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KW Red Day of Giving Brings 'Hope Inspired' Decor to Family Connections

May 17, 2022

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Each year, since 2009, Keller Williams (KW), from the US and Canada to their family abroad, participates in RED Day, a day to "renew, energize, and donate" -- giving back to the communities they serve.

KW Premier Properties RED Day initiative was called "Project Hope" with a goal of raising $10,000 to bring new ...

Your Unwanted Vehicles can Help Save History

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Mountainside Restoration Committee, Inc. has partnered with CARS, Inc. to raise funds by collecting unwanted vehicles. Anyone with unwanted cars, trucks, RVs, motorbikes, trailers, heavy equipment, etc. should consider donating to help the Mountainside Restoration Committee. The vehicle doesn’t have to be in working order and will be picked up from wherever it ...

KW Red Day of Giving Hike for Hope Supports Family Connections

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - KW offices Worldwide are celebrating RED Day as a part of their culture of making a difference in the lives of others and bettering the communities in which they serve.

On Thursday, May 12, 2022, Keller Williams Premier Properties will conduct their RED Day initiative -- "Project Hope" -- to benefit Family Connections.  

Family Connections is a ...

Nominate Favorite Charity or Non Profit for Valairco Cares $500 Giveaway; Deadline April 30, 2022

MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline April 30, 2022.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit.

The most recent winner was Visions and Pathways. Bridgewater based Visions and Pathways has been helping abused, neglected, homeless, missing and at risk youth ...


NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street in New Providence, will again be collecting second-hand bikes for use by adults and children in Third World countries.  The collection is being conducted on behalf of Pedals for Progress (P4P), an organization which annually recycles 6,000 bicycles for persons in ...

NJ Organ and Tissue Donor Families Are Wrapped in Love Thanks to Volunteers


NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – National Volunteer Week (April 17 to April 23) is an opportunity to thank all volunteers who dedicate their time and talent to help others. Locally, dozens of volunteers from throughout New Jersey recently crocheted and knitted over 900 shawls and blankets to express love and support for families of deceased organ and tissue donors. Their caring efforts are ...

Save Lives, Celebrate Lives, and Lead the Fight at American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights will return to The Grove in Connell Park this year. It was postponed because of COVID-19 in 2020, then was held "in person" last year at The Grove, when 26 teams and individuals from Berkeley Heights and surrounding towns came together to make a difference in the fight to end ...

Harwood Gang Relays for Mur; Raising Over $11,000 at Bingo Event

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - When word got out that the Harwood Gang was going to hold their annual bingo event  -- after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic --  tables were reserved quickly to sell out the Mount Carmel Society banquet room. The event raised over $11,000 for Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.

The Harwood Gang Relay for Life team is made ...

Get Involved with Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence and Summit: Set for May 21 at The Park

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence, and Summit will be held on May 21 from noon to midnight at the Grove inside The Park (formerly Connell Corporate Park). 

This year's theme is Under The ‘C’(sea) and activities will include a luminaria memorial, food trucks, face painting, survival ...

Relief Efforts for Cranford Family Affected by House Fire Have Begun

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford community is once again proving #cranfordstrong is more than just a hashtag.

Relief efforts for the family affected by the Orchard Street fire have already begun. FLAG for Cranford and Cranford's Girl Scout Service Unit 48 have put together gift card drives to help the family begin the recovery process. 

Some suggested donations are gift cards ...


Residents Invited to Join the Union County Team for the 2022 AIDS Walk in Central Park

May 7, 2022

The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to join the Union County team for the 2022 AIDS Walk New York in Central Park on Sunday, May 15, 2022.

The Union County team is organized through the Office of LGBTQ Affairs and the Union County LGBTQ+ Ad Hoc Committee. To join the team and participate in the walk, residents can register at ...


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Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

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Today is the 77th Anniversary of V-E Day (And Rahway has a Brief Cameo Back Then Too)

May 9, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ — On Monday, May 7, 1945, Germany formally offered an unconditional surrender to the Allies, ending World War II in Europe. The following day, May 8, Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day), became the official recognition of the German surrender, especially in the United Kingdom, Western Europe, and North America. England's Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

May 18, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Union County Clerk Offers Saturday Hours for Voters to Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot in Person

May 18, 2022

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that the County Clerk’s Elections Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for extended hours on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for anyone seeking to obtain a Vote-By-Mail ballot for the 2022 Primary Election. The extended hours are offered on a walk-in basis. No appointment is needed.

The Primary Election will be held on ...

3 Key Reasons you Need B. Lewis Properties to Sell Your Home

May 11, 2022

Setting the Stage for Success

While your home may be perfect for your family... it's not perfect for everyone. As an independent professional I will be able to advise you on what small (or large) changes need to be made to appeal to the most buyer, to get you the most offers, and the highest price. 

In the pictures here you can see that while the property owner enjoyed her many ...

The Berkeley Heights Public School 2022 Budget Controversy: Synopsis

May 13, 2022

It's been some time since I've updated this site with an article. We've been trying to provide information to the public while at the same time working to prevent the Superintendent and the BOE from making some unfortunate decisions. As a result, we've been more active on social media. Over the next few months, I plan to record everything that's transpired this year since ...