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Rally will call for power of choice in regards to universities mandating COVID-19 vaccine

Rutgers University has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for students completing in-person study. After which, multiple universities followed their lead. Students saying “no” to the mandate...
Eric Sucar

Guided hike at Cheesequake State Park planned for May 6

A park naturalist will lead a guided hike at Cheesequake State Park at 10 a.m. May 6. Meet at the trailhead parking lot. Seasonal hikes are...

Celebrate the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo in Middletown

Middletown Sports Complex will hold a Cinco de Derby from noon to 3 p.m. May 2 at the complex, 214 Harmony Road, Middletown. Rain...
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Celebrate Earth Day with a hike through Cheesequake State Park

Take a 1-2 mile hike with a park naturalist beginning at 1 p.m. April 24, starting at the Lake Pavilion at Cheesequake State Park,...
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NAMI offers various support groups to aid with mental health

 The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) New Jersey chapter will offer the following support groups this month: The NAMI Family Support Group meets at...
Eric Sucar

Guided hike at Cheesequake State Park planned for April 8

A park naturalist will lead a guided hike at Cheesequake State Park at 10 a.m. April 8. Meet at the trailhead parking lot. Seasonal hikes are...

Opinion: New Jersey should make patients a priority by issuing more medical marijuana permits

As a cancer survivor living with multiple sclerosis, I’ve experienced many symptoms over the years where medical marijuana would have made such a difference...

RWJBarnabas Health webinar: Fears, Hesitation and Access – What the Black community needs to...

  RWJBarnabas Health’s Southern Facilities will host a webinar on March 23 featuring a panel of experts who will discuss the fears and hesitations within...

Mental health poetry contest will use memories of food as a prompt

The NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts Mental Health Poetry Contest will be based on foods and the memories they evoke. Weave those thoughts...

Guided hike at Cheesequake State Park planned for March 7

Nature Man Jim will lead a guided hike at Cheesequake State Park at 1 p.m. March 7. Meet at the lake pavilion. Seasonal hikes are appropriate...

Board of Public Utilities will hold a public meeting to investigate operations of Altice...

The State of New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will hold a public meeting to investigate the operations of Altice USA in New...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

Poetry writing workshop will take prompt from ‘The Wiz’

For this month’s Daily Menu, the NAMI NJ Expressive Arts Cafe is reviving the Broadway play "The Wiz" to inspire a prompt for a...

Guided hike at Cheesequake State Park planned for Feb. 27

Nature Man Jim will lead a guided hike at Cheesequake State Park from 1-2:15 p.m. Feb. 27 Meet at the Main Trailhead parking lot, 300...

Learn about the impacts of mental health on communities of color

"Mental Health & Communities of Color" will be presented by Gayle Parker Wright, LCSW-R-NY, LSW-NJ, from 2-3 p.m. Feb. 24 on behalf of NAMI-NJ...

Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey to present workshop on substance abuse and brain...

  The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) will present a free virtual workshop, Substance Use and Brain Injury, at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 25.   This...

Guided hike at Cheesequake State Park planned for Feb. 11

Nature Man Jim will lead a guided hike at Cheesequake State Park from 10-11:15 a.m. Feb. 11. Meet at the Main Trailhead parking lot, 300...

Give blood in honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month this February, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors, and especially those who have recovered from COVID-19, to give blood...
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Town halls will address COVID-19 vaccines for minorities

The New Jersey Department of Health will offer a virtual town hall, Saving Lives with the COVID-19 Vaccine in New Jersey’s Black & Caribbean...
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