Giving Back

January 17, 2019

  EAST HANOVER, N.J.-On Thursday, January 10th, the communities of East Hanover and Florham Park learned of an accident that occurred with one of their very own. Nick Dephillips, a 20-year-old former graduate of Hanover Park, and one of 6 kids in his family suffered an accident as he was working ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Hanover Park High School launched a brand new program this school year. The 18-21 transition program helps eligible students between the ages of 18-21 transition into adult life. The program is centered on Community Based Instruction with a focus on life goals, self advocacy, ...

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  EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Imagine That!!!, a children's museum in Florham Park, welcomed Mr. Conductor last month, a must see for all train enthusiasts. Mr. Conductor, Will has been an employee of Imagine That!!! for over 7 years. Mr. Conductor is an interactive 2-hour activity that allows ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – Clean water is typically a given in New Jersey. But in developing countries, such is often not the case, something Westfield Police Officer Tiffany Kenny is hoping to help change as she travels to El Salvador in February with the Garwood-based group of Liquid Church to help bring ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Santa made a surprise visit to the East Hanover Schools to kick of winter break. With the help of the East Hanover Fire Department, Special Ops Elf B, and East Hanover Superintendent, Natalee Bartlett, Santa traveled to the Middle, Central and Frank J.Smith schools. The students ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ ‚ Patients and staff at the RWJBarnabas Health family of hospitals, including Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston, were treated to a holiday-season visit by members of the New Jersey Devils National Hockey League (NHL) team. As RWJBarnabas Health is the official ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.-Last month, East Hanover resident Cheri L. Ambrose, who happens to be the Co-Founder of the global Male Breast Cancer Coalition, discovered that one of “her guys,” Bob Devito of Waterbury, CT had started a GoFundMe online to raise money for a new oil tank. His was leaking badly, ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J.-The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council honored six local women at their 18th Annual Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon.  Susan Head (Florham Park), Linda S. Habgood (Westfield; mother and son accepting award), Alexandra Picozzi (New Vernon), Nancy Washington (Manasquan), ...

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EAST HANOVER and HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Hanover Park High School Regional District  participated in a three-day program, hosted by the East Hanover and Hanover Township Police Departments, and held at Whippany Park last week and Hanover Park this week. The officers educated the student on ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Often the season of giving is flooded with shopping, preparing, shipping and stressing. It becomes easy to forget that there are many in need, especially uring the holidays. For two local college students who have lived in East Hanover their whole lives, Christmas morning was ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- The East Hanover PBA are collecting toys for their Annual Holiday Toy Drive. To support their efforts, donations of new, unwrapped toys and games can be dropped off at the Police Department, 2 Deforest Avenue. Donations will be collected until Sunday, December 16. All donations ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- East Hanover Middle School is collecting canned goods and boxed food for donations! Please consider dropping off your donations at the middle school or sending it in with students. Help supply hot meals to those who don't have them every day. Additionally, EHMS is ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Verrilli's is inviting the entire Morristown and surrounding communities to come to the bakery/deli on Tuesday, December 11, to help support a Morristown resident who recently received a bilateral lung transplant. She will likely stay in the hospital for months to recover, so the ...

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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 ...

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  EAST HANOVER, N.J.- This Sunday, December second,  East Hanover's annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be taking place. Hosted  by the East Hanover Knights of Columbus in conjunction with the Town of East Hanover, the Lighting will take place at 5:45 pm on Sunday, December 2nd! Along with the ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-Hanover Park Project Graduation is holding a Holiday Boutique on Saturday, December 1st.  The boutique will be held at the Florham Park Recreation Center, 111 Ridgedale Avenue, from 10 am - 3pm.  Vendors include Alfred's Sporting Goods, Chloe + Isabel, Color Street Nail Strips, ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month (NADAM), signed into proclamation by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, the Alzheimer’s Association aims to recognize the impact of caregiving and honor the more than 15 million Americans caring for someone with Alzheimer's ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.-This week, Hanover Parks Home Economics classes prepared for an annual tradition. In conjunction with Halos for Angels, a local charity,  the Home Ec. department use their resources to make Thanksgiving special for local families in need. No matter what the cause or the time ...

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East Hanover, N.J.– Novartis welcomed nearly 100 students with disabilities to the company’s East Hanover campus on Wednesday, October 10th for the annual Disability Mentoring Day. The “I CAN” theme was incorporated into onsite activities, designed to increase confidence and help ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area YMCA’s recipient of the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance 2018 Youth Volunteer of the Year award is Lauren Schiffman, a 15-year-old sophomore at Hanover Park High School. Growing up, the Madison Area YMCA was always a significant part of Lauren’s life. She was a ...

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 EAST HANOVER, N.J.- At 6 pm the church bells rang and the pews of St. Rose of Lima Church filled with Brother Knights, their wives and the wives of deceased brother knights. The East Hanover Knights of Columbus Council held their annual remembrance mass for those Brother Knights who have passed ...

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WEEK WILL CULMINATE WITH ANNUAL SALUTE TO SERVICE GAME ON VETERAN’S DAY THIS ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A benefit concert will take place Nov. 10 for Scott Miller, a local drummer and percussion instructor who became partially paralyzed in January after suffering a stroke during a performance. The 7:30 p.m. concert will happen at St. Mark’s Parish in Long Valley. Tickets will be $30 ...

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EAST HANOVER N.J.-When the idea of raising money came to the East Hanover Middle School Student Council’s minds, they knew it could be done. On October 26th, 2018, the East Hanover Middle School held their first Pink Out walk for Breast Cancer. The event, now scheduled to be an annual happening, is ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ—Brains for burgers, fingers for fries, and a dry-ice smoking soda were the top contender at this year’s first ever “Bake-Off” hosted by Halos for Angels during their Fright Factor season.  The prize was a check for $500, with contributing sponsors including PKF O’Connor Davis, ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J- Inspired by the legacy of his father's excellence in craft an unmovable faith, Michael Vinci founded 127 Project. Vinci states, " the bible says "to take care of widows an orphans. This is the foundation of the mission of 127 Project."  After his father's death in 2012, Vinci ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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