Giving Back Top Stories

February 15, 2019

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Skin Deep Salon and Spa Goes Blue! Join them on Sunday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for spa treatments, silent auction, food, refreshments and fun. The event benefits the New Providence PBA 132 in their effort to raise money in support of families of fallen police officers ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Kerry Lee was honored and celebrated for his over three decades of service to New Providence at a recent dinner at Moe's Bistro. Lee recently left the Best Western Murray Hill Inn after a 30 plus year career as the General Manager. "I haven't left the family, I only left the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - American Legion Post 433 invites area residents to its Annual Sweetheart Meatloaf Dinner Fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 8,from 5 to 8 p.m. The Post will be serving up a variety of Meatloaves (Brown Gravy, Italian, Mexican, Mushroom and Salmon), Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Succotash, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Boy Scouts of America’s Troop 1 in New Providence recognized Thomas Sponauer, Adam Venturella and Thomas Harris for earning their Eagle Scout rank, which is the highest achievement a Boy Scout can earn. The Eagle Scout rank has a long, distinguished history, and has been ...

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The Community Service Association of New Providence (CSA), together with the New Providence Lions Club, will host its 6th Annual Pasta Dinner & Basket Raffle on Sunday, February 24, 2019. This fun, family-friendly event will take place at the DeCorso Community Center, 15 East Fourth Street, New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Walt Sieling was recently honored with the Melvin Jones Fellowship.  The Melvin Jones Fellowship is the Lions Club International Foundation’s highest form of recognition to acknowledge an individual’s dedication to humanitarian service. Walt and his wife Terry have lived ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the 8th Annual New Providence Good Scout Award Dinner to be held on the evening of Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees are Jack ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Leg warmers are optional. As Arnold Schwarzenegger said -- well before he became governor of the Golden State -- in 1984’s “The Terminator”: “I’ll be back.” Now, Family Promise is echoing that sentiment and celebrating its 30th year of serving children and families battling ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Meaning of Christmas ~ "Peace on Earth, Good will toward Men, for the Savior has come to show us how to love, and to give us the greatest gift of love."  For many, the true meaning of Christmas is to help others who are less fortunate. For believers, Christmas is everyday. When ...

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More than 235 hourly staff members received a gift. Residents of Lantern Hill, an Erickson Living retirement community in New Providence, New Jersey, raised $110,296 for the community’s Staff Appreciation Fund. The campaign was launched to provide a way for residents to show their gratitude to ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Kevin McHugh and Richard Valenti of Valairco Heating and Cooling recently presented a check for $250 to Jerusha Oleksiuk of Moms Helping Moms Foundation as part of their Valairco Cares program. Valairco launched the "Valairco Cares" campaign this past spring and is ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In the spirit of the holiday season, New Providence PAL partnered with Skin Deep Salon Spa to support CHRISTMAS IS FOR CHILDREN,  a 501(c)(3), non-denominational organization dedicated to providing local children with gifts that might not otherwise be possible for Christmas. By ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – There were more cookies at the American Legion Post 433 Cookie Walk on Saturday, than there were last year…more than 150 platters, an estimated 8,000 cookies.  The sad news for many is the cookies were all gone by noon. That's about 133 cookies a minute going into ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The NJ Sharing Network recently held a Rose Dedication Ceremony for Jim Rhatican of Berkeley Heights, a liver recipient, who has been selected as one of the honorees on the "Donate Life" float at the New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA. "Since 2004, the Donate Life ...

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SOMERSET , NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause.  The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Star Fish Plainfield, a local food pantry, had over 500 bags and boxes of food, paper goods and cleaning supplies delivered by Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence on Saturday.  There were thirty-five volunteers who were on hand to help unload the donations, and they finished ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - While the vast majority of us shared Thanksgiving Day with family and friends feasting around the table and reciting our thankful blessings -- for many, the world kept on turning and didn't break for the holiday. ​​​​​ The team of employees at NJ Sharing Network work around ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- On Saturday, November 17, 134 members of Faith Lutheran Church and the New Providence community gathered at Faith to sort and pack into boxes more than $36,000 of canned and packaged food, designated for the needy. The food had been collected by Boy and Cub Scout troops ...

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And then away went Rudolph a whizzing like a shooting star Run, run Rudolph, Santa's got to make it to town Run Rudolph Run - Chuck Berry SUMMIT, NJ - The elves who magically make the Summit Santa Claus Shop appear each year, and have for the past five-plus decades, are getting ready to lace ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The big event is almost here!  Join Us at the Holiday Festival on Nov. 23. The Holiday Festival, featuring the Christmas Walk, Santa’s Grand Parade, International Celebrations, and fireworks, takes place on Friday, Nov. 23.  It is followed by Small Business Saturday on Nov.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Friday, November 23, 2018 from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m., Troop 368 of Berkeley Heights is sponsoring a blood drive with the American Red Cross. The blood drive will be hosted by the NJ Sharing Network located at 691 Central Avenue, New Providence. Blood donors can make appointments ...

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