Try 4 New Ways to Trim Holiday Waste This Year

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the amount of trash generated by American households can jump an average of 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. Union County residents can help reduce excess waste at home by exploring new opportunities to conserve resources.

“Cutting down on waste at the source is important, and we also want to make sure that ...

Overlook Medical Center Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

November 19, 2022

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, as one of 78 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2021.

As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Overlook is required to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient ...

FREE 5K Turkey Trot- Saturday, Nov 26th, 8:00am Check in, 9am Race Starts

Bundle up and come join us for a FREE 5K Turkey Trot, family-friendly event. Hosted by the Short Hills congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints- celebrating 100 Years in Essex County!

Check in for the event will be at the Clipper Pavilion at the Turtle Back Zoo Reservoir Trail, 8am on Saturday, Nov 26. Race starts promptly at 9am. While waiting for the race to begin, ...

Conversation with Lisa Barr, New York Times Bestselling Author, at the JCC in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- On Thursday, Dec. 1, at 7:00 p.m., the JCC of Central New Jersey will host in-person its annual One Book, One Jewish Community Book Read. The featured book is Woman on Fire, the bestselling New York Times thriller, by author Lisa Barr. 

Woman on Fire is a riveting story about young journalist Jules Roth who is given an unusual – and very secret – ...

Conversation with Lisa Barr, New York Times Bestselling Author, at the JCC in Scotch Plains

On Thursday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m., the JCC of Central New Jersey will host in-person its annual One Book, One Jewish Community Book Read. The featured book is Woman on Fire, the bestselling New York Times thriller, by author Lisa Barr. 

Woman on Fire is a riveting story about young journalist Jules Roth who is given an unusual – and very secret – assignment to locate the ...

Two Men in Two Days Arrested with Guns at Newark Airport

November 21, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — An Illinois man is the second person arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport last week with a handgun found in his luggage on Thursday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said.

A day earlier, TSA agents detained an Indiana man with a disassembled 9mm handgun, a dozen bullets, and a 9-inch hunting knife in his suitcases. Agents confiscated both weapons ...

Newark Airport’s New $2.7 Billion Terminal Opens With Fanfare

NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy headlined a host of public officials at Newark Liberty International Airport to celebrate Tuesday’s opening of its new $2.7 billion Terminal A, described as the “largest design-build project in New Jersey history.”

“So, this what $2.7 billion dollars will get you,” said Kevin O’Toole, the Port Authority of New York & ...

FBI Identifies Source of New Jersey Synagogue Threat, Says 'No Longer Poses a Danger'

NEWARK/TRENTON, NJ — The FBI says it has found the person responsible for making a "broad threat" against New Jersey synagogues and that person "no longer poses a danger to the community."

On Twitter, the FBI's Newark Office released a statement, saying "Upon receipt of threat information against an unspecified New Jersey area synagogue, the FBI notified ...

Community Conversations: RSV – What to Know and When to Call Your Pediatrician

On the latest Community Conversation, Christina Gagliardo, MD, a physician with the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital sit downs to discuss RSV, its symptoms, and when to bring your child to the doctor.