The most common reason for menopause is the natural decline in a female's reproductive hormones. However, menopause can also result from the following situations:
Oophorectomy: This surgery, which removes a woman's ovaries, causes immediate menopause. Symptoms and signs of menopause in this situation can be severe, as the hormonal changes happen abruptly.
Chemotherapy: Cancer treatments like chemotherapy can induce menopause quickly, causing symptoms to appear shortly after or even during treatment.
Ovarian Insufficiency: Also called premature ovarian failure, this condition is essentially premature menopause. It happens when a woman's ovaries quit functioning before the age of 40 and can stem from genetic factors and disease. Only 1% of women suffer from premature menopause, but HRT can help protect the heart, brain, and bones.
If you're a woman going through menopause and find that you have become increasingly depressed, you're not alone. It's estimated that 15% of women experience depression to some degree while going through menopause. What many women don't know is that depression can start during perimenopause, or the years leading up to menopause.
Depression can be hard to diagnose, especially during perimenopause and menopause. However, if you notice the following signs, it might be time to speak with a physician:
Remember, if you're experiencing depression, you're not weak or broken - you're going through a very regular emotional experience. The good news is that with proper treatment from your doctor, depression isn't a death sentence. And with HRT and anti-aging treatment for women, depression could be the catalyst you need to enjoy a new lease on life.
Hot flashes - they're one of the most well-known symptoms of menopause. Hot flashes are intense, sudden feelings of heat across a woman's upper body. Some last second, while others last minutes, making them incredibly inconvenient and uncomfortable for most women.
Symptoms of hot flashes include:
Typically, hot flashes are caused by a lack of estrogen. Low estrogen levels negatively affect a woman's hypothalamus, the part of the brain that controls body temperature and appetite. Low estrogen levels cause the hypothalamus to incorrectly assume the body is too hot, dilating blood vessels to increase blood flow. Luckily, most women don't have to settle for the uncomfortable feelings that hot flashes cause. HRT treatments for women often stabilize hormones, lessening the effects of hot flashes and menopause in general.
Mood swings are common occurrences for most people - quick shifts from happy to angry and back again, triggered by a specific event. And while many people experience mood swings, they are particularly common for women going through menopause. That's because, during menopause, the female's hormones are often imbalanced. Hormone imbalances and mood swings go hand-in-hand, resulting in frequent mood changes and even symptoms like insomnia.
The rate of production of estrogen, a hormone that fluctuates during menopause, largely determines the rate of production the hormone serotonin, which regulates mood, causing mood swings.
Luckily, HRT and anti-aging treatments in Maywood, NJ for women work wonders for mood swings by regulating hormone levels like estrogen. With normal hormone levels, women around the world are now learning that they don't have to settle for mood swings during menopause.
Staying fit and healthy is hard for anyone living in modern America. However, for women with hormone imbalances during perimenopause or menopause, weight gain is even more serious. Luckily, HRT treatments for women coupled with a physician-led diet can help keep weight in check. But which hormones need to be regulated?
Lowered sexual desire - three words most men and women hate to hear. Unfortunately, for many women in perimenopausal and menopausal states, it's just a reality of life. Thankfully, today, HRT and anti-aging treatments Maywood, NJ can help women maintain a normal, healthy sex drive. But what causes low libido in women, especially as they get older?
The hormones responsible for low libido in women are progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone.
Progesterone production decreases during perimenopause, causing low sex drive in women. Lower progesterone production can also cause chronic fatigue, weight gain, and other symptoms. On the other hand, lower estrogen levels during menopause lead to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy or loss of muscle tension.
Lastly, testosterone plays a role in lowered libido. And while testosterone is often grouped as a male hormone, it contributes to important health and regulatory functionality in women. A woman's testosterone serves to heighten sexual responses and enhances orgasms. When the ovaries are unable to produce sufficient levels of testosterone, it often results in a lowered sex drive.
Often uncomfortable and even painful, vaginal dryness is a serious problem for sexually active women. However, like hair loss in males, vaginal dryness is very common - almost 50% of women suffer from it during menopause.
