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Special Needs Housing Opens in Franklin Lakes

January 15, 2019

FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ – McCoy Place, a new affordable 40-unit supportive housing complex, recently opened in the borough at McCoy and Colonial Roads.

McCoy Place includes 39 one-bedroom apartments for individuals with disabilities earning up to 60 percent of area median income, and one for a superintendent. Twenty apartments are set aside for people with physical disabilities such as ...

Midland Park Schools Taking Nominations for Education Hall of Fame

MIDLAND PARK, NJ - The Midland Park Board of Education established an Education Hall of Fame in 2008 to recognize the key contributions made by past staff members of the Midland Park School District. The Education Hall of Fame is open to all former Midland Park employees who have been retired at least three full years prior to their nominations and made significant contributions to the ...

St. Joseph's Health Joins UnitedHealthcare’s Care Provider Network

PATERSON, NJ – More than 50,000 participants in UnitedHealthcare and Oxford employer Medicare Advantage health plans now have access to the services of doctors and other care providers affiliated with St. Joseph’s Health.

According to a statement earlier this month, the new network relationship was born from a shared commitment to access to quality care, enhancing clinical ...

"A Hero's Welcome" Delivers Christmas Cheer to Area Veterans

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Once again this year "A Hero's Welcome North Jersey" spearheaded  "Adopt a Vet," a program that brings holiday gifts to veterans and their families throughout Bergen County.

For the second year in a row, Rose Pagan's organization teamed up with Bergen County Veterans Services to deliver gifts to veterans, ranging from single ...

Aerial View of Toys for Tots: Wyckoff

Toys for Tots Operation in Wyckoff, see video here, produced by Avios Aerial Media:


Bergen Community College Wins Three Awards from the National Council on Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) for exemplary communication campaigns

PARAMUS, NJ – For the fourth consecutive year, Bergen Community College and its Office of Public Relations, Community and Cultural Affairs have earned recognition from the National Council on Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) for exemplary communication campaigns, winning three awards. Bergen has now won eight awards from the American Association of Community Colleges affiliate in ...

State Considering Automatically Enrolling Private Employees in Government-Run Retirement Plan

TRENTON, NJ –  The senate is considering a bill that would automatically enroll private sector workers in a government-run retirement plan.

The bill, S-2891, sponsored by Senator Joseph Lagana and Senator Troy Singleton, was approved by the Senate Labor Committee today. It would create the Secure Choice retirement program, according to a statement released by the NJ Senate ...

Passersby, a Doctor & Police Help Free Pinned Pedestrian in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Passersby, a local doctor and police rushed to the aid of a pedestrian on Sunday, Dec. 2, when he was hit by a car at Easton Avenue and Albany Street, right by the New Brunswick Train Station.

Upon the officer’s arrival at 12:13 a.m., they found a 37-year-old Edison man, Mauricio Martinez, pinned under a 2011 black Subaru Legacy driven by Glinette Brown, 36, of ...

Scotch Plains-Based Actor Garry Pastore Joins Cast of 'Shooting Heroin'

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own hands.  

A ragtag team of locals comes together to form the first ...

Billy Wilkins Launches New Single, 'Monsterz,' on Halloween

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- What better day to release a video called "Monsterz" than on Halloween? 

Scotch Plains-based musician Billy Wilkins released his latest single at midnight on the spookiest day of the year. 

"It's an upbeat song, actually," the singer/guitar player said. "The song is about mistakes you made in the past. We filmed it at my ...


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