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Vitalant Begins Testing All Blood Donations for Antibodies to COVID-19

Today, Vitalant became the first national blood bank to test all blood donations for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The nation’s largest independent, nonprofit blood collector—serving hospital patients in the New Jersey and New York region—is providing the test results to donors who complete successful blood donations, which are critically ...

Vitalant Calls on Donors to Help Patients Now Launches New Campaign to Motivate the Public to Donate

Vitalant—the nation’s largest nonprofit, independent blood collector—serving the local community here in New Jersey/New York, has declared a critical shortage of blood as supplies have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Shelter-in-place orders led to 260 blood drives canceled since early March in New Jersey/New York alone, resulting in a loss of 6,000 ...

Farmers Against Hunger, More Heroes in the Pandemic

June 1, 2020

 

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Farmers are a demographic that many may not have thought of as being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But New Jersey-centered organization Farmers Against Hunger has been helping local farmers as well as people in need during this difficult time. Since the pandemic started ten weeks ago, Farmers Against Hunger has donated 300,000 pounds of fruit, vegetables, ...

VIDEO: Traveling Swan Family Spotted on Silver Lake in Belmar

Below is the video, courtesy of Belmar’s multimedia director John Sabia.

 

JERSEY SHORE — A family of swans on Silver Lake captured the public’s attention this week — and even starred in their own Belmar video.

But is seems that since the adult pair of swans and their cygnets were waddling southbound down the boardwalk on May 28 — escorted in the ...

Good News: NJ Woman and A&S Sanitation Rescue Engagement Ring From Garbage Truck

The article below is being featured as part of the  Talk About the Good  campaign.

WESTFIELD, NJ — Sherry Cronin knew finding her engagement ring and an accompanying earring that found their way in the garbage would be a challenge, but she tried anyway — and her trip to the incinerator paid off.

Cronin, who has been married to her husband, John, for 25 years ...

Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey, Leads the way in COVID-19 Recovery Success

June 2, 2020

During the height of the pandemic, one small NJ hospital accepted critical
 COVID-19 patients from hospitals in 4 states; reports
High COVID-19 recovery success
 

LAKEWOOD, NJ: When coronavirus hit NJ the hardest, the Long-Term Acute Care (LTAC) Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey hit back harder. The hospital has an excellent reputation for their respiratory program, caring for ...

JON STEWART TO HOST LUNCH BREAK'S VIRTUAL “RISING TOGETHER” EVENT  ON AUGUST. 27th

Annual Fall Gala postponed to October 2021 AND Virtual event to be held August 27th, 2020.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will host Lunch Break’s virtual fundraising event “Rising Together” live from the organization’s headquarters from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th. The evening will feature musical performances by local ...

NJ Human Services Announces Availability of Up to $20 Million in Health and Safety Grants for Child Care Centers and Youth Camps

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th

TRENTON –  New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the immediate availability of up to $20 million in grants to assist child care centers and youth camps in meeting health and safety guidelines in response to COVID-19.

Child care centers can ...

Visiting Physician Services: House Call Heroes, a Lifeline for Homebound Elderly

June 2, 2020

“It’s more than just medical care we are providing. We form bonds with patients and those who care for them at home. You become like family and you put your heart, mind and soul into it every day.” Dr. Sara Leonard 

Holmdel, NJ  - It’s 7:15 am and Dr. Sara Leonard prepares for the day’s visits:  

Take temperature. Check. Complete ...

Grab a cup of coffee and catch-up with Beacon of Life, June 3rd, 10AM

Get your coffee or tea on and join Beacon of Life for some great conversation and reconnecting! 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Just like always, Beacon of Life, A Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, has been here for you! Yes, it's been different, without all the fun social gatherings Beacon of Life normally hosts, but the care and connection has remained Beacon of Life ...

BEACON of LIFE All Inclusive Senior Care is here for you! June 1st enrollment is now to make sure you or a loved one has in-home services

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Just like always, Beacon of Life is here for senior participants! Beacon of Life is working diligently to keep participants healthy and make sure they have everything they need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Not a Beacon of Life Member? It is not too late to enroll for June 1st to make sure you or a loved one has services in place to get the help ...

Opinion: Visiting a Re-Opened Mall in Georgia, a Glimpse of NJ’s Future ?

