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Mum's The Word: Plant Sales Benefit Overlook Auxiliary Sept. 21-23

September 17, 2018

GILLETTE, NJ - Mums are a fall tradition, and the Overlook Auxiliary will be the beneficiary of the seasonal blooms via a plant sale at Lombardo Farms September 21-23.

Lombardo will donate a portion of proceeds from Mum sales each day to Overlook Auxiliary, a volunteer organization that cultivates a compassionate and comforting environment throughout the entire ...

Diaper Drive Coming to New Providence Sep. 15

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Moms Helping Moms organization is spearheading a Stuff-the-Truck Diaper Drive on Saturday, Sep. 15 from 11 am to 2 pm at the New Providence Community Pool parking lot. In order to recognize this event Mayor Al Morgan read a proclamation at the Tuesday, Sep. 11 council meeting declaring the week of Sep. 24-30, 2018 as Diaper Awareness Week.

The ...

Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22nd

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- County residents are invited to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

The Newark Bait and Fly Casting Club are co-sponsoring the fishing derby and will be providing a hot dog lunch as well as organizing contests. Prizes will ...

Union County Girls on the Run Chapters in Need of Coaches

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Some Union County chapters of Girls on the Run (GOTR), an afterschool program designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences, are currently seeking volunteer coaches to help their young participants increase their self-confidence, develop healthy relationships and feel good about ...

Nick Sauter, former Passaic Valley High School Athletic Director, Is In Need of A Kidney Transplant

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Nick Sauter has been a pillar of the community for countless years and has touched the lives of so many as a former vice principal, athletic director, teacher, football and track coach at Passaic Valley High School.

As an active member of St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Little Falls, he's been a member of the vestry, and was involved with the church's food pantry for ...

Imagine Receives Grant of $25,000 from the Merck Foundation


MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, headquartered in Mountainside, received a grant of $25,000 from the Merck Foundation recently.

“We are so grateful to The Merck Foundation for their generous grant of $25,000 for the expansion of our bereavement support programs at our new center in Mountainside,” said Stuart Arnold, Imagine Board Chair.  ...

Prestige Diner Gives Back to Berkeley Heights Public Library with $250 Donation

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Prestige Diner recently launched their "Reading Rewards" program that rewards kids with a free kids meal at the diner when they pick a book from the special library at the diner to read while they're waiting for the meal. This was a partnership with the New Providence Memorial Library.

Continuing their commitment to literacy and giving back to the ...

The Brooke Healey Foundation: Making Something Positive Out of Something Devastating

The Brooke Healey Foundation Caring 'Til It's Cured #DIPG

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Brooke Healey Foundation is hosting their 5th annual Golf Outing on Monday, August 20 at Royce Brook Country Club in Hillsborough. This event has been held in honor of five year old Brooke, daughter of Stefani and Stephen Healey, who succumbed to DIPG, an inoperable and rapidly ...


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BHEF Plans Fall Festival and Color Run for September 30

September 18, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Education Foundation (BHEF) will be hosting a Fall Festival and Color Run on Sunday, September 30th, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Columbia Park.  Come enjoy the start of fall with many fun activities including a bounce house, pumpkin painting, face painting, spin art, slime making, carnival style games with prizes, lacrosse speed throw, ...