Children’s Hospital Patient Inspires Her Family And Medical Team

Makkah Kennedy (Photo courtesy of CHoNJ)

NEWARK—September is Sickle Cell Anemia Month. During this time the Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, located at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ) at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center hopes to call attention to this condition by spotlighting a courageous young patient who continues to persevere in school and life despite medical setbacks.

PHOTO: Fanwood Crossing Opens

FANWOOD — Union County Freeholder Vernell Wright (3rd L) joined Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr (C), and Thomas Powers (L), Mario Checchio (2nd L) and David Checchio (3rd R) of Elite Properties at the official opening of the mixed use development known as Fanwood Crossing.