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Fri, March 22, 2:00 PM

Franklin Elementary School, Summit

3rd Annual Max Gottstein Blood Drive 3/22 at ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/22/2019 2:00pm 03/22/2019 8:00pm America/New_York 3rd Annual Max Gottstein Blood Drive 3/22 at Franklin Elementary School

For an appointment, please visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=max or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

How Else Can You Help?

Bring Unwrapped Toys for cancer patients at CHOP.

Join the Bone Marrow Registry - Simply swab the inside of your cheek at the Blood Drive to join Be The Match. Later, you may be called upon to donate and save a ...

136 Blackburn Road Summit, NJ 07901
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Sat, March 23, 8:00 AM

THE MAX Challenge of New Providence, New Providence

Cardio Fundraising Class at THE MAX Challenge of ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 8:00am 03/23/2019 9:00am America/New_York Cardio Fundraising Class at THE MAX Challenge of New Providence

Every year at THE MAX Challenge, we choose a charity in need of support as the recipient of our MAX Day of Giving fundraising efforts! For 2019, that charity is St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!

"St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases."
https://www.stjude.org/

Come get in a great workout ...

1275 Springfield Ave. New Providence, NJ 07974
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Sun, March 24, 1:00 PM

Renaissance Church, Ren Students Space, Summit

GriefShare Support Group

Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/24/2019 1:00pm 03/25/2019 4:00am America/New_York GriefShare Support Group

If you are navigating life after the death of a loved one, please join Renaissance Church for a 13-week support group. The weekly group includes video seminars and focused support by caring people who have been through the same challenges. You can join the group at any point. A $20 fee covers a workbook and other expenses. More information and registration (recommended, but not required) is ...

497 Springfield Ave. Summit, NJ 07901

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In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

March 17, 2019

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

Pitch in for Earth Month: Bring your Household Hazardous Waste to Free Recycling Event in Scotch Plains, April 6

March 20, 2019

Bonus: “Mercury Bounty”$5.00 gift card for residents turning in mercury thermostats

UNION COUNTY, NJ – As Earth Month approaches, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is offering a simple, easy way for residents to pitch in and help improve the environment. Residents can safely dispose of unwanted household chemicals and other special waste, by bringing these items to ...

A.J. Perri Earns Commerce & Industry Association of NJ’s “Companies That Care” Award

March 20, 2019

A.J. Perri Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, LLC has been recognized by The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) as a 2019 “Companies That Care” award recipient. CIANJ praised the A.J. Perri Cares Program, an outreach that has helped over a dozen New Jersey military/veterans and their families, providing them with air conditioning, heating and indoor air quality system ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update

March 10, 2019

STAFFORD - We are several days into March, and the month sure has roared in like a lion. The water temperatures have remained low and need to see an increase of several degrees before the striped bass become active.

The big news of the past few days has been the revelation that the New Jersey summer flounder regulations have been pretty much set. I understand that there is still one ...

Scandal!

Being the mom of two little ones I must admit writing this monthly column, while being something I thoroughly enjoy, often ends up getting done last minute.  Month after month I find myself racking my brain for something to write about two days before I need to submit.  Silver lining time: earlier this week news broke of the college admissions cheating scandal and suddenly my ...

What is the Berkeley Heights Board of Education Doing?

March 20, 2019

Dear Editor,

It’s been over eight months since the Berkeley Heights teacher contract has expired. Many students came to voice their concerns about the teacher contract at the Board of Education meeting on March 14. The Board’s response to the students who spoke, myself included, made us question their leadership.

One main student concern is acquiring teacher recommendations. We ...