Press Releases

August 3, 2020

NEWTON, NJ- Close to five months have passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the County of Sussex continues to wait for reimbursement from the Murphy Administration of more than $690,000, for monies the county spent from its own budget for COVID-19 expenses, including testing and ...

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One of the key components of the Roselle Public Schools (RPS) “Return to Learn Plan” is community outreach. The district will be hosting two information sessions this week via Facebook Live to connect with parents and all other stakeholders. The first session will be tomorrow, August 4 at 9:30 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Crystal Plaza, named one of the best wedding venues 10 years in a row, is breaking ground and renovating for a new era in elegance. The expansion will include a new Penthouse Bridal Salon, Men’s Club, Atrium Ceremony Space and Grand Walkway.  “Not only will we be creating ...

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NJ Opioid Prevention Measure On Track To Become US Law MILLBURN – The United States House of Representatives is expected to consider a New Jersey-originated legislative initiative to help combat the nationwide opioid crisis. Rep. David Trone (D – Md.) is planning to introduce legislation ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE—The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS), a program of the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, announced today that it is one of 392 creators and artists selected for a New Music USA Project Grant. The 110 chosen projects demonstrate the imaginative, diverse, and high-quality work ...

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The following article was written by Dr. Su Wang, MD MPH, a primary care physician living with hepatitis B and president of the World Hepatitis Alliance, in recognition of World Hepatitis Day.  World Hepatitis Day is celebrated on July 28 and it is one of the only seven disease-specific days ...

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CASA of Middlesex County invites you to Toast 2020, to be held on Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Steakhouse 85 in New Brunswick. This year’s event honors the Founder, President and CEO of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ), John E. Harmon Sr., IOM.

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Message from Superintendent: Reopening Schools Town Hall WEST ORANGE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, NJ·SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2020·6 MINUTES Dear West Orange Families and Students, I hope this finds you all well and enjoying some degree of rest and relaxation with your friends and loved ones during the ...

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Join your similar minded colleagues for a virtual, complimentary Zoom to answer your questions on the state of local business! The Suburban Chamber of Commerce presents its First Friday Virtual Networking Breakfast. Featured speaker: Tom Bracken, President of The New Jersey State Chamber of ...

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WASHINGTON − The Internal Revenue Service provided a reminder today that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can help eligible taxpayers in need by providing favorable tax treatment for withdrawals from retirement plans and IRAs and allowing certain retirement plans to ...

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Franklin Lakes, NJ (7/31/2020) – BrainStorm Tutoring & Arts is launching innovative on-site and virtual offerings to guide parents and students through the school-at-home experience for the upcoming school year. Through these new offerings, parents can choose from customized home-based ...

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Recently, R. Alan Butler, Chief Executive Officer at Erickson Living, manager of Cedar Crest, Lantern Hill, and Seabrook in New Jersey, shared his unique insights about the overall impact of COVID-19 on the senior living industry and the differences between senior living communities and stand-alone ...

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Let's face it, this year has been a difficult one for many, with the global COVID-19 pandemic closing businesses and schools, moving the greater part of society indoors to the safety of their homes. Whether you are juggling working from home and taking care of the kids, or if you are home from ...

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Attention North Caldwell Optimum Customers: The Borough is aware of service issues being experienced by our Optimum customers. The Borough has been in touch with Optimum’s Area Director of Government Affairs and they have begun investigating their infrastructure. Additionally, a VIP service team ...

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The Summit Area YMCA (SAY) is excited to announce the date for its 2020 Saturday Night Laugh Out Loud (LOL) Charity Auction and Comedy Night for September 12, 2020 at 7:30pm! Because our top priority is your safety, the 2020 LOL event will take place online, through virtual livestream. Attendees ...

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Project Self-Sufficiency is seeking donations of funds to purchase new school supplies which will be distributed to hundreds of children during the month of August.  Due to the ongoing public health crisis, the agency will not be holding its annual in-person Back to School Fair.  However, new ...

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The Alliance for Safe Kids, Inc. (ASK) has been looking forward to hosting their inaugural fundraiser walk, #WalkTheTalk, this year which is designed to extend resource awareness and help provide financial sustainability for ASK due to the expiration of federal grant funding. Originally scheduled ...

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Letter to Treasury Secretary also decries pattern of indifference and antipathy to congressional oversight WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, today wrote to U.S. Treasury Steven Mnuchin calling out the Trump ...

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With Republicans cruelly allowing federal unemployment insurance to run out, Americans will feel terrible burden WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Senate Republicans letting federal unemployment insurance run out for millions of Americans during a pandemic, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Myles Plummer flashed a huge smile when he was done with his workout on the sun-splashed track at Union Catholic this past Monday morning. It was the first official summer practice for the Union Catholic cross-country team, and the rising junior distance running star was ...

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The Summit Area YMCA (SAY) is ecstatic to announce that the Berkeley Heights Community Pool at the YMCA is now open through September 27! We are excited to welcome the community to enjoy the brand new, state-of-the-art, Olympic sized, outdoor, heated pool surrounded by gorgeous natural landscaping ...

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  Lincroft, NJ: Brookdale Community College students Aidan Deluca, Cathleen Kane, and Valeska Yaninas, have been named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and were awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Brookdale. Deluca, Kane, and Yaninas are all members of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the ...

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The Chatham Emergency Squad is pleased to announce that it has selected recent Chatham High School graduate Rachel Koury as its 2020 recipient of the squad’s annual scholarship award.  Established in 2014 by Christine Grobert, a teacher at the Lafayette School, while serving as President of the ...

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Franklin Lakes, NJ  – BrainStorm Tutoring & Arts is launching innovative on-site and virtual offerings to guide parents and students through the school-at-home experience for the upcoming school year. Through these new offerings, parents can choose from customized home-based instruction for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – Maridian Properties, a Hoboken-based real estate developer and property manager with more than 100,000 square feet of commercial space and 200 residential units under management, has implemented a detailed re-occupancy plan that allows its commercial tenants and corporate employees to ...

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Smash Kids Cancer is hosting a live music concert performed by talented youths in the local area. All donations will benefit pediatric cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Tune in to Facebook Live on Saturday, August 1st, from 12 PM to 4:30 PM to watch the show.

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The 100th anniversary season of the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra (PSO) has been cut short as a result of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Although we may not gather in person to perform for our valued audience, we are eager to stay connected through our innovative virtual offerings. The PSO ...

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Morristown, New Jersey, July 30, 2020 – To meet demand for the comprehensive medical care needed for children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders, Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital today announced the opening of its expanded Valerie Fund Children’s Center. The new ...

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  PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE Expands Collaboration with Top Collegiate Musical Theater Programs to Streamline Online Audition Process During the Ongoing Pandemic     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Millburn, NJ (July 31,2020) Paper Mill Playhouse announces the renewal of the Musical ...

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