Giving Back

July 18, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Tyler Barishaw, a rising senior at Millburn High School, set out to give new life to bats that are no longer allowed for use for little leagues by new USABat regulations. Millburn-Short Hills Youth Baseball can not utilize bats used before the 2018 season, but Barishaw saw an ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Short Hills resident Glenn Langberg was honored by the Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest New Jersey’s (JVS) for his philanthropic efforts during their annual Taste & Toast gala. The JVS recognizes local community leaders who provide vital support that enables the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn High School (MHS) Girl Up Club is making a difference as they raised awareness, and $1500, with their most recent event, hosting a walk for the Global 5K Walk. Millburn High School students came together hosting the event on June 10 at the South Mountain Recreation ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Kapur Brothers of Short Hills are at it again with their mission to collect new and used school supplies for The Akanksha organization, a non-profit organization based in India whose mission is to provide children from low-income communities with a high-quality education, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Krupa Sourirajan, a junior at Millburn High School, started the non-profit Help A Kid Foundation four years ago and is still going strong advocating for the enhancement of the quality of kids' life in the low-income families through access to books.  Inspired by her father's ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Officer Lester Manuyag from the Millburn Police Department was declared the Best Chef at the Battle of the Badges Cook-off challenge to raise funds for Opportunity Project, a non-profit that assists individuals recovering from brain injury. It was a fun-filled and successful event ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — At age 16, Anshul Nayar recognized that the Livingston area had a growing population of immigrants from China and India who needed help learning English. Already a volunteer with the West Essex YMCA’s Togetherhood committee, Nayar created an English a second language program that ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Three Millburn High School (MHS) juniors are continuing their mission to help spread awareness of sexual abuse and raise funds for RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) with an annual 5K Run through the South Mountain Recreation Complex Waterfront. As members of the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and celebrates women’s ability to inspire others to fight heart disease and stroke, hundreds of ...

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SHORT HILLS, N.J. — Eric Sellinger and Maureen Spivack, residents of Short Hills who both served as past presidents of the Temple B'nai Jeshurun congregation will be honored during the gala celebration commemorating the synagogue’s 170th anniversary on May 10. The evening's festivities focus on ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Jane P. Houston, a resident of Short Hills, is being honored for her contributions and volunteerism to Greater Newark Conservancy. The Shipley Family Award for Philanthropic Endeavors will be presented on May 10 at the "Making Our City Bloom Gala."  “Jane has been a major ...

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SHORT HILLS, N.J. — The Berns family of Short Hills make giving back a family affair. Beth and Steven Berns along with their three sons Matthew, Billy, and Adam are set to receive the 2018 Champions of the People award for their work with FAMILYConnections. The award will be present the A Taste of ...

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PARKLAND, FLA. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students have put together a fund-raising public service announcement to raise funds for the victims' families. Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine said, "The Parkland community steps up," Michael Udine, Broward County Commissioner, said. "You ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Easter Bunny emptied the jelly beans, chocolate and decorated eggs from his basket yesterday and replaced the traditional contents with pairs of socks destined for US military personnel overseas. The Easter Bunny – aka Felix Ciattarelli – traveled from Raritan to ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Agents of Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty's (PPSIR) Short Hills office are inviting the community to a free screening of Disney's "Aladdin" on Saturday, March 10, beginning at 10 a.m., at the Bow Tie Cinemas in Millburn. In lieu of purchasing a ticket, ...

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MILLBURN, N.J. — Joanna Dranikoff spoke frequently of “marching forth” to her family as she fought colon cancer. As the second anniversary of her death, coincidentally on March 4, approaches her family looks to honor her like with the 5K March Fourth for Colon Cancer Prevention. The 5K will take ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) family have raised more than $40,000 for the Heart Center at SBMC through their fourth annual indoor cycling fundraiser Cycle Red for Heart Disease, held in Livingston for the first time this year at the recently opened CycleBar ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Ryan Cannon, a Boy Scout with Troop 17 St. Rose of Lima is appealing to the community to help completing his Eagle Scout project. Cannon is revitalizing the gathering hall a the Guy R. Bosworth American Legion Post 140 in Millburn. The hall is often in use of weekends for ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — In addition the 97,459 people who visited the 11th annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo in 2017, the second-largest attendance figure for the event, behind the 131,594 people who came in 2015, more than 11 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ – Short Hills residents Victoria Mak who attends Yale University and Monica Liu who attends Vanderbilt University received scholarships from the New Jersey Chinese Festival organization on Dec. 28. The group marked 2017 as their fourth year giving the scholarships, said festival ...

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MILLBURN, N.J. — A junior at Millburn High School is using his skills with computers to help young women half a world away have a chance at higher education. Alexander McBride, the founder of Laptops4Africa.org, has already sent 21 laptops to deserving female students by teaming with a family ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on Monday, Jan. 15, and there are many closures for the holiday in Millburn Township. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY CLOSURES Municipal offices in Millburn are closed. Millburn Public Library is closed. Post Office is closed and there ...

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Chesapeake Bay, MD - This January Ryan Fitzpatrick will take on the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Plunge for the 7,549 athletes of Special Olympics Maryland. He is a graduate of Jonathan Dayton High School and his younger sister Karly graduated last year.  He is now a senior at Towson ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - St. James the Apostle Parish in Springfield is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the school gym, 41 South Springfield Avenue. Walk-ins are welcome until 12 noon, but appointments are preferred. To make an ...

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SHORT HILLS, N.J. — The Williams Law Group is hosting Cocktail and Conversation to help local women interested in becoming a voice for change on January 24. Women will learn how to advocate for and be heard by policymakers to improve life for local struggling families and individuals. The event is ...

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Where the eyes, the eyes with the will to see Where the hearts, that run over with mercy We take care of our own We take care of our own "We Take Care of Our Own" - Bruce Springsteen SUMMIT, NJ - New Year's Eve is supposed to be time of reflection and celebration, looking back at the year ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Doris Zeger, a 15 year-old sophomore at Montclair High School, will sell homemade vegan oatmeal raisin cookies on Saturday, 12/29 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM in front of Juice Culture at 617 Valley Road.   100% of proceeds from the sale of Doris' cookies will benefit Cycle for ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The FirstEnergy Foundation has presented surprise 'Gifts of the Season' donations of $1,000 each to 12 area non-profit agencies working to make lives better in communities across its Jersey Central Power & Light service areas. “We’re pleased to provide this surprise support ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of New Jersey Devils’ annual “Season of Giving” holiday campaign in which players visit local medical centers, dating back to the Devils’ first season in New Jersey in 1982, players donned their game jerseys as they visited all RWJBarnabas Health facilities this week with ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Ron Zuzovsky, founder of ReSource Group based in Millburn, joined the Imagine Board of Trustees. Imagine is a Mountainside organization that is a Center for Coping with Loss. Zuzovsky formed ReSource Group in 2006, and it is a multi-faceted sales and marketing firm that covers ...

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