Letters to the Editor

How to Start Working Out: A Guide for Fitness Beginners

So you’re ready to start working out. Congrats! You’ve officially taken the first step to creating a happier and healthier life for yourself. If you’re wondering where to go from here, we’ve listed five of the most frequently asked fitness questions (and their answers) to help you get started.

Do I Need to Work Out Every Day?

If your goal is to lose weight and get ...

Overnight Breakfasts for an Easier Morning

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet, most of us are too rushed in the mornings to cook breakfast - or make what we really want. With these overnight breakfast ideas, you can have a filling and tasty meals ready to go!

Overnight and Slow Cooker Oats

Overnight oats are usually made in mason jars and don’t require any cooking! They sit overnight in a liquid ...

Associate Dean Onya Brown, Esq. Appointed Head of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Council

RUTHERFORD, NJ - Onya Brown Esq., Associate Dean of Equity & Compliance and the Title IX Coordinator, is embracing accessibility in her new role as head of Felician University’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Council. Founded in 2023, the JEDI Council at Felician was commissioned by President Crawford, and is rooted in the university’s Felician Franciscan ...

Sen. Ron Rice, Newark public servant and leading Black statewide voice, dies 

March 17, 2023

NEWARK, NJ - Former state Sen. Ron L. Rice, a leading voice in the Black community and a force in Newark and state politics, has died. He was 77 years old. 

"The things that politics lacks right now nationally and in New Jersey is a standard. There's not many of us that could meet his standard, and that's what made him special," said his son, former Newark West Ward ...

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12:00 PM — 01:00 PM

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Vietnam War Veterans Day


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Orlando Cruz Sworn-In as New Passaic County Commissioner

March 21, 2023

PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Commissioners held a special ceremony on Tuesday at the Passaic County Administration Building to swear-in Orlando Cruz as the newest member of the body. 

Cruz's appointment fills the vacancy created by the resignation of former Commissioner T.J. Best.

The newly appointed commissioner is a long-time resident of Passaic County and has a strong ...

Mary Celis appointed as President and CEO of United Way of Passaic County

PATERSON, NJ - Mary Celis has been announced as the President and CEO of the United Way of Passaic County, following her successful tenure as the Interim President & CEO since July 1, 2022. Celis has more than 20 years of experience as a social impact and community investment leader, with a proven track record of designing innovative programs and investments to improve outcomes for ...

Parents Inc. Launches Text Option for Family Helpline

March 15, 2023

Are you a parent or grandparent feeling overwhelmed? Are you a teenager feeling lost and confused?  Is it tough to pick up the phone and call for help?

Parents Inc. has announced a new texting option for its Family Helpline service
[1-800-843-5437] - making it easier than ever for New Jersey residents to access free and confidential 24/7 live support during their time of need.

The ...