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Patrick Henry, Brent Faecher, residents of Berkeley Heights, help raise $40,000 as members of Overlook Foundation Junior Board

June 19, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Two Berkeley Heights residents, Patrick Henry and Brent Faecher, as well as teens from the Overlook community gathered on June 5th, 2017 to award the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Overlook Medical Center with a grant for $40,000. 

Patrick personally raised over $8,000 through an outreach to both corporate and individual sponsors helping the group ...

Congressman Lance Speaks at American Legion Jersey Boys State

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) returned to the place where he started his political career Sunday, the podium at American Legion Jersey Boys State.

The 1969 delegate of the nationwide government-in-action program spoke to the nearly 1,000 rising senior boys at Rider University, professing his love for the program that launched his government ...

DVD of Memorial Day Ceremonies Presented to VFW Post 6259: Memorial Day Video Included

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - When bad weather led to the cancelation of the Memorial Day Parade, the ceremonies were moved to Town Hall. What many may not have realized was the proceedings were recorded. 

The first order of business for the Township Committee on Tuesday, June 13, was the presentation of a copy of the DVD to VFW Post 6259 Post Adjutant Steve Falk. He was flanked by members of ...

Riders Deliver Hope for DIPG Research at Bikers for Brooke

FIGHT -- For Kids Battling Now, For Kids Who Survived, For Kids Who Will Battle, and Kids Taken Too Soon

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sunday marked the fifth annual Bikers for Brooke fundraising event, hosted by the Brooke Healey Foundation, in Berkeley Heights, for the purpose of bringing awareness to Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). DIPG are rare and aggressive brain tumors, ...

Family Searching for Lost Parakeet Believed to be Adopted by Someone Else at Pet Store

On May 31 our beloved adopted parakeet Pablo slipped out of our garage door. Our friends and family have searched all over for him.

 He has a partner, Sunny, who is devastated he's gone — along with five young babies  — not to mention a 9-year-old girl who adores and cries for him every night. 

Amazingly, we found out that he was ...

NJ Attorney General Honors Fallen Police Officer from Somerville with Community Grant Program

TRENTON, NJ – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino has announced creation of the “Detective Matthew L. Tarentino Community Policing Grant Program,” to provide grants to police departments for innovative programs aimed at fostering strong police-community relations.

The program is named in honor of Tarentino, a Somerville resident and Summit police officer who epitomized ...

Gofundme Campaign Seeks to Raise Money for Guidetti Family

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Victor Guidetti III, of Berkeley Heights, was killed Sunday, June 11, while riding his motorcycle. A memorial has been set up near the scene of the accident on Valley Road in Gillette. Mr. Guidetti was married to Stephanie and they had two sons, Victor IV, 17, and Wyatt, 9.

A family member has created a gofundme campaign to “help Stefanie raise her young ...

A GoFundMe Campaign is Accepting Donations for Family of Brian Hayes, Killed in the Grocery Store Massacre

SPRINGVILLE, PA - A GoFundMe account was set up in memory of Brian Hayes, 47 years old, who was murdered in the Weis Supermarket massacre on Thursday, June 8. 

A supermarket employee brought two guns to work overnight Thursday, blocked the store’s entrances and exits so no one could flee and fatally shot three fellow employees before turning the weapon on himself in a ...

'Wheel-A-Thon' at Mary K. McMillin benefits St. Jude Children's Hospital

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – On June 2, 2017 the Mary Kay McMillin Early Childhood Center held their 8th annual “Wheel-A-Thon”, a charitable event for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  The school community raised over $2,200.00 to support the hospital in its mission to advance cures, and find means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic ...

Transformative Teens

Philanthropy took on new meaning for teens from the Overlook community as they learned how a nonprofit board functions, worked through the grant process, and raised funds for their chosen cause. Student representatives from 13 area high schools served as members of the Overlook Foundation Junior Board for the 2016-17 school year, which culminated in their awarding of a $40,000 ...

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Steve Guberer joins Imagine Board of Trustees

June 23, 2017

Westfield - Steve Guberer, a Director at CBRE Capital Advisors, Inc.,has joined the Board of Trustees of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss. CBRE Capital Advisors, Inc. is the real estate investment banking business of CBRE Group.  Mr. Guberer has successfully executed over 40 capital raising and M&A advisory transactions that represents $20+ billion of total capital ...