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Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 15, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

Community Unites to Provide Winter Coats for the Needy

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New or like-new winter coats (excluding leather and suede) will be collected from Nov. 5 through Nov. 15 at East Brunswick Township offices and other locations.

The collection hours at the township municipal complex, 1 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive, will be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at the Recreation and Parks Department, 344 Dunhams Corner Road, Monday ...

Flag Pole Dedicated to Keystone Community Living, Inc.

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A new flag pole was installed and dedicated to the residents and staff of Keystone Community Living, Inc. on Sunday, October 7th.

The flag pole, new landscaping and shrubbery were dedicated as part of a community service project that was led and completed by Ryan Carey with support from local Boy Scout Troop 309.  The project was proposed to Keystone Community ...

15th Annual Buddy Walk Raises Funds for, Awareness of Down Syndrome

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The 15th Annual Buddy Walk of South Plainfield took place this past weekend at Putnam Park. Organized by borough residents Michelle and Keith Both, the family-friendly event not only promoted awareness and inclusion of people with Down syndrome but also raised money for research and education programs. 

This year’s walk, held on Oct. 6, saw 28 teams and ...

Corpus Christi Students Em"bark" on Community Service Project

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Corpus Christi School had a few special furry guests recently.

On Oct. 5, the students, in the pre-K through eighth grade school, staff and faculty welcomed several Golden Retrievers who work as service and therapy dogs and take part in a fundraiser walk to benefit Mickey’s Kids Foundation, which raises money to provide these dogs ...

Middlesex County Police Host Charity Softball Tourney

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County police will host a benefit softball tournament Saturday, Oct. 13 at William Warren Park in Woodbridge.

Entry fee is $600 per team with funds being raised for the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

The first game will start at 8 a.m., even before the 9 a.m. opening ceremony, to get all the games ...

Hundreds Assist in Construction of Playground to Honor Brendan Tevlin

LAVALLETTE, NJ — Firefighters from across the state are helping to keep a Livingston teen’s name alive through a memorial playground currently being built in Lavallette—the Jersey Shore town where Brendan Tevlin spent every summer of his 19 years.

After members of the New Jersey Firefighters’ Mutual Benevolent Association (FMBA) helped build playgrounds in ...

Australian Toddler Needs Helping Hand on Journey to Boston Hospital

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Tilly Mahon is flying from Melbourne, Australia to the United States in less than a month to meet her grandfather, Colin Driver, a long awaited event filled with anticipation but fraught with anxiety and angst.

Two-year-old Matilda, aka Tilly, her mom, Jane, father, Matthew and 5-year-old brother James are flying 10,318 miles from "Down Under" because Tilly needs ...

Donors At Upcoming Brunswick Square Mall Blood Drive To Receive AMC GIft Card

EAST BRUSNWICK, NJ - The New York Blood Center has been fighting a summer-long shortage, stressed by the recent hurricane in Hawaii. On Friday, September 7, Brunswick Square Mall will be hosting a blood drive from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. in their center court. All donors wil receive a $10 AMC Movie gift card as a thank you.

Donors should be between the ages of 17 and 75 and be in good physical ...

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