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Amazon Works to End Stigma of “Free and Reduced” Meals at School

April 20, 2018

FLORENCE, NJ – There is a widely unknown problem in schools all over America: a stigma among many children who are eligible for free or reduced lunch.

Rather than face the peer pressure of receiving breakfast or lunch through this federal program, many choose to remain hungry.

To help eliminate the practice, Amazon has partnered with Share our Strength’s “No Kid ...

Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci Welcomes Nutley High School Class of 2031

NUTLEY, NJ - Children entering Nutley’s five elementary schools this September were invited for a preview of programs and activities offered by the Department of Parks and Recreation.

This free event gave incoming Kindergarteners the opportunity to meet future classmates and make new friends. Parents were provided with refreshments while volunteers from Camp Nutley were on-hand for ...

Nutley to Host May 5 Blood Drive to Honor Resident Anne Rotonda

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Department of Public Affairs is hosting a blood drive to honor resident Anne Rotonda. The drive will take place May 5 at the Parks and Recreation Building on Park Ave from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

To donate blood, individuals must be between the ages of 16 and 76, weigh over 110lbs and be in general good health.

At present, New Jersey is ranking lowest for ...

More than 1800 Apply to First Class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - 1872 applications were received to be a part of the first class at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University where the first class of 55 students will start July 9.

Those students will be a part of the plan to address the shortage of physicians in New Jersey and forge a new path in medical education that addresses profound changes in health ...

Students Demand Action to host 'Day of Action' on Columbine Anniversary at Brookdale Park

Students Demand Action Essex County will host “April 20 Day of Action: Gun Reform Education Fair” to educate and inform local students about the need for gun reform in our nation, inspire them to be activists, and honor the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

The April 20 event will take place in at Brookdale Park (lower field by Bellevue entrance) in ...

Eggs Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination Sold in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, DC — Some 207 million eggs from a farm in Hyde County, N.C., have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. The eggs were sold to consumers in nine states, including New Jersey, and there have been 22 illnesses reported to date, according to the Food & Drug Administration.

Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind., is voluntarily recalling the eggs because they have ...

April is National Stress Awareness Month

National Stress Awareness Month-April 2018

Stress is a topic that people often joke about.  However, it is not a matter to be taken lightly. Stress is unfortunately one of the most common mental health issues and stress factors increasingly affect the well-being of American’s and others world-wide. According a study by the American Psychological Association, despite stress levels ...

This Saturday IWF Wrestling Event at Nutley Parks and Rec to Benefit Nutley Relay for Life

Get ready for adrenaline-charged excitement as Independent Wrestling Federation presents a family-friendly Live Event on Saturday, April 14, 7:30 pm to benefit American Cancer Society's Relay For Life at Rec Center, 44 Park Avenue, Nutley.

Headlining IWF’s action-packed 21st Annual LOUD & PROUD extravaganza are Nutley's own Master of Chaos Kevin Knight, plus IWF ...

Broward County School Board Votes No on Arming Certain District Employees

PARKLAND, FL - Following the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the Florida legislature passed Senate Bill 7026, which includes the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program provision, Florida Statute 30.15(1)(k).  This provision allows certain District employees to be armed.  On Tuesday, the School Board of Broward County voted not to participate in the program.

The Board ...

Is Marijuana as Dangerous as Heroin or LSD? New Jersey Wants the Public to Weigh In

NEWARK, NJ — Should marijuana remain classified in New Jersey with the most dangerous drugs, such as heroin and LSD?

The public is being asked for their views on one of New Jersey’s most-debated issues, particularly at a time when Gov. Phil Murphy is looking to expand the state’s medical marijuana program.

The N.J. Division of Consumer Affairs has scheduled a series of ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE MEDICAL GROUP ADDS PULMONOLOGIST, JUHAYNA DAVIS, M.D.

April 11, 2018

Mountainside Medical Group announced today the addition of pulmonary physician Juhayna Davis, M.D., expanding the group to 17 physicians.

Dr. Davis's practice focuses on evaluating and treating patients with a variety of lung and respiratory symptoms including asthma, cancer, cough, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, chronic bronchitis and emphysema), interstitial lung diseases, ...