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March 24, 2019

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood DECA will host its second annual Color Walk/Run on Sunday, May 19 at Spotswood High School. Check-in starts at 9 a.m. with the walk/run kicking off at 10 a.m. The cost is $20 per person. The money raised will support the Spotswood PTA who hosts a variety of events for ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Nellie Kaune is a fixture at the Spotswood ShopRite. The cashier is extremely popular with Spotswood ShopRite regulars with many spending a few extra minutes to wait on her check-out line. On March 14, Kaune was featured on a Cheerios box along with fellow Spotswood ShopRite store ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment. Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening. Speaking to about ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment. Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening. Speaking to about ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment. Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening. Speaking to about ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment. Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening. Speaking to about ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Homefirst Interfaith Housing and Family Services will host our annual Evening of Thanks on April 10, 2019, 6 PM – 9:30 PM at the Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains, honoring the contributions of four community philanthropist. This year’s honorees are: Benjamin Serna, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The co-anchor for ABC News’ 20/20 had recently turned 40 when she was asked to take a mammogram for a television segment. Amy Robach had every intention of turning down the story, but five years later Robach is thankful she did take the cancer screening. Speaking to about ...

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STIRLING, NJ – A large crowd came out in support of Boy Scouts and this year's honorees for the 8th Annual New Providence Good Scout Awards Dinner held at Primavera Regency in Stirling last week.  Everyone knew going in who the honorees would be long before that night, that’s why most of the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Greater Broward Chapter of The Pap Corps will hold their annual scavenger hunt on Saturday, April  6 at 6:00 p.m. The evening will include happy hour in Heron Bay, scavenger hunt and dinner with location disclosed at happy hour. The search will be played in teams of 4-6 people.

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ROXBURY, NJ –  Michele (Silk) Adriano was told by one doctor after another that her symptoms were just from stress. The former Roxbury resident was sure it was more than that. Indeed it was. Adriano's persistence finally resulted in an MRI, a test that showed a large tumor pressing against her ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Nominees for the prestigious 2019 Terri Belske Mental Health Consumer Advocate of the Year Award are now being sought. Nominees should be a role role model in New Jersey and represent the Morris County community in advocating for the rights of all people with mental illness. The ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In celebration of their inclusive efforts within the West Orange community, Mayor Robert Parisi and the West Orange Human Relations Commission (WOHRC) have been selected as the recipients of the Good Neighbor Award presented by the Federated Church of Livingston. Rev. Dr. Carol ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ-- Today Sea Turtle Recovery (STR) hosted their annual Green Event, a brunch to raise funds for their organization. Sea Turtle Recovery is a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitation, preservation and conservation of sea turtles. All sea turtle species are threatened or ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Tickets are now available for the 2019 Nutley Jaycees Distinguished Service Awards Dinner on April 4. at the Valley Regency in Clifton. The annual event recognizes Nutley residents for their commitment and service to the community.  In the past, the Jaycees have honored Salvatore ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With the help of his customers, the owner of Outta Hand Pizza donated 40 meals to Valley Brook Village in Lyons, a supportive housing community for homeless veterans, earlier this week. Burim Regjaj drove the pizza, hot sandwiches, salads and appetizers to the facility and stayed ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –  Michele (Silk) Adriano was told by one doctor after another that her symptoms were just from stress. The former Roxbury resident was sure it was more than that. Indeed it was. Adriano's persistence finally resulted in an MRI, a test that showed a large tumor pressing against her ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY:  Prom season is on the way! There are many underprivileged teens who would love to have the opportunity to go to their high school prom, but the exorbitant cost of buying a gown or a suit is just not possible for them. So many of us have gowns or suits/tuxedos that we have worn ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - After a successful morning of "canning" at the Nutley Park ShopRite, the Nutley Relay for Life "Pink Flamingos" are headed back to the store from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. This morning, the team of moticated Girl Scouts raised $150 to fight cancer. The Pink Flamingos is a group of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Nellie Kaune is a fixture at the Spotswood ShopRite. The cashier is extremely popular with Spotswood ShopRite regulars with many spending a few extra minutes to wait on her check-out line. On March 14, Kaune was featured on a Cheerios box along with fellow Spotswood ShopRite store ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Twenty-five volunteers -- including Jim Moss and Meredith Nolen of Summit -- have been sworn in by Superior Court Judge Richard Wischusen to advocate for Union County youth removed from home due to abuse, neglect or abandonment and placed in foster homes or residential ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In just six weeks, the West Essex YMCA has raised more than $102,000 of its 2019 goal of $160,000 in the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ Treasure Quest, a campaign to make communities stronger, more inclusive, healthier and safer. As a whole, the association and its seven ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Nominees for the prestigious 2019 Terri Belske Mental Health Consumer Advocate of the Year Award are now being sought. Nominees should be a role role model in New Jersey and represent the Morris County community in advocating for the rights of all people with mental illness. The ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Grab all the change from the coin holder and gather some dollar bills - the Nutley Relay for Life Pink Flamingos are putting their own spin on "canning" by "bucketing" Saturday at Nutley Park ShopRite on Franklin Ave.  The Pink Flamingos is a group of innovative Girl Scouts who know ...

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Elizabeth, NJ — A Union woman was one of more than two dozen volunteers to be sworn in by Superior Court Judge Richard Wischusen to advocate for Union County youth removed from home due to abuse, neglect or abandonment and placed in foster homes or residential facilities. Diane Zinkowicz of ...

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UNION, NJ – A retired Union police officer battling a debilitating disease will be this year's “Taste of Union” beneficiary.    Five years ago, Union Police Officer Dave Cuozzo came face to face with a perpetrator that nearly took his life.  That perpetrator was not a man or woman.  It did not ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Earlier today, Bergen County Sheriff’s Office held a swearing-in ceremony for seven new recruits, one investigator, and five new intergovernmental transfer officers (two SO and three CO) who will be joining the force. “The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office is the premier law ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - This past Friday, members of the Millburn-Short Hills community gathered together to help the Millburn School district stretch its budget farther. The event, known as Millburn Schools Rock is in its 11th year, while, the Millburn-Short Hills Education Foundation has been around ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Building wooden benches at John C. Hart Memorial Library helped Daniel Marrero of Scouts BSA Troop 165 earn the rank of Eagle Scout. Other Scout volunteers helped Marrero on his project, which took about 248 hours to complete.

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The Mercy Church of God at 20 Foster Street, Bergenfield, will host a free clothing giveaway tomorrow from 12-3pm. The giveaway will have new and gently used clothing, including clothes, shoes, coats and more for men, women and children.  "Mercy Church is a community church that aims to serve ...

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