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Register for Winter 2018 Session, Summer 2018 Camp at the Madison Area YMCA

January 16, 2018

Do More. Be More. Exercise your body, mind and spirit. Register for Madison Area YMCA winter session 2018 classes that begin on Monday, Jan. 29. 

Make Waves! Registration for the Madison Area YMCA’s summer full-day camp for children in grades K-11 opens this month. Camp begins Monday, June 25.

Members and non-members are welcome to register for winter session classes and ...

Madison Area YMCA Family Center, F.M. Kirby Children’s Center Receive $5,000 Grant for STEM Programming

The Madison Area YMCA is pleased to announce its receipt of a $5,000 grant from BASF that will be used for STEM programming at the Y’s Family Center and F.M. Kirby Children’s Center.

“STEM is an important part of youth development at the Madison Area YMCA and Kirby Center because it creates opportunities for children to achieve, build relationships and feel a sense of ...

F.M. Kirby Children’s Center Preschool Alumnus Visits, Reads to Brother’s Class

It’s always a good day when an F.M. Kirby Children’s Center preschool alumnus comes to read to his little brother’s class. Finley Frieder visited the Kirby Center to share a story with his brother, Brady, and his class.

The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA is one of the largest early childhood development centers and provides ...

Dr. Helen Genova Awarded Grant for Novel Emotional Processing Study in Multiple Sclerosis

East Hanover, NJ - January 10, 2018 - Helen Genova, PhD, Assistant Director of Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation, has been awarded a $44,000 grant from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The grant funds her research on emotional processing deficits in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune degenerative disease of the central nervous system ...

Statewide Nonprofit Introduces Transportation Services for People with Disabilities

ELIZABETH, NJ--Recognizing that limited transportation options are a major impediment to people with disabilities enjoying a full life – working, attending school, shopping and recreating – the statewide nonprofit Community Access Unlimited (CAU) has introduced a new transportation service that picks up and drops off riders according to their schedule.

"Too often people with ...

Madison Area YMCA’s First Holiday Hooplah Draws More Than 100 Guests

MADISON, N.J.- At least 100 guests enjoyed festive holiday crafts, games, sweet holiday snacks and hot cocoa at the Madison Area YMCA’s first Holiday Hooplah event on Dec 16.

Aaron the Elf led game playing, and the “Gymnastics Elves” had activities for little ones in the Gymnastics Center. Kids Central hosted an open play session. A family ...

Nurses Reject Contract Over Staffing Issues at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Nurses at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) being represented by Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1091 recently rejected a contract at the hospital over what they consider to be “severe staffing issues.”

CWA Local 1091, which has been bargaining for its members since September, is set to return to the bargaining table tomorrow, Dec.

CycleBar Livingston Ride to Benefit Lung Transplant Recipient

LIVINGSTON, NJ — CycleBar Livingston is hosting a fundraising ride to benefit Chelsea
Gaynes, a young woman waiting for a double lung transplant, on Dec. 16 at 3:30 p.m. The cost to participate in the ride is $50.

Nearly 100 percent of proceeds will benefit Chelsea, as her family struggles to pay for her medical care.
Gaynes suffers from Lymphangioleiomyomatosis ...

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OCD New Jersey to Host Annual Conference on March 4

January 21, 2018

OCD New Jersey, an Affiliate of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation, will host its 18th Annual Conference on Sunday, March 4, at The Westwood in Garwood.

Dr. Martin Franklin will present, “From the Cradle to the Grave: Nuances in CBT Delivery Across the Developmental Spectrum.” This program is designed for both professionals and non-professionals and has been ...