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Health & Wellness

May 2, 2022

GARWOOD, NJ — Jill Pall knows the importance of CPR. Not long ago, it saved her life. In June, Pall joined friends at the dog park at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside for a planned afternoon “Littles Luau” for their dogs. “My friend had gotten a Hawaiian shirt for her dog,” said Pall, who lives ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - A storm is expected to drop 1 - 2 inches of rain in our area, according to the National Weather Service. Cranford is in a flood watch from 10 p.m. tonight until 8:00 a.m. Tuesday. Earlier today, Cranford Mayor Kathleen Miller Prunty sent a message to the township via social ...

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Ferrero U.S.A. is voluntarily recalling its Kinder ® Happy Moments Chocolate Assortment and Kinder ® Mix Chocolate Treats basket, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has tested positive for COVID-19. Murphy took a rapid antigen test this afternoon that came back positive. A PCR test that followed also test came back positive, according to a statement from Communications Director Mahen Gunaratna. Murphy is currently ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 12 am Friday for Union County, Cranford Police Department said in an advisory message.  In addition to Union County, the watch was also issued for Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Passaic Counties in New Jersey and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — A resident speaking at Thursday’s Union County Board of Commissioners meeting prompted a strong response from the board over the spending of federal COVID-19 relief dollars. The Garwood resident asked about $749,552.94 in CARES Act funds, which records show the county paid out to ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - It may soon be more expensive to join the Cranford Pools, as rates are expected to increase this season.  At its meeting on Tuesday, February 22 meeting, the Township Committee unanimously passed the proposed rate increase for a first reading. Earlier in the evening, during the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — You should strongly consider sitting out the Friday morning commute, state officials said Thursday.  Cranford Public Schools has called a delayed opening for Friday. For each school's opening schedules, click here. The National Weather Service is predicting 1 to 3 inches of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, has been selected as the only site in New Jersey and one of the first three in the nation to participate in a clinical trial of a unique vaccine that targets the protein that keeps cancer cells alive in brain tumors. The ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — It’s unseasonably warm Thursday with a high near 67 degrees, but people should prepare for strong winds into Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. A Weather Service wind advisory in effect at 11 p.m. Thursday predicts winds between 25 and 35 mph with gusts of ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford residents can experience a slight smell of chlorine in their water starting next week, as New Jersey American Water will be performing annual maintenance at the Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road Water Treatment plants.  As part of the routine maintenance, New Jersey ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Union County as the area awaits the arrival of a major weather system that is expected to bring significant snowfall and high winds to the region. The Winter Storm Warning will go into effect at 7 p.m.

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CRANFORD, NJ - Is it time to get out the shovels? According to a Cranford Police Department advisory, the chance of a significant winter storm is hovering around 50%.  The Winter Storm Watch from Friday evening until 7:00 pm Saturday.   Heavy snow is possible with total snow accumulations ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — Slick conditions are forecast for the Thursday morning commute, forecasters said. A winter weather advisory in effect 5 a.m. – 1 p.m. calls for up to two inches of snow with three inches possible in some places, the National Weather Service said. “Plan on slippery road ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Dr. Lajja Patel, DMD, cut the ribbon on her new Cranford dental practice on Tuesday.  South Avenue Dental is located at 104 South Avenue East, in the same location where Cranford Paint and Hardware stood before closing permanently in 2013. The space remained vacant until Dr. Patel ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – You’ll want to wear your long underwear Saturday morning and keep salt handy for Sunday. The National Weather Service said that north winds of around 15 mph would produce wind chill values of 5 to 10 degrees below zero late into the morning Saturday. “If you need to be outside, ...

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CRANFORD - New Jersey American Water issued a statement earlier today that system issues at its Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant in Bridgewater may be responsible for reduced pressure or discolored water. Cranford is among the 45 municipalities that may be affected. "Although these ...

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CRANFORD – The Township reported 340 new positive cases of COVID-19 since December 23. The 340 new positives bring Cranford's total to 2,670 since the first reported case on March 17, 2020. The Township is reported one new death, bringing the total to 131. Since December 17, Cranford has ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health has confirmed 27,975 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another new pandemic record.  Yesterday, the state added 20.483 new cases, a record high at the time.  On Wednesday, the state announced 34 additional COVID-19 deaths. The State and Centers for ...

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CRANFORD - Due to the firm conducting the saliva testing experiencing staffing shortages, COVID-19 testing on Wednesday at Orange Avenue Pool will now be limited to Cranford Residents who are either symptomatic or who are at higher risk for serious illness. Testing is available from 4 p.m. to 8 ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 11,889 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 48 additional deaths from the virus.  Five of the past six days have seen at least 10,000 new cases. The rate of transmission, which is an indication of whether the virus is shrinking or growing, has ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 15,630 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the second straight day over 15,000.  It's the third consecutive day the state has set a new record for positive cases.  27 new deaths were reported on Friday. The high number of new cases caused ...

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NEW JERSEY — The state has recorded 15,482 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, a sharp increase from the nearly 10,000 reported on Wednesday.  It's the second straight day the state has broken a record for most new positive cases.  The State Health Department confirmed 33 more deaths. The new positive ...

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Important Highlights PFOA (or “C8”) refers to perfluorooctanoic acid, a man-made chemical compound found in public water, air, and food supplies since the 1940s. A water sample taken in August from Middlesex Water Company’s treatment facility in South Plainfield showed MCW’s water supply ...

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CRANFORD - Keep your flashlights handy. Winds gusting at up to 50 miles per hour Saturday could mean some power outages, according to the National Weather Service. A wind advisory is in effect for Union County from 3 p.m. Saturday until 4 a.m. Sunday, the service said. Southwest to West winds ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Doctors answered questions about COVID-19 vaccines for children at a virtual town hall hosted Tuesday by the county’s Interim Executive Superintendent of Schools, Daryl Palmieri. Children from ages 5-11 became eligible for the vaccine in November after approval by the U.S Food ...

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CRANFORD - Following the state Health Department’s approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children 5 – 11, Superintendent of Cranford Public Schools Dr. Scott Rubin announced Wednesday that St. Georges Specialty Pharmacy, located at 521 N. Wood Avenue in Linden, is offering to help Cranford ...

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CRANFORD – Union County prepares for another round of severe weather as the National Weather Service issued a flash-flood watch. The Flash Flood Watch is for portions of northeast New Jersey, including Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, Western ...

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CRANFORD - Cranford families are encouraged to walk to school on Wednesday, October 6 for International Walk and Bike to School Day.  The day is to promote healthier habits for children and adults for going to school, as well as safer and more accessible streets. Participating Cranford ...

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CRANFORD - 28 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cranford over the past week.  The 28 new positives bring Cranford's total to 1,822 since the first reported case on March 17, 2020. With no new fatalities, the total remains at 128. Cranford hasn't reported a COVID-19 death ...

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