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Last Few Days to Donate Items to VNA Rummage Sale, Scheduled For Early October

September 24, 2017

FAR HILLS, NJ - The tens of thousands of items sold at the giant Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills rummage sale each spring and fall come from donations from this area and and beyond - and the donation period to drop off quality used items will continue through this week, until Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Those donations will stock 26 "departments" of bargain merchandise for ...

Union County Daughters of Ireland Raise More Than $3,500 with Cranford Bar Crawl

CRANFORD, NJ – Union County’s women of Irish descent are coming together to build relationships, network and raise money for young women of Irish heritage.

Two Clark women, Kate Mooney and Lori Connolly, teamed up last April to start the Union County Daughters of Ireland. They were inspired by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, a group of which Mooney’s father is a proud ...

Two Celebrate 90th Birthdays at Chatham Senior Center

On Wednesday, Sept. 20th, the Mah Jong group at the Chatham Center Center held a special celebration. Two long time members of the weekly group celebrated their 90th birthdays.Included in the celebration was a homemade cake with whipped cream frosting and a beautiful bouquet of sun flowers. Both women have been attending the Mah Jong group for over 15 years.

Senior Center of the ...

Penn State THON Volunteers Collecting Money for Pediatric Cancer

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence is going to have a little extra blue and white in it this weekend as Penn State THON volunteers will be downtown looking for your coins in their effort to raise money to help fight children's cancer. Penn State students will be in towns all around the tri-state area, dancing on street corners and at storefronts raising money.

The Penn State ...

Hurricane Harvey Rescue Dogs Find New Homes at MAX Challenge New Providence Event

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - MAX Challenge New Providence stepped up to give back to Home for Good Dog Rescue in Berkeley Heights, raising almost $900 from their morning classes and hosted an adoption event at their store last Saturday -- and 10 puppies found their forever homes.

"At the MAX, we recognize and appreciate that we are members of the local community, and we ...

Pioneers for Lucas; New Providence Football Team and Cheerleaders Honor Lucas At Saturday's Game

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Pioneers for Lucas is back for a third year. The New Providence High School football team will honor Lucas Reiling on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Lucas will be an honorary captain for the Delaware Valley football game. Lucas has been an inspiration to the football team for many years and the team is excited to share this special day with him. 

The football team ...

Sabattis Saved: Boy Scouts' Adventure Camp to Remain Open After Patriots’ Paths Council Executive Board Vote

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ -- The Patriots’ Paths Council Executive Board met on Monday, Sept. 18 in a special session to discuss the future operation of Sabattis Adventure Camp, which was threatened with closure.

After thorough and thoughtful discussion, the Board voted to continue Sabbatis camping activities through the end of the 2019 summer camping season. The Board ...

Overlook's Dr. Stuart Green, Family Medicine Unit Among Honorees at Our House's 27th Annual Achievement Awards Sept. 28

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Dr. Stuart Green, Associate Director of the Overlook Family Medicine Residency Program and the behavioral sciences director at Overlook Medical Center, will be among the individuals and organizations saluted as Our House, Inc. -- a non-profit organization providing services for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities -- hosts its ...

86,000 Missing Veterans: Rolling Thunder Roars Into Advocacy for POW-MIA During the "Ride for Freedom" XXII in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, N.J. - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action

Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who carry that flag to this day who are here to help educate and inform, however. They are called  ...

Junior League Thrift Shop Holds Annual Costume Event Oct. 5 - Get Ready for Halloween!

SUMMIT, NJ – The Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop will host its annual Costume Event on Thursday, October 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 37 DeForest Avenue, Summit. The popular event will feature affordable costumes for the whole family in addition to seasonal housewares and decorations.

“We have an extensive selection of new and gently used adult ...

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Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

September 21, 2017

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member’s chronic or terminal illness. The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. 

The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or ...

Help Save Sabattis Adventure Camp for Our Boy Scouts

September 10, 2017

All of the other troops think that Blackfoot is the worst campsite at Sabattis Adventure Camp. That’s because it’s the furthest walk to the center of camp. Troop 77 knows that Blackfoot is the best campsite at Sabattis. We’ve been camping at that campsite every summer for years, far longer than our current scouts or their older brothers can remember.

Blackfoot is a very ...