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Hillside Avenue School Principal Dr. Curt Fogas to Retire

July 15, 2019

CRANFORD - On Monay morning, a letter from Hillside Avenue School Principal Dr. Curt Fogas was sent out to the community announcing his decision to retire.

Fogas has served as Principal at Hillside Avenue School for the past 20 years and his retirement will be effective September 9. 

"Serving as Principal of Hillside Avenue School has been a great honor and a defining part of my ...

Clark Police Chase Ends in Crash for Gas Station Robbery Suspects on Sunday Morning

July 14, 2019

CLARK, NJ – A Clark Police Officer found himself in pursuit of a vehicle shortly after 1:00 a.m. on Sunday after being flagged down by a gas station attendant that had been robbed according to Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos. 

Matos said Officer Hernandez was passing the Exxon Station at the corner of Raritan Road and Central Avenue when the attendant signaled for help and soon ...

Westfield ‘All Ears’ to Hearing Fixes for Noisy Leaf Blowers

WESTFIELD, NJ — The leaves are long gone but the gas-powered blowers are still making noise.

Jon Spitz, a Dorian Road resident, is lobbying the municipality to find a fix for loud gas-powered leaf blowers that he said contractors are using to blow grass clippings into the street.

“This is a huge quality of life issue for 20 percent of the people who, like me, are over-the-top ...

Driver Avoids Serious Injuries in Lamberts Mill Road Crash Near Westfield

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – A driver who swerved to avoid an animal slammed her minivan into a tree on Lamberts Mill Road on the Scotch Plains-Westfield border on Monday suffered only minor injuries despite the significant damage done to her vehicle, according to Scotch Plains police chief Ted Conley.

Both the Westfield and Scotch Plains fire departments arrived on the scene to help on ...

Making Your Dreams of a Retirement Getaway a Reality

Years of hard work often leave people dreaming of a time when they’ll have a chance to get away from it all in retirement. It could be in the form of travel to exotic locations they’ve never visited before, or a vacation getaway spot they’ll visit regularly. Either way, it requires having enough money to do so.

If you dream of travel in retirement, you need to build a ...

Measles, the Causes of Heart Palpitations and More: AtlantiCast by Atlantic Health System

On the latest AtlantiCast, find out what you need to know about measles, learn about the causes of heart palpitations, we’ll take you to the latest in state-of-the-art urgent care centers, we’ll share the physical symptoms of depression and much more! See every episode at AtlanticHealth.org.

11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies

July 15, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read more about her at the end of this article.

We all know that family with the “allergy kid.” You know, the ones that always bring their own food to parties and create a safe space between their kids and the party food. We are that family, and we have two ...

How to Keep Your Car Cool on Hot Summer Days

July 16, 2019

Get a windshield sunshade fit for your car. Although a custom fit may cost more, it is well worth the money. Make sure to get a shade that is highly reflective in order to keep your car the coolest when the sun is at its worst.
Check your tire pressure. Most drivers forget how important tire pressure is to road safety. The air in your tires will expand as the days get warmer. An overinflated ...