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Quail Brook Golf Club Picked As Initial COVID Vaccination Site

Quail Brook Golf Club Picked As Initial COVID Vaccination Site

The Quail Brook Golf Club has been chosen as one of four initial COVID-19 vaccination sites in Somerset County. Most county residents can expect to be vaccinated between mid-Spring and August 2021, according to a press release from the Somerset County Freeholders. The County owned golf course, which lies off New Brunswick Road and is […]

County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Being Determined

County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Being Determined

Somerset County officials are working on designating COVID-19 vaccination sites in the county, a spokesman said on December 21. Two vaccines – by New York-based Pfizer and Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna – have been given emergency use approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and are now being shipped to states. The state and county […]

Rabid Feral Kitten Found In Township

Rabid Feral Kitten Found In Township

Anyone who made contact with a grey and white kitten in the Charles Street area between December 10 and 15 should check with their doctor, county health officials said on December 17. The kitten tested positive for rabies after it was found and brought to the Franklin Township Animal Shelter on December 15, according to […]

ProCure Completes Cancer Treatment Of 5,000th Patient

ProCure Completes Cancer Treatment Of 5,000th Patient

Submitted by ProCure. ProCure Proton Therapy Center in Somerset passed another celebratory achievement with the graduation of its 5,000th patient to complete treatment, in this case for prostate cancer. “When we see the courage, the generosity, the wisdom that our patients have as they go through some of the darkest times of their lives, they […]

‘Shades Of Pink’ Breast Cancer Awareness Event Held At Community Center

‘Shades Of Pink’ Breast Cancer Awareness Event Held At Community Center

Breast Cancer Awareness Month events continued in the township Oct. 18, with the “Shades of Pink” awareness event heldin the township Senior/Community Center in the municipal complex. This was the 16th year the event was held in Franklin, said Michéle Samarya-Timm, a health specialist with the Somerset County Health Department. The women and men in […]

Franklin Park Resident Joins Saint Peter’s Breast Center

Franklin Park Resident Joins Saint Peter’s Breast Center

A township resident is the newest member of The Saint Peter’s Breast Center in New Brunswick. Dr. Rose Mustafa, a Franklin Park resident, joins Drs. Susan McManus, director of the Saint Peter’s Breast Center, and Lisa Hopkins. Dr. Kim Dixon serves as the Breast Center team’s breast care specialist. Mustafa completed a breast surgical oncology […]

Township Woman, Toddler, Reunited With Doctor Who Saved Their Lives

Township Woman, Toddler, Reunited With Doctor Who Saved Their Lives

A township woman was recently reunited with the doctor who saved the lives of her and her unborn son a year ago. The reunion occurred on Jan. 17 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Somerville. Casey Cattell, 37, brought her 15-month-old son, Nathan to meet Dr. Marc Milano, chairman of the hospital’s emergency medicine […]

Columnist: Fitness Matters, So Ask Anytime

Columnist: Fitness Matters, So Ask Anytime

By Daniella Harris. Question: I’m sure you knew this was coming. How do I manage my food intake during the holidays, especially with all the cakes, cookies, and other goodies seemingly everywhere? Help! Answer: I thought we were going to skirt by without addressing this, but I’m glad you asked. Interestingly enough, the answer depends […]

For Women: How To Determine A Healthy Weight

For Women: How To Determine A Healthy Weight

Society increases the stress and challenges that women face to find and maintain a healthy weight. Healthy probably doesn’t mean model-stick thin, but it also doesn’t mean being able to eat at fast food restaurants each week or grab high carbohydrate snacks on the way to work in the morning. There is a consistent and […]

Suggestions On Attaining A Better Body Image

Suggestions On Attaining A Better Body Image

Western society has valued thinness since Twiggy burst on the fashion landscape in 1966 and began the love affair of the fashion industry with women who are a size 2 and smaller. This affair has become so ingrained into society that the number of infomercials selling diet and exercise products only continues to rise year […]

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