Giving Back

March 27, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Here's today's message from the township.  Each resident is encouraged to take the challenge and tell why #istayhomeforeastbrunswick: Help us stop the spread of the virus by going VIRAL! We've accepted Borough of Sayreville's challenge and raised the bar!  Watch the video ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Frank Uveges has seen a lot in his life, from the front lines of World War II to a career in union construction, to big changes in his hometown of Hamilton Township. With his 100th birthday coming, he planned on celebrating with friends and family. Then, the spread of the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department and Saker Shop-Rite of East Brunswick have combined efforts with the "Blue Delivery Program," created to assist older adults 65+ and families with special needs in our East Brunswick community. Between the hours of 10 and 4 on Monday or ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - This afternoon Liwu Hong, a leader in East Brunswick's Chinese Community and a member of the East Brunswick Board of Education, arrived at EB's Municipal Building with a large donation of PPEs (personal protection equipment) for medical professionals and first responders.  Hong ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks is supporting the Aldersgate Outreach Community Center in a food drive this week.  East Brunswick's local food pantry is running low on supplies of non-perishable items and needs some items replenished.  Those in need could ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Sharing this message from South Brunswick Social Services regarding yesterday's food drive: "The outpouring of support from the South Brunswick Community is truly amazing! In conjunction with SBOEM (South Brunswick Office of Emergency Management) we collected food today for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Senior citizens are considered the most vulnerable during the coronavirus outbreak, especially since many are dealing with preexisting health issues. Area seniors have been told to stay at home, leaving many without contact with friends, family and the community. With local ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Alice's CUP Food Pantry serves any Middlesex County resident in need. Like everyone else in the borough and neighboring communities, the food pantry is feeling the impact of the coronavirus crisis. Alice's CUP is closed this week in order to make allowances for social distancing ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Aldersgate Outreach Community Center's thrift shop and clothing area will be closed until further notice as a safeguard to the volunteers who work to support these programs.  No donations of household goods or clothing will be accepted until the shop reopens. However, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A long-time community supporter, especially here in East Brunswick, the Stop & Shop grocery store has organized it schedule to provide for support of older Americans during the time in which we are all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic: "In order to allow more time for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Fast Break Buddy Ball will hit the boards at Churchill Junior High on Saturday morning, March 7, with doors opening at 1:00 and festivities beginning at 1:55 with the high level of enthusiasm East Brunswick has come to expect from one of the township's most popular and ...

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East Brunswick – The 37th Annual Norma & Ralph Lamo Daisy Breakfast will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Hilton East Brunswick Hotel on Rt. 18, East Brunswick. Bring your family, friends and neighbors to enjoy “the best breakfast buffet in town” featuring ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It’s intermission at a recent show at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center and a young woman approaches the concession stand on a mission to sate her sweet tooth. She’s greeted by such delights as gourmet chocolates and golden popcorn. With little hesitation, she opts for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Audrey G. Cohen, of Morris Plains, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.  She was 83. Born in Paterson, she lived in Parsippany most of her life, before moving to Morris Plains three years ago. She worked for ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ  – Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), the state’s largest anti-hunger organization, is proud to announce it has been selected as the recipient of a grant from the Stop & Shop Family Foundation to support its College Campus Pantry Program. The grant, which will be used to ...

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PISCATAWAY - Although the Rutgers men's basketball team was struggling on the court Wednesday night in its ultimate loss to the University of Michigan, the big winner appeared to be in the hallway of the RAC, where Popcorn for The People received a visit from Gov. Phil Murphy and his entourage at ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The great rural area that later developed into a commercial zone near Main Street in the oldest part of the township was an area of transition, movement, and change in the first years of New Brunswick.  Visible from the high point at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, the buildings that ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jacob Iacullo, 15 year old resident of East Brunswick, has been selected for the 2019 Monmouth Council Eagle Service Project of the Year Award. This award recognizes select Eagle Scout candidates for Eagle Scout service projects that are original and have a long-lasting ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - If you are looking for a way to become active in your community by helping people in their time of need, please consider contacting the East Brunswick Police Department to inquire about becoming a member of a Domestic Violence Response Team. Domestic Violence Response Teams ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A local business needs your help.  Wednesday, a car crashed through the front window of Pinot's Pallette, a popular local "paint and sip" business in the Stop and Shop Mall off Route 18 South.  Nobody was injured - as no employees were present and the driver was unscathed - but ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Tune in to the Food Network channel Monday night. Feb. 10th at 8 p.m. and you'll see Olivia Altidor, an eighth-grader at Hillsborough Middle School, in front of the camera with other Girl Scouts as bakers whip up desserts made with Girl Scout cookies. You'll see her working ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - My name is Darren M. Pfeil, the Chairman of Mayor Cohen’s Charity Fund, a NJ Nonprofit Corporation (“MCCF”). MCCF is a recognized 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving the community and individuals of East Brunswick. MCCF is now accepting applications from community ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Registration is open for the Judd School 5K Color Run on Saturday, April 4 at North Brunswick Community Park. This popular race is a fundraiser for the North Brunswick's Judd Elementary School's fourth grade class and typically brings out a lot of Milltown and Spotswood ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Large windows with the sunlight tumbling through, a pair of cartoonish giraffes, miniature flags of various nations and a warm feeling fill this room inside the Harmony Family Success Center on Livingston Avenue. Inside these walls on the third Wednesday of each month, the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -Jeff Winston is taking the job of maintaining the Jersey Shore coastline into his own hands.  The Chair of the East Brunswick Arts Commission, Board of Education member, and EB Gentleman Farmer will accept trees dropped off at his house at 44 Fresh Ponds Road, East Brunswick ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The indoor/outdoor Apex Sports & Events facility on Mountainview Road will host Apex Kicks Cancer: a regional soccer tournament scheduled for March 28th and 29th. The multi-day tournament will raise funds for the American Cancer Society (ACS) and Red Card Cancer, a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - For some residents, the best Christmas gift they got this year was a hot meal at Elijah's Promise. The best gift the community kitchen got came from longtime volunteer-turned-Santa Claus. When the refrigerator recently began to malfunction - the gaskets on the door were ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough residents now have the opportunity to pick up a great new read at three different locations around town courtesy of Jonathan Wasserman's Eagle Scout service project. Wasserman completed his Eagle Scout service project in conjunction with the Spotswood Public Library in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick had plenty to be proud of this Monday when local trucking company JB Hunt of Edgeboro Road extended its reach and care to the Wreaths Across America Program. In a "Key Exchange" event between teams of truck drivers, almost 200 local residents, veterans, students, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department has issued a cautionary report about donations going to support the family of Detective Joseph Seals who was killed in the line of duty yesterday in Jersey City.  Many of these are fraudulent sites, and the EBPD has urged that donors be ...

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