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70-Year-Old Grandfather Completes 1,500-Mile Bicycle Ride from Key West to Morristown

May 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream and 70-year-old Morris Township resident Paul Kiczek proved that this weekend as he completed a 1,500-mile bike ride from Key West, FL to his hometown. He was joined by his family at the end of the final leg of his month-long trek and was even joined for the last quarter-mile by his five grandchildren in ...

NJ autism rates continues to rise, Rutgers study shows

NEW BRUNSWICK - Autism rates in New Jersey continue to rise and lead the nation, according to findings from a Rutgers University study.
 
In a report that examined reports of eight-year-old children, a university study found one in 34 had autism, an increase of 19 from two years ago.

“It is now clear that what we saw in 2016 was just a pause along the way.  It remains ...

Put A Little zest In Your Diet in Bloomfield Center

Bloomfield, N.J. - From a young age, Luciana was always an entrepreneur. At only seven years old, she would call her younger sister into her room and sprawl out her arms announcing "ROOOOOM SALES!" She would then sell her sister random items from her room and make her use her piggy bank change to pay.

Nowadays, "FOOD SALES" is more her drift.

Meet Luciana Contuzzi, the ...

Montclair Business Owner Shares Inspiring Heart Health Story During Go Red for Women Luncheon

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Montclair resident and business owner Ahava Felicidad helped spread awareness and encourage healthy life choices by sharing her story with her luncheon neighbors.

In support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red for Women campaign, a lifesaving movement that raises funding for cutting-edge research focused on cardiovascular health and ...

More than 1800 Apply to Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine's First Class

NUTLEY, NJ - 1872 applications were received to be a part of the first class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University where the first class of 55 students will start July 9.

Those students will be a part of the plan to address the shortage of physicians in New Jersey and forge a new path in medical education that addresses profound changes in health ...

Eggs Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination Sold in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, DC — Some 207 million eggs from a farm in Hyde County, N.C., have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. The eggs were sold to consumers in nine states, including New Jersey, and there have been 22 illnesses reported to date, according to the Food & Drug Administration.

Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind., is voluntarily recalling the eggs because they have ...

Students Demand Action to Host 'Day of Action' on Columbine Anniversary at Brookdale Park

Students Demand Action Essex County will host “April 20 Day of Action: Gun Reform Education Fair” to educate and inform local students about the need for gun reform in our nation, inspire them to be activists, and honor the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

The April 20 event will take place in at Brookdale Park (lower field by Bellevue entrance) in ...

April is National Stress Awareness Month

National Stress Awareness Month-April 2018

Stress is a topic that people often joke about.  However, it is not a matter to be taken lightly. Stress is unfortunately one of the most common mental health issues and stress factors increasingly affect the well-being of American’s and others world-wide. According a study by the American Psychological Association, despite stress levels ...

Injured Falcon in Bloomfield Tended to By Animal Control

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- At approximately 2 p.m. on Wednesday, the Bloomfield Police Department was alerted to an injured large bird in front of 43 Broad Street, the Bloomfield College Starbucks and Bookstore.

Once on scene, the Police notified Bloomfield Animal Control to tend to the injury.  Animal control officers identified the bird as a falcon and they placed it into a cage for ...

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Partners for Health Recognized with The Salvation Army Montclair Citadel's Community Partnership Award

May 16, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Partners for Health was recognized with The Salvation Army Montclair Citadel "Community Partnership Award" at the 12th Annual Coffee and a Cause event on Thursday, May 3, 2018. The award was presented to Pam Scott, Executive Director of the Foundation by Major Kevin Stoops and Michele Kroeze, Business Manager of the Salvation Army.

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