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Entire New Jersey House Delegation Pushes Back on New York State Mooching Off COVID-19 Transit Relief Funds

July 28, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, the entire New Jersey House delegation joined together against New York State’s attempt to mooch off hundreds of millions in federal COVID-19 transit relief from New Jersey. In a letter this week, the New Jersey delegation is urging the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to reaffirm its long-standing formulas and existing guidance which clearly ...

Paterson Woman Among Six Charged in Connection with Bergen County Kidnapping

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 ...

State Environmental Officials Take First Steps to Clean Up 23-mile Stretch of Water Leading to Newark Bay

NEWARK, NJ – Years of industrial processing which has contaminated miles of water along the Lower Hackensack River stretching from Oradell Dam to the mouth of Newark Bay is now planned to get cleaned up with some help from federal officials. 

State Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced on Friday that cleanup for the target area will ...

Belmar’s John Walsh Takes First Place in NJ’s ‘Your Voice, Your Shot’ Video Contest

TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during online voting — an announcement that was made ...

NJ HEROES TOO: A Successful Deployment of Publicly-Engaged Scholarship to Conduct COVID-19 Testing in Black and Latinx Communities

NEW JERSEY -- With the continual emergence of variants of the coronavirus, COVID-19 testing remains relevant, especially in Black and Latinx communities where the rate of vaccination is low. NJ HEROES TOO has devised an effective methodology of reaching members of communities that have been most adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

NJ HEROES TOO, an acronym for New Jersey Healthcare ...

Expansion at Harmony Village at CareOne Stanwick Road in Moorestown Will Strengthen Dementia Care

MOORESTOWN, NJ — Harmony Village at CareOne Stanwick Road in Moorestown is currently expanding their facilities in order to grow its program to care for dementia patients.

All of Harmony Village at CareOne’s residents suffer from some form of dementia, with the facility unique in the fact that its building is made up of separate “neighborhoods” where ...

Scotch Plains's John Lohn: Olympic Reporter This Summer, School Media Specialist in The Fall

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Little do most McGinn Elementary School students know that the school’s librarian is just as accomplished as the authors in the media center – because he is one.

John Lohn has lived in Scotch Plains for the past few years and soon will make a temporary stay in Tokyo at the Olympics next week. This is something of a routine trip for Lohn, the ...

$100,000 Donation From Pangaea Health Helps NJ Businesses Get Cannabis Business Training from CHT Accelerator

NEW JERSEY — Cognitive Harmony Technologies Accelerator (CHT Accelerator) has received a $100,000 donation from Pangaea Health and Wellness, LLC (Pangaea Health) for scholarships to put five social equity cannabis license applicants from New Jersey through the CHT Accelerator program.

CHT Accelerator is a joint venture by a team of cannabis business veterans who are software engineers ...

Sparta Police: Car Theft Crew Comes Up Empty Twice in One Morning, Leaves Man Behind

SPARTA, NJ — A 15-year-old from Newark was taken into custody after efforts to steal a car from two different Sparta residences were thwarted. At approximately 10:44 a.m. on Monday, July 5 Sparta Police got a call from a resident on Alpine Trail that someone was trying to steal the car from their driveway.  Lt. John Lamon said the resident’s daughter spotted a young black ...

Pedestrian Struck by Train in Montville

MONTVILLE, NJ – A female walking near the train tracks sustained serious injuries Thursday evening when she was struck by a train.

Montclair-Boonton train 1079 had departed Hoboken at 4:32 p.m. on its way to Hackettstown when it struck a female juvenile pedestrian at about 5:48 p.m., NJ Transit officials stated.

The accident occurred just west of Abbott Road in Montville.

The ...

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Entire New Jersey House Delegation Pushes Back on New York State Mooching Off COVID-19 Transit Relief Funds

July 28, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, the entire New Jersey House delegation joined together against New York State’s attempt to mooch off hundreds of millions in federal COVID-19 transit relief from New Jersey. In a letter this week, the New Jersey delegation is urging the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to reaffirm its long-standing formulas and existing guidance which clearly ...

Paterson Woman Among Six Charged in Connection with Bergen County Kidnapping

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 ...

State Environmental Officials Take First Steps to Clean Up 23-mile Stretch of Water Leading to Newark Bay

NEWARK, NJ – Years of industrial processing which has contaminated miles of water along the Lower Hackensack River stretching from Oradell Dam to the mouth of Newark Bay is now planned to get cleaned up with some help from federal officials. 

State Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced on Friday that cleanup for the target area will ...

Belmar’s John Walsh Takes First Place in NJ’s ‘Your Voice, Your Shot’ Video Contest

TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during online voting — an announcement that was made ...

NJ HEROES TOO: A Successful Deployment of Publicly-Engaged Scholarship to Conduct COVID-19 Testing in Black and Latinx Communities

NEW JERSEY -- With the continual emergence of variants of the coronavirus, COVID-19 testing remains relevant, especially in Black and Latinx communities where the rate of vaccination is low. NJ HEROES TOO has devised an effective methodology of reaching members of communities that have been most adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

NJ HEROES TOO, an acronym for New Jersey Healthcare ...

Expansion at Harmony Village at CareOne Stanwick Road in Moorestown Will Strengthen Dementia Care

MOORESTOWN, NJ — Harmony Village at CareOne Stanwick Road in Moorestown is currently expanding their facilities in order to grow its program to care for dementia patients.

All of Harmony Village at CareOne’s residents suffer from some form of dementia, with the facility unique in the fact that its building is made up of separate “neighborhoods” where ...

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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 ...

5 Cool Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

You’re finishing up your afternoon walk on a scorching 90-degree day when you feel a little dizzy. You check your pulse. It’s faster than normal. You’re sweating, and you feel a cramp in your left leg. Should you head indoors?

Yes, says Alexander Sarenac, MD, an emergency medicine physician with Atlantic AdvancED Urgent Care. “These are all signs of a health condition ...

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 ...

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

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 ...

Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

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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 ...

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 ...

Entire New Jersey House Delegation Pushes Back on New York State Mooching Off COVID-19 Transit Relief Funds

July 28, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, the entire New Jersey House delegation joined together against New York State’s attempt to mooch off hundreds of millions in federal COVID-19 transit relief from New Jersey. In a letter this week, the New Jersey delegation is urging the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to reaffirm its long-standing formulas and existing guidance which clearly ...

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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MARLBOROUGH, MA– Carol Ann Heath Olsen, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 13, ...
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