Local Teacher's Family Foundation Provides Lifeline to People Living with ALS

July 22, 2017

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta High School teacher and her family has helped a woman in Lake Stockholm to have a way to safely get in and out of her home.  Shannon Hobby-Psensky, known as HP to her students, together with her family have created a foundation to honor their mother and grandmother who died of ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease called The Ellie Reynolds ALS Foundation.  The ...

Center For Prevention to Hold Third Annual “Changing the Face of Addiction” Walk and Community Event

NEWTON, NJ—This year on Saturday, August 5, the Center for Prevention will host its third Annual “Changing the Face of Addiction Walk”.

The walk, in memory of the two young men from Sussex County who lost their lives to addiction is a one and a half miles walk that will begin at the Franklin Fireman’s Pavilion on Buckwheat Road in Franklin.

Two local mothers, ...

Coalitions and Volunteers Help Make Drug Prevention in New Jersey a Success

NEWTON, NJ—Over 160 people fromall over New Jersey met in East Windsor on Thursday, in support of the drug prevention efforts that have been going on throughout the state.

Diane Litterer, CEO and Executive Director of New Jersey Prevention Network and Valerie Mielke, Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services welcomed everyone to a day of ...

Newton Pride Foundation Opens Nominations for the 2017 Hall of Fame

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Pride Foundation is now accepting nominee applications through July 12, for the 2017 Newton High School Hall of Fame.

The dinner, which is now an annual event, will be held on Sunday, September 24 this year at Perona Farms Restaurant in Andover.

Since its inception, the Newton High School Pride Foundation has accepted 57 individuals, 51 of which have been Newton ...

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United Way of Northern New Jersey Kicks Off School Supplies Drive

July 25, 2017

NEWTON, N.J. – United Way of Northern New Jersey is seeking help from volunteers and donations of new school supplies for its annual United Way Tools for School drive, allowing children to start the new school year with the basic tools needed for success in school.

The drive will benefit more than 9,500 elementary and middle school children of ALICE (Asset Limited, Income ...