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Millburn Student Shares Personal Celiac Story; Looks to Spread Awareness

May 25, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - On a cold Thursday night in late November a few years ago, my parents sat me down and told me I was diagnosed with Celiac disease after I went to the doctor to complete a routine blood test. I had no idea what Celiac even was, and when my mother reminded me that it was a disease which resulted in people having to avoid eating gluten, I was sure I didn’t have it because I ate ...

Professional Staff Hailed at Overlook's Clinical Excellence Awards Ceremony

SUMMIT, NJ - Fittingly held as the nation marked 'Hospital Week', care providers throughout Overlook Medical Center gathered to recognize the hospital’s best and brightest clinical professional staff, including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and patient care partners, at the hospital’s annual Clinical Excellence Awards Ceremony.

The annual event is ...

Potentially Record Breaking Tick Season Made Worse by Powassan

The Centers for Disease Control is expecting this summer to be the worse tick season on record made even more troubling by Powassan, a potentially fatal viral disease transmitted by ticks. 

Summary article: https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_165462.html

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While there are many benefits to a mild winter including lower heating bills and fewer snow days, one down side ...

Sun Shines on Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure as Thousands Participate at Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ - "This is my fight song, take back my life song." Katy Perry's version of Rachel Platten's "Fight Song" anthem blared across Liberty State Park Sunday morning as thousands of women and men gathered to participate in the tenth annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure. Perry's lyrics did indeed apply to the many breast cancer ...

Give Your Mind and Body a Workout at Club Pilates This Weekend

MADISON, NJ—Grand opening weekend is days away for Club Pilates, one of Madison’s newest downtown businesses.

A celebratory "Bubbles and Bites" event will be held Thursday, May 18 from 7-9 p.m. to kick off the weekend. All are welcome to join the Club Pilates staff in their beautiful new space, where you can learn about Club Pilates and their unique studio ...

Millburn Resident Shares Stroke Recovery Story; Recognizing Early Signs of Stroke Saves Lives

SUMMIT, NJ -  Radio personalities Mark Mitchell and Steve Pelletier of Classic Oldies WMTR 1250 aired live from various area hospitals including Overlook Medical Center in Summit to honor the incredible work of nurses for a special Nurses Week series.

On Thursday, Pelletier interviewed stroke victim Ruth Kirshner, who achieved a full recovery, thanks to ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure Set For May 21

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Nearly 2,000 people are expected when the 2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure is held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City on Sunday, May 21.

The race is partially sponsored by TAPinto.net.

The Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure’s official Master of Ceremonies will be WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson, who has been a member of the the ...

Experts Come Together to Discuss Tackling Cyberbullying

MONTCLAIR, NJ - With the increased usage of technology nationwide, school and law enforcement officials have seen an increase in cyberbullying.

The League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area Education Fund will bring together experts in the field to host a community discussion on the growing epidemic.

The program entitled "Cyberbullying - The Great Fear" on ...

Lance Joins Democrats in House to Reject GOP Repeal of Obamacare

WASHINGTON, DC - The House narrowly passed a bill to repeal Obamacare Thursday by a vote of 217-213, with three New Jersey Republicans breaking ranks and voting against the controversial bill, including Rep. Leonard Lance, R-7th.

Also voting against the repeal were New Jersey Reps. Frank LoBiondo, R-2nd and Chris Smith, R-4th.

A total of 20 Republicans joined all 193 House Democrats in ...

Environmental Group Awards Overlook Medical Center for Practice Excellence, Achievements

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit, part of Atlantic Health System, has been recognized for environmental excellence with two awards from Practice Greenhealth, a national organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care.

Practice Greenhealth is a Reston, VA-based non-profit founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and ...

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Millburn Pool, Golf & Tennis Memberships

May 15, 2017

Good weather is finally here, if you have not signed up for Millburn Recreation Pool, Golf or Tennis Memberships, visit http://www.twp.millburn.nj.us/259/Pool-Golf-Tennis or call (973) 564-7097 for information.  Open to all Millburn Short Hills residents.