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Joey Bella Memorial Fund, Inc. July Events


The Joey Bella Memorial Fund, Inc.  will host their annual fundraisers in early July.  The Fund has been in existence for 28 years and has collected over one million dollars in donations which have been used to assist more than fifty families with children who are affected with catastrophic illness in Denville, Rockaway Boro, Rockaway Township, Mt. Tabor, Rainbow Lakes, Boonton Township, Randolph and Morris Plains. 

The Tricky Tray is on Sunday, July 2 “under the tent” at Gardner Field, Savage Road and Route 46W in Denville.  Doors open at 6 pm and calling begins at 8pm.  $15 per person includes one sheet of tickets and light refreshments.  No one admitted under 18 years--no infants permitted.  Please contact us at 973-768-6487 for more information or to make a donation.  Tickets sold at the door only. 

Band Beer Beefsteak will be held on Monday, July 3 “under the tent” at Gardner Field, Savage Road and Route 46W, Denville.  Doors open at 5:30.  Tickets are $60 per person and include an all-you-can-eat Beefsteak Dinner served by Giresi Caterers and 16+ microbrew beers.  Entertainment provided by The Nerds.   Tickets will be offered for sale on our website  Advance ticket sales only. 

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Bridgewater Resident Named Interim Secretary/Director for County Park Commission

March 18, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater resident Geoffrey D. Soriano has been appointed interim Somerset County Park Secretary/Director by the Somerset County Park Commissioners.

Soriano's appointment is effective April 2, and he will replace Raymond Brown, who announced his retirement, effective May 1. The announcement, according to a release, was made on the day of Brown's 25th ...

Walk Out? Franklin High School Stands Up Against Gun Violence 

March 15, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township School district turned a national tragedy into a teachable moment for the community. 

"The kids did an excellent job, well planned, a great lesson in democracy, I am really proud of them," Superintendent of Schools, Dr. John Ravally said. "It is a teachable moment, one of our main missions is to promote active citizens. Citizens that are ...

A New Day for 529 Plans: Federal Tax Reforms Lead to New Possibilities for These Education Savings Accounts

March 9, 2018

Do you have a 529 college savings plan? Have you thought about opening a 529 plan account? If the answer to either question is “yes,” you should know about two major changes that broaden the possibilities for 529 plans. They may give your family some new options. You may be able to pay K-12 tuition with 529 plan funds.

The legislation ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, March 19, 7:00 PM

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills, Somerville

Myth & Reality of Taxes and Wages: Community ...

Giving Back Government

Tue, March 20, 9:30 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Teacher Naturalist Training

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Wed, March 21, 8:30 AM

St. Vincent Martyr School, Madison

Open House for Preschool, Kindergarten & First ...


LinkedIn: It’s About Being Found: Presentation at Scotch Plains Library on April 9

March 19, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- ​In today's market, a LinkedIn profile is a "must have" for any professional or job seeker, as more than 90% of companies use LinkedIn to identify or vet a candidate. But just having a profile isn't enough.

On Monday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m., the Scotch Plains Public Library welcomes back Alex Freund, "The Landing Expert," for a presentation that ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!