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NJ Forests Put On A Show For Long Holiday Weekend, Get Out There And Photograph It

October 8, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ — With a three-day weekend upon us, why not get out and photograph something. According to the NJ Forestry Service, the autumn leave show is taking center stage in some counties, and waiting in the wings in others. 

Right now, The Fall Foliage Show in NJ is at the midpoint in Sussex and Morris counties, plus the northern portions of Passaic and Bergen ...

Bergen County Zoo Welcomes the Rare Red Wolf

PARAMUS, NJ — The Bergen County Zoo welcomed the Red Wolf exhibit on Friday as hundreds clamored to get a glimpse of two red wolves visiting from the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, New York.

Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of County Commissioners were on hand at the Bergen County Zoo on Friday, October 1 for the grand opening of the ...

NJ Fall Foliage Forecast: Charge Your Smartphone, Lace Your Boots and Get Out There

NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October means two things in the Garden State: everyone will purchase the big bag of candy for Halloween this week (and eat it all before next weekend), and the leaves across the state are going to put on a fantastic show. 

The New Jersey Forest Service issued a foliage forecast for the season this week. So, get ready — charge your smartphone and ...

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Wednesday Afternoon into the Evening

WAYNE, NJ — A flash flood watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service. There is also a Severe Storm Watch issued for our area through Thursday morning.

The flash flood watch is in effect for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New Jersey: Eastern ...

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Protect your financial information online

If you’re an investor, you probably enjoy the convenience of managing your accounts online. But you’ll also want to make sure that you’re not making it convenient for hackers, “phishers” and others with bad intentions to gain the same access.

Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to protect your privacy. Here are a few suggestions offered by the U.S.

Pain in the Ball of your Foot? Could be Morton's Neuroma

Whenever you are on your feet, does it feel like you are standing on a pebble? Is there a consistent pain in the ball of your foot? This could be Morton’s Neuroma, which is a thickening of the tissue around the nerves between the third and fourth toe.

People with this condition report that it feels like something is digging into the ball of their foot all the time. It can be painful, or ...

A Chiropractor’s Guide to Getting a Good Night's Sleep

Quality sleep is one of the most important aspects of maintaining a healthy life. In today’s fast-paced world, most people are inundated by alerts, pings, and notifications, reminding them of emails, phone calls, social media messages, and calendar reminders that steal the attention away from establishing a routine for restorative, restful sleep.

On average, health experts agree that the ...

Wayne Teachers Prepare for a Happy Halloween

The spooky season is upon us, and after a year of social distancing, the Wayne school teachers are excited to celebrate. All across our district, the schools are preparing for their Halloween parties and some teachers are coming up with new and innovative ways to celebrate. Many feel this is the perfect time to help create bonds in the classroom between students, teachers, parents and ...

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

My Truth, Your Truth

Who's to say what the truth is? My perspective is just that - MY perspective. Ten people can be in a room and have 10 versions of what they saw.

 

When you're disagreeing with your teen about how something played out, remember that their version is just as valid as yours.

 

Also remember that you don't have to agree, only accept they have another point of ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...

Tips to Stretch Your Food Budget This Fall

When it comes to budgeting, living on a fixed income can be tricky—from monthly bills to healthcare to necessities (and leaving a little wiggle room for fun and social activities). Luckily, a few simple changes could make shopping for groceries less of a hassle each month.

Here are eight tips for stretching your food budget this fall.

 

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How to Clean and Care for Your Gutters

Being a homeowner means weekends doing chores or finding reliable service companies to take on tasks for you. Gutters play an important role in protecting your home and should be added to your bi-annual home maintenance schedule.

Cleaning gutters yourself is typically not difficult, depending on the size of your home, your physical ability to climb ladders, and the current condition of your ...

5 Benefits of Video Doorbells (and 5 Buzzworthy Brands!)

There’s arguably no better use of smart home technology than keeping your family and valuables safe, and a video doorbell offers a variety of home security benefits.

This small yet powerful surveillance equipment records video footage as visitors arrive—great for security whether you are home or away. Plus, the device’s sleek design hides its impressive functionality in an ...

Steps to Minimize Your Chances of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has affected millions of women worldwide, and chances are you or someone you know has been impacted by this disease.

Though there is no known way to prevent or cure breast cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, especially if you take action while you’re younger and healthier. Here is a list of things you can do and lifestyle changes that could reduce the ...

It’s Pumpkin Season! 5 Healthy Fall Recipes You’ll Love

Hello, pumpkin season!

Pumpkin is not only tasty, it’s also a superfood because it is high in Vitamins C and A, which help with eye health, boosting immunity, heart health, and more! Below is a list of five creative and tasty recipes that include this delicious and nutritional fall produce.

Pumpkin Muffin

Who doesn’t love a muffin on a crisp fall morning? These muffins are ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

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Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.

 

Appetizers

Set the mood for your party right from the start with Halloween-themed ...

44-year-old Clifton Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

October 20, 2021

PATERSON, NJ — A 44-year-old Clifton resident was arrested Monday after an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit (PCPO) after a report of sexual assault of a minor. 

On September 8, 2021, the PCPO received a report from the Division of Child Protection and Permanency regarding an 18-year-old victim who disclosed being sexually ...

Serial Killer Sentenced to 160 Years After Taking Life of Montclair College Student

October 15, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Khalil Wheeler-Weaver has been sentenced to 160 years in prison after killing three women, authorities stated on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old Orange resident was recently found guilty of the murder of three women in Essex County during 2016, including college student Sarah Butler, of Montclair. 

Butler was a graduate of Montclair High School, worked part-time at ...

Metro YMCA of the Oranges Bolsters Employee Benefits with Free Child Care and Program Discounts

October 18, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges is now offering free child care to eligible employees of its School Age Child Care programs, under a new pilot program meant to attract and retain qualified staff.

As part of this program, child care staff working in the Y’s before and after school programs at least 15 hours a week are eligible for a 100 percent reduced rate on School ...

Wayne Interfaith Network Autumn Food Drives

Wayne - WIN, the Wayne Interfaith Network, is a coalition of volunteers from local houses of worship and service organizations in the greater Wayne area. It provides ongoing provisions of non-perishable food and other basic necessities for Wayne residents who are in need.

Two Wayne synagogues, Shomrei Torah and Temple Beth Tikvah, recently sponsored their annual High Holiday drives where many ...

Wayne YMCA, Township, and Calvary Temple International Team Up for BooFest

WAYNE, NJ – The Wayne YMCA, in partnership with the Township of Wayne Parks and Recreation and Calvary Temple International, will hold a community Fall Frolic and BooFest on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Y, 1 Pike Dr., in Wayne. Families are invited to enjoy free fall-themed activities and games, a Trunk-or-Treat, and learn more about the Y’s programs for children ...

Obituaries

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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