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Rutgers Scientists Help Discover New Antibiotic in Tropical Forest

October 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Scientists from Rutgers and around the world have discovered an antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium from a Mexican tropical forest that may help lead to a “plant probiotic,” more robust plants and other antibiotics.

Probiotics, which provide friendlier bacteria and health benefits for humans, can also be beneficial to plants, keeping them healthy and ...

Chilton Medical Center Creates “Pathway to Hope” For Suicide Awareness

POMPTON PLAINS, NJ - September is National Suicide Prevention Month and Atlantic Health System's Chilton Medical Center recently hosted a "Paint a Rock for Suicide Awareness" table where visitors, patients and employees were encouraged to paint a rock in honor of suicide awareness.

Dr. Peter Bolo, the Chairman for the Department of Psychiatry at Atlantic Health System’s ...

Chilton Medical Center’s Walk With A Doc Program at the Willowbrook Mall

WAYNE, NJ – Since indoor shopping malls came into existence, mall walking has been a popular form of exercise, especially for seniors. “I come here every day to walk,” said Patricia Data who’s been walking at the Willowbrook Mall for “Years. Years and Years,” said Data with a smile.  

Every morning, the mall opens before the stores lift their gates and ...

Living with Dementia: Tracey Lind Tells Her Story From The Inside Out

WAYNE, NJ - Arden Courts, a memory care community, invited the The Very Reverend Tracey Lind to speak of her journey living with Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Wayne.

Since Lind's FTD diagnosis, she set out on a pilgrimage with her wife Emily Ingalls, to travel the nation and world to tell their story ...

Bringing Healthy Foods and Healthy Attitudes to Wayne Neighborhood

WAYNE, NJ – The Township of Wayne’s Department of Senior and Social Services promoted healthy eating habits with an emphasis on fresh fruits and vegetables by arranging for a mobile market on Fairfield Road in Wayne.

The RWJ Barnabas Wellness on Wheels (WOW) van was parked next to the mobile market provided by City Green, while Shoprite of Little Falls had a table set up with their ...

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New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Members Can Take Exercises Home

October 22, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Participants of the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program can now take their exercises with them wherever they go, thanks to the generosity of one local group of physicians. 

Montclair plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Valerie Ablaza, who is a partner at The Plastic Surgery Group, recently donated 100 black and yellow drawstring backpacks to ...

Fall Frolic & Boo Fest to Be Held Saturday, October 26

A free community event in partnership between the Wayne YMCA and Wayne Township Parks and Recreation

WAYNE, NJ— Free Fall fun for everyone!  Join us at the Wayne YMCA located at 1 Pike Drive, on Saturday, October 26th for the annual Fall Frolic and Boo Fest event.  The event takes place between 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  This year's activities include a Hay Rides, DJ ...

Cesar Jerez oil painting exhibit at Laurelwood Arboretum

 

The popular exhibit of oil paintings by César Jerez at the Knippenberg Center for Education at Laurelwood Arboretum has been extended to November 10. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend. The Knippenberg Center is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 12 noon to 4 pm.

 

Passaic County Freeholders Award 2019 Open Space Grants

PATERSON, NJ – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders awarded $975,000 in grants to county municipalities through the Open Space, Farmland and Historic Preservation Trust Fund. The resolution was passed on October 8, 2019.

 “The Open Space Trust Fund supports the beautification, restoration and maintenance of many of our county parks, historic sites and ...

Thank you!

The  Wayne  Alliance for the Prevention of Substance Abuse would like to thank Wayne Alliance members, community members, our fundraising team and everyone who participated in the outback fundraiser on Tuesday October 15th 2019.

Volunteer Chairperson Karen Marron, Recording Secretary, Maryam Sayad agreed to kick off the school year with an Outback Steakhouse fundraiser and ...

Amazing Turkey Race

Join Wayne Parks & Recreation for the Amazing Turkey Race on Saturday, November 2nd.  This fun family event combines a race to find hidden turkeys, a mystery to solve, prizes to win, and entertainment for kids and adults!  There is no fee to participate, but we do ask each family to make a donation that will help families in need this holiday season!

Milestones

Menoski - Stoul Engagement

October 9, 2019

Janna and Igor Stoul of Montville are excited to announce the engagement of their daughter Val Stoul to Lulzim Menoski, son of Pajo and Lulzime Menoski of Wayne.  

On June 12 of this year, Lulzim took Val on one of their favorite trips - a ride on their BMX bikes to North Cove Park in Wayne where Val was surprised with a ring and she immediately said Yes!

Lulzim and Val own ...