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Berkeley Heights Board of Education Honors Individual, Team Achievements in Athletics; Inclusion Program Highlighted

March 24, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ—2017 state 800-meter run champion Victoria Vanriele of Gov. Livingston High School, along with the Gov. Livingston Central Jersey Group C champion boys' and girls’ swim teams were honored at Thursday’s Berkeley Heights Board of Education meeting.

During the presentation of a plaque by board member Denis Smalley to Vanriele's winter track coach Dan ...

St Peter's Kicker Joseph Henry Raises Money for Children’s Cancer Research

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Joe Henry of Berkeley Heights, a senior at St. Peter's Prep in Jersey City, decided to dedicate his 2016 football season to kids with cancer by becoming a Kick-It Champion -- receiving donations for every point he scored this season.  His high school football season began in Dublin, Ireland and finished at Metlife Stadium in a bid for the State ...

Elizabeth Resident Leaves $5 Million to College of Saint Elizabeth

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Dr. Antoinette M. Anastasia, an Elizabeth resident and an alumna of the College of Saint Elizabeth, has bequeathed $5 million to the college.

Dr. Anastasia, who passed away on December 2, 2016, was an active alumna and supporter of the college. In 2012, Dr. Anastasia anonymously gave the College the largest outright gift in the college’s history, to ...

Anonymous Donor Will Pay All of Berkeley Heights' Hometown Heroes Banner Project Costs

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Council members and residents learned an anonymous donor stepped forward and will pay for the entire cost of the Hometown Heroes Banner program.

Mayor Robert Woodruff made the announcement early in the March 7 Township Council meeting. The Hometown Hero Banner program will honor both former and active members of the military for their service to the United ...

Third Annual Brooke Healey Foundation Casino Night Fundraiser Helps Fight DIPG

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Brooke Healey Foundation is hosting its 3rd Annual Casino Night Fundraiser on Saturday, March 25 at 7 p.m. at the Grand Summit Hotel.  The event will feature food, open bar, live music, action-packed casino games, raffle, and silent auction.  Prizes include Broadway tickets, hotel stays, dinners out, golf foursomes, sports tickets, summer camps, beauty products, ...

State Council of the New Jersey Junior Leagues Opens Registration for its Get On Board Training Program

The State Council of New Jersey Junior Leagues is pleased to invite interested members of the public to attend its Get On Board Training Program.  The State Council is a conglomerate of the eight distinct Junior Leagues, powerhouse women’s volunteer organizations, throughout the State.  Get On Board 2017 will take place on Saturday, April 29th at The Peck School in Morristown, NJ.

Summit Area YMCA Kicks Off the 2017 Annual Campaign; Effort Seeks to Raise More Than $550,000

SUMMIT, NJ - Board of Trustees and Branch Advisory Committees members, along with staff and campaign volunteers gathered together to officially launch the Summit Area YMCA's 2017 Annual Campaign. This year’s goal is to raise in excess of $550,000, which will enable the organization to continue to provide financial assistance that ensures the Y’s doors ...

Friends of 6259 Launches Membership Campaign in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Friends of 6259 held its first informational meeting on March 1 at the VFW Post on Locust Avenue.  

The evening began with Commander Tom Lombardi and Adjutant Stephen Falk presenting several awards including one for outstanding service to Dr. Patrick Smith for "meritorious and distinguished service in furthering the aims and ideals of the VFW." ...

Imagine, A Center for Coping With Loss, Holds Grand Opening of its New Home

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Imagine, a Center for Coping With Loss, celebrated the grand opening of its new home on Wednesday, Feb. 23. A large group of supporters, volunteers, friends, including Mountainside Mayor Paul Mirabelli, joined Imagine Executive Director Mary Robinson as she cut a big red ribbon to mark the official opening. 

Later, State Farm Insurance presented Imagine with a ...

20th Annual 'March Madness' Faculty Basketball Game, Sponsored by The Smith Chiropractic Foundation, Benefits Berkeley Heights Education Foundation

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  “March Madness” returns to Berkeley Heights with the annual faculty basketball game.  

The Berkeley Heights Education Foundation (BHEF), together with its Event Sponsor, The Smith Chiropractic Foundation of Berkeley Heights, will hold its 20th annual all-star Faculty Basketball Game at Governor Livingston High School on Tuesday, March 14, at 7 ...

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Bridges Brown Bag Bash Set for Mar. 25; Event Includes Online Auction Featuring One-of-a-Kind Items

March 24, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Bridges Outreach's Brown Bag Bash -- a fundraiser that supports Bridges' programs to help neighbors in need in New York City, Newark and Irvington -- will be held March 25, from  7 p.m. - midnight, at Maritime Parc in Jersey City. The event includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dancing, along with an auction including many ...