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Congregation Shomrei Torah in Fair Lawn to Hold Blood Drive in Wake of Hurricane Florence

September 21, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - In the wake of Hurricane Florence, the Red Cross is seeking blood and platelet donations with a blood drive scheduled for Fair Lawn, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Congregation Shomrei Torah, 19-09 Morlot Avenue.

Thousands of blood donations have gone uncollected due to drive cancellations forced by the hurricane, but patients still need critical medical care, ...

Are You Prepared for an Emergency? See What Fair Lawn Suggests for Readiness

FAIR LAWN, NJ - September is National Preparedness Month. What seems to be common sense can go out the window quickly when you have to think about what to do in a disaster...but thinking about it beforehand can make all the difference.

Emergencies do not have to be weather-related. Do you know what to do? Do you have a plan in place? The best way to protect your family is be aware and ...

Women's Wellness Expo to Kickoff National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, September 29

WAYNE, NJ –  The local North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is launching a new “Women’s Wellness Expo” as an unofficial kickoff  to the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. 

The free expo will feature free health screenings, informative speakers and local resources so women can “be aware of what’s normal for ...

Update: Glen Rock Bradford Street Home for Autistic Adults Moves Forward

Editor's Note: Please note changes and corrections to the story in italics below.

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The United Way and REED Next, a program of the REED Foundation for Autism, have partnered to provide a four-bedroom home for autistic individuals on Bradford Street.

“We’re happy to announce we have secured the construction financing for the home,” ...

Gottheimer Joins Glen Rock Festivities: Jaycees Arboretum Run

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Congressman Josh Gottheimer attended the 31st Annual Glen Rock Jaycees Arboretum 5K Run on Monday, Sept. 3, joining Glen Rock Mayor Bruce Packer and local families, athletes, students, and children. 

“This Labor Day, I was proud to join families, neighbors, and friends to honor the millions of New Jersey workers whose hard work and sacrifice built our great ...

Fair Lawn Westmoreland Well Field Contamination: Today is Dealine for Public Comment

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Today is the last day for public comment on the contaminated Westmoreland Well Field in town.

Senator Joseph Lagana, Assemblywoman Lisa Swain (former Fair Lawn mayor) and Assemblyman Chris Tully (D-Bergen/Passaic) are encouraging residents in the 38th district to provide public comment to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on how they have been affected by ...

Sept. 5 is National Blood Donation Day, Give Nearby in Rochelle Park

TRENTON, NJ  - Sept. 5 is National Blood Donation Day, prompting the American Red Cross to encourage people to give blood. For the third consecutive year, media personality Dr. Daliah Wachs has worked to enlist all 50 states in promoting blood donation.

Dr. Daliah, who hosts a syndicated radio program on iHeart Radio, speaks to her listeners weekly about various medical topics and ...

It's Almost That Time...Glen Rock Back-To-School Safety Message

GLEN ROCK, NJ - One of the most critical elements in school safety is getting our community’s children to and from school safely. The Glen Rock Police Department assigns School Crossing Guards at twenty key locations to assist children going to and from our schools. While the primary role of a school crossing guard is to guide children safely across the street, each guard plays another key ...

Glen Rock: More than 150 Turn-Out for "Plastic" Movie Screening

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A documentary screening about plastics in the ocean created quite a splash on July 31.

The Glen Rock Green Team Interns hosted “A Plastic Ocean” documentary screening on July 31 at Borough Hall.  The event brought more than 150 people from Glen Rock and neighboring municipalities together for a discussion on the damage that single use plastic has on our ...

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New Bridge Medical Center Welcomes Rutgers Medical School Providers

September 20, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ - New Bridge Medical Center (NBMC) is proud to welcome several new providers from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School to their Ambulatory Care Center.

 

Madouna Hanna, DO, is a physician specializing in physiatry. Dr. Hanna earned her Bachelor of Arts at Rutgers University in Newark. She received her medical degree from the ROWAN School of Osteopathic Medicine and ...