Getting older is just a part of life, but that doesn't mean you have to settle for the side effects. HRT and anti-aging treatments for women correct vaginal dryness by re-balancing estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. When supplemented with diet and healthy living, your vagina's secretions are normalized, causing discomfort to recede.
Uterine fibroids - they're perhaps the least-known symptom of menopause and hormone imbalances in women. That's because these growths on the uterus are often symptom-free. Unfortunately, these growths can be cancerous, presenting a danger for women as they age.
Many women will have fibroids at some point. Because they're symptomless, they're usually found during routine doctor exams. Some women only get one or two, while others may have large clusters of fibroids. Because fibroids are usually caused by hormone imbalances, hysterectomies have been used as a solution, forcing women into early menopause.
Advances in HRT and anti-aging medicine for women give females a safer, non-surgical option without having to experience menopause early. At Global Life Rejuvenation, our expert physicians will implement a customized HRT program to stabilize your hormones and reduce the risk of cancerous fibroid growth.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS, and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Endometriosis symptoms are much like the effects of PMS and include pelvic pain, fatigue, cramping, and bloating. While doctors aren't entirely sure what causes this painful, uncomfortable condition, most agree that hormones - particularly xenoestrogens - play a factor.
Xenoestrogen is a hormone that is very similar to estrogen. Too much xenoestrogen is thought to stimulate endometrial tissue growth. HRT for women helps balance these hormones and, when used with a custom nutrition program, can provide relief for women across the U.S.
Sermorelin is a synthetic hormone peptide, like GHRH, which triggers the release of growth hormones. When used under the care of a qualified physician, Sermorelin can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and help you feel much younger.
Human growth hormone (HGH) therapy has been used for years to treat hormone deficiencies. Unlike HGH, which directly replaces declining human growth hormone levels, Sermorelin addresses the underlying cause of decreased HGH, stimulating the pituitary gland naturally. This approach keeps the mechanisms of growth hormone production active.
Ipamorelin helps to release growth hormones in a person's body by mimicking a peptide called ghrelin. Ghrelin is one of three hormones which work together to regulate the growth hormone levels released by the pituitary gland. Because Ipamorelin stimulates the body to produce growth hormone, your body won't stop its natural growth hormone production, which occurs with synthetic HGH.
Ipamorelin causes growth hormone secretion that resembles natural release patterns rather than being constantly elevated from HGH. Because ipamorelin stimulates the natural production of growth hormone, our patients can use this treatment long-term with fewer health risks.
One of the biggest benefits of Ipamorelin is that it provides significant short and long-term benefits in age management therapies. Ipamorelin can boost a patient's overall health, wellbeing, and outlook on life.
When growth hormone is produced by the pituitary gland using Ipamorelin, clients report amazing benefits. Some of those benefits include:
Whether you are considering our HRT and anti-aging treatments for women in Maywood, NJ, we are here to help. The first step to reclaiming your life begins by contacting Global Life Rejuvenation. Our friendly, knowledgeable HRT experts can help answer your questions and walk you through our procedures. From there, we'll figure out which treatments are right for you. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way to looking and feeling better than you have in years!973-587-8638
MILLBURN, NJ — Sylvie Friedman and Jonah Ruderman of Livingston have been selected to participate in the Paper Mill Playhouse's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 202, which will culminate in the annual "New Voices" live concert on July 29 and July 30.This honor puts the two teens in the same company as prominent conservatory alumni such as Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, and many others who have gone on to appear on Broadway, in regional theater productions, in fil...
MILLBURN, NJ — Sylvie Friedman and Jonah Ruderman of Livingston have been selected to participate in the Paper Mill Playhouse's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 202, which will culminate in the annual "New Voices" live concert on July 29 and July 30.
This honor puts the two teens in the same company as prominent conservatory alumni such as Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway, Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, and many others who have gone on to appear on Broadway, in regional theater productions, in film and on television.
Members of the competitive conservatory—which includes about 90 students who earned coveted spots in the Senior (ages 15-18), Junior Plus (ages 13-14), and Junior companies (ages 10-12)—are currently being directed and choreographed by Paper Mill Playhouse’s professional artistic staff in a fully produced, original concert entitled "A Whole New World: A Tribute to Alan Menken."
The concert—to be performed in on July 29 at 7:30 p.m. and on July 30 at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn—is a culmination of the five-week conservatory program.
“It is with such excitement that we welcome back the staged concert that has been missing from our Conservatory program for the last two years due to COVID concerns," said Lisa Cooney, Director of Education, Outreach and Access at Paper Mill Playhouse "We believe that this program allows these young performers an opportunity to thrive and ultimately live their dream of being professional performers.”
From the first day of class through opening night, students are required to “rise to the demands of this rigorous program,” which includes working “harder than they ever have before as young performers,” according to Cooney.
“Our faculty pushes the students to believe in themselves as professional artists, and as a result, when they move on to college or the professional world, they are ready for the challenges they’ll face,” she said. “We take great pride when they make a name for themselves on Broadway or in Hollywood and from knowing every member of the Conservatory has the skills and the work ethic to serve them in any field.”
Cooney added that the faculty at Paper Mill Playhouse strives to build an incredible ensemble company, while each student also hones his or her own individual performance skills. Students are also encouraged to believe in themselves as professional artists.
“We find summer after summer that our students meet our expectations and more,” she said. “When they move on to college or the professional world, they are ready for the challenges they’ll face, and time and again they thrive and ultimately live their dream of being a professional performer. It’s gratifying when they make a name or themselves on Broadway or in Hollywood, but even if they do not, the skills they learn and the work ethic they develop will serve them in any field.”
The summer conservatory involves rigorous musical theater study that allows students to enhance their individual performance potential while developing a broad base of theater experience and knowledge. Students participate in intensive classes over a span of five weeks, including musical theater performance, acting, dance and improvisation, while also attending guest workshops led by professional actors, directors, and casting agents.
According to the Paper Mill Playhouse, this program offers a unique opportunity for gifted young performers to work at their own level, challenge themselves to achieve new goals and learn new skills. A goal of the curriculum is for the participants to develop self-discipline, respect, and a commitment to excellence that will serve these young artists throughout their lives.
The final weeks are devoted to rehearsals for the “New Voices” concert, performed annually by the conservatory’s trained students.
“’New Voices’ is an amazing opportunity to see the stars of tomorrow,” said Mark Hoebee, Paper Mill’s Producing Artistic Director. “This fully produced, original concert features close to 100 incredible performers. It is amazing to see these young performers grow into professional artists and grace the stage with an inspiring, heartfelt performance.”
The Summer Musical Theater Conservatory and New Voices are supported by Investors Foundation. The Hearst Foundations are Paper Mill’s Education and Outreach partner.
Many of the students from Paper Mill Playhouse’s Conservatory have gone on to appear on Broadway, in regional theater productions, in film and on television.
Broadway talent agents and casting directors have said they flock to “New Voices” every summer—including Victoria Kress, Abrams Artists Youth Theatrical Agent, and Nora Brennan, casting director for “Matilda,” “Billy Elliot,” and “The Radio City Christmas Spectacular.”
“[I’m always] super excited to head to Paper Mill Playhouse for their ‘New Voices’ show,” she said. “Having trained some amazing performers, I know this night will prove to be no different. It’s one of my best scouting field trips of every summer.”
Brennan added that “the kids were great, the show was fun and entertaining and the material was tailored so that each child shone.”
Paper Mill’s professional casting partner, Telsey + Company, also attends annually and often offers workshops to advanced students.
Tickets fpr the upcoming performance range in price from $25 to $50. Livestream tickets are available for the July 30, 7:30 pm performance for $15. Tickets may be purchased online at www.papermill.org, by calling (973) 376-4343 or by visiting the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office.
