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Fighting Addiction-Prevention Links Receives National Grant to Support Recovery Services

September 24, 2017

ROSELLE, NJ - A national $600,000 Building Communities of Recovery (BCOR) grant has been secured by Prevention Links to bolster its recovery support efforts. The grant comes through the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.

In 2016, President Barak Obama signed into law the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act or CARA. This is the first major federal addiction legislation in 40 years ...

Strides for Students 5K - Be a Hero for Education

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Education Foundation (NPEF) will be hosting its fourth annual Strides 4 Students 5K race on Sunday, October 15, 2017. There will also be a Fun Run at 10 a.m. for the younger children. The race this year will have a HERO theme – BE A HERO FOR EDUCATION - dress as your favorite hero – your hero can be anyone you like: a superhero, police ...

Hurricane Harvey Rescue Dogs Find New Homes at MAX Challenge New Providence Event

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - MAX Challenge New Providence stepped up to give back to Home for Good Dog Rescue in Berkeley Heights, raising almost $900 from their morning classes and hosted an adoption event at their store last Saturday -- and 10 puppies found their forever homes.

"At the MAX, we recognize and appreciate that we are members of the local community, and we ...

Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad Receives Donation of Pet Oxygen Masks

Local pet parents offered free “pets inside” decals to alert first responders to pets in the home

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad has received a donation of two sets of specially designed pet oxygen masks from at-home pet services provider Canine Company.  Now the squad will have a set on each ambulance so rescuers can deliver oxygen to pets ...

Join Mothers of PreSchoolers (MOPS), a Group for Working Moms that Meets At Night

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Do you work and have a pre-school child? Courtney Mallon, a working mama from New Providence knows what that is like!

About a year ago, she went looking for a Mom’s Group that met at night and couldn’t find one, so she started one for working moms in the New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Summit, Chatham and Watchung area.

“It’s a great way to ...

Seniors and Caregivers Invited to Discuss Service Needs for Union County

ELIZABETH, NJ - A public meeting will be held on Monday, September 25 at 10:00 a.m. at the O’Donnell-Dempsey Senior Center, 622 Salem Avenue in Elizabeth. Caregivers and seniors are invited to attend, participate and express their views on the service needs of seniors.

“This public hearing is a good opportunity for residents to request services in areas such as caregiver support, ...

Dancers Bring Joy to Residents of Autumn Lake Healthcare of Berkeley Heights in Honor of National Grandparents Day

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In recognition of National Grandparents Day, Autumn Lake Health Care at Berkeley Heights hosted a special event that included dancers from Star Struck Dance Studio to share their talent and bring joy to the residents and family members.  

National Grandparents Day offers us an opportunity to not only thank our grandparents, but to spend time ...

K Primary Care & Medical Nutrition Center Hosts Their Second Anniversary and Wellness Day

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - K Primary Care and Medical Nutrition Center hosted a successful anniversary and wellness day on Saturday, September 16, at their office on 571 Central Ave, Suite 104 in New Providence. Many patients and residents from New Providence and neighboring towns attended. Mayor Al Morgan of New Providence also attended.

The program included a meditation session by Erin Sheehan, a ...

New Providence Launches Walking Campaign

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you have been in downtown New Providence lately, you can’t miss the colorful new signs posted to encourage people to walk to various destinations in the borough.  The perception of distance is often greater than the physical distance itself.  Clear, simple signage reminding our neighbors that “it’s not too far” to places they visit every ...

Recreation Programs for Youth with Special Needs Are Set for This Fall

SUMMIT, NJ - Special needs youth are invited to register for upcoming fall TryCAN programs, offered to children from any town, and which help youth develop skills that allow them to pursue a sport or activity further or simply provide them with a meaningful recreation experience. The programs incorporate teen 'peer mentors' from local middle and high schools ...

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Healing the Grieving Heart: The Journey After the Death of a Loved One

September 23, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A free of charge 8-week bereavement support group is offered by the Bereavement Ministry of the Church of the Little Flower in Berkeley Heights. Meetings will be held in the evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. on  Mondays, starting September 25th through November 13th in room 1 H of the Parish Center School Building (except session 7, which will meet Sunday, November ...