Giving Back

September 10, 2018

LINDEN, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America is inviting all to attend this year's Linden Good Scout Awards Dinner, which wil honor five individuals who have made contributions in the Linden community. The event will be held on Wednesday, September 12 at 6:30 p.m. at III Amici Ristorante located at ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Some Union County chapters of Girls on the Run (GOTR), an afterschool program designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences, are currently seeking volunteer coaches to help their young participants ...

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LINDEN, NJ - There was plenty of fun to be had at this year’s Community Day at Fourth Ward Park, an event sponsored by Friends of 4th Ward Park, a non-profit organization with a mission to give back to the Linden community. Jennel Henderson, founder of the organization and owner of Jumping ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Library in collaboration with New Jersey Blood Services will be hosting a community blood drive on Monday, August 20 from 12:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.   The event will be held at the Linden Public Library located at 31 E. Henry Street in Linden. Everyone who wishes to ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Friends of Fourth Ward Park invite the community to come out for the 9th Annual Community Day at Fourth Ward Park The event will be held on Saturday, August 18, at Dr. Martin Luther King/Fourth Ward Park, 700 McCandless Street, starting at 12 p.m. This day of family fun will ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden will be hosting its annual book bag drive for Linden residents on Monday, August 20. The drive, sponsored by Mayor Derek Armstead, the Mayor's Youth Commission, along with Communities in Cooperation, Inc., Local Businesses and Faith and Community-Based Partners, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Sparky Lyle is inviting volunteers to join him at TD Bank Ballpark Saturday morning to help Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,000 personal care packages that will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world. Lyle, Manager Emeritus of the Somerset Patriots, is a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Seventeen -year-old Fenov Pierre-Louis, a Roselle resident and student at Union County's Academy for Information Technology, lost his battle with stage 4 Nueroblastoma cancer this week. Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help his family.  Diagnosed when he was a second ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. – If you don’t know by now, Girl Scouts is much more than cookies, crafts, and summer camp. In fact, the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey say they should host your next professional business conference, special event, or any other big celebration in which you are looking to ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County College Foundation is hosting their Third Annual "Close the Gap” Cocktail Reception on July 11 in the Victor M. Richel Student Commons on the Cranford campus. The campaign supports the College’s strategic initiative to help shrink the achievement gap that ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/LINDEN, NJ – On Friday afternoon, police officers and other runners were poised and ready for the Elizabeth, Linden, Roselle and Rahway leg of the Law Enforcement Torch run for Special Olympics. Video of the runners passing the Torch on St. Georges Ave. at the Elizabeth, ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden resident Mark Mannuzza, along with other community members are coming together to host a car show fundraiser to benefit Isabel Dominguez, a first-grade student who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. According to Mannuzza, this event is taking place at a time when the ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Green Bay Packers and Linden native, Muhammad “Mo” Wilkerson, along with his T.E.A.M. 96 charity foundation will host their annual charity weekend in Linden the weekend of June 15 and 16. The weekend begins with the Fifth Annual Strikes for Scholarships charity bowling event at 7 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced WellCare Health Plans, Inc. as a “community” sponsor of Union County’s PRIDE weekend events Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16. Hosted by Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Office of LGBTQ Services, this ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - United Way of Greater Union County will present Ravenell Williams, President and CEO of the Plainfield YMCA, with the 2018 Dell Raudelunas award at its 2018 Annual Celebration event on June 13. Williams has held this position at the Plainfield YMCA for nearly ten years; ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -  Due to weather conditions, the Roselle PBA’s First Annual Charity Softball Tournament that was originally scheduled for this Saturday morning, has been canceled.   The event’s rain date is also canceled and the event will be rescheduled at a later date. We will post that ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  Linden Police Department will be participating in the Roselle PBA's First Annual Charity Softball Tournament set to take place in Roselle this Saturday. The game, set for May 19, will be starting at 9 a.m. at Warinanco Park at fields 3,7 and 8. In the event of inclement weather, ...

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LINDEN NJ - The Borough of Roselle has been chosen as part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s 2018 Union County Plant a Seed grants initiative. The grants have been awarded to 27 garden projects within nine municipalities through the Union County Means Green Community Garden Grants ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Recognizing the great divide that exists in the nation today, including fear of those who do not look like us, the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council recently held a Know Your Neighbor event to foster greater familiarity of and friendship with others within the community. The ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - During their Thursday night meeting, Union County Freeholders officially recognized Thursday, April 26, 2018, as “Lesbian Visibility Day.”  Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Linda Carter presented resolutions to TAPinto Roselle/Roselle Park and ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Boy Scouts of America and volunteer co-chairs, Dawn and Rich Buchanan of Fanwood will host a Riedel Wine Tasting on Tuesday, May 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Masker's Barn located in the Watchung Reservation in Berkeley Heights, NJ. Guests will enjoy great wines using Riedel wine ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ —  Westfield High School volunteer baseball coach Mike Cappiello is in desperate need of a kidney donor. The 28-year-old former WHS baseball player hit 46 doubles playing college ball for Plymouth State University in New Hampshire — the most in the school's history. One day in ...

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ – Linden Police, along with several residents, joined more than 7,000 participants to ‘get freezing for a reason’ at the twenty-fifth annual Polar Bear Plunge on Saturday.  The event was held by the Special Olympics of New Jersey.    According to the SONJ, thousands of folks ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Commission on the Status of Women announced the recipients of the 2018 Women of Excellence Awards, which included Linden resident Candyace Mayers. The Women of Excellence Awards honor women who have distinguished themselves in the fields of arts and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Re-entry Corporation opened their doors last week to officials and the public to get a good look at their newest location and what they have to offer to people living in Union County that have a criminal record and may need extra help to get a job, housing and ...

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Linden, NJ - Linden Interfaith Network for Community Service was one of the food pantries to receive $1300 from the Unity Bank.  The Unity Bank along with its employees donated a total of $22,100 to seventeen food pantries in New Jersey and Easton Pa.  The money was donated by the Unity Bank ...

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NEW JERSEY -- With local hospitals and residents are in need of blood this winter, Community Blood Services, will hold 47 community blood drives throughout January, in seven New Jersey counties to address the shortage. The process is quick and easy, and no advance registration is required. All ...

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