It was all treat, no trick, at the Clarendon School this morning as United Way of Hudson County and Meadowlands Hospital partnered to deliver tote bags chock full of school supplies to teachers at the school. "Most teachers spend $600 to $1,000 out of their own pockets" on supplies said Emory Edwards, advancement director for the United Way of Hudson County. "We thought this would be a nice way to pitch in." For the rest of the story, click here.
Financial resources are still available for Hudson County residents whose homes, vehicles, or personal belongings were damaged by Hurricane Sandy nearly two years ago. In cooperation with the Hudson Regional Health Commission, the Hudson County Long Term Recovery Committee (HCLTRC) has received a $940,000 Social Services Grant, of which more than $200,000 is still available, to aid those still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy in Hudson County, according to HCLTRC chair Angela V. McKnight. To read the rest of this story, click here.
More than 200 business and civic leaders gathered this afternoon at the Culinary Conference Center on Newkirk Street in Jersey City to honor the work and leadership of Sue Henderson, NJCU president, and Daryl Harrison Rand, chairwoman of the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce and HarrisonRand Advertising president and CEO. The two women were presented The United Way of Hudson County's Mary T. Norton Memorial Awards, the non-profit's highest honor. For more information on the event, click here.