Nurses of the Wayne Education Association Rise to the Occasion

It seems that in a time of crisis, those that give the most are often asked to give even more. Such is the case with the nurses of the Wayne Education Association. Our intrepid nurses went beyond what most would dare to ask over this past year. They have covid-tested and contact-traced morning, noon and night and kept track of students and staff quarantining. These warrior-nurses have ministered ...

Be Conscious of Your Investment Environment

On April 22, we observe Earth Day, an occasion that has inspired millions of people over the decades to take steps to clean up our world. Of course, your physical surroundings are important, but you also operate in other “ecosystems” – social, cultural and political. And you’ll need to consider your investment environment, too. How can you improve it?

Here are a few ...

St. Joseph's Health Doctor to Serve on Key Gun Safety Commission

TRENTON, NJ – A prominent physician at St. Joseph’s Health has been appointed by Governor Phil Murphy to serve on the Personalized Handgun Authorization Commission. Murphy announced that Jennifer Chuang, currently the Section Chief for Adolescent Medicine at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, will serve on the body responsible for establishing performance standards for ...

Joe Bella of Passaic Valley Water Commission to Retire.

(Clifton, N.J. – March 29, 2021) – After more than 3 decades, Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) Executive Director Joe Bella has announced his retirement. He leaves PVWC on March 31, ending a career that began in 1984. He took over as Executive Director in 1994 and his legacy will live on as a pioneer throughout the water industry.

PVWC is New Jersey’s ...

Atlantic Health System Oncologist Explores Role of Vitamin D in Treating Colorectal Cancer

Can vitamin D effectively treat colorectal cancer that has spread in the body? The answer is, we don’t know, but preliminary research has shown some promise.

Atlantic Health System is part of a nationwide phase 3 study on vitamin D’s impact in treating patients with stage 4 colorectal cancer. It will involve more than 1,000 patients enrolled through the spring of 2022. Participants ...

Passaic County, St. Joseph's Medical Center Partner with FEMA to Serve Under Vaccinated Populations

April 8, 2021

PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County officials have announced joint effort with St. Joseph's University Medical Center, in partnership with FEMA, to administer COVID-19 vaccines to currently under vaccinated populations, specifically in Passaic City, Paterson and Prospect Park.

“We’re actively seeking every opportunity to help our residents get vaccinated and increase ...

New Jersey Is 2021’s State with the 7th Highest Tax Burden: Study

April 12, 2021

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the seventh highest state with the overall tax burden with a 9.98% overall state tax according to personal finance website WalletHub’s  2021 Tax Burden by State report. Nearby New York was the highest taxed state in the nation.

What accounts for New Jersey's top 10 ranking? Property taxes.

"New Jersey has the third highest ...

American Sign Language Interpreters Available at COVID-19 Vaccine Megasites

April 16, 2021

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Can Access Interpreters During Vaccination at the Six Megasites

(TRENTON) – The Murphy Administration today announced that deaf and hard of hearing individuals are able to ask for an American Sign Language interpreter when receiving a COVID-19 vaccine at the state’s six vaccine megasites to assist with communication access during the vaccination ...

St. Joseph’s Health Supporting Wayne YMCA’s Food Distribution with Donation of 100K Meals

WAYNE, NJ - The Wayne YMCA is teaming up with community partner St. Joseph’s Health to bolster the Y’s food distribution program and provide members with access to vaccinations against COVID-19.

The Y, which has given out more than 270,000 pounds of food and 225,000 meals to children and families in need during the pandemic, received a truckload of 100,000 meals, including oatmeal, ...

IRS letters explain why some 2020 Recovery Rebate Credits are different than expected

WASHINGTON − As people across the country file their 2020 tax returns, some are claiming the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit (RRC). The IRS is mailing letters to some taxpayers who claimed the 2020 credit and may be getting a different amount than they expected. 

It’s important to remember that the first and second Economic Impact Payments (EIP) were advance payments of the 2020 ...

Protecting Wayne

April 13, 2021

Wayne is under siege from predatory developers like Avalon Bay, who suffered a catastrophic fire at “Avalon Princeton Junction” in West Windsor just last week. Developers are forcing Wayne to rezone properties and accept developments that barely meet the maximum limits of Wayne’s building ordinances; while our leaders throw up their hands and say there is nothing they can do.

Celebrating Donate Life Month

April 8, 2021

Springtime has now brought us a renewed spirit and hope as we look forward to the months ahead when we will begin to see each other again in person for community events and activities. Throughout the month of April, we are celebrating National Donate Life Month! This is our time to encourage family, friends and neighbors to register as organ and tissue donors and to honor those who have given the ...

Obituaries

Nov 17, 1934 - Sep 22, 2020
Alan Robin, age 85 of Wayne passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22. 2020 surrounded by his ...
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Oct 7, 1940 - Aug 13, 2020
MARLBOROUGH, MA– Carol Ann Heath Olsen, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 13, ...
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