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Hillside's Community FoodBank of New Jersey Asks People to Donate and Volunteer During Hunger Action Month

September 1, 2022

HILLSIDE, NJ — September is Hunger Action Month, where food banks around the nation are teaming up to end hunger. Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) in Hillside, which is part of the Feeding America network, asks people to help raise awareness, help and support their neighbors in need.

Data from Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap finds food insecurity exists in all of ...

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National Diaper Need Awareness Week Recognized by New Jersey Diaper Bank and NJ First Lady Murphy

October 1, 2022

Moms Helping Moms (MHM), a NJ baby supply and diaper bank, and Franciscan Charities (Newark) co-hosted a diaper distribution event on Tuesday, September 27th in honor of National Diaper Need Awareness Week. New Jersey First Lady Murphy as well as a representative from Congressman Donald Payne, Jr’s office were in attendance to work alongside the non-profits and to raise their voices in ...

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NJEDA to Create Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge

TRENTON, NJ - Opportunities to develop job skills for careers in New Jersey’s growing offshore wind industry are coming to residents across the state, particularly those in New Jersey.s Overburdened Communities,

Approved earlier this month by the NJEDA’s Board, the $3.725 million Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge (Grant Challenge) will offer grants to ...

NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

New Jersey's Reintroduction to Regional Rail

NEW JERSEY — Thousands of New Jerseyans every year take the regional Amtrak train, mostly from Newark, Metropark and Trenton.

The regional trains are a step below the faster, more expensive Acela, and a step above New Jersey Transit trains trundling locally along the same main line between New York City and Philadelphia (with SEPTA).

Over the decades, I had taken the regionals ...

Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents in October, Free of Charge

Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to two free, secure shredding events in October, sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners.

After October, Union County’s paper shredding program will be on winter hiatus. The series of events will resume again next spring.

“We encourage all Union County residents to use our free ...

Now is That Time: Summit Police Issue Public Call to Find Life-Saving Donor

September 30, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit Police Department, Summit Fire Department, Summit PBA Local #55, Summit FMBA #54, Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad and City of Summit officials have partnered to raise awareness about the immediate need for a living donor kidney transplant for Summit Police Officer Karen Stenstrom Sauers. 

At age 24, Sauers was diagnosed with polycystic ...

Choose New Jersey Opens Office in Ireland

September 30, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation.

“New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, which was fortified during our recent economic mission, will be further ...

National Diaper Need Awareness Week Recognized by New Jersey Diaper Bank and NJ First Lady Murphy

October 1, 2022

Moms Helping Moms (MHM), a NJ baby supply and diaper bank, and Franciscan Charities (Newark) co-hosted a diaper distribution event on Tuesday, September 27th in honor of National Diaper Need Awareness Week. New Jersey First Lady Murphy as well as a representative from Congressman Donald Payne, Jr’s office were in attendance to work alongside the non-profits and to raise their voices in ...

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Sun, October 9, 11:00 AM

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Pet Adoption Day

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Fri, October 14, 4:00 PM

Smart Start Preschool, Mountainside

Smart Start Preschool Open House - Mountainside