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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

CycleBar Millburn Opening Soon

July 28, 2021

Millburn, NJ -- CycleBar, a high-energy indoor, state-of-the-art cycling facility, will open on September 1, 2021, in Millburn.  “More than 54 million Americans are working out at boutique fitness studios, which makes it the fastest-growing sector of the fitness industry,” said Alex Zaltsman, a partner at CycleBar Millburn.

They are offering a limited pre-opening Founders ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Gets #1 Ranking from U.S. News & World Report

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center was ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care hospitals in New Jersey to be nationally ranked, and ...

Emergency Food Distribution Event for Union County Residents in Need, July 31

Drive-through event provides nutrition assistance for residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Union County’s ongoing series of emergency food distribution events continues on Saturday, July 31 with a drive-through event at the Kean University campus at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union Township. The event begins at 8 a.m.

The food distribution events are open to all Union County ...

“The Croods: A New Age” is next at Union County’s Family Fun and Flix Outdoor Movie Series Event on July 27

Free outdoor movies will be presented in Union County parks this summer on a walk-in, sit-down basis; no pre-registration required.

The Union County Board of Commissioners would like to invite all residents to join us at the next outdoor movie night in Union County’s “Family Fun and Flix” series. The series continues with The Croods: A New Age on July 27 at 7:30 p.m. at ...

Turnpike Authority to Rename GSP Service Area After Judy Blume of Union County

July 29, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey will rename nine Garden State Parkway service areas after iconic New Jerseyans, including Judy Blume, who grew up in Elizabeth and lived in Scotch Plains from 1960 to 1972. 

Judy Blume (née Sussman) is one of America's best-selling writers of books for children and young adults. She has published more than 29 novels, and her best known ...

Daniel Anderl - Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk Attracts 1,000+ Participants, Raises $100K+ for Scholarships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, who included Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy and Daniel's parents, Mark Anderl and ...

Juvenile Struck and Killed by NJ Transit Train Near Maplewood Station

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A juvenile female died Tuesday on the train tracks west of the Maplewood NJ Transit station. 

The non-revenue train X667 was en route to Dover from Penn Station in New York; no passengers were aboard. The girl was struck and killed at 12:15 p.m., confirmed Mariluz Garcia-Diaz, NJ Transit senior public information officer. Maplewood ...

5 Cool Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

You’re finishing up your afternoon walk on a scorching 90-degree day when you feel a little dizzy. You check your pulse. It’s faster than normal. You’re sweating, and you feel a cramp in your left leg. Should you head indoors?

Yes, says Alexander Sarenac, MD, an emergency medicine physician with Atlantic AdvancED Urgent Care. “These are all signs of a health condition ...