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Meet Celene from Eleventh Hour Rescue

Meet Celene from Eleventh Hour Rescue. She is a 7 year old, Pit Bull Terrier mix with a super sweet and lovable personality. She will follow you around the house and just the mention of the word “walk” will get her tail wagging and butt wiggling with joy! She was severely abused and malnourished as a young pup, so she does have “trust” issues in certain situations and will need that special family that understands her specific needs. Celene knows many basic commands like: sit, stay, down, etc and is a willing learner for the right reward. To read more
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Acupuncture for Arthritis

ACUPUNCTURE FOR ARTHRITIS Arthritis is one of the most pervasive diseases in the United States and is the leading cause of disability. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one out of every three Americans (an estimated 70 million people) is affected. For most people arthritis pain and inflammation cannot be avoided as the body ages. In fact, most people over the age of 50 show some signs of arthritis. Joints naturally degenerate over time. Fortunately, arthritis can often be managed with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. What is Arthritis? Arthritis isn’t just one disease; it’s a complex disorder that comprises more
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Almost Two Years After Sandy, New Jersey Still Struggles with Mold-Contaminated Homes

Because mold can thrive in warm, humid and damp places, it is sometimes found in the basements and bathrooms of our homes. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which ravaged the east coast last year, some homes in Union Beach, New Jersey, have homes with mold present throughout them. Residents of one Union Beach neighborhood have recently complained to authorities regarding the mold contaminating an abandoned house. The ranch-style house, on Saint James Avenue, was abandoned after the hurricane, and it’s making other neighbors in the area sick. The cause for the sickness, according to neighbors, may be that the
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ADP Report Suggests Economic Strengthening, But Analysts Remain Cautious

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Big data has completely innovated the way business is done. Not only are 60% of companies investing in human resource analytics tools to help make their HR departments more efficient, but a full 60% of full-time employees are now using some kind of web-based technology to manage or enroll in benefits. Yet, regardless of how much technology has changed the way business is conducted, it’s still business and the stock market still carries a lot of weight, which is why many had a positive outlook this week as the markets
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United Way Day of Action Kicks Off a Summer of Service on June 21

Use summer’s extra daylight to help kids get a solid start MORRISTOWN, N.J. – United Way of Northern New Jersey invites area residents to join a national day of service on June 21, to have the greatest impact on the longest day of the year. Each year on the Summer Solstice, United Way Day of Action encourages residents to make the most of extra daylight hours by lending a hand in the local community. This year, United Way Day of Action is focused on helping kids get a solid start. United Way will be coordinating volunteer activities such as books
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Molly (white & black), Marty (white and tan) & Micky (black) are looking for their furever homes!!

These sweet pups are friendly & playful.  They are about 11-12 weeks old and just adorable!   They love, love, love  people, children and other dogs.  Molly, Marty & Micky were rescued from a high kill shelter in NC and they are all living in foster homes in NJ.  They sleep through the night without having an accident and they are doing great with house training.  The puppies enjoy playing in the yard and playing with toys & they enjoy cuddling with their foster families. So if you are ready for a friendly, affectionate puppy, Micky or Molly or Marty is
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HACKETTSTOWN RESIDENT REMEMBERED AS CARING INDIVIDUAL, GREAT CONTRIBUTER; HAS ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP CREATED IN HIS NAME

Well-loved and successful, Hackettstown’s Tom Kitchen, who passed away from cancer last October, is being honored with the 1st Annual Tom Kitchen Scholarship Fund 5K Walk/Run event on July 26. This first annual Tom Kitchen Scholarship Fund 5K Walk/Run event is being held July 26, 2014 at 10 am at Field of Dreams in Independence Township and registration is from 8:30 – 9:30 am. “We’re hoping to have people register by July,” said Connie Kruse, public relations director for the event.      This way, sponsors can be listed on the back of the t-shirts being made, she said, adding
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Church of the Incarnation Choir to Play St. Luke’s Hope

The Church of the Incarnation Choir from  Jersey City will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, High Street, Hope. The concert is part of the Music at St. Luke’s concert series. The Church of the Incarnation celebrated its 103rd Anniversary last December and hopes to celebrate many more anniversaries in large part due to its vibrant music ministry under the direction of its Minister of Music, lyric soprano and conductor Gail Blache-Gill. The Choir has developed a repertoire of many music genres including gospel, spirituals, classical, Latin and jazz and regularly welcomes guest vocalists
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Apraxia Awareness Day

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a speech disorder that seriously interferes with a child’s ability to develop clear speech. CAS makes it difficult or impossible for an affected child to plan the movements of the lips, tongue, jaw, etc. that are needed for speech. Children with CAS generally have a good understanding of language – they know what they want to say – but have difficulty learning or carrying out the complex movements that underlie speech. Apraxia is one of the most severe of childhood speech and communication disorders. Wednesday, May 14, 2014 marks the second annual Apraxia Awareness
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