Giving Back

April 29, 2019

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The fifth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be held this year on Saturday, June 8 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue, starting at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is June 9. Admission is $5. Organized by ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – As if biking 1,400 miles from New Jersey to Florida isn’t a big enough feat, 1997 Bloomfield High School graduate Mac-Adley Hyppolite Jr. is poised to double his efforts – this time a 3,000-mile trek from his hometown to California beginning Wednesday, May 1.   Mac, as he is ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Members of the community came together Friday to mark Arbor Day, as well as dedicate a tree to Dennis Walker, a Hackensack firefighter who died eight years ago of 9/11-related cancer. During the ceremony, which was held at Hackensack Fire Department Engine 2’s headquarters on ...

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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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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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MILLBURN, NJ - Colin Woros is looking to honor Millburn's Veterans. The Boy Scout from Troop 17, housed at St. Rose of Lima Church, is taking on an eagle scout project that will attempt to place banners in downtown on the light pole flag stands. Woros, a ninth-grader at Millburn High School was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday, April 27, at 8:00 A.M., Team 26 departed Morristown Town Hall as part of the seventh annual "We Are One Ride" awareness campaign. Founded in memory of the 26 people who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook shooting, the team rides to raise awareness of gun violence, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Hometown Hero Anne Rotonda has made 'giving back' her hallmark. On May 4, the community is going to celebrate that tradition by encouraing residents to give life to others during a blood drive in her honor.  Rotonda, for those who may not know her backstory, has served as the ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta VFW has received a donation of two “like new” custom wheelchairs donated for anyone in the community who has a need.  People can call 973-729-7011 and leave a message and someone will return your call, Commander Pete Litchfield said.  

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NEWTON, NJ—The neighbors helping neighbors event is on again this year, set for Saturday, May 4. Debbie Danielson, from the Newton Department of Public Works is organizing the event.    New this year, the event will begin in the Memory Park parking lot beginning at 8:30 a.m. running until noon.  ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of National Autism Awareness Month, the Livingston community will raise funds and awareness for Autism New Jersey through the annual “Shine a Light on Autism” event on Tuesday at the Memorial Oval gazebo beginning at 7:30 p.m. Bob Gebroe, chair of the Livingston Advisory ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 will be hosting a Beefsteak Dinner this Saturday May 4, from 5 to 9 p.m. The event is catered by the Brownstone House of Paterson. Dinner includes Antipasti, Pasta, French Fries, Beefsteak, Dessert, Beer, Wine, and Soda. Advanced tickets are $55.00 ...

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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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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Whether you’re getting a scarf, a handbag or a button-down shirt, Sadie’s has it all. Sadie’s apparel is work to weekend so an array of casual items as well as dressy items are sold at the boutique located on Valley Street in downtown South Orange. “My goal is to have ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A couple of Elizabeth organizations will be receiving History Grants from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders who announced the recipients of the 2019 Union County History Grant Program this week.  These grants totaling $24,000 are made possible through funding from the ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The MS Walk Putnam was held Sunday (April 14) and organizers said it raised approximately $50,000 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The walk has been held at the Mahopac firehouse on Route  6 since 2014; pior to that it was held at the Carmel Fire House. Participants ...

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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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PARAMUS, NJ – A young goat found wandering a Ridgewood cemetery earlier this month has recovered from a bout of pneumonia and is now off to an animal sanctuary. After being corralled by police, cemetery workers and animal control on April 5 at Valleau Cemetery, the 7-month-old male goat was ...

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Please join us for a fabulous evening of Fun, Fare and Spirits to benefit Lunch Break. A culinary extravaganza hosted by the Channel Club and Beach Tavern on the Shrewsbury River.  TUESDAY, MAY 14 , 2019 6:00 pm- 8:30 pm CHANNEL CLUB 2 Channel Club ...

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SPARTA, NJ  – The Sparta Kiwanis is holding a food drive at the Sparta Stop and Shop on Saturday and Sunday. Food and monetary donations can be made outside the store and will go to the Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry.

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday, April 27 th at 8:00 A.M., Team 26 departed Morristown’s Town Hall as part of the 7 th Annual We Are One Ride. Founded in memory of the twenty-six people who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook shooting, the team rides to raise awareness of gun violence; advocate for ...

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Edison, NJ - The YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge, and South Amboy (MEWSA) will be hosting its 2019 Annual Dinner on May 1,  at the Pines Manor in Edison.  The event starts at 6p.m. and will celebrate the highlights of the organization, which is now in its 98th year of service. During the ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department will once again represent the township’s police force on the upcoming Police Unity Tour bicycle ride to honor the sacrifices of police officers killed in the line of duty. Captain Guy Patterson, Sergeant Joseph Stulpin, and Patrolman Joseph Sherbo will ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Prestige Diner is awarding two $1,000 scholarships to NPHS seniors who have demonstrated a positive impact through giving back to their community.  Jimmy and Harry Vardas continually show their commitment to the community by their generous gestures of giving back. It is ...

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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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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Our House Foundation will host its 20th Annual Our House 4 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk in Summit on May 11, beginning at 10 a.m.. The event, headquartered on the Village Green, welcomes elite athletes, the casual runner, and anyone looking to make a difference by supporting ...

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Giving back to the community is as fundamental to Peter Sacchitelli as his green thumb.  It started in 2004, when his young son, Anthony, who suffered from a respiratory condition, had to be taken to the hospital on several occasions by the Green Knoll Rescue Squad. “I was impressed by their ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - As a part of the township's continued support for American Cancer Society, Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks & Recreation are hosting the 1st Annual Nutley Relay for Life's Chalk Art Festival today. Bring your imagination and chalk to Memorial Park starting ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The main recreation building at Sycamore Park is about to get an exterior spring makeover thanks to an Eagle Scout project. Davis Grimm, a member of Mahopac Boy Scout Troop 1, went before the Town Board at its April 11 meeting, seeking approval for the project. Jim Gilchrist, ...

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