On Friday, the NJ Board of Public Utilities approved the states first offshore wind farm to PSEG and Orsted, a Danish energy company.  The proposed 1,100-megawatt Ocean Wind project will be located 15 miles off the coast of Atlantic City.  The megaproject is expected to bring 15,000 jobs, $1.17 billion in economic benefits and power approximately 500,000 homes. “this will...
Isaiah House, a 100-bed transitional shelter in East Orange, N.J., is hosting an online auction from noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13 to Saturday, Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. The auction features more than 60 items, services and experiences donated by individuals and businesses throughout the surrounding community. It is the first auction in the organization’s history to assist with...
Photo courtesy of AB Marketing Group/Iron Culture.
On June 24, Iron Culture, New Jersey’s first and only high-end hardcore gym, held a grand opening event to celebrate its new 7,500-square-foot fitness center in Cedar Knolls, N.J. The grand opening event featured officials from the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, Iron Culture’s management team and top bodybuilder Shaun Clarida, an award-winning IFBB professional who regularly frequents the...
In the throes of summer, New York City has a tendency to heat up pretty quickly – with weeklong spells that find temperatures hovering near 100 degrees. Boaters must still be mindful of cooler water temperatures, where prolonged exposure to 70-degree water can lead to a loss of muscle function or worse. Experts from ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina, the city’s...
Golden Nugget Spa
With the mission statement for the Golden Nugget Atlantic City Spa & Salon being, “Relax. Renew. Revitalize,” this day spa truly lives up to its promises. The goal of offering an array of services and experiences that leaves one feeling relaxed and revitalized is absolutely met the moment one takes a step into the soothing space. Golden Nugget is a...
Marketsmith Inc., the largest independent full-service marketing agency in New Jersey, in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety (“LPS”), has launched a statewide “Take Control of Your Destiny” advertising campaign. The goal is to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, a contributing factor in more than half of moderate to severe crashes...
Jessie Villars is a testament to the healing power of cannabis and the industry’s ability to pay it forward to those suffering.  “I started as a patient in Medical Marijuana for five years, there have been many benefits. I started making my own edibles and people liked it. And then I got involved in a store,” Villars said regarding...
increase efficiency
It is vital to increase efficiency in today’s fast-moving lifestyle with people being accustomed to instant access to everything from information to money in both personal and professional personas. When one feels they lagging behind in some, or all areas, five ideas should be considered for increasing efficiency and adding depth to one’s life by assisting with time management. ...
Ronald McDonald House New York now has a Caregivers Integrative Wellness Program in an initiative to lend even more of a support network for those caring for their ill children. To provide comfort to the women, and men, that agonize about their little ones, the house now has the Blavatnik Family Foundation Wellness Center - a first of its...
Sherrie Campbell
Dr. Sherrie Campbell provides a roadmap to find recovery from difficult toxic family relationships. The doctor wrote “But It’s Your Family…Cutting Ties with Toxic Family Members and Loving Yourself in the Aftermath” (Morgan James Publishing, April; 204 pages, Trade Paperback), to help those circumventing life’s path away from harsh family dealings to get on track to a healthy life...
Today NYNJ is headed to Union County, New Jersey to meet up with Lisa Sorensen and visit her one of a kind yoga studio in Rahway. Where were you born and raised? I was born in Plainfield, raised in Westfield and nourished for over 10 years by the Los Angeles California sunshine. Where did you attend college and what was your major? Rutgers...
Photo courtesy of the Wellmont Theater
The Wellmont Theater in Montclair, N.J., has announced a partnership with the Mental Health Association (MHA) of Essex and Morris Inc., to recognize September as “National Suicide Prevention Month.” The theater is set to work with the organization throughout September to make suicide prevention resources and donation opportunities available to audience members. These will be both online and in...
To quote the great Steppenwolf circa 1968 in order to head out on the highway you have to keep your motor running. In other words, in order to keep living on the highway of life you must be physically active. By definition exercise means activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain/improve health and fitness. That alone sounds daunting...
As the battle against COVID-19 rages on, the number of food-insecure people in Essex County, NJ, may rise to a staggering 17.4% by year’s end, with the greatest concentration found in New Jersey’s most populated city, Newark. Families are facing other troubles, as well, including employment loss and staying current on rent payments, plus the “digital divide” emerging with...
breathwork
A free workshop for guided breathwork healing is the perfect prescription to reboot one’s energy. With a pandemic in full force, it is vital to find ways to heal, relax, and destress in order to stay healthy and move forward. Known healer Jay Bradley, founder of Breathe On It, is the perfect person to take one on a breathwork journey....
Water safety statistics are scary stuff. Did you know: Drowning is the number one cause of injury-related death for children ages one to four. Drowning kills nearly 1,000 children every year. Formal swimming lessons reduce the likelihood of childhood drowning by 88 percent. Water safety is a topic that impacts ALL families. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently published updated...