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Join Mothers of PreSchoolers (MOPS), a Group for Working Moms that Meets At Night

September 19, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Do you work and have a pre-school child? Courtney Mallon, a working mama from New Providence knows what that is like!

About a year ago, she went looking for a Mom’s Group that met at night and couldn’t find one, so she started one for working moms in the New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Summit, Chatham and Watchung area.

“It’s a great way to ...

Seniors and Caregivers Invited to Discuss Service Needs for Union County

ELIZABETH, NJ - A public meeting will be held on Monday, September 25 at 10:00 a.m. at the O’Donnell-Dempsey Senior Center, 622 Salem Avenue in Elizabeth. Caregivers and seniors are invited to attend, participate and express their views on the service needs of seniors.

“This public hearing is a good opportunity for residents to request services in areas such as caregiver support, ...

Dancers Bring Joy to Residents of Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights in Honor of National Grandparents Day

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In recognition of National Grandparents Day, Autumn Lake Health Care at Berkeley Heights hosted a special event that included dancers from Star Struck Dance Studio to share their talent and bring joy to the residents and family members.  

National Grandparents Day offers us an opportunity to not only thank our grandparents, but to spend time ...

K Primary Care & Medical Nutrition Center Hosts Their Second Anniversary and Wellness Day

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - K Primary Care and Medical Nutrition Center hosted a successful anniversary and wellness day on Saturday, September 16, at their office on 571 Central Ave, Suite 104 in New Providence. Many patients and residents from New Providence and neighboring towns attended. Mayor Al Morgan of New Providence also attended.

The program included a meditation session by Erin Sheehan, a ...

Recreation Programs for Youth with Special Needs Are Set for This Fall

SUMMIT, NJ - Special needs youth are invited to register for upcoming fall TryCAN programs, offered to children from any town, and which help youth develop skills that allow them to pursue a sport or activity further or simply provide them with a meaningful recreation experience. The programs incorporate teen 'peer mentors' from local middle and high schools ...

Youth Suicides Are Rising; Dr. Christine Moutier Discusses Suicide Prevention

 

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The second leading cause of death for young people in the U.S., ages 15-34, is death by suicide.  Worse, even middle school-aged children are taking their lives at increasingly higher rates.

 

Almost 45,000 Americans die every year by suicide. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), on average there are 121 suicides a ...

Ready. Set. Race: Participate in the Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Race that Gives Back to the Community, Sunday, September 17

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The 21st Berkeley Heights 5k Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk is set for Sunday September 17th at Memorial Field.

The USATF-NJ 500 point Grand Prix 5K starts on Bolton Boulevard at 9:30 a.m., with the 1.5 mile family fitness walk at 9:35 a.m., followed by free fun runs for children ages 2 to 11 at 10:15 a.m. on Memorial ...

Hundreds Get Sneak Peek at the Newly Opened Luminous MedSpa & Salon in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The newly opened Luminous MedSpa & Salon held a "Sneak Peek" event Tuesday at their new state of the art medical spa salon. Mayor Al Morgan welcomed Luminous MedSpa & Salon and owner, Heather Hoffman to New Providence.

Over 200 guests received a first look and were introduced to oxy-aroma therapies, Coolsculpting, Fraxel, Ultherapy, and the ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse

BRANCHBURG NJ - The public anxiously awaits Monday's solar eclipse.  It will be the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979.  Safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers.  Kevin Schindler, Planetarium Associate and Technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium offered TAP and its readers some expert advice.

"Never look ...

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Sat, September 23, 9:00 AM

Whole Foods Market, Vauxhall

The MAX Challenge Nutritional Seminar

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Sat, September 23, 10:00 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Parranda! A Latin Dance Party with Zulma

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Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

September 20, 2017

Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member’s chronic or terminal illness.   The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. 

The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or disease that ...