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2013 Freezing for a Reason polar bear plunge. Photo courtesy: Lauren Washburn.

‘Freezing for a Reason’ Polar Bear Plunge for Suicide Prevention

2-18-14
The Second Annual "Freezing for a Reason AC" polar bear plunge Feb. 23 will raise money and awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
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JDMF Run to Benefit Struggling Pirl Family

2-17-14
The Jay Dooley Memorial Foundation has organized a run on Feb. 23, to benefit the Pirl family, which is struggling after a major accident and Hurricane Sandy.

Princeton offers second dose of meningitis vaccine

2-16-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is offering booster shots for students and staff who received the meningitis B vaccine last December. The second dose will be available from Monday through Thursday at the school's Frist Campus Center. ...

Rodman out of rehab: ‘I’m not an alcoholic’

2-14-14
Dennis Rodman checked into an alcohol-rehabilitation center to reevaluate his life, not give up drinking. "I needed to decompress from all the things I was going through," Rodman said Friday by phone from Miami. "I was trying to get this game going ...
Ethan and Jason Sandlofer at A Cycle for Survival event. Photo courtesy of Jason Sandlofer.

E’s Biker Buddies: First Children’s Only Cycle Event for Cancer Research

2-14-14
Seven-year-old Ethan Sandlofer is hosting the first Cycle for Survival event for kids only, to raise money for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in memory of his mother.

Child mauled by dogs in NJ remains critical

2-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A child who Newark police say had been left alone in a city apartment remained in critical condition Thursday after being seriously mauled by two pit bulls. The 10 year-old boy's condition was upgraded to critical but stable on ...

Former NJ chiropractor convicted of tax fraud

2-7-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former chiropractor from New Jersey has been convicted on tax fraud charges. The U.S. Department of Justice says David Moleski was found guilty by a federal jury in New Jersey on Thursday on 14 counts, including failing to ...

CDC: Cruise ship bug was newer norovirus strain

2-6-14
ATLANTA (AP) — A new strain of stomach bug was the virus responsible for almost 700 recent illnesses on a Caribbean cruise ship. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday said by the new Sydney strain of norovirus was the cause of ...
Runners at the 2013 Cupid's Chase event in Princeton. Photo credit: Kathryn Sampson, Community Options Inc.

Cupid’s Chase 5K in 6 NJ Towns to Help Disabled

2-6-14
Cupid's Chase 5K events are being hosted in six New Jersey towns to raise money for Community Options, Inc., a non-profit that helps disabled community members.

Mayor: NYC needs blood donations

2-5-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says New York City needs blood donations. The New York Blood Center says dozens of blood drives have been canceled because of winter storms. Fewer people are showing up at blood drives that ...