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At Body Restoration, Exercise is the New Prescription

February 22, 2017

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - For the fitness-phobic who are intimidated by big groups in big classes or the rows of machines that they’re unsure how to operate, not far from the center of town in Berkeley Heights might be the beginning of your path to a better quality of life. Just recently opened, Body Restoration is a warm and welcoming new fitness studio with a compassionate owner who wants to ...

Muñoz, Handlin Introduce Bill Increasing Initial Opioid Prescriptions

Assemblywomen Nancy F. Muñoz and Amy Handlin said they will introduce legislation increasing initial prescriptions for opioid medications from five to seven days. The bill is in response to legislation (A3/S3) approved by the General Assembly today that limits such prescriptions to five days. The five-day limit is part of a broader bill addressing the state’s opioid ...

YMCA-Berkeley Heights Community Pool Lease Term Sheet

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Council President Marc Faecher read a partial list of requirements to be included in a lease in order for the Township to agree to a lease between the Berkeley Heights YMCA and the Township.

The list was read before the issue was opened to public discussion in the "conference session" portion of the Township Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Faecher sent a ...

Snow Day, Berkeley Heights Township Road Trucks Work to Clear Streets

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Heights Township Schools were already closed on Wednesday night, and township salt trucks and road crews were assigned to hit the roads in the predawn hours in anticipation of what could be the biggest snowstorm so far for this winter season.

The National Weather Service was predicting a 100 percent chance of a snow and rain mix for Thursday. As of ...

Grand Opening of 17th Our House, Inc. Group Home Set For Feb. 16

LIVINGSTON, NJ - On Thursday, Feb. 16th, Our House, Inc. will open its 17th group home for adults with disabilities and celebrate with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the home.

Located on a beautiful, quiet, residential street in Livingston, the new ADA compliant four bedroom, two bath ranch will be home to four adults with developmental disabilities. With 24 hour on ...

Chatham Mom Continues Her "Cycle for Survival" to Battle Rare Cancers

CHATHAM, NJ - Kelly Leach once ran a marathon with a cancerous tumor in her body without even knowing it.

The Chatham Township mother of two now participates in a "marathon" of fundraising events to fight rare cancer diseases with a nationwide team who "Cycle for Survival," benefiting the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Last year, Leach's spin team ...

Body Restoration Opens In Berkeley Heights: Offering Medical Fitness and Exercise Programs

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Body Restoration opens its doors in Berkeley Heights on Monday, Feb. 6 with group and private fitness sessions that focus on restorative and integrated movement, mobility and pain-free living.

Owner Doreen Puglisi, of Basking Ridge, has spent 25 years in the health and fitness field as both an educator and a practitioner -- teaching educational ...

NJ Sharing Network Marks Record-breaking Year For Lives Saved In 2016

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  In celebration of its 30th anniversary, NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit, federally designated organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state, has achieved another record-breaking year making 613 transplants possible, representing a 16 percent increase from 2015.  Tissue donation also broke records for the organization with a 10 ...

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Mon, February 27, 9:30 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Healthy Combo- New Program!

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Tue, February 28, 12:00 PM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Lunch and Learn – Maximize Your Cardio Fitness

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Tue, February 28, 1:00 PM

Church of the Little Flower, Berkeley Heights

Bereavement Support Group Meeting on Tuesdays In ...

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Caring Contact Names Janet Sarkos of Westfield Executive Director

February 25, 2017

Caring Contact, the Westfield-based crisis hotline and listening community, has named Janet Sarkos of Westfield as executive director. She had been serving as interim executive director.

Most recently, Sarkos was the chief operating officer of Chervo USA, an Italian golf clothing brand, and her broader professional experience includes marketing and public relations consulting. She also has ...