Springfield First Aid Squad: 70 Years of Service in 2019, Neighbors Helping Neighbors

February 18, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield First Aid Squad is a non-profit that runs 24/7 with a mostly volunteer crew of 75. A few are paid a per diem for hard to fill daytime shifts. Residents pay nothing out of pocket for a call or ambulance transport. Health insurance will reimburse and the Township pays the co-pay.

According to Brett Biebelberg who handles publicity for the Squad, ...

Union Teachers to Rally on Rare Disease Awareness Day in Support of Dup15q Syndrome, Cioffi's in Springfield has a Raffle to Show Support

UNION, NJ – February 28th is Rare Disease Awareness Day and teachers in Union are pitching in by wearing jeans and a blue shirt and donating $5 to '“RARE” your BLUE for Dup15q' Day.

Union High School Counselor Lauren Weissberg is sponsoring the district-wide dress down day in support of the Dup15q Alliance and her son Holden, who is diagnosed with the rare genetic ...

Longhorn Steakhouse in Springfield Makes Donation to New Jersey Veterans Network

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Longhorn Steakhouse just beat the rain yesterday to make a generous donation to the New Jersey Veterans Network.

The check for $3,902 was tendered by Longhorn Steakhouse’s managing partner, Anthony Levy, to Michael Boll, the Network’s president, and David Tyms, the Network’s vice president, in a brief outdoor ceremony on February 10th, before the American ...

Springfield's Cioffi’s is Raffling a Pizza Making Lesson for Up to 5 People to Help Holden

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Cioffi’s Fine Italian Food & Imported Products is holding a raffle to win a “Whole Family Pizza Making Experience".  The cost of a raffle ticket is $15 and all the proceeds will be donated to the Dup15q Alliance.

From the Facebook pages of Holden's mom, Lauren Weissberg and Anthony Cioffi, “February 28th is Rare Disease Awareness Day.

Dayton's Future Business Leaders are Holding a Shoe Drive the Next Two Saturdays

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Future Business Leaders of America at Jonathan Dayton are holding a shoe drive the next two Saturdays. It will be Saturday, February 3 and Saturday, February 10 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.. 

The drop off for shoes will be by the main gym doors at Jonathan Dayton High School (around the back of the school).

The collected shoes will be ...

Students Send Their Love to US Troops Overseas

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Hamilton Primary School held its annual Valentine's for Vets program, with hundreds of students sitting down to to create personalized Valentine's Day cards which will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world by Operation Shoebox New Jersey.

The non-profit, volunteer organization will host a packing event at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on ...

Going Gold for Matteo - The Roselle Park Community Comes Together to Help a Local Child in His Fight with Cancer

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - On any given day a child could be diagnosed with cancer. It's a fear that most parents hope they never have to experience. There is nothing you can say or do to stop it, not even love can halt it from happening. However, the residents of Roselle Park are showing their love for a child in their own community who has cancer by helping raise money for the family and ...

New Jersey Re-entry Corporation Opens Doors in Elizabeth to Help Court-Involved Individuals Get a New Start

ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Re-entry Corporation opened their doors last week to officials and the public to get a good look at their newest location and what they have to offer to people living in Union County that have a criminal record and may need extra help to get a job, housing and more.

Located at 214-A Commerce Place in Elizabeth, is the newest branch of the New Jersey Re-entry ...

Emotional Meeting at NJ Sharing Network Bonds Donor Family and Organ Recipient

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The Rodriguez family anxiously waited to meet Robert Fisher Saturday at the NJ Sharing Network in New Providence. 

When Nolman Vidal Rodriguez of Trenton died in 2016 at the age of 24, his family donated his kidneys, pancreas, liver, both lungs, heart and corneas. Fisher, who lives in Ocean Gate, NJ, was the recipient of ...

Springfield’s Ryan Fitzpatrick to Take the Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics Maryland

Chesapeake Bay, MD - This January Ryan Fitzpatrick will take on the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Plunge for the 7,549 athletes of Special Olympics Maryland.

He is a graduate of Jonathan Dayton High School and his younger sister Karly graduated last year.  He is now a senior at Towson University in his final semester and is a Business Administration major, with a concentration ...

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Seamen’s Church Institute Fundraiser & Collection at Trinity Cranford Feb. 25th

February 19, 2018

On Sunday February 25th Trinity Episcopal Church, 119 Forest Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey, will be holding a Bake Sale fundraiser for Seamen’s Church Institute(SCI) following both the 8:00 and 10:00 services. Trinity is also collecting trial-size shampoo, 2-4 oz. bottles of hand lotion, lip balm, soft pack of facial tissue, packs of chewing gum, and microwave popcorn, for SCI’s ...