Giving Back Top Stories

June 2, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – In a show of support for the Class of 2020, residents and staff at JFK Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, a division of Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH), recently took part in the #Seniors4Seniors2020 social media campaign sponsored by the New Jersey Hospital Association.  The ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Sitting in her room last Tuesday, Yolanda Deaver, 36, took a moment before pressing play on the George Floyd video. She had caught a short snippet earlier that morning but happened upon its entirety while scrolling through her phone. The 46-year-old Floyd, his neck held down by a ...

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HELMETTA, NJ - The borough is honoring the members of the Class of 2020 with banners. Banners showcasing the senior pictures of Helmetta's high school graduates will hang along Main Street for the month of June. The 27 banners were unveiled on Monday and are a gift to the graduates from Helmetta ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — Between the devastating Covid-19 pandemic and the earth-shattering news of George Floyd’s grisly death, some good came from #BlackoutTuesday today in Hackensack. During a free food and mask distribution event hosted by the Greater Bergen Community Action (GBCA) in partnership ...

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EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS Event is Thursday, June 4th at Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange   Essex County, NJ – One thousand boxes of food will be distributed Thursday, June 4that Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange to help families ...

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NEWTON, NJ — Downtown Newton is alive with color once again as the annual flowering baskets have been installed on its lampposts. The baskets are provided by the Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce with support from its members. They are the first town decorations to be hung each year-- followed by ...

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STAFFORD — Thanks from the Manahawkin Elks to all those who donated to our Food Drive. This was a very successful event and you made it possible. We truly appreciate the deep concern for our community as demonstrated by the number of donations we received. There are 780 lbs of food items and ...

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WARREN, NJ - Feed to Give was back in Warren on Tuesday.  Carys and Simon Law, surrounded by Feed to Give’s  Ethan Law, Katie Zhang, Evelyn Zeng, Elizabeth Tang, and James Zhang, presented a $3334 donation check to Matt Saum, current President of the Warren Township Lions Club and Kevin Helewa, ...

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EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS Event is Thursday, June 4th at Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange   Essex County, NJ – One thousand boxes of food will be distributed Thursday, June 4that Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange to help families ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A food distribution event was held in Montclair on Thursday.  According to Essex County officials, 1100 boxes of food were given to families in need. Held at the Charles H. Bullock School in Montclair, the event is designed to help families who were negatively impacted by ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Market Street Mission and the Morris View Healthcare Center both have received a donation of nearly 100 pizzas from the student body of Morristown Beard School. According to the school, the good dead resulted after an earned pizza party was canceled due to the pandemic.

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UNION, NJ – A non-perishable food giveaway will be held on Thursday, June 4 in the parking lot of Victory Cathedral on Tucker Avenue, hosted by Christ Devine Healings and Deliverance Ministry. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  Christ Devine Healings and Deliverance Ministry has ...

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(Essex County, NJ)– One thousand boxes of food will be distributed Thursday, June 4that Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange to help families negatively impacted by the Coronavirus. The program is meant to benefit families who have been forced out of work and are not able to afford food.  It ...

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EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS Event is Thursday, June 4th at Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange   Essex County, NJ – One thousand boxes of food will be distributed Thursday, June 4that Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange to help families ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, students at Millburn High School have launched several initiatives to help those in need. One of the latest charitable endeavors is the Millburn Face Shield initiative. Millburn students, teachers, and alumni founded this initiative with the ...

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Avery Pawlak, junior at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, has launched a fundraiser benefiting the patients of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the frontline healthcare workers of Monmouth Medical Center.  In a time of desperation and the world’s focus on Covid-19, Pawlak has ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Four college bound students have been awarded the Ralph Rojas Scholarship, presented by the Sparta VFW.  According to Commander Pete Litchfield the scholarship committee selected the five basted on their application, essay and letter of recommendation. Mary Cabassa, Olivia ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Livingston residents Abby Heltzer and Dani Pritikin, along with Short Hills resident Allie Benjamin, have recently continued a charitable endeavor they began last year called “Kostumes for Kids,” where the three young dancers collect costumes, shoes, and accessories to be donated to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Market Street Mission and the Morris View Healthcare Center both have received a donation of nearly 100 pizzas from the student body of Morristown Beard School. According to the school, the good dead resulted after an earned pizza party was canceled due to the pandemic.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Market Street Mission and the Morris View Healthcare Center both have received a donation of nearly 100 pizzas from the student body of Morristown Beard School. According to the school, the good dead resulted after an earned pizza party was canceled due to the pandemic.

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EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS Event is Thursday, June 4th at Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange   Essex County, NJ – One thousand boxes of food will be distributed Thursday, June 4that Essex County Codey Arena in West Orange to help families ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- A quickly organized “Teach in” to combat racism drew a crowd of support to Freedom Park in Randolph on Monday June 1. Amidst a weekend of racial turmoil across the country, Randolph had its own firestorm around the issue erupt on local social media, when screenshots of racist comments ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — A free food and mask distribution event will be held tomorrow, June 2, for all Hackensack residents. Hosted by the Greater Bergen Community Action in partnership with Table to Table, the “Drive Up and Go Produce Bag Pick Up” will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the GBCA Head ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with East Brunswick Public Schools and Brunswick Square Mall for the MCFOODS 2020 Battle of the Classes - an East Brunswick friendly food drive competition. There will be a Drop-Off Food Collection ...

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PATERSON, NJ  – Superintendent of Schools Eileen F. Shafer welcomed officials from the Pritchard Industries, Inc. to the Central Office Building last week and thanked them for the company’s donation of 500 KN95 masks for district employees. Pritchard Industries, Inc. provides custodial services ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With the COVID-19 pandemic causing difficulties for many, two Westfield students have made the most of their crafting skills to spread positivity throughout the community. Since last Monday, 12-year-old Bianca Vesuna and 15-year-old Annika Vesuna have been selling sets of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A food distribution event was held in Montclair on Thursday.  According to Essex County officials, 1100 boxes of food were given to families in need. Held at the Charles H. Bullock School in Montclair, the event is designed to help families who were negatively impacted by ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — As protests and riots gripped many cities around the country this week, dozens of protestors laid down on South Orange Avenue for eight minutes to mark how long Police Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee to George Floyd’s neck, killing him. To allow for coronavirus ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs officials are continuing to encourage business owners and residents to open their wallets and help fellow business owners and residents struggling to get by in the coronavirus economy. The city’s “Give Where You Live” campaign to provide temporary financial ...

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                        Hip New Jersey Stays Home to Benefit the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund Telethon Features a Star-Studded Group of NJ Musicians, Athletes, Personalities and More Hip New Jersey, the Garden State’s premier lifestyle television ...

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