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Backpack Collection Continues For Homeless Veterans

By Saul Qersdyn Published: November 11, 2016 @ 6:00 AM EST Today is Veterans Day. It is a day set aside to pause at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month and thank those who...

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Feeding the homeless in Newark requires a permit

On any given day in Newark, you can find someone giving out food to the homeless and the hungry around Penn Station. It could be a group from a church, a mosque or a charitable organization, or...

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Newcomers Club gives $3K to group helping homeless vets

On Tuesday, October 4th, Newcomers and Friends Club of Central Hunterdon County presented a check in the amount of $3035 to Operation Chillout. Operation Chillout is an organization that assists...

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Trenton shelter hit hard as N.J. rips up safety net

For more than a century, the Rescue Mission of Trenton has been a beacon of hope for people who have nowhere else to turn. Now the venerable nonprofit needs rescuing of its own. “When we have...

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Billy Joel Tribute Concert: September 9, 2016

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Campers collect for the less fortunate

CALDWELL — Participants in the West Essex YMCA’s Pioneer Trails Day Camp gave back to their community by collecting cases of water bottles and new t-shirts for distribution by Operation...

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Abraham’s Veterans Compensation COLA Act becomes law

July 25, 2016 Press Release WASHINGTON – Disabled veterans are eligible to receive an increase in their benefits next year thanks to a bill by Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, that became...

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