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Bringing People Together for Progress: Julie Figlar on Sports and Recreation

September 18, 2019

One of the many reasons my husband Jason and I chose to move to Berkeley Heights was to start and raise a family in a town with the wonderful quality of life it offered.  (Being a teacher in our great school district didn’t hurt either!)  Now, Rina Franchino and I are raising our young families in Berkeley Heights and are committed to the long term prosperity of our town.  ...

Shared Services: Smart Ways to Save Money While Continuing the Progress

As a candidate for Township Council along with Julie Figlar, I am proud to see how Team Purple, lead by our Mayor, Angie Devanney has practiced what they preached when it comes to running a fiscally responsible government. Sharing services is one area which can yield great results in both saving dollars and providing the same level or even increased services. Berkeley Heights needs a Council ...

CBD Oil: Just the Facts

Canabidiol (CBD) is a chemical compound that occurs naturally in plants and is also made by our body to fight inflammation and stress as well as balancing our immune and nervous systems. The cannabinoids our bodies make are called Endocannabinoids (ECS) and are short acting, not stored anywhere and used to help the body to maintain balance or homeostasis. ECS receptors are found throughout the ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

Senior Living: Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights Celebrates 104 Year Old Anna Calabrese

September 16, 2019

As the kids settle into another school year this September, we highlight 104 year old Anna Calabrese, born on February 27, 1915 in her home. Anna was one of six siblings, five girls and one boy. 

She remembers starting school in September 1920 and her last day of school was June 1928.

Anna had to leave school after 8th grade to work in a sewing factory to help her mother pay the ...

Health Management: The DeFabio Difference -- CBD Oil: Just the Facts

Canabidiol (CBD) is a chemical compound that occurs naturally in plants and is also made by our body to fight inflammation and stress as well as balancing our immune and nervous systems. The cannabinoids our bodies make are called Endocannabinoids (ECS) and are short acting, not stored anywhere and used to help the body to maintain balance or homeostasis. ECS receptors are found throughout the ...

Dear Susan: Beauty Tips from a Beauty Expert - Sunburn

Dear Susan, 

How do I treat a sunburn and rehydrate my skin after being out in the sun? Will being in the sun make me look older?  

Now that fall is approaching—and much needed after this hot, hot New Jersey summer—it’s time to learn how to repair, rehydrate, and replenish our skin from all of the sun exposure we faced. Sunburn has been almost inevitable ...

Imagine Seeks Volunteers to Provide Grief Support

September 19, 2019

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss currently seeks volunteers to serve as peer support group facilitators for children and families coping with loss due to death.  An upcoming training will be held October 11th-14th, 2019.

Imagine groups are facilitated by trained adult volunteers who attend a 32-hour training and quarterly continuing education, and receive ongoing supervision.  ...

Operation Gratitude Halloween Give-Back Campaign Underway

 

Candy for a Cause: Donations Distributed to Deployed Troops and Local Heroes

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Teaching children the value of giving back by donating Halloween candy in support of Operation Gratitude is a win-win for kids, parents, and dentists. 

This Halloween, local trick-or-treaters will join kids across the country when they donate their extra Halloween candy to ...

Moms Helping Moms Foundation Mobilizing Support for National Diaper Need Awareness Week

Moms Helping Moms Foundation, a baby supply and diaper bank, located at 1118 North Avenue in Plainfield, NJ will be recognizing National Diaper Need Awareness Week (DNAW) from September 23-September 29 with its first annual DNAW Volunteer Session on Wednesday, September 25th from 10am-12pm. Participants are encouraged to bring a pack of wipes or diapers and spend some ...

Why Having a Finance Professional Matters

Why Having a Financial Professional Matters
A good professional provides important guidance and insight through the years.

Provided by Walter Pardo, CWS®, PPC™

CEO/Certified Wealth Strategist

 

What kind of role can a financial professional play for an investor? The answer: a very important one. While the value of such a relationship is hard to quantify, the intangible ...

Your Extended Care Strategy

Your Extended Care Strategy
Are you prepared for the possibility – and expense – of eldercare?

Provided by Walter Pardo, CWS®, PPC™

CEO/Certified Wealth Strategist

Do you have an extra $33,000 to $100,000 to spare this year? How about next year, and the year after that? Your answer to these questions is probably “no.”

What could possibly cost so ...

CBD Oil: Just the Facts

Canabidiol (CBD) is a chemical compound that occurs naturally in plants and is also made by our body to fight inflammation and stress as well as balancing our immune and nervous systems. The cannabinoids our bodies make are called Endocannabinoids (ECS) and are short acting, not stored anywhere and used to help the body to maintain balance or homeostasis. ECS receptors are found throughout the ...