Giving Back

November 20, 2018

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - American Legion Post 401’s Annual Toys for Tots drive is now underway.  The Post is an official drop off site for the program and will be accepting new, unwrapped toys through December 17 at American Legion Post 401, 148 Major Rd., Monmouth Junction, any time after 3 p.m., ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - American Legion Post 401’s annual food drive in support of the South Brunswick Food Bank is now underway. Area residents may drop off their non-perishable food donations at the American Legion Post Home, 148 Major Road, Monmouth Junction, any time after 3 p.m., seven days a ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ - Monday night marked the ninth annual A Taste for Education, presented by the Education Foundation of South Brunswick Township, Inc., at Pierre's of South Brunswick.  The program began with a welcome from Martin Abschutz, President of the Foundation. The two hundred guests ...

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TINTON FALLS, NJ – A.J. Perri is back helping veterans in need – this time launching a search for veterans and their families through a partnership with ABC-TV. As part of the A.J. Perri Cares Program, a lucky New Jersey veteran and their family will receive air conditioning/heating relief this ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite the cloudy morning, Jersey City's Liberty State Park was blooming in pink as hundreds of survivors, friends, families, and sponsors attended Susan G. Komen of North Jersey's Race for the Cure.  The explosion of color represented the hope and determination to celebrate ...

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PARKLAND, FLA. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students have put together a fund-raising public service announcement to raise funds for the victims' families. Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine said, "The Parkland community steps up," Michael Udine, Broward County Commissioner, said. "You ...

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PERTH AMBOY - Stephanie Márquez-Villafañe, president of the student-based Puerto Rican action group Rutgers Unión Estudiantil Puertorriqueña, offers a sobering assessment of New Jersey’s Puerto Rican student community in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the worst hurricane to hit the U.S.

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Instead of pushing their way through the  doors at the end of the school day this week, students at the Van Derveer School took their time and hung out in the lobby each day, patiently waiting on line to spend 25 cents for a 9-ounce cup of lemonade. The students are ...

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Building Homes, Changing Lives Campaign will unveil new branding, outdoor banners, the Diamond Jubilee Gala and the start of construction on $30 Million in redevelopment projects. EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange Housing Authority (EOHA) will celebrate 60 years of service to the East Orange ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Former Gov. Jim McGreevey, who has made prisoner reentry programs his major focus, will be on hand tomorrow to open a new site on Livingston Avenue.  McGreevey runs the New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals. The opening ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Socks for the homeless are being collected by state Sen. Kip Bateman, R-Somerset/Hunterdon/Middlesex/Mercer at his legislative office through March 31. Bateman authored and sponsored a resolution approved by the state Senate that designates February 14 of each year as “Socks for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hate incidents across the country have been on the rise in the past year, and New Brunswick has been no exception. That’s why city officials will be partnering with ​the Borough of ​Highland Park and the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, for a month-long ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - 'Tis the season for giving and the Alice's CUP Food Pantry is badly in need of volunteers. The food pantry assists any Middlesex County person or family in need. They currently offer assistance to more than 400 families a month. Alice's CUP is searching for two types of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ – Santa Claus came early for a borough family, delivering a very special surprise to Alison, Benjamin, Colin and Dylan Shornock on December 16. The family will be heading to Disney World for an all-expense paid vacation courtesy of the Mama Mare Foundation and the Jilly Bean Dream ...

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