31 Watchung Hills Students, Parents and Teachers Go Bald for St. Baldrick’s in Warren to Support Childhood Cancer Research

March 18, 2018

WARREN, NJ - In a strong statement of solidarity with kids with cancer, 20 local high school students, parents and members of the community as well as 11 Watchung Hills Regional High School teachers and staff shaved their heads at a St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraising event held at the high school in Warren to raise money for childhood cancer ...

Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party Set For March 16

SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up.

The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026, by improving access to quality and ...

Green Brook and Warren Women Named Outstanding Women in Somerset County

SOMERSET, NJ - A Green Brook Township woman and a Warren Township woman are being honored this year as the 2018 Outstanding Women in Somerset County.

The Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women presents the awards during Women’s History Month, as women living in Somerset County are honored in a number of different categories.

“We have many women in ...

Somerset County Freeholder Takes The Plunge to Raise Money for NJ Special Olympics

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine and his daughter Ariella plunged into the 40-degree Atlantic Ocean surf Saturday to help raise money for NJ Special Olympics.

A total of 7,161 "plungers" registered for the 25th annual Polar Bear Plunge, raising a record total of $2.125  million in pledges, surpassing the 2017 total of $1.9 million, according ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Alumni Join in Unity Video

PARKLAND, FL - Former students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and others joined in a video expressing support to current students still reeling from the Valentine's Day slaying of 17 people, including 14 students, at the school.

The video was directed by MSD alumnus Ryan Blitzer, who graduated from the school five years ago. It includes videotaped messages of encouragement from ...

EarthCam Shares Live Webcam Views of Seaside Heights Polar Bear Plunge

If you saw our article, you know about the Polar Bear Plunge this Saturday to support the Special Olympics.  If you cannot be there, but want to see the festivities, this press release tells you how you can.

WHAT: February 24 from 9am-1pm ET, thousands of people will make a mad dash into the cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean just off the coast of Seaside Heights, NJ…and ...

Travels Idea - You Feel Like Freezing Your Beachballs Off this Saturday? - It’s a Polar Bear Plunge Benefiting the Special Olympics New Jersey

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - On Saturday, Feb 24, an anticipated 7,000 people will brave the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, participating in the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights, all to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey. This Plunge is especially noteworthy because it is the 25th anniversary.

Two ...

Rosenfarb Family Spreads Love and Kindness in Parkland

PARKLAND, FL - On Sunday, Amanda and Noah Rosenfarb and their two children joined in Parkland's renewal.  The children walked their neighborhood for approximately two hours, handing our cookies with a message "Spread Love and Kindness."

Amanda Rosenfarb said, "Eden wanted to host a lemonade stand and donate all the money to the MSD fund. I said we probably ...

As Our Parkland Community Comes Together...

PARKLAND, FL - While Marjory Stoneman Douglas was the setting for the tragedy of last week, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, the person, was a civic-minded journalist who devoted her life to preservation and civil rights. 

The events of the past week have left our Parkland community devastated but determined to bring forth hope and optimism for the future.  We have been left asking ...

Upstanders in Warren: Watchung Hills Alum receives ‘Facing History and Ourselves’ Upstander Award

WARREN, NJ – As Engy Gadmawla, Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Class of 2014, embarks on her last semester of undergraduate studies at Drew University, Madison, she does so remembering her very first class on her very first day as a WHRHS Warrior in September 2010.

She was born, and spent her first 10 years living in Cairo, Egypt, before she moved in ...

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Junior League's Career Closet Celebrates Women's History Month

March 13, 2018

On March 20th, The Junior League of Elizabeth Plainfield’s Career Closet and the Alliance of Career Development Nonprofits will host a celebratory event from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Jumble Store 110 Walnut Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey in honor of Women’s History Month.  Registration for the event must be by referral from our local community partners and government agencies. To ...