GIVING BACK

Tarentino Family Will Benefit from Area Golf Tournament Sept. 11

August 23, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – A portion of the proceeds raised by the Somerset Patriots during the team's 18th Annual Golf Classic at Neshanic Valley Golf Course on September 11 will be donated to the family of the late Summit Police Department Detective Matthew Tarentino, a lifelong resident of Somerville.

Victoria Tarentino gave birth to their daughter, Anastasia, ...

‘Bestfield’ School Supply Collection in Downtown Westfield to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County

WESTFIELD, NJ — From now until Sept. 14, Athleta and The Town Book Store in Downtown Westfield are collecting school supplies for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County, whose mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

“The mission of the ...

Erica Bell-Foster to Receive Community Service Award

UNION, NJ – Erica Bell-Foster, Vauxhall Branch Library Manager and Union resident, will be awarded a Community Service Award by the officers and members of Past Exalted Ruler’s Council #121 of the Improved Benevolent Protective Order of Elks of the World.

"The work that I have been doing in the community is because I am passionate about helping individuals of all ages on their ...

Early Registration for Westfield Area YMCA’s 5K Extended to Friday

WESTFIELD, NJ — Early registration for the Westfield Area YMCA’s 5K upcoming Run for everyone has been extended until Friday, Aug. 25. Sign up to run, walk or roll on Sept. 10, or to sponsor or volunteer at www.westfieldynj.org/get-involved/5k-run-for-everyone.

“This event has a tangible local cause,” Greg Hatzisavvas, Westfield Area YMCA senior director of ...

'From Farm to Table' Dinner at Scotch Plains Farmers Market on Sat, Sept. 16 Will Help Homeless Veterans 

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Farmers’ Market will host an evening of al fresco dining with delicious hors d’oeuvres, and a five-course meal artfully prepared by local chef extraordinaire, Brian Kirpan, from BK Private Dining and Catering on Sat, Sept. 16, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

The meal will consist of chef-selected, local produce and ingredients from the Scotch ...

'From Farm to Table' Dinner at Scotch Plains Farmers Market on Sat, Sept. 16 Will Help Homeless Veterans 

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Farmers’ Market will host an evening of al fresco dining with delicious hors d’oeuvres, and a five-course meal artfully prepared by local chef extraordinaire, Brian Kirpan, from BK Private Dining and Catering on Sat, Sept. 16, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

The meal will consist of chef-selected, local produce and ingredients from the Scotch ...

Sierra House Reopens The Sierra House Transitional Program for Homeless Youth & Young Mothers

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Sierra House is proud to announce the reopening of the Sierra House Transitional Program on September 1, 2017. Founded in 2002, the Sierra House Transitional Program is an award-winning program for homeless youth and young mothers' ages 18 to 25 years old and their children. The new facility is located at 85-89 North 14th Street in East Orange, the former location of ...

Seventh Annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk Set for September 17

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The seventh annual Stop for Nikhil 5K Run/3K Walk will take place on Sept. 17 at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Avenue. The event is coordinated by the Nikhil Badlani Foundation, an organization founded in 2011 following the death of Nikhil Badlani in an automobile crash caused by a distracted driver.

The course is USATF certified (Code: NJ16528JHP).

Early Registration for Westfield Area YMCA’s 5K Extended to Friday

WESTFIELD, NJ — Early registration for the Westfield Area YMCA’s 5K upcoming Run for everyone has been extended until Friday, Aug. 25. Sign up to run, walk or roll on Sept. 10, or to sponsor or volunteer at www.westfieldynj.org/get-involved/5k-run-for-everyone.

“This event has a tangible local cause,” Greg Hatzisavvas, Westfield Area YMCA senior director of ...

‘Bestfield’ School Supply Collection in Downtown Westfield to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County

WESTFIELD, NJ — From now until Sept. 14, Athleta and The Town Book Store in Downtown Westfield are collecting school supplies for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County, whose mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

“The mission of the ...

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Local Nonprofit to Hold Walk-a-thon in Clark to Raise Funds For People With Disabilities and At-Risk Youth

August 22, 2017

Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will hold its Annual Ira Geller Memorial Walk-a-Thon Saturday, Sept.  16, at Oak Ridge Park in Clark to raise funds for programs and services that support people with disabilities and at-risk youth.

CAU is a statewide Elizabeth-based nonprofit providing support programs and services to adults with disabilities as well as youth served under the Department ...