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"Blessing of the Animals" Benefits Local Shelter

September 25, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents are encouraged to bring their furry friends out for a special Blessing of the Animals Ceremony on the lawn of Nativity Lutheran Church on Ryders lane on Saturday, October 1 from 1:00 to 2:00. Pastor Jill will offer a meaningful brief service and then bless each animal individually.

Donations of cat and kitten food, dog treats and cleaning supplies are ...

Spotswood Community Comes Together To Help Beloved School Employee

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A familiar face has been noticeably absent from the Memorial Middle School for the past two weeks. Frank Luongo has not been in his usual spot greeting students and parents at the morning drop off. For Spotswood and Helmetta parents, Memorial Middle School teachers and staff, Frank, as he's affectionately known, is a vital element of the sixth through eighth grade school's ...

86,000 Missing Veterans: Rolling Thunder Roars Into Advocacy for POW-MIA During the "Ride for Freedom" XXII in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, N.J. - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action

Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who carry that flag to this day who are here to help educate and inform, however. They are called  ...

"Run Back to God" at Heavenly Farms This Saturday

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - St. Mary's Egyptian Coptic Church invites athletes to "Run Back to God" in a 5K race held at Heavenly Farms this Saturday. Hosted by the Class of 2018, the “Run Back to God 5K” is a Bible themed road race for elite runners and casual walkers alike. Participants of all walks of life are encouraged to join us in this family-oriented community ...

Weather Report Looks Great for Saturday's Ocean County Irish Festival at the Manahawkin Lake Park

STAFFORD - On Saturday, the newly formed Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will be hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival.  It will not be held in Ship Bottom but instead in a new convenient location, the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin.  

Those planning on attending are invited to bring their own chairs and tables if they would like.  Families ...

Somerville: Police Departments Hold Supply Drive for Texas Hurricane Victims

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Several police departments in Somerset County are collecting donations to be shipped to victims of Hurricane Harvey in Dickinson, Texas.

A 42-foot trailer is parked at the Bernards Township police headquarters. Police are trying to get the trailer packed to capacity as soon as possible so that the needed supplies can be on their way to Texas, according to Officer ...

Hillsborough Lawmaker Shaves His Head for a Good Cause

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – In a few weeks, state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, R-16th will hop in his car and drive 19 miles to a firehouse in Sergeantsville for a no-frills haircut that will take no more than a few minutes.

Nothing fancy, no clipping, no styling, and no comb or scissors will be necessary.

Ciattarelli, a township resident, will have his head shaved Sept. 24 to help raise ...

South Brunswick: Trucking Company Sends First Convoy To Aid Hurricane Harvey Victims (WITH VIDEO)

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - State and local police escorted five tractor trailers to the state line Wednesday morning, heading to Texas with donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

The effort is part of a continuing drive by Hermann Transportation Services in Monmouth Junction to help those in need after the devastating storm.

Company owners and brothers, Jeff and Bryan Hermann took to ...

Sparta High School Student Uses STEM Passion to Help Others

SPARTA, NJ – A Sparta High School student is using his passion for math and science to help others.  Senior Christopher Murray is working to promote Code to Hope  locally. 

The Code to Hope organization that seeks to improve digital literacy and education in Africa has resonated with Murray. He found out about it while at a summer program at Johnson & Johnson.  ...

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Stress, Success and Destiny: NJ Public Lecture Series

September 22, 2017

This is to announce a fascinating lecture series on the theme of ancient wisdom and its role in everyday life. The speakers are world renowned philosopher from India A. Parthasarathy (also known as Swami Parthasarathy) and his daughter-disciple Sunandaji. 

Swami Parthasarathy will speak on the “Law of Karma” and will explain how you alone are in control of your life. As he ...