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‘Vaping: Clear the Air’ Presentation Warns Watchung Hills Parents of Dangers of Addiction

December 5, 2018


WARREN, NJ- Contrary to the popular notion that “Vaping” might be the safer alternative to smoking tobacco, guest speaker Melissa Tasse warned Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) parents that in fact e-cigarettes often deliver multiple-times more concentrated dosages of the highly addictive drug, nicotine, than their tobacco alternatives.

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North Plainfield Cuts Ribbon on New Outdoor Fitness Center

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield Mayor Michael Giordano, Jr. officially opened the borough's outdoor fitness center with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday at the Vermeule Community Center.

Joined by council members, recreation commission members and community members, the Department of Parks and Recreation proudly presented the new outdoor fitness center for residents of North ...

A Fire Department Shares Tips for Safely Deep Frying Your Thanksgiving Turkey

VERONA, NJ - It’s Turkey Time and the Verona Fire Department wants to make sure its residents have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. They recently shared this video along with these tips from the NJ Office of Emergency Management on the Verona Fire Department Facebook page.  

"Planning on deep frying your turkey this year? Check out this video before you do to prevent a ...

Newest Long Hill Preschool Focuses on Healthy Environment for Children; The Goddard School in Long Hill installing state-of-the-art sanitizing equipment

LONG HILL TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The Goddard School located in Long Hill Township plans to install a state-of-the-art sanitization cabinet to ensure faculty members can effectively sanitize toys and other objects used by children to help keep classrooms as germ free as possible.

Sumara and Imran Ahmad, owners of The Goddard School located in Long Hill, are opening the newest preschool ...

Watchung Hills Healthy Edge Presents ‘VAPING: Clear the Air’ Nov. 13

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Healthy Edge will present  ‘VAPING: Clear the Air’ at the Watchung Hills South Auditorium on Tuesday, Nov.  13. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for participants to peruse a display of vaping paraphernalia. The formal presentation begins at 7 p.m.

- Understand how the Adolescent brain is under significant construction ...

New Jersey to Demand Better for Patients, at Purplestride, the Walk to End Pancreatic Cancer

PARSIPPANY, NJ –Thousands will walk to end pancreatic cancer, the world’s toughest cancer, at PurpleStride New Jersey on Nov. 11. The community event is hosted by the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) New Jersey Affiliate.


Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. with a five-year survival rate of ...

Daylight Saving Time Ends: 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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