May 26, 2020

In the not-so-distant future, our corona-closed world will gradually re-open, allowing New Jerseyans the freedom to shop out, to dine in and to basically do anything that’s not based in our living rooms. 

To most the liberation may seem like the end of World War II and in many ways it is, but there are some catches to this re-opening; changes in protocols and attitudes that ...

Voter ID - The Time is Now

Voter I.D. - The Time is Now!

 

Several years ago, I received a panicked text from a friend of mine who had just finished voting and was appalled that the poll worker did not ask to see photo identification.  When I informed him that they could not, by law ask for identification, he was shocked – and with good reason.  With the stakes extremely high in elections at ...

Opinion: Visiting a Re-Opened Mall in Georgia, a Glimpse of NJ’s Future ?

May 26, 2020

In the not-so-distant future, our corona-closed world will gradually re-open, allowing New Jerseyans the freedom to shop out, to dine in and to basically do anything that’s not based in our living rooms. 

To most the liberation may seem like the end of World War II and in many ways it is, but there are some catches to this re-opening; changes in protocols and attitudes that ...

Voter ID - The Time is Now

Voter I.D. - The Time is Now!

 

Several years ago, I received a panicked text from a friend of mine who had just finished voting and was appalled that the poll worker did not ask to see photo identification.  When I informed him that they could not, by law ask for identification, he was shocked – and with good reason.  With the stakes extremely high in elections at ...

How to Survive a Department of Labor Audit

Business Enhancement Services & Training Consulting Owner and founder Sherilyn Przelomski, SHRM-SCP brings more than 20 years of HR and business consulting experience to her clients. Her expertise includes professional HR consulting services in the areas of recruitment of professional employees, benefits management, salary administration and job classification, training and development, ...

Red Bank Tiffany & Company Board Up Windows

June 2, 2020

Red Bank Tiffany & Company Board’s Up Windows

RED BANK, NJ: In a possible response to the violence that followed the peaceful protest demonstrations in honor of Minnesota police brutality victim George Floyd, Tiffany and Company has boarded up their windows at their Broad Street location.

The action comes as high-end retail neighbors such as Cartier, Versace and Saks Fifth ...

Shop Local: Bayshore Medical Center’s Farmers Market to open June 6th

June 1, 2020 – Holmdel, NJ – Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center will begin hosting New Jersey’s top farmers and food artisans in an effort to provide the community with local and affordable healthy food options.

Starting Saturday, June 6, Bayshore’s Farmers’ Market will spotlight produce, meats, seafood and cheeses which are all locally sourced here ...

A Great Donut for a Great Cause

Avery Pawlak, junior at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, has launched a fundraiser benefiting the patients of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and the frontline healthcare workers of Monmouth Medical Center. 

In a time of desperation and the world’s focus on Covid-19, Pawlak has realized cancer centers may not be receiving the proper amount of donations.

Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey, Leads the way in COVID-19 Recovery Success

June 2, 2020

During the height of the pandemic, one small NJ hospital accepted critical
 COVID-19 patients from hospitals in 4 states; reports
High COVID-19 recovery success
 

LAKEWOOD, NJ: When coronavirus hit NJ the hardest, the Long-Term Acute Care (LTAC) Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey hit back harder. The hospital has an excellent reputation for their respiratory program, caring for ...

JON STEWART TO HOST LUNCH BREAK'S VIRTUAL “RISING TOGETHER” EVENT  ON AUGUST. 27th

Annual Fall Gala postponed to October 2021 AND Virtual event to be held August 27th, 2020.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will host Lunch Break’s virtual fundraising event “Rising Together” live from the organization’s headquarters from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th. The evening will feature musical performances by local ...

Obituaries

Dec 21, 1932 - Jun 26, 2020
Josephine P. Allocco, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Holmdel on Tuesday, May ...
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Oct 16, 1948 - May 24, 2020
It is with great sadness that the Cecero Family announce the passing of Anthony Cecero, age 71, of ...
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Jul 22, 1944 - May 24, 2020
Suzanne Claire Petrizzi, 75, of Manalapan, passed away early Sunday morning surrounded by her ...
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Jan 24, 1922 - May 21, 2020
Theodore Charles Thompson, age 98 of Middletown and most recently East Brunswick, passed away ...
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