Four poets from Teaneck, Bound Brook, Wanaque, and West Orange won Allen Ginsberg Poetry Prizes, announced the Poetry Center at the Passaic County Community College on Tuesday afternoon.
Xboxes. iPads. Bicycles. These are just some of the toys received by young people for Christmas at the Martin Luther King, Jr. School on Saturday. Councilman William McKoy distributed the toys to 300-400 young people.
One thousand children in need are receiving gifts this holiday season through the Wish List program run by Paterson-based nonprofit CUMAC.
Santa Claus arrived early at the Community Charter School of Paterson on Monday morning in the form of a gym teacher. She handed out 515 neatly wrapped presents to children in kindergarten through fourth grades.
The New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) has received a $20,000 grant from Buffalo-based M&T Bank to create programs focused on education, youth development, and housing.
The Spencer Savings Bank of Elmwood Park donated $2,500 to Eva’s Village two weeks ago. Six of the banks employees volunteered to serve coffee and cleaned up after 300 guests were served at the nonprofit’s community kitchen in late November.
The city’s police officers raised $8,000 through their “No-Shave November” campaign to combat cancer. Each police officer donated $50 that would otherwise be spent on shaving and grooming. Detective David D’Arco, a cancer survivor, led the campaign. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2012, he said. “This is personal for me,” said D’Arco, a 19-year…