Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

West Orange Police to Sponsor Blood and Platelet Drive in Response to Urgent Need

July 30, 2021

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the social distancing that was required to slow the spread of infections, there has been a significant drop in blood donations. As a result, the nation’s hospitals and blood centers are experiencing a severe blood shortage.

Area hospitals rely on the support of individuals to provide much of the blood used to provide ...

Get Your Child Ready For Fall Sports - Tips and Upcoming Screenings at Saint Barnabas

Young athletes looking to get back into the game should start conditioning now.

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The easing of COVID-19 restrictions has meant that children can begin to play sports competitively again. However, young athletes should be sure they’re physically ready to jump back into team sports.

“Before the pandemic, regular activities like gym class, recreation leagues ...

Residents Enjoy Daughters of Israel Senior Olympics

Daughters of Israel residents "competed for the gold" at their own personal Senior Olympics. Everyone had lots of fun participating in the wheelchair racing and balance beam events.

Daughters of Israel is committed to providing its residents with excellent healthcare as well as entertainment and events.


Juvenile Struck and Killed by NJ Transit Train Near Maplewood Station

July 13, 2021

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A juvenile female died today on the train tracks west of the Maplewood NJ Transit station. 

The non-revenue train X667 was en route to Dover from Penn Station New York; no passengers were aboard. The girl was struck and fatally injured at 12:15 p.m., confirmed Mariluz Garcia-Diaz, NJ Transit senior public information officer. Maplewood Police ...

5 Cool Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

You’re finishing up your afternoon walk on a scorching 90-degree day when you feel a little dizzy. You check your pulse. It’s faster than normal. You’re sweating, and you feel a cramp in your left leg. Should you head indoors?

Yes, says Alexander Sarenac, MD, an emergency medicine physician with Atlantic AdvancED Urgent Care. “These are all signs of a health condition ...