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Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs in New Jersey Receive $10 Million Federal Grant

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs (NJHVIPs) received a big boost on Friday, in the form of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds.

The programs launched three years ago using federal money with the mission of ending cycles of violence across the state by helping victims and their families.

“These innovative violence ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State, Says New Jersey is Moving in the Right Direction

TRENTON, NJ — During Tuesday's State of the State Address at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said he's confident with the direction in which the state is going.

"We are stronger and we are fairer," Murphy said. "We are moving confidently in the right direction — forward."

Republicans aren't so sure.

"Despite the ...

New Jersey Becomes First State to Require Media Literacy Instruction in Schools

TRENTON, NJ — Students in New Jersey, from kindergarten to 12th grade, will soon learn about how to spot misinformation online.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Wednesday that directs the Department of Education to create guidelines on media information literacy. New Jersey will be the first state in the nation to do so.

“It is our responsibility to ensure our nation’s ...


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​Local Sports Club Celebrates Notable 2022 Season and Upcoming 2023

January 23, 2023

ROXBURY, NJ – After a very successful 2022, the Swim and Sport Club (SSC) Fistball Club located at 272 Emmans Rd. is gearing up for an exciting 2023.

For 2022, the SSC athletes were successful in many milestones. They were represented on both the Men's and Women's 2022 USA National Teams, playing at The World Games (Birmingham, AL) and the Pan American Fistball Games (Novo ...

Watch “The Journey of Weight Loss Surgery”

Watch “The Journey of Weight Loss Surgery” and listen to bariatric surgery patient Ken Mooney share his success story and the positive support he received at Saint Clare’s Health.

This video from Saint Clare’s Health online community series, ‘Let’s Talk Health’, hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, ...

Atlantic Health System Achievements from Healthgrades Grow as Chilton Medical Center Added to America’s 250 Best Hospitals

Atlantic Health System’s Chilton Medical Center today was named for the first time as one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals for 2023, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients.

This achievement puts Chilton in the top 5% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance across the most common conditions and ...

Handling Market Volatility

Recent market volatility and news about the stock markets can be unsettling, and some investors might be worrying about the security of their financial future. Even the most experienced investors can get nervous when markets become volatile.

This is natural. It’s an emotional response that can affect your long-term decision-making. Of course, the news media often paints the worst-case ...

Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer


Increased activity in the summer could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, a cascading condition that can cause permanent disability or death. 

Older people, those struggling with health issues and young children are most susceptible to heat exhaustion as well as athletes who wear helmets and heavy uniforms during summer practices. But Atlantic Health ...

Thirteen Roxbury Area Students Make College Dean's Lists

January 25, 2023

ROXBURY, NJ – Colleges continue to announce fall semester Dean’s Lists that include students from the Roxbury area.

Siena College: Bill Karipidis of Succasunna and William Schwarick of Flanders.

James Madison University: Brian Haegele of Succasunna and Kylie Roberts of Landing

Muhlenberg College: Matthew Hajel of Succasunna, Kersti Svenningsen of Landing and Madelyn ...