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One Million Dollar Settlement for NJ Senior Attacked by Neighbor's Dog

August 17, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ — It was just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the state and the nation, on February 28, 2020, that 72-year-old Rahway resident Jane Martin's life was forever changed for a much different reason.

On that day, Martin was attacked by her neighbor’s dog, King, a large rottweiler, which had escaped the neighbor's yard ...

Claims of Racism at Wayne's Chuck E. Cheese - Video

WAYNE, NJ – The costumed character Chuck E. Cheese seemed to ignore a two-year-old African American girl last Saturday, when he began to dole out high-fives to children at a birthday party in the Route 23 Wayne, NJ location of Chuck E. Cheese.

Safa Powell is the two-year old excitedly jumping up and down, eager to interact with the costume character – seen on a video posted to ...

How Wayne Seniors Can Get A Will Created or Updated For Free in August

WAYNE, NJ – August is national “Make-A-Will” month and Passaic County Surrogate Judge Zoila Cassanova’s office is holding two free events this month that will allow seniors (60+) to either update an existing will or create a new will at no cost.

According to Investopedia, “A will is a legal document that spells out your wishes regarding the care of your ...

Former Youth Worker Arrested on Child Pornography Charges, Passaic County Sheriff Announces

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - A retired youth worker supervisor formerly employed by the State of New Jersey was arrested on Thursday and charged with several crimes related to the possession and distribution of child pornography.

Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik announced the arrest of Richard W. Smith, 78, following an investigation that was conducted by the Passaic County Sheriff’s ...

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Three's Company? Or One Too Many?

TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Third party political candidates have always been strange bedfellows in New Jersey politics.

Princess Diana’s quote that “there were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded” might be how Democrats and Republicans feel about third parties intruding upon their political affairs.

The notion of a state and national ...

Let Atlantic City Entertain You This Summer!

Are you ready for some play time this summer? There’s still a lot of time to enjoy blissful beach days, poolside cabanas, vibrant nightlife, and amazing attractions for the entire family in Atlantic City, NJ. Regardless of who you are or how you like to play, the sand, surf, and sizzling entertainment are all just a short drive away. Whether you’re ready for nonstop excitement or ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

If It is To Be, Its Up to Me

My mentor and now longtime friend Bryan Flanagan would always remind me that personal growth precedes professional growth. I can still hear it as I am writing this.

It is a constant reminder to tap into my power. A reminder, if you will, that “if it is to be, it’s up to me.”

My man Zig Ziglar (another fantastic mentor in my life) would always say you have to be before you ...

Should you own bonds when interest rates rise?

As you know, the stock market has attracted a lot of attention – and for good reason, as we’ve seen considerable volatility almost from the beginning of the year. But if you own bonds, or bond-based mutual funds, you might also have some concerns. However, it’s important to understand why bonds should continue to be an important part of your portfolio.

To begin with, ...

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Kids in Sports

When most people think about chiropractic care, most conjure an image of an adult with a back injury. So, when telling people that chiropractic care is an excellent tool for children, especially those participating in competitive sports, most look at me with disbelief. 

The Case for Chiropractic Care and Kids Sports

As you're aware, kids’ sports are becoming more and more ...

You Could Be Tuition Free This Fall at Passaic County Community College

PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Community College (PCCC) has announced that all County residents who earn less than $80,000 per year may qualify to attend PCCC tuition-free, through the NJ Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) and the PCCC Foundation. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, and see if you qualify for a CCOG grant ...

4 Reasons Your Kids Don't Talk to You

Looking back at your teen years, you might say you wouldn’t want to repeat them, or that you were relieved when you moved on to college or a job. Understandably, you want to protect your children from that turmoil, and from what feels like a dangerous world. But they don’t talk to you, and don’t listen to you, and you worry even more.

“How can I ...

St. Joseph's Health Garners Three NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards

PATERSON, NJ - St. Joseph’s Health announced on Friday that the organization received three 2022 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes Awards. The Healthcare Heroes awards program was created to honor and recognize individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of Health Care in New Jersey.

“We are extremely proud of ...

Paterson Woman Arrested Following Carjacking Incident

August 14, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - A 31-year-old city woman was being transported to Paterson by two state employees Friday when she reportedly became “agitated” and assaulted the pair, before they were ultimately forced to exit the vehicle which the passenger then fled in with her seven-year-old child, law enforcement officials announced.

According to a statement released by Passaic County Prosecutor ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes Chief Health System Officer

August 17, 2022

Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce the arrival of Scott Leighty, FACHE, Executive Vice President, Chief Health System Officer.  An experienced leader in hospital performance and strategic growth, Leighty will lend his talents to the health system’s unwavering efforts to ensure extraordinary care and experiences for patients and their families.

Leighty will bring a ...

'The Nutty Professor of Sports' to Visit Wayne PAL Summer Camp

On Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 12 Noon – The Wayne PAL summer campers will get a visit from a Physics Guy. The guy who fixes you car is a mechanic. The guy who fixes your tennis serve is a biomechanic. The Nutty Professor of Sports is a physics guy who combines physics with biomechanics to help people throw and swing sports-related stuff with more power and less pain.

Prof. Don R.

Meet & Greet Ice Cream Social at Temple Beth Tikvah's Religious School

The struggle is real for Jewish young families.  Parents work full time, kids have school and homework, after school activities, weekend games and recitals.  Our schedules are filled to the brim.  How do we incorporate Hebrew School so our children can start learning about their Jewish heritage and create life-long friendships?

Join us at Temple Beth Tikvah's Religious ...