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*TONIGHT'S EVENT REMINDER* Bloomfield Cruisers Holiday Toy Drive Rolls into the Old Canal Inn Dec. 14

December 14, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Cruisers may be first, and foremost a car club, but the "Pubahs" are much more than that. The cars are an outward and visible expression of a group of people dedicated to building community and giving back. 

Over the course of the year, the cruisers do everything from restoring bikes for children, restore a historic vehicle at Oakeside, or ...

Bloomfield High History Department 'Flags for Heroes' Memorial Day 2019 Project

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield High School History Department will honor fallen heroes with 4,000 American flags on school grounds for Memorial Day. The department is reaching out to the community to make this honor possible.

Community members are encouraged to donate one dollar, to cost of a single flag, to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. 

To make a ...

New Jersey Devils To Team Up With Newark for Toy Giveaway

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Devils will take some time off the ice to partner with the city for a toy giveaway on Dec. 13.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and the hockey team will host the event from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the John F. Kennedy Recreation Center. Toys were donated by fans who attended two Devils games earlier this month at the Prudential Center.

“It is always ...

Hundreds Flock to Tice Family Toy Drive; Event Highlighted by Santa and Firetruck Visit

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The community came together in the spirit of giving as the Tice Family held their annual Toy Drive and Santa Meet and Greet on Sunday evening outside their home on Bolten Place in Bloomfield.
 
The Tice Family, Steve and Lorajean, along with children Kyle and Emily, have conducted the holiday tradition of dressing as Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and Santa’s elves ...

Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

NJ Sharing Network Holds Send Off Event for Liver Recipient as New Year's Rose Parade 'Donate Life' Float Honoree

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The NJ Sharing Network recently held a Rose Dedication Ceremony for Jim Rhatican of Berkeley Heights, a liver recipient, who has been selected as one of the honorees on the "Donate Life" float at the New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA.

"Since 2004, the Donate Life float has added an emotional and deeply meaningful dimension to America's ...

Hackensack Riverkeeper Partners With Brewery 'Alementary' For Clean Water

HACKENSACK, NJ - In a perfect example of “You can’t have one without the other” city-based microbrewery The Alementary spent much of this past November supporting Hackensack Riverkeeper’s mission to ensure clean, plentiful water for all – including the making of craft beer. During that time, a portion of the proceeds from every pint of Hackensack Lager sold ...

Bloomfield PBA Local 32 and High Definition Barber Shop Team Up to Fight Cancer

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- You may have noticed some members of the Bloomfield Police Department looking a little fuzzy over the month of November.  You may have also noticed that those same officers are now freshly shaved thanks to High Definition Barber Shop in Bloomfield.  

Shop owner Danny Batista teamed up with Bloomfield PBA Local 32 members to provide a shave for $20.00, in which ...

Parkland Student Nominated for Presidential Medal of Freedom

Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas 9th grader Peter Wang has been nominated posthumously by his classmates for America’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Wang was not only a member of the Junior ROTC, but was wearing his ROTC shirt on the day of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting last school year. Wang was seen by multiple classmates holding the door open for his ...

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

SOMERSET , NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

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Partners for Health Foundation Awards Community Impact Awards Announced

December 12, 2018

 

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Partners for Health Foundation awarded 10 Community Impact Awards, and grants totaling $100,000, to recognize nonprofit organizations and individuals making a significant difference in the health and well-being of local communities. The awardees were selected from 65 nominations that cited contributions in areas such as hunger, homelessness, ...