In addition to the two Livingston students, those who received spots this summer also included individuals from Bronx, NY, Suffern, NY and Stroudsburg, PA as well as the following New Jersey municipalities:
Annandale, Basking Ridge, Bayonne, Bedminster, Berkeley Heights, Boonton, Bridgewater, Chatham, Clark, Denville, Elizabeth, Essex Junction, Glen Ridge, Green Brook, Hackettstown, Hawthorne, Park, Ho Ho Kus, Hoboken, Jersey City, Kinnelon, Madison, Maplewood, Marlboro, Maywood, Metuchen, Monmouth Junction, Mountainside, New Providence, North Brunswick, North Caldwell, Nutley, Park Ridge, Piscataway, Pittstown, Pompton Lakes, Pottstown, Ramsey, Randolph, Roseland, Saddle River, Scotch Plains, Short Hills, South Orange, Springfield, Summit, Teaneck, Union, Union City, Verona, Warren, Wayne, West Caldwell, West Millford, West Orange, Westfield and Wyckoff.
CLICK HERE to read more or to view the full list of recipients who will perform in the 2022 New Voices Concert.
A year ago, Idaho Falls (Idaho) Post 56 became only the sixth back-to-back American Legion World Series winner.Oakland (Calif.) Post 337 was the first to do so in 1949-50, followed by Cincinnati Post 50 (1957-58), West Covina (Calif.) Post 790 (1970-71), Rio Piedras, P.R. (1983-74), and Brooklawn (N.J.) Post 72 (2013-14).Each of the five previous back-to-back winners came close to a three-peat. Here’s a look at those stories.Oakland Post 337Legendary coach George Powles’ teams of the late 1940s ...
A year ago, Idaho Falls (Idaho) Post 56 became only the sixth back-to-back American Legion World Series winner.
Oakland (Calif.) Post 337 was the first to do so in 1949-50, followed by Cincinnati Post 50 (1957-58), West Covina (Calif.) Post 790 (1970-71), Rio Piedras, P.R. (1983-74), and Brooklawn (N.J.) Post 72 (2013-14).
Each of the five previous back-to-back winners came close to a three-peat. Here’s a look at those stories.
Oakland Post 337
Legendary coach George Powles’ teams of the late 1940s and early 1950s featured future major leaguers J.W. Porter and Hall of Famer Frank Robinson in addition to six other professional players.
In its 1949 and 1950 title runs, Post 337 went 57-4 overall, 18-1 against national competition and outscored its 19 national opponents by a staggering 243-100 margin.
The 1950 team was so good that Robinson, a 21-year major leaguer who won MVP in both the American League and National League, was a reserve outfielder.
Post 337 lost to San Diego Post 6, 2-1, in the 1948 California state championship series, and to Sacramento Post 61, 2-0, in the 1951 Northern California championship series. San Diego would finish third in Sectional D in 1948 while Sacramento would lose the California state championship series to eventual ALWS champion Los Angeles Post 715 in 1951.
Cincinnati Post 50
Another legendary coach, Joe Hawk, was in the midst of guiding the Bentley post to its fourth and fifth titles since 1942 when they won back-to-back in 1957 and 1958.
The two-year combined record was 106-12, including 19-1 against national competition while outscoring those 20 opponents by a 136-76 margin.
The 1957 team had three future professionals while the 1958 team had future 15-year major leaguer Eddie Brinkman and three other future professionals.
Post 50 lost in the 1956 regional finals to Maywood, Ill., and lost to Cincinnati Hyde Park in the 1958 city elimination series.
West Covina Post 790
Coach Don Sealy’s team was dominant in an era when California won six ALWS titles from 1963 to 1976.
The two-year combined record was 91-19, including 19-2 against national competition while outscoring those 21 opponents by a 169-36 margin.
The 1970 team was led by future major league pitcher Greg Terlecky and had four other future professionals. And the 1971 team included three future major leaguers (Tim Corcoran, Ed Putman and Rob Wilfong) and one other future professional.
Post 790 lost in the 1969 state final to Ontario and finished third in the 1972 state tournament.
Rio Piedras, P.R.
The first team from outside the mainland of the United States to win the ALWS won back-to-back titles with impressive runs in 1973 and 1974.
The two-year combined record was 58-14, including 18-3 against national competition while outscoring those 21 opponents by a 146-71 margin.
