New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

Some Summer Suggestions From Homewatch CareGivers

Summer, a great time to Be Out and About and boost your health and wellbeing.  Being out in nature, natural sunlight is known to create positive energy in the body and for the spirit, when done safely and in moderation.

Experience Nature - In a research article by the Mental Health Foundation, UK, How Connection with Nature Benefits Our Mental Health, they found that “Our ...

Agent Spotlight: Karen Davis

Karen Davis, Sales Associate in the Hillsborough office, always keeps her word. You can count on her to be your trusted advisor and to respect you and your needs. She will value your time, keep in communication with you and leverage her full experience to serve you. With over 15 years in real estate and over 30 years in customer service roles, Karen has worked nearly every type of transaction and ...

Bloomfield Water Boil Advisory Lifted

August 12, 2022

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- In a Facebook post by Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia, it was announced that the DEP had  lifted the boil water advisory for residents of the township. 

Residents had been Forced to boil  township water since a water main broke. Around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, a 72-inch water main broke in Branch Brook Park on the border of Newark and neighboring ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

August 12, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 293 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, August 13, 6:30 PM

Paper Mill Playhouse Brookside, Millburn

Major Attaway at Brookside Cabaret

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Sun, August 14, 3:00 PM

Livingston High School Auditorium, Livingston

Essex County Summer Players Orchestra: "Fiesta"

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Tue, August 16, 9:00 AM

Montclair

Immunization Clinic

When we invest in Alzheimer’s and dementia research, we gain valuable insights. The investment must continue.

August 1, 2022

Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022 (AAIC 2022) is providing new insight into dementia risk, prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, the long-term cognitive impact of COVID-19 and more. 

As one of the more than 6 million Americans, including 190,000 New Jerseyans, living with Alzheimer’s, I know the devastation of this disease and other ...

'Jersey Voices' Explores Mesmerizing Relationships

CHATHAM NJ - The annual selection of intriguing and original short plays is now on view at the Chatham Playhouse through August 7.

There’s something for everyone in the seven selections from several playwrights, with various themes.  “The Elusive Pursuit of Maximum Bliss” by Ken Preuss starts off the evening. Amanda Marino has directed Peter Despres as Max and Alyssa Fox ...

Passaic County Fair Starts Thursday

August 10, 2022

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners, and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual Passaic County Fair from August 11th-14th at Garret Mountain Reservation. The opening ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 11th at 7:30pm.

The fair will feature four days of unique activities for all to enjoy from games and rides to art ...

Rabies-Infected Raccoon Found in Montclair

August 12, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents were recently placed on notice after a rabies-infected raccoon was found on Christopher Street, Township officials announced.

 

According to Montclair Township officials, the New Jersey Department of Health notified the township Health Department Friday that a raccoon found on Christopher Street on August 8 tested positive for the rabies ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 293 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...

Bloomfield Water Boil Advisory Lifted

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- In a Facebook post by Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia, it was announced that the DEP had  lifted the boil water advisory for residents of the township. 

Residents had been Forced to boil  township water since a water main broke. Around 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, a 72-inch water main broke in Branch Brook Park on the border of Newark and neighboring ...

Two Days Left To Visit County Fair: Food, Games, Entertainment And More

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – Garret Mountain Reservation was flowing with families and children as the Passaic County Fair kicked off on Thursday. 

Attendees could be seen playing carnival games; riding rides such as the Ferris Wheel and Seven Seas, a fan favorite event; visiting food vendors of all different kinds, such as Boba tea, popcorn, Mexican and Turkish food and ...

Monkey Pox Cases Continue to Climb in Essex County, in NJ, and Across the Country

TRENTON, NJ - The NJ Dept. of Health (NJDOH) reports 293 Monkeypox cases in the Garden State. The report, published Aug. 11, 2022, shows an increase of 50 cases statewide since Monday Aug. 8. In Essex County, there are 59 cases as of Thursday morning. 

The US Centers for Disease Control reports 10,392 cases across the nation. 

County by county, there ...

Montclair Rabbi, David Greenstein of Congregation Shomrei Emunah, Retires

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On July 31, Rabbi David Greenstein from Congregation Shomrei Emunah retired. Although from the conservative synagogue in Montclair, there is a long-standing relationship with the congregation and Nutley’s residents. The rabbi often visited Nutley for the township’s interfaith events.

Temple B'nai Israel in Nutley existed for many decades, but the ...