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Vets4Warriors Gives Struggling Veterans a Lifeline

February 18, 2018

Fatima Aguilar’s first day on the job at Vets4Warriors was anything but normal. A military veteran who’s currently enlisted as a Second Lieutenant with the New Jersey National Guard, she found herself in a potential suicide crisis situation as soon as she hit the phones.

“I started around three and a half years ago on the overnight shift, and my very first call was a US ...

"Cherish the Ladies": Get Your Irish on to Help Vets with PTSD

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's Veterans Post #133 joins Old Bridge's Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh in sponsorship of a festive gathering featuring Cherish the Ladies, an internationally-renowned Irish musical group, on Sunday, February 25 at the Joyce Kilmer American Legion Post #25 in Milltown.  The event is part of an ongoing fundraising effort on the part of ...

Show Some Love to US Troops Overseas: Help Assemble Care Packages Feb. 10

MANVILLE, NJ - Volunteers are invited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey staff to commemorate its13th anniversary Feb. 10 and help assemble personal care packages for shipment to U.S. troops in the Mideast and around the world.

The packing event will be at the Walter Kavanaugh VFW Post #2290, 600 Washington Ave., Manville, with registration at 10:30 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies.

BSA Troop 223 Invites You to Breakfast on Sunday

MILLTOWN, NJ-  Help Boy Scouts Troop #223 celebrate their 50th Anniversary in East Brunswick by flapping a flapjack or panning a pancake this Sunday morning.

On Sunday, February 4, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m., Applebees Restaurant, 324 Ryders Lane, Milltown will host the Boy Scouts of East Brunswick Troop 223 in a Flapjack Fundraiser to benefit upcoming Troop ...

New Brunswick Community Chips in for Lifetime Resident, Activist with Many Hats

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A longtime local resident and community activist, Brian Gardner​,​ has worn many hats as he’s found ways to be involved with the city.

Soon after graduating high school, he found a job as a maintenance worker at the New Brunswick Free Public library, where he worked his way up to children’s services, where he mentored hundreds of youth.

And then five ...

Point-in-Time Event at Elijah's Promise Helps Area Homeless`

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dozens of homeless gathered at Elijah’s Promise, the city’s prominent soup kitchen, for the Point-In-Time Survey, a nationwide census on America’s homeless.

All 21 counties across New Jersey are taking part on Jan. 24 to administer the survey. Elijah’s Promise was one of three agencies coordinating the roll-out of the survey in Middlesex County, the ...

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Friends Book Sale at Library Feb. 17 & 18

February 14, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - It’s a bibliophile’s dream! Thousands of new and nearly new books and media items will be on sale at the Love Them & Read Them Book Sale by the Friends of the Library at the South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Jct. on Feb. 17 and 18.

There will be a donation drive during operating hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 10, 11 ...