Press Releases

May 17, 2021

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senator Steven Oroho that would establish a pilot program in the Department of Education to support FIRST Robotics Programs in school districts was advanced by the Senate Education Committee. Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Sen. Steven Oroho that would ...

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To be Presented at American College of Cardiology 70th Annual Scientific Sessions, Study Led by Dr. Jordan Safirstein Suggests Keeping Stent Info on Smartphones  May 11, 2021, Morristown, NJ – Fewer than half (48%) of patients receiving a heart stent, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), ...

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After the Governor announced yet another extension of the public health emergency and his intention to end it this summer if the Legislature gives him what he wants, Senator Steve Oroho criticized Murphy for waiting too long. The Governor announced yet another extension of the public health ...

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Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve ...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Kristen Schiro, Director of Health and Wellness Kristen@empowersomerset.com Or 908-722-4900 EXT. 103 “Teens4Teens: Together We Thrive” Contest Highlights Teen Mental Health May 13, 2021 (Newton, New Jersey) New Jersey high school students of all grade ...

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On Monday evening, May 24, NAMI Sussex will welcome guest speaker Elena Kravitz, Coordinator of NAMI New Jersey’s Hearts and Minds program, to discuss how to maintain wellness while living with a mental health condition.  The presentation will be held online via Zoom from 7:00-8:30 p.m.  The public ...

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You could call it a tale of two states.  After the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, sent COVID patients into nursing and veterans’ homes – resulting in the deaths of thousands, the Democrats in that state called for an independent investigation of what happened.  When the Governor insisted that ...

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Says State and New Jersey Taxpayers Losing Billions Through Governor’s Inaction Senator Steven Oroho (R-24) called for Governor Phil Murphy to stop giving in without a fight to New York tax officials who are stepping up enforcement to claim income tax payments they don’t deserve from New Jersey ...

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NORTH JERSEY — Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), along with NJ State Senator Joe Lagana (LD-38), Assemblyman Chris Tully (LD-38), and Assemblywoman Lisa Swain (LD-38), proposed new state legislation to fight back against New York’s congestion tax scheme targeting hard-working New ...

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A free Community Health Fair will be hosted virtually by Project Self-Sufficiency on Thursday, May 13th, at 4:00 p.m.  The event will feature a keynote presentation by Sussex County Public Health Epidemiologist Dr. Lama Chaddad as well as a discussion of summer safety tips by Project ...

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BYRAM, NEW JERSEY, A little over two years ago, the Boy Scouts of America  (“BSA”) opened up membership in its flagship program, the “Boy Scouts” (11-17 years old) to  young women and rebranded it to “Scouts BSA.” The response has been enormous with troops of  young women forming throughout the ...

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Local author Thomas Russo Jr will be a special guest on SOSRadio to talk on Sunday, May 16 at 2:30 p.m. Tune in to hear the conversation on leadership through faith-based service. Host Marleny Cruz will talk with him about how people can be inspired and influenced to guide others to participate ...

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Camp Skylands Since 2006, Camp Skylands Summer Camp has been offering campers a fun and safe experience that strives to build good character, develop leadership ...

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Sussex, NJ: North Star Theater Company proudly presents its second season’s opening show, “An Evening In Spoon River,” a night of music, art, dance and theater.  The show will be held at Cornerstone Playhouse, located at 74 Main Street in Sussex, N.J. The performances of “An Evening In Spoon ...

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DENVILLE TWP. (May 3, 2021) — Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey welcomed William Schuldt, a seasoned nonprofit professional, as its new president and CEO. “Bill has solid management experience, and a passion for serving people with disabilities,” VLANJ Board of Trustees President Carl Augusto ...

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College Funding Workshop-Sparta NJ Cornerstone College Solutions is holding a free, virtual college funding workshop next week, Tuesday, May 11th at 7:00pm for the Sparta Library but all are welcome. If you'd like to learn about the important aspects of establishing or optimizing your college ...

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(Trenton) – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the Weldon Road Bridge over Route 15 is scheduled to reopen on Wednesday morning following repairs to the bridge in Jefferson, Morris County. Beginning at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, May 5, NJDOT’s contractor, ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ - In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, the Sussex County YMCA is offering all local teachers and their families free use of the Y for the entire month of May. “Our communities are stronger because of our teachers and the tireless commitment they have to the education of ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Lugar Center, founded by the late former U.S. Senator Richard Lugar, and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University named U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) as the most bipartisan Democratic member of the House of Representatives.   “I’m ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ - The Sussex County YMCA is restarting its LIVESTRONGⓇ at the YMCA program in May, following a temporary hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a free, 12-week wellness program for adults who are undergoing or who have completed their cancer ...

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NORTH JERSEY — Today, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and NJ State Senator Steve Oroho (LD 24) announced new efforts to fight back against the State of New York that is continuing to collect state income tax from New Jersey commuters who have been working remotely since the COVID-19 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – April 29, 2021 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog ...

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Hampton Township Fire and Rescue is excited to announce we will be having our annual Mother's Day Flower Sale.  May 6, 7 and 8 at our Firehouse at 189 Halsey Road, Hampton. Open 8am - 7pm while flowers last. We will have 100’s of hanging baskets, flats, pots, patio planters, veggies, herbs, ...

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Hampton Township Fire and Rescue is excited to announce we will be having our annual Mother's Day Flower Sale.  May 6, 7 and 8 at our Firehouse at 189 Halsey Road, Hampton. Open 8am - 7pm while flowers last. We will have 100’s of hanging baskets, flats, pots, patio planters, veggies, herbs, ...

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6 Strategies for Senior Wellness Begins May 3rd at the Sparta Senior Center April 26, 2021, Newton, NJ – A free, fun, and educational program is being offered for Sussex County, New Jersey residents ages fifty-five and older beginning on May 3, 2021, at the Sparta Senior Center. 6 Strategies for ...

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It’s Prom Season for high school students and for Sparta Seniors, this will be their only Prom since 2020’s was cancelled due to the pandemic. This had us thinking… Remember the feeling you had when you first asked your date to the prom? Nervous, sweating, unsure? Confident, ready to have a great ...

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SPARTA, NJ —  Following several delays due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Sparta Education Foundation is excited to announce its Inaugural Cornament, presented by Rev It Up Automotive of Sparta, will be held Sunday, June 6, 2021.    This first-ever fundraiser is a cornhole tournament for all ...

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Sparta VFW Post #7248 seeks applicants for its 2021 Ralph Rojas College Scholarships, made possible by private donors in memory of Korean War Veteran Ralph Rojas. The application deadline is May 30, 2021, and scholarships in the amount of $1,000-$2,000 per recipient will be awarded in June, ...

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  Newton, NJ.  (April 28, 2021).  Nick’s Hope has been supporting our local community members with their free clothing program for one year now.  On Saturday, May 15, 2021, from 11 am – 2 pm, their mobile thrift store will be setting up shop outside of Family Promise of Sussex County.  ...

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