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Giving Back

April 27, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Forty-five shelter dogs from Louisiana safely arrived at Morristown Airport on Tuesday, April 26. The special airlift by Good Flights Program is celebrating their one-year anniversary partnering with St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center. More than 1,600 at-risk shelter dogs have ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Michael Malzone is a talented man with a good heart. The Wayne resident - pained by what he sees in the news every day about war-torn Ukraine and the people suffering there - is using his talent to do what he can to help. He painted a symbol of Ukraine on a 12” x 16” oil-on-canvas ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Having lived in Ukraine during college, family physician Vikram Gupta of Montville had fond memories of the caring people of the country. Watching the heart-wrenching images coming out of the country spurred him and his family to form Global Hands for Ukraine. “My dad was ...

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 MONTVILLE, NJ – Woodmont Elementary School teachers Victoria Carlucci and Toni Ann Raj thought it would be a great idea to bring Hearts of Hope into the school for social emotional learning week, and so “Hope Day” was born. Hearts of Hope is an organization that collaborates with other ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Emotional trauma is what spurred Rachel Sullivan to start the Hazel Project two years ago. The non-profit organization brings donations to the homeless in Paterson and the Bronx; items such as socks, underwear, warm weather gear and wound care kits. Sullivan was driven to ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - For the third year in a row now, Lake Hiawatha resident Brian Donlin is once again helping to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) through a fundraising effort for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Every year, hundreds of cyclists gather in different cities to ride ...

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STATEN ISLAND, NY - On Valentine's Day the first new Staten Island Ferry made its maiden voyage. This state-of-the-art ferry is special in many ways, but it's the name which makes the Staten Island Ferry Service's newest member so noteworthy. The ferry bears the name SSG Michael H. Ollis. Ollis is ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced on Valentine's Day that her office had collected over 3,250 valentines, which were distributed to health care providers across New Jersey’s 11th district, written by residents as a part of her “Valentines for Healthcare Heroes” ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - NJ Sharing Network, a statewide nonprofit organization responsible for aiding in donated organ and tissue donations, is reflecting on some of their organ donor heroes that have gone on to save lives throughout the Garden State for Black History Month. The organization shared the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A persistent friend and a willingness to help others helped Towaco resident Nicole Fierro save a life. Fierro’s friend Sydney Kirsch was a student at Syracuse University when Kirsch learned of the need for volunteers to swab their cheeks and possibly become stem cell or bone ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Andrea Demetriou Kalliaras is a member of our Montville community along with her husband Gus, and children Sophia and Niko. Andrea was recently diagnosed with a rare form of Leukemia that can only be cured by a stem cell transplant. We are counting on our AMAZING community to ...

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To know Reid is to love Reid … Reid is a caring and loving person.  He goes out of his way to help others, and it’s no wonder that he became an EMT as his profession.    Reid needs a kidney to save his life. Because of Covid, he can’t work, or volunteer as an EMT. This has hurt him ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Newark resident Bernard China, 58, is taking time this holiday season to reflect on the gift of life as he celebrates the one-year anniversary of the life-saving heart transplant he received at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. “This Christmas was extra special for me as I was able ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Quick actions on the part of two Montville Township Police officers helped to save the life of a township man who seriously injured himself. On November 16, Chris Fragomeni, 53, was cutting up pallets in his garage when the disk grinder he was using kicked back and hit him in the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Volunteers visited cemeteries across Morris County on Saturday, joining with patriots and families nationwide at 2,500 other cemeteries nationwide to honor America's veterans on National Wreaths Across America Day.  Wreaths were placed on veterans' graves under the auspices of ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – For many years, the Towaco Fire Dept. has collected toys for the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program. This year, members of Montville PBA Local 140 were again able to assist in this effort, and our officers went on a shopping trip to purchase toys for kids in need. Special thanks to ...

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