Rotary Club of the Caldwells Presents $2,400 Check to Borough of Caldwell and More From Borough Council

September 22, 2016

CALDWELL, NJ — The Rotary Club of the Caldwells presented a check in the amount of $2,400 to the Borough of Caldwell for the Caldwell Environmental Commission at a borough council meeting on Tuesday.

Steve Colacurcio, President of The Rotary Club, presented the check to be used for a fence at the Personette Street Pollinator Garden. Ann Farr Marchioni, Environmental Educator and ...

Caroline Fund Hosts Third Annual 5K Run in Caldwell Benefiting Brain and Spine Tumor Research

CALDWELL, NJ — Approximately 750 runners and walkers gathered at St. Aloysius Church in Caldwell on Sept. 10 for the third annual Caroline Fund 5K held in memory of Caroline Vandemark, a Caldwell native who lost her life to glioblastoma at age 22 in 2013.

The Caroline Fund, which raises funds toward brain and spine tumor research being performed by Vandemark’s surgeons at ...

Casino Night/Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament Benefits Daughters of Israel in West Orange

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Daughters of Israel’s Casino Night/Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, a charity benefit for the Home located at 1155 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, attracted nearly 200 local supporters on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston.

Underwritten by Valley National Bank, Casino Night aims to raise between $30-60,000 as it has in previous ...

Essex County Executive Hosts 15th "Essex County Remembers" 9/11 Memorial

WEST ORANGE, NJ - For the 15th consecutive year, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invited the public to attend “Essex County Remembers,” a 9/11 ceremony at the Essex County Eagle Rock Reservation Memorial in West Orange dedicated to remembering the importance of the tragic event as well as those who lost their lives in the attacks or bravely served their country that ...

West Essex Regional School District Hosts 9/11 Observance Ceremony at Football Stadium

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex Regional School District’s 9/11 Observance Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 9 included incited families of West Essex victims of 9/11, local survivors of 9/11, Essex County dignitaries, a Military Honor Guard and members of the local police and fire departments at the West Essex Football Stadium.

As many of the students of the West ...

Business Leaders Steer First Annual Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk in Roseland

ROSELAND, NJ — The first annual Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk, combining three former walks (Essex County, Morris County and Union County) into one mega walk, will be held at the ADP Corporate Headquarters on Sunday, Oct. 23 in Roseland. 

The funds raised at the Heart Walk support putting up-to-the-minute research into doctors’ hands so that they can better prevent ...

Third Annual Caroline Fund Expected to Attract More Runners Than Ever in Caldwell

CALDWELL, NJ — Last year, nearly 800 runners and more than 100 volunteers helped the Caroline Fund raise $100,000 toward brain and spine tumor research being performed by Caldwell resident Caroline Vandemark’s surgeons at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC). This year, the Vandemark Family hopes to attract even more support at the third annual Caroline Fund 5K held in her ...

Vineyard Vines to Hold Fundraiser Benefiting Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex

SHORT HILLS, NJ — Vineyard Vines in The Mall at Short Hills will give shoppers 10 percent off of their purchases on Sept. 8, benefiting the Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex.

From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on that date, 10 percent of every receipt will support Kiwanis club’s local youth programs.

Vineyard Vines and Kiwanis encourage local residents to come out on Sept. 8 for last ...

Daughters of Israel to Host Casino Night, Complete Rigorous Training, Host Summer Olympics and More

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sponsorship opportunities are still available for the Daughters of Israel Casino Night at Crystal Plaza in Livingston on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., underwritten by Valley National Bank.

General admission to Casino Night is $100 per person, which includes $50 in casino chips and admission to the dinner buffet and open bar.

The evening will also feature ...

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On the Move: A Consumer Conference for People with Spinal Cord Injury

September 20, 2016

You’re cordially invited to attend On the Move: A Consumer Conference for People with Spinal Cord Injury on this Friday, September 23rd, 9:30am-4:30 pm, in West Orange, NJ.

The Kessler Foundation conference will provide a rare opportunity for the media to see people with spinal cord injury (SCI) demonstrating how to use various types of robotic ...

'How do you hold your dad in your life?' she asked

“I feel my dad’s presence next to me at the kitchen table.” Elizabeth, age 10

I first began working in the field of children’s grief support in 1997 as a volunteer for the Rainbows program in Montclair. I’ll never forget a little girl named Elizabeth who was 10 years old when she came to Rainbows. Her father had died suddenly of a heart attack.