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Hugs for Brady Receives Gift of Research at Annual Winter Gala In Somerset

March 8, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ – The Hugs for Brady Foundation may have thrown quite the party at The Palace at Somerset Park Saturday night, but the South Brunswick-based pediatric cancer charity wound up receiving an equally impressive gift at its seventh annual Winter Gala.

Chairman of the Somerset Patriots and owner of the Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Dealerships, Steven Kalafer, made a ...

After 2 Years on the Road, A Dog Comes Home

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — If your dog were lost for two years, would you expect him to return?

Probably not. But that’s exactly what happened this week in New Brunswick.

Two years ago, the Branco family of Edison lost their chocolate Yorkshire terrier named Bruno, who ran away from home. The pup was a gift from Mara Branco’s later husband, Sergio, who died in September 2014 ...

NJ Firemen Show Off Cooking Talents as they Compete at Cooked and Uncorked Event

EDISON, NJ - Twenty New Jersey fire departments showed up ready to compete and show off their cooking talents with the hopes of bringing home the first place trophy in the annual Cooked and Uncorked Food and Wine Festival at the Pines Manor in Edison, NJ on Monday evening. 

Attendees got to sample culinary offerings from 20 fire departments and more than 30 of the area’s finest ...

Clark Family Meets Super Bowl Champ While Taking the 'Plunge' for Special Olympics

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ – The Polar Bear Plunge normally conjures up visions of hearty souls running across a snow-covered beach to bravely (crazily?) jump into frigid waters all for a good cause.  Unseasonably warm temperatures made Saturday’s Polar Bear Plunge seem more like, well, a day at the beach. But it was all still for a good cause.

Clark’s own Daniel and Ryan ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Students Raise Over $2,000 for Hoops for Heart Charity

EDISON, NJ - Lower School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison raised $2,221 for the Hoops for Heart charity, which increases awareness and funding for victims of heart disease and stroke. The fund raising leaders from grades 1-4 are pictured with Dawn Francavilla of Somerset, Director of Student Life, and Club Interact member Rohan Arvindh of Edison.

From left: Noah Evans of ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Middle School Families Provide Community Service

EDISON, NJ - Middle School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison continued their community service program by volunteering at The Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside on Feb. 11. Students and their families stocked shelves, organized supplies and prepared food packages at the warehouse.

The mission of the CFBNJ is to "fill the emptiness caused by hunger with food, ...

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Fundraiser to Help Middlesex County Children in Foster Care

March 15, 2017

To help give more Middlesex County foster children a caring adult to look out for their best interests, CASA of Middlesex County will host its annual brunch on May 7 at Steakhouse 85, New Brunswick.

The event will feature a brunch, champagne toasts, a silent auction and the chance to mingle with friends and community leaders, according to Stephanie Brown, director, CASA of Middlesex ...