Giving Back

September 23, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Local dignitaries, including West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi, Township Council President Susan McCartney and Congressman Leonard Lance, will speak to participants of this weekend’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at West Orange’ s South Mountain Recreation Complex prior to cutting ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Thomas O’Beirne of Roseland’s Thomas J O’Beirne & Co Inc was honored in two back-to-back presentations by Mayor John Duthie and the Roseland Borough Council last week for being instrumental in two projects over the last year: refurbishing a 505-foot long stone wall at the ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — After a week of overcast skies, the sun finally shone brightly on Saturday for the more than 500 runners and walkers who participated in the fifth annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk for brain cancer research. The participants gathered at the St. Aloysius Church in Caldwell for the ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Following the first annual Run for North Caldwell 5K run/walk and color run hosted by the North Caldwell Recreation Foundation (NCRF) on Saturday morning, the borough celebrated its annual end-of-summer picnic at the community pool, and the cool and cloudy weather did not deter ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The fifth annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk for brain cancer research, which has attracted up to 800 participants in recent years, will be held on Sept. 15 in memory of Caldwell resident Caroline Vandemark and in effort to raise funds for the research being preformed by Vandemark's ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ – Residents of Morris and Essex counties will have an opportunity to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease by participating in upcoming Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in Succasunna and West Orange on Sept. 9 and Sept. 29, respectively. “Every step ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient who is in renal failure and on dialysis three times a week is currently seeking a living kidney donor. Nick Sauter is a Little Falls resident who played football for Rutgers University from 1973 to 1977 and is a parishioner of the St.

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — The third annual Arts Accessible Festival, hosted by Arts Unbound Inc. in collaboration with the Essex Regional Educational Services Commission (ERESC) and Superintendent Dr. Laurie Newell, is being held at the ERESC Essex Campus Academy in Fairfield, on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The athletic fields and recreational facilities will benefit from North Caldwell’s upcoming Run for North Caldwell 5K to be held on Sept. 8 on Gould Avenue. The 5K event begins at 8 a.m., and a fun-filled one-mile color run will follow at 9 a.m. The race, open to walkers ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — Joseph Kinney, a World War II veteran from West Caldwell recently celebrated his 95th birthday at the James Caldwell Post 185 American Legion.  Pictured above, Kinney takes a minute to remember his shipmates with whom he served in the Pacific on the Philippine islands. He was a ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The Caldwell Food Pantry is currently looking for donations of kid-friendly foods to kick off the school year for its participants. Mayor Ann Dassing urges area residents to consider donating cereal, tuna, peanut butter and jelly, pasta in a can, rice and beans and kid snacks and ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Aaron Klaff, a rising fourth grader at Lester C. Noecker School, was named the new Honorary Mayor of the Year by the Roseland mayor and council on Tuesday night.  Honorary Mayor Klaff helped Roseland Mayor Duthie call the public meeting to order and read the roll call. Duthie also ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The Rotary Club of the Caldwells (RCC) recently donated $5,000 to the Caldwell Police Department toward the purchase of a drone for the department to provide additional security for events like the annual Rotary/Kiwanis Street Fair. On behalf of the RCC, president Samantha Cordaro ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Ninety percent of the cost to purchase a new ambulance and digital communications system for the West Essex First Aid Squad (WEFAS) will be covered thanks to two Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants that were awarded to the volunteer group in order to help the WEFAS ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ — This fall, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) will launch five Walk To End Alzheimer’s events throughout the Garden State. Thousands of New Jerseyans will join in this venture who walk in memory of their mothers, fathers, grandparents, and loved ...

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OAKLAND, NJ — Livingston-area residents are mourning the loss of Isabella Brodsky, 17, and Matthew Poole, 18, two rising Livingston High School seniors who unexpectedly died on Tuesday night after swimming in Ramapo Lake in Oakland with their friends. Poole, a member of the Livingston Lancers ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy in Livingston played host to more than 800 economically disadvantaged children from throughout Essex County last weekend as they shopped for school supplies at the National Council of Jewish Women Essex County (NCJW/Essex) chapter’s 10th annual ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - Two young girls from Fairfield, Milana Sapienza and Addison Raniero, held a Lucky Lemonade Stand to help raise money for a charity they have created called the "When Life Gives You Lemons Scholarship Fund." All the money raised for the scholarship fund will be awarded to a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Rain didn't stop the first ever national Myastenia Gravis (MG) Walk in New Jersey at Brookdale Park last month. MG is a rare autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that causes severe muscle weakness and can impact a person's ability to see, smile, walk, talk and breathe. In MG, the ...

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ROSELAND, NJ – In celebration of National Ice Cream Month in July, as designated by former president Ronald Reagan in 1984, the GFWC-Roseland Junior Woman’s Club is sponsoring a “Make Your Own Ice Cream Sundae” event at the Roseland Firs Aid Squad building on July 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. A ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The Women’s Club of Caldwell (WCC), originally established in 1902 as the Caldwell Borough Improvement Association and changed to WCC in 1921, recently celebrated its 110th anniversary as a member of the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC) of the General Federation ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — The Fairfield Golden Agers club celebrated its 50th anniversary with a luncheon held at the Hanover Manor, where club members honored their foundress and 60-year Fairfield resident Mary Scangarello, who died last year at the age of 95. In speaking about the Scangarello family, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The act of donating a kidney is usually one associated with providing life-saving help to someone in need who is a family member or a close friend, but the altruistic actions of Caldwell resident Brian Glennon has launched a new trend in organ donors. Last October 2017, the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Local young professionals from a range of industries gained insight on how to stay focused on pursuing their dreams through a presentation from Livingston resident Mindy Scheier, founder of Runway of Dreams, at Sobel & Co. LLC’s quarterly Young Professional Women’s ...

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CALDWELL, NJ - Cub Scouts from Caldwell Pack 846 recently participated in the monthly "Sandwich Night" event on June 6, held at First Presbyterian Church in Caldwell to benefit St. John's Soup Kitchen in Newark. For 20 years, First Presbyterian Church has been making bagged lunches for the soup ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Retired Essex Fells Police Chief Vincent Kulik, also a 43-year member of Livingston's volunteer fire department, was among those recognized for their service to the community at the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) 2018 Awards Dinner at the Westminster Hotel. According ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Two James Caldwell High School (JCHS) students were recognized during Monday’s Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education meeting for achieving the highly revered Eagle Scout designation, the highest achievement of the Boy Scouting program. Superintendent James Heinegg presented ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Honored for their contributions to the community over the past year, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and Margie Heller, a Roseland resident and the administrative director of community health and outreach at SBMC, were recognized as the 2018 Business of the Year and Civic ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — A majority of Fairfield's Troop 67 Scouts attended last week’s mayor and council meeting to support Nick Stampone and Matt Defazio as they were acknowledged for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest-attainable achievement in the Boy Scouting program. Danny Calix, who also ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — As the school year winds down for West Essex students, the West Essex Board of Education (WEBOE) recognized the 20 seniors who were awarded by this year’s ShopRite Stars program as well as the seventh and eighth grade Students of the Month during Monday’s WEBOE meeting. The ...

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