Thursday, December 6, 2012
Eleven federal, county and non-profit service organizations will provide a free half-day program for Bergen County residents affected by Sandy.
Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan and the Bergen County Bar Association are sponsoring a half-day program on Friday, Dec. 14 for Bergen County residents affected by Hurricane Sandy who are still recovering from the storm. Representatives from federal and county organizations will be on hand to field questions about post-hurricane initiatives and programs. Members of local volunteer organizations and legal associations will also be available to offer advice and guidance about how to recover after the storm. All Bergen County residents are welcome to attend and are encouraged to seek help at the event in order to solve any problems they may still be experiencing after last month’s hurricane. “Bergen County is very thankful for …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Purchase a bracelet from the Chic Charity Club and proceeds will go towards the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund.
The Hasbrouck Heights-based Chic Charity Club is selling "Jersey Strong" bracelets with proceeds going towards the Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund. The rubber green bracelets which display the words "Jersey Strong" on the side cost $5 each. In addition to this fundraiser the Chic Charity Club is also teaming up with the Heights Bar & Grill Friday and Saturday this week. Dine at the restaurant on either day and 15 percent of the bill will be donated to the Chic Charity Club to be given to the NJ Sandy Relief fund. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Join the Chic Charity Club at the Heights Bar & Grill this Saturday and Sunday to help raise awareness and funds towards Hurricane Sandy Relief.
Hasbrouck Heights' Chic Charity Club has teamed up with the Heights Bar and Grill to help raise awareness and funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief this weekend. Join the Chic Charity Club anytime between 11:30 a.m. until closing (2 a.m.) on Dec. 7 or Dec. 8 to dine and 15 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the club which will be given to Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund. Kids 10 ad under eat for $5 from the kids menu and no alcohol will be served to anyone under the age of 21. For more information email email@example.com.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Local state and federal officials joined in to help feed families affected by Sandy at the Paramus Lowe's location Wednesday.
A partnership between two area-based businesses help make this Thanksgiving a little easier for hundreds of area residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. Lowe's in Paramus gave out hundreds of family-style Thanksgiving meals from Boston Market to area folks on Wednesday morning. Store volunteers were joined by by Congressman Scott Garrett and NJ Commissioner of Education Chris Cerf who took part in giving out the meals and wishing folks a Happy Thanksgiving. Lowe's and Boston Market partnered up to feed 22,000 families this holiday at the tri-state area Lowe's locations which were affected by Hurricane Sandy the most. In the Bergen County area, meals were given out at the Paramus and East Rutherford locations. Paramus Lowe's store manager …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Heights Beer & Wine Emporium hosts wine event Monday night to benefit local residents devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
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Monday, November 19, 2012
Heights Beer & Wine Emporium located on Route 17 South has partnered wtih Verity Wines to sponsor a special wine tasting event Monday, Nov. 19 to benefit local residents devastated by Hurricane Sandy. The wine tasting event will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Participating suppliers include: Brooklyn Oenology, HB Wine Merchant, Ehlers Estate Wines, Stonewalker and Franschhoek Cellar and Sputino's Wine Bar. A $20 donation would be appreciated. Heights Beer & Wine Emporium is located at 69 Route 17 South, Hasbrouck Heights.
An 18-wheeler arrived at the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department Sunday from Pascagoula, Mississippi loaded with donated supplies for the people of Moonachie and Little Ferry affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Sunday afternoon dozens witnessed a true outpouring of community spirit as an 18-wheeler tractor trailer, which traveled all the way from Pascagoula, Mississippi, arrived in front of the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department loaded with donated supplies for the Hurricane Sandy victims of Moonachie and Little Ferry. When the town of Pascagoula was devastated by Hurricane Katrina seven years ago, the Hasbrouck Heights firefighters stepped in to help, sending them supplies, monetary donations and even the use of one of their fire trucks. Now the people of Pascagoula and their surrounding community have stepped in to help Hasbrouck Heights’ next door neighbors who were flooded out during Hurricane Sandy. It took a lot of hands to empty the truck …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Borough will soon begin first steps towards applying for FEMA reimbursement
Hasbrouck Heights mayor and council will meet Tuesday for the first time since Hurricane Sandy struck the area which left thousands in the borough without power for several days, kept businesses closed and schools shut for a week. Two weeks later the borough is back to normal as all power has been restored since Friday and all businesses had reopened since middle of last week. Some discussion regarding storm recovery is expected during the work session portion of the meeting Tuesday. Right now the borough is in the very early stages of beginning to apply for FEMA reimbursement for costs incurred from the storm, according to Borough Administrator/CFO Mike Kronyak. He expects more to be learned later this week. The preliminary agenda for the…
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Hasbrouck Heights-based Chic Charity Club presents second annual Dress for Success Soiree on Friday, Nov. 16.
The Chic Charity Club will present its second annual Dress For Success Soiree Friday, Nov. 16 in Caldwell which will also benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief. The Girls Night Out themed event will include mixing, mingling, music, mini-makeovers, shopping and more. Attendees are asked to consider donation gently used suits, shoes, or accessories for women that will build the foundation of a professional wardrobe for Dress for Success. Men's items will also be collected. All monetary donations and proceeds from the sponsors will be donated to Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund. Sponsors include Runway, Motives Make-up by Loren Ridinger and more. The event will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 at 3 Smull Avenue, Caldwell, NJ> For …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Federal representatives on hand to help with disaster assistance at new Bergen County center, the county executive announced Thursday.
Officials have opened a Disaster Recovery Center at the county administration building in Hackensack, allowing storm-battered locals to get assistance in applying for Sandy recovery programs. The center will be staffed with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Small Business Administration, according to Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan's Office. Information on state and federal programs, disaster assistance and low-interest mitigation loans for private non-profits and businesses will be available. Residents should bring photo identification, insurance information, an itemized list of damages and their FEMA registration number if they have already registered with the agency, Donovan's office said…
Two communities hundreds of miles apart have stepped up to the plate to help each other in times of needed.
Seven years ago when the town of Pascagoula, Mississippi was devastated by Hurricane Katrina, the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department and the surrounding community stepped in to help them pick up the pieces. They loaned a fire truck, sent monetary donations and supplies and even helped rebuild homes. The folks in that community never forgot what their friends up north did for them and now they are working to return the favor. The people of Pascagoula and its surrounding community in Jackson County are packing up an 18-wheeler truck full of supplies and donated items all for the flood victims of Heights’ neighbors in Moonachie and Little Ferry and sending it up here next week. Tom Meli, who was the fire commissioner of the Hasbrouck Heights …