Giving Back

November 14, 2018

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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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   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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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MORRISTOWN, N.J. -  Just Jersey opened a second retail location in Montclair on Saturday.   The store is located at 179 Glenridge Avenue.  “Our store celebrates the best of New Jersey, through a carefully curated collection of products sourced by over 260 New Jersey–based makers”, said Co-Owner ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham kids and their families have contributed more than $45,000 to rare cancer research through funds raised with the Sunshine Striders 1-Mile Fun Run and Chathamites are set to run again on Saturday, Sept. 29, when the fourth annual event is held. The event is free, with a ...

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Late in August, a meeting was requested  by Thomas Ace Gallagher, to gather law enforcement, community leaders, educators, and public officials, to discuss content for the soon to be launched Morris Area Coalition For Education And Positive Choices on-line home. Gallagher did not expect what ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The New York Jets, STOMP Out Bullying and Municipal Credit Union announced today that seventh grader Alex M. of Millburn Middle School in Millburn, NJ, has been named this week's Jets Upstander of the Week. Returning for 2018, the New York Jets will continue their ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, N.J.- Lidgerwood Park was the setting for a record setting 29 volunteers getting Narcan certified along with support from Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Senator Tony Bucco and Morris County Freeholder Doug Cabana. Ricky's Compass is changing the way mental illness is dealt with ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ – Residents of Morris and Essex counties will have an opportunity to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease by participating in upcoming Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in Succasunna and West Orange on Sept. 9 and Sept. 29, respectively. “Every step ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient who is in renal failure and on dialysis three times a week is currently seeking a living kidney donor. Nick Sauter is a Little Falls resident who played football for Rutgers University from 1973 to 1977 and is a parishioner of the St.

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After being missing for four days following a multi-vehicle crash on Thursday near Okner Parkway on Route 10, a Livingston family’s beloved dog Roxie finally appeared on National Dog Day Sunday morning and is healthy despite some minor bumps and bruises. Nicole and Marco ...

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MADISON, NJ - The 35th Annual Benefit for Covenant House, hosted by the Morris Area Auxiliary, will be held on Saturday, September 29 from 7p.m. to -11p.m. at The Noe Pond Club in Chatham, NJ. The catered benefit will include festive cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and a silent auction.  The ...

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Vernon, NJ., – The National Winter Activity Center (NWAC) or “The Center” will host its annual fundraising Golf Outing on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at the Bowling Green Golf Club (53 School House Road, Oak Ridge, NJ 07438). All proceeds will benefit The Center’s Elev8 program which ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — This fall, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) will launch five Walk To End Alzheimer’s events throughout the Garden State. Thousands of New Jerseyans will join in this venture who walk in memory of their mothers, fathers, grandparents, and loved ...

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Lucy's Gift is offering a free gift with all purchases of $30 or more! Come in and choose between a ladies snake luggage tag or a men's card holder with RFID Blocking Lucy's Gift is located at 187 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park NJ   About Lucy’s Gift Founded in 2015, Lucy’s Gift ...

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