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...

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...