Giving Back

May 5, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - Shooting incidents have brought attention to the importance of on-the-scene medical treatment that can save lives. That's why a national awareness campaign is being sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security to help train people to act in such emergencies. Chatham High ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – On April 23, 2015, Tami Eagle Bowling learned she had metastatic breast cancer that spread to her liver, and in the years since she has dedicated herself to raising awareness of and funds for metastatic breast cancer research. In April, she founded METAvivors of NJ to support ...

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The Church of the Holy Spirit is hosting a Bingo Night on Friday, May 17.  The proceeds from the event will beneft the Verona Volunteer Fire Department.  "For the last two years, the Verona Fire Department has hosted a drive for the Church's food pantry, and they wanted to support us and return the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – On April 23, 2015, Tami Eagle Bowling learned she had metastatic breast cancer that spread to her liver, and in the years since she has dedicated herself to raising awareness of and funds for metastatic breast cancer research. In April, she founded METAvivors of NJ to support ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - It must be something in the air. Whatever the reason, three Springfield Girl Scouts stepped up to the plate and took home gold awards. The gold award is roughly equivalent to the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts. Speaking by email with TAPinto Springfield, each of the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – A massive Teddy bear, classical vinyl records and even a toboggan were among the goods offered gratis at the South Avenue train station parking lot Saturday during the town’s first free market – a free exchange of used goods. Of course, for one 4-year-old Westfield resident, it ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – On April 23, 2015, Tami Eagle Bowling learned she had metastatic breast cancer that spread to her liver, and in the years since she has dedicated herself to raising awareness of and funds for metastatic breast cancer research. In April, she founded METAvivors of NJ to support ...

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WARREN, NJ - A high school junior, volunteering her time, has brought creativity, comradery and joy to the adult residents of Mt. Bethel Village for almost two years in an extraordinary commitment of service to others. Niharika (Nina) Iyer, who is finishing up her junior year at Watching Hills ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On the last day of Autism Awareness month, Livingston held its annual “Shine a Light On Autism” event at the Memorial Oval, where supporters gathered to help the Livingston Advisory Committee for Disabilities (LACD) raise funds and awareness for Autism New Jersey. Brynn ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled to end on May 5. The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking Ridge-based VNA help uninsured and underinsured patients of the home-nursing organization, which assists residents ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - It was announced earlier today that a private donor is doubling the donation that Liquid Church has pledged to New York City Relief for every person that sleeps outside this evening in the community's Homeless Church event.  Originally Liquid committed to donating $30 per person ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On January 9th, 2019, two Cadette Girl Scouts from Morristown Girl Scout Troop 94923, Micaela Cassidy and Seleyna Bautista, held the first session of their soccer clinic at the Morristown Neighborhood House (NABE). The clinic was the culmination of months of dedicated planning and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury’s longest-serving firefighter, Lou Bizzari of Ledgewood, was bestowed today with the township’s highest honor: A special sign on the road where he lives with his wife, Rose. The ceremony for Bizzari, 91, came on the 70th anniversary of his joining the Roxbury Fire ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Runners and walkers of all abilities are invited to light up the night with glow sticks and bright colors while raising awareness for cancer research at the 2019 Glow for a Cure. Registration for the Saturday, May 11th event begins at 7:00 p.m. The nighttime walk/run starts at ...

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CLARK, NJ - Local Broker and Owner of Samsel and Associates Real Estate Services, John Samsel is looking to give scholarships to Union and Middlesex County high school seniors that are not going to college.   Instead he is in search of students heading to trade school or planning to open a business ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – On April 23, 2015, Tami Eagle Bowling learned she had metastatic breast cancer that spread to her liver, and in the years since she has dedicated herself to raising awareness of and funds for metastatic breast cancer research. In April, she founded METAvivors of NJ to support ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Friends and neighbors of Liberty Cycle owner Greg Cordasco are invited to the historic Ross Farm in Basking Ridge on Saturday afternoon to pay tribute to Cordasco, who passed away due to brain cancer on April 24.  A "celebration of life (party!)" is scheduled to be held at ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – The town is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday with a free swap and series of activities for families. Celebrations will be held at the South Avenue Train Station Parking Lot from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Activities include the following: Kids craft – Visitors can make their own ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – On April 23, 2015, Tami Eagle Bowling learned she had metastatic breast cancer that spread to her liver, and in the years since she has dedicated herself to raising awareness of and funds for metastatic breast cancer research. In April, she founded METAvivors of NJ to support ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Runners and walkers of all abilities are invited to light up the night with glow sticks and bright colors while raising awareness for cancer research at the 2019 Glow for a Cure. Registration for the Saturday, May 11th event begins at 7:00 p.m. The nighttime walk/run starts at ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey is gearing up for its 12th Annual Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park on May 5. The money raised at this event will fund life-saving breast health and breast cancer programs in nine North Jersey counties, as well as breakthrough national research ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. -  More than 100 students from Mahopac Middle School and about a dozen more from Mahopac Girl Scouts came out to Airport Park on Saturday, April 27, to plant trees as part of a community planting project. The park is currently in the midst of a $2.2 million renovation that will ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Animal lovers flocked to Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza in support of the Friends of Livingston Animal Shelter (FOLAS) on Tuesday night. It was a fun evening of gastronomic delight and socializing with 20 percent of the revenue donated to FOLAS for any diners who mentioned the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Ariana Eastwood, a student at Linden High School, will receive the Leadership Award at Concrete Rose Project's 2nd Annual Hidden Figures Youth Excellence Awards on Friday. Eastwood, a senior at Linden High School has a 4.1 GPA and is a member of the Chinese National Honor Society ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Help Educate at Risk Teens (H.E.A.R.T.), a foundation started by Montville Township teen Veronica Tullo, held a fundraiser called Rock for H.E.A.R.T. on April 5 at Mountain Lakes High School. H.E.A.R.T. was founded by Tullo to raise awareness of, and raise money for, ...

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CLARK, NJ - Local Broker and Owner of Samsel and Associates Real Estate Services, John Samsel is looking to give scholarships to Union and Middlesex County high school seniors that are not going to college.   Instead he is in search of students heading to trade school or planning to open a business ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Each year since 2017, Benjamin Serna has organized a Halloween costume drive through Temple Sholom in Scotch Plains for kids at the Plainfield Family Support Center. An 8th grader at Hillside Avenue School in Cranford, Serna was honored by HomeFirst of Plainfield as a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Earth Day 2019 was more than just a day for Hackensack Riverkeeper; it was an entire week – and then some. Led by Caitlin Doran, the clean water advocacy organization’s Outreach Coordinator, 278 volunteers met at eight sites in New Jersey and New York to remove trash, litter and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Band Parents Association is holding a spring clothing drive at Spotswood High School on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The following items are being collected: clothing shoes backpacks stuffed ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - Please join in on Sunday, May 5th for our 7th Annual Frank V. Panzone Jr. Memorial Cruisin’ for a Cure presented by Barlow Buick GMC of Manahawkin. We are honored when a respected business in the community like Barlow Buick GMC shows the trust in David’s Dream & Believe Cancer ...

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