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Snapple Bowl All-Star Game Comes Down to Final Quarter with Union County Win 27-14

July 21, 2017

UNION, NJ -  In the 24th Snapple Bowl, Union was able to secure the win over Middlesex in a closely contested game. The game came down to the final few possessions but Union came out with a 27-14 win.

Former East Brunswick High School teacher and football coach Marcus Borden, the Snapple Bowl founder and director, has raised close to $600,000 from the games since 1994. The money ...

Summit's Family Promise, Overlook Family Medicine Partner to Host Community Health Fair Geared Toward 'Sustainable Independence'

ELIZABETH NJ - More than 80 adults and 30 children, either former guests of Family Promise’s Union County Program or neighbors in Elizabeth, visited the Community Health Fair, a biannual, joint effort by Family Promise, a Summit-based national non-profit which provides services to families experiencing homelessness, and Overlook Family Medicine of the Atlantic Health ...

Junior League of Summit Awards Keeney Scholarships to Two Area Teens

SUMMIT, NJ - Malay Nanavaty and Emily Peterson, two recent graduates from New Providence, are the recipients of the Junior League of Summit's Shirley Wright Keeney Voluntarism Scholarships.

Nanavaty attended the Academy for Allied Health Studies. Since 2015, he has been an active volunteer at the New Providence EMS and was motivated to undertake a 144-hour EMT course, becoming an ...

Aiming to Ensure that 'Children are Homeless No More', Summit's Family Promise Partners with HUMI to House Families Nationwide

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit-based Family Promise, a national non-profit that helps homeless families achieve sustainable independence, is partnering with 'Help Us Move In' (HUMI), a Washington state-based non-profit which works with communities to fund and create programs helping families facing housing crises.

The model is based on the shared beliefs of the two ...

To The Max: Bone Marrow Registry and Blood Drive Held in Honor of Brave Summit Child July 23

SUMMIT, NJ - Just three months ago, five and a-half year-old Max Gottstein of Summit was diagnosed with treatment-induced acute myeloid leukemia, which develop after years of him battling retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer.

While the disease has attacked Max's body, it hasn't gotten a toe-hold on his spirit, as the courageous boy is an imaginative, happy, and strong ...

Congregation Ohr Shalom Partners with Moms Helping Moms Foundation to Collect Family Necessities

SUMMIT, NJ - Congregation Ohr Shalom – Summit Jewish Community Center (COS - SJCC) is partnering with local non-profit Moms Helping Moms Foundation, which focuses on families struggle to provide babies with clean, dry diapers, to help young families in New Jersey afford basic necessities.

Hannah Caminiti, a young COS - SJCC member, worked at the Foundation as an ...

Union County Honors Brigadeer General Edward Crystal of Scotch Plains

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, Vice Chair Sergio Granados and Freeholder Alexander Mirabella on Thursday presented Edward J. Chrystal, Jr of Scotch Plains with a resolution congratulating him on his promotion to Brigadier General in the New Jersey National Guard.

They were joined by General Chrystal’s wife Georgette.

Brigadier ...

Congressman Lance Speaks at American Legion Jersey Boys State

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) returned to the place where he started his political career Sunday, the podium at American Legion Jersey Boys State.

The 1969 delegate of the nationwide government-in-action program spoke to the nearly 1,000 rising senior boys at Rider University, professing his love for the program that launched his government ...

Super Volcanoes to Shakespeare, Union County 4-H Students Demonstrate Wide Range of Knowledge

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Students the Union County 4-H program traveled to New Brunswick last Saturday to participate in the annual statewide 4-H Public Speaking Contest at Rutgers University.

Each student spoke at length on a topic of their choice and were recognized with “Very Good,” “Excellent” and “Best in Room” awards.

Pictured from (left-right): James ...

Riders Deliver Hope for DIPG Research at Bikers for Brooke

FIGHT -- For Kids Battling Now, For Kids Who Survived, For Kids Who Will Battle, and Kids Taken Too Soon

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sunday marked the fifth annual Bikers for Brooke fundraising event, hosted by the Brooke Healey Foundation, in Berkeley Heights, for the purpose of bringing awareness to Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). DIPG are rare and aggressive brain tumors, ...

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Diana Miller, a New Providence Resident, Joins Imagine Board of Trustees

July 22, 2017

Diana Miller, a CPA with over 18 years of experience in public accounting, has joined the Board of Trustees at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss.  Diana possesses significant not-for-profit and governmental auditing experience with associations, foundations, churches, healthcare entities, private schools, school districts, colleges and universities, municipalities and counties. In ...