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Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member’s chronic or terminal illness.   The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. 

The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or disease that significantly changes one’s day to day life.  Caregivers must be 60 years old or younger.  The groups will meet twice a month on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 pm at Imagine’s location at 244 Sheffield Street in Mountainside. 

If you or someone you know could benefit from joining Imagine’s Coping With Illness program, please contact Mandi Zucker, MSW, CT at 908-264-3100 or email mandi@imaginenj.org.

Imagine provides free year-round peer grief support for more than 250 children and adults from 48 NJ towns every two weeks and every year provides training, education, and on-site support to over 2500 teachers, parents, students, employees, social workers, counselors and members of community organizations.  For more information contact us at info@imaginenj.org or visit Imagine’s website at www.imaginenj.org.

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Cops Arrest 4 After Stolen Car Crashes Through Fence in Westfield

October 15, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — UPDATED AT 12:15 p.m.

Around 7 a.m. Sunday morning, a stolen car left the roadway and crashed on the 1200 block of Central Avenue, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman. Four males excited the vehicle and fled on foot, he said.

Photos taken by the home's owner show that the car crashed through a fence and into the bushes.

The car was not being ...

A New Face in Politics: Lacey Rzeszowski

October 16, 2017

Maybe it’s the changing of the leaves and the cooler weather, the exciting race to the World Series, that brings to mind what Yogi Berra once said, “You can observe a lot by watching.”  The last couple of months I have been observing a new face in politics -- Lacey Rzeszowski, Democratic candidate for Assembly in our district (LD21).  What I have observed is a woman ...

Bea Slater, Springfield’s Grandmother of Rock n’ Roll

October 10, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Bea Slater has lived in Springfield for 65 years in the same house.  In that house, she and her late husband raised three children, helped found Temple Sha'arey Shalom, and made many friends.  Now 90 years old, Bea remains very active and still goes out almost every day to do daily chores and catch up with friends and family. 

A few weeks ago, her ...

Reducing Your Property Taxes: Politicians Make It Sound So Simple

October 16, 2017

If you listen to most political candidates, they will reduce taxes by large amounts, and they'll do it year after year. I may lose your vote by admitting this, but I will NOT promise to lower your taxes. However, I promise I will TRY.

As a Realtor that does a lot of business in town, I have a vested interest in keeping our property taxes manageable. While home prices are going up, Buyers ...

Trinity Cranford sponsoring walkers for CROP Hunger Walk October 22nd 1:45 PM

October 17, 2017

Trinity Episcopal Church, 119 Forest Avenue, Cranford, will be sponsoring walkers for the CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday October 22, 2017. The Cranford CROP Hunger Walk will start at 1:45 PM at the Cranford United Methodist Church, 201 Lincoln Ave., Cranford (at the corner of Lincoln and Walnut Aves.). “Hunger is the greatest health risk in the world, killing more than AIDS, Malaria, and TB ...

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