Mountainside-based Agency Among Those Receiving $50,000-Plus in Junior League Community Grants

March 22, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, based in Mountainside, is part of a group of 15 entities that will receive more than $50,000 in grants from the Junior League of Summit.

The Junior League of Summit is a nonprofit, charitable and educational organization of women who are committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the communities ...

Arbor Terrace Holds Special Easter Basket Donation Drive

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Arbor Terrace Mountainside is holding a special donation drive to help families utilizing the Union County and Morris County Domestic Violence Shelters to have a happier Easter.

Please drop off new stuffed animals, coloring books, pencils, candy, journals or other Easter basket items for kids ages 2 to 18 by March 28 to Arbor Terrace Welcome Center at ...

Troop 368 Celebrates 9 Eagle Scouts in One Year

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Boy Scout Troop 368 of Berkeley Heights is celebrating the award of nine Eagle Scouts of 2017, with eight more in the works so far in 2018.

Aside from being the highest rank a Boy Scout can earn, Eagle Scout confers many advantages in life. College admissions recognize the award, giving students an advantage. Eagles are also eligible for scholarships open only to ...

Students Plan ‘March for Our Lives’ in Westfield March 24

WESTFIELD, NJ — Four students from Westfield High School are planning a “March for Our Lives” in Westfield March 24. The event, which will call on US government for stricter gun laws and memorialize the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last month, will be one of hundreds around the nation.

“Right after the Parkland shooting, I just ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Native Will Climb Mount Everest, Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Research

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- When Hailey Rachko, a 2015 graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, sets her sights on something she aims high.

Now a junior at Boston University, Hailey plans to climb to the base camp of Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain, shortly after taking her final exams in May. She and 26 other students from across the country will spend nine days climbing up ...

Record Crowd Attends Brooke Healey Foundation's Fourth Annual Casino Night: Reaching Global Goals for DIPG Research

SUMMIT, NJ - The Brooke Healey Foundation hosted its 4th annual Casino Night Fundraiser this past Saturday night at the Grand Summit Hotel to a jam-packed room.  Hundreds of guests were there to play Craps, Roulette and Blackjack, listen to Elefante’s Band and most importantly, to raise money for this important cause.  The Brooke Healey Foundation was created by ...

Buona Pizza Voted No. 1 at Westfield Area YMCA’s Pizza Palooza

WESTFIELD, NJ — Buona Pizza took home first place Sunday at the Westfield Area YMCA’s third annual Pizza Palooza Sunday, when 300 people tasted and voted on their favorite slices from  participating Westfield, Garwood and Mountainside businesses.

Roma Pizza came in second place, just two votes behind. Roma and Buona have both won first place at  past ...

Proceeds From Home For Good Dog Rescue 'Taste of Italy' Fundraiser Help Find Forever Homes for Rescued Dogs

LONG HILL TWP., NJ – The busiest spot at Saturday night’s Home For Good Dog Rescue’s fundraiser was the kissing booth! Guests of all ages lined up to pay $1 to be kissed…by a puppy!

This was the ninth year of the “Taste of Italy” spaghetti and meatballs dinner and tricky tray fund-raiser and each year is a bit more fun and the baskets more numerous and ...

Seniors Send ‘Hearts of Hope’ Ornaments and Messages to Patients at Children’s Specialized Hospital


MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Senior residents of Mountainside enjoyed three activities on Wednesday, all in the same location. They celebrated the ribbon cutting for the Senior Lounge at the Municipal Building, then enjoyed a buffet lunch, followed by a craft session, all without leaving the Community Room.

Arbor Terrace Mountainside provided the buffet lunch, which offered seniors their ...

Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens Senior Lounge in Mountainside Municipal Building

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- There were smiles all around on Wednesday at the Mountainside Municipal Building as a group of officials, seniors, township employees and friends gathered in the second floor Community Room to celebrate the official opening of the new Senior Lounge.

Attending the festivities were Union County Freeholder Alexander Mirabella, Mountainside Mayor Paul Mirabelli, Councilman ...

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Sun, March 25, 8:00 AM

Scotch Hills Country Club, Scotch Plains

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Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary Pancake Breakfast on Sun, March 25

March 21, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Rotary Club will host its first Pancake Breakfast at the newly renovated Scotch Hills Country Club in Scotch Plains. 

The event will take place on Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and the price will be $10 per person. Pancakes, eggs, ham, turkey sausage, coffee, tea, and juice will be served. Additionally, ...