Press Releases

May 15, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has begun working with Senate President Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Coughlin on legislation that will end the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency in place since March 2020, while also ensuring that the Administration retains necessary tools to manage the ongoing threat ...

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The YMCA is offering tips for parents to keep kids safe in and around water this summer. EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange YMCA wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t get lost in the community’s eagerness to return to a “normal” summer. As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether ...

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Budget Would Increase Reimbursement from $100 to $500 Per Hearing Aid; Would be First Increase since 1987 (TRENTON) – Governor Phil Murphy’s budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 would significantly increase hearing aid purchase reimbursement available under the state’s Hearing Aid ...

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Newark, NJ — District 3 Commissioner Tyshammie L. Cooper, Chair of the Essex County Commissioner TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) Committee, held a virtual meeting of the Board’s TNR Committee last week to address the overpopulation of feral cats in communities throughout Essex County. Items discussed ...

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Come join the Hawthorne Environmental Commission and Hawthorne Green Team for our Spring Bird Walks at Goffle Brook Park on Sunday, May 23 and Sunday, June 6, 2021. The walks will begin at 9:00 am and will last approximately one (1) hour. We will meet at the Rea Mansion parking lot, 675 Goffle ...

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The latest Rivel Banking Benchmarks online survey identifies Kearny Bank as a leader among New Jersey-based banks in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rivel’s poll of bank customers and prospects is the largest of its kind in the world. As reported in the March 2021 issue of Banking ...

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The Test Center will shift from a drive-through service to a walk-up service as of Monday, May 17. The Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University will be open to all Union County residents who would like to self-administer a free COVID-19 nasal swab test under the supervision of ...

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A creative new take on the rental living experience is taking shape at The Agnes on Jersey City’s west side where nearly 75% of the 145 residences have quickly been leased and the first residents have moved in. The robust activity has brought The Agnes’s unique lifestyle into focus, with ...

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The YMCA is offering tips for parents to keep kids safe in and around water this summer. HACKENSACK, NJ – The YMCA of Greater Bergen County wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t get lost in the community’s eagerness to return to a “normal” summer. As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, ...

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Free events enable Union County residents to help conserve resources and reduce waste. The Union County Board of Commissioners reminds residents that free countywide recycling events are coming up in May and June. There will be separate events for Scrap Metal, Mobile Paper Shredding, and ...

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The Union County Office on Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse, in partnership with Therapeutic Learning Connections presents “Parenting in a Post-Pandemic World.” This webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. Attendance is free but residents wishing to attend must ...

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The Test Center will shift from a drive-through service to a walk-up service as of Monday, May 17. The Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University will be open to all Union County residents who would like to self-administer a free COVID-19 nasal swab test under the supervision of ...

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The Test Center will shift from a drive-through service to a walk-up service as of Monday, May 17. The Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University will be open to all Union County residents who would like to self-administer a free COVID-19 nasal swab test under the supervision of ...

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The Test Center will shift from a drive-through service to a walk-up service as of Monday, May 17. The Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University will be open to all Union County residents who would like to self-administer a free COVID-19 nasal swab test under the supervision of ...

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Individuals and programs from Millburn and Newark in Essex, Franklin in Somerset, Jefferson and Randolph in Morris County, and Mercer County area honored. Murphy Administration Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Project Healthy Bones Program    May 13, 2021    (TRENTON) – In ...

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Free Film on Period Poverty Reveals the Hidden Costs of Being Female   May 14, 2021, Cranford, NJ—For millennia, women’s menstrual cycles have been sanctified, demonized, cast as divine and repudiated as unclean. As a result, the biology of women has had direct influence on their roles and ...

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Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve ...

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The latest Rivel Banking Benchmarks online survey identifies Kearny Bank as a leader among New Jersey-based banks in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rivel’s poll of bank customers and prospects is the largest of its kind in the world. As reported in the March 2021 issue of Banking ...

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EMS Week kicks off May 16th with the theme “This is EMS: Caring for our Communities”. EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week is an annual week-long recognition of the role of EMS by the American College of Emergency Physicians and the National Association of EMTs (NAEMT). The theme has particular ...

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Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — For millennia, women’s menstrual cycles have been sanctified, demonized, cast as divine and repudiated as unclean. As a result, the biology of women has had direct influence on their roles and status in cultures through time. Today, science has demystified the reproductive ...

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Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve ...

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The Test Center will shift from a drive-through service to a walk-up service as of Monday, May 17. The Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University will be open to all Union County residents who would like to self-administer a free COVID-19 nasal swab test under the supervision of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- The students in Kim Donnelly’s Law classes at Union Catholic were treated to a very special guest on Monday when Union Catholic graduate Fabiana Pierre-Louis, sworn in as the first black female justice on the New Jersey Supreme Court last summer, spoke to them via ...

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If you’re looking for some good homemade Greek food, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Westfield is hosting their Annual GreekFest but it’s “TO GO.”  Get some delicious take out on June 4 from 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. and June 5 from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Some of their specialties like Pasticcio, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. -- The Union Catholic girls rolled to its seventh straight Watchung Division title, and the UC boys finished a very close second at the Union County Conference Championships, which concluded on Thursday at Gov. Livingston High School. On the girls side, the Vikings rang up ...

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Pascrell, Pallone, and Schakowsky have long demanded intervention against Live Nation-Ticketmaster monopoly WASHINGTON, DC – Responding to a recent letter from U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ-06), and Chairwoman of ...

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The YMCA is offering tips for parents to keep kids safe in and around water this summer. LIVINGSTON, NJ – The West Essex YMCA wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t get lost in the community’s eagerness to return to a “normal” summer. As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether that ...

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Free events enable Union County residents to help conserve resources and reduce waste. The Union County Board of Commissioners remind residents that free countywide recycling events are coming up in May and June. There will be separate events for Scrap Metal, Mobile Paper Shredding, and ...

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