Press Releases

May 8, 2021

A suicide attempt left 16-year-old varsity cheerleader, Emma Benoit, paralyzed, but propelled her on a mission to use her painful experience to help others find hope, and shine more light on the fact that 20 young people die every day by suicide in the United States. My Ascension is a feature ...

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Initiative Aims to Make Communities Supportive & Accessible Places to Live for People of All Ages   (TRENTON) – The Department of Human Services and AARP New Jersey today announced New Jersey has become the ninth state accepted into the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, which ...

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Plan Boosts Pay for Direct Support Professionals, Certified Nurse Aides, Personal Care Assistants, Medicaid Transportation Providers and Child Care Workers (TRENTON) –  Demonstrating continued support for the frontline workers who are vital to the health and safety of so many New Jerseyans, ...

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Registration is now open for the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra's 2021 Young Artist Concerto Competition.  Visit njio.org for more details!   

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In honor of Better Hearing & Speech Month, The Hearing Group wants to give away a pair of hearing devices to a deserving individual. Hearing loss shouldn’t keep anyone from fully enjoying every special moment with their friends and family this spring. If you know of a loved one or someone ...

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The MGC Plant Sale is right around the corner and it promises to live up to its reputation as "the best plant sale in NJ" once more! Almost 200 varieties of perennials for full sun, part shade and shade will be available - whatever your garden desires! Over 100 different vegetables and 50 different ...

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Budget Would Increase Reimbursement from $100 to $500 Per Hearing Aid; Would be First Increase since 1987 (TRENTON) – Governor Phil Murphy’s budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 would significantly increase hearing aid purchase reimbursement available under the state’s Hearing Aid ...

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NEWARK, NJ - NJ TRANSIT has announced a new partnership in a statement on May 4 to help get more New Jersey residents vaccinated. The partnership called VAXRide should help approximately 11,000 residents get free rides to both public and private vaccination destinations.  Novartis, a NJ based ...

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Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping has been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared almonds, announced the Hershey company in a press release. Approximately 1,700 bottles were incorrectly filled with Heath Shell Topping which is made with almonds, they said. The product being recalled ...

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BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Four prominent national and distinguished citizens will receive honorary degrees from Bloomfield College as part of the private, four-year College’s 148th commencement, President Marcheta P. Evans announced today. Wanda Durant Wanda Durant, affectionately known as Mama ...

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Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF) wants health care to be accessible to everyone in the communities they serve. Easing the financial burden for tomorrow’s health care professionals can help make that happen, which is why SMGF is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for ...

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To truly be a community bank, a local branch must immerse itself in the day-to-day activities of its hometown. For Kearny Bank, this certainly is the case in Montclair. A recent Kearny Bank audit of community, charitable, and volunteer activities identified a range of initiatives in which the ...

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http://www.elitefootyiq.com Wallis Debourou was born in 1993 in a town based in the outskirt of Paris (France), called Orsay. The outskirts of Paris is known for producing some of the very best soccer players in the world: Thierry Henry, Kylian M’bappé, Paul Pogba, or Zinédine Zidane are all ...

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(TRENTON) - The Murphy Administration aims to expand access to in-demand psychiatric services by increasing the supply of trained professionals in the field. The Governor’s proposed FY2022 budget calls for $4 million to fund 10 four-year psychiatric residencies. In exchange, the residency ...

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Orange Reclaimed Art Exhibit Celebrates Hope, Optimism, and Determination MAPLEWOOD, NJ, APRIL 13, 2021: Orange Reclaimed, an exhibit of works using the color orange, opened this week at the i19 Gallery. This virtual exhibit features work that uses the color orange to evoke hope, optimism, and ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy announced the Your Voice, Your Shot video contest that urges New Jersey residents to share why they and others are getting vaccinated. The contest calls for compelling, creative, and captivating videos, and a number of finalists will be chosen. The public will then ...

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“Dyad,” a welded steel abstract sculpture by artist Martha Walker, is the newest addition to A Sculpture Trail at Laurelwood Arboretum, 725 Pines Lake Road West, Wayne, New Jersey. The 6’10” piece, fashioned from meticulously dripped molten steel, is based on the scientific double helix. Walker’s ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Mark A. Smith Phone: 732-366-3044 secretary@theaalfoundation.org The Alpha Alpha Lambda Scholarship and Educational Foundation Accepts Applications for the Marion B. Frederick Scholarship Encouraging All African-American Males Graduating This Year ...

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Now that many taxpayers have filed their federal tax returns, they're eager for details about their refund. When it comes to refunds, there are several common myths that can mislead taxpayers. Getting a refund this year means there's no need to adjust withholding for 2021 To help avoid a ...

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    PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Jersey 1st issued a statement today in response to NJ Department of Human Services announcement that people with developmental disabilities will be permitted to return to their day programs in a limited capacity. “It has been a long 13 months for families of children ...

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals Can Access Interpreters During Vaccination at the Six Megasites (TRENTON) – The Murphy Administration today announced that deaf and hard of hearing individuals are able to ask for an American Sign Language interpreter when receiving a COVID-19 vaccine at the ...

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Virtual 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, and 1-Mile Walk Kicks off on Saturday, April 24 The Arc of Essex County, a Livingston based non-profit providing services and supports to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is seeking participants and community support for its ...

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Bridgewater, New Jersey. 28 January 2021 – The Drederick Irving Foundation, a foundation that supports vulnerable youth and technology, is giving back to the community with a donation of $15,000 to Visions & Pathways. This donation will help Visions & Pathways manage through the COVID-19 ...

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South Orange, NJ — Homewatch established new ways to make more money, including creating special caregiver roles within the organization. Homewatch consistently has work available, with overtime opportunities.  Homewatch is continuously improving benefits for its staff as well as support from the ...

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WASHINGTON − As people across the country file their 2020 tax returns, some are claiming the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit (RRC). The IRS is mailing letters to some taxpayers who claimed the 2020 credit and may be getting a different amount than they expected.  It’s important to remember that the ...

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Kessler Foundation researchers are studying the potential benefits of two web-based programs for romantic partners of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) who also have a caregiving role. All study activities will take place online. No travel is required. You may qualify if your relationship ...

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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 ...

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The IRS continues to issue the third round of Economic Impact Payments to eligible individuals, with payments being issued as a direct deposit or by mail as a paper check or prepaid EIP debit card. No action is needed by most eligible people to receive a third Economic Impact Payment ...

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Join the Friends of the Nutley Public Library for a Virtual Meet & Greet with Emilya Naymark Thursday, April 15 at 7:00 PM via ZOOM Ms. Naymark will be talking about her debut and highly praised novel “Hide in Place”, a suspense thriller set three years after a New York undercover cop ...

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(NEWARK, N.J. – March 25, 2021) – The PSEG Foundation has announced $1 million in grant funding to three historically Black colleges and universities: Hampton University, Howard University and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. This funding will provide qualifying students ...

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