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New Jersey Surpasses 10 Million COVID Vaccinations; 'We Only Have a Pandemic Among the Unvaccinated', Murphy Says

July 20, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated.

Among the 4,432,769 fully vaccinated individuals (as of June 28), only a small fraction of ...

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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Board of Education President Says Lincoln Annex Deal 'Best Decision We Could Ever Make'

July 26, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The topic of conversation during the first in-person Board of Education meeting in 16 months centered around the same subject as the last in-person meeting.

The sale and demolition of the Lincoln Annex school, the construction of the proposed cancer hospital and the construction of the replacement school -  all components of a sweeping $750 million project - still ...

Belmar’s John Walsh Takes First Place in NJ’s ‘Your Voice, Your Shot’ Video Contest

July 21, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during online voting — an announcement that was made ...

Edison Library Press Release

July 31, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Jacob Weiner, Communications Coordinator

 jweiner@lmxac.org 

 732-287-2298 x5216

 

Edison Public Library Receives Donation

 

On Monday, July 19th, 2021, in anticipation of the new Amazon delivery station opening in Edison, New Jersey, Amazon contributed $1,500 to Edison Public Library Foundation for the Library’s ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Earns Chinese Proficiency Award

Ananya Murlidharan of Edison delivered a timely, meaningful message and her wonderful execution and poise earned her second place in the 14th "Chinese Bridge" Chinese Proficiency Competition for Secondary School Students earlier this summer.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge rising senior has been studying Mandarin for five years and is grateful for the preparation, guidance and motivation ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Earns National, Academic Lacrosse Recognition

Kevin Yan of Plainfield is a quick study whose relentless work ethic continues to pay dividends on the lacrosse field. 

The recent Wardlaw+Hartridge graduate first picked up a lacrosse stick in the spring of his sophomore year. Just over two years later, Kevin has been selected as an Academic All-American and also will be representing the Chinese U-19 national team at the World Lacrosse ...

5 Cool Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

You’re finishing up your afternoon walk on a scorching 90-degree day when you feel a little dizzy. You check your pulse. It’s faster than normal. You’re sweating, and you feel a cramp in your left leg. Should you head indoors?

Yes, says Alexander Sarenac, MD, an emergency medicine physician with Atlantic AdvancED Urgent Care. “These are all signs of a health condition ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Daniel Anderl - Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk Attracts 1,000+ Participants, Raises $100K+ for Scholarships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, who included Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy and Daniel's parents, Mark Anderl and ...

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Ranked Number One Hospital in New Jersey for the Fourth Year in a Row by U.S. News & World Report

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center was ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care hospitals in New Jersey to be nationally ranked, and ...

Twin City Pharmacy to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines at 2021 National Night Out 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield's National Night Out 2021 is less than a week away and, during the three-hour event, residents will have the opportunity to receive a COVID vaccine, courtesy of Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical. 

"National Night Out presents an opportunity for Twin City Pharmacy to promote health awareness to all age groups in our ...

Gov. Murphy to Sign Landmark Universal Maternal and Infant Care Legislation 

NEWARK, NJ – In a state faced with one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy aims to tackle those numbers with the establishment of a universal home nurse visitation program for newborns.

Murphy signed a landmark bill (S690) on Thursday at the Leaguers, Inc. building in Newark, giving New Jersey one of the most comprehensive and robust home visitation ...

Union Catholic's Mike McCabe Named NJ Girls Track & Field Coach of Year by The USTFCCCA

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Mike McCabe, Union Catholic's head track and field coach, added to his legacy as one of the premier high school coaches in the country when he was once again chosen by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as the New Jersey's girls track and field Coach of the Year for this past season.

This is the seventh year that the USTFCCCA has ...

Rutgers' Meltons Love Being Ambassador for New Brunswick, DEVCO

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Bo Melton looked into the camera, smiled and said, “Welcome to The Yard.”

The camera turned to his brother Max, who spread his arm as if to welcome everyone to this emerald oasis on College Avenue.

“When we’re on the road playing our Big Ten opponents, come to The Yard for our big watch party,” Max said.

These Rutgers football ...