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Murphy's Monitor Appointed to Temporarily Head University Hospital

December 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ -  The woman who was appointed by Gov. Phil Murphy to oversee University Hospital will be the new acting president of the embattled agency after its former leader resigned.

University Hospital’s Board of Directors yesterday passed a resolution appointing Judith Persichilli to the position. John Kastanis, the former president, announced his resignation on Dec. 6, ...

Township of Nutley "Operation Reassurance" for Seniors and Disabled Residents

Commissioner Alphonse Petracco has announced the implementation of a new program in the Department of Public Safety entitled Operation Reassurance that was created for the safety and wellbeing of senior and disabled persons who live alone.

Since maintaining independence can be increasingly difficult as people age, Operation Reassurance will help to enable them to maintain their ...

Spread Cheer, Not Foodborne Illnesses This Holiday Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Hosting a holiday gathering this holiday season? The United States Department of Agriculture wants to make sure you're not spreading bacteria that can cause harmful foodborne illnesses.

A study performed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service along with North Carolina State University found that 48% of spice containers, 11% of ...

Nutley's Desyra A. Highsmith-Holcomb Named Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Clara Maass Medical Center

BELLEVILLE, NJ -  Desyra A. Highsmith-Holcomb of Nutley was named to the position of Director, Diversity and Inclusion at Clara Maass Medical Center (CMMC) effective November 26.

“I am thrilled to welcome Desyra aboard” said Mary Ellen Clyne, President and Chief Executive Officer of Clara Maass Medical Center. “In her new role, Desyra’s work will directly ...

VIDEO: New Jersey Debuts One-Stop, Online Benefits Application for Seniors, Individuals with Disabilities

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey seniors and individuals with disabilities now have an online tool to see if they're entitled to a host of health- and household-related benefits and savings.

The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application to help qualifying New Jerseyans save money on Medicare premiums, prescription costs ...

Brookdale Reformed Church Offers a Blue Christmas Worship Service Dec 20

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church will host their annual Blue Christmas Worship Service Thur. Dec. 20 .

The holidays can be a difficult time for anyone who is suffering from loss, hurt, or despair. "We understand that these feelings occur and we invite you to a worship service that offers comfort as we recognize the significance of the season." said Pastor Susan ...

USDA Issues Class I/High Health Risk Recall for Shop-Rite Chicken Products

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Amboy Group, LLC, a Woodbridge, N.J. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of raw boneless and skinless poultry products because the products are misbranded and may contain milk, egg, and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the finished product label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) ...

University Hospital President Steps Down Amid Scrutiny of Bacterial Infections

NEWARK, NJ - The president of University Hospital announced he will be stepping down as the hospital’s leadership faces intense scrutiny from state and local officials after three babies with a bacterial infection died after receiving care there.  

John Kastanis will officially leave his post as head of the hospital on Dec. 14, according to a statement from the hospital.

NJ Sharing Network Holds Send Off Event for Liver Recipient as New Year's Rose Parade 'Donate Life' Float Honoree

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The NJ Sharing Network recently held a Rose Dedication Ceremony for Jim Rhatican of Berkeley Heights, a liver recipient, who has been selected as one of the honorees on the "Donate Life" float at the New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA.

"Since 2004, the Donate Life float has added an emotional and deeply meaningful dimension to America's ...

NJ Sharing Network Holds Send Off Event for Liver Recipient as New Year's Rose Parade 'Donate Life' Float Honoree

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The NJ Sharing Network recently held a Rose Dedication Ceremony for Jim Rhatican of Berkeley Heights, a liver recipient, who has been selected as one of the honorees on the "Donate Life" float at the New Year's Day Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA.

"Since 2004, the Donate Life float has added an emotional and deeply meaningful dimension to America's ...

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