Giving Back

October 11, 2018

Steve Healey to help expand global reach and impact of organization dedicated to finding a cure for cancer. NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Brooke Healey Foundation President Steve Healey was recently chosen by the DIPG Collaborative as its Membership & Research Ambassador. As the Ambassador, Healey ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco is celebrating 50 years and is giving back by donating $500 to a nonprofit or charity based on the desire of its customers, friends and interested parties. Valairco will be donating to four different charities or nonprofits approximately every three months during their ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Grand Opening celebration of Arbor Terrace Mountainside not only met expectations, it exceeded most people's. It drew hundreds of people – including Mayor Paul Mirabelli, members of the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, Arbor Terrace “home office” executives, and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Peppertown Park Renewal Committee threw the second annual Bocce Tournament & Festival on Saturday. By any measure it was a hit. Committee member Midge Vicendese said the hope was residents would come not just to play Bocce, but to watch it, have something to eat ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Saturday, Sept. 29, the gravel parking lot outside American Legion Post 433 transformed into a camping ground for New Providence residents’ old tables and dressers, mismatched chairs, and sporting equipment their children had grown out of. Inside the post building, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Hundreds of community members gathered on Sunday, Sept. 30, to participate in the Berkeley Heights Education Foundation's Fall Festival and Color Run.  The trustees and committee members began working on the event in the summer -- it was the first ever such event for the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Three 'Healthy Kids Nights' -- each designed to provide food insecure families in Summit with healthy food and their children with healthy play -- were hosted during August at Mabie Playground by The Summit Area YMCA, The Connection, G.R.A.C.E.'s Refrigerator, The Summit Area Public ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A late New Jersey industrialist and his wife who both lived to 100 have been recognized for their quiet community contributions. Town officials on Tuesday named a small island at the entrance to Watchung Fork after Patricia and Grover Connell, president of the Connell Co., a ...

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The second annual Bocce Tournament and Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Peppertown Park on October 6, where Berkeley Heights newest Bocce Champions will be crowned. In the spirit of the Italian Heritage of Peppertown Park, come join us for a day of Bocce, Italian food, fun and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Justin Phillips of Springfield was first to cross the finish line of the Berkeley Heights Charity 5K and Family Fun Run last Sunday in 19:20.80.  James Doucette of Chatham placed second in 19:21.87 and 13 year old Jackson Levin of Summit placed third in 20:06.82. Click here ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Pulling off the Open House to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad would not have been possible without the crew of “auxiliary soldiers,” said Howie Meyer, the chairperson of the event.  The soldiers, all from the Berkeley Heights ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life. That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – On Saturday, Sept. 15, Moms Helping Moms Foundation held a fun, kid-friendly Stuff-the-Truck diaper drive at the New Providence Community Pool in honor of Diaper Need Awareness Week. The event, sponsored by North Plainfield Nissan, was a huge success with community members ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Cool  weather, bright blue skies with the sun peeking out from the clouds provided the perfect day for the Suburban Chamber of Commerce's annual Slam Dunk the Junk event on Saturday, Sept. 22. Hundreds of folks from around town gathered outside the library in the parking ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Dr. Todd Tyminski, President of Peak Medical, recently presented a check for their sponsorship of $2,000 to Berkeley Heights Winter Walk co-chairs Cheri Pertesis, of Anything Floral and Bobbie Peer, of TAPinto Berkeley Heights. For the third year, Peak Medical will host ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the 13th Annual Berkeley Heights Good Scout Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling.  This year’s honorees are Bud & ...

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GILLETTE, NJ - Mums are a fall tradition, and the Overlook Auxiliary will be the beneficiary of the seasonal blooms via a plant sale at Lombardo Farms September 21-23. Lombardo will donate a portion of proceeds from Mum sales each day to Overlook Auxiliary, a volunteer organization ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham kids and their families have contributed more than $45,000 to rare cancer research through funds raised with the Sunshine Striders 1-Mile Fun Run and Chathamites are set to run again on Saturday, Sept. 29, when the fourth annual event is held. The event is free, with a ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  The 22st Berkeley Heights 5k Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk is set for Sunday September 16th at Memorial Field. The Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk is committed to the community and giving back to local charities and organizations like the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the 13th Annual Berkeley Heights Good Scout Award Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling 6:30 p.m.  This year’s honorees are Bud ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Moms Helping Moms organization is spearheading a Stuff-the-Truck Diaper Drive on Saturday, Sep. 15 from 11 am to 2 pm at the New Providence Community Pool parking lot. In order to recognize this event Mayor Al Morgan read a proclamation at the Tuesday, Sep. 11 council meeting ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- County residents are invited to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Newark Bait and Fly Casting Club are co-sponsoring ...

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The Berkeley Heights Fire Department (BHFD) held their 7th Annual, All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner, on Saturday, September 8 at their headquarters on Hamilton Avenue.  The event hosted approximately 250 supporters, according to BHFD associates, that included members of the Berkeley Heights and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Plans are well underway for the 22nd Anniversary Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk set for Sunday, September 16 at Memorial Field.  The race takes you through the USATF-NJ sanctioned course through the neighborhoods of Berkeley Heights. Register by ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Church of the Little Flower's Golf Outing is set for Monday, September 10, 2018 at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg, NJ. Click here to download brochure to register and learn about sponsorship opportunities. The outing includes a lunch, shotgun start, cocktail ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Nick Sauter has been a pillar of the community for countless years and has touched the lives of so many as a former vice principal, athletic director, teacher, football and track coach at Passaic Valley High School. As an active member of St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Little ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Some Union County chapters of Girls on the Run (GOTR), an afterschool program designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences, are currently seeking volunteer coaches to help their young participants ...

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  MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, headquartered in Mountainside, received a grant of $25,000 from the Merck Foundation recently. “We are so grateful to The Merck Foundation for their generous grant of $25,000 for the expansion of our bereavement support programs at ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Prestige Diner recently launched their "Reading Rewards" program that rewards kids with a free kids meal at the diner when they pick a book from the special library at the diner to read while they're waiting for the meal. This was a partnership with the New Providence Memorial ...

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