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Watchung Hills Coach Organizes “The Mountains vs The Seas” Tournament, Teams Raise $44,000 for Go4theGoal

September 19, 2018

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - So which high school girls soccer conference is the strongest? The debate may be settled this weekend when Skyland Conference teams will meet Shore Conference teams in the inaugural "The Mountains vs. The Seas" girls soccer showcase and fundraising event.

Seven cross-conference matchups are set for Sunday, Sept. 23, at The Pingry School, with the ...

North Plainfield 8-Year Old Holds Lemonade Stand to Raise Funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The call went out and the North Plainfield community responded. 

Cooper, an eight year old boy from North Plainfield, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 3. His mom posted a message that Cooper would be holding a sugar and carb free lemonade stand, coinciding with the town-wide yard sale. She said,” He donates his money to JDRF to help find a ...

Leadership Somerset Seeking Donations to Upgrade Kitchen at Agape House

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The Leadership Somerset Program is starting its fundraising work to upgrade the women's kitchen in the Agape House in Somerville, and provide a nutritional program to those living there.

According to a release, Leadership Somerset works to create an active network of informed concerned leaders who are committed to improving quality of life in the community. Every ...

Heads Shaved: Ciattarelli, Bateman Raise Money for Childhood Cancer Research

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Middlesex, Mercer, Hunterdon) and former state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, took turns at Raymour & Flanigan, Route 202 to get a no-frills haircut.

Nothing fancy, no clipping, no styling, and no comb or scissors were necessary.

The longtime 16th District lawmakers had their hair shorn Saturday ...

Special Olympics New Jersey Says "Thanks" to Somerset County

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Larry Hanko, area director of Special Olympics Somerset County, attended a meeting of the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently to thank and recognize members of the county Roads and Bridges Division and the Somerset County Department of Corrections for their support of Special Olympics over the last 24 years.

Special Olympics Somerset County holds its ...

Are you a Match? Nick Sauter Is In Need of A Kidney Transplant

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Local resident Nick Sauter has been a pillar of the community for countless years and has touched the lives of so many as a former vice principal, athletic director, teacher, football and track coach at Passaic Valley High School.

As an active member of St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Little Falls, he's been a member of the vestry, and was involved with the church's ...

Dairy Queen in Plainfield to Hold Bike Giveaway Saturday

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Dairy Queen in Plainfield is holding another bike giveaway this Saturday, Aug. 25.

Over one hundred bikes and helmets for those in need will be distributed at the free quarterly event on a first-come, first serve basis beginning at 8 a.m.

Can't make it?  The next giveaway will be held on Dec. 22.

Dairy Queen is located at 1367 South Ave. in ...

Regional Animal Shelter Taking Part in Clear the Shelters Event

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

According to a release, all the animals that are over 6 months will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. Kittens that are under 6 months old will be $50.

"We are thrilled to participate in this event," shelter manager Brian ...

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Community Helps Stuff-the-Truck with Diapers for Low-Income Families

September 19, 2018

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 members donating 8,200 diapers for low-income families.

The Mayor of New Providence, Al Morgan, ...