Press Releases

October 16, 2018

The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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The Long Hill Township Library will present a Halloween-worthy production of Washington Irving’s most famous horror story, Ichabod Crane and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, on Sunday, October 21 at 4pm. The actor, Neill Hartley, will tell the tale of school teacher Ichabod Crane as he makes his way ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Rotary Club of the Plainfields will host their Fifth Annual Pancake Breakfast on October 27 at the Church of the Holy Cross Church, 40 Mercer Avenue in North Plainfield. The event starts at 9:00 a.m. with fresh pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee, tea and milk being ...

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Talk by a woman who suffered for many years - and through several hospitalizations - from various eating disorders (anorexia, binge and purge, excessive exercise). She will share her journey and make important distinctions to help professionals, family members and loved ones understand the vast ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ - The Arc Foundation of Somerset County hosted their first “Clubs for Cabins” Golf Outing fundraiser on Monday September 17 at Watchung Valley Golf Club.  The event was part of a strategic fundraising goal to help raise significant funds for Camp Jotoni, a 15 acre summer camp ...

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The Animal Initiative Committee is holding its 19th annual Celebration of Animals on Sunday October 7, 2018 at 1:30 PM at Leland Avenue Park, (next to Cook Elementary School, 739 Leland Ave.)  Plainfield, New Jersey.  The event is free of charge and open to everyone, with or without pets, to ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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The Vermeule Mansion announces their schedule of activities for the annual Weekend Journey Through the Past, a FREE event sponsored by the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission.  Vermeule Mansion is one of approximately 30 sites participating in the event on Saturday, Oct 13th, 10-5 pm ...

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  Come Join us for the 4th Annual Run for Quaid 5K Run! Life is filled with everyday obstacles which is why we chose this challenging course. We believe in STANDING for those who can’t.   4th annual, challenging, run/walk, hilly, & scenic on the back roads in Warren, NJ. Registration ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J, is offering an Introductory Western-style horseback ride on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1: p.m  Registration is available online at www.somersetcountyparks.org and ...

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PATRIOTS’ PATH COUNCIL WILL HOST FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF SUMMITING MOUNT EVEREST ________________ Council Board Member Dan Stringham to Provide Detailed Account Of Preparations and 5-Week Expedition to Reach the Summit of Mt. Everest CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ – October 1, 2018 – Boy Scouts of ...

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Plainfield—Crescent Concerts presents the first offering of its 37th Season, “Percussion in Plainfield,” featuring Grammy nominated marimba artist, Greg Giannascoli accompanied by Ron Stabinsky, pianist.  The date and time of this extraordinary music event is Saturday, October 6 at 5:00 ...

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Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss seeks 10 individuals for our October 19-22, 2018 volunteer facilitator training session. Imagine peer support groups are the main source of support for grieving children and families in Union county and beyond. Groups are facilitated by trained adult ...

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ALEXANDRIA TWP., N.J. — Riding with HEART is holding its Fall Tack Sale on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at their Alexandria Township farm, 639 County Road 513, two miles west of the Pittstown traffic light.   On Sunday most items are ...

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POHATCONG TWP., N.J. — Sunday, Oct. 7 is the date for Mylestone Equine Rescue’s 19th Open House. The annual event will be held from 12 to 4 p.m. at their farm in Pohatcong, N.J., rain or shine. For anyone who’s ever wanted to meet a horse up-close and personal, this is your opportunity. But the ...

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North Plainfield, NJ – On Saturday, September 15, Moms Helping Moms Foundation held a fun, kid-friendly Stuff-the-Truck diaper drive at the New Providence Community Pool in honor of Diaper Need Awareness Week. The event, sponsored by North Plainfield Nissan, was a huge success with community ...

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The Vermeule Mansion announces their participation in the annual Weekend Journey Through the Past, a weekend tour of historically significant places in Somerset County.  Approximately 30 sites will participate in the event run by the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission, scheduled for ...

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  The North Plainfield Education Association (NPEA) will host a Welcome Back to School table at each of North Plainfield’s Back to School nights (9/13, 9/17, 9/24, 9/26, 9/27, & 10/4). This event will be staffed by members of the North Plainfield Education Association.   Over 100 ...

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The Jumble Store, located at 110 Walnut Avenue, is open for the 2018-2019 season. We have received some wonderful donations this summer, so shop early for the best selections! The Jumble Store is open Wednesday and Friday 11am-5pm; Thursday 11am-8pm; Saturday 10am-5pm; and closed Sunday through ...

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Quentard DeGeneste, II, generally called “Quinn,” is now Music Director at the Watchung Presbyterian Church (WAPC)in North Plainfield, and it has not been the same since he arrived!  Quinn’s extensive background in all musical venues, combined with his incredible composition talents, have created ...

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Nick Sauter, resident of Little Falls, NJ, is still seeking a living kidney donor. He is in renal failure and on dialysis 3 times a week. He is a former college and high school football player, who played for Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, between 1973-77, on a full scholarship as an ...

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  The Center for Great Expectations, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary at the Annual Gala on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick from 6 – 11 pm. In 1998, CGE served twelve women per year.  The Gala will celebrate the journey from this ...

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WANTAGE, N.J. — Horsemen and those without horses are invited to the Lusscroft Farm Labor Day Horse Camping Trail ride. Arrive any time after noon on Friday, Aug 31 and stay through Sept. 3. There are 15 stalls available. The Lusscroft trail system has some new, well-marked trails. Other ...

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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 6:30pm.  This year’s honorees are Bob English and Carol Prasa of Long Hill, Michael Fogarty ...

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                                                                                                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                         August 15, 2018   Contact: Carolyn Logan Cell: ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Arc of Somerset County will be hosting their first “Clubs for Cabins” Golf Outing fundraiser on Monday September 17th at the Watchung Valley Golf Club.  The event will be part of a strategic fundraising goal to help raise significant funds for Camp Jotoni, a 15 acre summer camp ...

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It’s popcorn season! Support Scouting in your community (Cedar Knolls, NJ) The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council Scouts have begun their fundraising season with the always expected and delicious popcorn sale. Across Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex and Union counties you will find ...

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It is with a great deal of pleasure that Watchung Avenue Presbyterian Church (WAPC) is welcoming Madelynne B. Lindsey back to their pulpit to lead their worship service.  The congregation so thoroughly enjoyed her previous engagement that as soon as they learned she was available again they jumped ...

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BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. — The Hampton Classic Horse Show, which returns to its world-class 65-acre showgrounds in Bridgehampton, N.Y, Aug. 26-Sept. 2, will host its eighth annual Adoption & Animal Welfare Day and 13th annual Long Island Horse Show Series for Riders with Disabilities (LIHSSRD) ...

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