Giving Back Top Stories

April 21, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ – Nearly 500 wrestling fans from seven states converged upon the Nutley Parks and Recreation Center on Saturday, April 13 as IWF presented their star-studded 22nd Annual LOUD & PROUD extravaganza to benefit American Cancer Society's Relay For Life.   Headlining the event was WWE ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Hillside Elementary School is currently accepting donations of used or new unwanted items for its upcoming indoor yard sale on April 27. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit Hillside students, and any unsold items will be donated to the Vietnam Veterans of ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The third annual Women Who Rock in the Kitchen (WWRKitch) competition, hosted by the Circle of Rainbow Sisters Seeking Spiritual and Wellness Connection (CORESSWC) at West Orange High School, was an elaborate and elegant event with a focus on raising money toward financial ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of women and various male supporters recently attended the 10th annual Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women luncheon as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Go Red for Women” movement, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health in order to live ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of women and various male supporters recently attended the 10th annual Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women luncheon as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Go Red for Women” movement, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health in order to live ...

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BOSTON, MA - She finished the race. She reached her fundraising goal. And yet, neither of those notable accomplishments ranks as the thing that Basking Ridge resident Chrissy Weyrauch will remember the most about running in her first Boston Marathon last week. "I had so many friends ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of women and various male supporters recently attended the 10th annual Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women luncheon as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Go Red for Women” movement, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health in order to live ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled for May 3 to 5, and volunteers will be accepting donations to stock the fundraising event through this Tuesday, April 23. The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled for May 3 to 5, and volunteers will be accepting donations to stock the fundraising event through this Tuesday, April 23. The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking ...

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Parkland, FL- The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life fundraiser is national in scope, but it also continues to impact and support our local Parkland community as well. Team Miralago, started by Rachel Frydman four years ago and is led currently by team captains Briana Cabrera, Karen Johnson, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of women and various male supporters recently attended the 10th annual Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women luncheon as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Go Red for Women” movement, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health in order to live ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled for May 3 to 5, and volunteers will be accepting donations to stock the fundraising event through this Tuesday, April 23. The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking ...

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BOSTON, Mass. -- She finished the race. She reached her fundraising goal. And yet, neither of those notable accomplishments ranks as the thing that Basking Ridge resident Chrissy Weyrauch will remember the most about running in her first Boston Marathon last week. "I had so many friends ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 recently sent nine boxes of pre-packaged food, toiletries and gift cards to the flood victims in Nebraska. The Lodge would like to express special thanks to Heather and Matt Kline.  

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Edison, NJ - An Interfaith Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Program will be held on May 1, at 7p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, located at 1775 Oak Tree Road in  Edison. The event is co- sponsored by the Metuchen-Edison Area Interfaith Clergy Association, the Jewish ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Jake Ferrans and Rachel Rosenberg have been friends for as long as they can remember—both raised in Livingston by families that put a premium on community service. Last week, the pair received the East Orange YMCA 2018 Youth of the Year Award at the Metropolitan YMCA of the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Anita Alvarado of Linden will be honored for her efforts to advance adult literacy at Literacy NJ's annual conference on April 27i Literacy NJ -- which provides free adult literacy programs and U.S. citizenship classes in eight New Jersey counties -- wll present the award at its annual ...

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UNION, NJ – Union came out in force on Thursday evening to help a retired Union police officer who is battling a debilitating disease.  Hundreds of people showed their support to the beneficiary of this year’s “Taste of Union”:  Union police officer Dave Cuozzo. “I’m overwhelmed at how many ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Council have teamed up to host the United For a Cause 5K and Family 1-Mile Walk/Run on Tuesday, May 14. The 1-Miler begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA 1340 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains), with the 5K at 7:00 ...

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MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ - So many communities in Morris County team up for great causes all year long. On April 14, over 600 spectators marched to Mountain Lakes High School and attended the 9th annual Team Zoey Fashion Show. "It's an honor to be part of something greater than myself," said ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerville PBA will be raising money at the Yesterday’s Arcade on Division Street from 10 a.m.-11:55 p.m. Saturday, April 27 to benefit  Mallory’s Army, a non-profit organization that stands up to and educates children and adults about bullying. Also on Division Street, the ...

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RED BANK, NJ - The Navesink Business Group (NBG), held their bi- monthly 8:00am meeting Wednesday morning at the West Side Eatery. Danny Murphy, owner of Danny’s Steak House, led the meeting for the vacationing Rob Lowe, Executive Director of the NBG. Spencer Munson, Program and Resource ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Council have teamed up to host the United For a Cause 5K and Family 1-Mile Walk/Run on Tuesday, May 14. The 1-Miler begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA 1340 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains), with the 5K at 7:00 ...

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SPARTA, NJ  - Sparta Police Department is asking for support from the community for their annual Cram the Cruiser.  They will be outside the Sparta Stop and Shop collecting food donations, gift cards and cash that will be delivered to the Sussex County’s Social Services Food Pantry on ...

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CAMDEN, NJ - The Camden County Police Department is hoping to identify good Samaritans who aided in the rescue of four men in a two-car crash on I-676 nearly two weeks ago. On Sunday, April 7, as Officer Joseph Mair made his way to the source of a fire that he viewed while on patrol near 7th and ...

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FANWOOD, NJ –  The Dhammakaya International Meditation Center was named as the April Volunteer of the Month at the Monday, April 15, Fanwood Borough Council Meeting.  Mayor Colleen Mahr recognized the Tibetan monks for their participation in Earth Day activities and for making their facility’s ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Council have teamed up to host the United For a Cause 5K and Family 1-Mile Walk/Run on Tuesday, May 14. The 1-Miler begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA 1340 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains), with the 5K at 7:00 ...

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Edison, NJ - The Edison Elks #2487 donated $2,500 worth of food to the Middlesex County College Food Pantry.  The Pantry, which opened in January 2018, is located at the College Center, room 170B. “We like to better our community,” said Doug Pearson, past exalted ruler of the chapter. The Elks, ...

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RED BANK, NJ - The Navesink Business Group (NBG), held their bi- monthly 8:00am meeting Wednesday morning at the West Side Eatery. Danny Murphy, owner of Danny’s Steak House, led the meeting for the vacationing Rob Lowe, Executive Director of the NBG. Spencer Munson, Program and Resource ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A vision turned to reality as Hollywood came to town exclusively for the senior citizens. The event was a Hollywood Night Dance hosted on April 2. Cedar Grove High School’s own peer leaders arranged the night about a month prior deciding on themes, decorations, music, and food, ...

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