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Memorial Day Weekend Ahead; Follow These Red Cross Safety Tips

May 28, 2017

PRINCETON, NJ, May 26, 2017 – Many people will spend the upcoming Memorial Day weekend taking a road trip, having their first picnic of the season or enjoying that first dip in the ocean or pool. Follow these American Red Cross tips to stay safe.

DRIVING SAFETY

Be well rested and alert, use your seat belts, observe speed limits and follow the rules of the road.
If you plan ...

Cranford Resident Runs Every Street in Town

CRANFORD, NJ – This April, Cranford resident Eric Rubinson set out to run every street in the entire town before Memorial Day. He ran about 230 miles across approximately six weeks to complete his goal.

Rubinson, who moved to Cranford in 2007, decided to run every block in Cranford in an attempt to increase the distance of his runs, see more of the town, and get out of the rut he was in ...

Cranford Resident Runs Every Street in Town

CRANFORD, NJ – This April, Cranford resident Eric Rubinson set out to run every street in the entire town before Memorial Day. He ran about 230 miles across approximately six weeks to complete his goal.

Rubinson, who moved to Cranford in 2007, decided to run every block in Cranford in an attempt to increase the distance of his runs, see more of the town, and get out of the rut he was in ...

CDC Notes Potentially Record-Breaking Tick Season Made Worse by Powassan

SPARTA, NJ - While there are many benefits to a mild winter including lower heating bills and fewer snow days, one down side is the tick population. Our mild winter allowed more ticks to survive – which means more ticks will be looking for food this spring, summer and fall. Unfortunately, their meals consist of blood – yours, your children’s, your pets’…they ...

Brightview Hosts Warren Chamber, Fazio Wins Speech Contest

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Chamber of Commerce enjoyed a special presentation from the dementia program director at Brightview Senior Living, Marymae Henley, who talked about Brightview's Dementia and Alzheimer care; knowing what's normal and what's not when it comes to our aging memory at its last meeting Thursday that was hosted by Brightview.

Of the program, ...

Visit Morristown's Massage Heights and Find Out Why You Should Invest in Professional Skincare Treatments

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As Memorial Day signifies the beginning of more time outdoors, we need to consider the effects of the sun and how we can protect our skin. The skin is our largest organ, and though it’s resilient, throughout our life it takes quite a beating. From the natural effects of aging, sun exposure and interaction with outside elements, like environmental pollution, our skin is ...

Yeti MMA and Underground Strength Gym Launch Private and Semi-Private Lessson Plans

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- YETI MMA and Underground Strength Gym have announces the launch of its 1-on-1 (private) and semi-private Strength and Conditioning Program. It is for those who desire to improve their health, fitness, strength and conditioning but are more apt to succeed in a smaller more personal environment.

This program is perfect for senior citizens, as well as adults and ...

Record Crowd Turns Out for Summit Area YMCA Mother's Day 5K in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The skies cleared in the nick of time to kick off the Summit Area YMCA Mother's Day 5K to a record crowd of 1,368 on Sunday, May 14 at Memorial Field in Berkeley Heights. After a full day of driving rain the previous day, the morning of the event was greeted by cool breezes and partly cloudy skies, perfect for participants in the run/walk.

Dr. Donald ...

Millburn Student Shares Personal Celiac Story; Looks to Spread Awareness

MILLBURN, NJ - On a cold Thursday night in late November a few years ago, my parents sat me down and told me I was diagnosed with Celiac disease after I went to the doctor to complete a routine blood test. I had no idea what Celiac even was, and when my mother reminded me that it was a disease which resulted in people having to avoid eating gluten, I was sure I didn’t have it because I ate ...

Professional Staff Hailed at Overlook's Clinical Excellence Awards Ceremony

SUMMIT, NJ - Fittingly held as the nation marked 'Hospital Week', care providers throughout Overlook Medical Center gathered to recognize the hospital’s best and brightest clinical professional staff, including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and patient care partners, at the hospital’s annual Clinical Excellence Awards Ceremony.

The annual event is ...

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Center for Prevention & Counseling Announces New Board Members

May 28, 2017

The Center for Prevention & Counseling is proud to announce the appointment of Glen Vetrano and Robert Griner to the agency’s Board of Directors. Both Glen and Robert are excellent additions to The Center’s already dynamic Board and were recently welcomed by the current Board of Directors and agency staff to their new positions.

Glen Vetrano has proven to be a well-established ...