Giving Back

April 22, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Boy Scout Troops 132 & 223 along with Cub Scout Pack 132 were recognized and honored by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS) for their ongoing food drives.  During the last ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - – It’s time to celebrate our seniors! As part of National Older Americans Month, the Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services is proud to announce the dates for their annual “Birthday Bashes” for senior citizens age 90 and over. Four lunchtime parties will be ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - – It’s time to celebrate our seniors! As part of National Older Americans Month, the Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services is proud to announce the dates for their annual “Birthday Bashes” for senior citizens age 90 and over.   Four lunchtime parties ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks held its annual Good Friday Fish Fry on Friday, April 19. John Barrett and his crew of volunteers cooked and served 974 dinners. The Elks raised over $12,000 dollars that will be donated to Elks Camp Moore, which is a Special Needs Summer Camp and Program for ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Scouting for Food smashes its record with 34,046 food items collected for the Nutley Family Service Bureau’s food pantry and the number is still growing. The drive was conducted by the Nutley Boy Scout Troop 147 and Cub Scout Packs 141 and 142 on Saturday, March 30 at Franklin Reformed ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Wow.  This is big, exciting good news. The Community YMCA and the YMCA of Western Monmouth County announced last Thursday in Red Bank that they will join together as one YMCA association, creating the second largest YMCA in New Jersey.  This union will be effective September 1, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The second annual "Egg My Lawn" fundraiser by the Gina Rose Montalto Memorial Foundation was completed on Easter Sunday, April 21. Dozens of homes in the Parkland - North Coral Springs area were "Egged" in the event. Supporters donated a minimum of $25 to have "Easter Bunnies" hide ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Improvements are slated for two of the town’s recreational areas courtesy of two local Boy Scouts and their troops. Boy Scouts Spencer Linenberg and Malcolm Kahora both earned the Town Council’s approval for separate Eagle Scout projects on April 9. One project will benefit the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - After months of cold weather, which left many to stay indoors, people are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to enjoy the sun and spend time outside. Combining recreation with physical fitness, each May, nearly one-thousand cyclists of every skill level gather for one of New Jersey’s ...

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NUTLEY, NJ – Nearly 500 wrestling fans from seven states converged upon the Nutley Parks and Recreation Center on Saturday, April 13 as IWF presented their star-studded 22nd Annual LOUD & PROUD extravaganza to benefit American Cancer Society's Relay For Life.   Headlining the event was WWE ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Hillside Elementary School is currently accepting donations of used or new unwanted items for its upcoming indoor yard sale on April 27. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit Hillside students, and any unsold items will be donated to the Vietnam Veterans of ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The third annual Women Who Rock in the Kitchen (WWRKitch) competition, hosted by the Circle of Rainbow Sisters Seeking Spiritual and Wellness Connection (CORESSWC) at West Orange High School, was an elaborate and elegant event with a focus on raising money toward financial ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of women and various male supporters recently attended the 10th annual Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women luncheon as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Go Red for Women” movement, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health in order to live ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of women and various male supporters recently attended the 10th annual Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women luncheon as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Go Red for Women” movement, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health in order to live ...

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BOSTON, MA - She finished the race. She reached her fundraising goal. And yet, neither of those notable accomplishments ranks as the thing that Basking Ridge resident Chrissy Weyrauch will remember the most about running in her first Boston Marathon last week. "I had so many friends ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of women and various male supporters recently attended the 10th annual Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women luncheon as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Go Red for Women” movement, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health in order to live ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled for May 3 to 5, and volunteers will be accepting donations to stock the fundraising event through this Tuesday, April 23. The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled for May 3 to 5, and volunteers will be accepting donations to stock the fundraising event through this Tuesday, April 23. The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking ...

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Parkland, FL- The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life fundraiser is national in scope, but it also continues to impact and support our local Parkland community as well. Team Miralago, started by Rachel Frydman four years ago and is led currently by team captains Briana Cabrera, Karen Johnson, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Hundreds of women and various male supporters recently attended the 10th annual Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women luncheon as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) “Go Red for Women” movement, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health in order to live ...

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BOSTON, Mass. -- She finished the race. She reached her fundraising goal. And yet, neither of those notable accomplishments ranks as the thing that Basking Ridge resident Chrissy Weyrauch will remember the most about running in her first Boston Marathon last week. "I had so many friends ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Elks Lodge #2340 recently sent nine boxes of pre-packaged food, toiletries and gift cards to the flood victims in Nebraska. The Lodge would like to express special thanks to Heather and Matt Kline.  

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Edison, NJ - An Interfaith Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Program will be held on May 1, at 7p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, located at 1775 Oak Tree Road in  Edison. The event is co- sponsored by the Metuchen-Edison Area Interfaith Clergy Association, the Jewish ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Jake Ferrans and Rachel Rosenberg have been friends for as long as they can remember—both raised in Livingston by families that put a premium on community service. Last week, the pair received the East Orange YMCA 2018 Youth of the Year Award at the Metropolitan YMCA of the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Anita Alvarado of Linden will be honored for her efforts to advance adult literacy at Literacy NJ's annual conference on April 27i Literacy NJ -- which provides free adult literacy programs and U.S. citizenship classes in eight New Jersey counties -- wll present the award at its annual ...

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UNION, NJ – Union came out in force on Thursday evening to help a retired Union police officer who is battling a debilitating disease.  Hundreds of people showed their support to the beneficiary of this year’s “Taste of Union”:  Union police officer Dave Cuozzo. “I’m overwhelmed at how many ...

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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA and the Scotch Plains-Fanwood PTA Council have teamed up to host the United For a Cause 5K and Family 1-Mile Walk/Run on Tuesday, May 14. The 1-Miler begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA 1340 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains), with the 5K at 7:00 ...

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MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ - So many communities in Morris County team up for great causes all year long. On April 14, over 600 spectators marched to Mountain Lakes High School and attended the 9th annual Team Zoey Fashion Show. "It's an honor to be part of something greater than myself," said ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Somerville PBA will be raising money at the Yesterday’s Arcade on Division Street from 10 a.m.-11:55 p.m. Saturday, April 27 to benefit  Mallory’s Army, a non-profit organization that stands up to and educates children and adults about bullying. Also on Division Street, the ...

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RED BANK, NJ - The Navesink Business Group (NBG), held their bi- monthly 8:00am meeting Wednesday morning at the West Side Eatery. Danny Murphy, owner of Danny’s Steak House, led the meeting for the vacationing Rob Lowe, Executive Director of the NBG. Spencer Munson, Program and Resource ...

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