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In Organ Donation Black Lives Matter Too, Advocacy Group Says

April 30, 2021

NEW JERSEY – In the wake of a new federal rule that will disregard race considerations when evaluating the organ procurement organizations (OPOs) that help register organ donors and facilitate donations across the country, an advocacy group is addressing the disparities that could arise from the decision. 

Science in Donation—a nonprofit that promotes education about the ...

Cooper Opens New Downtown Substance Abuse Treatment Office

CAMDEN, NJ – The Cooper Center for Healing is opening a new community-based office in downtown for people with substance addictions and related disorders.

Located in the Bridgeview Building at 800 Cooper St., the new office will provide more opportunities for people to receive treatment for substance use. The Cooper Center for Healing offers open-access, accepting walk-in patients from 9 ...

Tammy Murphy’s NurtureNJ Campaign Comes to Camden

CAMDEN NJ – First Lady Tammy Murphy visited Federal Street healthcare center on Monday as she continues to promote her NurtureNJ wellness initiative for woman, mothers and their infant children.

County Commission Director Louis Cappelli, Jr., state Motor Vehicles Commission’s top administrator Sue Fulton and 5th District state lawmakers joined Murphy for with new and expecting ...

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New Jersey Date Night: Stroll Through These Gorgeous Gardens

May 13, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

There’s always something growing in New Jersey, be it excitement for warmer weather or the flowers in everyone’s yard. Celebrating springtime in the Garden State requires a garden date. We have so many options at our fingertips — possibilities guaranteed to inspire romance and ...

New Marijuana, Alcohol Laws Handcuff Police Officers

April 22, 2021

By John Zebrowski, First Vice President, New Jersey State Association of Chief of Police

Now that state lawmakers have passed measures to create a marketplace for recreational marijuana in New Jersey – as well as basically eliminated sanctions for underage possession and use of marijuana and alcohol – the big challenge for local police departments is how to enforce these new ...

Camden Teachers’ Union Endorses Elton Custis for Mayor

May 13, 2021

CAMDEN, NJ – The Camden Education Association today announced it is backing progressive Democrat Elton Custis for Mayor of Camden.

The Camden Education Association (CEA) has more than one thousand members who work in the Camden  School District with a large majority who reside and vote in the city. CEA has more members than any other labor organization in this city.

“Elton ...

The Jaffe Briefing - May 14, 2021

STATEWIDE – Modified mask mandate? Yes! The feds are lifting the requirement that fully vaccinated people wear masks in most outdoor and indoor places. Of course, mass transit is not one of those places, as it seems people will – and should – be wearing masks on jammed NJ Transit trains until, let’s say, 2100.  A great quote from the CDC: “If you are fully ...