Sun Shines on Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure as Thousands Participate at Liberty State Park

May 21, 2017

JERSEY CITY, NJ - "This is my fight song, take back my life song." Katy Perry's version of Rachel Platten's "Fight Song" anthem blared across Liberty State Park Sunday morning as thousands of women and men gathered to participate in the tenth annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure. Perry's lyrics did indeed apply to the many breast cancer ...

Cranford Health Department to Co-Host Annual Free Wellness Day for Seniors with Medicare

CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Health Department will offer its annual Free Wellness Day on May 22 for qualifying seniors with Medicare.

The CHD is partnering with Woodbridge Medical Group, P.A. and Krause Dental care to offer 16 different screenings, including balance testing, glucose screening and bone density ultrasounds for osteoporosis.

“Screenings are the number one ...

Cranford's Centennial Village Group to Hold 7th Annual 5K June 4

CRANFORD, NJ – Runners of all ages can participate in Centennial Village’s seventh annual 5K June 4 to raise funds to maintain and vitalize the Centennial Avenue business district.

The race winds through Cranford’s South Side, starting at Lincoln School on Centennial Avenue and looping through Centennial Village and Mohawk Park. The top three male and female participants ...

2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure Set for May 21

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Nearly 2,000 people are expected when the 2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure is held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City on Sunday, May 21.

The race is partially sponsored by

The Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure’s official Master of Ceremonies will be WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson, who has been a member of the the ...

Trinitas Participates in Regional Drill to Improve Patient Safety During Disasters

ELIZABETH, NJ - Residents now have the added comfort knowing that the Trinitas team is now trained in dealing with a major disaster. Trinitas Regional Medical Center participated in Operation Gotham Shield, a comprehensive drill involving a mock radioactive “dirty bomb” explosion in the metropolitan area. As part of the exercise, the Trinitas team assembled a decontamination tent ...

Cranford's Aaryn Wichelns to Captain Team in Walk for MS Five Years after Receiving Diagnosis

CLARK, NJ – Although Aaryn Wichelns was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis during her junior year at CHS, she said she is determined to show the world that MS is a part of her, but does not define her.

Wichelns, who is set to start her senior year at Kean in 2017, will be a team captain during this year’s MS Walk at Clark’s Oak Ridge Park on Saturday, April 29. She got ...

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Union County Seeks Volunteer Advocates for Victims of Sexual Violence

May 22, 2017

A free training course is available for persons interested in volunteering with the Union County Rape Crisis Center. The Rape Crisis Center has been offering guidance and support to victims of sexual violence since 1984, as a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Department of Human Services.

“A steady hand and a calm, reassuring voice can go a long way ...