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Strange Seeds in Your Mailbox? Report, Don’t Plant Them, NJDA Says

August 2, 2020

NEW JERSEY — The New Jersey Department of Agriculture offered advice Wednesday after it got reports of individuals receiving unsolicited seeds through the mail from China.

“Unsolicited seeds could be invasive, introduce diseases to local plants or be harmful to livestock,” the NJDA said in a press release. “Sometimes the seeds are sent in packages stating that the ...

Five New Coronavirus Cases in Caldwell Monday; Three New Cases in West Caldwell

CALDWELL, NJ — There were five new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Caldwell on Monday, and three additional cases confirmed in West Caldwell, according to data provided by Essex County.

There have been 120 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Caldwell since the start of the pandemic. The total number of deaths in the township attributed to the coronavirus is 11. In West Caldwell, there ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center to Host Virtual 5K for Community and Global Health

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to raise funds for various community and global health initiatives, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) invites area residents to bike, run, walk or swim on Sunday, Aug. 9 as part of a virtual 5K for CycleRed.

SBMC is committed to being “in and of the communities” it services. The Social Impact and Community Investment (SICI) practice is a ...

New Jersey Has Spent Only a Fraction of $2.4B Federal COVID-19 Aid, Legislative Sources Say

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

While Gov. Phil Murphy complained Wednesday about the latest federal stimulus proposal from Senate Republicans and its lack of funding for states, New Jersey has spent less than 3% of the ...

Caldwell, West Caldwell, Roseland Each Have One New COVID-19 Case

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — There was one new case of COVID-19 each in Caldwell, West Caldwell and Roseland on Tuesday, according to data released by Essex County.

There has been a total of 112 confirmed coronavirus cases in Caldwell since the start of the pandemic. West Caldwell has had 266 confirmed cases and Roseland has had 87 cases.

Essex County reported 37 new cases of the virus on ...

Seniors In Place: Questions You Might Forget to Ask When Hiring a Caregiver

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Asking the right questions is one of the most important steps in hiring a caregiver. Not asking the right questions can be dangerous, expensive, and, ultimately, time-consuming.

Adam Blecker, President, Seniors In Place as well as President, Home Health Services Association of New Jersey has vast experience recruiting the best of the best caregivers for elderly ...

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YMCA Plans Safe Restart of Swim Lessons

July 29, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The West Essex YMCA plans to reopen for adult and child swim lessons on Aug. 1 after a months-long hiatus due to the pandemic. 

The Y will offer both group and private swim lessons at its indoor pool, in accordance with new health and safety measures set by local, state, and national health authorities. The guidelines are designed to protect swimmers and staff, and call ...

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Butterfly Tent Safari Opens at Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland

August 5, 2020

ROSELAND, NJ — The Butterfly Tent Safari at the Essex County Environmental Center will be held from Monday, Aug. 3 to Friday, Aug. 14.

The Butterfly Tent Safari will feature live butterflies and a butterfly take-away craft for all ages making it a great experience for families to enjoy. The usual program has been modified to promote social distancing and visitors are required ...

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The Food Trucks are Rolling into Roseland!

August 5, 2020

THIS SATURDAY IS THE BIG DAY! Come enjoy delicious eats, great music & an all around great family fun filled day, Social Distancing style, of course!

Going to be a great day at The Roseland Summer Food Truck Festival

Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 80 Laurel Ave, Roseland, NJ ... 17 delicious Gourmet Food Trucks, live music, Beer, Sangria & margarita ...

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New Jersey's COVID-19 Advertising Campaign Targets 30-something's 'Risky Behaviors'

August 6, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – The state’s new advertising campaign to raise awareness for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing is targeting, among others, the 30-and-under population because of the “risky behaviors” they have exhibited.

Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said the “For Each Other, For Us All” campaign is debuting this week in advertising across TV, radio, ...