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Wayne Hills HS Grad Receives Scholarship for Raising Seeing Eye Puppies

July 25, 2021

WAYNE, NJ – One Wayne family’s love of dogs has led to a financial scholarship for their youngest daughter, recent Wayne Hills HS graduate, Elise Dejewski.

The Seeing Eye in Morristown is a philanthropic group that breeds and trains dogs to assist the blind and visually impaired. On their website, it says that among several goals, one is “to provide the best dog guides ...

Hawthorne Girls Raise Thousands for 3-Year-Old Boy Battling Rare Cancer

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The recent heat waves couldn't stop the drive of ten-year-old Peyton Cohen from organizing a lemonade stand with her friends in support of a young boy battling a rare disease.

Two months ago, three-year-old Luca Ataide started treatment at Morristown Hospital for an extremely rare cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma, a type of cancer that affects muscle tissue. Only around 350 ...

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 ...

Offices of Wayne-Based Passaic County CASA Damaged Extensively from Broken Sprinkler Pipe

WAYNE, NJ — The offices of non-profit Passaic County CASA received extensive water damage when a sprinkler pipe was broken at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Friday. Because the pipe was in the drop-ceiling, water flowed downward covering desks, computers, paperwork and ruining approximately $10,000 to $15,000 in donations such as diapers, school supplies and kids clothing.

“I had to ...

Wayne Panthers Surprise Teammate Recovering from Lymphoma with Framed Jersey

WAYNE, NJ — Former eighth grade Wayne Boys & Girls Club football player, Amir Ammar was surprised by his coaches and teammates recently when they presented him with a framed Panthers football jersey signed by all of his teammates.

It was a gesture of support for the soon-to-be fourteen-year-old Ammar who has been fighting Lymphoma over the last five months, struggling through ...

Eagle Scout Makes History at Troop 107 in Wayne

WAYNE, NJ – Sixteen-year-old Sean Matthews will go down in the history books as the first scout to reach the rank of Eagle for the newest Boy Scout Troop in Wayne, Troop 107. He was recognized for his accomplishment during the last Wayne Town Council meeting.

Former Boy Scout and current Second Ward Councilman, Al Sadowski proudly introduced Matthews, and read off a proclamation honoring ...

When One Door Closes… FoundAbilities Opens in the Place of Foundation For the Handicapped

WAYNE, NJ — Pre-COVID, the Foundation for the Handicapped had a facility in Wayne that provided both a place for socializing and employment for individuals with varying disabilities. When the pandemic hit, the doors closed and over time stayed closed as the organization disbanded. This took away a refuge from these disabled individuals, leaving some feeling abandoned.

Forty-year-old ...


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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 ...

Here’s a look at the ‘New Retirement’

Once you retire, what can you expect from your life? You might be surprised by the things that current retirees are saying about their lifestyles, priorities, relationships and hopes for the future. And you also might find this knowledge quite helpful as you prepare for the day when you become a retiree.

First of all, retirement today is far different – and potentially far more rewarding ...

Breathe Easier. Fix That Deviated Septum

The septum is the part of your nose that separates your two nostrils. A crooked (deviated) septum is actually quite common, however when it’s severe, the bone and cartilage that makes up the septum can block airflow to one or both nostrils. This can make many things in life more difficult.

At the Wayne Surgical Center, their ENT surgeons can perform a procedure called a septoplasty which ...

Connected Parents Have Healthier Kids

Individuals or couples, married, divorced or separated, parents have this in common:  they want to feel more connected to the other parent. They understand that connected parents are not only more satisfied in their relationship, they also have a bigger positive impact on their children.

What does it mean to be connected parents?

Let's get one thing out of the way - connected ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.


If you’re ...

Easy Recipes To Make With Home Garden Ingredients

Many foodies will attest there’s nothing more delicious than homegrown vegetables and fruits straight from your garden. Enjoying your bountiful backyard harvest will boost your vitamin and mineral intake and help you maintain a well-balanced, nutritious diet – which is especially important for gut health as you age. If you’re looking for new ways to serve your fresh produce, try ...

How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.


Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...

Tile, Wood, or Laminate — What’s Your Flooring Match?

If your wood floors are discolored and scratched, your tile chipped, or your laminate worn, you may need an upgrade! But what’s the best flooring option? That all depends on the purpose of the area to be refinished, your budget, and your style.

The following sections will outline some of the key differences between wood, tile, and laminate.

Since there are pros and cons to each type ...

Passaic County Commissioner Bartlett Talks Rental Assistance/Homelessness

July 22, 2021

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - To prevent a post-pandemic housing crisis, Passaic County is working to provide relief to tenants that missed rental payments while ensuring landlords get paid for their lost incomes.

On May 17, Passaic County started receiving applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to help tenant households experiencing financial insecurity due to the COVID-19 ...

Paterson Woman Among Six Charged in Connection with Bergen County Kidnapping

July 28, 2021

HACKENSACK, NJ - A 21-year-old Paterson woman faces a number of serious charges including conspiracy to commit kidnapping, witness tampering, and bribery following an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.

According to a statement by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella, Joumana M. Danoun was arrested on July 14 with additional charges being leveled on July ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Ranked Number One Hospital in New Jersey for the Fourth Year in a Row by U.S. News & World Report

July 28, 2021

 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 ...

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Nov 17, 1934 - Sep 22, 2020
Alan Robin, age 85 of Wayne passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22. 2020 surrounded by his ...
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Oct 7, 1940 - Aug 13, 2020
MARLBOROUGH, MA– Carol Ann Heath Olsen, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 13, ...
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