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Air Quality Alert Issued for Northern New Jersey until 11 p.m. July 10

July 10, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - On sunny and hot days, heat and sunlight react with hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides emitted by internal combustion engines like automobiles, trucks and gasoline-powered lawn equipment. These mix to form a ground-level layer of ozone.

The National Weather Service issued an air quality alert for Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Union, and Hudson counties in New Jersey until ...

Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center's Medical Director Honored by Union County Fatherhood Coalition

Elizabeth, NJ - The Union County Fatherhood Initiative Coalition (UCFIC) recently honored Dr. Barry Levinson, Medical Director of the Trinitas Comprehensive Care Center, at their Sixth Annual Union County Fatherhood Breakfast Conference recently to raise awareness of the far-reaching impact of fatherhood on the quality of life in the community.  The theme of the event was "Healthy ...

76 New Nurses Graduate the Trinitas School of Nursing

ELIZABETH, NJ - Seventy-six students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing's 160th Convocation Ceremony held recently at St. Michael's Church in Cranford. 

Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that supported their efforts every step of the way, sixty-eight women and eight men proudly accepted their pins and became eligible to sit for the registered ...

Reminder: Eligible Seniors Can Receive $25 in Free Vouchers for Farmer’s Markets, Starting June 25

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Income-eligible senior residents age 60 and over can apply for a total of $25 in free vouchers to purchase fresh produce. The vouchers may be used only at Farmer’s Markets in Union County that display a yellow and black WIC sign.

“Farmer’s Markets are a feature of community life throughout Union County in the summertime,” said Freeholder ...

Charges Pending Against Roselle Man Found with More than 40 Dogs Living in Squalor

ROSELLE, NJ - A Roselle man will be charged with multiple criminal offenses after more than 40 dogs were discovered living in severely unsanitary and inhumane living conditions in his home last week, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office and New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).

According to the authorities, members of those two agencies, the ...

A Child’s Experience Celebrates Grand Opening in Roselle Park

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A new business was welcomed in got Roselle Park this past weekend as A Child’s Experience childcare services held their grand opening inviting officials and the public a look inside of their new facility.

A Child’s Experience is a learning center that offers specialized family-based childcare services for infants, toddlers, and school-age children in and around ...

Head of Radiation Oncology at Overlook, Dr. Schwartz, Joins Ranks of Cancer Survivors

SUMMIT, NJ –  Anne Marie Bonassisa of Roselle Park was one of scores of cancer survivors who attended the Cancer Survivor Celebration at Overlook Medical Center on Saturday. It was her first such event. She was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer,  which had already spread to her spine, only four months ago. Still, Bonassisa counts as a survivor – anyone who has been ...

Trinitas Medical Center Recognized for Having 4th Best C-Section Rate in NJ

ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center's mission to promote vaginal childbirth has recently been recognized by the NJ Department of Health and New Jersey Hospital Association, and their statewide initiative to reduce unnecessary cesarean sections for the well-being of mothers and babies.

According to hospital representatives, their low C-section rate (16.9%) is the result of ...

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