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5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk

The South Amboy YMCA invites you to join them for a 5K and 1 mile family fun run/walk event on Saturday, November 22, 11:00 am at the Raritan Bay Waterfront Park in South Amboy. All proceeds from the run will support the…

Elizabeth Peña dead at age 55

Elizabeth Peña, the locally-born actress best known for her roles in Rush Hour and La Bamba, is dead at age 55, according to her nephew Mario-Francisco Robles, writer at the Latino Review, who announced that the beloved Hispanic actress died…

New York City doctor has Ebola

A New York City doctor who returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea recently, has tested positive for the disease. Dr. Craig Spencer, reportedly exhibiting symptoms that include fever and gastrointestinal problems, was transported to Bellevue Hospital in an ambulance staffed by…

Demand for blood donations prompts action

New Jersey Blood Services is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency. In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives…

Leagues seek to stop sports betting

The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion in court for restraining order to prevent New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend. Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday that partially repealed the law prohibiting sports…

Seeking blood donors

New Jersey Blood Services is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency. In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives…