Giving Back

November 15, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 11th annual Toy Drive event, co-hosted by the Don Jones Foundation and the Jules Podell Foundation, was held on Wednesday, November 14 in the new outdoor heated patio enclosure at Providence Bar & Kitchen in New Providence.   This year’s attendees contributed 400 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Dr. Robert Marbut Jr., a pioneer in the field of homelessness and homeless transformation, has joined the Family Promise National Board of Trustees. Marbut is the embodiment of Family Promises' assertion that family homelessness is a bipartisan issue, having both served as a White ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Once again members of American Legion Post 433 in New Providence gathered with friends and family to commemorate Veterans Day. On Sunday the post chaplain welcomed everyone and offered a prayer, which included a wish that people of every land “may form a brotherhood which ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Join the 11th Annual Toy Drive from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Providence Bar and Grill located at 1288 Springfield Avenue in New Providence for a night with light appys, discounted cash bar and music.  Bring new unwrapped toys or gift cards for local families ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence, Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troops of New Providence and Berkeley Heights and the Community Service Association of New Providence are again teaming up to conduct a fall food drive for needy families. On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – On Oct. 18, a Berkeley Heights family lost everything due to a fire in their rented home. Less than two weeks later, the family is settled into a home, with new clothes, food in the pantry, school supplies and a deep appreciation for the people of Berkeley Heights. Louis, ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Achieving contributions of $7,000, the 2018 New Providence Crop Walk,  in spite of the high winds and mid-40s temperature, was a large success.  Matching funds and other contributions are still arriving.  Since 1974, the town has had this annual walk. Planned by Faith ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The annual New Providence Street Fair will be in downtown New Providence on Sunday, October 28. The fair, presented by the NJ Sharing Network, will be held on Springfield Avenue, between South Street and Livingston Avenue, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.. The family-oriented ...

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Downtown New Providence merchants invite all ghosts, goblins, princesses, and other characters to come downtown to trick-or-treat in their costumes on Saturday, October 27, from 1-3 PM. Stores with orange pumpkins on their doors or in their windows will greet trick-or-treaters with candy and fun ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Peak Medical held its Grand Re-Opening event on Saturday. While the expanded facility has been open for business throughout, Saturday was the official celebration. Residents of the township and surrounding communities stopped in and took tours of the facility which has ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- No ghosts showed up, but a variety of superheroes, a puppy, soldier, princesses and even a unicorn dropped by Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights on Saturday afternoon.  The occasion was a Community Costume Halloween Gathering for local children. Since it was ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — An energetic group of student leaders and two advisors from New Providence Middle School walked out of school, down South Street to Centennial Park a little after 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17. They were armed with red ribbons and determination, as they undertook the mission to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Anastasia Dekantios, co-owner of temporary tattoo website jewelflashtattoos.com, will be hosting a special 'pop-up shop' in remembrance of her mother and in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month at The Connection in Summit October 17, from 3 - 6 p.m. The event will benefit ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Soccer Club and New Providence High School Varsity soccer teams are hosting a New Providence Soccer day New Providence Soccer Club is holding a soccer day of games and clinics starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 10 at Lieder Field. Come on out and ...

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Steve Healey to help expand global reach and impact of organization dedicated to finding a cure for cancer. NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Brooke Healey Foundation President Steve Healey was recently chosen by the DIPG Collaborative as its Membership & Research Ambassador. As the Ambassador, Healey ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - As what's become a tradition over the past few seasons, the New Providence High School Football team proudly invites local youth resident Lucas Reiling to be Honorary Captain during their home game vs. David Brearley High School of Kenilworth on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7 ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Valairco is celebrating 50 years and is giving 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 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Third Annual Car Show, organized by the New Providence PBA Local #132, was a big success this Sunday attracting sixty cars and many town residents.  As dozens of classic cars glided into the parking lot behind Berkeley Aquatic, the new home of the Annual PBA Car Show, ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Grand Opening celebration of Arbor Terrace Mountainside not only met expectations, it exceeded most people's. It drew hundreds of people – including Mayor Paul Mirabelli, members of the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, Arbor Terrace “home office” executives, and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Community Service Association of New Providence (CSA) held its second Annual Holiday Boutique on Sunday at the De Corso Senior/Community Center on Sunday.  Shoppers found a variety of gift items, from hand thrown pottery, handmade jewelry, quilts, bags and even food, as ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Saturday, September 29th, the gravel parking lot outside American Legion Post 433 transformed into a camping ground for New Providence residents’ old tables and dressers, mismatched chairs, and sporting equipment their children had grown out of. Inside the post building, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence resident Richard "Rick" Anderson was recently honored by The Reverend Dr. Daniel Gunn and  Saint Andrews Episcopal Church for his years of service to Saint Andrews Episcopal Church as well as to the greater community.     A  New Jersey Senate/Assembly ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Three 'Healthy Kids Nights' -- each designed to provide food insecure families in Summit with healthy food and their children with healthy play -- were hosted during August at Mabie Playground by The Summit Area YMCA, The Connection, G.R.A.C.E.'s Refrigerator, The Summit Area Public ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Connection in Summit has was honored by Our House Inc.’s (OHI) with its Community Partner Award at Our House's 28th Annual 'Achievement Awards Ceremony' on September 20. The Connection was recognized for “believing in the cause and broadening the awareness of Our House’s ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life. That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Varsity Football team is hosting a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project charity during their home football game vs. Manville on Saturday, September 29 at 1 p.m. The football team ran a very successful preseason fundraising campaign in ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Moms Helping Moms Foundation recently held a fun, kid-friendly Stuff-the-Truck diaper drive at the New Providence Community Pool in honor of Diaper Need Awareness Week. The event, sponsored by North Plainfield Nissan, was a huge success with community members donating 8,200 ...

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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 ...

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