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...

Healthy U is a “Go” for new school year at Hunterdon County YMCA

Source: Hunterdon County YMCA The HCYMCA joined YMCAs throughout New Jersey in celebrating the annual Healthy U Fall kickoff on Oct. 26. In New Jersey, one out of every three school age children is either overweight or obese putting them at risk of developing serious health...

Hillside: 6,000 hand-made pink symbols of love for cancer survivors

Source: Debra Chandler didn’t know the lady handing out the pink Breast Cancer Awareness symbols in downtown Newark. But Chandler, a 14-year survivor, and others participating in the annual breast cancer walkk were moved to hug Brenda Bayley when they learned what...

A Condom That Changes Color If You Have An STD

Source: Finding out if your partner has an sexually transmitted infection can soon be as easy as knowing your colors. A group of 13- and 14-year-old students at London’s Isaac Newton Academy wanted to “make detecting harmful STIs safer than ever before” without...