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Sun, May 5, 8:00 AM

Liberty State Park, Jersey City

12th Annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/05/2019 8:00am 05/05/2019 11:30am America/New_York 12th Annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure

Join us for the 2019 Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, locally presented by ShopRite. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will be the official MC for this family-friendly Race Day that includes a 5K Fun Walk, USATF Timed 5K Run, Wellness Village, Kids for the Cure activities, and more. Survivors and Forever Fighters (those with Stage IV/metastatic breast cancer) are the focus, ...

76 Audrey Zapp Drive Jersey City, NJ 07306
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Sat, May 11, 10:00 AM

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Lake Hopatcong Block Party 2019

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Add to My Calendar 05/11/2019 10:00am 05/11/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Lake Hopatcong Block Party 2019

The 2019 Lake Hopatcong Block Party, hosted by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation, will be held from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, May 11, 2019 (rain or shine), at Hopatcong State Park. This community event brings together businesses, community groups, craft vendors, food trucks and local restaurants. There will also be a children’s area, demonstrations and entertainment

125 Landing Road LANDING, NJ 07850
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Thu, May 16, 6:00 PM

Perona Farms, Andover

Celebration of Local Farms and Food

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Add to My Calendar 05/16/2019 6:00pm 05/16/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Celebration of Local Farms and Food

The Foodshed Alliance is holding its third annual Gala on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Perona Farm in Andover to support its work to strengthen sustainable farming, increase access to local, healthy food, and protect the environment. (http://foodshedalliance.org/2019-gala/).

The event will feature 17 tasting stations of appetizers, main courses and desserts created with the finest local ...

350 Andover-Sparta Road Andover, NJ 07821

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Sparta Police: Man Speeds to Drug Charges

July 6, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – A Connecticut man is facing drug charges after getting stopped for speeding on Route 15 north.  On July 4, around 5 p.m. Office Brian Porter stopped Hector Santiago, 28 for going 84 MPH in a 55 MPH zone, police said.

When Porter approached Santiago, the officer smelled marijuana in the car.  When asked about the smell, Santiago turned over a ziplock bag of pot, ...

Where is the Soft Power in the US?

July 17, 2019

Some years ago, Joseph Nye, a long time member of various Administrations, coined the concept soft power, which is the power of essentially goodness, and the ability to have nations want to emulate us.  Like our Peace Corps where young people -possibly college grads or post-graduate students, who enter foreign countries with efforts to better those countries and make them want to emulate us.

Mr. Mike: Bringing Brightness With a Bus

It’s no surprise that ordinary people can do extraordinary things and sometimes they touch our lives from the most unexpected places. Meet Mike Cotton from the Byram School Bus Company. Driver Mike is making the world a better place...one ride at a time. 

Mr. Mike is the driver of the school bus that winds throughout our neighborhood 180 days of the school year. He reminds me of the ...

Allergy Friendly Chocolate Pudding Fruit Tart

July 17, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read her essay, “11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies,” here.

Need a fun summer dessert that someone with food allergies can enjoy? Use their favorite fruit and cookies to make this tart. The easy homemade pudding is ...

Thorlabs Concert Series to Start This Weekend in Newton

July 12, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—Thorlabs will be hosting the “Concerts under the Stars” free summer series starting this weekend.

Concertgoers are invited to bring snacks, along with their pals and positive attitudes to the Sussex County Community College Connor Greene, where the concerts will take place.

The Andrea Nies Band will perform for the first concert this Saturday, July 13 beginning ...

Newark Lieutenant Arrested in Livingston Following Shooting of Ex-Wife in Jefferson Twp

July 15, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A 49-year-old man and 24-year member of the Newark Police Department was arrested in Livingston early Monday morning after being accused of killing his ex-wife and critically wounding her boyfriend in Morris County.

Livingston police confirmed that the arrest was made on Foxcroft Drive at 1:52 a.m. during a motor vehicle stop. The suspect, identified as ...

Learn Why Now is the Time to Move Up To A Premium Home!

Considering selling your current New Jersey home and moving up to a premium/luxury home?  Now’s the time! Team Nest Builder explains why here...

Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at that higher end! This is great news for ...

Pass It Along Saddles Up With Rivers Edge Horse Rescue and Sanctuary

LAFAYETTE, NJ  - Pass It Along, a local non-profit organization based in Lafayette, New Jersey, has recently partnered with Rivers Edge Horse Rescue and Sanctuary, based in Newton, New Jersey. The facility was established in 2010 by Diane Romano-Potocki, who currently still owns and manages the property and the sanctuary. Her mission is to rescue abandoned, unwanted and slaughter-bound ...

10th Annual Pass It Along Triathlon Coming Soon to Lake Mohawk Country Club

Pass It Along is set to hold the 10th Annual Pass It Along Triathlon, located at Lake Mohawk Country Club, in Sparta, New Jersey. Each year, this event brings together over one-thousand members of the local community to watch hundreds of participants bike, swim and run the streets of Sparta, Andover and Byram. For the past nine years, Pass It Along has gathered close to 350 participants for the ...

Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First

As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this little bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Free Advocacy Training For Those Seeking Improved Services For Mental Health Recovery

July 16, 2019

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides a free, hands-on Advocacy training program called “NAMI Smarts for Advocacy.”  The training helps individuals living with mental illness, as well as their friends and family, transform their lived experience and their passion into skillful grassroots advocacy to increase government support and funding for mental health ...