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Local Expert Shares Knowledge on How to Reduce Drowning Risks

August 18, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - In follow-up to his recent message to the public on why water safety is more than just a summertime concern, Roman Martens, owner of the British Swim School NJ The Oranges, shared the following tips on what can be done to lower the risk of drownings and near-drownings.

Designate a "water watcher."
Learn and practice lifesaving skills. Know the basics of ...

Registration Open for Scotch Plains 2-Mile Walk Breast Cancer Walk to Benefit Play for P.I.N.K. on Sat, Oct. 13

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Registration is now open for the Scotch Plains 2-Mile Walk for Breast Cancer to benefit Play for P.I.N.K. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, starting at the Scotch Plains Municipal Building (430 Park Ave.).

Sign up before Oct. 13 for a reduced registration fee of $15 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. Cash will be accepted ...

Local Expert Shares Knowledge on How to Reduce Drowning Risks

WEST ORANGE, NJ - In follow-up to his recent message to the public on why water safety is more than just a summertime concern, Roman Martens, owner of the British Swim School NJ The Oranges, shared the following tips on what can be done to lower the risk of drownings and near-drownings.

Designate a "water watcher."
Learn and practice lifesaving skills. Know the basics of ...

Southern Ocean Medical Center Nurses Demonstrate in Protest of Lack of Contract from Hackensack Meridian Health

STAFFORD - Residents may have noticed the signs spread throughout Southern Ocean County reading "Patient Health Before Corporate Wealth."

This past Wednesday, August 15, the nurses at Southern Ocean Medical Center took an action of informational picketing from 4 to 8 p.m. due to the lack of a contract.  The nurses contract expired on July 31 and union employees said they are ...

Hackensack Meridian Healthcare Workers: Hospital Spends Multiple Millions on High Corporate Salaries, PR and Lobbying While Nurses, Healthcare Workers Wait for Safe Staffing, Livable Wages

Emerson, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest non-profit and most profitable health system, pays its top officers millions of dollars and spends tens of millions of dollars on lobbying and public relations but refuses to reach a settlement with its nursesand other health workers for livable, respectable wages and safe staffing levels, the nurses’ union said ...

Free Livingston Walking Club to Meet Fridays in Fall 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Livingston Health Department will offer a free Walking Club this fall, starting in September. The Club will meet on Fridays to walk around the reservoir at the South Mountain Recreation Complex, located in West Orange. 

The Walking Club will meet from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Fridays from Sept. 14 through Nov. 16, weather permitting. There will be no walk on Oct.

Greater Broward Chapter of The Pap Corps Hosts “Red Carpet Opening Night”

The Greater Broward Chapter of The Pap Corps will hold their charity “Welcome Back” event on Friday, September 21st at Cypress Head Clubhouse in Parkland.  This coed evening, Red Carpet Opening Night will accommodate more than 100 guests from the Coral Springs/Parkland area for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and to discuss the upcoming fundraising programs for ...

'Plays in Park' Brings in a Half a Ton of Food Donations

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County freeholders had one request of people attending stage productions during the annual Plays in the Park program: bring non-perishable foods to donate.

During those performances this year, the residents responded generously, the freeholders say, bringing in more than a half a ton of food.

"Over the course of three shows, 25 bins of food, which equals ...

NAMI Course Helps Families Cope with Mental Illness

"Family-to-Family," a free, 12-session family education course provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), will be offered in Sparta, NJ on Wednesday evenings, beginning September 12. The course is provided to support and educate family members and other caregivers of individuals with mental illness.

The course teaches participants how to manage crises and solve ...

DEP Reminds Residents To Eliminate Standing Water on Properties To Reduce Mosquito Population

TRENTON, NJ – With a wet hot summer, the Department of Environmental Protection is reminding property owners of common-sense steps they can take to help reduce mosquito populations and the risk of mosquito-borne illnesses, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe said.

“Protecting public health from disease-carrying mosquitoes is a very serious priority,” Commissioner McCabe said.

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Emerson, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest non-profit and most profitable health system, pays its top officers millions of dollars and spends tens of millions of dollars on lobbying and public relations but refuses to reach a settlement with its nursesand other health workers for livable, respectable wages and safe staffing levels, the nurses’ union said ...