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Local Resident Honored with the 2018 Melvin Jones Fellowship

January 23, 2019

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Walt Sieling was recently honored with the Melvin Jones Fellowship. 

The Melvin Jones Fellowship is the Lions Club International Foundation’s highest form of recognition to acknowledge an individual’s dedication to humanitarian service.

Walt and his wife Terry have lived in New Providence since 1970 and has been a Lion for 30 years. They have three ...

Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored at the Boy Scouts of America 8th Annual New Providence Good Scout Award Dinner

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the 8th Annual New Providence Good Scout Award Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees are Jack Flood, Alma DeMetropolis, Captain Theresa Gazaway, Mayor Al ...

Like, Totally: Family Promise Going 'Back To The 80's' for Fundraiser Jan. 26

SUMMIT, NJ - Leg warmers are optional.

As Arnold Schwarzenegger said -- well before he became governor of the Golden State -- in 1984’s “The Terminator”: “I’ll be back.” Now, Family Promise is echoing that sentiment and celebrating its 30th year of serving children and families battling homelessness when the Summit-based national ...

Drive for Autism Foundation Distributes $38,000 in Grants to Programs Helping Individuals with Autism

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Drive for Autism Foundation has distributed $38,000 in the form of eight grants to school-based programs providing education and training to individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Each program received funds based on a “wish list”.

The Drive for Autism foundation holds an annual golf outing each September, as well as several other smaller fund-raising ...

True Meaning of Christmas Shines Bright at St. Joseph's Social Service Center

ELIZABETH, NJ - Meaning of Christmas ~ "Peace on Earth, Good will toward Men, for the Savior has come to show us how to love, and to give us the greatest gift of love."  For many, the true meaning of Christmas is to help others who are less fortunate. For believers, Christmas is everyday.

When you spend time with the employees, volunteers and supporters of St. Joseph's ...

Sunnier Days: Sesame Street Partners with Summit's Family Promise, Produces Digital Resources for Homeless Advocates and Caregivers

SUMMIT, NJ - A collaboration with Summit-based national nonprofit Family Promise and a few other friends has resulted in Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, creating a suite of online resources to help Family Promise and other providers better serve children experiencing homelessness.

When they ...

Lantern Hill Residents Donate $110,296 to Staff Appreciation Fund

More than 235 hourly staff members received a gift.

Residents of Lantern Hill, an Erickson Living retirement community in New Providence, New Jersey, raised $110,296 for the community’s Staff Appreciation Fund. The campaign was launched to provide a way for residents to show their gratitude to non-management hourly employees on campus.

On December 10, Lantern Hill hosted a Staff ...

Valairco Heating and Cooling Celebrates 50 Years by Giving Back: Moms Helping Moms Foundation Receives $250

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Kevin McHugh and Richard Valenti of Valairco Heating and Cooling recently presented a check for $250 to Jerusha Oleksiuk of Moms Helping Moms Foundation as part of their Valairco Cares program.

Valairco launched the "Valairco Cares" campaign this past spring and is committed to donate to four different charities or nonprofits throughout ...

Summit Resident Among Outstanding Women Honored at the 2018 Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J.-The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council honored six local women at their 18th Annual Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon.  Susan Head (Florham Park), Linda S. Habgood (Westfield; mother and son accepting award), Alexandra Picozzi (New Vernon), Nancy Washington (Manasquan), Trisha Swift Mahoney (Tewksbury), and Vicky Demuth (Summit) were honored on Friday, ...

#Pioneer Love! 

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In the spirit of the holiday season, New Providence PAL partnered with Skin Deep Salon Spa to support CHRISTMAS IS FOR CHILDREN,  a 501(c)(3), non-denominational organization dedicated to providing local children with gifts that might not otherwise be possible for Christmas. By doing so, NP PAL spread holiday cheer ...

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Berkeley Heights VFW Post 6259 To Host A Pasta Dinner; Reserve a Spot Now

January 22, 2019

Berkeley Heights VFW Post 6259 will hold a Pasta Night from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, at the post, 15 Locust Ave.

The menu includes: salad, appetizer, a pasta dinner, meatballs and sausage, desert and coffee.

The cost is $10 per person.

To reserve a spot, call Al Compora at 908-764-5629 by Friday, Feb. 8.