Health & Wellness

Jackson Defeats Southern Regional 10-8 in Friday Gridiron Action

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Matt Barnett had a punt return for a touchdown (after a safety) in tough Friday night 10-8 loss to Jackson Memorial Credits: file photo
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STAFFORD -  Jackson Memorial's Justin Burkert's kicked a 28-yard field goal with 2:45 left in regulation to lead the Jaguars to a 10-8 victory over Southern on Friday night at Southern. 

The Rams trailed 7-0 at halftime but took the lead in the third quarter when it recorded a safety and then Matt Barnett returned the ensuing free kick 72 yards for a touchdown to make it 8-7 Southern.

Stephon Rodriguez had a 1-yard TD run for Jackson Memorial in the first quarter.

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It was also Breast Cancer Awareness Night at Southern and the team honored their honorary captains, Louise Brummer and Sue Sharkey.  Both have been healed of breast cancer. 

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Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

July 17, 2018

TRENTON – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in New Jersey, leading to chronic lung disease, heart disease, stroke and cancer,” said New Jersey Human ...