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AtlantiCast

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll see how Atlantic Health System is driving innovation and finding new ways to solve tomorrow’s health care challenges, find out how a near tragedy on the tennis courts was averted thanks to some world-class training and technology at Chilton Medical Center and meet the 70 cancer doctors you need to know about – plus much more!  

Family Health

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, and nationally renowned gastrointestinal (GI) cancer physician-scientist Angela Alistar, MD thinks it is critical that everyone learn how to recognize the warning signs of this aggressive cancer. Dr. Alistar is medical director of GI medical oncology at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center of Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Health System.    “Pancreatic cancer has a very low survival rate,” said Dr. Alistar.  “This is due in part to the fact that it is often ...

Ironclad Car Advice with Peyton Knight

You know it’s coming: That first frigid morning when you discover your car is covered in ice. Old Man Winter has reared his ugly head once again to wreak havoc on your car and your ride to work.  Well, I’ve got one thing to say about that: Let’s be ready for him this year! Owning a repair shop for over 30 years, I have spent many harsh winters coaxing a dead battery back to life or replacing worn out wipers after a snowstorm. This time of year, I often suggest that busy drivers schedule ...

JCP&L Energizing Your Community

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers having difficulty paying their utility bills that they may be eligible for special financial assistance or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use.     Assistance programs available to New Jersey residents include: Lifeline – Offers a cash grant to help people who meet the Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD) eligibility requirements, or who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI).  ...

Support These TAPinto Roxbury Sponsors

ROXBURY, NJ – Twenty years ago this month, Bob Idakaar experienced an unprofessional real estate agent. That’s when he decided to be a good one. Idakaar, a lifelong Succasunna resident and TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, bought his fifth home in July 1997. A big event, one that could have been joyous, ended up being stressful and unenjoyable. “I had a bad experience,” he said. “I figured, `I can do better than this.’ So, I got my real estate license.” Idakaar, a Weichert Realtors associate with an ...

Wronko's Roxbury Notables

Doreen Wright was born Jan. 28, 1926 and will be celebrating her 91st birthday next month. So, to start off, I am sending an early Happy Birthday wish to her.    What is even more special about Doreen is that she was born at home in her parents' house on West Street in Succasunna, a fact that makes her the only Roxbury resident I've found who's truly lived their entire life in the township. We will not count the few years, early in her ...

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