Sixty-One Mount Saint Mary Academy Students Named AP Scholars

WATCHUNG – Mount Saint Mary Academy is pleased to congratulate the 61 students recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars. The 2022 AP Exam results allowed 25 students to be named as AP Scholars with Distinction, 15 students were named as AP Scholars with Honors and 21 students were named as AP Scholars. 

The College Board recognizes AP Scholars with Distinction as those ...

Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Increased activity in the summer could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, a cascading condition that can cause permanent disability or death. 

Older people, those struggling with health issues and young children are most susceptible to heat exhaustion as well as athletes who wear helmets and heavy uniforms during summer practices. But Atlantic Health System sports ...

Lawsuit Claims Union County Police ‘Old Boys Club’ Members Get Pass on Misconduct

August 7, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Police Department contains an “Old Boys Club” whose white, male members police Chief J. Chris Debbie allows to violate laws, a lawsuit brought by Sgt. Homero Almanzar against the department claims.

Almanzar, a retired U.S. Army disabled combat veteran described as Hispanic/Latino, is experiencing “a significant disparity” in ...

A Glimpse at the Fanwood Library Rebuild

August 5, 2022

Dear Editor:

 

My thanks to all who came to visit with our first responders on the National Night Out on Tuesday. I am so proud of our police, fire and emergency medical services. They were fantastic hosts for this annual event celebrating their bond with our community.

 

Our next big public event is Fanny Wood Day on September 18. We can use some volunteers and encourage ...

Why Cutting Tariffs Will Help NJ Companies Like Mine

July 27, 2022

As the cost of basic commodities and goods continues to climb, everyday Americans are paying the price. Following years of pandemic-related stagnation, runaway inflation has made a bad situation worse for the American economy. High rates are hurting American consumers and small businesses, and we need policymakers to take action.

In March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that ...

Three Atlantic Health System Hospitals Receive Five-Star Rating by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in Updated Hospital Quality Star Rating

August 5, 2022

NEW JERSEY -- Atlantic Health System has announced that three of its hospitals recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the highest ranking offered by the federal agency. Collectively, Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Newton Medical Center account for three of New Jersey’s only four hospitals to achieve this ...

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