Seaside Heights: Overdoses, Underage Drinking Arrests Lead to Beach Club Shutdown

Source: A Memorial Day weekend party led to four arrests for underage drinking and six overdose calls at a local club, compelling local officials to try to close the establishment. Police Chief Thomas Boyd confirmed the arrests and overdose calls at Karma, a Seaside...

Exotic Tick Species Found In Union County

Source: NJ Department of Agriculture This week, confirmation was made by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) that the longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) was found at the Watchung Reservation in Union County. Samples had been originally collected in May of...

Clifton: Meridian Health/Seton Hall Med School Gets 1000 applications in first week

Source: In less than a week, nearly 1,000 people applied to the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University, New Jersey’s first new medical school in 50 years. By May 15, according to the school’s founding dean Bonita Stanton,...

Lincroft: KEYS Academy opens to help students with addiction

Source: In an effort to open new doors for students who battle addiction, a new high school was created in Lincroft by local educational and non-profit organizations. The Knowledge Empowers Youth and Sobriety (KEYS) Academy Recovery High School is the result of...

2017 In Review: The Year’s “Jersey-est” Your HHRS News Stories Part 2

Click Here For Part 1 More of 2017’s most noteable news stories: 2017 started with Jersey Shore Polar Plunges: thousands gathered to take a VERY quick dip in the ocean. But it was for the purpose of raising funds for the New Jersey Special Olympics, so they certainly...

2017 In Review: The Year’s “Jersey-est” Your HHRS News Stories

MAN OF THE YEAR: Mike “Micky Magic” Gomez, Union City. Gomez leads a double life of sorts — as a magician performing at local schools and an Affordable Care Act-certified smoking cessation counselor. Healthy lifestyle tips are regularly incorporated into his...