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More Than 500 Participate in Fifth Annual Caroline Fund 5K in Caldwell

September 16, 2018

CALDWELL, NJ — After a week of overcast skies, the sun finally shone brightly on Saturday for the more than 500 runners and walkers who participated in the fifth annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk for brain cancer research.

The participants gathered at the St. Aloysius Church in Caldwell for the event, which is held in memory of Caldwell resident Caroline Vandemark and to raise funds for ...

Fifth Annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk to Support Brain Cancer Research

CALDWELL, NJ — The fifth annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk for brain cancer research, which has attracted up to 800 participants in recent years, will be held on Sept. 15 in memory of Caldwell resident Caroline Vandemark and in effort to raise funds for the research being preformed by Vandemark's surgeons at Hackensack University Medical Center in her name.

The event is hosted by ...

Join a Walk to Help Raise Critically Needed Awareness and Funds for Alzheimer’s

SUCCASUNNA, NJ – Residents of Morris and Essex counties will have an opportunity to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease by participating in upcoming Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in Succasunna and West Orange on Sept. 9 and Sept. 29, respectively.

“Every step forward strengthens the Alzheimer’s Association vision of a world ...

Saint Barnabas Patient in Need of Living Kidney Donor

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient who is in renal failure and on dialysis three times a week is currently seeking a living kidney donor.

Nick Sauter is a Little Falls resident who played football for Rutgers University from 1973 to 1977 and is a parishioner of the St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Little Falls. He has three grandchildren that he would like to ...

Saint Barnabas Achieves Highest National Honor for Nursing Excellence

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston achieved Magnet recognition this month as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care.

According to SBMC, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. With this ...

West Caldwell Introduces Ordinance to Prohibit Growth, Sale of Marijuana

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — As the state continues to consider legalizing marijuana, allowing for the distribution and consumption of the drug within New Jersey’s borders, West Caldwell Councilman Stanley Hladik, legal and personnel liaison for the township, introduced an amendment to a zoning ordinance on Tuesday that would prohibit the growth and sale of recreational marijuana within the ...

Local Expert Shares Knowledge on How to Reduce Drowning Risks

WEST ORANGE, NJ - In follow-up to his recent message to the public on why water safety is more than just a summertime concern, Roman Martens, owner of the British Swim School NJ The Oranges, shared the following tips on what can be done to lower the risk of drownings and near-drownings.

Designate a "water watcher."
Learn and practice lifesaving skills. Know the basics of ...

West Essex First Aid Squad Receives Grants to Replace Ambulance & More

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Ninety percent of the cost to purchase a new ambulance and digital communications system for the West Essex First Aid Squad (WEFAS) will be covered thanks to two Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants that were awarded to the volunteer group in order to help the WEFAS better serve its communities.

In addition to purchasing a new ambulance to replace an ...

Why New Jersey Walks for A World Without Alzheimer’s

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — This fall, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ) will launch five Walk To End Alzheimer’s events throughout the Garden State. Thousands of New Jerseyans will join in this venture who walk in memory of their mothers, fathers, grandparents, and loved ones—more than 2,300 lost last year alone—from Alzheimer’s ...

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