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Health Matters – Hackettstown Medical Center

Can vitamin D effectively treat colorectal cancer that has spread in the body? The answer is, we don’t know, but preliminary research has shown some promise. Atlantic Health System is part of a nationwide phase 3 study on vitamin D’s impact in treating patients with stage 4 colorectal cancer. It will involve more than 1,000 patients enrolled through the spring of 2022. Participants receive the chemotherapy combination FOLFOX, a standard treatment of care, with either a standard dose of vitamin D or a high dose of the vitamin. A ...

Retire Ready with Rich

Americans give freely to support the causes they value, from churches, education and the arts to medical research. Fortunately, current tax laws encourage and even reward philanthropy. Beyond the basic tax deductions for charitable giving, setting up one or both of the following types of trusts could provide financial advantages in addition to the personal satisfaction that comes from giving. Charitable Remainder Trust When money, securities, property, or other assets are placed in a properly structured charitable remainder ...

Roxbury Guest Column

Go Jump in a New Jersey Lake… The weather is getting warmer, and we are all thinking about outdoor activities and planning outings with friends and family. But when we get to the lake, we find a sign saying the beach is closed for swimming due to a harmful algal bloom, or HAB as they are now commonly known. Looking at the green water, we understand that something isn’t right, but what? HABs are caused by the rampant growth, or “bloom,” of cyanobacteria in waters that are warm, exposed to plenty of sunlight, ...

Senior Matters by Home Instead of Morris County

At first, 82-year-old Steve was alarmed by the message he discovered on his voice mail. “The caller said the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) was filing a lawsuit against me. I called the number back and they asked for my account number. I said they never gave me one so the man asked for my Social Security number, and I said I would never give that over the phone. He hung up on me. So, I called back again and this time he answered Internal Revenue Service and I said, ‘Wow, you’re getting more professional this time.’ I ...

Tile Tips by Standard Tile of Roxbury

When it comes to home renovation, many trends have a fairly short shelf life. Eventually what was once popular begins to fade and make way for the newest designs and subway tile colors. kitchen, and bathroom subway tile patterns, however, do not fall victim to that cycle. Its popularity stays constant and the tile itself remains timeless. Ubiquitous, classic and easy to work with, colored subway tiles provide a wealth of decorative and design options for any space residential or commercial. What is Subway Tile? The term subway tile ...

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Return Money to Budget to Protect N.J. Lakes

Go Jump in a New Jersey Lake…

The weather is getting warmer, and we are all thinking about outdoor activities and planning outings with friends and family.

But when we get to the lake, we find a sign saying the beach is closed for swimming due to a harmful algal bloom, or HAB as they are now commonly known. Looking at the green water, we understand that something isn’t right, ...

IRS Scams Can Target Seniors . . . What Family Caregivers Can Do

At first, 82-year-old Steve was alarmed by the message he discovered on his voice mail. “The caller said the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) was filing a lawsuit against me. I called the number back and they asked for my account number. I said they never gave me one so the man asked for my Social Security number, and I said I would never give that over the phone. He hung up on me. So, I ...

What Are the Tax Benefits of Charitable Trusts?

Americans give freely to support the causes they value, from churches, education and the arts to medical research. Fortunately, current tax laws encourage and even reward philanthropy.

Beyond the basic tax deductions for charitable giving, setting up one or both of the following types of trusts could provide financial advantages in addition to the personal satisfaction that comes from ...

Timeless Subway Tile Flooring, Backsplashes & Patterns

When it comes to home renovation, many trends have a fairly short shelf life. Eventually what was once popular begins to fade and make way for the newest designs and subway tile colors. kitchen, and bathroom subway tile patterns, however, do not fall victim to that cycle. Its popularity stays constant and the tile itself remains timeless.

Ubiquitous, classic and easy to work with, colored ...

Atlantic Health System Oncologist Explores Role of Vitamin D in Treating Colorectal Cancer

Can vitamin D effectively treat colorectal cancer that has spread in the body? The answer is, we don’t know, but preliminary research has shown some promise.

Atlantic Health System is part of a nationwide phase 3 study on vitamin D’s impact in treating patients with stage 4 colorectal cancer. It will involve more than 1,000 patients enrolled through the spring of 2022. Participants ...

Tropical Storm Isaias Update

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities continue restoration efforts for customers of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias. Service has been restored to approximately 566,000 JCP&L customers – more than 72% of the 788,000 customers impacted by the storm.

More than 8,000 utility personnel from JCP&L, other ...

Return Money to Budget to Protect N.J. Lakes

Go Jump in a New Jersey Lake…

The weather is getting warmer, and we are all thinking about outdoor activities and planning outings with friends and family.

But when we get to the lake, we find a sign saying the beach is closed for swimming due to a harmful algal bloom, or HAB as they are now commonly known. Looking at the green water, we understand that something isn’t right, ...

Roxbury's Gamboa Commits to West Point

May 5, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — Landing resident Emma Gamboa is headed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Gamboa, a senior at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child in Summit, plans to pursue STEM as an area of study and to play Division 1 rugby for Army West Point.

At Oak Knoll, Gamboa ran cross country and played basketball and lacrosse, “but found her passion and developed her skill on ...

Roxbury High's January Students of the Month

ROXBURY, NJ - Eighteen students from Roxbury High School were named Students of the Month for January.

Teachers nominate students for their performance in any of the eleven departments: Math, Science, Social Studies, English Language Arts, World Languages, Business, Family and Consumer Sciences, Engineering Design and Technology, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Health/Physical ...

St Therese K of C Donates $2000 to Roxbury Social Services

April 9, 2021

Dear Editor,

When the COVID-19 crisis started to take its toll on employment in New Jersey in April 2020, St Therese K of C Council 6320 began to search for ways to help its neighbors.

Most of the food panties in the state were reporting record demands on non-perishable food and toiletry items. The Council began with joining the Diocese of Paterson Food Drive program, collecting from ...

SAINT CLARE’S HEALTH SERIES: 'Let's Talk Health': Men and Their Sexual Health

May 1, 2021

SAINT CLARE’S HEALTH SERIES: LET’S TALK HEALTH

Men and Their Sexual Health

Denville, New Jersey.

On Thursday, May 6 at 7 pm, Saint Clare’s Health online series, “Let’s Talk Health” hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, will feature

 Dr. Larry Friedman, Chief of Urology discussing Men and Their Sexual ...