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New Advocates have been Sworn in to Foster Youth Cases

April 16, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - Community members from Bridgewater, Cranford, Elizabeth, Fanwood, Linden, North Bergen, Scotch Plains and Summit recently completed child advocacy training in order to serve as extra eyes and ears for family law judges hearing cases involving Union County’s abused, neglected or abandoned children removed from home and placed in foster care. The volunteers ranging from 25 to 62 ...

Ammon Foundation donates to Elijah’ Promise to support culinary student in addiction recovery

NEW BRUNSWICK – The Ammon Foundation of Linden, the philanthropic arm of Ammon Labs, will help fund the tuition of an individual in addiction recovery enrolled at Elijah’s Promise’s culinary school this summer. The scholarship grant fulfills a mission of both organizations to help change the lives of underserved and at-risk individuals.

“It is a great honor to ...

Linden High School Students Sit-in and Walkout in Memory of Parkland Mass Shooting Victims (Video)

LINDEN, NJ - Hundreds of Linden High School students and staff took part in National Walk Out Day, a nationwide protest conducted on Wednesday.  The peaceful protest was created in memory of the 17 lives lost last month during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Across the country, thousands of students conducted peaceful ...

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Letter to the Editor: Thank You, St. Joseph's Volunteers

April 19, 2018

Thank You from St. Joseph Social Service Center

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, we would like to express our gratitude to the countless volunteers that serve the poor and homeless at St. Joseph Social Service Center in Elizabeth (http://www.sjeliz.org).  Whether you make a sandwich, collect toiletries, tutor in the job program, make soup, wrap Christmas gifts, donate food, ...