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Giving Back

September 20, 2022

LINDEN, NJ - The 'Let's Rebuild the VFW' fundraising event on September 12, at Central Park Restaurant was a huge success. The community support for the event was shown in the amount of people who attended and there was food, live music, raffle prizes, and more.  "This is a great opportunity ...

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CLARK, NJ – Registration is currently under way for the 10th Annual Miracles for Myeloma Hybrid 5K Run/Walk.  Set to take place next month at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, the 5K is organized annually by township residents Ron and Sheree Pask and Westfielder Gina Klemm with the goal of raising money ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead, the Linden City Council, the Mayor's Youth Commission, the Department of Parks and Recreation, Applebee's Restaurant, Communities in Cooperation, and the Special Improvement District, readied students for the 2022-2023 school year with a free book bag drive on ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Residents and local supporters are invited to attend an event in support of Linden's John Russell Wheeler Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1397. The purpose of the event is to raise funds to rebuild the post, which was destroyed by a 2-alarm fire on Sunday, June 26. The event ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A Linden woman among the latest class of community members to step up and train as advocates for Union County foster youth. Janae Bunn and 13 others have officially taken their oath before Union County Superior Court Judge Lara DiFabrizio and become the newest volunteers with ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) sponsored their Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Special Needs students on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Linden Police Captain Abdul Williams served as the Chair of the event and the event was held at Tigers Stadium. "This event ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Chief David Hart joined Linden Police Benevolent Association Local #42 President Joseph Appello and Linden Police Superior Officers Association President Airan Fernandez to announce that the Department raised $5,000 in its annual “No Shave November” event. This year, the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Community Access Unlimited (CAU) is preparing for its third annual virtual fundraiser, called Banding Together. It will be held nightly at 7:00 from March 28 to April 2 on CAU's facebook page. One of the musicians participating is South Plainfield native Cory Singer. He shares ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has uprooted families, injured citizens, and left thousands of Ukrainian refugees without access to basic necessities. Over 2.5 million Ukrainians have fled their homes, many leaving behind necessary supplies. To support individuals in need, the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Have you heard of the Urban League of Union County? The non-profit community-based organization was founded in 1944, and its mission is to assist African Americans and other minority groups to achieve social and economic equality. Its main office is in Elizabeth, but some ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The love and generosity of a retired elementary school teacher from Linden is helping a former colleague to go above and beyond for her students – and causing ripple effects of kindness throughout the school. School No. 10 technology teacher Kim Kefalas wanted to get lapel ...

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LINDEN, NJ - A third-grader in Linden was able to raise over $2,000 for the Friends of Linden Animal Shelter as part of a service project she took on for Martin Luther King Day. Amelia Hanger, a student at School No. 10, started the project two years ago when she raised $400 for the shelter and ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Amanda Langner-Hurewitz, wife of Cranford Firefighter Robert Hurewitz, has launched a GoFundMe to save their home after severe medical complications have ended his career. "Being a firefighter was Rob's dream job and he got to live that dream", Amanda told TAPinto Cranford. As a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the National Day of Service Monday, the Elizabethport Presbyterian Center and TMX Intermodal Trucking Company will be hosting a donation drive to benefit the victims of the Bronx High Rise Fire on January 9.  Fernando Rodrigues, the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — On the longest night of the year, the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council held a subdued but moving vigil acknowledging the plight of homelessness in America and recognizing those who have died as a consequence of living in destitution and dispossession in Union ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council (UCICC) will hold a Homeless Person's Memorial Vigil on Tuesday, December 21, at 7 p.m., at Westfield's Temple Emanu-El, located at 756 E. Broad Street. The UCICC "works to facilitate regular interfaith meetings in order to make ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Over 600 residents of Linden were lined up outside the Morning Star Christian Community Center (MSCCC) during the cold morning of Nov 20 as MSCCC held their twenty-first annual turkey giveaway, almost a week before Thanksgiving. Folks waited in line for their goodies and If people ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Library and other libraries throughout Union County will check out hunger this holiday season with donations to one of five local Food Drives being sponsored of the Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC). From November 26 - December 17, selected local public ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway was just talking with resident Phil Lagun who informed us of his Boy Scout troop's next big event. If readers recall, we introduced you to Boy Scout Troop 330 back in October when it was running a car wash (it's easy to forget how warm it still was back then) over at ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead hosted Linden’s annual Thanksgiving Meal giveaway for families in need on Saturday, November 20. With the help of the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services and volunteers this year's food distribution was a success. Food donations poured in from Capodagli ...

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LINDEN, NJ - School 10 is once again participating in the Great Pajama Drive. Donors are asked to make pajama donations in all sizes from infant to adult. For every pair of pajamas that is donated through the Great Bedtime Story Pajama Drive, Scholastic Book Clubs will donate a brand-new book to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Two hundred Linden families in need will be able to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner this year as Mayor Derek Armstead and partners host their Annual Thanksgiving Meal Giveaway. Registration is required to receive a free meal and the registration deadline is November 19. Pickup is on ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public School District has received a $58,000 donation from Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery to support the district’s science curriculum. The funds will be used to purchase science kits for all the district’s 400 second-graders. “Phillips 66 and our colleagues at the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Services for people with disabilities and youth at risk in New Jersey received a contribution last week at the annual Community Access Unlimited Golf Classic on Monday. Ninety-six golfers and supporters attended the event at Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston, New Jersey. CAU ...

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