Summer Fitness for Seniors (Virtual)

A body in motion stays in motion! This free Zoom class is led by STUMBA instructor Rande Kirkwood and is a fun way to work out while at home. Enjoy the mind and body benefits of exercise without having to go to the gym. Register for one date or register for all (July 14, July 25, Aug.11, and Aug. 25). There will be a $25 gift card raffle each session.

Funding is provided by the NJDHS - Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Contact Information
  1. Marigrace Flynn
  2. 201-740-7098
  3. mflynn@cafsnj.org
Tue, July 14
10:00 am — 11:00 am
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A body in motion stays in motion! This free Zoom class is led by STUMBA instructor Rande Kirkwood and is a fun way to work out while at home. Enjoy the mind and body benefits of exercise without having to go to the gym. Register for one date or register for all (July 14, July 25, Aug.11, and Aug. 25). There will be a $25 gift card raffle each session.

Funding is provided by the NJDHS - ...

22-08 Route 208 South Fair Lawn, NJ 07652

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22-08 Route 208 South
Fair Lawn, NJ 07652

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing gas services on Rifle Camp Road, Casson Lane, and Taylor Lane.

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This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin has the chance to be a leader in the fight for economic justice in New Jersey.

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There is a pervasive myth that we can be happy when we achieve (fill in the blank).

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