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Atlantic Health System President & CEO Recognized as One of the Nation’s Most Influential Leaders in Health Care

Brian Gragnolati highest ranked health system executive in New Jersey by Modern Healthcare

 

In recognition of his commitment to expanding patient access to the highest quality health care providing national leadership through his chairmanship at the American Hospital Association, Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO of Atlantic Health System, was recently named to Modern ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Union Catholic's Performing Arts Company Presents Cabaret Night

December 11, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic Performing Arts Company will present its fifth annual Cabaret Night on Friday, January 10th, when past and present stars will share the UC stage in one of the most exciting events of the school year.

Cabaret Night, directed by Mr. Edward Sagendorf and Mrs. Maryann Carolan and produced by Mr. John Rotondo, is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. in the Union ...

Union County Freeholders Take Action Against “Heartless” Homeless Relocation Policy

December 9, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County freeholder board has taken action against New York City’s Special One-Time Assistance (SOTA) policy, which has relocated several homeless families from the city to several Union County municipalities.

At their meeting Thursday night, the freeholders passed the following resolution:

“A Resolution urging New Jersey State Attorney General ...

Union County Responds to Reports of New York City Sending Homeless Families to New Jersey

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders today announced that it is investigating all options, including legal action, to put an end to New York City’s practice of relocating homeless families from the city into Union County communities without notice and without support services.

More than 50 families are known to have been relocated from New York City to seven municipalities in ...

Union County Freeholders Approve Funding for Opioid Abuse Prevention Program, Firefighter Resources, Inmate Services

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county’s freeholder board Thursday night approved funding for an organization that works to combat opioid abuse, new equipment and training for firefighters, and healthcare and anger management training services for incarcerated adults.

Prevention Links Receives Additional Funding

Prevention Links, an organization that partners with the county’s ...

NYC Pauses Moving Homeless Families to Newark

December 10, 2019

NEWARK, NJ — New York City has agreed to temporarily stop sending homeless families to Newark through the Special One-Time Assistance program pending the court’s ruling on an injunction over the issue.

Through SOTA an estimated 1,200 of New York City's homeless were relocated to Newark apartments, regardless of the spaces' living conditions, with no ...

Post Thanksgiving Winter Storm Intensifies

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Phase Three of the post-Thanksgiving storm is well underway.  Models came together and are showing the storm to be a bit colder aloft than originally forecast.  This means higher snow totals than first predicted, and a later conclusion to the storm, now forecast to end near sunrise Tuesday morning.

Final accumulation totals are looking as follows:

South ...

Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice

Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the winter.

AAA analyzed bad weather and crashes over a five-year period. The study found that the highest proportion of ...

Letter: NJ Needs to Protect Religious Freedom as it seeks Public Health Solutions

December 9, 2019

On Thursday, December 12, the Senate Health Committee will be meeting to vote on S2173, a bill that would restrict or remove religious exemptions to mandatory vaccinations, thus prohibiting 35,500[1][2] children from attending New Jersey schools. 

But let’s stop pretending this is about the 2.6% of NJ families who are using religious exemptions. It isn’t.  It is ...

Cornerstone Wellness Tip for the Holidays

CLARK, NJ - Thanksgiving is in the rearview mirror and the rest of the holidays are coming right down the road. In order to keep up a healthy lifestyle, it is important to keep up your regular fitness routine. 

Be sure your regular workouts have 5 key elements, aerobic fitness, muscular fitness, stretching, balance training and core stability.
- Aerobic Fitness will help ...

Holiday Gift Guide: Financial Gifts with a Lasting Impact

The gift-giving season is fast approaching. So, if you are like a lot of people, this means you are spending time trying to brainstorm gifts to give your loved ones – something that they will use and appreciate. For those disillusioned with giving gifts that are quickly used up or forgotten the moment the wrapping paper comes off, consider a financial gift designed to make an impact. Here ...

Obituaries

Apr 10, 1934 - Oct 23, 2019
Emily Bielen (nee Mazur), 85, of Clark, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
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