Congressman honors unsung community heroes

Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-Wyckoff, presented the inaugural Hometown Hero Awards to 20 people in the 5th Congressional District for their contributions, which he said often go unrecognized. Ethan Sandlofer, 10, of Upper Saddle River, has raised more than $180,000 for rare cancer research through E’s Battle Buddies, an organization he began in honor of his late mother, who died of a rare form of cancer when he was two. He recently donated $90,000 to the John Theurer Cancer Center. (This article was also featured in the Northern Valley Suburbanite South Edition, and the Town Journal.)

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