The 1973 team included future major leaguer Carlos Lezcano and two future professionals. And the 1974 team had one future major leaguer and two future professionals.
Rio Piedras came close to a three-peat twice as it advanced to the 1972 ALWS, finishing sixth, and many of the 1974 players played for the San Juan team that finished fourth in the 1975 ALWS.
Brooklawn Post 72
Post 72 made five straight ALWS appearances from 2011 to 2015 to come the closest of any team to a three-peat.
Coach Dennis Barth’s team finished sixth in the 2011 ALWS, runner-up in the 2012 ALWS, won the 2013 and 2014 ALWS titles and finished tied for third in the 2015 ALWS.
The 2013 team went 46-9 overall and 9-1 against national competition with a 83-43 scoring margin. It was led by future major leaguer Mike Shawaryn and two other future professionals.
The 2014 team went 54-7 overall and 10-1 against national competition with a 82-30 scoring margin. It was led by two future professionals.
American Legion Baseball enjoys a reputation as one of the most successful and tradition-rich amateur athletic leagues. Today, the program registers more than 5,400 teams in all 50 states, including Canada and Puerto Rico.
Four Bergen County school districts held referendums on Tuesday asking voters to weigh in on school expansions, upgrades and repairs.Here are the preliminary results of the referendums. Complete results are not available because there are vote-by-mail ballots still to be tabulated.Vote-by-mail ballots postmarked by March 8 and received at the Bergen County Board of Elections by the sixth day after the election are considered valid.Carlstadt-East Rutherford (Becton) Regional School District Vot...
Four Bergen County school districts held referendums on Tuesday asking voters to weigh in on school expansions, upgrades and repairs.
Here are the preliminary results of the referendums. Complete results are not available because there are vote-by-mail ballots still to be tabulated.
Vote-by-mail ballots postmarked by March 8 and received at the Bergen County Board of Elections by the sixth day after the election are considered valid.
Voters in Carlstadt and East Rutherford were asked to approve a $55 million expansion to the Henry P. Becton Regional High School campus to add STEM labs, a facility to learn trade skills, and more resources for special education students, among other amenities. It also would accommodate hundreds of new students from Maywood in grades 9-12 who are entering the Carlstadt-East Rutherford district after Maywood ended its sending relationship with Hackensack High School.
Note: These totals include in-person votes as well as mail-in ballots received by election day.
Voters weighed in on an $8.8 million spending proposal for improvements, classroom renovations and a new multipurpose field house, among other items, at the regional high school in Allendale.
Upper Saddle River
Note: These totals include in-person votes as well as mail-in ballots received by election day.
Voters weighed in on a proposed $5.6 million to install synthetic turf fields and modify and upgrade existing fields to address drainage issues.
Note: These totals include in-person votes as well as mail-in ballots received by election day.
The Haworth school district asked voters to approve $8.3 million in additions and renovations to its sole, K-8 school building. The money would pay for four additional classrooms for flexible use, space for pre-K classes and special-needs students, an expanded, regulation-size gym with bleacher seating, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) areas.
Note: These totals include in-person votes as well as mail-in ballots received by election day.
Jerry Smith, the athletic director at St. Thomas Aquinas, received one of the cruelest phone calls of his life at 11:30 Thursday morning.Brian Meeney, head football coach at his school and a man who’d long regarded Smith as somewhat of a father figure, died this morning at the age of 46. As Meeney’s brother told Smith, it was the result of a massive heart attack en route to school. No arrangements have yet been announced.Meeney, who had a particular knack for reviving flagging programs, guided St. Thomas to an undef...
Jerry Smith, the athletic director at St. Thomas Aquinas, received one of the cruelest phone calls of his life at 11:30 Thursday morning.
Brian Meeney, head football coach at his school and a man who’d long regarded Smith as somewhat of a father figure, died this morning at the age of 46. As Meeney’s brother told Smith, it was the result of a massive heart attack en route to school. No arrangements have yet been announced.
Meeney, who had a particular knack for reviving flagging programs, guided St. Thomas to an undefeated regular season this past fall and an overall record of 9-1 in his third season. The Trojans won four games in each of the previous three seasons and were 2-8 in 2017.
