Giving Back

May 26, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - It's not surprising that 88 year old Natalie Cahoon, a 66 year resident of Berkeley Heights, took her stimulus check received from the CARES Act and donated 125 meals from Dimaios to feed the SAGE Meals on Wheels clients. "Natalie is absolutely amazing and has been ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Summit and Mountainside invites you to Light the Fight by joining them by staying home and lighting up your yard with luminarias and glowsticks on June 13th at 9pm. Celebrate survivors and caregivers, remember those we ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Mountainside Restoration Committee recently sold “Marvelous Mountainside Mom” t-shirts for Mother’s Day with profits going toward the #mountainsidecares group. Mountainside Cares was formed by a group of Mountainside ladies to raise funds applied immediately to a variety of ...

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Mothers make things happen. Whether it is a family get-together or a last-minute school project, mothers everywhere are masters of multi-tasking and getting the job done. Although we might not be able to celebrate these important family figures as we normally do, they deserve kudos for a job ...

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Girl Scout Creates an Inspirational Program for Transitioning Students BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Transitioning from elementary school to middle school can be challenging. We’ve all been there. In the blink of an eye, students go from being the top dog in their schools to being at the bottom rung of ...

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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, 2020.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit. In honor of Valairco Heating and Cooling's 50th anniversary, Valairco created ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - On April 19th, beginning at 8am, Mike D. Skara, Technology Coordinator for the Berkeley Heights Public School District, will livestream a 50K run (31 miles) from his backyard to raise money for local charities. The ‘Backyard Run’ will consist of 781 laps and he is ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - "Mountainside Cares" was launched by a couple of Mountainside residents that wanted to support the healthcare providers on the frontline of the COVID-19 epidemic at Overlook Hospital while supporting the local restaurants. On Sunday, March 22, Kathleen Boreale, a longtime ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Mountainside launched a “neighbor/senior buddy” program. Under the direction of Senior Coordinator Kim Moriak, volunteers are paired with a senior or someone in need to shop for groceries and deliver meals weekly. More than 30 volunteers ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The owners of Pearly Whites & Childsmiles-Familysmiles respond to shortage of medical supplies in a big way by supplying local hospitals and police departments with medical supplies. Dr. Michael & Dr. Brooke Skolnick, owners of the family dentistry and orthodontic ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Cherished Creations Annual Grand Wine Tasting Fundraiser, originally scheduled for Friday, March 20 at Grand Summit Hotel, has been postponed to June 5, 2020. Visit www.cherishedcreations.org to learn more.  Cherished Creations, out of Berkeley Heights, is committed to ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling established their ValaircoCares program as part of their 50th anniversary celebration.  Each quarter a charity or nonprofit organization is nominated to receive the $500 donation on Valairco’s website. This quarter, Knit Crochet With Love, a non ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- 'Cheers to 125 Years" kicked off the first of three 125th Anniversary celebrations in the Borough of Mountainside. The sold out Gala, which was held at the Springfield Hilton Garden Inn, drew 350 guests to the Feb. 21, cocktail reception.   Councilwomen Deanna Andre and ...

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Grace Eline has been through and been in the spotlight more than most people five times her age. The 11-year-old brain tumor survivor is the daughter of Aubrey Reichard-Eline, co-owner and instructor of Unwind Yoga and Wellness here in New Providence.  Grace served as honorary captain for the NY ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ –  Fans of Downton Abbey will appreciate the show’s connection to the 1911 sinking of the Titanic which took the heir to the Crawley fortune with it. This set off the chain of events that led to many of the plot twists during 6 seasons of Downton Abbey. Volunteers at Mountainside’s ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Valairco Heating and Cooling has extended their Valairco Cares program into 2020. They will continue to donate $500 every three months to a charity or nonprofit as nominated by their friends, customers and general public. The voting deadline for the next ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Dr. Patrick Smith of Smith Chiropractic, recently presented a check to Governor Livingston Principal Robert Nixon and seniors student athletes Connor Bigelow and Alex Cassu to support Governor Livingston's Impact Pre-Concussion Testing Program.  Dr. Smith has donated the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - For Christmas, Sophie Chhowalla, a third grader at Woodruff School who was recently diagnosed with cancer, wished for her entire family to visit for Christmas dinner.   Sophie, the daughter of Jill and Jig Chhowalla, is battling stage IV neuroblastoma. She is currently ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Following a nation-wide request for nominations from child bereavement field professionals and an election by the membership of the organization, the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) announced that its membership and Board of Directors has elected Cristina M.

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Two seniors at Gov. Livingston High School, Claudia and Juliana Manieri, co-founded The Prominence Project, a 501c3 non-profit and are members of the Prominence Project's Executive Board. Through the initiative, they have assisted the sick, homeless and most recently ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - On December 14, Governor Livingston’s Interact Club once again helped to sort, bag, and pack a room stacked full of toys for the community of Elizabeth. St. Joseph’s Social Service Center organizes an annual toy drive to help bring smiles to the faces of families in-need. Each year, ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Thunder Bantam Minor team adopted a classroom of 17 3-6 year-old students at “LaCasa de DonPedro-Head Start” in Newark, NJ. The players raised funds, on their own, and were able to buy each child at least three gifts from their wish list. The money was raised through bake ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Governor Livingston's Girls Varsity basketball team showed up in force to help Jeff Mayerson and his Wolves Basketball Academy clinic for children with Autism,Spectrum disorders and other special needs on Saturday, December 14th. GL head coach Chris Eckert and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - This year's Rose Parade on January 1, 2020 marks the 17th year the Donate Life float will make an appearance in the parade. NJ Sharing Network along with its partners [Bridge to Life, Dignity Memorial Funeral Homes and Team Liberty] are sponsoring three New Jersey donor ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Thanks to the generosity of the Valairco Cares program, more children will experience a moment of magic through the creative programming of The Moment of Magic Foundation, who's mission is to provide a moment of magic to children with "medical vulnerabilities" through character ...

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  MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- It’s been almost a year since Imagine Founder and Executive Director Mary Robinson  learned she was among thousands of people who had been nominated for consideration as a CNN Hero. In March, she learned she was chosen as one of the top 20 candidates for the prestigious ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Valairco Heating and Cooling established their ValaircoCares program as part of their 50th anniversary celebration. Each quarter a charity or nonprofit organization is nominated to receive the $500 donation on Valairco’s website. “When we started in business we did a lot of work in ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Undaunted by the heavy rain, 72 walkers and volunteers conducted the 2019 New Providence Crop Walk on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 20. Their exceptional effort has earned $5,000 to fight hunger.  Matching funds and other contributions are still arriving.   Since 1974, this ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -  Several brave kids came by for the thrill of the annual "Haunted Trail" behind the Mountainside Municipal Complex Saturday night on a crisp autumn night. The trail featured several different frightening scenes with actors ensuring "an extreme haunt." Members of the Volunteer ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! After their year of giving, Valairco Heating and Cooling has extended their Valairco Cares program and will continue to donate $500 every three months to a charity or nonprofit as nominated by their friends, customers and general public. The voting deadline for ...

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