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November 24, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elaine Wolf was busy Monday morning cooking stuffing, wrapping cooked turkey breast and working hard to prepare the Thanksgiving Day meal that Elijah’s Promise will be serving. Wolf said there was a lot of hustle and bustle - and an air of excitement - inside the community ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- A blood drive will take place on Sunday, Dec. 5, at St. Mary's (256 Augusta St.) in South Amboy at the school cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to the City of South Amboy website, the blood drive is being held because 'there is a national blood shortage across the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Recreation has begun collecting donations for its annual holiday season Toy Drive, which will run through Tuesday, Nov. 30. All donation must be dropped off at the Sayreville Recreation office at Mickey Sedlack Center (167 Main St). Donations can include new toys, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Police Department will host a food drive at ShopRite (2909 Washington Road) on Sunday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The police department will be collecting non-perishable food items to faciliate between local food banks. The aim of the drive is to help those ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The South Amboy Green Team and Clean Communities, partnered with Love U Foundation and Helping Hands, will host another annual pickup at the boat launch area and beach front on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. South Amboy Clean Communities will distribute bags, gloves, lunch, and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville native Vincent Sollecito was bestowed with the Cor Jesu Award from Saint Joseph High School for his longtime service as president of the high school's Father's Club. Sollecito has been involved with the school for 18 years, touching generations of Falcon students and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville police ranks third among departments across the country that are participating in No-Shave November teams, which have raised over $41,000 and counting with half the month to go! The goal of No-Shave November is to grow beards and awareness of the hair that many ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Cub Scout Pack 97 will be collecting donations for a 'Scouting for Food' holiday food drive on Thursday, Nov. 18. Donations can be brought to Emma L. Arleth Elementary School (3198 Washington Rd, Parlin, NJ) starting at 7 p.m. Food that are needed most, but are not ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Fire Department and Sayreville PBA Local 98 will host a charity cornhole tournament on Sunday, Dec. 5, in support of a dispatcher's battle against cancer. The event is in support of Sayreville 911 operator Anthony Magliocco, a lifelong Sayreville resident who ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- St. Stan's School participated in Jeans for Troops Day on Veterans Day (Thursday, Nov. 11). The event is sponsored by the Gi Go Fund, a nonprofit charitable organization that assists veterans, active-duty personnel, their family members, veteran supporters, and all members of the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- St. Stan's School kicked off this week's Sayreville Veterans Day celebrations on Monday by honoring former military members with a ceremony. The yearly event is one the school holds dearly. "The veterans play a very big part in everything we do here at the school," St. Stan's ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Members of the Sayreville PBA Local 98 participated in the Middlesex County "Out of Darkness Walk" on Sunday, Nov. 7. These community walks are held in hundreds of cities across the country to bring awareness to suicide and mental health as well as to raise money for the ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Class Ocean Action will hold its 36th Annual Fall Beach Sweeps beach clean up on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Raritan Waterfront Park. To join the South Amboy Green Team in participating, individuals must fill out a volunteer form. Visit ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ -- American Cancer Society’s fourth annual Bark For Life is scheduled for Sun., Oct. 17 at Mannino Park in Old Bridge, NJ from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The purpose of the event is to empower the community and their canine caregivers to take a stand against cancer. “A lot of our cancer ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Riley's Touch-A-Truck at South Amboy High School has been rescheduled to Sunday, Oct. 24, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A scholarship fundraiser sponsored by the Rone Family and South Amboy High School baseball team, all donations at the Touch-A-Truck event will go towards the Hugh ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Tropical Storm Ida fundraising relief efforts by the Somerset Patriots and their fans have raised $35,000. The New York Yankees Double-A affiliate collected $17,500 through an online auction and 50/50 raffles at the ballpark. That amount was then matched by the Kalafer family, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Middle School PTO will host a Fall Food Truck Festival on Friday, October 22, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Sayreville Middle School grounds. The food trucks include: Latin Bites -- Delicious Puerto Rican and Cuban fusion cuisine Mexi Boys -- Traditional ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The legendary Southside Johnny will headline Pig Gig 6, a benefit for the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation, which will be held on Sun., Oct. 24 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Italian American Club in Scotch Plains. Occurring for the sixth year, the Pig Gig will have multiple ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Students at St. Stanislaus Kostka School in Sayreville packed over 250 Blessing Bags for the homeless on Friday, Sept. 24. Kevin Garrison, founder of the Blessing Bag Brigade NJ spoke to the school on September 13 about his mission to help the homeless in New Jersey. The ...

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SOUTH AMBOY - With nearly 10,000 people expected to attend the South Amboy Irish Festival on Saturday, many Irish eyes will be smiling on all the live music, food and entertainment. But this festival – one of the largest of its kind in New Jersey – has another critical component: Supporting ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Providing to the community for over 22 years in the Raritan Bay community, Easterseals Community Support Services, Sayreville Adult Training Services in South Amboy has put over two decades worth of effort into aiding grownups with intellectual and developmental ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Fourteen high school girls soccer teams from the Greater Middlesex Conference are uniting to help pediatric cancer patients and other children in need through their participation in a fundraising event benefiting two New Jersey-based nonprofits. In addition, the nearly ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Members of the Sayreville Police Department's Community Outreach team volunteered at the JBJ Soul Kitchen Thursday evening. JBJ Soul Kitchen is a non-profit "community restaurant," run by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, that serves paying and in-need customers. The officers ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, are hosting an online fundraiser through MiLB Auctions to benefit those affected by Tropical Storm Ida in Central New Jersey.  The auction will run through 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26. Net proceeds from the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Police Auxiliary is hosting a night of fun at St. Stan's School for the second annual Designer Bag Bingo Tricky Tray and 50/50 on Friday, Sept. 17. Grab your friends, pack the cooler, and head over to St. Stan's School for a night of big wins and lots of ...

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SOUTH AMBOY -- The New Jersey State Governor’s Awards are the state’s official recognition for community service.  Honorees of the New Jersey State Governor's Jefferson Award achieve measurable community impact and represent outstanding acts of public service, without the expectation of recognition ...

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SOUTH AMBOY -- South Amboy Mayor Fred Henry, South Amboy Clean Communities, and the South Amboy Green Team will be hosting a 'Beach Cleanup' wellness campaign on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Waterfront Park.  In addition to the wellness campaign, 'Walk with a Doc' will also ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- September is Hunger Action Month, and REPLENISH (formerly MCFOODS) has a full month of food drives, activities, events, tips and suggestions for raising awareness on food insecurity and mitigating food waste.  Replenish is in need of volunteers at some events throughout ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- When the Sayreville Police sounded the siren for their community's help, the community responded. When the COVID-19 pandemic first started, the world shut down. This included local food pantries that so many people relied on. The Sayreville Police and Sayreville Police ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- A GoFundMe page has been established to help the family of 15-year-old Daniel Kreismer, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Sayreville on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021.  Related: Hit-and-Run Kills 15-Year-Old in Sayreville; Police Investigating Born in South Carolina, ...

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