“We’ve had a great relationship for a long time,” Smith said. They’d first met when Meeney was a football player at Iselin Kennedy in the early 1990s and Smith was an assistant coach.
“I’m like the father figure he never had in his life. We had our arguments, but we always had our love,” he said.
An hour and a half after that phone call, Smith made his saddest speech ever when he summoned the football squad to the school auditorium.
“My voice was cracking, I was in tears. You could not believe how these kids responded, with screams and tears and just disbelief. It was devastating. Their grief was just so overwhelming,” Smith said. “So bad we wound up canceling all sports after school today.”
There were only nine football players in the building when Smith became AD four years ago, but 17 athletes with football in their plans entered as freshmen three years ago, Meeney’s first. Meeney had previously coached over a span of 16 years at Newark East Side, where his team snapped a 55-game losing streak in 2017, Memorial of West New York, Bergen Tech and also McCorristin.
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All were losing programs when Meeney began. All were in better shape when he left.
The 2021 team thrived despite a lineup largely composed of underclassmen, such as junior quarterback Jayden Young, junior running back Joel Marellis, and defensive standouts Israel Bey, Isaiah Marellis, Jeremiah Derlihomme, Steve Coghan and Najee Lovejoy.
Seniors Sherrod Hudson, Kendall Jordan, Jon Wyatt and Kenny Coghan were anchors of a defensive unit that allowed a mere nine points in the regular season and pitched seven shutouts.
“Those 17 freshmen are all juniors now. They’ve grown up through this program with him. This is their father figure,” Smith said.
Smith said Meeney had a talent for getting his players - at St. Thomas or anywhere else - to perform the way he played the game, or games. He was a football standout at Iselin Kennedy, then transferred to Perth Amboy Tech for his final two years of high school. Meeney led its basketball program to the Group 1 state title as a senior in 1993. He played football and basketball at Rowan University.
“We hit it off right away for some reason and it stuck,” Smith said. “I was a little crazy and he loved that toughness and also the way I really cared for him. He was a tough kid in both sports.”
When Smith finished breaking the hard news to the Trojans, he sent them out on a mission to fulfill over the next few days and, ideally, much longer.
“I told them to make him proud. Get to class on time, do an extra set in the weight room, do things that he would love to see you do,” Smith said. “He’s with each and every one of you. Even though you don’t see him, he’s in your heart.”
LONG BRANCH – Governor Phil Murphy today announced the second round of funding for the Library Construction Bond Act (LCBA), which allocates $37 million to 36 library projects from 13 counties across New Jersey. The Library Bond Act was approved by voters in 2017 and authorizes $125 million in state bonds for technology updates, building improvements, and other library projects across the state. The first round of funding, which allocated $87.5 million, was announced in January 2020. The list of projects for the second...
LONG BRANCH – Governor Phil Murphy today announced the second round of funding for the Library Construction Bond Act (LCBA), which allocates $37 million to 36 library projects from 13 counties across New Jersey. The Library Bond Act was approved by voters in 2017 and authorizes $125 million in state bonds for technology updates, building improvements, and other library projects across the state. The first round of funding, which allocated $87.5 million, was announced in January 2020. The list of projects for the second round of funding has been submitted to the Legislature and will be signed by Governor Murphy once it reaches his desk.
“Libraries are the foundation of our communities and investing in them is just as critical as investing in our schools, in our cities and towns, and in our families,” said Governor Murphy. “The library offers critical resources and is where the concept of lifetime learning comes to fruition, where the spirit of community is celebrated, and where families come together. I am pleased to announce this second round of funding so we can continue to see progress in the modernization of New Jersey’s libraries."
“Libraries have served as a lifeline for so many during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the Library Construction Bond Act, the Long Branch Public Library will have the funding it to help close the digital divide by expanding the space it needs for computers and career counseling initiatives,” said U.S. Congressman Frank Pallone. “At the federal level, I’ve fought to ensure that libraries have access to critical funding to help students and teachers stay connected to the classroom. The Emergency Connectivity Fund that I included in the American Rescue Plan has delivered over $96 million to our state’s schools and libraries, giving students the tools they need to complete their homework, research, and at-home projects. Every dollar we invest in our libraries is an investment in the future of young people in our state. I want to thank Governor Murphy for his leadership and his effort to ensure that libraries have the resources they need to stay open and accessible for years to come.”
