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86,000 Missing Veterans: Rolling Thunder Roars Into Advocacy for POW-MIA During the "Ride for Freedom" XXII

September 18, 2017

HOLMDEL, NJ - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action

Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who carry that flag to this day who are here to help educate and inform, however. They are ...

Two Short Hills Teens Complete Youth Facilitator Training at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine, a grief support center for children, young adults and families dealing with the death or life-altering illness of a parent, sibling or child, held its sixth youth facilitator training in which 18 young people, ages 14 to 18, attended on Saturday, Sept. 9.

The full day session sensitizes teen participants to the issue of childhood grief, and prepares the ...

Belmar Beaches Free on Labor Day, But Donations to Hurricane Relief Fund Welcome

BELMAR, NJ — Beach access and parking will be free on Labor Day, September 4, as Mayor Matthew Doherty is waiving the $8 daily badge fee and encouraging beach-goers to instead make a donation to the borough's hurricane relief fund.

Collection boxes have been in place since September 1 at every oceanfront entrance for beach-goers who want to contribute to the Belmar Hurricane Harvey ...

Short Hills Boy Scouts Raising Funds to Help Scouts Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Boy Scouts of Troop 17 are looking to support their brother scouts in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Many of the current Scouts of Troop 17 recall the devastating flooding and fires that affected families and friends during Hurricane Sandy. These memories are haunting, as recovery still continues five years later.

Jim McKenna, Troop 17 Committee ...

100 Dogs to Arrive at Morristown Municipal Airport as Part of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

MORRISTOWN, NJ - At least 100 dogs will be flying into Morristown Municipal Airport on Tuesday afternoon, courtesy of St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center, as part of a Hurricane Harvey relief effort.

Tuesday’s canine transport is the first animal flight to the Northeast out of areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey, and is part of St. Hubert’s Sister Shelter WayStation ...

New Jersey Red Cross Volunteers Head to Texas to Assist with Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

PRINCETON, NJ — As Hurricane Harvey continues to pound the state of Texas with torrential rains,  the American Red Cross is mounting a massive relief effort in the face of the most deadly and devastating hurricane forecast to strike the United States in more than a decade.

While Hurricane Harvey has already dropped from a Category 4 hurricane to a tropical storm, all ...

RWJBarnabas Health to Host “Running with the Devils” 5K at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The inaugural RWJBarnabas Health “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Family Fun Walk,” benefitting RWJBarnabas Health’s Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24 at Essex County’s Turtle Back Zoo and South Mountain Reservoir.

RWJBarnabas Health, the official healthcare provider of the New Jersey Devils, is ...

Run to 'Make a Difference': Overlook-Sponsored Summit 5K Sept. 9 Honors Detective Tarentino, Benefits His Family

SUMMIT, NJ - The opportunity to run through the streets of the Hilltop City -- and 'make a difference' in the process -- is just around the corner as, in slightly more than three weeks time, the Summit Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) will host the inaugural "Make a Difference 5K," which, this year, will be honor Summit Police Detective Matthew Tarentino and benefit his ...

Investors Foundation Awards Grant to Short Hills Charity

SHORT HILLS, NJ - New Eyes for the Needy, a nonprofit organization founded in 1932, has called 549 Millburn Avenue, Short Hills home since 1963. After several harsh winters and two bouts of vandalism, New Eyes’ building is now boasting a new fresh look thanks in part to a $3,180 grant from Investors Foundation.

“New Eyes is grateful to Investors Foundation for completing the ...

Grant Assists Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Offering 'Signature Programs'

SUMMIT, NJ -  Investors Bank, through its Investors Foundation -- the mission of which is "to assist organizations in New Jersey, New York City and Long Island that invigorate their local communities with civic-minded initiatives focused on the arts, education, health and human services, and youth programs" - has awarded a $7,500 grant to Summit's Reeves-Reed ...

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