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Weenies Owner Asks Community to Help Him Help Local Orphanage

December 12, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ -- The holidays are very special for restaurateur Mike Dey, owner of Weenies in Denville and Fatty's in Morristown. He believes that the holidays are a time when you should focus on family and be generous to those around you.

Dey, who proudly states that he comes from a very good family, is looking to help those who aren't as fortunate as he is. He took to ...

Operation Toy Train Comes to Morris County, Dec. 8-9

WHARTON, NJ – Operation Toy Train will make stops in Morris County for the third consecutive year on Dec. 8 and 9.

Operation Toy Train is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that operates a special annual collection train for the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation in northern New Jersey and southern New York. It runs annually during the first two weekends of December.

Center for Non-Profits Set to Host Annual 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 Pancreatic ...

"Kind Hearted' Roxbury Patrolman Buys Bikes for Pedaling Commuter

ROXBURY, NJ – Struck by the determination of a man who rides a bicycle to work each day on Route 46 in all types of weather, a Roxbury policeman has so far purchased the fellow two replacement bikes.

The generosity of the officer, Roxbury Police Patrolman Silvio Valdes, was heralded today by the police department on social media. Noting Valdes is retiring soon after 25 years on the job, ...

Denville Annual Toy Drive Is Underway

DENVILLE, NJ – Denville has begun collecting new, unwrapped toys for the 86 children, ages 0-13 years, registered with Denville Social Services. Drop-off points in Denville through Friday, Dec. 14, include: True Value Hardware, Flowers by Candle Lite, Denville Vacuum and Appliance, Highlands State Bank on Broadway, Diamond Spring Dental Associates, Denville Hardware, Provident Bank, Pure ...

Thrift Barns of Morris County Makes Generous Donation to Township of Denville and Others

DENVILLE, NJ – Thrift Barns of Morris County donated $64,600 from a total of $185,850 to three service departments of the Township of Denville. The Denville Police Department received $8,600 to purchase tactical vests for its officers. The Denville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad received $6,000 for gas monitors. Denville Social Services received $50,000 to purchase items for its ...

Denville Resident Helps to Keep Banks of Rockaway River Clean

ROCKAWAY, NJ – Notre Dame has its “Four Horsemen” … the Yankees have their “Core Four” … today’s Beatles fans have their “The Fab Four” tribute band. No T-shirts have been made yet, but Potbelly’s Riverside Café owner Rob Grow has his own “Fab Four” these days -- the four volunteers who ignored the wind ...

Jets Player, Quincy Enunwa To Host Toy Drive At The Meadowlands on Dec. 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — NY Jets wide receiver, Quincy Enunwa, will host a U.S. Marine Toys For Tots Holiday Toy Drive on Monday, Dec. 3 at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. 

Enunwa will meet and greet guests who bring a new unwrapped toy to donate. FOX5 Sportscaster Tina Cervasio will emcee and race horse owner Larry Roman will sponsor toys. 

Toys for Tots and Quincy ...

Blood Shortage - Donate in 5 Morris County Locations

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Currently there is a severe blood shortage, said the American Red Cross. The organization is seeking blood and platelet donors to avoid delays in medical care for patients. 

During September and October, the Red Cross collected more than 21,000 fewer blood and platelet donations than what hospitals needed. Blood donors of all blood types, especially ...

Denville Thanksgiving Food Drive Ends Fri. Nov. 16

DENVILLE, NJ – The annual Denville food drive is underway and concludes Friday, Nov. 16. Donations are needed to help local families in need. Requested items include the traditional Thanksgiving fixings like frozen turkeys and hams, turkey gravy, stuffing mix, canned yams and sweet potatoes, root vegetables (onions, potatoes, carrots), beans (canned or dried), canned fruit, flour, sugar, ...

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