The Patriot Challenge

Take the Patriot Challenge

Registration is open for this fun-filled virtual challenge.

One full week to complete a 5K, 10K or Marathon.  Easy, post your distance and raise at least $50 in sponsor money in support of Homeless and at-risk veterans. 

Do a Facebook live stream and you get bragging rights to share with your family and friends and challenge them to get on board and see who the winners are.  Medals to the top fundraisers.

Project Help is a local nonprofit that takes on the problems of Military Veterans and works to make their lives better.  The funds from this event will go to the Hardship Fund which is a grant program for qualified assistance requests.

Register here at, then let the games begin!  For more info about Project Help, visit or call 973-875-2068.

Contact Information
  1. Sandy Mitchell
  2. 973-875-2068
Mon, November 23
12:00 pm — 11:00 am
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Take the Patriot Challenge

Registration is open for this fun-filled virtual challenge.

One full week to complete a 5K, 10K or Marathon. Easy, post your distance and raise at least $50 in sponsor money in support of Homeless and at-risk veterans.

Do a Facebook live stream and you get bragging rights to share with your family and friends and challenge them to get on board and see who the ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez today stood with U.S. District Court Judge Esther Salas as Governor Phil Murphy signed Daniel’s Law, legislation named after her late son, Daniel Anderl, to better protect the privacy of judges and their families. Sen. Menendez, along with Sen. Cory Booker, renewed their call to pass federal legislation they introduced in response to the ...

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November Updates from Piscataway Public Library

Piscataway Public Library buildings will be closed to the public starting Saturday, November 28. The safety of the community is our number one priority, and we are looking forward to continuing to serve you while our buildings are closed.

Note that the Library will close at 4pm on Wednesday, November 25, and is closed on Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27.


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Gov. Murphy Addresses Verbal Confrontation During Family Outing in Red Bank

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At least two women reportedly approached the governor’s table during the encounter. Murphy was out eating with his wife, three sons and daughter.

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Plane Flips After Landing at Hillsborough Airport; No Injuries

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"The way that wind was gusting today, it was brutal," said Joe Horner, airport owner.

"The wind drifted him a little bit as he was about to ...

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