Health & Wellness

2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure Set for May 21

b06660e6b79f4cc769e2_komen.jpg
b06660e6b79f4cc769e2_komen.jpg

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Nearly 2,000 people are expected when the 2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure is held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City on Sunday, May 21.

The race is partially sponsored by TAPinto.net.

The Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure’s official Master of Ceremonies will be WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson, who has been a member of the the Eyewitness News team since 2001.
Patty Steele, co-host of WCBS-FM’s morning show “The Big Show with Scott Shannon and Patty Steele,” will serve as this year’s Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure Honorary Survivor Ambassador. A Montclair resident and a three-year breast cancer survivor, Steele, who went public with her diagnosis on-air, is an advocate and spokesperson for the fight against breast cancer.

Sign Up for E-News

Main events and activities include Official USATF Timed 5K Run, a 5K Walk, a 1.5 Mile Fun Walk, and a Kids for the Cure Color Run sponsored by Medieval Times. For the younger set, the knights from the Lyndhurst Castle of Medieval Times (along the King and Princess and their heralding trumpeters) will be marching into the Kid’s Zone with a live jousting tournament.

Participants can capture the day with a free photo at the Komen Moment Photo Tent (sponsored by TAPinto.net), complete with pink carpet, stanchions, pink ropes and a Komen-branded backdrop.

“It is my honor to represent Jersey City Medical Center and RWJBarnabas Health as a co-chair of the 10th Annual 2017 Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure,” said race co-chair Joseph F. Scott, executive vice-president of the Office of Health Care Transformation at RWJBarnabas Health and president and chief executive officer of Jersey City Medical Center. “RWJBarnabas Health is proud to support an organization that consistently strives to combat breast cancer, educate families and empower survivors. We invite you to bring your family to Liberty State Park and join us for this important cause.”

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Fair Lawn/Glen Rock

Reducing Stress Brought on by Recent Societal Issues

Welcome to "Conversations with Joan Herrmann," a new column based on Joan's signature work, Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life. Her vast knowledge and stable of experts who offer self-help tips on personal betterment will now be at TapInto's fingertips. Column questions or suggestions? Email rgreene@tapinto.net.

This week, Joan talks about stress, something that is quite ...

Fair Lawn Police Blotter - June 12, 2018

June 13, 2018

Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. 

June 1 - Shoplifting: On 5/22 at 5:56 pm, Fair Lawn Police responded to CVS, 29-00 Broadway, on a report of a shoplifting where the male was able to get away with $179.94 in unpaid items. Det. Mark Wyka took over the investigation and was able to identify and arrest Christopher Gonzalez, age 36 of ...

Gottheimer Meets with Constituents at 25th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall: Midland Park

June 17, 2018

MIDLAND PARK, NJ – Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) met individually with Fifth District residents at his 25th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall at Sansone's Family Restaurant in Midland Park.

Gottheimer holds these “Cup of Joe with Josh” events regularly across North Jersey to hear directly from the people he serves.

“For me to effectively ...

Local Students Present Robots, Gardens and Other Sustainability Projects at Student Forum

Newark, NJ — Armani Otero, a fifth grade student at Joseph H. Brensinger Elementary School in Jersey City, lit up as he spoke about building two robots that he and other students created to observe changes in their school’s garden.

“My favorite part of the whole thing was building the robots,” he said. “We had to collaborate. We didn’t have ...

Kessler Foundation Seeks Volunteers with Spinal Cord Injury for New Study

June 16, 2018

Kessler Foundation is a research center in West Orange, NJ that specializes in disability research. We are currently seeking individuals with spinal cord injury to participate in a new research study:

Dr. John O'Neill, principal investigator in Spinal Cord Injury research seeks volunteers for a spinal cord injury study. The purpose of this study is to identify ways of enhancing the ...

NJ Bill to Prevent Gun Violence among Individuals with Mental Disorders Becomes Law

TRENTON, NJ – A bill to prevent individuals with an elevated risk of engaging in violence due to mental illness from harming themselves and others was signed into law Wednesday.

Legislation Assembly Democrats Patricia Egan Jones, Gabriela Mosquera, Shavonda Sumter, Joann Downey, Arthur Barclay and Paul Moriarty sponsored the bill.

“For someone who may be struggling ...

Fair Lawn Pride Celebration Set for June 19

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Borough Council, Mayor Kurt Peluso and Women of Action are sponsoring a celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month with a community ceremony to be held on June 19 at the Fair Lawn Municipal Building.

The event is aimed at continuing to raise awareness of the LGBTQ community presence and its contributions to Fair Lawn. The ceremony, featuring speakers and ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_e056096b7d919f4c8ccc_fl_lgbtq

Tue, June 19, 6:30 PM

Municipal Building, Fair Lawn

Fair Lawn Celebrates LGBTQ Pride

Giving Back Government Other

Carousel_image_cd0efe0086b7fb00ba19_bergen_meet_up_6-28-18-2

Thu, June 28, 6:00 PM

Woodstone Pizza Bar & Grill, Rochelle Park

Inspirational Joan Herrmann Guest Speaker for ...

Business & Finance Health & Wellness

Sat, July 21, 11:00 AM

The Hermitage Museum, Ho-Ho-Kus

Food Truck Festival at The Hermitage

Arts & Entertainment