Nine Summit Agencies Among Those Receiving $50,000-Plus in Junior League Community Grants

March 20, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Nine Hilltop City-based community partners and agencies are part of a group of 15 e ntities that will receive more than $50,000 in grants from the Junior League of Summit.

The Junior League of Summit is a nonprofit, charitable and educational organization of women who are committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the communities ...

Summit Third Grader Jack Melchiorre Raises More Than $70,000 to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer

SUMMIT, NJ - Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School Third Grader Jack Melchiorre figured if his cousins could do it, so could he.

So, inspired by previous campaigns undertaken by his older relatives -- who “Braved the Shave” with the St Baldrick’s Foundation -- Melchiorre assumed the mantle and is raising funds in preparation --  anticipation? ...

Arbor Terrace Holds Special Easter Basket Donation Drive

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Arbor Terrace Mountainside is holding a special donation drive to help families utilizing the Union County and Morris County Domestic Violence Shelters to have a happier Easter.

Please drop off new stuffed animals, coloring books, pencils, candy, journals or other Easter basket items for kids ages 2 to 18 by March 28 to Arbor Terrace Welcome Center at ...

Five Berkeley Heights Scouters Recognized

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - At a recent gathering of Scouting volunteers from the Patriots' Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America, five Berkeley Heights Scouters were recognized for their efforts on behalf of the youth of this community. These five are the key leaders of Troop 68, one of the two Boy Scout troops sponsored by the Rotary Club of Berkeley Heights.

Committee member Mike ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Native Will Climb Mount Everest, Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Research

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- When Hailey Rachko, a 2015 graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, sets her sights on something she aims high.

Now a junior at Boston University, Hailey plans to climb to the base camp of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, shortly after taking her final exams in May. She and 26 other students from across the country will spend nine days climbing up ...

Bystanders Learn to "Stop the Bleed" at White Tiger Dojo; Makes $830 Donation to Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Darren DeMarco, owner of White Tiger Dojo in Berkeley Heights, offered a "Trauma Response: Stop the Bleed" program at his studio last month, free to the community. Donations were accepted and matched 25 percent by DeMarco. A check in the amount of $830 was presented to the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad after the ...

Record Crowd Attends Brooke Healey Foundation's Fourth Annual Casino Night: Reaching Global Goals for DIPG Research

SUMMIT, NJ - The Brooke Healey Foundation hosted its 4th annual Casino Night Fundraiser this past Saturday night at the Grand Summit Hotel to a jam-packed room.  Hundreds of guests were there to play Craps, Roulette and Blackjack, listen to Elefante’s Band and most importantly, to raise money for this important cause.  The Brooke Healey Foundation was created by ...

Proceeds From Home For Good Dog Rescue 'Taste of Italy' Fundraiser Help Find Forever Homes for Rescued Dogs

LONG HILL TWP., NJ – The busiest spot at Saturday night’s Home For Good Dog Rescue’s fundraiser was the kissing booth! Guests of all ages lined up to pay $1 to be kissed…by a puppy!

This was the ninth year of the “Taste of Italy” spaghetti and meatballs dinner and tricky tray fund-raiser and each year is a bit more fun and the baskets more numerous and ...

Seniors Send ‘Hearts of Hope’ Ornaments and Messages to Patients at Children’s Specialized Hospital


MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Senior residents of Mountainside enjoyed three activities on Wednesday, all in the same location. They celebrated the ribbon cutting for the Senior Lounge at the Municipal Building, then enjoyed a buffet lunch, followed by a craft session, all without leaving the Community Room.

Arbor Terrace Mountainside provided the buffet lunch, which offered seniors their ...

VWF Post 6259 Members Present Awards to Students For Patriotic Essays

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Two students at Columbia Middle School and two at Governor Livingston High School received their awards for having written winning patriotic essays in the nation-wide essay contest run by the VFW.

On Friday, Feb. 23, two Columbia Middle School students received plaques to commemorate their being named winners of the Patriot’s Pen patriotic essay from Frank ...

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Sat, March 24, 2:00 PM

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Sat, March 24, 2:00 PM

New Providence United Methodist Church, New Providence

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Sun, March 25, 8:00 AM

Scotch Hills Country Club, Scotch Plains

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Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary Pancake Breakfast on Sun, March 25

March 20, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Rotary Club will host its first Pancake Breakfast at the newly renovated Scotch Hills Country Club in Scotch Plains. 

The event will take place on Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and the price will be $10 per person. Pancakes, eggs, ham, turkey sausage, coffee, tea, and juice will be served. Additionally, ...