Nutley High School hosts Relay For Life Assembly ahead of Kick-Off to 12th Annual Event

January 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The student body of Nutley High School gathered for an assembly Tuesday in the auditorium as members of Nutley Relay For Life hosted a presentation to raise awareness about the ongoing community effort on behalf of the Parks and Recreation Department.


Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for American Cancer Society.  Relay is staffed and coordinated by ...

Clark High School Senior Dies; Counselors at ALJ Providing Support to Classmates

CLARK, NJ – Students at Arthur L. Johnson High School are mourning a classmate who died Monday evening. 

“I am writing to you with great sadness that one of our ALJ seniors passed away this evening. Our deepest sympathies go out to her family and friends,” school Superintendent Ed Grande wrote in a letter to parents Monday night.

The ...

The Center of Great Expectations Awarded $786k Grant to Battle Opioid Abuse

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Solutions to the state’s opioid crisis have landed in the lap of The Center for Great Expectations, an outpatient drug rehab center which operates in New Brunswick and across Middlesex, Somerset and Hunterdon counties.

The center is being armed with a $786,524 grant to provide treatment services for opioid-dependent pregnant and postpartum women and older adults, NJ ...

Make Sure You're Shoveling Out of the 'Bomb Cyclone' Properly

NUTLEY, NJ- With the region still caught in the grasp of the 'bomb cyclone'. the task of digging out cars, clearing steps, and shoveling sidewalks is not that far off.

 We reached out to Dr. Samantha Sammaro, a physical therapist at Pro Staff Physical Therapy in Nutley for some tips on how to shovel without the risk of injury. She was able to provide us with the ...

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Aaden Bailey bounced in the new year at 8:07 p.m. on New Year's Day. He is the first baby of the new year delivered at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center.

Aaden is the first son, and second child of Deena Alselehdar and David Bailey. of Montclair.

Aaden weighs in at eight pounds and four ounces. He is 20 1/4 inches in ...

Tips for Dealing with the Cold Weather

NEW JERSEY -- Cold weather is expected to be with us in New Jersey right through the New Year. Those who can stay home will enjoy the warmth of their houses. However, for those who must brave the elements, here are some practical tips:

Lay off the alcohol: That warm feeling you get after drinking alcohol is actually heat rushing through your expanded blood vessels. That increases heat ...

With Frigid Temperatures and Snow on the Horizon, Make Sure You're Shoveling Properly

NUTLEY, NJ-- For those of you that love New Jersey for it's unique seasons, you are surely getting your fill of winter these past few days.  While sub freezing temperatures are expected to linger into next week, we've somehow managed to avoid the classic Jersey winter storm.  With plenty of time left before spring graces us with its presence it's only a matter of time before ...

Essex County Environmental Center Announces January Events

Essex County, NJ – A variety of programs are being offered at the Essex County Environmental Center during the month of January that will teach children and adults about nature and help them gain a greater appreciation and understanding of our environment. Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. invites children and adults to visit the Environmental Center where they can enjoy ...

Nurses Reject Contract Over Staffing Issues at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Nurses at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) being represented by Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1091 recently rejected a contract at the hospital over what they consider to be “severe staffing issues.”

CWA Local 1091, which has been bargaining for its members since September, is set to return to the bargaining table tomorrow, Dec.

Photo of the Day: Pavilion at Complete at South Mountain Reservation

Maplewood/Millburn, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (third from left) announced that the construction of an open-air pavilion in Essex County South Mountain Reservation was completed on Thursday, December 21st. Cutting the ceremonial ribbon with the County Executive are (from left) Essex County Assistant Engineer Melinda Cortez, South Mountain Conservancy members William ...

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Free Session: Cooking with Heart, Feb. 3

January 21, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A registered dietitian and chef will be giving a free cooking presentation on how to stay heart healthy.

Cooking with Heart will take place on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Mountainside Medical Center (Bayberry). 

Join Ankitkumar Patel, M.D. and Georgina Wondolowski, Registered Dietitian and Chef on a live cooking session as they share ...