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Giving Back

May 8, 2022

UNION, NJ – Union resident and Union High School Student Assistance Counselor Jill Hall was awarded the 2022 Union County Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year award at the Union County LACADA Volunteer Recognition Dinner earlier this week. “I think that volunteer work remains a critical part ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — To support individuals in need, the Union County Board of County Commissioners and the county Prosecutor’s Office have partnered to organize a county-wide donation drive for the people of Ukraine. Locally, a donation drop-off box is available in the lobby of the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After a successful inaugural event in December, Dress Express Boutique is presenting their second pop-up event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 20 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights located at 250 Connell Drive in Berkeley Heights. The boutique offers donated, ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Amanda Langner-Hurewitz, wife of Cranford Firefighter Robert Hurewitz, has launched a GoFundMe to save their home after severe medical complications have ended his career. "Being a firefighter was Rob's dream job and he got to live that dream", Amanda told TAPinto Cranford. As a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- During the Jan.11 Township Committee meeting, the Springfield First Aid Squad was presented with a donation from Springfield Hillside Elks Lodge #2004. The donation was presented by Geri Ann Kazimar, Lois Pagano and David Penna.  “It is my honor to present a check to the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Commissioner Board joined New Jersey State Senator Nicholas P. Scutari and United Way of Greater Union County last Tuesday to receive a ceremonial check marking the donation of $25,000 from Amazon. The funds have enabled the purchase of hot meals and gifts for ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — On the longest night of the year, the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council held a subdued but moving vigil acknowledging the plight of homelessness in America and recognizing those who have died as a consequence of living in destitution and dispossession in Union ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The township held its Veterans Day ceremony to honor the town’s veterans and thank them for their service. The ceremony was held at Veterans Memorial Park. Speeches were given by Gerry Gebauer, commander of American Legion Post 228, and Veteran Gerry McManus, who spoke about ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. "Childhood Cancer is the number one disease killer in children, yet is consistently underfunded," said Steve Healey, co-founder of The Brooke Healey Foundation. Less than four percent of the federal budget for cancer ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Foundation for Diabetes Research (FDR) held its annual Golf Classic on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at the Crestmont Country Club in West Orange after a hiatus in 2019 and 2020 due to a change in leadership and COVID-19. FDR is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Dexter Kennedy, a recent graduate of Jonathan Dayton High School, was seriously injured surfing earlier this month. A GoFundMe page has been established to support Kennedy's rehabilitation and recovery. Dexter sustained a very serious neck injury while swimming in the surf ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The JCC of Central New Jersey in Scotch Plains named Summit Health pediatrician Dr. Howard Kornfeld as its recipient of the Hineni Award for Outstanding Service. The award was presented to Dr. Kornfeld during the JCC’s Virtual Annual Meeting held on June 7, 2021, in recognition ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The township resumed its tradition of commemorating Memorial Day on Monday with a parade that followed a reading of a proclamation by Mayor Chris Weber. In his introduction to the proclamation, Weber told the audience gathered at Veterans Park Monday morning that he has a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Olivia Thompson, a 7-year-old Springfield kindergartner and member of the Springfield Tiny Tornadoes, was an all-star fundraiser this spring after voluntarily helping raise $600 for Springfield Girls Softball (SGS).  “I love softball and playing on the field with my teammates,” ...

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