Morristown Neighborhood House Helps With Collection of 11 Tons of Food, Toys and Coats at Turtle Back Zoo

February 17, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to the 97,459 people who visited the 11th annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo in 2017, more than 11 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys were collected for those in need.

In all, the collection yielded 187 bags of new toys, 334 bags of winter coats and clothing, and 22,543 pounds of non-perishable food ...

U.S. Coast Guard Ends Search for Fishermen Lost at Sea, Fund Established to Help Family

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — The U.S. Coast Guard has officially ended its search for the two crew members of the fishing boat that went missing off the coast of Barnegat Light during the early morning hours of February 8.  

“We would like to extend our condolences to the families and the fishing community affected by this tragic incident,” said Capt. Scott Anderson, ...

Morristown Residents Invited to Show Some Love to US Troops Overseas: Help Assemble Care Packages Feb. 10

MANVILLE, NJ - Volunteers are invited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey staff to commemorate its13th anniversary Feb. 10 and help assemble personal care packages for shipment to U.S. troops in the Mideast and around the world.

The packing event will be at the Walter Kavanaugh VFW Post #2290, 600 Washington Ave., Manville, with registration at 10:30 a.m., followed by opening ceremonies.

Heroes to the Homeless; Two Local Men Change Lives One Mile at a Time

 Marty Epstein and Bill Ruddick will be the honorees at the 18th Annual Dream Builders' Bash

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Marty and Bill. These names go hand in hand and are known to many in Morristown.  They are local heroes to Homeless Solutions, Inc. (HSI) and are being honored at their 18th Annual Dream Builders’ Bash on Friday, March 2nd at the Westin ...

Chatham Salon Holds Cut-a-Thon In Support of Morristown High School Theatre

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Cut-a-Thon, which benefits the Morristown High School Theatre as well as the American Cancer Society will be taking place on Sunday February 11 from 11am - 4pm at C'est La Vie, 7 Townsquare in Chatham.

Owner Lynn Blenner of C'est La Vie in Chatham, is the mother of former Morristown High School student Steven Blenner, and ...

Morristown Soup Kitchen Receives Donation from Greater Lafayette Classic in Name of Marla Drury

CHATHAM, NJ - The Greater Lafayette Classic Sponsorship Committee announced that the profit's from this years Greater Lafayette Classic (GLC) will go scholarships for Chatham High School students, the Morristown Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center (in the name of Marla Drury), the Chatham Emergency Squad, the Borough and Township Fire Departments and several other area ...

Hanover Park Freshman Service Project Sends Comfort to Morristown Hospital

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- When it came time for a service project for the students in Hanover Park's Freshman Seminar classes, Mr. Ott and Mr. DiBona joined forces to make children in the hospital and in foster care smile. 

A two dollar donation from every student, the opportunity to share resources from the Family and Consumer Science Department and a little creativity came ...

Public Asked to Help Twelve Dogs Rescued From Abandoned Home

PATERSON, NJ- The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge is caring for 12 dogs found in an empty home in the city on Tuesday.

According to a post on the organization’s Facebook page the dogs were “the most seriously matted and neglected” they had ever seen.

All 12 of the dogs are in need of medical care and extensive grooming, and some are unable to walk due to the sever ...

Restaurant Group Donates $40,000 to NICU Unit at Morristown Medical Center

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Executives from Villa Restaurant Group present a check for $40,000 to Sam’s Fund, created to help the then-Morristown Memorial Hospital build a high quality NICU to serve the families of northern New Jersey. The family of Samantha Marie Salzberg, just over one-month-old when she passed away in 1987, pledged $1.5 million to name "Sam’s ...

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