Press Releases

August 16, 2018

Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local citizens at the 2018 Good Scout Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at The Primavera Regency in Stirling.  This year’s honorees are Bob English and Carol Prasa of Long Hill, Michael Fogarty of ...

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Watchung Hills Soccer Association (WHSA) TOPSoccer registration is now open.  WHSA is excited to announce that the program will be FREE of charge again this season. To register as a player, visit www.whsa.org and click on the “Log In” tab and then follow the registration steps.   TOPSoccer is a ...

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Girl Scouts and CCM Announce the Launch of New National STEM BadgesThe Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey today announced the launch of 30 new national Girl Scout badges exclusively for girls ages 5–18 at County College of Morris (CCM), a nationally designated center of excellence for cybersecurity ...

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America’s Grow-a-Row will host their annual Scout Day volunteering event on Monday, August 20th, from 10am-2pm at one of their Clinton, NJ area farms. Scouts of all ages are welcome to volunteer and harvest produce. To register for Scout Day, please visit www.americasgrowarow.org.  All volunteers ...

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We invite all Plainfield families to the PMUA Eric C. Watson Memorial Environmental Fair on Saturday, September 8th at Library Park in Plainfield. Join us from 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. where the park will be transformed into a place of education and fun. While enjoying an extensive BBQ, Latino ...

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Boys and Girls from North Plainfield, Green Brook, and Watchung are invited to FREE Summer Adventure Nights! Events Will Include STEM, Shooting Sports, Games and More! WATCHUNG, NJ – Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for ...

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The Joy of Helping Others North Plainfield’s East End Elementary School prides themselves on encouraging their students, parents, and staff to become actively involved in supporting worthy community causes and providing service wherever needed.  Proudly this year, the school established a ...

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The Jewish Family Service (JFS) recently celebrated the charitable work of Knead to Feed, a challah bread baking organization based out of Temple Har Shalom in Warren. The Community Service Recognition Award was presented to Knead to Feed founders at the JFS’ 38th annual meeting on June 6, ...

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North Plainfield, NJ - Mother’s Day is often celebrated by showering the women in our lives with beautiful flowers, heartfelt cards, and taking them on special outings to show them how much they mean to us. Yet, for many low-income mothers living in our community, they struggle each day to provide ...

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On Angel's Wings is a volunteer group of Firefighters and EMS workers that dedicate their time and resources to collect  outdated firefighting equipment, gear and apparatus that does NOT meet current NFPA and OSHA standards in the United States.    These items would be disposed of in the ...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – June 18 is Autistic Pride Day and one-on-one brain training company LearningRx (www.LearningRx.com) is sharing the results of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who went through personal brain training. Unlike digital brain games, one-on-one brain training uses ...

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Each year the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards highlight the spirit of civic engagement among New Jersey’s 1.5 million volunteers and provide Jefferson Awards medals in 22 categories of volunteer service.    The 2018 New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards presentation ceremony ...

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  LearningRx shares exercises to work on the brain over the summer  The lazy days of summer have a hidden danger lurking. It’s a phenomenon that educators call the “Summer Slide.” Also known as “Brain Drain,” the Summer Slide is essentially the loss of knowledge and ability that typically ...

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The Mt. Bethel Fire Company will be hosting a large open house event to dedicate and celebrate the arrival our our new Ladder truck- Ladder 61.  Come on out for a fun day at the firehouse! Food, drinks, music, children and family activities, and lots of water from the surrounding fire ...

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    Band Concert: Come support the WHRHS band and orchestra students in their Spring  Instrumental Concert tonight, Thursday, May 31 at 7 pm in the PAC. It will be an  exciting night of musical entertainment. Admission is free, so come and enjoy.    WHRHS Choir: The WHRHS Choir will ...

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  What to learn how to canoe or kayak? Have dreams of taking on the Colorado River, but have never even been in a canoe or kayak? Don't despair, there's help at hand, and it's right here in Somerset County.  The Somerset County Park Commission offers a variety of canoeing and kayaking ...

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Maxson Middle School's annual spring musical is Friday May 4th at 7:00 PM and Saturday May 5th at 3:00 PM. Come watch the talented cast in their rendition of "Into the Woods Jr."    Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students/children.  For more information and to buy tickets ...

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Recently, Cadet TSgt Peter Dasilva, Lone Eagle Composite Squadron, was presented with his Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Wright  Brothers  Award by Lt Col Carol McCloud, former Group 221 Commander, NJ Wing, at the Morristown National Guard Armory, NJ.   Cadet TSgt Peter Dasilva is the son of Dr. and ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce a special free event, Good Plants and Bad Plants: How to Tell the Difference and Support Healthy Ecosystems, on Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Trailside Nature & Science, 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside. The ...

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On April 24, the Captain "Bud" Jackson Composite Squadron NJ-102 hosted an Information Session for members of the local community to learn about the program and what it takes to become a member. The event had an amazing turnout of over 50 students, parents, family members, and school staff! ...

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  The Kyle Kirst Memorial Foundation held it’s third annual ‘Kirst Klash’ Memorial Lacrosse Tournament on   Sunday, April 22nd, at Bridgewater-Raritan High School. The Sunday event featured  8 travel/recreation lacrosse teams grades 5th – 8th from towns with very close ties to Coach Kyle Kirst, ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Head over to the farm and join us for our 35th annual Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Ave., Basking Ridge. This unique community festival will begin at 8 a.m. with current Lord Stirling Stable students competing in games on ...

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NJ Connect for Recovery (NJCR), a service of the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ), along with local law enforcement and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), encourages New Jersey residents to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28. With ...

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WARREN, N.J. -  Local residents and supporters will unite alongside volunteers of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) New Jersey Affiliate to demand better for pancreatic cancer patients at PurpleLight New Jersey on April 29 at Camp Harmony / The Orchard Academy at 5 ...

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The Franklin Township Police Department is currently accepting resumes for the position of Class III Officer. Applicants must: - Be under the age of 65 at the time of appointment - Possessed a Class "A" Police Training Certificate - Retired from a law enforcement agency in good standing - ...

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Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will be offering Mental Health First Aid Training in Westfield May 15 and May 22. Attendees will learn the risk factors, warning signs and symptoms for a range of mental health problems and what to do when they encounter ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that openings are still available in the upcoming training series for Volunteer Advocates for victims of sexual violence. The sessions are scheduled twice weekly beginning on Tuesday, May 1 and continuing until Thursday, June ...

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Looking for an enriching and fun summer program for your children?  Why not try brain training?  Find out more: LearningRx in Warren is offering free trial sessions on May 2nd and May 9th.  Click on the following link for more ...

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A kitten from a colony of free-roaming cats in an isolated are in the vicinity of New Providence Road was recently found deceased. Testing revealed that the kitten was infected by rabies. All known exposures to humans have been addressed and there are no known exposures to resident pets. If ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The public is invited to the Scotch Plains Public Library to view the photography of Sherman Feller. There will be an artists’ reception which the public is welcome to attend on Sunday, May 6 at from 1-3 pm.  Registration is not required for the reception. Feller has ...

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