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Hundreds Enjoy ‘A Taste of Ridgefield’

February 28, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Ridgefield Rotary’s 18th Annual Taste of Ridgefield was held on Sunday, Jan. 29, at Lounsbury House.  
Ticket sales benefitted Ridgefield High School’s scholarship fund and more than 27 Ridgefield community grants.

CareOne Sets One Day Fundraising Record for Make-A-Wish New Jersey

NEWARK, NJ – For the Courtright family, the 200 Wishes carnival on Sunday, February 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark was about spreading the message of Make-A-Wish New Jersey and all it is able to accomplish for so many families across the state.

The Caldwell family certainly knows the value. Two of their four children – Matthew and Mitchell – have cystic fibrosis. For ...

CareOne Sets One Day Fundraising Record for Make-A-Wish New Jersey

NEWARK, NJ – For the Courtright family, the 200 Wishes carnival on Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark was about spreading the message of Make-A-Wish New Jersey and all it is able to accomplish for so many families across the state.

The Caldwell family certainly knows the value. Two of their four children – Matthew and Mitchell – have cystic fibrosis. For ...

Union County 2017 Black History Month Celebration Honored Freeholder Vernell Wrigh

RAHWAY, NJ - Union County's 2017 Black History Month Celebration was held Monday night at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway.

It began with the bestowing of the Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award.  This award named for former freeholder Chester Holmes to honor a candidate that “displays outstanding devotion to the people of Union County through their ...

Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club Presents Donation to LifeTown

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club recently presented a donation to Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum of LifeTown, a 53,000-square-foot center that will cater to the needs of all children, teens and adults.

LifeTown, located at 10 Microlab Rd. in Livingston, hopes to redefine the landscape for individuals with special needs. Complete with recreational, therapeutic and ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Middle School Families Provide Community Service

EDISON, NJ -- Middle School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison continued their community service program by volunteering at The Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside on Feb. 11. Students and their families stocked shelves, organized supplies and prepared food packages at the warehouse.

The mission of the CFBNJ is to "fill the emptiness caused by hunger with food, ...

Somers Deacon Wins Legacy Award for Work with Incarcerated Youth

SOMERS, N.Y. – Instead of retiring, Norman Fulton will just work a little bit less.

After all, the Somers resident and Episcopal Church Deacon, 75, has been “living his bliss” since 2009 through his work with the Brieant Youth Alliance (BYA)—formerly the Charles L. Brieant Center.

“I will continue to stay there as long as I can to help the kids who are ...

Our Lady of Peace Tricky Tray Tickets are Now on Sale

The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP) will hold its 23rd annual Tricky Tray Fundraiser at 6 p.m., on Friday, March 10, at The Westin Governor Morris in Morristown.  

OLP’s Tricky Tray has the reputation of being the best in the area.  Each year we host a sold out event, with more than 450 people in attendance.  All proceeds will directly benefit our school.

Bangladeshi Women Empowerment Group Hosts 'Know Your Rights Forum' at Paterson Library

PATERSON, N.J.- Saturday Afternoon, the Bangladeshi American Women’s Development Initiative, or BAWDI, hosted a “Know Your Rights: Community Forum” at the Paterson Free Public Library, aiming to educate the Bangladeshi community.

S. Nadia Hussain, Tania Choudhury, Mahuba Neela, Minowan Begum, and Haledon Councilwoman Tahsina Ahmed were the women behind the community forum.

RVCC Rotaract Club Volunteers Help Pack over 50,000 Meals for People in Africa

 

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Students in Raritan Valley Community College’s Rotaract Club joined with community organizations and individuals recently to pack more than 50,000 meals to be sent to people living in Ebola-stricken areas on the African continent.

During the seven-hour event, organized by the RVCC Rotaract Club with assistance from Rise Against Hunger, students were joined ...

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Towaco Teen Who Died in Accident to Have Don Bosco Prep Business Program in His Honor

February 28, 2017

The Leonidas Foundation Announces Inception of “Leo Program” at Don Bosco Prep

WYCKOFF, NJ – The Leonidas Foundation and Don Bosco Preparatory High School announce the inception of a new business-focused program which will begin in the 2017-2018 school year.

Named “The LEO Program” for Towaco resident Leonidas “Leo” Vagias, who died in June of 2016, ...