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Free ALZ/Dementia Support Group Friday

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting an Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Support Group on Friday, June 3, from1 to 3 p.m.  The group is free and open to Alzheimer’s/Dementia caregivers in the community and is run in accordance with the Alzheimer’s NJ guidelines.  Participants are welcome to join the group at any time. The group will take place at the JFS Office, 655 Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth.

In addition to the support group, JFS offers a specialized Alzheimer’s and Dementia Family Care Program which is funded by grants from the Healthcare Foundation of NJ, Merck Inc., and the Wells Fargo Foundation.   

Registration is recommended. For more information about the new program for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Disorders, contact info@jfscentralnj.org, or, 908-352-8375.

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Student Led #Rally4 Action to Protest Gun Violence Held Friday in Springfield

April 21, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fueled partially by their disappointment that students were not allowed to leave school for the nationwide student protest last month, student leaders planned a rally Friday on the nineteenth anniversary of the Columbine massacre in Colorado. At 4:30 p.m., students, parents, families, community members met at Chisholm Community Center to register voters, make ...

Student Led #Rally4 Action to Protest Gun Violence Held Friday in Springfield

April 21, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fueled partially by their disappointment that students were not allowed to leave school for the nationwide student protest last month, student leaders planned a rally Friday on the nineteenth anniversary of the Columbine massacre in Colorado. At 4:30 p.m., students, parents, families, community members met at Chisholm Community Center to register voters, make ...

Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless Announces Fundraiser Because There’s No Place Like Home

April 25, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – For the thousands of children who are either homeless or living with its threat, the phrase There’s No Place Like Home has a special, poignant meaning, one the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless knows well.

On Wednesday, May 16, the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless will host its annual No Place Like Home to raise funds for its children’s ...

Politics IS Government in Union County

April 23, 2018

After Bruce Patrson of Garwood was stopped from speaking at the Union County freeholder meeting of March 22 regarding the politics behind refusing to give the party line to a sitting freeholder I thought this brazen suppression of free speech could not go unanswered. A the the April 19 meeting I answered with these comments.

After ten years of following government in Union County I conclude ...