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Essex County Child in Desperate Need of Bone Marrow Donor

April 23, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Veronica DePauli, a 7-year-old West Orange resident, is suffering from the blood cancer osteopetrosis, and the only way to overcome her illness is through a bone marrow transplant procedure. Community Blood Services, Be The Match® national registry, is spearheading a search to help Veronica find a match.

Veronica faces the common challenge of identifying a ...

Go Red for Women Luncheon Inspires Heart Health in Northern New Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of women attended April’s ninth annual Northern New Jersey Go Red luncheon at ...

'Send an Amp To Camp' Fundraiser Saturday at the Old Canal Inn

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - This Saturday, the Old Canal Inn on the Bloomfield/Nutley border will host a very special fundraiser to raise money to help send a youth amputee to the Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp. Kids ages 10-17 who have lost arms and/or legs or who were born with limb differences can have a traditional camp experience. 

The camp offers ...

Dine in Bloomfield Center for a Good Cause!

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Center Alliance (BCA) is giving people another reason to come and experience downtown Bloomfield.  Its new Bloomfield Center Gives Back initiative combines the BCA's objective of supporting local businesses with helping nonprofit organizations serving the town.  On specific dates between mid-April and end of May, people can dine in one of several ...

Essex County Announces Partnership with Nine Local Charitable Organizations

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Essex County will participating in nine special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the Arthritis Foundation, the Saint Barnabas Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Put Together Uplifting Public Service Announcement to Raise Money for Families

PARKLAND, FLA. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students have put together a fund-raising public service announcement to raise funds for the victims' families.

Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine said, "The Parkland community steps up," Michael Udine, Broward County Commissioner, said. "You can join via online auction for trips, dinners, etc., to bolster the ...

Former Bloomfield Judge, Councilman to be Honored by Bloomfield Educational Foundation

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – A West Caldwell resident is being honored by the Bloomfield Educational Foundation (BEF), a 501c-3 charity dedicated to enhancing the educational experiences for all students of the Bloomfield Public Schools, as Alumnus of the Year. Michael Casale, a Bloomfield High School Class of 1974 graduate and current West Caldwell resident, will be recognized at this ...

Former Morristown Trainer Starts Go Fund Me Page for Terminal Daughter

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A little over three weeks ago, Terrence Merrill, a former personal trainer at the My Training Gym in Morristown, received some devastating news about his five year old daughter, Leila.

In a video post, Merrill tearfully announced to his friends and colleagues that Leila was diagnosed with a terminal degenerative neurometabolic disorder.  In the post he says ...

"Eggs-actly" What They Need: Easter Bunny Delivers Socks for US Troops Overseas

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Easter Bunny emptied the jelly beans, chocolate and decorated eggs from his basket yesterday and replaced the traditional contents with pairs of socks destined for US military personnel overseas.

The Easter Bunny – aka Felix Ciattarelli – traveled from Raritan to Somerville Friday afternoon down Main Street, carrots in one hand, holding on to the cab of a ...

MSD Students Organize 'March For Our Lives Event on Saturday

PARKLAND, FL – Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student body, their parents and friends will “March For Our Lives” on Saturday.

The march will honor the 17 students and staff that died during the February 14 shooting at the high school, according to an event press release.

“We are marching to make it clear that we refuse to be silenced, we refuse ...

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20th Annual Nutley Chamber of Commerce 5K Fun Run May 6

April 24, 2018

The NCoC Annual 5K Fun Run is the Sunday May 6 at the Nutley Park Oval.

This race, with an estimated 300+ runners, needs your support. Promote your business through advertising, banners, plaques, race programs, t-shirts, giveaways or event table, depending on your level of sponsorship. A portion of the proceeds to benefits all Nutley Veterans Organizations. Race results available ...