Press Releases

July 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC   - Today, U.S. Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, delivered a letter signed by 15 Members of Congress, to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security calling on him to immediately resign from his position.     Following the ...

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On Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., the eighth in a series of architectural walking tours will take place around the downtown area churches of Westfield.  The intent of this tour is to look at the diverse architectural styles of five of the many churches – some having great ...

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RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties, having offices located in Montville and Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, is looking to hire real estate agents to join their already amazing office. RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties is a multi-town and multi- county top producing office.  If you are interested in an ...

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The Verona Department of Public Works will be doing maintenance in the Grove Avenue parking lot on Monday morning, which will include patching some large potholes, some needed landscaping and sweeping of the entire lot.  Also, a portion of the back area of that lot will be converted over to ...

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The Chatham Emergency Squad, an all-volunteer first aid emergency services providing pre-hospital care to residents and visitors of the Chathams, is delighted to announce it has accepted the applications of six highly motivated and impressive high school students to join its membership base as part ...

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Enrollment for the next session of the New Jersey Youth Corps program at Project Self-Sufficiency is underway.  The sixteen-week program launches Monday, August 3rd, at Project Self-Sufficiency.  The New Jersey Youth Corps gives those who have not completed high school the opportunity to boost ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park kicked off July in style by reopening on July 1 and participating, for the 5th  consecutive year, in the annual Glen Rock Independence Day Parade on July 4, 2020.  After a 15-week closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park is back ...

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Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced that three hospitals in NJ-11 will receive $29.75 million in a second round of funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that Congress passed in April. The Department of Health and Human Services ...

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Check out our "Spilling the Tee" interview with Parkland artist Kelly Merkur here.  Find and purchase for yourself or for gifts, her beautiful artwork on www.Kellymerkurartwear.com

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The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) and New Jersey’s major food banks are joining forces to address two crucial and overlooked areas of intense need: disposable diapers and feminine care products.  After conducting surveys, NJPRF has quantified the need faced by the Community FoodBank ...

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The Lounsbury Adaptive Skip program at Holiday Valley in Ellicottville has helped make the ski slope a place that everyone, even those with a physical or cognitive handicap, can enjoy. Recently, the program decided to establish an agency fund, the Lounsbury Adaptive Agency Fund, at the ...

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In lieu of the customary bag sale, the Sparta United Methodist Church Thrift Shop, 71 Sparta Avenue, will be holding 50% off sales on Wednesdays and Saturdays from August 1st through August 22nd.  Almost all items in the shop will be half price.  Masks must be worn and social distancing ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) is offering individuals an opportunity to embark on a well-paying career path in advanced manufacturing by taking part in on-the-job training through its CareerAdvance USA apprenticeship program. The first step to becoming an apprentice in the ...

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             All households and communities need to be counted now in the 2020 Census.  The League of Women Voters of Northern Valley reminds residents the opportunity to respond to the Census only occurs once every ten years.  The information gathered impacts each municipality's federal funding, ...

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Montclair State University’s PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies (ISS) has partnered with the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF), offering them one of the Institute’s transdisciplinary Green Teams from different universities.  The team is addressing the issue of food waste in ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - On July 13, the City of Coral Springs Museum of Art and Coral Springs Police Department partnered up to provide educational opportunities for children in the Summer Breakspot Program, a police-run camp for underserved youth.   As COVID-19 caused summer program cancelations ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — The County College of Morris (CCM) Board of Trustees welcomed two new members at its July board meeting. Lauren Inganamort, of Chester, was appointed by the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and Emma Mendoza ‘20, of Boonton, was elected by the Class of 2020 as the Alumni ...

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On Thursday, July 23 St. Catherine of Siena's SOS Ministry will COLLECT SANDWICHES for the hungry, homeless & working poor of Newark, served by Bridges, an SOS Partner Organization. The CONTACTLESS COLLECTION was held in the SCS Parking Lot, 339 Pompton Avenue at the corner of Bradford ...

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A Special Meeting of the North Caldwell mayor and council will be held on Monday, July 27 at 4 p.m. for the Executive Session discussion regarding personnel matters.  Action may or may not be taken. The meeting will be held by virtually by video/teleconference.  To join the open public meeting, ...

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While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that people of any age can contract COVID-19, obesity has emerged among the major risk factors for severe cases. With more than 40 percent of Americans classified as obese, experts caution that this is a growing concern.

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - As the health and economic toll of the COVID-19 crisis began to hit our area, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges stepped in to increase food access for people struggling with job loss and other hardships during the pandemic. By teaming with local businesses and agencies, the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - As the health and economic toll of the COVID-19 crisis began to hit our area, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges stepped in to increase food access for people struggling with job loss and other hardships during the pandemic. By teaming with local businesses and agencies, the ...

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Landmark legislation will protect grandeur of our public lands WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted in support of Senate amendments to H.R. 1957, the Great American Outdoors Act, legislation that will establish an account to reduce the deferred maintenance ...

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Five-day online program will feature virtual tours of venues, interviews with competitors, stories of courage, parade of athletes and more  NEW PROVIDENCE & EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ, -- The Transplant Life Foundation, along with hosts NJ Sharing Network, and partners RWJBarnabas Health, ...

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Imagine is proud to announce the official launch of Imagine University™, which provides quality grief education and training for people from all walks of life and professions with a specific focus on schools, workplaces, and community organizations.  “Our vision is to create a world where no child ...

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The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) announces the COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund's second round of request for proposals is now being accepted from nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations providing services in Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, or Union Counties in New Jersey.  The NNJCF's ...

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LIVINGSTON, N.J. -- As the health and economic toll of the COVID-19 crisis began to hit our area, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges stepped in to increase food access for people struggling with job loss and other hardships during the pandemic. By teaming with local businesses and agencies, the ...

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Five-day online program will feature virtual tours of venues, interviews with competitors, stories of courage, parade of athletes and more NEW PROVIDENCE & EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ, -- The Transplant Life Foundation, along with hosts NJ Sharing Network, and partners RWJBarnabas Health, Hackensack ...

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The NECC is having a virtual comedy night benefit on July 30 at 5:30 p.m. to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society.    The mission of the ACS, a NECC member, is to be a "community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health ...

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ACT PREP CLASSES BY BREAKAWAY PREP This summer the Summit YMCA will host virtual ACT Prep classes with Breakaway Prep, a collective of top-notch teachers and counselors who are deeply experienced with the SATs, ACTs, Subject tests, college essays and college lists. Students will work with tutors ...

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