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Thousands Attend Grand Opening Ceremony of LifeTown in Livingston

September 13, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Thousands of people flocked to 10 Miracle Way in Livingston on Monday to celebrate the grand opening of LifeTown, a 53,000-square-foot facility that features a simulated downtown among other functional spaces. LifeTown was built by Friendship Circle founders Rabbi Zalman and Toba Grossbaum to help individuals with disabilities to experience inclusion while mastering life ...

Things to Do with Kids from September 11-17, 2019

As temperatures begin to change and fall starts to set in, chances are you good that you are looking for some fun activities to do with your children. You can celebrate National Play-Doh Day Sept. 16th by trying some of the activities listed below. Other activities you and your kids might want to try include taking in Dream Week at Just a Dream, participating in the 9th Annual STOP for ...

Just A Dream is a Dream Come True for All Ages

Marisa Palmer is not just a mompreneur – she’s one whose business supports other mompreneurs. Not only is everyone who works at Marisa’s Livingston, NJ-based store, Just a Dream, a mompreneur – many of the vendors she works with are mompreneurs too.

“We like to say we have ‘girl power’ here,” says Marisa.

Marisa says she loves being a ...

Brain Surgery Breakthrough and Other News from Atlantic Health System

On this AtlantiCast, see how Atlantic Health System is breaking new ground when it comes to brain surgery, learn about a new clinical trial into the treatment of melanoma, find out how Overlook Medical Center is turning trash into treasure and making health care more environmentally friendly and much more!

 

Gun Safety Legislation

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week:

Gun Safety Legislation

This week, Senator Bob Menendez called on upon Senate Majority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on gun safety measures. At a ...

Impact100 Essex Extends Grant Application Deadline, Adds Award Opportunities

September 16, 2019

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Impact100 Essex is extending the deadline for grant proposal submissions to September 26th. Essex County nonprofits seeking funds for a transformational, high impact project are encouraged to apply. This year’s grant winning proposal will receive a $120,000 grant. In addition, Impact100 Essex has announced that all of this year’s finalists will receive grant of at ...

Other NJ News: South Plainfield Man Charged with Possessing Destructive Devices

September 3, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The streets of South Plainfield were quiet on Labor Day morning, which residents say is unusual for a day of celebration the close-knit community looks forward to all year. 

Early Monday morning, the 62nd annual South Plainfield Labor Day Parade was canceled after authorities found a number of suspicious destructive devices near the home of fifty-five year old ...

Don't Leave Home Without It

I need to replace my wallet.

More accurately, it is a billfold, a name which blandly describes what it does. After years of riding in a dark pocket compressed mercilessly by 200 plus pounds of backside and being opened and closed many times a day, the poor thing has gotten kind of shabby.

It is worn and faded, just waiting to be torn at its flimsy perforation into two foldless bills.

My ...