RIPPAC gala honors leaders, raises $100K for scholarships, programming

Political and civic leaders joined together for the first-ever gala fundraiser presented by the Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship (RIPPAC). And while the event paid tribute to four distinguished leaders in politics and industry, the biggest winners were Rowan University students.

Altogether, the gala raised more than $100,000 for intern scholarships and civic ...

$60K Grant to Help Reduce Crashes in Hudson County

March 22, 2023

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County officials have announced the receipt of a $60,000 grant from the Federal Highway Grant for Pedestrian Safety program. The funding will be used to provide an analysis of crashes, identifying four key contributing circumstances that warrant intervention: impaired driving, seat belt use, driver distraction, drugs and speeding.

Grant funding will be utilized ...

Hudson County Receives $1.44 Million for Senior Citizen Health Services

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County officials have announced the receipt of $1.44 million in grant funds to provide various programs and services to seniors in Hudson County.

The award from the New Jersey Division of Aging Services Fund will help to provide services that include medical care, essential support services and social services programs for senior citizens in Hudson ...

Hudson County Offering COVID Vaccines for Homebound Residents

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Regional Health Commission is offering free in-home COVID-19 vaccinations to those who qualify.

Homebound residents in need of a COVID-19 vaccination should call the HCRHC hotline and leave a meeage with their name, telephone number of town of residence at 201-388-1097 or email them by clicking here.

Sen. Ron Rice, Newark public servant and leading Black statewide voice, dies 

March 17, 2023

NEWARK, NJ - Former state Sen. Ron L. Rice, a leading voice in the Black community and a force in Newark and state politics, has died. He was 77 years old. 

"The things that politics lacks right now nationally and in New Jersey is a standard. There's not many of us that could meet his standard, and that's what made him special," said his son, former Newark West Ward ...

How to Start Working Out: A Guide for Fitness Beginners

So you’re ready to start working out. Congrats! You’ve officially taken the first step to creating a happier and healthier life for yourself. If you’re wondering where to go from here, we’ve listed five of the most frequently asked fitness questions (and their answers) to help you get started.

Do I Need to Work Out Every Day?

If your goal is to lose weight and get ...

Overnight Breakfasts for an Easier Morning

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet, most of us are too rushed in the mornings to cook breakfast - or make what we really want. With these overnight breakfast ideas, you can have a filling and tasty meals ready to go!

Overnight and Slow Cooker Oats

Overnight oats are usually made in mason jars and don’t require any cooking! They sit overnight in a liquid ...

Parents Inc. Launches Text Option for Family Helpline

March 15, 2023

Are you a parent or grandparent feeling overwhelmed? Are you a teenager feeling lost and confused?  Is it tough to pick up the phone and call for help?

Parents Inc. has announced a new texting option for its Family Helpline service
[1-800-843-5437] - making it easier than ever for New Jersey residents to access free and confidential 24/7 live support during their time of need.

The ...

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