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Trinitas Comprehensive Caner Center Host Annual “Survivors Day”

June 18, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – Cancer survivors, family and friends mingled with their care givers and physicians while celebrating “Survivors Day”. The annual event, held every June in the Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center located at 225 Williamson Street in Elizabeth mixes food, prizes, friendship and camaraderie between staff and those that have battled cancer or blood related ...

(Updated) Actor Daniel Baldwin Brings His Film to the First New Jersey Recovery Film Festival

UNION, NJ – Actor Daniel Baldwin had some sobering remarks for the audience at the New Jersey Recovery Film Festival, Recovery through Expression, in Kean University’s STEM  building, June 2, to  benefit The Raymond J. Lesniak Experience Strength & Hope  Recovery High School.

The high school is dedicated to helping young people recover from ...

Assemblywoman Annette Quijano Comes to See How the St. Genevieve’s Garden Grows

ELIZABETH, NJ - Assemblywoman Annette Quijano marveled at the site before her, row upon row of tomato, eggplant, and pepper plants growing in wooden planters under a bright, spring sun that makes up the St. Genevieve’s Parish Community Garden on Princeton Road.

“Fresh produce tastes so much better than processed,” she remarked. Community gardens are a favorite project for ...

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

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 ...

Emily's Supermarket is First to Join Healthy Corner Store Initiative in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ – Families, neighbors and children walking home from school May 10 got a special treat as they passed by Emily’s Supermarket on Clarkson Street. They found they could purchase a variety of fresh produce, low fat and whole grain options, while learning the importance of making healthy choices through some of the activities.

It was the NJ Healthy Corner Stores ...

Lifelong Elizabeth Shares Healthy Tips at Senior Safety Day

ELIZABETH, NJ – “Should you save or toss pizza left on the counter overnight?” Nutrition Consultant Corey Wu asked the group in front of her at the Stephen Sampson Community Center today, May 11.

The answer was a resounding, “Toss!” coming from the audience from Peterstown, Bayway, and Sampson community centers, at the Senior Safety Day. Wu was one of two speakers ...

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FREE ALZ/Dementia Support Group Friday

June 14, 2017

Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting an Alzheimer’s Support Group, through Alzheimer’s New Jersey, on Friday, June 16, at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield, 140 Mountain Avenue, Westfield, NJ, from 10 a.m. to  11 a.m.   

 The program is free and open to Alzheimer’s/Dementia ...