Dr. Frank Ruiz of GANJ Addresses Patients' Reluctance to See a Physician About Their Gastro Health

Gastroenterology Associates of New Jersey gastroenterologist Dr. Frank Ruiz addresses patients' reluctance to seeing a physician about their gastro health.  For more information, click here.

 

 

A Hotter New Jersey and Heated Politics to Look Forward to?

UNION, NJ — The moderator for a round table about New Jersey’s future issues jokingly put it in perspective when he said the conversation was going to be “a panel of formers talking about the future.”  

But the conference at Kean University sponsored by the state’s largest utility -- Public Service Electric & Gas -- had a lot of “formers” ...

The Power of a Mindset Shift From “I Have To” to “I Get To”

How we approach our work and life can significantly impact our productivity and overall happiness. There are so many tasks to get done. It can seem like we have to do them all, and do them all now!

If your mindset is "I have to do," then you're likely feeling drained by endless demands. What if we shifted our mindset from "I have to do this" to "I get to do ...

Totowa's Spectacular Annual Tree Lighting Tonight at 6 :30 p.m.

December 2, 2022

TOTOWA, N.J. - Totowa's Spectacular Annual Tree Lighting will be held tonight at 6:30 p.m. 

There will be a "special guest appearance" including Disney characters, so bring your camera! Special hot chocolate will be provided by Cyndia's, located at 169 Union Blvd.  

The event will be held at 537 Totowa Road (in front of the Totowa Municipal Building) and is ...

PCTVS Again Partnering With Wreaths Across America, Holy Sepulture Cemetery For Wreath Program

WAYNE, NJ - Motivated to build off last year’s successful initiative, Passaic County Technical-Vocational School District (PCTVS) has again partnered with Wreaths Across America and Holy Sepulchre Cemetery with the goal of sponsoring a wreath for every fallen veteran interred at the Totowa cemetery. Fundraising efforts kicked off this month, and grave site wreaths will be placed at a ...

Make Your Plans For The 2022 Totowa & West Paterson Fire Department Holiday Parade of Lights

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - We are just a few days away from the 2022 Totowa & West Paterson Fire Department Holiday Parade of Lights, Winter Festival, and Woodland Park’s annual tree lighting, all to be held on Saturday, Nov. 26. 

The Winter Festival will be held on McBride Avenue at Dowling Parkway from 1:30 to 5 p.m. and feature dozens of vendors, food, entertainment, and activities ...

Brooklyn Nets Move Past Portland Trail Blazers

On the Sunday after Thanksgiving, the Brooklyn Nets were scheduled to play against the Portland Trail Blazers after suffering a tough loss against the Indiana Pacers. This time, the Nets were able to pick up the slack and defeat the Trail Blazers 111-97. Kevin Durant led the way with 31 points with Seth Curry adding 29.

Curry’s shooting was a main catalyst for the Nets throughout ...

What We Can Learn From TJ Robinson

With his recent commitment to the University of Louisville, TJ Robinson has been catching the eyes of many in the high school basketball season. Hailing from Paterson, Robinson is a junior at Immaculate Conception High School in Montclair and not only one of the best point guards in the state, but in the entire country. This is of course a great feat to accomplish, but because of Robinson’s ...

Brooklyn Nets Move Past Portland Trail Blazers

On the Sunday after Thanksgiving, the Brooklyn Nets were scheduled to play against the Portland Trail Blazers after suffering a tough loss against the Indiana Pacers. This time, the Nets were able to pick up the slack and defeat the Trail Blazers 111-97. Kevin Durant led the way with 31 points with Seth Curry adding 29.

Curry’s shooting was a main catalyst for the Nets throughout ...

Two Atlantic Health System Hospitals Earn 2022 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

December 9, 2022

Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, two Atlantic Health System hospitals were named Top Hospitals nationally by The Leapfrog Group. Morristown Medical Center was named a Top Teaching Hospital, and Chilton Medical Center was named a Top General Hospital.

Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is well-known as one of ...

All Atlantic Health System Maternity Centers Recognized Once Again as High Performing by U.S. News & World Report for the Best Hospitals for Maternity

For their work in delivering extraordinary care for moms, Atlantic Health System’s Morristown, Overlook, Chilton and Newton Medical Centers have been recognized once again as High Performing in Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy) by U.S. News & World Report. This is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals for Maternity Care.

These four Atlantic ...

St. Joseph's Health Presents Eight Research Papers at National Association of Spine Specialists (NASS) 2022 Annual Meeting

PATERSON, NJ - St. Joseph's Health presented eight research papers at the National Association of Spine Specialists (NASS) meeting in Chicago last month. For this annual event, spine specialists from around the country came together to discuss all aspects of surgical and non-surgical research related to spine health. NASS is a global, multidisciplinary medical ...

Can New Jersey Have Same Day Registration and Voting? Twenty Other States Already Do

November 22, 2022

Good news: I moved to New Jersey in late October, 2018, visited the Motor Vehicle Bureau, and promptly received a NJ driver’s license and license plate. Not so good news: Two weeks later on Election Day, I visited my polling place with proof of residence and a photo ID and was told I was 21 days late and could neither register nor vote.

Imagine calling to order a pizza, and being told ...

My Cup Runneth Over

Is it me, or does it just seem like we experienced the World Cup four years ago?

Yes, finally it is that time again. The 2022 FIFA World Cup is in full swing mired in controversy, corruption, protests, and more controversy. Every four years The World Cup brings out the best in humanity.

To fully understand the brouhaha around this particular World Cup, you must first recognize that it is ...

Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities with TAPinto Can Help Your Business

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Why do businesses sponsor sporting events, township recreation events, and other initiatives?  Of course, they sponsor to show their public support. But there’s much more to it.  

Importantly, business owners want to align their business’s brand with the reputation and credibility of the event or initiative they are sponsoring. They ...

Livid by Patricia Cornwell

Livid: A Scarpetta Novel  by Patricia Cornwell. (Grand Central, 2022).

 

It has been a long time since I thought about Aristotle’s Poetics and his idea that unity of time, place, and action make for the best theatrical drama. But Aristotle’s classic approach to writing superior works popped  into my brain when reading Livid, the 26th installment in the Kay ...