“Back in 2017 when New Jerseyans passed the Library Construction Bond, no one knew a pandemic was on the horizon, and during the pandemic, we've seen just how valuable our public libraries are to communities all over the state,” said Jennifer Nelson, New Jersey State Librarian. “The new and refurbished buildings that are being supported through the Bond Act will benefit New Jerseyans for years to come with safe, healthy spaces and up-to-date technology that are available to all. When we improve our libraries, we improve our communities and the lives of residents.”
"New Jersey’s public libraries are constantly evolving to serve a wider range of community needs. From jobs and workforce development to digital literacy and community building, they assure that all New Jerseyans have access to key tools of the 21st century," said Dr. Merodie Hancock, President of Thomas Edison State University. "The state’s investment in public libraries will ensure that more people who lack access to basic technology and information have a place to go. Our libraries have stepped up during the pandemic and shown that equitable access to technology and information is critical to rebuilding our state."
The following projects will receive a portion of the second round of funding:
|Atlantic County Library System||Galloway Township||Atlantic||$920,661.00|
|Atlantic County Library System||Mays Landing||Atlantic||$694,212.00|
|Atlantic County Library System||Egg Harbor Township||Atlantic||$549,013.50|
|Atlantic City Free Public Library||Atlantic City||Atlantic||$284,000.00|
|Maywood Public Library||Maywood||Bergen||$700,088.00|
|Maurice M Pine Public Library||Fair Lawn||Bergen||$500,000.00|
|Emerson Public Library||Emerson||Bergen||$155,400.00|
|Dixon Homestead Library||Dumont||Bergen||$98,725.00|
|North Arlington Public Library||North Arlington||Bergen||$64,320.00|
|South Orange Public Library||South Orange||Essex||$6,529,148.00|
|Newark Public Library||Newark||Essex||$1,764,447.00|
|Nutley Free Public Library||Nutley||Essex||$284,115.05|
|Belleville Public Library||Belleville||Essex||$150,000.00|
|Union City Public Library||Union City||Hudson||$3,236,586.50|
|Weehawken Free Public Library||Weehawken||Hudson||$714,015.00|
|Frenchtown Public Library||Frenchtown||Hunterdon||$70,000.00|
|Trenton Free Public Library||Trenton||Mercer||$302,250.00|
|Edison Township Free Public Library||Edison Township||Middlesex||$1,500,000.00|
|Highland Park Public Library||Highland Park||Middlesex||$472,464.00|
|South River Public Library||South River||Middlesex||$172,500.00|
|Long Branch Free Public Library||Long Branch||Monmouth||$3,100,000.00|
|Tinton Falls Public Library||Tinton Falls||Monmouth||$217,500.00|
|Free Public Library of the Borough of Madison||Madison||Morris||$913,974.00|
|Chester Library||Chester Boro and Township||Morris||$61,681.00|
|Ocean County Library||Manahawkin||Ocean||$4,824,000.00|
|Free Public Library of the Borough of Woodland Park||Woodland Park||Passaic||$2,883,577.00|
|Clifton Memorial Library||Clifton||Passaic||$189,150.00|
|SCLSNJ Bound Brook Memorial Library||Somerset County||Somerset||$256,040.16|
|Bernards Township Library||Bernards Township||Somerset||$95,042.50|
|Hillside Public Library||Hillside||Union||$3,996,437.50|
|Plainfield Public Library||Plainfield||Union||$566,153.50|
|Elizabeth Public Library||Elizabeth||Union||$234,813.00|
|Clark Public Library||Clark||Union||$228,750.00|
|Summit Free Public Library||Summit||Union||$183,573.00|
|Elizabeth Public Library||Elizabeth||Union||$165,750.00|
|Elizabeth Public Library||Elizabeth||Union||$96,250.00|