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Three Non-profits Partner to Offer Spiritual Retreats for Homeless in Morristown, New Jersey

February 21, 2018

"A PLACE OF PEACE, REST, ILLUMINATION, AND CLOSENESS TO GOD" - Loyola Jesuit Center Home Page

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A group of Eva’s Village men attended the 2018 Winter Men's Ignatian Spirituality Project (ISP) Retreat at the Loyola Jesuit Retreat Center  in Morristown February 15th and 16th. Ten ...

Military Vet Gives and Gives Again; Vet’s Flag Flies at Summit Speech School in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - U.S. Army reservist and school parent Sergeant Luke Romaniecki noticed that Summit Speech School’s flag was caught around the flag pole and tattered. He asked if the school wanted to fly “his” flag—a flag presented to him in honor of his service in Iraq for the U.S. Army. Now it proudly flies at the special school for the deaf where his daughter, ...

Bernards High vs. Union Catholic Girls Basketball Teams Face Off to Support Team Campbell Foundation

Gold-Out Game in Memory of Campbell Hoyt is scheduled for February 24th

BERNARDSVILLE NJ - The Bernards High Mountaineers will play Union Catholic High School on Saturday, February 24th at 2:00pm at Bernards High in Bernardsville, New Jersey. The game will support the Team Campbell Foundation.  Both teams are honored to be able to play in what will be Bernards High’s Coach Sandy ...

Show Some Love to US Troops Overseas: Help Assemble Care Packages Feb. 10

MANVILLE, NJ - Volunteers are invited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey staff to commemorate its13th anniversary Feb. 10 and help assemble personal care packages for shipment to U.S. troops in the Mideast and around the world.

The packing event will be at the Walter Kavanaugh VFW Post #2290, 600 Washington Ave., Manville, with registration at 10:30 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies.

New Brunswick Community Chips in for Lifetime Resident, Activist With Many Hats

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A longtime local resident and community activist, Brian Gardner​,​ has worn many hats as he’s found ways to be involved with the city.

Soon after graduating high school, he found a job as a maintenance worker at the New Brunswick Free Public library, where he worked his way up to children’s services, where he mentored hundreds of youth.

And then five ...

Students Send Their Love to US Troops Overseas

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Hamilton Primary School held its annual Valentine's for Vets program, with hundreds of students sitting down to to create personalized Valentine's Day cards which will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world by Operation Shoebox New Jersey.

The non-profit, volunteer organization will host a packing event at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on ...

Ridge Girls Basketball Team to Honor 10-year-old Katie King on Senior Night, Feb. 6

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Senior Night is always a special occasion for a varsity athletic program, but this year, Senior Night for the Ridge girls basketball team on Tuesday, Feb. 6 will carry an even more poignant meaning.

All fans attending the game against Phillipsburg that night are encouraged to wear purple and to bring "We Love You Katie" posters in support of fourth-grader Katie ...

Boy Scouts Navigate Grass, Not Snow, at The Klondike Derby in Watchung Reservation

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – No snow…no problem. Whether it snows or not, there will be a Klondike Derby and, on Saturday the derby took place, with not even a snowflake to be seen, much less a snowbank.

Dozens of teams pulled, pushed and, in some cases, carried sleds throughout The Loop area of the reservation. At each stop on their map, they were judged for specific skills – ...

Winners Of Lifetime Achievement Award Named by The Historical Society Of The Somerset Hills

 

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - June Kennedy, longtime Bernards Township Historian,  Mary Conkling Ellis, and Mildred Van Dyke will receive The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills Lifetime Achievement Award.

Kennedy, and the families of two “in memory of” award recipients,  Ellis and Van Dyke, will be honored by The Historical Society of ...

Mayor Carpenter Opens First Ever HindiUSA Poetry Contest in Basking Ridge

 

BERNARDS TWP., - Children of all ages gathered together at the auditorium of Oak Street Elementary School on Sunday, Jan. 21 to take part in their first ever Hindi poetry contest orchestrated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, founder of the Basking Ridge Hindi School, along with several volunteers.

Mayor John Carpenter was in attendance and marked its inception with a few ...

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Franklin: Sister2Sister Seeks Volunteers for 5K Run; Breast Cancer Health Summit and Screenings March 24

February 20, 2018

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – Sister2Sister, a non-profit organization that supports minority and underserved breast cancer survivors, is getting an early start on planning its 5K Breast Cancer Run & Walk For Life with an organizational meeting Thursday, Feb. 22.

Those interested are invited to the organization’s headquarters at 1201 Hamilton St., Somerset for the 7 p.m.