Medicine Chest Challenge Cleans Up Over A Ton Of Unwanted Medicine In NJ

STATE – On Nov. 13, the American Medicine Chest Challenge — a public health initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and a statewide day of disposal of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine — was held in 100 communities throughout New Jersey, and resulted in thousands of residents disposing of over a ton of unused, unwanted, and expired medicine.

November Is Diabetes Awareness Month

STATE — In observance of World Diabetes Day and Diabetes Awareness Month, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh recommended that all New Jersey residents reduce their salt and sweet intake during the holidays and be aware of the risk factors, signs and symptoms of this serious health concern.

Church Offers Jesus’ Good News of Acceptance

SCOTCH PLAINS — Jesus loved and spent time with people that society deemed as unacceptable or worthless. Sometimes today people feel like they are outsiders, different or unworthy. Recently the news has highlighted the harsh reality of bullying and hate within our schools and communities.

Kenilworth Students Receive Dictionaries

KENILWORTH – Students in two third grade classes at St. Theresa School in Kenilworth recently received their own student dictionaries, donated with the help of the Kenilworth Rotary Club and presented by Dr. Jay Gilden, DC of Kenilworth.

“…wwmjd (the kid was not His son)…”

I’ll simply start off by saying that…I liked Michael Jackson, especially his early days with the Jackson Five…but, of course, when he passed away, thousands upon thousands of fans came out of the woodwork to celebrate his life and his music…