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New Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center Opens on Chestnut Street

October 17, 2018

UNION, NJ – A grand opening celebration was held on Monday welcoming Union Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center to their new home on Chestnut Street in Union.

Santiago Centurion is the Medical Director and a board-certified dermatologist, dermatopathologist, and Mohs surgeon.   “We are so excited to come to Union," he said.  "I grew up in the area ...

More Than Sad: Suicide Prevention for Parents


UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Public Schools will present "More than Sad: Suicide Prevention for Parents" program.

Parents will learn to recognize signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a conversation with their child, and him or her help.

The event will take place on October 18 in the Union High School library, 2350 N. Third Street and ...

Medical Marijuana Facility Coming to Union

UNION, NJ – A medical marijuana facility to be located on Route 22 in Union was unanimously approved by the Planning Board at a recent meeting.

Compassionate Care Research Institute, LLC, doing business as Garden State Dispensary, will be located at 2536 Route 22 East.  According to testimony at the Planning Board meeting, Compassionate Care’s Woodbridge site is currently one ...

Passenger Who Flew to Newark Could Have Exposed Others to Measles: Health Officials

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles.

Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B at the airport, the department said. The person, whose name was not released, may have traveled ...

A Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar

UNION, NJ - In conjunction with the Seasoned Saints Dance Ministry of First Baptist Church of Vauxhall and Atlantic Health System-Overlook Medical Center Community Health Department, the Golden Rule Chapter No. 50 will be presenting A Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar.

The event will take place on Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Vauxhall, 5 Hilton ...

Video: Gloria Gaynor Performs at Trinitas Regional Medical Centers Opening of 3.4 Million High Tech Breast Center

ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center held a dedication ceremony and tour of the opening of its new high-tech Breast Center, the Connie Dwyer Breast Center on Monday evening. The 3.4 million Breast Center will provide the latest in screening, diagnosis, and treatment for women, regardless of financial status.  Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women ...

Record Crowd Participates in Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer's

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of the Alzheimer’s Association’s vision of a world ...

Rutgers Opens Autism Research Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs.

Based in New Brunswick, the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence is funded through the Governor's Council for ...


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