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Health & Wellness

May 1, 2022

STAFFORD - David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation was the recipient of support from the Live Love Lovas Disc Golf tournament. 126 players and friends of the Lovas family gathered together at the Doc Cramer Disc Golf Course.  Cecily Lovas was a beloved member of David's Dream and Believe ...

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NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide. According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are: North ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -  Ferrero U.S.A. is voluntarily recalling its Kinder ® Happy Moments Chocolate Assortment and Kinder ® Mix Chocolate Treats basket, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department expressed their thanks on March 26 to U.S.  Congressman Andy Kim, for his support and dedication to expanding the On P.O.I.N.T. Program.  The On P.O.I.N.T. (Proactive Outreach In Needs and Treatment) program provides on-site social workers in ...

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Jergens Ultra Healing Moisturizer products have been recalled due to the possible bacterial contamination, announced the FDA. Select units of Jergens® Ultra Healing Moisturizer could show the presence of Pluralibacter gergoviae, a bacterium. The bacterium typically poses little medical risk to ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional School District is working with Southern Ocean Medical Center Administrators Michelle Morrison and Carl Maslag on a program for the district community. Southern, working in collaboration with Hackensack Meridian Health and Southern Ocean Medical Center, is is ...

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It is that time of year once again for us to spring ahead into the new season.  The temperatures start to rise, birds begin to chirp, leaves start to bloom, and we turn our clocks forward Moving into spring is always initiated by the tradition of turning our clocks forward by one ...

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BARNEGAT LIGHT — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man from a 16-foot boat that ran aground near Barnegat Inlet on Monday, March 7.   Officers at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report from the son of the boater stating that his father had not returned home at sunset. The son ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - A Barnegat High School graduate and lifelong Barnegat Resident, Michael Kau was recently diagnosed with cancer at the young age of 29.  "15.5 years ago I was blessed when my new neighbors moved in, that's when I meet Michael," said Monica Herbert. I knew from that moment him and ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission stands at 1.02 on Monday, a dramatic drop since it was 1.92 on January 1.  Anything over 1.0 means COVID-19 is still spreading, but the lower the number means any infected person is spreading the virus to fewer people. The State Department ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's Department of Health reported 14,048 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the second straight day the number of new statewide cases was under 15,000. The Rate of Transmission, which measures how much the virus is spreading, is at 1.09. On New Year's Day, it was 1.92. Anything ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health says 21,691 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in New Jersey on Monday.  The state confirmed 29 more deaths.  More than 6,000 people are in New Jersey hospitals with COVD-19. It's the 13th-straight day over 20,000 new positive cases.  26,615 ...

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STAFFORD - Malaine Schmid grew up in Stafford Township. She was a fine student-athlete at Southern Regional High School. She is the daughter of David and Sharon Schmid. She has a brother Ryan and sister Ali.  Malaine now lives far, far away from New Jersey.  She married Ryan Butler and now lives ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of New Jersey, and a Winter Storm Warning for Central and Southern New Jersey.  The alerts commence at 10 p.m. tonight, and currently extend until 10 a.m. Friday morning. A front coming from the ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 31,391 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday - a pandemic-high.  58 new deaths were reported.   5,464 people are in New Jersey's hospitals with COVID-19 - the highest number in more than a year and a half. State leaders say they were preparing ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY – After Monday’s storm, and then the Wednesday morning icing issues all over state highways, attention now shifts to a focus on a likely statewide snowstorm during the overnight and daytime period between Thursday night and Friday. In what has become the classic winter ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 25,277 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, the seventh-straight day of more than 25,000 new cases in New Jersey.  79 new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported. 5,155 people are in New Jersey hospitals with COVID-19. Many New Jersey schools have ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - A baby boy waited until the sun went down on New Year's Day to make his entrance into the world. Community Medical Center announced that its first baby of the year was born to Amanda and Chris Skrable of Manahawkin. The new year came with new life with the birth of Nathan ...

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NEW JERSEY — Governor Phil Murphy's office has confirmed that New Jersey's First Lady, Tammy Murphy, has tested positive for COVID-19.  The Governor's office says the First Lady is vaccinated, boosted and is asymptomatic.  The Governor and the rest of the Murphy family have tested ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY - The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for our area from 4 a.m. Monday to 4 p.m. Monday. Heavy snow is expected with accumulations of 3-5 inches in Ocean, Coastal Ocean and Southeastern Burlington counties.  Winds will be gusting up to 35 ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health is reporting 29,740 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, another new pandemic record.  It's the fourth consecutive day the state has seen more than 20,000 new cases. Saturday, January 1, 2022 29,740 New Cases Friday, December 31, ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department reported 28,512 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, another pandemic record.  It surpassed the 27,975 new cases reported Thursday.  37 new COVID-19 deaths were reported on Friday. Starting tomorrow, January 1, 2022, the CDC opens a federal testing site in East Orange.

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STAFFORD - The Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home in Manahawkin has posted a partial obituary for Dr. Richard Goldstein, 83, who lived in Harvey Cedars.  Dr. Goldstein died on December 29.  He was a beloved pediatrician who had a great impact on thousands of families in the Manahawkin area. He was known ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health has confirmed 27,975 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another new pandemic record.  Yesterday, the state added 20.483 new cases, a record high at the time.  On Wednesday, the state announced 34 additional COVID-19 deaths. The State and Centers for ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Health Department reported 20,483 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, a high for the pandemic.  The previous high was 16,626 new cases on Christmas Day.  On Wednesday, the state reported 50 new virus-related deaths. The number of people in the hospital from the virus is 3,273 ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 11,889 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 48 additional deaths from the virus.  Five of the past six days have seen at least 10,000 new cases. The rate of transmission, which is an indication of whether the virus is shrinking or growing, has ...

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NEW JERSEY — For the fourth straight day, New Jersey is reporting a record number of new COVID-19 cases.  The State Department of Health confirms 16,626 new cases on Saturday, December 25.  The past three days have all seen more than 15,000 new COVID-19 cases. Saturday, December ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 15,630 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the second straight day over 15,000.  It's the third consecutive day the state has set a new record for positive cases.  27 new deaths were reported on Friday. The high number of new cases caused ...

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NEW JERSEY — The state has recorded 15,482 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, a sharp increase from the nearly 10,000 reported on Wednesday.  It's the second straight day the state has broken a record for most new positive cases.  The State Health Department confirmed 33 more deaths. The new positive ...

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Michael R. DeOliveira MIDDLETOWN, NJ: More details have emerged in the tragedy that took the life of a young man early Saturday morning at the Red Bank train station. Michael DeOliveira, 15, a sophomore at Middletown South High School and a long-time soccer player for Middletown Attack, ...

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