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September 26, 2022

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A charity stickball tournament is being conducted in loving memory of Laney Grace Stoeckel with all entry fees and any additional donations benefiting cardiac patients at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and their families. The first annual Laney Bug Stickball ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Impact Church Worldwide (ICWW), located at 1253 New Market Avenue in South Plainfield, has scheduled the one-year anniversary of The Big Giveaway for Saturday, Sept. 24.  During The Big Giveaway, the doors of ICWW's fully stocked 6,000 sq. foot outreach center will be ...

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PERTH AMBOY – The non-profit Borinqueneers Park Education Alliance is lauding the Sept. 15 signing of a joint resolution that designates “Borinqueneers Day” on April 13 in New Jersey. According to the joint resolution in the state Legislature, “Borinqueneer” refers to members of the 65th ...

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EDISON, NJ – Special needs adults from Edison and the surrounding communities will soon have the opportunity to take part in service projects and help others, including children, in need. The Aktion Club, a branch of the Kiwanis Club of Edison, is a new service club specifically for adults ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Senator Patrick Diegnan will have the privilege of serving as honorary chairperson for Feeding Middlesex County’s Hunger Heroes Awards. The fundraising event, which will be held Sept. 22 at The Pines Manor in Edison, honors some of the volunteers and businesses that have ...

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EDISON, NJ - An hour-long remembrance ceremony honoring the township’s victims of 9/11 and all who perished in the terrorist attacks was held at the Edison Municipal Complex Sunday morning. The 9/11 terrorist attacks, which took place on this day 21 years ago, claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - As the Saint Joseph High School of Metuchen ice hockey team’s head coach, Ryan Carter has forever instilled in his players the importance of giving back to the community. The Falcons have conducted a fundraiser for a different beneficiary each year since Carter took over the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Thursday, August 25, a ceremony was held dedicating a new bench, installed as part of a recently renovated garden at Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) University Hospital Rahway. Resident John Samsel, of Samsel & Associates Realty, provided the bench and was on hand for the ...

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EDISON, NJ – Special needs adults from Edison and the surrounding communities will soon have the opportunity to take part in service projects and help others, including children, in need. The Aktion Club, a branch of the Kiwanis Club of Edison, is a new service club specifically for adults ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Volunteers are needed Saturday, Aug. 27 to help pack boxes with food and personal care items that will be shipped to members of the US military around the world. The Somerset Patriots are hosting the event, sponsored by Operation Shoebox New Jersey, at TD Bank Ballpark ...

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EDISON, NJ - Prior to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the township’s first community garden, Edison Mayor Sam Joshi astutely noted the three dozen planting beds for fruits and vegetables will nourish so much more than hungry residents. “In a world that at times feels disconnected, it’s spaces like ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway Infusion Center nurse Marisol Mateo was awarded the prestigious DAISY Award for her attentive, family-focused care.  The Colonia resident, who was nominated by the wife of a patient, was praised for her careful explanations, her gentle ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Imagine going out in the world, but you're judged by others before you can even speak a word. You always feel misunderstood, left behind, and something of an outcast.This has been the experience for Brian Colletto and others who have disabilities. Growing up in Edison, his ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - Saint Joseph High School in Metuchen, which has been a steadfast supporter of The Marisa Tufaro Foundation since its inception, will host the nonprofit’s Tournament of Roses Parade Charity Walk and Food Drive on July 18. The event will take place three days before the Bellamy and ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - The Marisa Tufaro Foundation is conducting a Tournament of Roses Parade Charity Walk and Food Drive July 18 at Saint Joseph High School in Metuchen.   The parade will take place three days before the Bellamy and Sons Paving Marisa Rose Bowl, a charity all-star football game ...

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RAHWAY, NJ – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway now has a garden honoring Everett Duchin of Colonia, a beloved hospital patient. “When we first discussed it, it was going to be a bench and tree,” joked Everett’s brother Eric of South Plainfield. Everett’s immediate family, together ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Volunteers from PSE&G honored veterans with an American tradition at the South Plainfield Senior Center on May 20. Burgers and hot dogs on the grill with potato and macaroni salads and apple pie for dessert, were served to seniors, who danced the afternoon away to the Golden ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Recognizing the need to address staff fatigue, anxiety and stress after caring for hundreds of patients during four waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has dedicated a special respite and rejuvenation room to support its Nursing Team ...

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EDISON, NJ - Family and friends of Steve Stutski gathered on a cloudy Saturday afternoon at Roosevelt Park in remembrance of his life and enshrined the name “Steve Stutski” on a park bench near the basketball courts. The same courts that are now named “The Steve Stutski Courts,” a tribute to ...

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EDISON, NJ – Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in the 2022 Marion & Norman Tanzman Foundation and Partlow Insurance Agency Lakeview 5K. All proceeds from the event, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 4 in and around Edison's Roosevelt Park, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Members of the Rotary Club of Hillsborough and Operation Shoebox New Jersey staff were joined by volunteers Saturday to assemble care packages containing personal care items, toiletries, snacks and food items at the Hillsborough YMCA. The packages will be shipped to members of ...

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EDISON, NJ - Dozens of high school golfers will join The Marisa Tufaro Foundation in taking a swing at alleviating food insecurity. In addition to participating in the Tee Off Against Hunger on April 24 at Top Golf in Edison, some of the 60 boys and girls golfers from the Greater Middlesex ...

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EDISON, NJ - Hands of Hope for the Community will host an inaugural Tee Off Against Hunger fundraiser at Top Golf in Edison on April 24. Company sponsorship opportunities, ranging from $500 to $1,500, for the event are still available. Please visit teeoffagainsthunger.us/sponsors to become a ...

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EDISON – In the midst of global uncertainty, the Kiwanis Club of Edison is working to assist the community through charitable acts. Rallying morale and endeavoring in fundraising efforts to help children, Kiwanis International is a group of adult volunteers who look for opportunities to assist ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - In loving memory of Laney Grace Stoeckel and Marisa Tufaro, The Marisa Tufaro Foundation is commemorating National Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day with a donation to the CHOP Cardiac Center at Saint Peter’s Children’s Hospital in New Brunswick. The Marisa Tufaro ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Monday’s drive at The Yard on College Avenue is a call for Rutgers students to literally roll up their sleeves and help replenish the state’s critically low blood supply. College and high school blood drives have historically accounted for 40% of all the statewide collections ...

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RAHWAY, NJ – Earlier this year, the American Red Cross (ARC) announced it was facing its worst blood shortage in over a decade, citing a decline in donations due to the pandemic and the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.  In an effort to help on a local level, Robert Wood Johnson University ...

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EDISON, NJ -    The Kiwanis Club of Edison, in conjunction with the Ice Cream House, is currently having a Winter Outreach throughout the month of February 2022 to benefit SHILO. SHILO is an organization supporting the homeless.  To learn more about their efforts, check out their website ...

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EDISON, NJ -    The Kiwanis Club of Edison, in conjunction with the Coffee House, is currently having a food drive throughout the month of February 2022 to benefit the Hands of Hope Food Pantry.  Hands of Hope, Inc is a nonprofit, community-based organization located 2136 Woodbridge Avenue in ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday $37 million will be appropriated from the New Jersey Library Construction Fund to provide grants for improvements to public libraries statewide. The state legislature will approve the appropriation Monday, at which time lawmakers will pass legislation ...

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