Press Releases

July 3, 2020

Jeana M. Piscatelli ’01 ’02M is university’s first woman elected board chair; Miles J. Austin III ’18, Tasha A. Youngblood Brown ’97 ’03M, Jeremy Grunin, and James S. Vaccaro III elected to Board of Trustees WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – At its June 18 meeting, the Monmouth University Board of ...

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HARDYSTON, NJ – Following Governor Murphy’s announcement that New Jersey could begin reopening summer day camp on July 6, the Sussex County YMCA is set to safely welcome children back for the 2020 camp season. For several weeks, the YMCA has been preparing to safely offer camp in light of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Each Wednesday, the Chatham United Methodist Church at 460 Main Street in Chatham Borough holds its weekly food drive.  Despite the local economy slowly coming to life, unemployment remains....and will remain for some time to come. We are in desperate need of donations to feed our ...

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CLARK, NJ - The primary election is coming on July 7.  Three Democratic candidates are running for Town Council against incumbent members.  Here is a look at the candidates:

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Diversity Council is hosting Just Mercy - Civil Rights Learning Opportunity - Group Watch & Discussion Panel.  The movie, Just Mercy, based on the life work of Civil Rights attorney Bryan Stevenson, was available to rent for free during the month of ...

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The Irish Business Association (IBA) of New Jersey has donated $6,000 to four local organizations to support their Covid-19 efforts. The association donated $2,000 to the nonprofits Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services and Community Access Unlimited and $1,000 each to the Trinitas Health Foundation ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison YMCA Toddler students James Vinciguerra, Benton Miller, and Madeline Calvo, all age 2, enjoy the warm weather with outdoor water play as part of their developmentally rich Creative Curriculum at the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA. Interested in ...

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Parsippany - Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce issued the following statement on New Jersey's Senior Freeze savings program and the impact of today's Assembly vote on the revised State Worker Furlough Plan: "The Governor’s reworked version of the Legislature's state furlough plan was a major ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Starting on Monday, July 6 at 10 a.m., Berkeley Heights Public Library patrons will be able to pickup library materials placed on hold before the quarantine closing. Please read the attached document to understand the precautions we are taking to keep everyone safe. After ...

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WASHINGTON - On June 30, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to include Congressman Josh Gottheimer’s (NJ-5) amendment — that would require the U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT) to publish a “Doomsday” contingency plan if the North River train tunnel underneath the Hudson River would ...

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Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) today voted for the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), which reauthorizes surface transportation programs through Fiscal Year 2025 and provides significant investment in America’s infrastructure. It includes transportation infrastructure priorities ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Following Governor Murphy’s announcement that New Jersey could begin reopening summer camp on July 6, the Wayne YMCA is set to safely welcome children back for the 2020 camp season. For several weeks, the YMCA has been preparing to safely offer camp in light of COVID-19. Many new ...

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As New Jersey continues under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus, please know that our district office remains available to serve constituents by phone and email. Included below are links to information that you may find helpful, along with important state and national news updates related ...

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SPARTA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT EARNS THIRD PLACE IN STATEWIDE SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST PROTECTING NEW JERSEY’S RARE WILDLIFE Lauren Johnson from Sparta High School honored in 5th Annual “Species on the Edge 2.0 Social Media Contest” in live-streamed virtual awards ceremony   Trenton, New Jersey – ...

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STILLWATER, NJ – Following Governor Murphy’s announcement that New Jersey could begin reopening summer day camp on July 6, Fairview Lake YMCA Camps is set to safely welcome children back for the 2020 camp season. For several weeks, the YMCA has been preparing to safely offer camp in light of ...

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Four recent area graduates received scholarships for students pursuing health care field-related degrees from funds managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. Emma Fiske and Molly McClelland received the Kothari Family Fund Health Care Scholarship. The Kothari Fund Health Care ...

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The Plainfield Public School District will hold a Reopening of Schools Listening Session on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. for all parents and guardians of students returning to school for the 2020-2021 School Year. The listening session is design to get parents input regarding parents’ ...

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This year’s summer reading theme at the Scotch Plains Public Library is “Imagine Your Story.” On Monday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m., join the library staff via Zoom to navigate the Night Sky with astrono-educator Bob Reichman. If the Big Dipper and Orion’s Belt are all you know in the night sky, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Following Governor Murphy’s announcement that New Jersey could begin reopening summer day camp on July 6, the Greater Bergen County YMCA is set to safely welcome children back for the 2020 camp season. For several weeks, the YMCA has been preparing to safely offer camp in light ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – July 1, 2020 – The Diabetes Foundation, the go-to organization for answers and resources for people living with diabetes in New Jersey, recently announced new and expanded online programming as New Jersey’s COVID-19 restrictions and limitations continue with respect to public ...

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For nearly 20 years, Josh Wang, owner of Manhattan Bagel (Westfield & Union locations), has been a staple of the local community.  Working with local advertising agency The ZAP Group, Josh is taking on a branding overhaul including a new website and a social media presence on ...

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What do health care professionals, social justice advocates, working families’ activists, environmentalists and a Baptist pastor have in common, right here in Piscataway? They’ve all endorsed Piscataway’s Column A Democrats in this important primary: Bill Irwin for Mayor, with Ralph Johnson, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Recently reopened after NJ’s COVID-19 restrictions, Venus Jewelers, a 5th generation mainstay of Franklin Township, is optimistic about the future. The challenging past few months have proved to the 5-Star Google rated business that couples are not letting a pandemic stand in the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – Following Governor Murphy’s announcement that New Jersey could begin reopening summer camp on July 6, the West Essex YMCA is set to safely welcome children back for the 2020 camp season. For several weeks, the YMCA has been preparing to safely offer camp in light of COVID-19.

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Creative minds that are looking for a side hustle -- LISTEN UP! So how can you use your talents, and share an important message while having an additional income stream? If there was a way for you to have YOUR OWN ONLINE TEE SHIRT AND MERCH STORE would this interest you? One social issue ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Following Governor Murphy’s announcement that New Jersey could begin reopening summer camp on July 6, the South Mountain YMCA is set to safely welcome children back for the 2020 camp season. For several weeks, the YMCA has been preparing to safely offer camp in light of COVID-19.

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Get ready and get back to some of your favorite classes at the Y! After 3 long months of quarantine, the Summit Area YMCA is now offering outdoor group exercise classes, small group training and personal training sessions (weather permitting)! Members can now enjoy Barre, Bootcamp, Cardio, HIIT, ...

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  According to recent Executive Orders, the Warren Township Committee is updating residents as to the status of Warren Township’s recreation facilities.   Fields are open to organized sports and activities by permitted use ...

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Eight area graduating seniors recently received scholarships from the Big 30 Athletic Fund at Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation.  The Big 30 Athletic Fund established a scholarship fund at the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation in late 2019 to continue the organization’s effort to ...

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Humorist and author Jamie Novak will present Writing your New, Clutter-free Chapter on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. You can register to join this virtual presentation from the South Brunswick Public Library on the Library's Events Calendar at http://www.sbpl.info  Registration is required.

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