Governor Livingston Interact Club Volunteers at Community Food Bank of New Jersey

February 26, 2017

HILLSIDE, NJ - Over 40 members of the Governor Livingston Rotary Interact Club spent Saturday morning at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey volunteering with other state civic groups to help the more than 900,000 hungry people in New Jersey.

Food Bank host Omar Henigan, welcomed the students to the Hillside warehouse facility and explained the function of the Food Bank and its role for ...

Berkeley Heights to Honor its Hometown Heroes

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Members of the Memorial Park Renewal Committee are preparing a new way to honor veterans and serving members of the military -- banners honoring both veterans and those currently serving.

Committee member Gay Hollowell unfurled a Hometown Hero banner at the Feb. 21 Township Council meeting. The banners are the next step in "Operation We Remember," which seeks ...

Berkeley Heights School Board Views $1.2 Million Investment in School Security; Host of New Courses Mapped for Columbia Middle School Students

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ—The Berkeley Heights Board of Education, as part of the 2017-2018 budget process, is expected to be presented with a proposal to spend $1,175,200 on security improvements affecting all six of the township’s schools.

Expected to be proposed, in a spending plan due to be discussed at the board’s March 9 meeting, will be $94,500 for security camera upgrades, ...

Check, Please - Summit YMCA Receives Donation from Piattino: A Neighborhood Bistro

Steve Baliva Vice President of Operations for 40NORTH Restaurant Group, owner and operator of Summit's newest dining destination -- Piattino: A Neighborhood Bistro -- recently presented a check to Summit Area YMCA CEO and President Paul Kieltyka.

The $3,425 donation came from a series of pre-opening training events at Piattino, located at 67 Union Place, where ...

For the Love of Dogs: Berkeley Heights Youth Raise Money for Home for Good Dog Rescue

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A group of girls packed up their red wagon and walked through their Berkeley Heights' neighborhood selling food, drinks and crafts [they made themselves] and donated the proceeds to Home for Good Dog Rescue.

Amanda Linde, Lauren Ryan, Emily Schmidt, and Colleen Sheehan sold their items starting at $0.25 each -- offering "value pricing" of ...

Governor Livingston Students, Teachers Gear Up for 2017 Senior Prom Fashion Show and Basket Raffle

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Everyone is welcome to attend the Governor Livingston Senior Prom Fashion Show on Friday, March 3. 

Students from the class of 2017, joined by members of the GL staff, will model today’s hottest prom dresses and tuxedos. Macy’s will showcase the latest trends in prom dresses, while Adam’s Fine Clothing and Macy’s will provide the latest ...

Take the Pledge to 'Spread the Word' at New Providence vs Gov. Livingston Boys Basketball Game on Tuesday, Feb. 21

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In its third year, New Providence High School students from the Character Education program have coordinated an effort to bring awareness to the national campaign 'Spread the Word to End the Word' across all New Providence schools with the hope to reach entire community.

Student leaders Katie Kinum, Brielle Carleen and Hannah Caminiti, along with committee ...

Moms Helping Moms Third Annual Snow Ball Celebrates Foundation's Efforts, Impact

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Moms Helping Moms Foundation held its Third Annual 'Snow Ball' Gala at the Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains on January 28, an event which the Foundation's officials said was equal part fundraiser and celebration.

“Our goal was to put together not just another fundraiser but rather a fun-filled celebration of all we have achieved to ...

Urban Legends Exposed: City-Dwelling Peregrine Falcons Offer a “Rare Wildlife Reality Show” in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Thanks to a new partnership between the Union County Freeholder Board and the nonprofit Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey, students, scientists and other wildlife enthusiasts all over the world will have more opportunities to study a pair of rare peregrine falcons that have made their nest on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse Tower, ...

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Commemorates 12th Anniversary, Invites Volunteers to Feb. 18 Packing Event

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey will commemorate its 12th anniversary at the VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on Feb. 18, 2017 and invites all volunteers to help assemble care packages for shipment overseas to deployed US troops around the world.

The volunteer organization, based in Hillsborough and Somerville, expects to pack 1,200 or more care packages.

The ...

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Family Promise Launches 'Pets with a Promise'

February 26, 2017

Summit-based Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit helping families experiencing homelessness, is proud to announce the launch of Pets with a Promise, which provides direct funding for Family Promise Affiliates nationwide for a variety of services, allowing families to keep their pets while working towards independence in the program.  

The program launched with the ...