DAWN of a New Day: New Treatment Insights Shared at Atlantic Health's 18th Annual 'Stroke Symposium'

May 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Time is of the essence when it comes to identifying and treating symptoms of stroke and it’s widely accepted that the sooner treatment is provided the better the outcome will be, however new research suggests that all hope isn’t lost for certain types of stroke victims whose symptoms aren’t treated until later in time after last being seen as ...

Former Saks Building Discussed at Special Springfield Planning Board Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The regularly held monthly Planning Board meeting included a special discussion on the Saks Fifth Avenue property along Millburn Avenue bordering Millburn.

A nearly two-decade long lawsuit has been dropped on this nine-acre property.  Experts believe this property has the potential to generate sizable revenue for Springfield and increase home ...

Hundreds of RWJBarnabas Health Employees Run in New Jersey Half Marathon

LONG BRANCH, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health leaders Stephen Zieniewicz, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston and Bill Arnold, president and CEO of Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch were joined by 200 RWJBarnabas Health employees as they ran in the New Jersey Half Marathon on at the Jersey Shore.

The 22nd annual Novo Nordisk ...

Grand Street YMCA Building in Scotch Plains, Which Dated Back 200 Years, Razed by Developer

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  The Second Baptist Church of Scotch Plains -- better known as the Grand St. YMCA (at the corner of Union), faded into Scotch Plains history when it was torn down by developers earlier this month. 

Over the course of two centuries, the building had served a church, meeting house, a school, and from 1947 until recently, it was the Grand Street YMCA. By 1971, ...

Turning the Tide for Horseshoe Crabs: New Hope for an Ancient Species

CAPE MAY, NJ – Revive & Restore, a California-based nonprofit bringing new biotech tools to conservation, today joined with First Lady Tammy Murphy, New Jersey Audubon and Eli Lilly and Company to announce new research that dispels many perceived barriers to the adoption of a safe synthetic alternative to horseshoe crab blood for biomedical testing. 

Over the past 40 years, the ...

Over 200 Notices of Non-Renewal to Be Sent to Non-Tenured School Personnel in Union

UNION, NJ – All non-tenured Union school district personnel are slated to receive a notice of non-renewal by next week, said Superintendent Gregory Tatum at Tuesday nights’ School Board work session meeting.

Tatum opened the meeting by saying, “after analysis of the budget, it became more practical to implement across-the-board cuts to reach the desired goal.  I want it ...

Graduate Student Found Dead on Rutgers Busch Campus

PISCATAWAY, NJ - A graduate student was found dead Friday morning outdoors on the Busch campus of Rutgers University in Piscataway.

University officials say it appears no foul play is suspected as the investigation is ongoing. No cause of death has been determined. An autopsy is being performed by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner.

"The university extends its sincerest ...

NJ Autism Rates Continues to Rise, Rutgers Study Shows

NEW BRUNSWICK - Autism rates in New Jersey continue to rise and lead the nation, according to findings from a Rutgers University study.
In a report that examined reports of eight-year-old children, a university study found one in 34 had autism, an increase of 19 from two years ago.

“It is now clear that what we saw in 2016 was just a pause along the way.  It remains ...

Tevlin Murder Case Ends in Life Imprisonment for Brown

NEWARK, NJ — Nearly four years after 19-year-old Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin, a 2013 graduate of Seton Hall Prep, was gunned down on Walker Road in West Orange by a man who recently pled guilty to six charges, including charges of first-degree terrorism and murder, Ali Muhammad Brown was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole by Superior Court Judge Ronald ...

Hy-Way Bowl in Union to Close Later This Month

UNION, NJ – When once there were three, soon there will be no bowling alleys in Union.

A sign on the door at the Hy-Way Bowl on Route 22 indicates the alley will close later this month.

The sign reads:

     My Customers:  Due to extreme ill health issues, as of May 24, 2018, Hy-Way Bowl will close permanently.  From my heart, thank you to all my loyal ...

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