Giving Back

December 15, 2018

Senator Vin Gopal is urging all eligible donors to donate blood to the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross is facing a dangerous national blood shortage and is in urgent need of blood and platelet donors to avoid delays in administering life-saving medical care to patients. Donors who ...

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Pass It Along is set to travel to Newark, New Jersey to host holiday party for pre-school students LAFAYETTE, NJ  - Members of Pass It Along are planning their venture to Newark, New Jersey with gifts, snacks and a whole lot of Christmas spirit. Christmas in the City is an annual event hosted ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Middle and Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison created Christmas cards to send greetings and positive thoughts to adolescent immigrants who have been detained for several months at the Tornillo detention camp in West Texas after fleeing violence in Central ...

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This Holiday Season give the gift that people can't live without...Donate Blood! The Greater Westfield Chapter of UNICO, Westfield Knights of Columbus and Saint Helen's Roman Catholic Church will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 3 to 8 p.m. It will be held at the Westfield Knights ...

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This Holiday Season give the gift that people can't live without...Donate Blood! The Greater Westfield Chapter of UNICO, Westfield Knights of Columbus and Saint Helen's Roman Catholic Church will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 3 to 8 p.m. It will be held at the Westfield Knights ...

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This Holiday Season give the gift that people can't live without...Donate Blood! The Greater Westfield Chapter of UNICO, Westfield Knights of Columbus and Saint Helen's Roman Catholic Church will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 3 to 8 p.m. It will be held at the Westfield Knights ...

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 At a gathering filled with neighbors, local representatives including Bernards Township Mayor John Carpenter, Bernards Committeewoman Carol Bianchi, parents, community members and staff members, Our House, Inc. celebrated the opening of new community-supported housing with a ribbon-cutting in ...

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This Holiday Season give the gift that people can't live without...Donate Blood! The Greater Westfield Chapter of UNICO, Westfield Knights of Columbus and Saint Helen's Roman Catholic Church will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, December 18, from 3 to 8pm. It will be held at the Westfield ...

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Lily, the shy, 7-year-old, fuchsia muppet who first appeared on Sesame Street in 2011, is back, thanks to a helping hand from Family Promise and a few other friends.  Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, has launched a ...

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Throughout the children and teen areas at Westfield Memorial Library you'll find new places to sit, study or read a book. Our youngest library visitors can play at the new sensory wall. And even our librarians have a new desk to host your questions, offer suggestions and manage the children's area.

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Shop at Lord & Taylor, Westfield, on Dec. 15, 16, 22, 23 and 24 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and have your packages gift-wrapped by wonderful Westfield Historical Society volunteers. For minimal donations, your gifts will be beautifully wrapped and done. At the same time, you'll be supporting ...

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(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) Tom Grady, Corresponding Secretary Bernards Township Republican Municipal Committee Email: BTRMC.correspondance@usa.com Bernards, NJ – The Bernards Township Committee, on December 11, 2018, voted on Resolution No. #2018-0482 which recognizes former longtime Township ...

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Shop at Lord & Taylor, Westfield, on Dec. 15, 16, 22, 23 and 24 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and have your packages gift-wrapped by wonderful Westfield Historical Society volunteers. For minimal donations, your gifts will be beautifully wrapped and done. At the same time, you'll be supporting ...

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The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council honored six local women at their 18th Annual Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon.  Susan Head (Florham Park), Linda S. Habgood (Westfield; mother and son accepting award), Alexandra Picozzi (New Vernon), Nancy Washington (Manasquan), Trisha Swift ...

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Help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a Food Drive being sponsored by the Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC). Until this Sunday, Dec. 16, the Westfield Memorial Library will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items to benefit the New Jersey Community ...

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  To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Partners for Health Foundation awarded 10 Community Impact Awards, and grants totaling $100,000, to recognize nonprofit organizations and individuals making a significant difference in the health and well-being of local communities. The awardees were selected ...

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The Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, led by Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer and Co-Chairmen Jonathan Kalafer and Joshua Kalafer, presented a ceremonial check to Somerset County elected officials in the amount of $20,276,654.26 at the team’s annual Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 4th attended by ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – What is your wish for this holiday season? The Montville Township First Aid Squad's wish is for a new, safer ambulance, and with the help of the Rosalind Pio Costa Foundation, it may come true. While fundraising for this new ambulance has been going on since the spring, a new dollar ...

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Help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a Food Drive being sponsored by the Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC). Until this coming Sunday, December 16, the Westfield Memorial Library will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items to benefit the New Jersey ...

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Every year members of the Rake and Hoe Garden Club prepare Holiday Gift Bags for the Veterans at Lyons Hospital.This year Betty Gulino (pictured above, far right), coordinated the collection and delivery of 131 Holiday Gift Bags donated by club members.These gift bags are designed to bring holiday ...

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  To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Partners for Health Foundation awarded 10 Community Impact Awards, and grants totaling $100,000, to recognize nonprofit organizations and individuals making a significant difference in the health and well-being of local communities. The awardees were selected ...

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  The Chatham Turkey Trot (www.TheChathamTurkeyTrot.org) presented a check for $10,000 to the Chatham Township Volunteer Fire Department following its 10th Annual Race.  

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 With a $1,000 grant from the Westfield-based Stad’s Crabfest Foundation, the JCC of Central NJ in Scotch Plains offered its eight-week Cancer Recovery Class to six qualified individuals. Stad’s Crabfest, which began as an annual gathering for family and friends and evolved into a foundation, is ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Greater Montville Township Relay for Life will be sponsoring a kick-off meeting at the Senior House on Wednesday, Dec. 19 from 7 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Participants of all ages are welcome from the Montville Township, Town of Boonton, Boonton Township, and Lincoln Park areas for ...

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Join Brother to Brother at our first Holiday Fundraising Mixer @ ZuluBa featuring D.J. Lucky!!  Give yourself and your friends an early holiday treat by supporting our efforts in mentoring the young men in our community by coming out and supporting a great cause.  Good food, Good music, and Good ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — You don’t have to be a member of the Westfield Area YMCA to enjoy their third annual “Swim with Santa” this Sunday, Dec. 16. Families can choose a 30-minute time slot between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to get in the pool with Old St. Nick and his elves. Story continues after ...

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Every year members of the Rake and Hoe Garden Club prepare Holiday Gift Bags for the Veterans at Lyons Hospital. This year Betty Gulino (pictured abovefar right), coordinated the collection and delivery of 131 holiday gift bags donated by club members. These gift bags are designed to bring holiday ...

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Members of The Westfield Service League, along with several members' spouses, recently put on a fashion show for residents of Cranford Senior Housing. Service League members modeled fashions from the Thrift Shop it operates at 114 Elmer Street in Westfield. After the show, residents were able to ...

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Impact100 Essex announced the four finalist grant nominees for their 2018 grant award on Dec. 5. One of these nominees will be voted the recipient of the $120,000 grant at the group’s Annual Conference to be held on January 15, 2019 at the Upper Montclair Women’s Club. “We received 49 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic's C.R.A.Y.O.N. Club (Community Raising Autism Yielding Opportunity Now) will host its annual Christmas Party on Friday, Dec. 14, in the cafeteria at Union Catholic from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Any child aged 10-21 with special needs is welcome at this event, ...

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