Giving Back

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — The Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Essex County is currently seeking volunteers to help the organization serve more children throughout the county who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. In support of this ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — The Cub Scouts of Pack 846, who are sponsored by St. Aloysius Church in Caldwell, can be seen out in the community throughout the month of October selling Trail’s End popcorn and treats in order to raise funds for their pack. The members will also accept donations to help support the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Fairfield Police Department Foundation (FPDF) is hosting its first annual gala later this month, featuring Goumba Johnny and John Pizzi as well as a silent auction, tricky trays, 50/50 and a wine pull. The FPDF Gala will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25 at Il Tulipano, located ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – As the official healthcare provider of the New Jersey Devils, RWJBarnabas Health will present the second annual “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Family Fun Walk,” in partnership with the National Hockey League (NHL) team on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Essex County’s South Mountain ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston’s Shining Stars program, an adaptive after-school program for individuals with special needs that is open to local families in Livingston and surrounding communities, has officially kicked off its new season. In her second year as Livingston’s first-ever full-time ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — Firefighters from across the state are helping to keep a Livingston teen’s name alive through a memorial playground currently being built in Lavallette—the Jersey Shore town where Brendan Tevlin spent every summer of his 19 years. After members of the New Jersey Firefighters’ ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Peter Tanella, a Roseland-based attorney and Cedar Grove councilman, recently received the prestigious Kenneth A. DeGhetto Champion’s Cup at the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ 24th annual Kids Care Club Golf Outing held on Sept. 17. The event was held at the Montclair Golf ...

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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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