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Berkeley Heights 2017 Charity 5K Raises $17,000; Gearing Up for 2018 Race

July 12, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The 21st annual Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk generated $17,000, with nearly 450 runners and walkers took to the township streets on Sunday, September 17, 2017.

“Bright sunshine and crystal blue skies continued to bless us this year for our 21st annual Berkeley Heights 5K and we had another wonderful community ...

Gov. Livingston 2018 Graduate Nicholas Kwan Receives Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship for Outstanding Community Service

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston 2018 graduate Nicholas Kwan was the Berkeley Heights recipient of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 for his outstanding community service. Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic and the Vice Chairman of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce presented the scholarship to Kwan at an awards ceremony at Gov. Livingston ...

Bikers for Brooke Raises Awareness and Funds for DIPG and Pediatric Cancer; Foundation Tees Up for their Next Event

The Brooke Healey Foundation "Caring 'til it's cured."

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Brooke Healey's memory lives on through the Brooke Healey Foundation that raises funds and brings awareness to DIPG, the aggressive, inoperable brain turmor that took her life in 2013.  

The drizzle did not discourage the 56 riders from revving up their bikes ...

Jensen Butler Cycles Cross Country for Cancer Research

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - After graduating from Florida State University in May with a degree in Finance, Jensen Butler has embarked on a 4,200-mile solo cycling journey from Santa Monica, CA to Montauk, NY.

A 2014 graduate of Governor Livingston High School, Butler’s goal is to raise $10,000 for Cycle for Survival, a "national movement to beat rare cancers, where 100 ...

Kyle Engemann Receives Scouting's Highest Honor for Creating an Outdoor Living Space for Berkeley Heights Fire Department

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Boy Scout Troop 68 hosted an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at the Berkeley Heights Fire Department headquarters to honor Kyle Engemann, who received scouting’s highest honor. 

The Court of Honor ceremony not only recognized Engemann's accomplishment of obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout, the accomplishments and advancements of all scouts in ...

Successful Dog Adoptions at The Grove at Connell Park

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After The Connell Company employees had an hour orientation session, they were ready for their first Home for Good Dogs adoption event that was open to the public. The event was held at The Grove, nestled in the center of Connell Park in Berkeley Heights, last week.

Connell Park always has a lot of walkers during lunch hour and The Grove is a natural destination for ...

Grant From Summit Area Public Foundation Will Fill GRACE's Refrigerator

 

SUMMIT, NJ - The Junior League of Summit received a $15,000 grant from Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) to support its signature community outreach project, GRACE’s Refrigerator. These funds will be used to purchase fresh, healthy foods for families that would not otherwise be able to purchase for themselves. 

GRACE, which stands for Giving and Receiving Assistance for ...

Peter DeSarno Receives NJCPA Volunteer Award; Recognized for Work with NJ Sharing Network

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Peter DeSarno, of New Providence, was recently among recipients of a "NJCPA Volunteer Award" by the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants at their annual statewide convention in Atlantic city. 

A release by the NJCPA said, "Peter is the very definition of what 'giving back' is all about. -- Today, after a 20 ...

Duckies Race Down Passaic River to be First to Reach the Finish Line

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Hundreds were in attendance of the 15th annual Rubber Ducky Festival to see rubber ducks race down the Passaic River to a finish line, where they were collected by Boy Scouts waiting in canoes. The purchaser of the winning ducks won prizes, with proceeds benefiting the Boy Scouts and Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights.

"The whole idea came from ...

American Legion Post 433 Retires Unserviceable American Flags

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Thursday, June 14, members of American Legion Post 433 members held an official flag retirement ceremony — something the post has been doing since 1977. 

Members of Post 433, Mayor Al Morgan, Police Chief Anthony D. Buccelli, Jr, members of the New Providence Police Department, Boy Scouts and leaders from Berkeley Heights Troop 68, ...

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17 Years Running and the Pizza is still Hot!! The Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza is July 25, 2018

July 16, 2018

The 17th Annual Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza, now more often referred to as the ‘Pizza Run’ will be here in no time! Don’t forget to sign up for a night of running, pizza, prizes, and entertainment! The event will be held on July 25, 2018 with a start time of 7 pm. Register online at PracticeHard.com before our Monday July 23, 2018, at 11:59 pm deadline will be ...