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More Than $160,000 Raised at RWJBarnabas Running with the Devils 5K

November 13, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — More than $160,000 was raised at RWJBarnabas Health’s (RWJBH) second annual Running with the Devils 5K Run and Walk in support of RWJBH and the New Jersey Devils’ collective effort to build stronger communities by promoting healthy, active lifestyles and world-class healthcare.

Proceeds from the race, held at Essex County’s ...

Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk Raises Funds for Heart Disease and Stroke Research

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The American Heart Association recently hosted the Greater Northern NJ Heart Walk, an event that has been instrumental in innovative breakthroughs over the last 25 years. 

Nearly 3,000 supporters and survivors walked together, some in remembrance of loved ones, continuing the fight against heart disease and stroke.  Each walker and each donation have helped to ...

'Stand Up For Blue' Fairfield Police Foundation Gala Raises More Than $50K

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - More than 320 people attended the first annual Fairfield Police Foundation "Stand Up for Blue" Fundraising Gala Thursday, Oct. 25 at Il Tulipano in Cedar Grove. It raised approximately $53,000 for the Fairfield Police Department.

The night included a cocktail hour, dinner and entertainment by Goumba Johnny and ventriloquist, John Pizzi. There also was a high end ...

Fairfield Elementary Students Pay it Forward with Charity Drives

FAIRFIELD, NJ - The giving season is fast approaching and students of Fairfield Adlai. Stevenson and Winston Churchill Schools are doing their part to pay it forward through charitable events.

To kick things off, Adlai. Stevenson School Student Council members successfully collected more than 675 everyday items from their fellow students to help fill ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

RWJBarnabas and Lakewood BlueClaws Bring Baseball Back to Puerto Rican Community

LOIZA, PUERTO RICO — RWJBarnabas Health and the Lakewood BlueClaws minor league baseball team recently brought baseball back to young athletes in Puerto Rico by hosting an equipment drive at First Energy Park after collecting dozens of baseball bats, balls, gloves, helmets, hats and clothing.

Over a span of several weeks, the equipment was brought to the small ...

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Orchard School Celebrates Thankfulness Throughout November

November 8, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Thanksgiving is more than delicious food on the table. It’s about the people surrounding that table. Take the time to appreciate all  you have received this year, and the ability to spend time with family and friends. Thankfulness, gratitude and  family are Thanksgiving values that present the perfect opportunity for parents to model this behavior to  ...