Townwide cleanup a smashing success in Bloomfield

Townwide cleanup a smashing success in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Hundreds of people spread out across Bloomfield on April 24 armed with rakes and garbage bags to participate in the townwide cleanup, picking up trash and other debris in every park in town, plus a few other locations. The 500 volunteers in 70 different places included Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops, […]

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey joins tree-planting initiative

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey joins tree-planting initiative

NORTH BRANCH, NJ — Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey, along with Girl Scouts across the country, are collaborating to plant five million trees by 2026 to help wildlife, improve the environment and greatly expand the amount of tree cover. Girl Scouts have been strong advocates and stewards of the environment since 1912. Climate change […]

Nutley Girl Scout receives award for saving her mother’s life

Nutley Girl Scout receives award for saving her mother’s life

NUTLEY, NJ — Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey has honored Marley Madureira, 13, with the Medal of Honor, a Lifesaving Award given by Girl Scouts of the United States of America, for saving her mother’s life.  The Medal of Honor is given to a Girl Scout who has saved or attempted to save a […]

Girl Scout cookies bring smiles to the tired faces of hospital workers

Girl Scout cookies bring smiles to the tired faces of hospital workers

NEWARK, NJ — In a time of crisis, who doesn’t love a Thin Mint cookie?  Thousands of Girl Scout cookies were donated recently to Newark Beth Israel, University Hospital and St. Michael’s Hospital, as everyone from environmental services to security guards, from doctors to nurses, took a much-needed cookie break in the midst of this […]

WO Girl Scouts take action, plant garden outside library

WO Girl Scouts take action, plant garden outside library

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Girl Scout Troop 20262, which serves fifth-graders at Hazel and Gregory elementary schools, recently took the first step in its “Take Action Project.” For their Junior Girl Scout ranks, the girls voted to install a community garden outside the West Orange Public Library. On Monday, Sept. 9, they planted fall mums […]

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