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West Essex H.S. Students Win Eskow Volunteer Awards

July 6, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Two students from West Essex High School were among those recognized for their commitment to service and dedication to improving the lives of others locally and globally with the Nancy and Robert Eskow NCJW/Essex Volunteer Awards.

Eli Boshak and Sam Prince from West Essex High School were two of the winners.

Eli Boshak has spent more than 400 hours providing emergency ...

Oak Knoll School Honored at Bridges Outreach's 'Impact Night'

SUMMIT, NJ - Bridges Outreach has honored Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child for the school’s support of the nonprofit over the course of a 25-year partnership.

Oak Knoll was honored at 'Bridges Impact Night', and event that recognizes the organization’s strong and lasting partnerships, relationships which assist Bridges in making a tangible impact ...

Nutley Squadron 70 Sons of the American Legion hosted Fourth of July Barbecue Fundraiser

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Squadron 70 Sons of the American Legion hosted a barbecue fundraiser before the township’s fireworks at their headquarters, 24 Franklin Ave., Nutley, on Monday, July 4.

According to Ken Ackerman, commander of Squadron 70 Sons of the American Legion, the organization needs support to keep the post running smoothly.

Daniel Dunn, commander of the New Jersey state ...

Vietnam Vet's Effort Brings Moving Wall to His Hometown

RANDOLPH, NJ - It was a long journey to bring the Moving Wall to Randolph, but for Vietnam War veteran Emerson Crooks it will be well worth it.

“I am so happy and so pleased for this community to bring the names of people like Mike Poliquin and the rest of the five squad members I lost in one night on August 19." he said. "We’re going to be right here in my own ...

Livingston Girls Scouts Honored for Community Service Activities

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A group of Livingston students in grades four through 12 were recently recognized for receiving Girl Scout Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, which are considered the highest honor of Girl Scouting that participants can receive as they “dream of a better tomorrow and take action in big ways,” according to the Girl Scouts of America website.

These prestigious ...

Rotary Club of Hillsborough Honors Township Clerk with Highest Award

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - In a rare departure from traditional practice, The Rotary Club of Hillsborough hs recognized Township Clerk, Pam Borek, with its highest honor – The Paul Harris Fellowship Award – for her exemplary service to Hillsborough Township and to Rotary.   

Established in 1957, and primarily used to honor Rotarians for exceptional service in pursuit of the ...

Somers Women’s Club Celebrates 50 Years of Service

SOMERS, N.Y. - On June 16, the Somers Women’s Club (SWC) commemorated its 50th Anniversary of service to the community with a celebratory dinner at Travelers Rest. 

Among the 100 plus attendees were Senator Peter Harckham, Somers Town Supervisor Robert Scorrano and Councilmen Richard Clinchy, Anthony Cirieco and Thomas Garrity. Also present were Highway Superintendent Nick ...

Roxbury PBA Announces Pig Roast-Clam Bake Fundraiser

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury’s police union is now selling tickets to a pig roast/clam bake fundraiser in August.

The Roxbury PBA 311 Pig Roast and Clam Bake is slated for Aug. 28 at Cinders Wood Fire Grill in Mine Hill. The event is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and end at 5 p.m.

The PBA says the pig roast and clam bake will be “a fun=filled day … full of exciting ...

Camden Sisters Earn ‘Full Ride’ to Rowan

CAMDEN, NJ — Two city scholars and sisters are the 2022 recipients of full scholarships to Rowan University recently awarded by Pennsauken-based MHS Lift, a national warehouse and distribution solutions provider.

Sisters Emani Baines, 23, and Essence Holman, 19, will both enroll at Rowan University this fall courtesy of financial support from MHS Lift’s fourth annual scholarship ...

Coquina Jam Surf Contest Set for July 24 which Benefits Those Affected by Cancer

LONG BEACH ISLAND - Registration is now open for the 14th annual Coquina Jam - an all women's surf competition with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Jetty Rock Foundation and David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation.

The event is held to support women, children and families affected by a Cancer diagnosis via David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation and the Jetty Rock ...

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