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FDA Approves First Drug that Delays Decline Due to Alzheimer’s

June 16, 2021

CHICAGO — During Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month in June, the Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically announced the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of aducanumab (Biogen/Eisai) for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. 

As this is the first FDA-approved drug that delays decline due to Alzheimer’s disease, ...

NJ Dentist Uses Dental Lasers to Painlessly Treat Patients

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, spoke with TAPintoTV about the laser technology he uses at his practice, New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, and the many benefits this technology offers to his patients, notably the absence of pain for many dental procedures. “It’s probably the best technology that you could use in dentistry,” DalBon said. 

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Three Saint Barnabas Professionals Named Among Livingston’s Most Inspiring Women

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three staff members from Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) and RWJBarnabas Health were recently honored for their outstanding service to the Livingston community when the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) teamed up with the Livingston Township Council to host the first annual Inspiring Women of Livingston awards ceremony.

Dr. Kristin Fless ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center Inducts New Medical Staff Leadership

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The nearly 1,600 attending physicians at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) recently elected leaders among the group to serve two-year terms as Medical Staff Officers.

Inducted at the Quarterly Medical Staff Meeting in April were Alan Garten, MD, who will serve as Medical Staff President as well as First Vice President Michael Addis, MD; Second Vice President John ...

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Metro YMCA of the Oranges Celebrates Pride Month with Virtual 5K

June 17, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges invites the community to join the Y for its first Outside with Pride Virtual 5K on June 25-27, 2021. This event will be an opportunity to support our LGBTQ+ friends and neighbors while acknowledging the important history of the LGBTQ movement in our society, and raising awareness about progress still needed to achieve full equality. 

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Essex County Offers $10,000 Reward for Information Concerning Maplewood Man's Death

June 16, 2021

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Essex County is offering a $10,000 reward for information in the Moussa Fofana murder case, according to Maplewood Mayor Frank McGehee.

“If you know anything, please step forward," he said. "We need you."

Maplewood Police Chief Jim DeVaul noted on Monday that although victims of violent crime "may be statistics," they are also real ...

Cedar Grove Man Gets 30-Month Prison Sentence for Aggravated Assault

NEWARK, NJ — A Cedar Grove resident who is a member of the Lucchese Crime Family was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in prison for planning and carrying out an aggravated assault on the husband of one of the former stars of the TV series “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.” 

Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced the sentencing of 44-year-old John Perna, ...

Fundraising for Fofana Family Blows Past its Goal, Reaches Over $100K

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The community is rallying around the Fofana family in a big way this week. 

Less than two days after Moussa Fofana was shot and killed at Underhill Field Sunday night, Fredrik Hoffmann was looking for a way to help. Although he had been a senior at Columbia High School when Moussa was a freshman, Hoffmann remembered him fondly. They had practiced soccer ...

Lackawanna Cutoff Restoration Proposed for Passenger Trains

June 4, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — Passenger trains between New York and Pennsylvania might return to the Lackawanna Cutoff, a historic rail right-of-way connecting Roxbury and the Delaware Water Gap.

The government-subsidized, quasi-public corporation is including a revival of the long-dormant Cutoff as part of a plan to restore long-distance passenger rail service between New York City and Scranton, ...

NJ Dentist Uses Dental Lasers to Painlessly Treat Patients

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, spoke with TAPintoTV about the laser technology he uses at his practice, New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, and the many benefits this technology offers to his patients, notably the absence of pain for many dental procedures. “It’s probably the best technology that you could use in dentistry,” DalBon said. 

DalBon ...

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Mar 23, 1932 - Jun 2, 2018
Obituary - Donald J. Cooney, March 23, 1932 to June 2, 2018 Donald J. Cooney, 86, of North ...
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