Giving Back

May 2, 2019

What is your age and where were you born?  91.  Newark, New Jersey.  When did you move to Montclair and why?  1970.  When I moved from Los Angeles, California I was looking for housing and an agent showed me a house I could afford to buy in Montclair. Are you currently employed?  If so, doing ...

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UNION, NJ – A battle of Union’s elementary school staff, all for a good cause, is set for Friday, May 17. Staff from Battle Hill, Connecticut Farms, Washington and Hannah Caldwell Schools will all participate in a charity volleyball game, to benefit the Valerie Fund.  The game starts at 6:30 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Four years ago, Chatham resident Jean-Eudes Haeringer and Chatham Borough Police Sergeant Michael Mahoney met for the first time under trying circumstances. Mahoney's quick action helped save Haeringer's life and on Wednesday Haeringer came to help "Clap Out" the sergeant as he ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Residents who go to the tennis courts near the Municipal Pool complex will find the courts have been completely resurfaced and lines have been added for those who enjoy pickleball, a game similar to tennis which has been increasing in popularity over the years. The project thanks ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - This June, Karen Ganis of Mahopac will visit Italy with a group that plans to make a 115-mile pilgrimage on foot from Palermo to Agricento. The trip, called a camino in Italian, is regarded as a spiritual journey for many who make it. For Ganis, it will also be a chance to honor ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Save the date for the Mama Mare Foundation and JillyBean Dream Trip Program's fifth annual JillyBean Boil for a Dream. This family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Polish America Club. The fun afternoon will include a delicious crawfish ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Save the date for the Mama Mare Foundation and JillyBean Dream Trip Program's fifth annual JillyBean Boil for a Dream. This family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Polish America Club. The fun afternoon will include a delicious crawfish ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township and other Southern Ocean communities have engaged in a lot of prayers for a local family the past four months. Maryann Levine and her husband Greg were traveling on the Garden State Parkway when they were involved in a terrible accident in January. Maryann was ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Save the date for the Mama Mare Foundation and JillyBean Dream Trip Program's fifth annual JillyBean Boil for a Dream. This family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Polish America Club. The fun afternoon will include a delicious crawfish ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Save the date for the Mama Mare Foundation and JillyBean Dream Trip Program's fifth annual JillyBean Boil for a Dream. This family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Polish America Club. The fun afternoon will include a delicious crawfish ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Save the date for the Mama Mare Foundation and JillyBean Dream Trip Program's fifth annual JillyBean Boil for a Dream. This family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, June 1 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Polish America Club. The fun afternoon will include a delicious crawfish ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The annual Livingston Golf Outing, sponsored by Investors Bank, will be held on Monday, May 20 at the Cedar Hill Country Club with all proceeds going toward the Trish Duffy Athletic Scholarship Fund. Duffy, a lifelong Livingston resident who died in December after a long battle ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled to open to the public this Friday through Sunday, May 3 to 5, presenting 25 tented "departments" of thousands bargains of all kinds at the Far Hills fairgrounds. Sale hours are 9:30 a.m. to ...

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PATERSON, NJ - P.I.F.F.Y.,  a Paterson based organization that recognizes students and young adults, as well as organizations, for their efforts to improve their community, is accepting nominations for awards to be given out at this year’s recognition breakfast. Winners, according to the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Alejandra Gamboa, a freshman at Union Catholic and resident of Linden, was recognized on Tuesday as this year's recipient of The Sandra Stagg Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship was established by the Stagg family in memory of their daughter Sandra, a member of the Union ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Red Bank Classic 5K Returns to downtown Red Bank on June 15.th   The Red Bank Business Alliance and Red Bank RiverCenter are joining forces again to host the Red Bank Classic 5K, a community event in downtown Red Bank on June 15 that will benefit youth development programs at the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Gregory Elementary School’s first Digital Families Community Event, held on site last week, allowed cybersecurity professionals, PTA members and parents to gather in the cafeteria to have a frank conversation about digital safety. The event—funded through a grant presented to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - And they're … to raise funds for Nutley Family Service Bureau that is. NFSB held a Night at the Races on Saturday evening, April 13 at the Nutley Elks to raise funds. The NFSB services residents with mental health, a food pantry and the thrift shop. Proceeds from the Thrift Shop go ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston residents reported to duty on Sunday to collect litter in eight locations throughout town for the third annual Pick it Up! Livingston event, an Earth Day initiative that began in 2016. Donning safety vests and gloves, the volunteers set out with trash bags to find and ...

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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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The Chatham Emergency Squad, an all-volunteer first aid emergency services providing pre-hospital care to residents and visitors of the Chathams, is delighted to announce it has accepted the applications of six highly motivated and impressive students to join its membership base as part of its ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The annual Roxbury High School Interact Club Color Fun Run is becoming a township tradition, and each year the organizers hope for bigger and better. So what’s new with this year’s installment, taking place May 19 at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna? For starters: More stuff to ...

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PURCHASE, NY (04/30/2019)-- From March 31 through April 6, thirteen Purchase College students traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico with two staff and one faculty member from the college as part of a special service trip to help rebuild the island.  Leslie Merced, a dance major from Plainfield, was one ...

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On Thursday, police will meet with the public for free pizza and swag. WESTFIELD, NJ — A special weekend event at police headquarters was among the local department’s efforts to strengthen its relationships with the community. Saturday’s “Autism Awareness Family Day” was the first in what is ...

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WACCABUC, N.Y. – Local musicians will band together on Saturday, May 18, to perform a benefit concert for the Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Donations raised at the event, which runs from 4 to 6 p.m., will help cover the cost of a new ambulance, which the volunteer first responders have ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - The Child Advocacy Center (CAC) of Union County will bee holding their 5th Annual Race 4 the Children 5K run and two-mile “fun walk” in Warinanco Park with all proceeds again set to benefit the CAC.  The top five male and female finishers of the 5K Run will be awarded ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Family and friends of Joanne Madonna Morse are hoping the fourth time is the charm as the New Providence native begins her battle against her fourth cancer diagnosis in eight years. Joanne, who was born and raised in New Providence, now lives in North Carolina with her ...

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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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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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CLIFTON, NJ - Nutley Jaycees 48th annual Distinguished Service Awards dinner was held Thursday, April 4 at the Valley Regency in Clifton. The 2019 honorees are Luther Engler, John Demmer, Captain Charles J. Ennis Jr., Katherine Flannery and Louie Ritacco. Business Man of the Year Luther ...

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