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NJ Sharing Network Holds Send Off Event for Liver Recipient Jim Rhatican, of Berkeley Heights, as New Year's Rose Parade 'Donate Life' Float Honoree

December 6, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The NJ Sharing Network recently held a Rose Dedication Ceremony for Jim Rhatican of Berkeley Heights, a liver recipient, who has been selected as one of the honorees on the "Donate Life" float at the New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA.

"Since 2004, the Donate Life float has added an emotional and deeply meaningful dimension to America's ...

Marie Russell, owned Russell Photography, Bridal Gowns and Tuxedos, Turns 101

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Marie Russell, a longtime resident of Linden, turned 101 years old on Friday, Nov. 9. Family and friends celebrated her birthday with a catered luncheon at Manor Care on Route 22 West in Mountainside, where she is a resident.

Marie and her late husband, Alex, opened Russell Photography, Bridal Gowns and Tuxedos, in Linden, in 1955. And, while she stopped working there full ...

Can YOU be a Match and Save a Life?

ELIZABETH, NJ - Help is needed! Learn how you can help save a life. Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry Drive - sponsored by will be held at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, November 14, at the Trinitas Regional Medical Center Café, located at 255 Williamson St., Elizabeth.

Brian Dillagard, an 8-year-old New Jersey resident, is one of many local patients searching for a ...

Daylight Saving Time: Paying the Price for the Extra Hour of Sleep

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health.

Daylight saving time was introduced in Europe and the United States after World War I as part of an effort to ...


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Westfield Memorial Library winds up December with five fantastic programs

December 7, 2018

The final five programs for the month of December at the Westfield Memorial Library are diversified and range from live music to yoga to a foreign film to Christmas traditions. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

On Monday, December 10, at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m., the Swedish film “The Square” will be shown. Running 2 ½ hours, the film tells the story of Christian, ...