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Hurricane Harvey Rescue Dogs Find New Homes at MAX Challenge New Providence Event

September 23, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - MAX Challenge New Providence stepped up to give back to Home for Good Dog Rescue in Berkeley Heights, raising almost $900 from their morning classes and hosted an adoption event at their store last Saturday -- and 10 puppies found their forever homes.

"At the MAX, we recognize and appreciate that we are members of the local community, and we ...

Hillsborough: SWAT Team's 7th Annual Nick Magos Cancer Callout Sept. 24

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The 7th Annual Nick Magos Cancer Callout will be held Sunday, Sept 24 at the Woods Road Firehouse.

An All-You-Can-Eat Barbecue, dozens of kids' activities, a 50/50 and more will be held from 1-6 p.m. Admission is $20.

The Cancer Callout works to raise money throughout the year.

Each year, the event, named after Nick Magos, one of the founders of the ...

Sabattis Saved: Boy Scouts' Adventure Camp to Remain Open After Patriots’ Paths Council Executive Board Vote

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ -- The Patriots’ Paths Council Executive Board met on Monday, Sept. 18 in a special session to discuss the future operation of Sabattis Adventure Camp, which was threatened with closure.

After thorough and thoughtful discussion, the Board voted to continue Sabbatis camping activities through the end of the 2019 summer camping season. The Board ...

86,000 Missing Veterans: Rolling Thunder Roars Into Advocacy for POW-MIA During the "Ride for Freedom" XXII in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, N.J. - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action

Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who carry that flag to this day who are here to help educate and inform, however. They are called  ...

Trilogy Repertory Needs Ghosts, Ghouls and More for Haunted History Tour; Meeting Sunday

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ – Have you heard about the Haunted History Tour? Well, what’s a Halloween-themed tour without some Zombies to Headless Horsemen?

Trilogy Repertory is looking for volunteers to help with the Haunted History Tour at The Ross Farm in Basking Ridge on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26, 27, 28.

Volunteers are needed for all parts of the tour, from tour ...

N.J. Golf Foundation Annual Golf Classic, Raises $187,000 to Support Youth, Military and Special Needs Programs

 

BEDMINSTER, N.J., The New Jersey Golf Foundation (NJGF), the charitable arm of the New Jersey Section, PGA of America (NJPGA), announced that the 11th Annual NJGF Golf Classic raised $187,000 to support dynamic golf programming for youth, military and individuals with special needs.

The NJGF Golf Classic, the signature event on the Foundation’s annual calendar was held on ...

Travis Manion Foundation Heroes Run Supports Veterans, First Responders

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 9/11 Heroes 5K Run and 1-Mile Family Fun Walk for the Travis Manion Foundation was held Sept. 10 in Bridgewater to distribute fundraising support to veterans, first responders and their families.

The event started at Ethicon, in Bridgewater.

Also featured at the event were the U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team, N.J. Army National Guard, State Police Aviation North ...

Distinguished speakers attend dinner to honor local volunteers, including Joan Bannan Harris

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Members of the Bernards Township Democratic party came out in record numbers to congratulate Joan Bannan Harris, one of several recipients of the 2017 Eleanor Roosevelt Volunteer Service Award given by the Somerset County Federation of Democratic Women at its annual dinner. Harris is running as a candidate for Bernards Township Committee, along with fellow Democrat Sally ...

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month: Team Campbell Foundation Expands its Reach to 25 States

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ- For the past four years, Team Campbell Foundation has worked to raise awareness of Childhood Cancer during the month of September. This year, the awareness program, which includes placing signs on lawns, will reach nearly 100 cities in 25 states across the country.  The program also includes an extensive social media campaign highlighting stories of those impacted by ...

St. Hubert's Madison Takes in 123 Tampa Dogs and Cats as Hurricane Irma Hits Florida

MADISON, NJ – St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center of Madison on Saturday took in 48 dogs and 75 cats from Tampa to make room for Florida animals displaced by Hurricane Irma.

The Sunshine State animals were airlifted to Morristown Airport and arrived at the St. Hubert’s Madison campus Saturday at approximately 5 p.m., where they ate, slept and exercised before being transferred ...

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Volunteers Needed for Fall Leaf Clean-Up

September 25, 2017

Would you like to help an elderly or disabled person get his or her yard ready for the winter months?

The Somerset County Office of Volunteer Services is looking for volunteers for its annual fall leaf clean-up program.  Volunteers are needed to rake leaves for elderly and disabled homeowners around the county who have no other means to do yard work.

The annual leaf clean-up project ...