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Hillsborough Army Vet Takes Care of His Brothers-in-Arms

By TAPINTO HILLSBOROUGH STAFF January 7, 2017 at 4:23 PM SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  – James Ball, a young Army vet who lives with his wife and 1 ½-year-old-son Mason in Hillsborough, helped to organize and coordinate a packing event Saturday with the volunteers of Operation Shoebox New Jersey Saturday at Lincoln Tech. A group of […]

Hillsborough Airport, Rotary Clubs Salute Active Military & Veterans with Vintage Airplanes and Flyover Oct. 8

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The skies over Hillsborough’s Central Jersey Regional Airport will be filled with a rare showing of military and vintage fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters on Saturday, Oct. 8, as part of a day-long event to help Rotary District 7510 raise funds for various charities and foundations dedicated to assisting active US military and […]

Operation Shoebox New Jersey poised to celebrate milestone event – 100,000 care packages

Operation Shoebox New Jersey expects to hit a major milestone during the Dec. 5th Christmas and holiday packing at the Hillsborough YMCA – volunteers will assemble, pack and ship care package number 100,000. Founded in February, 2005, Operation Shoebox New Jersey is a volunteer organization dedicated to maintaining a supply line of personal care packages […]

Sheriff's Award-Hirsch

Operation Shoebox New Jersey founder recognized for support of US troops overseas

SOMERVILLE – Rod Hirsch, founder and executive director of Operation Shoebox New Jersey, was honored by Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano and the New Jersey Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve organization during the Somerset County Law Enforcement “Show of Strength” program. Provenzano presented Hirsch with the Sheriff’s Recognition Award for his work with […]


Help Emily and Molly “Save Our Shore”

Emily McEntee and Molly McEntee designed these colorful t-shirts to raise money and help those affected by Super Storm Sandy to rebuild their lives, homes and businesses along the New Jersey Shore. T-shirts are available in both youth and adult sizes. All money raised through the sale of the “Save Our Shore” t-shirts will be […]


Going, going, gone! Auctioneers sell sports memorabilia to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey

BRIDGEWATER – The New Jersey State Society of Auctioneers will hold an auction of sports memorabilia at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, Aug. 14 to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey. Among the highlights will be a spectacular Somerset Patriots Experience package which includes a Hospitality Suite For 30 People (food and beverages are not included); […]