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Emotional Meeting at NJ Sharing Network Bonds Donor Family and Organ Recipient

January 22, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Saturday's reunion wasn't an ordinary meeting -- it was an incredibly powerful reunion between a donor family and an organ recipient at the NJ Sharing Network in New Providence. You could feel the raw emotion of the Rodriguez family as they anxiously waited to meet Robert Fisher, who lives because of their brother's gift of life.

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Hanover Park Freshman Service Project Sends Comfort to Morris and Essex Counties

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- When it came time for a service project for the students in Hanover Park's Freshman Semiar classes, Mr. Ott and Mr. DiBona joined forces to make children in the hospital and in foster care smile. 

A two dollar donation from every student, the opportunity to share resources from the Family and Consumer Science Department and a little creativity came ...

More than 100 volunteers lend a hand at Bloomfield's Annual MLK Day of Service

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Over 100 volunteers took to the walls of Demarest Elementary School and Bloomfield Middle School to spread the messages of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a series of murals. 

The volunteers painted painted images and quotes in highly visible areas of Demarest elementary. Affirming statements by Dr. King were painted in the locker rooms in the ...

Bloomfield to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day of Service with Beautification Projects at Schools

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield began its annual six-week long, community-focused Season of Giving on December 4th with the Christmas Tree lighting outside Town Hall, and will continue the Season of Giving with the Martin Luther King Day of Service this Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at Demarest Elementary School. On that day, volunteers will participate in a service project to ...

Bloomfield Community Leaders Collect Items in Frigid Weather Outside of Brookdale Shoprite

Bloomfield, N.J. -Today, January 7, 2018, the Township of Bloomfield’s Martin Luther King Day of Service Committee held a baby item and food drive at Brookdale Shoprite which was organized by Councilwoman Dr. Wartyna Davis. This is the 4th year The MLK Day Of Service event has been held. Even in this blistering cold weather, volunteers gathered to support the local food ...

Essex County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated 13th Biennial Emerald & Ivory Debutante Cotillion

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Emerald and ivory lights illuminated the breathtaking grand ballroom of The Hanover Marriott in Whippany, New Jersey, as over 400 distinguished guests from near and far, arrived for the 13th Biennial Emerald & Ivory Debutante Cotillion, hosted by the Essex County (NJ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated.  The esteemed event is the culmination of the chapter’s ...

With Blood Supplies Low, Drives Will Be Held Across The State

NEW JERSEY -- With local hospitals and residents are in need of blood this winter, Community Blood Services, will hold 47 community blood drives throughout January, in seven New Jersey counties to address the shortage.

The process is quick and easy, and no advance registration is required. All donors will receive a free cholesterol screening, and in addition will be given access – ...

Successful Surgery Saves Kingsley's Leg Thanks to HFGDR

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Kingsley, the purebred English Springer Spaniel, is recuperating after surgery that saved his leg. He will be looking for his "forever home" in early 2018.

Kingsley's journey to New Jersey began when Home for Good Dog Rescue wanted to help save his leg. Kingsley was hit by a car that crushed his back leg and specialized surgery was necessary to ...

Bloomfield Police Department’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive Brings Smiles to Hundreds

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Thursday, the Bloomfield Police Department gathered in the Bloomfield Municipal Courtroom to continue its long standing annual holiday toy drive, where over 1,500 new toys were given to Bloomfield children and families. Bloomfield Police officers had been storing the donated gifts in the Youth Aid Division, and after Thursday’s municipal court session ended, 20 officers ...

Bloomfield Police Department Toy Giveaway Benefits Hundreds of Local Children

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- As the festive crowd gathered on the second floor of the Bloomfield Law Enforcement Building, you could feel the excitement in the air when the big man in a red suit came into view.  However, the real VIP of the night, the big man in a blue suit, was standing just a few feet away.  Although the Bloomfield Police Toy Drive has been going on for over 20 years, ...

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Special Needs Prom to be Sponsored by Tim Tebow Foundation

January 19, 2018

NEW JERSEY – Young adults ages 14 and older with special needs are invited to a very special prom night experience, courtesy of the Tim Tebow Foundation.

The foundation will be sponsoring its annual Night To Shine prom at locations across northern New Jersey on Feb. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Attendees can ride to the event in a limousine, they will be treated to hair and makeup treatments, ...