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State Farm's Mary Comito on New Jersey Drivers and Deer Collisions

October 20, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- As winter approaches, and the chance of encountering deer on the roadways increases, so do the odds of collision, particularly in New Jersey.

State Farm® released the results of its 16th annual deer-vehicle collisions study on October 1, 2018.  The deer claim study ranks states by the likelihood a driver has of hitting a large animal, including deer, ...

Atlantic Health System and NY Jets Fight Pediatric Cancer as Part of the 'Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer' Campaign

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Yesterday, Atlantic Health System and the New York Jets partnered again in the fight against pediatric cancer. As part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign, five children who are undergoing or have completed treatment at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children's Hospital, served as honorary captains for the ...

Roxbury Grads' 'Warrior Strong' Group: NJ Might Get Free Veteran Fitness Center

ROXBURY, NJ – Military veterans could have a free place to work out in Morris County thanks to a non-profit organization founded by a Roxbury High School graduate.

The organization, Warrior Strong, is considering a Morris Plains site for a fitness center where veterans could be members for no cost, said founder Tom Tice. Warrior Strong currently offers free fitness classes for veterans - ...

Rutgers Opens Autism Research Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs.

Based in New Brunswick, the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence is funded through the Governor's Council for ...

British Swim School Adds Livingston, Fairfield Locations

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ – British Swim School, which provides water safety education as an essential survival skill, has expanded further with two new pool locations in Essex County.

The new locations in Livingston and Fairfield mark the 11th and 12th New Jersey locations for the British Swim School franchise. Although both facilities were officially opened to the ...

Boy Scouts of America to Recognize Morristown Medical Center Chief Medical Officer Louis Brusco Jr., MD with 2018 Health and Medical Award for Outstanding Leadership for Youth

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America will recognize Louis Brusco Jr., MD, FCCM, Chief Medical Officer, Morristown Medical Center, with the 2018 Health and Medical Award for his service as an exemplary role model for the youth of the Morris County area.

Dr. Brusco was chosen for his outstanding services as evidenced by the interest and leadership they have demonstrated within the ...

RWJBarnabas Helps Young Athletes Prevent Serious Injury with Free Screenings

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On a Saturday earlier this month, RWJBarnabas Health provided free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes at the Codey Arena in West Orange.

Kids ranging in age from 5 to 18 could be registered to undergo either a cardiac screening or a concussion screening. The Matthew J. Morahan (MJM) III Health Assessment Center for Athletes at RWJBarnabas ...

Chatham's Third Annual "Out of the Darkness" Community Walk Rings Up $60,000 for Suicide Prevention

CHATHAM, NJ - Curt Ritter is thankful that he doesn't know anyone personally who has taken their own life.

That hardly matters, however, to the Chatham Township Mayor who has dedicated himself to doing all he can to prevent the tragedy of suicide. That was evident at the third annual "Out of the Darkness" community walk held at Cougar Field on Saturday afternoon.

It is hard ...

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