Textbook Alternative Program on pace to save Rowan students up to $6 million

Rowan University’s Textbook Alternative Program (TAP), which began in 2019 with anticipated savings to students of $120,000, is on pace through 2023 to save as much as $6 million.

The program developed as an initiative of the campus Affordability Task Force, encouraging faculty to move from assigning traditional textbooks to free, online study materials, in a University-wide ...

The Best Ways to Stop Hiccups

Everybody gets hiccups once in a while, and everyone has their own tried and tested ways of how to get rid of hiccups. 

Click here to read the full article, which includes advice from gastroenterologist Dr. Mark Tanchel of GANJLLC.

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5 Contributors to Weight Gain

Have you kicked off 2023 with a focus on your health? Is weight loss on the list? Unfortunately, taking off the pounds can feel like an uphill battle, with certain factors feeling as if they are out of your control.

Whether you have struggled your whole life or have recently begun having weight gain issues, let's examine the top five potential contributors to the excess pounds.

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Worried about inflation? Consider these moves

As you know, inflation was big news throughout 2022. But will it continue in 2023? And looking even further ahead, how should you account for inflation in your long-term plans?

In regard to the first question, many experts predict that inflation will cool off this year, though there are no guarantees. The high inflation of last year is thought to have been caused by some unusual factors, such ...

The WEA Celebrates Our Nominees for Governor’s Educator of the Year

The Governor’s Educator of the Year (GEOY) program celebrates both teachers and educational services professionals each year. In Wayne, each school collects nominations from the parents, children and school staff. Each winner had to meet certain criteria. Our winners are people that serve as exceptionally skilled and dedicated educators who inspire our students and even our staff. In ...

There's Still Time to Register for Spring Classes at Passaic County Community College

PATERSON, NJ - There’s still time to register for Spring classes at Passaic County Community College (PCCC).  Late registration is now in progress for the 15-Week term.  Shorter spring terms start in February and March. Those interested can become a PCCC Panther this Spring and enjoy affordable academic excellence, a vibrant campus experience, and a faculty and staff that ...

Know It Alls

The latest Monmouth University poll showing New Jersey residents don’t like their elected State House representatives ain’t exactly man-bites-dog news. But, it’s worth going deeper into that.

The core of the reaction is that those residents have little or no idea about whom or what they are talking about. If they did, they’d act out their anti-angst every ...

Non-Invasive Technology Offers New Treatment Option for Prostate Cancer

PATERSON, NJ - St. Joseph’s Health is proud to introduce a new treatment option for patients diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. The new Focal One Robotic System uses high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, allowing for precise destruction of cancerous tissue, without damaging healthy surrounding tissue.

“This new technology is changing the way we treat ...

Wayne BOE Site Changes

January 28, 2023

Kudos to the Board of Education for making an effort to get out to the public by holding BOE meetings at the three different middle schools.  Our future is in the hands of educating our children. Whenever there is an opportunity for the BOE to disseminate information to the public, it should be taken – not just when they want a referendum passed. 

There is certainly no harm in ...

A few thoughts about the January 18 Wayne town council meeting

A few thoughts about the January 18 Wayne town council meeting which turned out very well for Wayne taxpayers. Mayor Vergano’s request to become full time, with a pay raise of $120,000 and full medical coverage was met with an overwhelmingly negative public response which perhaps caused Mr. Vergano to withdraw his request and keep his present part-time gig at $18,000 and change. Mr. Vergano ...

Paterson Fire Department One of the Busiest in the Country

January 28, 2023

PATERSON, NJ – Responding to over 8,500 fire calls in 2022, eventually arriving to 900 building fires, 140 of them considered "major," the Paterson Fire Department is one of the busiest in the country.

Successfully fighting these fires, however, is only part of the equation for the men and women that respond to alarms multiple times every shift, never quite knowing ...

WP Presents! Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen on March 10

January 30, 2023

Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen is coming to the Shea Center for the Performing Arts on March 10, 8PM

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Killer Queen formed back in June 1993 and played their first public shows at London University, following in the footsteps of the real Queen who had played their first shows there 21 years earlier. By 1995 Killer Queen's UK popularity had grown to such ...

GreenDrop Cuts the Ribbon - Begins Operation in Wayne

WAYNE, NJ - This week, the Township of Wayne Mayor Vergano (center) initiated the ribbon-cutting ceremony alongside members of the North Jersey Chamber of Commerce, Senior Operations Manager Seth Haviland, General Manager of Brookfield Properties Ryan Hidalgo, representatives of the American Red Cross, Wayne Councilwoman Francine Ritter, Township of Wayne Business Administrator Chris ...

BAE Systems supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest New Jersey

Wayne - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest New Jersey (BGCNWNJ) is grateful to BAE Systems for their continued support and the recent grant received to purchase a SMART Board for their Wayne Pre-K program. The SMART Board allows children to interact with lessons, which makes learning more engaging and effective, especially for Club kids, ages 2 – 5 years old.

A SMART Board ...

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