HILLSBOROUGH, NJ—Doctors, cancer survivors, and community members gathered at Amsterdam Elementary School for the seventh annual Steeplechase Distance Run, a fundraiser for cancer research

The event was organized by the Somerset Health Care Foundation and the proceeds will go to the Steplechase Cancer Center, a sizeable outpatient care center located in Somerville.

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TRENTON, NJ—In response to a police shooting that nearly killed a 14-year-old boy, panel discussions and a rally for justice will take place  at the Trenton War Memorial (1 Memorial Drive) from 8:30am until 3:45pm on September 30.

The discussions are being co-sponsored by the US Department of Justice (USDOJ) and the NJ Attorney General's Office, and their event is titled "Building Trust: Police/Community Relationships."

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—This Sunday from 12 to 6pm, there will be a free event celebrating Latino and Caribbean culture at the Alice Jennings Archibald Park.

This event is open to the public and will have special programs for senior citizens and children.

Archibald Park is located on Wright Place, behind the McKinley Community School on Van Dyke Avenue.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Those interested in helping children who have been removed from their birth parents' homes due to allegations of abuse and/or neglect can submit applications to volunteer with a Middlesex County-based organization known as CASA up until September 30.

CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates, and the CASA of Middlesex County is just one of many branches of a national organization.

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