Susan G. Komen's Annual Pink Tie Event Raises Funds, Awareness

March 20, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends. 

Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation and it blossomed into a ...

7th Graders Compete in UnitedHealthcare Health Bee at Westfield Area YMCA

WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventh-grade students from Hillside Avenue won the 2018 UnitedHealthcare Health Bee competition in a spirited final round in Tuesday. UnitedHealthcare awarded the school a grand prize of $1,000 to apply to its health and wellness programs.

UnitedHealthcare awarded Deerfield and Roosevelt second place and each a $500 grant, and Lincoln the school spirit award and ...

Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party Set For March 16

SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up.

The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026, by improving access to quality and ...

Get Ready Union County: Snow Is On the Way

UNION, NJ – A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night in our area.

According to the National Weather Service, heavy snow is possible, with total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches.  Localized amounts up to 12 inches, are possible.

The National Weather Service says to plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening ...

Seniors Send ‘Hearts of Hope’ Ornaments and Messages to Patients at Children’s Specialized Hospital


MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Senior residents of Mountainside enjoyed three activities on Wednesday, all in the same location. They celebrated the ribbon cutting for the Senior Lounge at the Municipal Building, then enjoyed a buffet lunch, followed by a craft session, all without leaving the Community Room.

Arbor Terrace Mountainside provided the buffet lunch, which offered seniors their ...

Luminous MedSpa Appears in Food and Fun Segment on News 12

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  Luminous MedSpa and Salon in New Providence was recently featured in a "Food and Fun" segment on News 12. The "Food and Fun" segment highlights places around the state that have something unique to offer, said Marisa Brahney, News 12 reporter. She came in for a "slice of luxe" that everyday moms enjoy when they ...

Overlook Medical Center Awarded Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission

SUMMIT, NJ -  Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, recently earned the Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission, a certification program which recognizes hospitals that are committed to achieving integrated, coordinated and patient-centered care for mothers and their newborns.

Established in 2015, Perinatal Care Certification is awarded for a two-year ...

Breaking News: Elizabeth Schools Report One Student Has Died from Flu Virus

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth School District has reported that one student has died from Influenza (Flu).

“It is with great sadness that I must report to you that the Elizabeth School District has lost one of its own,”  Elizabeth Superintendent of Schools Olga Hugelmeyer wrote in a letter to parents over the weekend. The Superintendents letter is ...

Military Vet Gives and Gives Again; Vet’s Flag Flies at Summit Speech School in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - U.S. Army reservist and school parent Sergeant Luke Romaniecki noticed that Summit Speech School’s flag was caught around the flag pole and tattered. He asked if the school wanted to fly “his” flag—a flag presented to him in honor of his service in Iraq for the U.S. Army. Now it proudly flies at the special school for the deaf where his daughter, ...

Rabid Raccoon Reported in Mountainside

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The Westfield Veterinary Group and Wellness Center today warned their clients and posted on their Facebook page that a raccoon in Mountainside has been confirmed to have rabies. 

They said, "Please be very careful with your pets and be sure that they are up to date on their rabies vaccinations.  If you should see an animal that looks ...

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March 22, 2018

We have had people tell us that they haven’t exercised for years before enrolling with us and just a few short weeks into their 10 week challenge they rave about their energy level, their focus, their confidence and so much more!

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