Cook With A Book

A bi-weekly series in which we advance literacy through cooking and guide learning around food and nutrition.

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A bi-weekly series in which we advance literacy through cooking and guide learning around food and nutrition.

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Atlantic Health System Hospitals earn “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” Designation in Healthcare Equality Index


With a commitment to being inclusive and welcoming of all, Atlantic Health System announced that each of its six hospitals earned the “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation and a top score of 100 on the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). This is the second consecutive year Morristown, Overlook, Newton, Chilton and Hackettstown ...

Healing the Brain - Sudden Seizure Leads to Brain Tumor Discovery

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare – a phone call saying that his or her child is in the emergency department. That was the call Erik and Suzan Sletteland received at 2:30am on July 3, 2015. As they raced to the hospital, all they knew was that their son, Sam, had suffered a seizure.

“We were scheduled to vacation with Sam and his brothers for the 4th of July,” ...

When Does Month-to-Month Office Space Make Sense?

Your office space is one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your business. It’s the place where all the magic happens, so you want your environment to inspire and put your company’s best foot forward.

Office goals aside, there are a lot of variables that go into picking out the perfect office space, especially if you’re a startup. Your current needs may look ...

Here’s what taxpayers should know about the new IRS Tax Withholding Estimator

August 21, 2019

Taxpayers who haven’t yet checked their withholding this year should do so ASAP. All taxpayers can do this by using the new mobile-friendly Tax Withholding Estimator. This new tool can be used by workers, as well as retirees, self-employed individuals and other taxpayers. It’s a user-friendly step-by-step tool to help taxpayers effectively adjust the amount of income tax they have ...

Second Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed for Scotch Plains

August 19, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Scotch Plains Township Council voted unanimously to endorse the application of High Rise Botanicals (HRB) Group, which includes Scotch Plains native and local business owner Sean Flannery, who spoke at the meeting.

The group is seeking to apply to the state for a medical marijuana dispensary that would be located at the site of the San Giuliano ...

Man Who Prompted Evacuation of Union Walmart in Custody, Authorities Say

Updated at 9:37 p.m.

UNION, NJ — A man alleged to have prompted the evacuation of a Walmart store on Route 22 Thursday morning turned himself in after seeing “significant media coverage” of the incident in which he is accused of brandishing an airsoft gun while in the store, authorities said.

Joshua K. Phillips, 20, of Newark, is charged with third-degree creating a false ...

WalMart Reopens After Police Receive Calls of Masked Gunman

UNION, NJ - The Union WalMart was evacuated for a time Thursday morning because of two separate calls to Union police reporting the sighting of a masked gunman at the store.  The first call was received by police at 10:48 a.m.

Union Police Director Dan Zieser said no suspect has been located, no shots were fired, no weapon has been recovered, and no injuries reported.  WalMart ...

Westfield Native Slain in Washington State, Police Say

August 14, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — The daughter of a Westfield native who was reported missing from her home in Olympia, Washington, last month has been charged in her mother’s death, police said.

Susan Lundy, 58, had been reported missing to Olympia City Police on July 6, and on Monday, officers arrested her daughter, Amara Lundy, 23, in connection with the homicide, Lt. Paul Lower, ...

South Plainfield Cop Takes in Dog Left for Dead in Front Street Home 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – An adult dog, left for dead in a Front Street home for over a month, will now be able to live out his golden years with fellow canines, children, and a big backyard after being rescued by a member of the South Plainfield Police Department. 

On the morning of June 1, South Plainfield Police were called to a Front Street home for a welfare check after concerned ...

'Natural Pig Ears' Blamed for Making Dogs Ill, NJ Company Says

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A New Jersey-based company is recalling its “Natural Pig Ears” product that it believes may have caused dog illnesses in two pets, which may be related to potential Salmonella contamination noted during an ongoing FDA investigation.

Edison-based Lennox International, Inc. said it is voluntary recalling the pig ears. Not only can Salmonella affect animals ...

Read This Before You Tackle Your Next House Project

With the real estate market as competitive as it is in various U.S. cities, more people are opting to stay in their current homes. This decision frequently comes with the desire to take on additional house projects, which often impact your financial situation. If you are considering upgrades and remodels, read on for several considerations from Arias & Partners Wealth Advisors on how to ...

How to Save for College Without Taking your Eye Off of Retirement

It’s no secret that many American parents want to support their kids by paying for their college education. According to recent Ameriprise research, 87 percent of parents today already have paid for or plan to assist with these costs. Furthermore, 33 percent of respondents have delayed their own retirement, or plan to, in order to help their kids pay for college.1

While the choice to ...


Aug 31, 1931 - Jul 24, 2019
John Bodnar Jr., 87, husband, father, engineer, and proud patriot, died peacefully on July 24 ...
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Do You Know Who This Dog Belongs To?

July 29, 2019

CLARK, NJ - According to a recent post on social media, this dog was found on the border of Clark and Linden on Monday.  The dog is currently at the Clark Police Department.  Anyone with information about the dog's owners, can call the police at 732-388-3434.  

The post said the dog had a blue-green bow but no other ...

Dog Missing in Westfield

Marla, a two-year-old female dog, has been missing since Tuesday from where she was staying on South Avenue in Westfield. She answers to “Mar Mar.” Marla is spayed and chipped.

Do not chase her — she is extremely skittish.

Her owner, who is visiting from Georgia, is frantic and has been to several shelters, a friend said. There were several sightings and almost a ...