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November 23, 2022

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – To celebrate Thanksgiving, Middlesex County’s food distribution organization, REPLENISH, hosted a series of events and food drives throughout the month of November designed to raise awareness of food insecurity and collect non-perishable foods and supplies. The month-long ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - The Sayreville War Memorial High School National Honor Society is holding a Thanksgiving Food Drive until November 23. The Food Drive first started on Monday, November 7 with donations benefiting the South River Food Bank. TAPinto spoke with Mary Kruh, a teacher at Sayreville ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - Eric Housman and his children, Taylor and Ashley Hausmann, will host the annual Friends of Rose Co-Ed Softball Tournament Burke’s Park in Sayreville on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, at 10 a.m., the benefit the Fight Colorectal Cancer (FCRC) organization.  This tournament has not been ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - The Sayreville Police Department host an American Red Cross blood drive on December 1 at the President Park Fire House from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m.  According to the American Red Cross , every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood and or platelets. Also, sickle cell disease ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- BSA Troop 95 will be back at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Sayreville to care for the veteran markers on Veterans Day Weekend. Anyone interested is welcome to help on Saturday and Sunday, Nov 12 and 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There are over 830 veterans buried in Sacred Heart ...

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The Two Organizations have Collection Sites Throughout the State This year, with the financial hardship that many families are facing, Ryan’s Toy Roundup needs your help. The New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) has been working with the Ryan Patrick Faella Foundation and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- It all started on a cool but glorious Fall morning, under a spectacular sunrise that crested the sea on Monday, September 19, 2022. Randolph High School 2016 graduate Tommy Pasquale dipped his toes into the Atlantic Ocean at Manasquan Beach in New Jersey, said a little prayer, and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- A member of Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin's staff presented a check from Bowl for Hunger on his behalf to the Sayreville Care and Share Food Bank and Epic Church Food Bank at the Sayreville Borough Council meeting on Sept. 27.  "The work that every one of you does for our ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — During the summer of 2020, the Mechanical Contractors Association of New Jersey decided to donate the proceeds from a golf fundraiser to two non-profit organizations, rather than shore up its political action committee. Three years later, the MCANJ is continuing a tradition ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Former Rutgers and NFL Quarterback Ray Lucas is touring local high schools across New Jersey to spread awareness on drug addiction in the sports world. Lucas is working with the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) on a program ...

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PERTH AMBOY - In response to the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall in Puerto Rico on Sunday and caused an island-wide power outage and severe flooding, Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (D-19th Dist.) is asking residents to help. "Puerto Rico has suffered yet another tragic natural ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Senator Patrick Diegnan will have the privilege of serving as honorary chairperson for Feeding Middlesex County’s Hunger Heroes Awards. The fundraising event, which will be held Sept. 22 at The Pines Manor in Edison, honors some of the volunteers and businesses that have ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Mark Lesniak, from South Amboy, will be working on his Eagle Project this weekend (Saturday, Sept.17 and Sunday, Sept.18) and needs volunteers. Mark plans to clean the gravestones of veterans buried at Sacred Heart Cemetery, located on Johnson Lane in Sayreville. TAPinto spoke ...

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PERTH AMBOY – The non-profit Borinqueneers Park Education Alliance is lauding the Sept. 15 signing of a joint resolution that designates “Borinqueneers Day” on April 13 in New Jersey. According to the joint resolution in the state Legislature, “Borinqueneer” refers to members of the 65th ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- American Legion Lenape Post 211 (240 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville) will host its annual Tailgate and Tricky Tray fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 11:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The event will have plenty of food: ribs, chicken, kielbasa, sausage, and clams, along with beer, wine ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - The Sayreville Police Department recently volunteered to help work at the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen in Red Bank, NJ. This was their second time volunteering, leaving an incredible impact on the department as a whole. "Mrs. Denice Hogan, who is the widow of a former Sayreville ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - Defensive back for the Carolina Panther Myles Hartsfield held his second back-to-school backpack giveaway on Sunday, August 28. The Hartz Foundation Back to School Drive was able to give out over 50 backpacks for the new school year.

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