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  • Jersey City: Peace Care Community Health Fair
    Source: Peace Care NJ.org For more more than 125 years, Peace Care New Jersey has offered short-term post-hospitalization rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing care in Jersey City NJ. The Peace Care St. Joseph’s campus in the Journal Square area hosts 139 beds in the historic former home of St. Joseph’s… Read more »
  • A Healthier NJ Includes Art and Culture
    Sources: NJ Spotlight.com: NJ Dept Health and Human Services Congratulations to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Rutgers University for the ambitious and comprehensive plan to Build a Culture of Health in New Jersey. Collaborative, inclusive, and thoughtful, the plan clearly outlines priorities and policies to improve health, equity and… Read more »
  • June 22 Rock Music Benefit For Red Bank Food Pantry
    Sources: UnderMySkinForLife.org, LunchBreak New Jersey Lunch Break freely provides life’s basic necessities: food, clothing and fellowship for our community members in need. As a caring community, Lunch Break freely provides food, clothing, life skills and fellowship to those in need in Monmouth County and beyond. Click here for non-perishable food… Read more »
  • Featured Video: Aphasia Awareness
    Aphasia Awareness: National Association · NJ Affiliates · FAQ Quiz · Adler Aphasia Center.org Aphasia is a language disorder that impairs the expression and understanding of spoken language, reading and writing. It occurs most often from a stroke or brain injury. This frustrating condition affects a person’s ability to communicate,… Read more »
  • Nutley NJ “Tan Mom” Tanning Bed Addict Placed in Medically-Induced Coma
    Source: NJ Patch According to Yahoo.com, Patricia Krentcil, the Nutley New Jersey woman known as “Tan Mom,” is currently on life support in a battle with pneumonia. The New York Daily News and US Weekly report that according to Krentcil’s music producer Adam Barta, she was placed in a medically… Read more »
  • Jon Stewart Testifies To Congress For Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund
    Sources: NPR.com; CBS News.com Veteran comedian and native New Jerseyan Jon Stewart testified at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on funding for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund this week. “As I sit here today, I can’t help but think what an incredible metaphor this room is for the entire… Read more »
  • Seaside Heights: Lifeguard saves life of choking baby on boardwalk
    Source: Asbury Park Press When Seaside Heights lifeguard Peter LaQuaglia reported for work on the morning of June 7, he recalled a sense of apprehension in the air. During roll call, Seaside Heights Beach Patrol captain Rob Connor warned his mostly college-aged crew that it felt like one of those… Read more »
  • Anonymously obtain free naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses in New Jersey on June 18
    Source: NJBiz.com New Jerseyans will be able to visit participating pharmacies and anonymously obtain naloxone at no cost on June 18, without an individual prescription or an appointment. Naloxone will be available at select locations of chain pharmacies such as Walgreens, Rite Aid, ShopRite, and CVS as well as at… Read more »
  • NJ Police Support Special Olympics; Kidney Donor Emergency
    Sources: News 12 New Jersey Police officers from all across New Jersey participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the New Jersey Special Olympics by running with the Special Olympics torch from the northern to southern parts of the state. By the end of the day, more than 3000… Read more »
  • Featured Video: Summer Blood Drive 2019
    Summer Blood Donations: New Jersey Red Cross · Central Jersey Blood Center · Community Blood Services · Eligibility Guidelines (Vitalant) Source: Community Blood Services · Red Blood Cells have a shelf life of about 35 days. · Each blood donation is tested for HIV, Hepatitis B & C, Syphilis, West… Read more »