Last year, 10-year-old Christopher D'Amico fell off a pontoon boat, then was fatally struck by the vessel during a family outing on Lake Hopatcong. His family has kept his memory alive by dedicating the 24th of every month to paying it forward.
Brooke Healey was a "perfectly normal" 4-year-old -- until she was diagnosed with an aggressive, inoperable brain tumor early in 2013. Her memory is the impetus behind a foundation that brings awareness to the condition that took her life.
As New Jersey gears up to host its annual Special Olympics Summer Games in June, one group of law enforcement officers is again bringing attention, awareness and funding to the athletes in their own unique way.
Each of the last two years, we've brought you the story of Long Valley resident Zach Rice and his "Action for Distraction" 5K, which is now nearing its fourth annual run and continues to grow in popularity and outreach.