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Atlantic Health Hosts 'Camp Clover', Providing Hope and Healing for Bereaved Children

September 19, 2017

WARREN, NJ – Paige Snyder was 11 when her mother, Roseann, passed away from cancer at the young age of 48. When Paige heard about Camp Clover Bereavement Camp, she was hesitant but eager to find some healing after such sadness. The camp turned out to be a more inspiring and uplifting experience than she ever imagined.

The sharing circles and activities helped develop the coping skills ...

Overlook's Dr. Stuart Green, Family Medicine Unit Among Honorees at Our House's 27th Annual Achievement Awards Sept. 28

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Dr. Stuart Green, Associate Director of the Overlook Family Medicine Residency Program and the behavioral sciences director at Overlook Medical Center, will be among the individuals and organizations saluted as Our House, Inc. -- a non-profit organization providing services for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities -- hosts its ...

At First Light: Summit-Based JCP&L Crew Florida-Bound to Join Post-Irma Power Restoration Effort

SUMMIT, NJ - Ronald Moore was busy getting his vehicle ready for the long drive down to Florida. He was organizing provisions, checking to make sure he had everything, and even wiping down the windows. It was 5:15 in the morning, and he was anxious to get on the road so he could reach his destination.

In some ways, he was like a paternal figure, preparing for a family trip. But Moore, a ...

Bridges, Christ Child Society of Summit Once Again Provide School Supplies to Local Children in Need

SUMMIT, NJ - The Christ Child Society of Summit and Bridges Outreach, Inc. partnered for the seventh year to provide Summit students eligible for free- and reduced-price lunch program with new school supplies before the start of the 2017-18 school year.

This year 335 students each received approximately $81 worth of school supplies and a new ...

Point View's Claire Toth Plus Karl Hersch and Albert Lord III to be Honored as Boy Scouts of America's 2017 Distinguished Citizens

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Point View Wealth Managements Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Claire Toth, is one of three individuals set to be honored as the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) 2017 Distinguished Citizen Awards Dinner. Toth, along with Karl Hersch and Albert Lord III will be feted on September 19 at The Canoe Brook Country Club.

The event, which begins ...

No One is Alone: Hurricane Relief Concert in Summit Set for Sept. 10

SUMMIT, NJ - A special concert, to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey, will be held September 10 beginning at 7 p.m. at Summit's Central Presbyterian Church.

Entitled "No One is Alone," the show is scheduled to feature:

- Reverend Stef and the Jubilation Gospel Choir
- Vocalists Gillian Hassert and Wayne Mallette
- Pipers from the Rampant Lion Pipe Band
- The ...

Area Pastor and Humanitarian Pilot Flies Relief to Victims of Harvey, Will Bring Rescue Dogs Back

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Reverend Andrew Topp, a New Jersey-based pastor and pilot, is set to fly to Texas where he will delivering humanitarian aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey and then return Morristown Municipal Airport with 30 displaced rescue dogs.

In 2007, the Reverend Topp of the First Reformed Church of Boonton founded the International ...

Summit Area YMCA Joins Welcoming America, Hundreds of Communities to Celebrate New Americans During 'Welcoming Week'

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Area YMCA -- and its three branches the Summit YMCA, the Berkeley Heights YMCA and The Learning Circle YMCA -- will join Welcoming America and hundreds of YMCAs and other organizations nationwide to host "Welcoming Week," September 15 - 24, which will consist of events celebrating immigrants’ contributions to ...

The Connection's ESL Program Yields Life-Changing Welcomes, Learnings

SUMMIT, NJ - If you could change a life in just a couple hours a week, would you?

Kim and his family relocated from South Korea to New Jersey when he accepted a spot in Rutgers' School of Public Affairs and Administration degree program. They chose Summit, as many do, for its strong sense of community, proximity to New York City, and the opportunities for their children.

Seeing is Believing: Investors Foundation Grant Helps Area Non-Profit 'Build' for Its Future

SHORT HILLS, NJ - After several harsh winters and two bouts with vandalism, New Eyes for the Needy -- an area non-profit that has, since its inception in 1932, brought clear vision to more than 8 million people in need -- saw the exterior of their headquarters building in disrepair, marred by peeling and chipped paint, in need of a thorough scraping and several coats of paint, with ...

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Sun, September 24, 7:00 AM

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Speak 4 Silent Voices Collection Drive

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Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Speak 4 Silent Voices Collection Drive

Giving Back

Free Area Cultural Advocacy Workshop Held Sept. 25

September 21, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - A  free workshop on cultural advocacy will take place September 25, from 7 -  8:30 p.m.,  at the Liberty Hall Wagon Shed Building. Designed for arts, cultural and history organizations, the workshop will impart how advocacy can support an organization, the community and cultural life in general.

Adam Perle, the President and CEO of ArtPride ...