Textbook Alternative Program on pace to save Rowan students up to $6 million

Rowan University’s Textbook Alternative Program (TAP), which began in 2019 with anticipated savings to students of $120,000, is on pace through 2023 to save as much as $6 million.

The program developed as an initiative of the campus Affordability Task Force, encouraging faculty to move from assigning traditional textbooks to free, online study materials, in a University-wide ...

Hudson County Board of Commissioners Opposes Helicopter Flight Plan

February 1, 2023

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County’s Board of Commissioners have stepped into the battle against hovering helicopters over Liberty State Park, approving a resolution strongly opposing new flight plans over the park.

Late last year, the Federal Aviation Administration and National Park Service put forth a plan that would set limits on flights hovering over or near historic monuments such ...

Hudson County Commissioners Approve $400K for Home Health Care Programs

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners approved a 12-month $400,000 for Bayada Home Health Care, Inc. and Visiting Homemaker Service of Hudson County for certified home health care services.  

The program, officials said, will provide home health care services, including basic personal care, hygiene, grooming services, meal preparation, laundering, ...

Hudson County Officials to Raise Pan African Flag

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise and the Board of Commissioners kick off Black History Month with a Pan-African Flag Raising Ceremony at the Justice William J. Brennan Courthouse on Wednesday, February 1 at 5:00 p.m.

According to Board of Commissioners Chairman Anthony Vainieri he and his colleagues are committed to educating Hudson County residents about the ...

Hudson County Community College Awarded $2.2 Million for Technology Initiative in New Academic Tower

When Hudson County Community College (HCCC) began planning the new 11-story, 153,186 square-foot Academic Tower facility that will soon begin rising in the Journal Square section of Jersey City, technology to provide expanded learning opportunities for more students was high on the list of priorities. 

“During the COVID-19 pandemic, we made a significant investment in ...

STEM Student and Prof. Alfredo Castro to Attend Statewide Research Symposium

RUTHERFORD, NJ - For the eighth consecutive year, Felician University is honored to be represented by an outstanding undergraduate STEM student at the Independent Colleges and Universities of New Jersey Undergraduate Research Symposium. Brianna Manning, along with her faculty advisor Dr. Alfredo Castro, will attend the Research Symposium in March 2023, where Manning will be recognized as a ...

2023 Felician Autism Collaboration in Teaching (FACT) Conference

RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University announced the third bi-annual Felician Autism Collaboration in Teaching (FACT) Conference on March 24, 2023. The all-day conference includes three keynote speakers – Paul Aronsohn, New Jersey Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities; Dr. Nasiah Cirincione-Ulezi, Founder and CEO of ULEZI, LLC, an international ...

Delicious Grab-and-Go Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

We need to talk about breakfast.

According to a study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, nearly one-quarter of Americans skip breakfast daily. It’s understandable! It’s easy to forget or skip it when you’re rushing to work or to drive the kids to school.

But eating breakfast is critical to your health—it’s the meal that kickstarts your ...

Try These Satisfying Winter Salad Recipes

When the produce section starts to look a little wilted in the winter, it’s time to stock up on root vegetables and winter greens! Check out our favorite winter salad recipes for nutrient-packed (and delicious!) seasonal options.

These winter salads make a hearty, healthy side or a fresh, full meal and give you that nutrient boost we often lose when our favorite fruits and veggies ...

New Jersey Man Sentenced to Six Years for Assault of Police Office During Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

January 29, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A New Jersey man has been sentenced to six years in prison for assaulting Brian Sicknick, a capitol police officer who fought off rioters on January 6, 2021.

The New Jersey native, Sicknick, 42, died the day after the assault as a result of his injuries. .

Julian Khater, 33 of Somerset, who has been in custody since March 14, 2021, pleaded guilty in September 2022 ...

SeaSmart Diversity Scholarship Now Open

HOBOKEN, NJ - SeaSmart, a Hoboken-based nonprofit, will provide qualified students with an opportunity to explore their interest in ocean conservation, marine biology and SCUBA diving.  

SeaSmart's primary mission is to raise awareness of and develop advocates for ocean conservation, marine biology and SCUBA via programs and camps.

This July, SeaSmart will conduct ...

Love You to the Moon and Back. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Remarries at 93

MONTCLAIR, NJ - US astronaut Buzz Aldrin tied the knot for a fourth time on Friday.

Aldrin, a New Jersey native, is best known for his venture to the moon on the Apollo 11 space mission in 1969 with Neil Armstrong.  Aldrin was one of the first two humans to set foot on the moon.

"On my 93rd birthday, and the day I will also be honored by 'Living Legends of ...

Hudson County Students Invited to Become Sustainability Ambassadors

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Improvement Authority’s Sustainability Ambassadors Program, an effort to teach high school students about environmental sustainability through education and volunteer work, ultimately helping them engage productively to make a difference in their communities, is set to begin accepting applications.

Spearheaded by the HCIA in partnership with Hudson ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs in New Jersey Receive $10 Million Federal Grant

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs (NJHVIPs) received a big boost on Friday, in the form of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds.

The programs launched three years ago using federal money with the mission of ending cycles of violence across the state by helping victims and their families.

“These innovative violence ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State, Says New Jersey is Moving in the Right Direction

TRENTON, NJ — During Tuesday's State of the State Address at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said he's confident with the direction in which the state is going.

"We are stronger and we are fairer," Murphy said. "We are moving confidently in the right direction — forward."

Republicans aren't so sure.

"Despite the ...

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Brand New Boutique Condo Building Officially Brought to Market at Wonder Lofts in Hoboken

February 1, 2023

HOBOKEN, NJ - Already hailed for blending modern luxury with historic charm, Wonder Lofts in the New Jersey Gold Coast city of Hoboken is taking contemporary living one step further with the release of a newly built condominium building that’s quickly proven ideal for buyers who prefer new construction from top to bottom.

The boutique five-story building features an intimate collection ...

Feb. 2: Mission 50 to Present “Goal Setting with Sandler Trainer Danny Wood”

HOBOKEN, NJ - Mission 50, New Jersey’s premier coworking space, will present “Goal Setting with Sandler Trainer Danny Wood” on Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. This free interactive seminar, which is open to Mission 50 members and the community, will be held in Suite 213 at 50 Harrison Street in Hoboken.

Setting annual goals, or ...

ETV To Celebrate Black History Month Honoring History & Fueling the Future by Hosting Its Inaugural Empowerment Expo at the Bloomfield College Arts Center

Black entrepreneurs and business owners will take their rightful place center stage this month, as Empower The Village, Inc., a Morristown-based 501c(3) nonprofit organization, hosts its inaugural Black History Month Empowerment Expo on Saturday, February 11th, 10AM – 6PM, at the beautiful Westminster Arts Center on the campus of Bloomfield College in Bloomfield, NJ.

Empower The Village ...

Felician University President Calls for 'Actionable Good' Following Death of Tyre Nichols

February 1, 2023

Once again, we as a nation find ourselves gripped in the tense aftermath of a senseless violent tragedy as we try to comprehend the beating death of Tyre Nichols by five Memphis police officers. The quick and decisive action by the Memphis Police Chief, prosecutors, and other city officials is to be applauded. It is a welcomed difference from what has transpired on occasions in the past. However, ...