Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia are life-changing diagnoses for the individual, their family members and all the people who love and care for them. While there is no cure at this time, researchers are working on steps that can be taken to reduce or delay the impact of Alzheimer's.  There are also potential new treatments on the horizon.

Alzheimer’s is a type of ...

RWJBarnabas Health Takes Pride in Serving Healthcare Needs of LGBTQ+ Community

July 2, 2022

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health recognizes Pride Month with a series of events to demonstrate its continued commitment to advancing the quality and equality of care for LGBTQ+ colleagues, patients, and neighbors. As the state’s largest academic healthcare system, RWJBarnabas Health’s goal is to cultivate an environment of constant learning and growth, to become a place that ...

Overlook Strong Again: After Two-Year Hiatus, Overlook Medical Center Celebrates Best and Brightest at Excellence Awards

SUMMIT, NJ – Enthusiastic applause filled the gala room as each name was called, and team members from departments spanning Overlook Medical Center strode proudly to the stage to accept their awards.

It had been three years since Overlook had celebrated its standout team members at its annual Excellence Awards. The event, like many in-person gatherings, went on hiatus in 2020 and ...

5 Fun Water Attractions to Visit Around Northern New Jersey

As the days get warmer and the summer season begins, many people like to take long weekends and head south to the beaches. However, there are countless ways to enjoy the summer sun with water attractions, parks and sports around the northern New Jersey area. For larger families, many activities are budget-friendly and perfect for a day trip!

Here are five fun water attractions to visit ...

Summit College Club Honors College School Scholarship Recipients

Lile Hall in Christ Church, Summit, was filled on Sunday afternoon, June 5, 2022, when the Summit College Club Foundation awarded six accomplished high school senior women from Summit and surrounding towns financial scholarships to aid the pursuit of their college dreams.  Recognition of these students through the awarding of college scholarships is an annual high point for the members of ...

Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill's Statement on Roe v. Wade Ruling

June 24, 2022

Today, the Supreme Court abandoned 50 years of established precedent and took the truly unprecedented step of stripping American women of the reproductive rights that the Court, regardless of its political configuration, had recognized and protected for more than half a century. In their unconscionable decision to overturn Roe Vs. Wade, the conservative majority on the court revealed itself to be ...

Are You Sick of Flying Bugs, Too?

Hi, everyone, I just wanted to share a surprisingly easy way to get rid of a lot of bugs in the yard in case you hate them like I do.

1. Get some yellow containers or some random colored containers and some yellow duct tape.

2. Put a couple of little food scraps inside that will rot and smell delicious to bugs. Think small. A piece of chicken and a slice of apple or something like that. If ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Record $50+ Billion State Budget, Republicans Concerned About Increasing State Spending

June 30, 2022

CRANFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed the $50.6 billion fiscal year 2023 budget on Thursday at Cranford High School.

"The priorities of this budget are the priorities of our families," Murphy said. "At the top that list is affordability."

Among the provisions in the budget:

$2 billion ANCHOR property tax credit for homeowners and a rebate for ...

George Washington Bridge Set to Go Cashless Beginning July 10

NEW JERSEY -  Cash toll collections on the George Washington Bridge will be eliminated as of July 10, 2022, announced by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

A new electronic tolling system will feature overhead gantries that will capture license plate images by overhead cameras, and a bill for the toll amount will then be sent by mail.

The new system aims to eliminate ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Top $5 a Gallon for First Time

NEW JERSEY — For the first time ever, the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in New Jersey is over $5. AAA says drivers are paying $5.01 on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. That's up 3 cents from yesterday and nearly $2 from this time last year.

AAA says the rising cost of oil and high demand for gas is keeping the prices at the pump high.

“People are still fueling up, despite ...

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN PUBLIC NOTICE ORDINANCE NO. 2602-22

June 30, 2022

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

PUBLIC NOTICE

ORDINANCE NO. 2602-22

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION BY PURCHASE OF EASEMENTS OVER A PORTION OF THE REAL PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 60 LOCUST AVENUE KNOWN AS BLOCK 606, LOT 8, 801 RIDGEWOOD ROAD KNOWN AS BLOCK 606 LOT 15 AND 799 RIDGEWOOD ROAD KNOWN AS BLOCK 606, LOT 16 AND APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $1.00 PER EASEMENT ACQUISITION TO PAY THE COST ...

NOTICE MILLBURN TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE 2618-22

NOTICE

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP

ORDINANCE 2618-22

NOTICE OF PENDING BOND ORDINANCE AND SUMMARY

The bond ordinance, the summary terms of which are included herein, was introduced and passed upon first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex, State of New Jersey, on June 21, 2022.  It will be further considered for final passage, ...

NOTICE MILLBURN TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE 2617-22

NOTICE

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP

ORDINANCE 2617-22

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the following Ordinance was submitted in writing, introduced, read by title and passed on first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. The ordinance will be considered for final passage and adoption at the public hearing held ...