Olean

OLEAN, NY — The Olean Sports and Social Group and the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce seek volunteers to staff what they intend to be their first of many TACO the TOWN CRAWL events.

The June 5 event is designed to raise funds for not one but two service dogs through the WNY Heroes Inc. / Pawsitive for Heroes.

Volunteers are needed to assist at ...

VFW Donates to Montville Twp First Aid Squad

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township VFW Post 5481 recently made a surprise visit to the Montville Township First Aid Squad.

Post Commander Ken Hanzl introduced himself to members of the squad attending their monthly meeting on May 11 and called the First Aid Squad (FAS) members “good neighbors.”

“Most of our fundraisers go to helping our veterans, but part of our ...

Warren Township Police Host Community Blood Drive to Save Lives

WARREN, NJ  — At least 40 people will potentially be saved thanks to the Warren Township Police Department's second annual community blood drive, with RWJ University Hospital – Somerset, at police headquarters on Thursday.  The blood drive took place noon to 5 p.m. and was completely booked with donors. 

“Each donation has the potential ...

Rahway Academy to Hold Blood Drive on June 2

RAHWAY, NJ — On Wednesday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Rahway 7th and 8th Grade Academy will host a blood and platelet drive in its gymnasium. The school is located at 1139 Kline Place.

The flyer for the event, called "Life's Essential Blood and Platelet Drive", reminds the community, "The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the available blood supply. Inventories ...

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Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad’s Virtual Flower/Plant Sale Fundraiser for Relay for Life – Plant/Flower Pick-up This Sunday!

May 14, 2021

The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) thanks everyone who contributed to our 2nd-ever virtual Plant/Flower Sale to benefit Relay for Life, which benefits cancer patients and cancer research. Our Relay Team - BH EMS: Bringing Hope Every Minute to warriorS – will donate proceeds from the sale to Relay for Life and the American Cancer ...

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