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Adopt-a-Family Program Donates $8,689 to Somerville Agency

January 3, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Generous residents once again helped make Thanksgiving special for needy families through the Adopt-A-Family program promoted by the Somerset County Board of Freeholders.

Six agencies participated.

The Food Bank Network of Somerset County received $5,020 in donations; the Samaritan Homeless Interim Program, Somerville, received $8,689; the Hillsborough Food Pantry, $3,971; ...

Literacy Volunteers Recruit Volunteers in Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County is holding information sessions to learn more about becoming a volunteer adult literacy tutor.

Representatives of the organization will be at the Hillsborough Township library at the municipal complex, 379 South Branch Road, from 6-7 p.m. on Jan. 9.

There will be two other opportunities to learn more about the organization on ...

Hillsborough UNICO Donates to Operation Shoebox New Jersey

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A donation of $2,000 raised at the Hillsborough UNICO Comedy Show at the Raritan Valley Country Club in November was presented to Operation Shoebox New Jersey recently.

Nate Santaromita, UNICO president, accompanied by members Anthony Ferrara and Mariann Cialdella, made the presentation to Rod Hirsch, founder and executive director of OPSHBX NJ, a 501C3 non-profit ...

Hillsborough: Grateful Grandfather Donates AED Device After Good Samaritans Save His Life

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - On April 29, 2018, as Reanna Nelson played in a Hillsborough Soccer Club game, her grandfather, Romano Borgobello, was stricken while watching from the sidelines. When he became unresponsive, Hillsborough residents Kris Cauda and Alex Wnorowski both registered nurses, along with Marc DeMaio, who is about to be sworn in as a police officer in Old Bridge, performed ...

Somerville: Blood Drive Honors Memory of Local 9/11 Heroes

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset is holding a blood drive this month in honor of Thomas Gorman, of Middlesex, a longtime donor who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 and his brother, John Gorman, of South Plainfield, whose life was cut short by cancer in 2016. 

For several years, the Gorman family has celebrated their ...

Valairco Heating and Cooling Celebrates 50 Years by Giving Back: Moms Helping Moms Foundation Receives $250

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Kevin McHugh and Richard Valenti of Valairco Heating and Cooling recently presented a check for $250 to Jerusha Oleksiuk of Moms Helping Moms Foundation as part of their Valairco Cares program.

Valairco launched the "Valairco Cares" campaign this past spring and is committed to donate to four different charities or nonprofits throughout ...

Santa Arrives at Somerville Hospital in SWATmobile

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Santa gets around this time of year in any number of ways - firetrucks, flatbed trucks, horse-drawn carriage, small airplanes, and courtesy of the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office, a huge, lumbering SWATmobile.

Santa was the guest of honor at the Steeplechase Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson/Barnabas University Hospital this week, courtesy of the Somerset County ...

HMC's Lights of Love Illumination Ceremony

RARITAN TWP., N.J. – Hunterdon Medical Center held its annual Lights of Love ceremony recently, a time-honored tradition here for 31 years.

Each year, an evergreen tree is illuminated with thousands of shining white lights. The lights represent gifts received from donors all over the country to honor or memorialize people who have touched their lives in a special way.

Proceeds from ...


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