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Somerset Patriots Celebrate Philanthropy and Fiscal Soundness

December 11, 2018

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots Baseball Club, led by Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer and Co-Chairmen Jonathan Kalafer and Joshua Kalafer, presented a ceremonial check to Somerset County elected officials in the amount of $20,276,654.26 at the team’s annual Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 4th attended by the Patriots’ marketing partners and dignitaries at Trump National ...

Operation Cookie Swap Spreads Holiday Cheer To Area Military Families

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The third annual Operation Cookie Swap went into full drive on December 2, mobilizing to bring holiday smiles to active and non-active military families in the area. Operation Cookie Swap is sponsored by the SSG Michael Ollis Freedom Foundation and Amici’s Bakery in Monroe Township. The yummy holiday event is organized by long time borough resident Kimberly Ollis-Loschiavo ...

Milltown's Pasquale Pizza To Host Upcoming Dine To Donate To Help Feed Middlesex County Residents

MILLTOWN, NJ - In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Pasquale Brick Oven Pizza has partnered with Feeding Middlesex County to host a Raise the Dough fundraiser on Sunday, December 30. Fifteen percent of all take-out and dine-in orders placed between 4 p.m. and closing on December 30 will be donated to M.C.F.O.O.D.S.

"With donations they (M.C.F.O.O.D.S.) provide food and ...

Music, Food and Santa for City's Xmas Tree Lighting

NEW BRUNSWICK - Steam rose from the cups of hot chocolate as choirs filled the air with classic Christmas tunes and people nibbled on samples dished out at booths from local restaurants set up around the city's Monument Square.

Meanwhile, during all this hoopla Friday night, everybody waited in wintry air for the man of the hour to appear.

"Is he coming? Is ...

Professional Arborists Volunteer Day of Service at Colonial Park

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The  New Jersey Arborists Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture brought manpower and equipment valued at $3.6 million to Colonial Park Dec. 1 for the chapter’s annual Work Day of Service.

Professional arborists and urban foresters volunteer a day of work at a location selected by the chapter annually. The recipient organization pays a ...

Hillsborough Volunteers Assemble 1,000 Gift Packages for US Troops

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Several hundred volunteers gathered at the Hillsborough YMCA Saturday to help the Rotary Club of Hillsborough and Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,000 personal care packages that will be shipped to US troops deployed overseas.

Several veteran organizations participated, including the Hillsborough VFW, Post #8371, the central New Jersey Chapter #27 of the Military ...

Somerset Patriots Host Holiday Toy Drive with Santa and Sparky Lyle Dec. 8

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle will host their annual Holiday Toy Drive at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m to noon.

Fans are asked to bring new, unwrapped toys to the Somerset Patriots Team Store located at the ballpark throughout the day. The toys will be donated to Toys For Tots Central New Jersey.

Lyle will be at the event ...

4-H Gift Drive Looking for Donations

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Do you want to help a Middlesex County family have a happy holiday? Consider donating to Project GIFT!  Since 1997, Middlesex County’s 4-H’s Project GIFT has provided a free day of holiday shopping for over 140 needy families in our community.

Over 70 4-H teens assist with the fundraising and running of this event. These students also donate many ...

Hillsborough Rotary Invites Volunteers to Pack Holiday Gifts for US Troops Overseas

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -  A caring message and a few simple pleasures from home can make a big difference to our service men and women serving abroad.

That is the underlying mission of Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a Hillsborough-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing US troops serving abroad with their favorite snacks and toiletries. The Rotary Club of Hillsborough is proud to ...

Tis The Season for Giving, Agencies Collecting Food, Coats, Toys

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Agencies in the city are asking people to feel the message of the season by making donations to help others.

Collection points have been set up around New Brunswick where people can drop-off hats, coats, gloves, scarfs, non-perishable foods and toys.

All of the donations will go to families in the city who receive assistance from local organizations, such as ...


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