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Creating NJ’s Premier Academic Medical Center

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick. “This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long journey towards fulfilling our shared vision to bring transformative care to New Jersey,” said RWJBarnabas Health CEO Barry Ostrowsky. “As ...

Dress for Success Northern NJ Happenings

*NOTE VENUE CHANGE* DATE AND LOCATION:  Hennessy Hall (the Mansion) Fairleigh Dickinson University 1 Mansion Mall Madison, NJ 07940 Friday, June 3rd, 2022 from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm There will be fabulous designer purse bingo, tricky tray raffle, 50/50 raffle, dessert, AND door prizes!

Health Matters

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory. Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate a lot of talks that I would have to give, such as about sex, why we do not root for the Yankees or Cowboys, drugs, why daddy will not watch ...

NJ Family Law Updates

If you’re thinking about filing for divorce sometime this month, you’re not alone. As a New Jersey family law attorney, my calendar fills up quickly with initial consultations in January. Studies actually confirm that couples decide to take the first steps towards divorce at the start of the year for particular reasons. First, they’ve gone through the motions of attempting to celebrate the holidays together at least one last time. Secondly, the new year offers the opportunity to end the old and begin the new. As far as ...

NJ TRANSIT: Working hard for you

NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 temporarily slowed transit ridership, but it did not slow NJ TRANSIT from continuing to improve service and the customer experience for its customers. According to NJ TRANSIT reports, the quest to make improvements to infrastructure and other projects has resulted in NJ TRANSIT advancing over $4 billion to enhance system performance and add new vehicles to the fleet since 2018. Major capital projects that will positively impact millions of riders each year are at the top of the list of planned improvements for NJ ...

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT by RANDI

At Homewatch CareGivers we recognize the essential value of having a team of compassionate, trained, and skilled caregivers providing high quality home care to our clients. We are committed to giving ongoing resources to our certified home health aides, which expands their professional development. As an accredited agency, the NJ Commission on Accreditation for Home Care (CAHC) requires that aides receive a minimum of 12 hours of education annually, in areas that best support employees providing caregiving services. Our ...

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RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Overlook Medical Center Looks “Ahead” to Hospital’s Future at Campaign Kickoff

May 11, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multiphase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially support the enhancement ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Safety is the foundation of extraordinary ...

Superintendent Releases Updated COVID Guidelines

Due to another increase in COVID cases, Millburn School District’s Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton shared updated COVID guidelines in her weekly email update on Friday.

She began, "We continue to prioritize keeping our students in school as much as possible for a full day of in-person learning. With the current increase in COVID cases locally, sending full classes to remote ...

The South Orange and Maplewood (SOMA) Jitneys

The communities of South Orange and Maplewood (SOMA), NJ, are culturally-rich commuter havens in the heart of northern New Jersey. With highly-rated schools, bustling downtowns, a plethora of restaurants and an enviable commute into New York City, SOMA is a highly sought-after location to live, and homes that go on the market move quickly. Located along the Midtown Direct train line, SOMA ...

Ending the War in Ukraine and US Involvement

May 15, 2022

Ending The War in Ukraine…and US Involvement

By Karla Schultz, NJ School Nurse and Veteran of Army National Guard

I was filling up my car with gas recently and used it as an opportunity to talk with my daughter about inflation and how it means that we need to cut back on some of our spending now, due to rising prices.

Since I had her attention, which I am often competing with ...

Lesser Celandine Alert!

Blooming in many people's yards right now is a small yellow flower that, upon closer inspection, proves not to be a dandelion. Variously called lesser celandine or fig buttercup, its radical invasiveness triggers a predictable progression of emotions in the homeowner. Delight at its pretty flower soon turns to alarm as year by year it takes over the yard, spreading through flower beds, across ...

National Weather Service Issues 'Red Flag Warning' for New Jersey

April 28, 2022

MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions.

The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry ...

Here Are the 13 Dispensaries in New Jersey Legally Selling Cannabis to the Public

NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide.

According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are:

North Jersey:

Apothecarium, 1865 Springfield, Avenue, Maplewood
Apothecarium, 55 South Main Street, ...

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN NOTICE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CONTRACT 

May 12, 2022

TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN

NOTICE OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CONTRACT 

The Township Committee of the Township of Millburn has awarded a contract for the following professional contract without competitive bidding, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-2(6) and N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i) and/or N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(a)(a)(ii) at their May 3, 2022, meeting. Contracts, once executed, and resolutions ...

Notice of Action Taken, Millburn Township Historic Preservation Commission

Notice of Action Taken

Millburn Township Historic Preservation Commission

TAKE NOTICE that on the 5th of May 2022, the Millburn Township Historic Preservation Commission took the following action:


Application No. #506 adopted a Resolution of Memorialization regarding the issuance of a Historic District Regulatory Decision approving this application – property Jane and Kevin ...

NOTICE MILLBURN TOWNSHIP ORDINANCES 2600-22 & 2601-22

 

NOTICE

MILLBURN TOWNSHIP

ORDINANCES 2600-22 & 2601-22

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the following Ordinances were submitted in writing, introduced, read by title and passed on first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Millburn, in the County of Essex on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The ordinances will be considered for final passage and ...

Facing the unknown – What parents can tell kids when answers fail

A wise therapist once told me, “David, no matter how much you think you can, no one can predict the future. So stop trying and making yourself crazy in the process.” Excellent advice, especially considering my future predictions tend to veer into sometimes frightening territory.

Predictions are like opinions, everyone has one. When I signed on for parenthood, I tried to anticipate ...