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Uniacke Named Bridges Outreach Executive Director as Bhatt, Tulloch Announce Retirement

May 20, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Bridges Outreach, Inc. Executive Director Lois Bhatt and Deputy Executive Director Bethany Tulloch have announced their retirement and, effective May 29, Richard J. Uniacke will begin his tenure as the Summit-based nonprofit's new Executive Director.

Uniacke, who will become just the organization's third executive director in three decades, was ...

Women Business Owners Collaborate in New Providence to Host Series of Free Group Counseling Sessions for Women of Divorce

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Tara Colandrea, owner of Kindness Counts Therapy in Westfield, and a member of Divorce Dynasty - a female powerhouse group of professional women including therapists, lawyers, and realtors, who are each a champion of their respective roles in the divorce process for this series -- recently held her first of an 8 week series of free group ...

A.J. Perri Helping Veterans in Need - Again

TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV.

As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this summer.

"They fought for our country, and their families sacrificed," said ...

Brilliant Life, Smart Phone: SAGE Teen Volunteer Teaches 99-Year-Old WWII Veteran How to Use Latest Technology

SUMMIT, NJ –  Hayward Wheaton will celebrate his 100th birthday on October 30, another milestone in an amazing life of the World War II veteran and Scotch Plains resident. Visiting Wheaton at his home is like taking a step back -- and through -- history, with the Jersey City-native remembering when he made $60 a month working as an elevator operator,, when the ...

Valairco Cares Gives Back: Vote for Your Favorite Non-Profit to be Recipient of $500 Donation

MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco is celebrating 50 years and wants to give back by donating $500 to a nonprofit or charity based on the desire of its customers, friends and interested parties. Valairco will be donating to four different charities or nonprofits approximately every three months during their 50th year celebration. 

Anyone can nominate a charity or nonprofit ...

Family Promise of Union County Takes Health and Wellness to the Streets

SUMMIT, NJ - Drawing a record crowd, Family Promise of Union County -- in partnership with Overlook Family Medicine and a host of volunteers -- hosted its third annual Health Fair at First Baptist Church of Cranford / Elizabeth, welcoming more than 200 attendees to an event that featured free wellness screenings, nutritional advice, and healthy foods.

A grant from Overlook ...

CPC's Willis Mission Fund Grant Boosts Family Promise's Volunteer-Supported Efforts

SUMMIT, NJ - The Lena Willis Mission Endowment Fund of Central Presbyterian Church has awarded a $25,000 grant to Summit-based national nonprofit Family Promise. The award will assist Family Promise and its volunteers in their effort to prevent homelessness and to shelter and stabilize families who lose housing.

Volunteers move families into their new homes, as well as provide ...

A Mother's Day Story

HOLMDEL, NJ - There's a saying we've all heard, 'you can choose your friends, but not your family members'.  Well, for the Field family in Holmdel, they have a different tale to tell. It's a story about family, the selfless love of two mothers, and about dreams coming true.

Holmdel's Darlene Field says, "While on vacation in the Caribbean Island of Sint ...

Plainfield Officer Recognized as 2018 Union County Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Officer Mylis 'Bernel' Harrison, a school resource officer at Plainfield High School, has been named 2018 Union County Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year. Nora Murphy  was named the Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year for New Providence.

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse ...

Nora Murphy Recognized as 2018 New Providence Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Nora Murphy, New Providence Municipal Alliance Chairperson, has been named 2018 New Providence Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year.

Each year, the Municipal 
Alliance recognizes one 
volunteer for special
 recognition which includes an
awards ceremony and dinner 
at the end of the year with all
 the County Volunteers of the
Year for each municipality.
 This year, Murphy ...

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The Ducks Are Here

May 22, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Just arrived. Over four thousand little yellow rubber duckies, ready to swim their little webbed feet off for their adoptive “parents.”

Ducky adoption tickets are just $5 each and available throughout Berkeley Heights oAm Bagel, 7-Eleven, Stop n/ Shop, and out front of our town post office to find and adopt as many duckies as you’d like.