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Halos For Angels Hosts Two Different Competitions This Scare Season

October 18, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, NJ—The local charity, Halos For Angels, who does a haunted house every year located at 186 Ridgedale Ave, to raise money for families in need who are dealing with tragedies in their lives, is offering two competitions this season.

The first competition, a “Bake-Off” will take place on Saturday, October 20 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the haunted house location. A ...

East Hanover Middle School Gives Back in a Big Way

EAST HANOVER, N.J.-The East Hanover Middle School Student Council recently gave back to the community in a unique and educational way. The student leaders are now required 10 hours of community service in order to partake in the Six Flags trip at the end of the year but that is not the only incentive that the students have to do good. This past Tuesday, October 9, the Student Council visited Grow ...

East Hanover Businessman Honored by Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey During Blindness Awareness Month

EAST HANOVER, N.J.-Howard Gogel’s dad returned from the Korean War in an iron lung and weighing just 88 pounds, having been stricken by polio. Despite his debilities, Philip Gogel started a car parts business from the back of the family station wagon. In 1962, he opened Gogel Tire, which became the foundation for a successful group of businesses in East Hanover.

“My father ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

Fright Factor Starts Season Off With a Scream

FLORHAM PARK, NJ—The annual event known as Fright Factor, sponsored by the charity Halos for Angels, kicked off its season on Friday, October 6.

In attendance at the ribbon cutting ceremony were Florham Park Police Officers Dan Braico, Karl Svenningsen, and Brian Sampson, who cut the ribbon.

Each year the scope and theme of the haunted house changes, just a little.  “You ...

Atlantic Health System and NY Jets Fight Pediatric Cancer as Part of the 'Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer' Campaign

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-Yesterday, Atlantic Health System and the New York Jets partnered again in the fight against pediatric cancer. As part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign, five children who are undergoing or have completed treatment at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital, served as honorary captains for ...

The Enchanted Florist at The Allegro School


 CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J.-If you are looking for a flower arrangement, holiday wreath, centerpiece or bouquet, look no further than The Enchanted Florist at Allegro School.  This unique flower shop provides quality floral arrangements at an economical price using only the freshest flowers! The flower shop is part of the myriad of programs offered by the Allegro School allowing ...

Roxbury Grads' 'Warrior Strong' Group: NJ Might Get Free Veteran Fitness Center

ROXBURY, NJ – Military veterans could have a free place to work out in Morris County thanks to a non-profit organization founded by a Roxbury High School graduate.

The organization, Warrior Strong, is considering a Morris Plains site for a fitness center where veterans could be members for no cost, said founder Tom Tice. Warrior Strong currently offers free fitness classes for veterans - ...

Still Time to Register for Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer's

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Local dignitaries, including West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Township Council President Susan McCartney and Congressman Leonard Lance, will speak to participants of this weekend’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at West Orange’ s South Mountain Recreation Complex prior to cutting the ceremonial ribbon to start the annual walk.

The Alzheimer’s ...

Chatham's Third Annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk Rings Up $60,000 for Suicide Prevention

CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life.

That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the Darkness" community walk held at Cougar Field on Saturday afternoon.

It is hard ...


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