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Participants in the Lifeline Challenge to Healthy Living program. Photo courtesy of Justine McCarthy.

Clara Maass Medical Foundation Hosts Run/Walk For Healthy Living After-School Program

10-9-14
Clara Maass Medical Foundation is hosting its annual 5K Run and 2K Fun Walk to raise money for the Lifeline Challenge to Healthy Living program, which teaches healthy living habits to third and fourth grade students in three counties.
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Bergen Community College Pres.: Health Care Program Expanding to Meet Demand

10-8-14
Bergen Community College President Kaye Walter says that the school's health care program is expanding in order to meet the demand.

Utility, Sesame Street tout emergency preparedness

10-7-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest utility is teaming with the producers of television's Sesame Street to help families prepare for major emergencies such as hurricanes, tornados and floods. Public Service Electric and Gas Sesame Workshop ...

More New Jersey schools offer students breakfast

10-7-14
BOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) — More low-income children in New Jersey are getting breakfast at school. Advocates for Children of New Jersey on Tuesday released a report that shows schools in the state are feeding breakfast to about 75,000 more children. ...

High school cancels football season over bullying

10-7-14
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey town is reeling after its high school football season was cut short by allegations of bullying and harassment among players. Sayreville War Memorial High has been a powerhouse, winning three sectional titles ...
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Sayreville HS Football Faces Hazing Allegations

10-6-14
Sayreville High School officials canceled last week's football game after allegations of hazing surfaced.
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‘Week of Respect’ Kicks Off Anti-Bullying Effort in Newark

10-6-14
Newark is encouraging tolerance as part of its "Week of Respect" anti-bullying campaign.
Victor Shengkan Jin says it is important to find a drug for type 2 diabetes that attacks the root cause of the disease and not just symptoms. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Attacking Type 2 Diabetes from a New Direction with Encouraging Results

10-6-14
A Rutgers researcher is developing a drug aimed at treating the root cause of type 2 diabetes and reversing the disease.

Motto engraved on library gets lost in translation

10-6-14
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (AP) — The Latin motto engraved on the wall of a new library in southern New Jersey got lost in translation. Officials had thought the phrase "Nos Secundus Coniecto Omnia" meant "we confirm all things twice." But it actually means ...

New Jersey libraries offering high school degrees

10-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Adults in New Jersey will soon be able to earn high school degrees through an online program being offered at some libraries. The state library announced the program Monday. The program will be free for the students because ...