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Mum's The Word: Plant Sales Benefit Overlook Auxiliary Sept. 21-23

September 17, 2018

GILLETTE, NJ - Mums are a fall tradition, and the Overlook Auxiliary will be the beneficiary of the seasonal blooms via a plant sale at Lombardo Farms September 21-23.

Lombardo will donate a portion of proceeds from Mum sales each day to Overlook Auxiliary, a volunteer organization that cultivates a compassionate and comforting environment throughout the entire ...

Shoppers Clean Up on Savings as Residents Clean Out Their Attics at Annual Town Wide Garage Sale

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Despite the seemingly endless on again off again week long rain showers, Saturday proved to be perfect garage sailing weather in Mountainside. Nearly 60 homes participated in this year's town wide tag sale, sponsored by the Mountainside Newcomers.  The annual event was well attended by local residents and shoppers traveling far and wide to the ...

Kids Will Get Gussied Up In Run Up to Westfield YMCA 5K

WESTFIELD, NJ – It's not every day that young athletes and young adults and teens with special needs get the opportunity to sport designers such as Gucci and Armani, but that's just what they'll do Saturday night.

Members of the Westfield Area YMCA Flyers youth track team and participants in the YMCA’s Dragonfly Program, which offers recreational and ...

Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22nd

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- County residents are invited to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The Newark Bait and Fly Casting Club are co-sponsoring the fishing derby and will be providing a hot dog lunch as well as organizing contests. Prizes will ...

Nick Sauter, former Passaic Valley High School Athletic Director, Is In Need of A Kidney Transplant

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Nick Sauter has been a pillar of the community for countless years and has touched the lives of so many as a former vice principal, athletic director, teacher, football and track coach at Passaic Valley High School.

As an active member of St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Little Falls, he's been a member of the vestry, and was involved with the church's food pantry for ...

Union County Girls on the Run Chapters in Need of Coaches

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Some Union County chapters of Girls on the Run (GOTR), an afterschool program designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences, are currently seeking volunteer coaches to help their young participants increase their self-confidence, develop healthy relationships and feel good about ...

Westfield Area YMCA Run for Everyone 5K Next Month to Benefit Programs for People with Special Needs

WESTFIELD, NJ — In just its third year, the Westfield YMCA’s Run for Everyone 5K has become a staple on the area September running calendar, while continuing to grow the organization’s dedication to assisting young adults with special needs. This year’s race will kick off on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. The start and finish for the Run for Everyone will be in front of ...

Imagine Receives Grant of $25,000 from the Merck Foundation

 

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, headquartered in Mountainside, received a grant of $25,000 from the Merck Foundation recently.

“We are so grateful to The Merck Foundation for their generous grant of $25,000 for the expansion of our bereavement support programs at our new center in Mountainside,” said Stuart Arnold, Imagine Board Chair.  ...

Westfield Area YMCA Run for Everyone 5K Next Month to Benefit Programs for People with Special Needs

WESTFIELD, NJ — In just its third year, the Westfield YMCA’s Run for Everyone 5K has become a staple on the area September running calendar, while continuing to grow the organization’s dedication to assisting young adults with special needs. This year’s race will kick off on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 9:30 a.m. The start and finish for the Run for Everyone will be in ...

Valairco Heating and Cooling Presents Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights with $500 Donation; Nominations Open for Round 2 of Giveaways

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - To celebrate their 50th year in business, Valairco Heating and Cooling presented a check for $500 to Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights at a recent concert in the park in Berkeley Heights. 

"For our 50th anniversary we decided we would like to give back to the community," said Richard Valenti, founder of ...

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Registration Open for BHEF Fall Festival and Color Run on Sunday, Sept. 30

September 20, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - There’s still time to register for the Berkeley Heights Ed Foundation Fall Festival and Color Run on Sunday, September 30th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The main events of the day will be a kiddie color dash for ages 1-5 at 11:30 a.m. and a family 1.5 mile color run for all ages at 12:00 pm followed by a DJ Dance party. There will be ...