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Family of Fallen Summit Police Officer Will Benefit from Somerset Patriots Golf Tournament

August 17, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – A portion of the proceeds raised by the Somerset Patriots during the team's 18th Annual Golf Classic at Neshanic Valley Golf Course in Neshanic Station on Monday, Sept.11th will be donated to the family of fallen Summit police Det. Matthew Tarentino.

Tarentino, a lifelong resident of Somerville, was killed in a three-car collision on Route 78 May 30 while driving to ...

Gov. Livingston Football Continues to Give Back with Day of Service at Children’s Specialized Hospital

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Tradition, dedication and commitment – those words describe what Governor Livingston head football coach Dan Guyton expects of his players, both on and off the field. On Friday, August 11, those values were on display as 27 GL football players volunteered at the Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside for the fifth year in a row.

The ...

'Lights of Love for Charlottesville': Christ Church Hosts 'Vigil for Peace' Aug. 14

SUMMIT, NJ - In a program that will see "little candles of love lit to combat the torches of hate," The Summit Interfaith Council will host 'Lights of Love for Charlottesville,' a "vigil for peace," August 14, from 7:30 - 8:15 p.m. at Christ Church in Summit.

The Virginia city was the site of a August 12 "Unite the Right" ...

Volunteers Dig to Divert Water Runoff Harming Norway Spruce at Veterans Memorial Park

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On Friday a crew from Spatz & Son built a swale to help divert water from the plantings, including a large Norway Spruce, behind the Veteran's Memorial.

Ted Romankow, former chairperson of the Berkeley Heights Veterans Memorial Park Renewal Committee, said, "Recently we noticed the Veterans Memorial tree was not looking as well as it should," it was ...

Fundraising Site Launched to Save the 'Legend of Watchung' Mural

WATCHUNG, NJ - An online tax-deductible fundraising site was established and is now accepting donations to save the 'Legend of Watchung' mural at the Sears store on Route 22. Demolition of the Sears building is slated for September 17.

A gofundme site was established to save the mural and benefits the Watchung Community Foundation. To donate, go ...

Free Confidential Sexual Violence Advocacy Training Offered to Union County Residents

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The county Rape Crisis Center (RCC) will offer a free training program for people interested in becoming Confidential Sexual Violence Advocates.

Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9:30 p.m. starting Aug. 15 and until Sept. 28. The classes will be offered at the RCC office in Westfield in the Colleen Fraser county services building at 300 North Ave.

Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival to be Played on New BPT Memorial Field

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The fourth annual Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival will be the first to be held on the brand new Brendan Patrick Tevlin Memorial Field at Seton Hall Prep’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex at 11 a.m. on Aug. 5, with a barbecue to be held at the Shillelagh Club immediately following the lacrosse games to continue the “good vibes.”

“Seeing the support ...

Booker, Summit's Family Promise Join Forces to Fight Unfair Tenant 'Blacklisting' Practices

SUMMIT, NJ - Time is running out for Ada Lopez.

Ada has always been an attentive mother to her two teen-aged daughters and a hard worker—until recently, she held two jobs to support her family. But last year she became sick and unable to work. When she couldn’t meet her bills, she lost her apartment, eventually finding shelter at Summit-based Family Promise’s Union County ...

 Oak Knoll students have ‘life-changing experience’ building homes, teaching children in Mexico

SUMMIT, NJ -  A group of current and former Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child students kicked off their summer by building homes and raising spirits in a village near Tijuana, Mexico.

Lindley Hall ’18, of New Providence; Asher Marie Coates ’18, of New Providence; Valerie Nieves ’18, of Berkeley Heights; Sydney Pearson ’20, of Summit; and Caroline Hall ’20, ...

Good Grief! Don’t miss “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” at New Providence Recreation Center this Saturday

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” the first production of The No Drama Theater Company, opened Friday night to a packed crowd inside the New Providence Recreation Center. The family-friendly play brought out all of the old familiar characters from the Peanuts gang.  

This year’s Mainstage production of “You’re a Good ...

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Imagine Raises Over $15K at Downtown Westfield Pizza Run

August 13, 2017

Five teams comprised of over 40 runners, walkers and cheerleaders, participated in the Downtown Westfield Pizza Run on July 26 and raised over $15,000 in the process. 

“This was our most successful run yet,” said Kathy Vergel, Imagine Development Director. “We are incredibly grateful to everyone who participated. All of the money raised from the Pizza Run goes ...