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Mrs. Suzette de Araujo Named NJAHPERD Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year

January 21, 2020

CRANFORD - Congratulations to Orange Avenue School's Mrs. Suzette de Araujo on being named the NJAHPERD (New Jersey Athletic Health Physical Education Recreation Dance) Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year.

This is de Araujo's fifth year teaching in the Cranford Public School District, where she teaches Health and Physical education at Orange Avenue ...

Students at CHS Surveyed on their Knowledge of Current Local and National Politics

CRANFORD - In a recent survey handed out to 72 Cranford High School students, they were asked to answer ten questions regarding local and national politics, which were given to them in a History or English class. The students had to answer the survey based on only their previous knowledge and were not permitted to research answers to any questions. 

While student knowledge of both spheres ...

Proposal Would Ban Vape Sales at Westfield Convenience Stores, Gas Stops

January 24, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — A small tobacco store on Elm Street may soon see a significant decline in competition if a proposed local law is approved next month.

The regulation the Board of Health is considering would ban the sale of vapes at gas stations, liquor stores and convenience stores. They are regulations the Westfield Health Department hopes to also have passed in the other seven ...

Roselle Park Police Officer Involved in Crash Fatally Shoots Himself Sunday

MATAWAN, NJ — An off-duty Roselle Park police officer fatally shot himself in the head after being involved in a crash in Matawan Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

It is with tremendous sadness that Police Chief Daniel J. McCaffery announces the passing of Roselle Park Police Officer Edward Nortrup. Patrolman Nortrup was a 13-year veteran of the Roselle Park Police ...

Westfield Journalist Uncovered ‘Horrifying’ Trend in Infant Sleepers

WESTFIELD, NJ — A piece of information that a government agency mistakenly released revealed a horrifying situation: babies were dying in a certain type of infant sleeper and nobody had told public.

The information obtained from the Consumer Products Safety Commission led Rachel Rabkin Peachman, a Westfield resident and deputy of special products at Consumer Reports, to write a ...

Tax-Smart Giving with Qualified Charitable Distributions

Thinking about making a large financial gift to charity? Looking for ways to reduce your taxes? If you’re retired and have IRA assets, the qualified charitable donation (QCD) tax rule might work in your favor. The QCD rule allows IRA owners or those who have inherited an IRA to exempt their required minimum distributions (RMDs) from taxation through direct charitable giving. It’s ...

Helping Athletes Keep Their Hearts In The Game: AtlantiCast31

Morristown Medical Center's Sports Cardiology and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Program is excited to welcome Dr. Matthew Martinez! Learn how this innovative leader will help Atlantic Health System benefit athletes of all levels on the latest AtlantiCast!


Morristown Medical Center Raises the Roof on Cardiac Care, Completing Two-Story Expansion of New Jersey’s Leading Heart Hospital

Funded in Part by Generous Community Members, Expansion Will Help Meet Demand for Expert Heart Care

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, nationally recognized for heart care, today opened the second of two new 36-bed units for patients with heart disease, completing a two-story expansion of the Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute.

The unit opened today will serve cardiac ...

Opening New Doors & Expanding Access to Care

Among the stories you'll see on the latest AtlantiCast...

Atlantic Health System is making it easier than ever for pediatric patients to access care and a new partnership will help expand health care options in Somerset County!

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New Jersey Date Night: Making the Most of Chinese New Year

January 24, 2020

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

Holiday festivities always make for a great date night, but have you ever celebrated the Year of the Rat? The animal changes annually, but the fun and flavor of Chinese New Year is always a constant. 

Beginning on Jan. 25, the lunar new year comes with lots of red paper decorations, couplets (the ...

Celebrate Black History Month in Union County with a Series of Free Events

January 24, 2020

In recognition of Black History Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to invite the public to a series of five free events highlighting key historical and cultural themes throughout Black history.

“The experiences and accomplishments of African Americans have defined the course of history in America for hundreds of years,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander ...