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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...
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The Impossible Dream, a 60-foot, wheelchair-accessible catamaran that sails the entire East Coast of the U.S., has visited ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina, where it will be in port until Sept. 11, 2019. It is the 10th stop on the vessel’s Summer Voyage, encompassing 4,000 miles across 15 destinations along the East Coast. Since launching on May 29 from Miami, Fla., 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...
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...
The Midwest-based Hawaiian food chain is set to open its next location in Secaucus, NJ this fall. Poké Bros has been wildly popular, opening over 24 stores since its inception in 2016. Poké bowls have become increasing popular in the mainland US. The trendy bowls of deliciousness have been refered to as the "new sushi". ‘Amazon Go’ Opens its First Store in...
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...
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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...
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A prominent New Jersey businessman and mental health advocate, Arthur Imperatore Jr., is opening the state’s first and only high-end “hardcore” gym, Iron Culture, a 7,500-square-foot facility with top-of-the-line equipment. Since its soft opening this spring, Iron Culture has attracted visits from the fitness community across the tri-state area, including 2018 Mr. Olympia Shaun Rhoden and other top bodybuilders...
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...
Unplug from technology
The world has become much smaller with the use of technology taking over productivity. It is necessary to learn how to take a break to step away from technological devices in order to be personally productive. Working, or on downtime, all are busy multi-tasking using desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. These mechanisms pull all into a world of social media...
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...
This Saturday, cannabis-industry job seekers will have the opportunity to learn how to get their foot in the door in this incredibly fast-growing job market, which Arcview Market Research projects will support around 467,000 jobs by 2022. HempStaff, a company that recruits for the cannabis industry and has traveled around the US training over 6,700 individuals, will be hosting Dispensary Training Classes...
In 2011, Rochelle-R. E. Magno established 'The Lash Gallery' a boutique salon offering personalized beauty treatments.  In just 8 years, through perseverance and hard work, she now has three locations.  Her VIP clients include radio personality Angela Yee and hip-hop legend Roxanne Shante.  Allow NYNJ to show you how she followed her passion, overcame obstacles and built up her brand. Before starting...
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...
One of the hottest trends in healthcare this year are all-in-one shops for wellness. Having a wide array of specialists and professional under one roof, makes taking care of yourself a much more enjoyable experience.  We linked up with ReBalance NYC to see what the buzz was all about.   Tell us a little about more about of ReBalance? Rebalance is the only...
Everybody gather round. It's been looming on the horizon for a decade, but it's finally here.... New York and New Jersey will have legal recreational marijuana use by the end of 2019.  It has been a long, difficult struggle for our "progressive area". Maybe it's that 64% of Americans are currently in favor of recreational marijuana; or maybe it's that...