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Wardlaw+Hartridge Community Supports MLK Day of Service

EDISON, NJ -- The Green Team at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison sponsored its first annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Recycling Event on Monday, Jan. 15.

Local families donated their gently used clothing, household items, shoes, toys, books and electronics during the daylong event. Over 50 volunteers from the W+H community including students from the Lower, Middle and Upper schools worked together to help sort the items for distribution to various charitable organizations such as Fish, Inc., Goodwill, nursing homes and more.

Donated items such computers, iPads, phones, and monitors were donated to Electronic Access Foundation (EAF), a non-profit organization who keeps electronics from being thrown in a landfill and prepares the donated electronics for donation to other qualified charitable organizations. Many of the volunteers took the donated items to the various charities who were overwhelmed with gratitude to the W+H community.

It was a memorable day of family, teachers, staff members, and students working together to recycle and give back to those less fortunate. There was such an abundance of donated items that a couple of the charities stated they had no more room in their storage facilities. The Green Team members and the W+H community are thankful for all those who donated items, volunteered and contributed their time to help make this a successful event.

 

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Update: Health Authorities Still Investigating Flu Death of Elizabeth Schoolgirl

February 19, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health is continuing to investigate the cause of the passing of elementary school student Daniela Genaro after it was confirmed that the student had been diagnosed with influenza. Officials said it "presently remains unclear whether or not the virus was the primary contributing factor to the child's passing."

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Sinai or Sanctuary?

 

 

And in the beginning, G‑d was homeless, and so G‑d asked His people to set Him up with some digs. Where does it say that? Well, nowhere, actually. But it does say that G‑d instructed Moses to tell the people, “They shall make for Me a Sanctuary, that I may dwell among them.”

Now the question is, was G‑d really homeless? ...

Colleen Mahr Has Paid Her Dues, Earned People’s Trust, and Left a Track Record of Success

February 20, 2018

Dear Editor:

As a 26-year-old Scotch Plains resident who cares more about the well-being of our town than about local politics, I am extremely disappointed that the Scotch Plains Democratic Committee leadership has decided to abandon Colleen Mahr in her run for Chair of the Union County Democratic Committee.

Mahr, who as Mayor of Fanwood for 15 years has worked closely with Scotch Plains ...

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Valentine’s Day is a day filled with Hallmark cards, chocolate covered strawberries, red roses and special dining.  It’s a day to express our love and affection to those close to us.  Some of us have expectations that this day will be blissful, we may even receive that diamond ring that represents engagement or marriage.

Valentine’s Day can be a wonderful time if ...

Bernards High vs. Union Catholic Girls Basketball Teams Face Off to Support Team Campbell Foundation

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BERNARDSVILLE NJ - The Bernards High Mountaineers will play Union Catholic High School on Saturday, February 24th at 2:00pm at Bernards High in Bernardsville. The game will support the Team Campbell Foundation. 

Both teams are honored to be able to play in what will be Bernards High’s Coach Sandy Whelan’s sixth Gold Out game in seven years. Gold is the awareness color for ...

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