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Mercer County to Set Spending Plan for Economic Recovery Funds

April 10, 2021

TRENTON, NJ  – Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes recently announced that his Administration has begun planning how to their federal portion of American Rescue Plan (ARP.)  The County is slated to receive $71 million from the federal COVID-19 relief package that President Biden recently signed into law.

“The pandemic has affected nearly every ...

Mercer County Celebrate Public Health Week, Remembers Health Educator Lost to COVID

TRENTON, NJ -- Mercer County Brian M. Hughes encouraged the community to commemorate Public Health Week that will be held between April 5 and 9. When the first COVID-19 (coronavirus) case in Mercer County in March 2020, the Division of Public Health and its partners have worked tirelessly to get all of us through this pandemic.

The team at Mercer Public Health gathered on ...

Rutgers University Selects Poet, Actor, Activist, and Scientist for Honorary Degrees

April 17, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers Board of Governors voted on Thursday to bestow an honorary degree to award-winning author and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey when she addresses graduates at the 255th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on May 16.

The board also voted to award scientist and politician, Rush D.

Murphy Unveils Sweeping Proposals on Gun Violence Reform

NEWARK, NJ – Flanked by the state's top law enforcement officials, Governor Phil Murphy on Thursday announced a sweeping series of reforms aimed at reducing the epidemic of gun violence. The Governor said these wide-ranging proposals would build upon previous steps taken in recent years to reduce gun violence and will further solidify New Jersey’s standing ...

Creating Habits of Gratitude

I’ve had a gratitude habit for over ten years now, but the pandemic has raised my gratitude bar. If you don’t already practice daily gratitude I’m going to show you how easy it is to incorporate into your life and how beneficial it is, too. 

For most of us, keeping our spirits up and positive during this pandemic has been a tremendous challenge. But now, as we begin to ...

Welcome to 'Unleash Your Positive Possibilities'

I’m excited to introduce myself and my column to you. I’m what I would call a personal growth fanatic. I have always been fascinated with finding inner peace and accessing what it takes to fulfill dreams. I’m guessing you, my reader, seek peace and have dreams you hope to fulfill, too.

I’ve lived in Mercer County for 34 years, was an East Windsor Elementary School ...

RWJUH-Hamilton Announces Community Education Programs for May 2021

April 16, 2021

Robert Wood Johnson University at Hamilton will beholding the following community education programs in May 2021.

Stroke: Every Second Counts!  Tue., May 4; 6 to 8 ...

Take a Virtual Spin at the 13th Annual LBI Wedding Road Show & Party Planning Tour April 25

Explore a lobby filled with venues, vendors, experts, and plenty of chances to win prizes as the destination wedding and party event comes directly to you for planning needs

 

LBI Region, NJ - With the world reopening, plans are being made to safely gather, celebrate and make milestones memorable. As schedules become busier, it is important to get a closer look at who can provide you ...

TAPinto TV Wins Twice at Garden State Film Festival

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto TV, a medium-based franchise owned by East Main Media’s Brian Brodeur, won two Garden State Film Festival Awards.

The franchise’s “HomeGrown” series won awards for Best Television Show and Best Original Score from a Television Show.

“HomeGrown” is a series produced by East Main Media that follows host Stephanie Willoughby as ...

Delivering Educational Justice: Supporting School Options for Every Child

April 15, 2021

This moment in educational history is unlike any other. Over the last year, families have faced incredible personal and economic hardships, while children nationwide, especially our most vulnerable, have struggled academically and emotionally. 

The complex question facing America as we recover from this pandemic is, where do we go from here – and how do we do it together? The answer ...

Celebrating Donate Life Month

Springtime has now brought us a renewed spirit and hope as we look forward to the months ahead when we will begin to see each other again in person for community events and activities. Throughout the month of April, we are celebrating National Donate Life Month! This is our time to encourage family, friends and neighbors to register as organ and tissue donors and to honor those who have given the ...

Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey Anti-Racism Commission Declares Stop Asian Hate

Some Americans live comfortably and unconsciously understanding that their behaviors, attitudes and utterances are supported by systems that will judge and treat them fairly.  These individuals do not fear that their existence threatens other individuals and communities.  They do not fear that their appearance and intentions will ever be questioned.  They do not need to.  The ...

Rotary Club to Host Annual Fundraiser Auction

April 1, 2021

HAMILTON -- ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Rotary Club of Robbinsville-Hamilton will be hosting its annual art auction in conjunction with Marlin Art, the premier fundraising art auction company in the northeast. The auction will feature beautifully framed fine art in various media and price ranges

Rotary Club President Tom Damm noted the importance of the annual event to the overall ...

Bordentown Street Fair Cancelled for 2021

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — COVID is forcing the cancellation of the Bordentown Street Fair for the second year in a row.

Organizers made the announcement in a Facebook post Sunday night, citing possible new COVID regulations and restrictions. 

"Due to the uncertainty of the pandemic regulations and possible new COVID restrictions, we are announcing the cancellation of ...

10 No-Fuss Cocktails to Make at Home with 3 Ingredients or Less

April 15, 2021

A tropical drink with three types of rum, two kinds of freshly squeezed juice and a garnish that resembles a fruit salad? That’s great if a bartender is making it for us.

When it comes to a cocktail in the comfort of our own home, sometimes we just want something simple. Something that doesn’t require washing out the blender when we’re done.

With that in mind, here are 10 ...

New Jersey Date Night: The Best Brunch Spots

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Most couples are conditioned to think that romance only can be found after 7:30 p.m. on a Friday or Saturday. But those in the know realize that intimate moments aren’t found in only one or two specific windows of time: there are no restrictions on when it can be found.

One Date Night time ...

Emergency Rooms In NJ Flooded With Children Seeking Help With Mental Health

April 8, 2021

The Covid 19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the mental health of children across New Jersey. The people most impacted by Covid-19 are the most vulnerable members of our society. Emergency rooms across New Jersey and the country have been flooded with parents seeking help for children struggling with anxiety, depression and behavioral issues.

Over the past decade the number of ...

NJ Medical Marijuana Patients Seem to Have Been Forgotten




Now that adult-use marijuana is legal in New Jersey, it seems policymakers are so consumed with setting up that market that they have forgotten about medical marijuana patients entirely. Medical marijuana has been legal in New Jersey for over a decade, but the market is underdeveloped with just 14 dispensaries to meet the needs of the state’s110,000 registered medical ...