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Center for Prevention to Host Free Military Family Night Out

September 21, 2016

NEWTON, NJ—The Center for Prevention and Counseling will be hosting a Military Family Night Out on Thursday, September 22 at the Sparta Middle School from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

“This free program includes dinner as well as the opportunity to bring parents and children of all ages together while having fun,” said Patrice Reilly, a community educator for the Center for ...

LBI Beach and Weather Report: Monday, September 24

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - The weather is nice on Long Beach Island today.  There has been a cold front that has made the air so comfortable.  Remember that Ship Bottom offers guarded beaches daily until September 30. 

Jack Bushko presents his daily beach report from his home on Long Beach Island.  

Sussex County Y Partners with Walmart to Take Steps to Improving Health

FRANKLIN, NJ – The Sussex County YMCA launched a partnership program with Walmart in Franklin to take steps to help customers and employees improve their health.  The simple concept is to encourage walking by posting signs in the parking lot telling people how many steps from their car to the store.

To kick off the new initiative, Sussex Y Executive Director Jennifer Gardner, ...

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The Antidote to Bullying is Confidence, Resiliency and a Culture of Inclusion

September 30, 2016

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

New Jersey communities are reducing bullying through a shift in school culture that empowers children and addresses the underlying issues that lead to the behavior.

“No matter where you look, you’ll find incidents of bullying, but it’s less likely to be tolerated when you have a culture where that behavior is not ...

Falls Can Be Fatal For Older Adults

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on September 22, 2016 in conjunction with the 9th Annual National Council on Aging Falls Prevention Day,  showed that 29 million falls occurred in older adults in 2014 causing 7 million injuries resulting in 27,000 deaths.

For a summary of the report go to: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/313064.php

For the ...

What I Learned From The Precision Nutrition Certification

You cannot change your life without changing your behaviors. Sounds simple right? Sounds pretty obvious right? Well, after going through the Precision Nutrition Certification and then comparing it to the hundreds of adults we have spoken to and worked with over the years there is two very different philosophies at work here.

In this article I am going to shed some light on what I learned and ...

What I Learned From The Precision Nutrition Certification

You cannot change your life without changing your behaviors. Sounds simple right? Sounds pretty obvious right? Well, after going through the Precision Nutrition Certification and then comparing it to the hundreds of adults we have spoken to and worked with over the years there is two very different philosophies at work here.

In this article I am going to shed some light on what I learned and ...