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Shortage of emergency housing for NJ kids with severe disabilities

WEB“There is a tremendous, crisis-level shortfall of beds for individuals that are under 21 that are in need because of having severe and challenging, dangerous …

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NJ mental health crisis centers to be built with $37M state funding

WEBThe state plans to invest $37 million to help New Jersey residents with urgent mental health needs including addiction. New Jersey announced $37 million in …

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Kyle Matthews and the U.S. Military's response to trauma

WEBAfter returning last spring to his wife, Kylie, 31, and six children, which range in age from 3 to 9 years old and live in military housing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix …

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NJ pols push bill to protect workers from the heat

WEBTwelve of the 15 hottest summers since 1895 were after the year 2000, according to the state climatologist, David Robinson. And there were 181 heat stroke …

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Boil water advisory lifted for parts of Clifton, Paterson NJ

WEBThe boil water advisory issued on Wednesday for parts of Paterson and Clifton was lifted Friday evening by the Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC). "Following …

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Paterson NJ nonprofit Eva's Village fundraiser raises $330K

WEBThe 2024 L. Robert Keller Memorial Invitational Tournament raised over $330,000 for a North Jersey nonprofit. The event was hosted by Eva’s Village on June …

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What's opened, closed on Juneteenth

WEBThe federal government also confirmed via a post on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, that federal courts will be closed on Juneteenth.

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NY Mets' Luis Severino will not pitch vs Yankees in Subway Series

WEB"(Severino's) like, 'I'll do what's best for the team,'" Mendoza told reporters before Friday's game in Chicago. "I checked with him a couple of days ago, just to make …

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Willie Mays, baseball legend who ended career with NY Mets, dies

WEBOver the course of his career, Mays hit 660 home runs — sixth-most in MLB history — and drove in 1,909 RBI. In major league history, Mays is seventh in runs …

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Willie Mays death: Sports world reacts on social media

WEBOne of baseball's greatest players has left us. Hall of Famer Willie Mays died on Tuesday afternoon at the age of 93, the San Francisco Giants announced. Mays …

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Where to get a COVID vaccine in NJ

WEBRegister through the NJ Vaccine Scheduling System and get notified when an appointment is available to you through the system. Seniors age 65 and up can call 856-249-7007, between 8 a.m. and 8 …

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Nurses threaten to strike at 3 NJ hospitals over staff ratios

WEB1:56. About 3,000 nurses have voted to authorize a strike at three New Jersey hospitals — Englewood Health, Hackensack Meridian's Palisades Medical …

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Nurses at North Jersey nursing home seek to unionize

WEBMore than 40 nurses are petitioning federal officials to unionize at a 245-bed nursing home along the Hudson River in North Jersey, saying they want to push for …

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Bergen New Bridge hospital unveils major ER expansion

WEBOn Monday, hospital executives will unveil plans for a major expansion of the Bergen New Bridge emergency department that will create separate areas for those …

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Hackensack Meridian Health NJ to sell most of nursing homes

WEBThe agreement affects 11 of Hackensack Meridian's 14 long-term care facilities, with approximately 1,630 beds and 2,100 employees, a spokesman for the …

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6 things to know about Bergen Regional Medical Center

WEBLargest in New Jersey. 6. It is now the state's largest hospital -- and one of the largest public health hospitals in the nation. Bergen Regional Medical Center has an …

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NJ news from Bergen, Passaic Bergen Record

WEBGet the latest news, information, sports, food, entertainment, real estate, video and opinion in Bergen, Passaic, Morris and Essex counties in NJ.

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NJ hospitals: Bergen New Bridge earns an A for safety

WEBThe county medical center has rebranded itself as a full-service facility, covered by managed-care plans, with 24/7 emergency and medical care in women’s …

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Grades are in for NJ hospitals. Here are patient safety scores

WEBOf the 66 New Jersey hospitals that were graded, about 81% received A or B scores, up from 76% six months ago, when the state was ranked 13th in the nation for …

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Kids in crisis: NJ hospitals see rise in mental health emergencies

WEBNJ Connect for Recovery: 855-652-3737. New Jersey Hope and Healing: 866-202-4357. Scott Fallon has covered the COVID-19 pandemic since its onset in …

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Nurse unions strike new deal with Englewood; Palisades unresolved

WEBHPAE Local 5004, representing 800 nursing professionals in Englewood, agreed to a tentative agreement late Friday, hours after Local 5118 struck its deal with …

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New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus NJ celebrates anniversary

WEBThe county approved a 19-year lease in 2017 with Care Plus Bergen, a nonprofit and joint venture by Care Plus NJ, a Paramus-based mental health outpatient …

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Hackensack Meridian and Englewood Health continue fight for …

WEBHackensack Meridian Health has not given up its fight to acquire Englewood Health, despite a federal court order earlier this month. The health system said on …

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Where to get Pfizer COVID booster shots in New Jersey

WEBRiteAid began offering Pfizer boosters to walk-in customers on Friday at all of its 129 stores in New Jersey. Appointments can also be made at its website beginning …

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Century of care: These North Jersey hospitals have a rich history

WEBThe nurses’ home was occupied by 1916, and a new six-story, all-brick hospital came in 1923 at a cost of $870,000. Total capacity hit 250. The X-ray room was …

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Bergen County health center permanently closing due to COVID

WEBBergen County to permanently close Rockleigh nursing home in wake of COVID pandemic. Lindy Washburn. NorthJersey.com. 0:00. 1:13. The Bergen County …

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Drinking water in 34 NJ towns has high levels of PFAS chemicals

WEBHigh levels of PFAS chemicals found in 34 NJ drinking water systems affecting 500K+ people. Dozens of New Jersey water systems that serve a combined …

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COVID tests: Bergen County opens three new sites

WEB1:10. Bergen County and Bergen New Bridge Medical Center have added new COVID-19 testing sites to meet a sharp rise in demand due to holiday gatherings …

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NJ news NorthJersey.com Bergen Record

WEBGet the latest breaking news, politics, crime, education, community and police news in Bergen, Passaic, Morris and Essex counties in NJ.

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North Bergen hotel becomes a beacon of hope and a TikTok …

WEBBut this scruffy building and co-owner Brian Acosta-Arya have given hope — and a warm bed, a sympathetic ear — to many who have drifted through its door. Acosta …

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Memorial Sloan Kettering opens satellite center in Montvale NJ

WEBNorthJersey. 0:00. 2:03. MSK Bergen, the latest satellite center of one of the nation’s top-ranked cancer hospitals, is opening soon for outpatient care in Montvale, …

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Bergen County NJ drinking water sample ranks fourth for toxic PFAS

WEBThe levels did not exceed a federal health standard for drinking water. But a report shows how widespread the PFAS chemicals are in NJ and the nation.

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