Giving Back

December 17, 2018

Dear Friends and Colleagues, As many of you know, Lisa Shauger and I founded the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship with the West Orange Education Foundation in 2014 after our dear friend, former West Orange police officer Timothy Groves, passed away from cancer. During his lifetime, Officer ...

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Dear Friends and Colleagues, As many of you know, Lisa Shauger and I founded the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship with the West Orange Education Foundation in 2014 after our dear friend, former West Orange police officer Timothy Groves, passed away from cancer. During his lifetime, Officer ...

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Dear Friends and Colleagues, As many of you know, Lisa Shauger and I founded the Timothy Groves Memorial Scholarship with the West Orange Education Foundation in 2014 after our dear friend, former West Orange police officer Timothy Groves, passed away from cancer. During his lifetime, Officer ...

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Dear Editor: I’m pleased to report that the 10th Annual Chatham Turkey Trot was our most successful race ever! The event had nearly 1,000 runners and raised more than $27,000 benefiting our first repsonders and diabetes research and education, including the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire ...

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To the Editor: November 30, 2018 Dear Chatham Cross Country, Washington Avenue School, Bob Breen and Chartwells, Stanley Church and Chatham Community family: This week’s Bridges Outreach run to Manhattan celebrates 10 years of Chatham Cross Country’s commitment to a team service project of ...

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Bob's comment inspires me to say something about volunteerism:  one of the greatest things about a small town is that it’s really so much easier to have an impact in an area you care about, without big city bureaucracy to deal with.  The Tree of Lights is a great example:  3 ladies decided to do ...

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From all of us at the Sparta VFW we want to thank the many volunteers that came out in the cold to help unload trees for the annual Christmas Tree sale. All of the profit from the sale of the trees, goes to our scholarship funds awarded to students in Sussex County.  Please stop by and get ...

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Dear Editor: 1 in 6 children face hunger each day across the United States. It is tradition for families to make enormous spreads of food for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa and all holidays this season. What we need to keep in mind is that so many families go without food. Even working ...

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Dear Editor: 1 in 6 children face hunger each day across the United States. It is tradition for families to make enormous spreads of food for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa and all holidays this season. What we need to keep in mind is that so many families go without food. Even working ...

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Dear Editor: 1 in 6 children face hunger each day across the United States. It is tradition for families to make enormous spreads of food for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa and all holidays this season. What we need to keep in mind is that so many families go without food. Even working ...

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Dear Editor: 1 in 6 children face hunger each day across the United States. It is tradition for families to make enormous spreads of food for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa and all holidays this season. What we need to keep in mind is that so many families go without food. Even working ...

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The 8th Annual Children and Teen book sale hosted by the Friends of the Westfield Memorial Library was a big hit this year. The sale generated almost $2,900.00, all of which will go toward funding programs at the library.  The wonderful selection of books and media created a great place for readers ...

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Sweet Harmony: Lunches and Music for our Homeless Friends October 27, 2018 Dear Chatham High School Key Club, Coffeehouse Project , Washington Avenue School and intrepid Stanley Congregational Church family and friends: Thank you, thank you, thank you, for an AMAZING Bridges Outreach run ...

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My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion. On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to ...

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My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion. On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to ...

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My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion. On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to ...

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My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion. On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to ...

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My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion. On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to ...

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My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion. On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to ...

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My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion. On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to ...

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My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion. On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to ...

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On behalf of our entire Peppertown Park Renewal Committee, I would like to thank all who helped make our 2nd Annual Peppertown Park Bocce Tournament such a huge success!! Thank you to Mayor Robert Woodruff, Berkeley Heights Town Council, Township Administrator John Bussiculo, Berkeley Heights DPW, ...

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I know why I joined the Berkeley Heights Y over 20 years ago:  To maintain a level of fitness. What I didn’t know then that I know now is that the Y provides so much more than just fitness. The Y truly adheres to their mission statement as an organization: “committed to nurturing the potential of ...

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