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Senior 'HomeSharing' Program Keeps People in Homes, Cuts Costs

March 6, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County officials are urging seniors who struggle with meeting expenses to consider a program matching homeowners with other seniors looking to share a residence because of the high cost of housing.

Bridgewater-based HomeSharing Inc. is a non-profit organization that helps people maintain their homes by finding the right fit with another ...

Adult Troop Leaders Needed as Girl Scouts Membership Skyrockets in Newark

NEWARK, NJ -- There’s a myth about all those Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Do-si-dos the CEO of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) wants to dispel.

“It’s not a cookie program. It’s not a cookie sale,” Natasha Hemmings said while sitting in Whole Foods in Downtown Newark, catching a quick bite before she headed out to another meeting.

“It’s an ...

Adult Troop Leaders Needed as Girl Scouts Membership Skyrockets in Newark

NEWARK, NJ -- There’s a myth about all those Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Do-si-dos the CEO of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) wants to dispel.

“It’s not a cookie program. It’s not a cookie sale,” Natasha Hemmings said while sitting in Whole Foods in Downtown Newark, catching a quick bite before she headed out to another meeting.

“It’s an ...

Adult Troop Leaders Needed as Girl Scouts Membership Skyrockets in Newark

NEWARK, NJ -- There’s a myth about all those Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Do-si-dos the CEO of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) wants to dispel.

“It’s not a cookie program. It’s not a cookie sale,” Natasha Hemmings said while sitting in Whole Foods in Downtown Newark, catching a quick bite before she headed out to another meeting.

“It’s an ...

Family Book Reading Birthday Party for Dr. Seuss

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Families can celebrate the birthday of author Dr. Seuss, Theodor Seuss Geisel, at the Henry Guest House on Livingston Avenue on Saturday, March 2.

Middlesex County will host the program to encourage reading from noon to 3:30 p.m. in the Guest House at 60 Livingston Ave., next to the New Brunswick Free Public Library.

There will be story times ...

Somerville Soldier Commemorates 14th Anniversary of First Care Package

MANVILLE, NJ - It was 14 years ago that Brendan Gallagher attended the inaugural packing event hosted by Operation Shoebox New Jersey in an empty storefront on Main Street Somerville with his dad Brian Gallagher, who at the time was the borough's mayor.

Brendan, who was 7 at the time, was one of several hundred volunteers who helped launch the volunteer organization's efforts to ...

Super Bowl and Rutgers Football Stars in Town for Blood Drive

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Less than two weeks after their victory in the Super Bowl, New England Patriot football players Devin and Jason McCourty will return to New Brunswick on Saturday for the annual Tackle Sickle Cell Blood Drive at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

This is the sixth consecutive year both the players are hosting the fundraising blood drive at the hospital in New ...

Hillsborough HS Alumni Gather for Concert to Raise Money for Sierra Leone School

 HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Over 20 Hillsborough High School alumni will join together for a night of acoustic musical performances on Saturday, March 9 at Hillsborough High School for a benefit concert to support a school in Bo, Sierra Leone.

"Boro4Bo" will begin at 7 p.m. Tickets and t-shirts can be purchased at the door the night of the concert. Tickets may also be purchased during ...

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