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How Sweet! Check Out These NJ Honey Farms During National Honey Month

September 17, 2020

NEW JERSEY — September is widely recognized as National Honey Month. This month typically marks the end of the honey collection season for beekeepers across the US.

You don’t have to be arms deep in a beehive to appreciate the thick, golden stuff that makes everything sweeter. The Garden State has a number of bee and honey farms that produce high-quality, local raw ...

Community Conversations: Take Charge of Your Health

September is National Preparedness Month, so now is the time to take charge of your health. On the next Atlantic Health System Community Conversation, Scott Lauter, MD, MBA, FACP, FHM, Chief Medical Officer, Atlantic Medical Group and Faith Goldman, MD, Atlantic Breast Associates - Branchburg share some crucial information and answer your questions about the screenings and examinations you should ...

CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Seek Expanded Partnership

Systems sign Letter of Intent to build upon successful clinical affiliation

Building on a history of successful collaboration to improve the health of residents across northern and central New Jersey, CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to create a unique model for health system co-ownership. Upon completion of this expanded ...

Take Action to Preserve the Loft & the Hub

September 18, 2020

Research shows that developing connections to trusted adults in school is one of the strongest levers for ensuring that students persist through adversity. SOMA is just days away from losing two programs that create those very connections: the Loft and the Hub. Serving over 500 SOMSD students annually, the Loft at CHS and the Hub at MMS have provided needed social emotional and ...

Maplewood Police Blotter, Aug. 27 to Sept. 3

September 9, 2020

August 27, 2020 — Theft from Auto; During the overnight hours, two wallets were removed from an unsecured vehicle parked in the driveway of a Jacoby Street residence.

August 28, 2020 — Theft from Auto; At approximately 3 a.m. an unsecured vehicle parked on Plymouth Avenue was entered and cash and change removed.

 

August 28, 2020 — Theft; At ...

New law will help essential workers who become ill with the coronavirus

September 20, 2020

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

Essential workers in New Jersey who get infected with the coronavirus will now have an easier time qualifying for workers’ compensation. Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill ...

Parenting Center Speaker Series Kicks Off with Dr. Gerry Costa

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The first installment of the SOMSD Crisis Support Speaker Series hosted by Dr. Gerry Costa focused on the effects of stress on young children and what adults can do to help.

Dr. Costa began his presentation by arguing that there are two pandemics society is facing, COVID-19 and decades of racism in this country. Specifically focused on children in pre-K ...

Next Essex County Food Distribution to be in Newark's Independence Park

September 20, 2020

Event is Thursday, September 24th in Essex County Independence Park in Newark

 

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County's next Emergency Food Distribution Event will be Thursday, September 24, in Essex County Independence Park in Newark to help families negatively impacted by coronavirus. A thousand boxes of food will be distributed; these are meant to benefit families who ...

Millburn Township Committee Reverses Decision to fly BLM Flag Following Public Discussion

MILLBURN, NJ — In a reversal of an earlier decision at their Sept. 1 meeting, the Millburn Township Committee announced they would not be flying a flag in support of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

The decision comes amid split reactions to the proposed flag being flown, as some residents in town were in favor, and others were against the measure. In addition to their verbal ...

Massive Ship Passes Under Bayonne Bridge, Marks New Era in Ocean Cargo Transport

September 19, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - The 1,200-foot-long CMA CGM Brazil  passed under the Bayonne Bridge on Saturday heading to the Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal. The huge vessel was the largest container ship ever to call on the bi-state port, or any other port on the U.S. East Coast.

Although the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey successfully raised the Bayonne Bridge in 2019 to ...

NJ Asks You to Look Out for Drooling Deer

The Division's Office of Fish and Wildlife Health and Forensics is asking those who are out in the fields and woods of New Jersey at this time of year to be alert for deer that may be affected by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) and to report any suspected cases to the Division. 

Hemorrhagic Disease (HD) is a common viral disease in deer that is transmitted by biting ...

World Premiere Set for Paper Mill Playhouse Conservatory’s New Voices: Pure Imagination

September 20, 2020

 

MILLBURN, NJ - Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Tony Award for Regional Theatre, announces the World Premiere of New Voices of 2020: Pure Imagination, a musical theater montage featuring students of the 2020 Summer Musical Theater Conservatory.  New Voices of 2020: Pure Imagination will ...

State-by-state breakdown of nearly 9 million non-filers receiving letters about Economic Impact Payments

WASHINGTON –The Internal Revenue Service today released a state-by-state breakdown of the roughly nine million people receiving a special mailing this month encouraging them to see if they’re eligible to claim an Economic Impact Payment.

The IRS will mail the letters to people who typically aren’t required to file federal income tax returns but may qualify for an Economic ...

"Oasis" Volunteer Ministry Relaunched by Community Congregational Church

“OASIS” VOLUNTEER MINISTRY RELAUNCHED BY COMMUNITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

Students Who Volunteer Can Receive Community Service Hours 

Short Hills, New Jersey (September 17, 2020) – Community Congregational Church announces the return of its “Oasis” Volunteer Ministry which provides food, diapers and feminine products to those who lack adequate ...