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13 Sea Turtles Recover From Cold at West Orange-Based Care Center

January 8, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Although more than 700 sea turtles have been stranded this winter in the Northeast region of the United States, hundreds of which did not survive, 13 sea turtles are currently recuperating from the cold at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s Sea Turtle Recovery, New Jersey’s only long-term care hospital.

According to Sea Turtle Recovery, Inc., this ...

Company's Generosity Brings Smiles, Gifts to Children at Elementary School in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - Christmas arrived a bit early for elementary students at Marion P. Thomas Charter School's PAC Academy.

That’s because on Dec. 20 McCloudCares Foundation, the charitable arm of a construction management company, delivered bicycles, sneakers and toys to the students. The children also got to sit on Santa’s lap and were treated to a concert by the New York ...

New Jersey Devils Deliver Toys to Young Saint Barnabas Patients

LIVINGSTON, NJ ‚ Patients and staff at the RWJBarnabas Health family of hospitals, including Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston, were treated to a holiday-season visit by members of the New Jersey Devils National Hockey League (NHL) team.

As RWJBarnabas Health is the official health care provider for the New Jersey Devils, current players, team alumni and the NJ ...

Donated Toys Given at Essex County College Bring Smiles to Youngsters

NEWARK, NJ - Multiple groups collaborated to bring toys to hundreds of mostly local children this past Saturday at Essex County College.  

Joi’s Angels, an East Orange-based organization founded by Mark and Joi Smith, sponsored a Christmas carnival in the college’s gym, while a non-profit known as Christmas Is For Children distributed donated toys to pre-schoolers at the ...

Star-Studded Holiday Dinner for Newark's Homeless Comes to Weequahic High School

NEWARK, NJ - The mayor will be joining stars from “The Wire” and “Love & Hip Hop” for a holiday dinner in the South Ward that will be geared towards Newark’s homeless.

Michael K. Williams, who played Omar Little in HBO's “The Wire," “Love & Hip Hop” producer Mona Scott-Young and others will be at Weequahic High School ...

New Jersey Devils To Team Up With Newark for Toy Giveaway

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Devils will take some time off the ice to partner with the city for a toy giveaway on Dec. 13.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and the hockey team will host the event from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the John F. Kennedy Recreation Center. Toys were donated by fans who attended two Devils games earlier this month at the Prudential Center.

“It is always ...

5th Annual Toy Giveaway at CityPlex 12 Theater to Bring Holiday Cheer

NEWARK, NJ - About 5,000 toys were given to children last year at the CityPlex 12 movie theater, and the Believe in Newark Foundation expects an even bigger turnout this year.

Santa, elves and raffles will be on hand at the same theater on Dec. 23 from 12 to 4 p.m. The foundation collaborated with city officials, including Central Ward Councilwoman LaMonica McIver and Mayor Ras ...

Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

Hundreds Attend Montclair Township Tree Lighting

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair residents gathered to enjoy their visit with Santa, hot cocoa, live music and much more at the Montclair tree lighting this past Friday night.

The event, hosted by the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs, the Montclair Center BID, and the FMBA, started at 5 p.m. with live music, followed by the tree being lit an hour later and Santa visiting ...


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