Area Girl Scouts Donate Care Packages to Overlook's Pediatric Eating Disorders Center

April 7, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Girl Scout Troops 96253 and 96252, both from Parsippany, delivered Jared boxes they filled things like bubbles, stress balls, journals, coloring books, and other items to Overlook Medical Center's Pediatric Eating Disorders Center at Atlantic Health System Children’s Health.

The donated boxes are to help patients cope during treatment.

The Pediatric Eating ...

Sparta Township Council: April is Donate Life Month

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Township Council proclaimed April Donate Life month at the meeting last week.  Mayor Josh Herzburg read the proclamation with representative from the New Jersey Sharing Network’s Sussex Donate Life Group. 

Kelly Bonventre, Sparta resident and manager of Philanthropy and Foundation Programs at New Jersey Sharing Network introduced Allison ...

Sparta College Student to Run Across Country for Ulman Cancer Fund

SPARTA, NJ – A young Sparta woman is taking on a challenge of a lifetime and she is doing it for her mom.  Claire Romine is running across the country to raise awareness and give support for young adults with cancer.

This summer Romine will be part of the 25-member Team Baltimore working with 4K for Cancer.  4K for Cancer is a program of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young ...

A Day to Remember: Overlook Hosts Conference on Memory Loss and Dementia

SUMMIT, NJ – Everything you never knew you needed to know about dementia was covered in “A Day to Remember: A conference for Those Living with Memory Loss,” held on March 24 at Overlook Medical Center. 

More than 100 people attended the event, which featured exhibitor tables set up by Summit-based SAGE Eldercare and the Alzheimer’s Association, lectures on: ...

Sparta High School Students Create Donate Life Club

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School students held their inaugural meeting of the Donate Life Club on Wednesday, March 14. Minutes after the walk out in solidarity with Parkland school shooting victims, thirty students met in a classroom during lunch to hear from the NJ Sharing Network about organ donation.

Many of the students were classmates of Isak Anderson, a boy who passed away suddenly ...

Health Alert: Child with Measles Traveled to Newark Airport on March 12

TRENTON, NJ — If you were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, March 12 between 12:45 and 9 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles and should contact your health care provider.

The N.J. Department of Health has issued a public health alert after a child with a confirmed case of measles — a highly contagious disease — arrived in Terminal B at Newark Liberty ...

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Free Family Expo Offers Resources and Fun Activities

April 20, 2018

Northern New Jersey parents and children are invited to Project Self-Sufficiency’s annual Family Expo, Thursday, April 26th, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Workshops for parents will be supplemented by children’s activities, dinner, gift card raffles and other events.  The Family Expo is sponsored by the Sussex County Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency and Project ...