Health & Wellness

August 2, 2018

NEWTON, NJ- Town of Newton officials have announced aerial mosquito larviciding will continue through August 3 between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.  The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Mosquito Control is conducting the application by plane. Officials note it is not a liquid ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton officials have announced there will be aerial mosquito spraying by plane on July 24 to 27 between 5 a.m. and 8 p.m.  The larviciding will be done through the Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control. They will be using a solid granular material for the control of ...

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SPARTA, NJ — The Hero Club at the Joseph T. Quinlan Bereavement Center is one step closer to reality having received a donation from the Sparta Kiwanis. John Quinlan, Director of the Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice foundation, presented the program to the club at their meeting at Homers ...

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NEWTON, NJ –Town of Newton officials have announced Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Health-Office of Mosquito Control will be conducting truck mounted application of Ultra Low Volume or ULV spraying of adult mosquitos on June 28 between 5 and 11 p.m.  The ...

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The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health - Office of Mosquito Control will be conducting a truck mounted ULV Application of Adult Mosquitos on June 14th between 5pm and 11pm. The spraying area will include but is not limited to: South Park Drive, North Park ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite the cloudy morning, Jersey City's Liberty State Park was blooming in pink as hundreds of survivors, friends, families, and sponsors attended Susan G. Komen of North Jersey's Race for the Cure.  The explosion of color represented the hope and determination to celebrate ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Newton Town Council proclaimed April Donate Life month at the meeting on Monday, April 9.  Representatives from the New Jersey Sharing Network were on hand to accept the proclamation read by Mayor Wayne Levante. Kelly Bonventre, manager of Philanthropy and Foundation Programs ...

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NEWTON, NJ-- The Center for Prevention and Counseling announced a new prevention initiative addressing alternative approaches to pain management in older adults. Sussex County residents are invited to the inaugural event “Your Health and You … What You Need to Know About Taking Control of Your ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Girl Scout Troops 96253 and 96252, both from Parsippany, delivered Jared boxes they filled things like bubbles, stress balls, journals, coloring books, and other items to Overlook Medical Center's Pediatric Eating Disorders Center at Atlantic Health System Children’s Health. The ...

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SPARTA, NJ – A young Sparta woman is taking on a challenge of a lifetime and she is doing it for her mom.  Claire Romine is running across the country to raise awareness and give support for young adults with cancer. This summer Romine will be part of the 25-member Team Baltimore working with 4K ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Everything you never knew you needed to know about dementia was covered in “A Day to Remember: A conference for Those Living with Memory Loss,” held on March 24 at Overlook Medical Center.  More than 100 people attended the event, which featured exhibitor tables set up by ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School students held their inaugural meeting of the Donate Life Club on Wednesday, March 14. Minutes after the walk out in solidarity with Parkland school shooting victims, thirty students met in a classroom during lunch to hear from the NJ Sharing Network about organ ...

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TRENTON, NJ — If you were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, March 12 between 12:45 and 9 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles and should contact your health care provider. The N.J. Department of Health has issued a public health alert after a child with a confirmed case of ...

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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 ...

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The Town of Newton Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has opened a warming station for Newton residents without power.  The location is Firehouse No. 1 on Mill Street.   The hours of operation are Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10:30a.m. until 6:30 p.m. or otherwise needed.

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health is continuing to investigate the cause of the passing of Daniela Genaro who attended Nicholas LaCorte - Peterstown School No. 3 after it was confirmed that the student had been diagnosed with influenza. Officials say, it "presently remains unclear ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ – The Sussex County YMCA was packed on Saturday afternoon.  People from all over Sussex County came by to try out the new facilities and see the expansion and renovations.  Special guests spoke at the opening ceremony in the new gymnasium. Jennifer Gardner, Executive Director ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Saturday's reunion wasn't an ordinary meeting -- it was an incredibly powerful reunion between a donor family and an organ recipient at the NJ Sharing Network in New Providence. You could feel the raw emotion of the Rodriguez family as they anxiously waited to meet Robert ...

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SPARTA, NJ- A new business in Sparta offers fitness for mind and body for area children and adults.  The high ceilings and big windows make the facility feel open and light.  The homework bar by the entrance indicates the mission of the facility.  MindFit USA, the brain child of Michael Fancher, ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ – Take one step into the newly renovated Sussex County YMCA and the changes are apparent.  It is bright and open, but the two story climbing tower and slide really tell the story, as do the little seating area next to the coffee bar and new ping pong tables.  The story the Y is ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton has postponed the free rabies clinic scheduled for this Saturday.  Citing frigid temperatures, the clinic will now be held on Saturday, January 20 from 9 a.m. until noon. Residents can bring their pets to the Newton Department of Public Works garage at 117 Moran ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Sussex County Community College, located at 1 College Hill Road, Newton, NJ will present “Breaking the Stigma of Addiction” event on Thursday, November 16 through the efforts of a local young college student in recovery. This special event is open to the public and will be held in ...

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SPARTA, NJ – It has been a long time coming but Sparta’s Integrity Dental has officially opened the doors to their new home.  From vision to completion the project that transformed the old barn into a brand new professional building took more than three years. “There was about two years of ...

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LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, NJ – Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority or SCUMA will hold a hazardous waste event on November 4, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m.  The program is available to Sussex County residents, local school districts, municipalities and county agencies.  According to the SCUMA website ...

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NEWTON, NJ -Due to a pipe issue, residents from 23 Hillside Avenue to Overlook Road are without water, according to Town of Newton officials.  Necessary repairs are being made to resume water service to the affected area as soon as possible.  

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SPARTA, NJ -  The Sparta Police Department and Andover Police Department will be offering a child car seat safety check on Saturday, October 21 sponsored by Fraser Cerra Law Firm at the Mohawk House. The event will run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. "Please come by to ensure your child's seat is ...

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SPARTA, NJ -Sparta Police Department and the Andover Township Police Department together with Fraser Cerra Law Firm will hold a Car Seat Safety Check on October 21 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.   The event will be hosted at the Mohawk House, 3 Sparta Junction. "Please come by to ensure your ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Center for Prevention and Counseling and the Coalition for Healthy and Safe Communities are partnering with Sussex County police departments and Byram Shop Rite and Byram CVS for Countywide Rx Disposal Day.  On Saturday October 28 the two locations in Byram will have ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Pride Foundation will be hosting its fifth annual Halloween 5k run/walk event on Saturday, October 28. “This charitable event is kid, stroller and pet friendly and is guaranteed to get your Halloween off to a ghoulish start. Grab your Halloween costumes and running shoes ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ -- The Patriots’ Paths Council Executive Board met on Monday, Sept. 18 in a special session to discuss the future operation of Sabattis Adventure Camp, which was threatened with closure. After thorough and thoughtful discussion, the Board voted to continue Sabbatis camping ...

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