Press Releases

May 14, 2021

HILLSIDE, NJ—Food insecure children and their families are most vulnerable during the summer months when they lose access to the free school meals that they rely on. This year, as schools remain closed due to COVID-19, putting food on the table has been an even more urgent challenge for households ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ Spectrum Works, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to providing job training and employment opportunities for high school students and other young adults with autism, will join with New York-based logistics provider MTS Logistics in their 11th Annual Bike Tour with MTS for Autism on ...

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Impact100 Essex, a women’s giving collective that awards grants to nonprofits serving Essex County, is looking to expand its membership and is holding weekly virtual information sessions for prospective members. Now in its fifth year, the organization has awarded over $500,000 to local nonprofits ...

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St. Rose of Lima’s Troop 17 in Short Hills recently held an afternoon Court of Honor ceremony to welcome eight new Eagle Scouts — the highest rank in scouting. Held on the steps of the church in compliance with CDC guidelines, the event saw the induction of Andrew Bisig; Tanish Tyagi; Daniel ...

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The Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group is pleased to provide the April Market Update for Millburn Township.  The Spring real estate market is in full swing! For sellers and current property owners, the market trend news remains positive. Numbers indicate a continued strong Seller’s ...

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Verona, NJ -- Our Lady of the Lake School, a two-time National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, recently received a $3,000 grant from the Investors Foundation. The grant will help further Our Lady of the Lake’s 1:1 technology mission of providing a Chromebook to each student in grades 5 through ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The nearly 1,600 attending physicians at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) recently elected leaders among the group to serve two-year terms as Medical Staff Officers. Inducted at the Quarterly Medical Staff Meeting in April were Alan Garten, MD, who will serve as Medical ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- The Overlook Auxiliary proudly announces the next iteration of its HOPE & GRATITUDE fundraiser: the “Art for Gratitude” campaign. In continued support of Overlook Medical Center, the Auxiliary will be launching this new project to engage the community in a creative tile mural ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ -- The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends and NORWESCAP  announced the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a $3.5 million investment in network capacity. Awards ranging ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center has launched a “Name the Robot Contest” for the hospital’s new da Vinci XI system. The hospital is asking local community members to put their creative thinking caps and suggest a nickname for the robot. The entry form can be ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy’s budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 would significantly increase hearing aid purchase reimbursement available under the state’s Hearing Aid Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (HAAAD) program. The HAAAD program provides individuals with a $100 ...

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Short Hills, New Jersey –  Community Congregational Church, located at 200 Hartshorn Drive, Short Hills, invites your children, age 3rd to 5th grade to head out on an imaginary quest through hidden ruins, ancient caves and dense jungles at “Treasured” Vacation Bible Camp. The camp, which runs from ...

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2021 marks the tenth year that Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, has been providing support to grieving children, teenagers and families. This year will also mark an important transition in the organization. Founder and Executive Director of Imagine, Mary Robinson, has decided to step out of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The Department of Human Services and AARP New Jersey announced that New Jersey has become the ninth state accepted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, which works to make communities supportive and accessible places to live for people of all ages. “In New Jersey, we ...

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Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF) wants health care to be accessible to everyone in the communities they serve. Easing the financial burden for tomorrow’s health care professionals can help make that happen, which is why SMGF is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for ...

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WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service reminds everyone that May includes National Hurricane Preparedness Week and is also National Wildfire Awareness Month. Now is a good time to create or review emergency preparedness plans for surviving natural disasters. In the last year, the Federal ...

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Registration is now open for the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra's 2021 Young Artist Concerto Competition.  Visit njio.org for more details!   

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Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF) wants healthcare to be accessible to everyone in the communities they serve. Easing the financial burden for tomorrow’s healthcare professionals can help make that happen, which is why SMGF is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — “We are proud to announce that we now have 100+ caregivers that have been vaccinated along with 100% of our clinical and internal support staff”, exclaimed Larry Aronson, Owner of Homewatch Caregivers of South Orange. At Homewatch, they know that many people in the community have ...

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Impact100 Essex announced the start of its 2021 grant cycle and held an information session with Essex County nonprofits. The organization has $100,000 available to give away to deserving establishments. At the April 20 session, over 60 organizations from across the county attended to learn about ...

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For the first time ever, the films will be shown via a Drive-In Event on May 21st with awards at 8:00 PM and the premiere at 8:15 PM in the Millburn High School parking lot. The 10th Annual event is made possible by Academy Award Sponsor and longtime Millburn Education Foundation supporter Simon ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange invited clients, caregivers and community members from South Orange, West Orange, Livingston, the Caldwells, Montclair and Whippany to join in an afternoon of magical fun on Wednesday, April 28. The activity is part of a continuing effort to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – April 29, 2021 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog ...

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Short Hills, NJ -- Leading urgent care provider American Family Care (AFC) celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon-cutting on Monday. AFC, now serving Millburn, Summit, Springfield and surrounding towns in their new Short Hills location, is a 3,300+ square foot state-of-the-art urgent care ...

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Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C., a Livingston law firm specializing in matrimonial and family law, property tax appeals, and business and private litigation, presented a check for $6,225 along with approximately 180 pounds of non-perishable food to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey as a result of the ...

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Impact100 Essex, a collective giving circle of 100+ Essex County women, earlier this month hosted “On the Ground” -- a virtual panel that discussed inequities facing local nonprofits competing for funding. Members considered how changes in the grant-making process could reduce the impact of ...

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Carolyn Dorfman Dance will appear in a virtual gala performance and benefit on Saturday, April 24 presented by SOPAC. The evening, entitled “Thrive,” will feature three works by the 10-member Company plus interview footage of Artistic Director and Choreographer Carolyn Dorfman speaking with dance ...

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they are disbursing nearly 2 million payments in the sixth batch of Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan. The announcement brings the total disbursed ...

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Jersey City, NJ— Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) announces the $255 million sale of its New Jersey Short Hills office portfolio, a four-office building portfolio encompassing 843,300 square feet, to The Birch Group. The transaction releases approximately $100 million of net proceeds, ...

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