Mays Landing: Being “Mindful” about reducing stress

The Mays Landing branch of the Atlantic County Library System hosted Linda Schwartz — a certified yoga and meditation instructor — for a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction class last week. The University of Massachusetts Medical School — where Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction was developed in the late 1970s — defines mindfulness as “the intention to pay attention […]

Belmar Racoon Attack Warning; Hoboken Indoor Rock Climbing

Sources: StarNewsGroup; GravityVault.com Citing a raccoon attack on a resident, the Monmouth County Health Department issued a warning about the dangers posed by rabid animals. The victim, who was bitten while in the backyard of a residence, is receiving rabies post-exposure treatment, according to a news release issued by the department. Belmar police, along with […]

Cherry Hill: Boy Scout Creates Garden For Special-Needs Adults

Source: JewishVoicesNJ.org Ever since programs for adults with special needs were moved to The Commons in Cherry Hill, educators with Jewish Family and Children’s Service have envisioned creating a garden in the courtyard. The idea was not only to teach clients how to plant and harvest fruits and vegetables and reinforce healthy eating habits, but […]