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Watchung Hills Grad John Dugan Gets His Due at Tamaques

November 13, 2018


WESTFIELD, NJ – It was a day of many Dugans at Tamaques Park.

The Westfield Police Athletic League flag football program honored its founder John Dugan, a former Westfield police officer and the Police Athletic League President with an “Appreciation Day” on Saturday. Dugan is a graduate of Watchung Hills, Class of 1977. 

Young athletes sported T-shirts ...

Faith Lutheran Church and Local Organizations Conduct Fall Food Drive


NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence, Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troops of New Providence and Berkeley Heights and the Community Service Association of New Providence are again teaming up to conduct a fall food drive for needy families.

On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10 and 11, Cub and Boy Scouts will distribute paper bags and flyers requesting canned and packaged ...

Star Fish Food Pantry Provides News Update on Holiday Giving and more

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Star Fish food pantry in Plainfield is seeking volunteers to help with their holiday initiatives.  They also have some exciting news regarding space upgrades and grants.

THANKSGIVING MEALS: Star Fish is preparing for Thanksgiving, ordering in turkeys and canned goods and other items so they are ready to go. They will be packing up those holiday dinners on Tuesday ...

2018 Crop Walkers Earn $7,000 to Combat Hunger


NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Achieving contributions of $7,000, the 2018 New Providence Crop Walk,  in spite of the high winds and mid-40s temperature, was a large success.  Matching funds and other contributions are still arriving.  Since 1974, the town has had this annual walk.

Planned by Faith Lutheran Church and hosted by United Methodist Church, the Crop Walk ...

Photos: Hunter Pace Benefits New Jersey 4-H

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Lord Stirling Stable hosted the third N.J. 4-H Benefit Hunter Pace on Sunday, Oct. 21. Despite chilly and blustery conditions dozens of riders took to the trails.

The Hunter Pace follows a well-marked course 6 to 8 miles in length with more than 30 fences up to 3’ in height. Fences 2’6” and higher are marked with a cone, and all fences have ...

CROP Walkers Step Up, Step Out on a Brisk Sunday to Feed the Hungry

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bundled up against the brisk wind and 47 degree temperature, members of several Central New Jersey congregations joined together Sunday afternoon to participate in the 44th annual CROP Hunger Walk hosted by the First Reformed Church on Main Street.

Carry multi-colored balloons, members of First United Methodist Church of Somerville, North Branch Reformed Church, Congregational ...

Far Hills Race Meeting to Draw Revelers to "The Hunt," With Launch of Pari-mutuel Betting

FAR HILLS, NJ _ It's one of the major social and sporting events in New Jersey's horse country, and beyond. The Far Hills Race Meeting, due to return to Moorland Farm this Saturday, Oct. 20, will also bring something new to the party this year, with the launch of pari-mutuel betting.

Some things never change, however. The Hunt will again draw some of the world's best ...

Far Hills Race Meeting On Oct. 20 Will Be First Time Bets Will Be Taken

FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its world-class steeplechase races, including the $450,000 Grand National (Grade 1). In all, the ...

Giant Somerset Hills VNA Fall Rummage Sale Opens This Week

FAR HILLS, NJ - It's the rummage sale that puts Far Hills on the map for bargain hunters -- the much awaited giant rummage sale organized each October (and April) to raise funds to assist patients of the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills.

This year's fall VNA Rummage Sale is scheduled, in rain or shine, for Friday, Saturday and ...


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NJAWBO Annual Holiday Dinner & Expo for Women Business Owners November 29 at The Bethwood in Totowa

November 13, 2018

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business owners (and those who would like to do business with them) to celebrate the season; networkwith ...