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All Care’s Drivers Provide an Important Role for Patients on the Path to Better Health. Pages 2 & 3 Stars of the Community The individuals who are reshaping and impacting the community little by little. Pages 22 & 23

What to Expect After a Total Knee Replacement– A Physical Therapy Perspective Written by Joel Maietta, DPT, Brick Physical Therapist and Facility Manager Are You Afraid of a Total Knee Replacement? There are misconceptions regarding rehabilitation following a total knee replacement. Often people hear of long, grueling, and painful therapy sessions. However, with proper education, motivation, and guidance recovery should be nothing to worry about. Why a Total Knee Replacement? The primary reason this procedure is required would be Osteoarthritis; cartilage surrounding your joint breaks down causing stiffness, pain, and that “grinding” sensation. Unfortunately, the body is unable to reproduce adequate cartilage. A surgeon would replace the damaged joint with artificial materials, allowing smooth, painfree motion. Rehabilitation after Surgery Exercising early is important, as movement directs the newly formed scar tissue, creating stiffness. The process begins in the hospital; physical therapists show the proper technique for getting out of bed, getting up from chairs, and using a walker. Once you can move safely and have proper support at home

you will be discharged from the hospital. Additional medical monitoring may be needed in a rehabilitation hospital where guided, supervised Physical and Occupational Therapy is administered. This usually lasts a few days to a week. Your doctor may request a therapist visit your home for a few days to continue with exercises and assisting daily activity training. Following home therapy your doctor will direct you to begin Outpatient Physical Therapy. Where to Go When choosing a facility for Outpatient Physical Therapy, talk to doctors and previous patients to find the right place where you feel safe, comfortable, and where your goals and needs will be met. Outpatient Rehabilitation This is the final step and lasts 2-3 times a week for 4-6 weeks, plus performing home exercises. Your therapist will work with you to improve the function and strength of your knee and leg, working to improve daily activities (walking unassisted, standing, stairs) plus additional goals (golfing, tennis). All-Care Physical Therapy specializes in innovative approaches, making recovery from a Total Knee Replacement painless and enjoyable. Our friendly staff and skilled therapists will attend to your every need and get you back to your life!

Joel Maietta, DPT, Brick Physical Therapist and Facility Manager Joel received his bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences in 2007 from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT and went on to receive his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac in 2010. He has completed clinical rotations in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient orthopedic settings. Joel’s clinical interests include post surgical rehabilitation as well as manual therapy techniques for the spine and extremities. Joel is also certified in Sole Supports custom foot orthotics for the treatment of a variety of pathologies including bunions and plantar fasciitis. Some of Joel’s post-graduate continuing education courses include: • •

Treatment of Common Extremity Dysfunction through Mobilization Functional Anatomy: The Bridge Between Symptoms and Treatment

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Mobilization of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine and Ribs The Basics of Sacroiliac Mobilization Differential Diagnosis of Dizziness and General Vestibular Dysfunction

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MORE THAN JUST A RIDE: All-Care’s Drivers Provide an Important Role for Patients on the Path to Better Health One of the services that All-Care Physical Therapy Center prides itself in providing is free transportation for their patients in need. Since physical therapy appointments are 2-3 times per week for weeks or months on end, this service can make all the difference for patients who are temporarily or permanently unable to drive but can benefit from the range of services offered in outpatient physical therapy. Having consistent transportation is an integral part of these patients’ success in physical therapy. As they say, “Getting there is half the battle.” Their seven drivers and five vans are on the road all week long transporting patients as far north as Freehold and as far south as Barnegat. The patient drivers are the first staff members to greet the patient, and consistent with All-Care’s family-like staff and commitment to an upbeat atmosphere, drivers are often the ones setting the tone for a pleasant experience in therapy. The company maintains that an emotional recovery goes hand in hand with a physical one. Some drivers have even developed friendships with patients

who feel comfortable enough to open up and share their story. Conversations about their day, upcoming events, especially around the holidays are common while riding to the facility. There have even been a few recipe exchanges made. Patients’ age run the gamut, though many of the senior citizens appreciate having someone to chat with even if it is only for a short ride to their appointment. For patients dealing with more serious, chronic conditions the primary goal of physical therapy is to relieve pain,

but of course it does not hurt to have a laugh or share smile on their way to appointments. There are so many ways that All-Care differs from other physical therapy practices. They are a family owned facility and first time patients instantly feel at home due to the welcoming attitude of the staff. Inhome therapy, hand therapy, and specialized Parkinson’s disease treatment are among the unique things offered by All-Care.

To be eligible for transport, patients must be within our transportation range and able to exit their residence and enter the vehicle without any assistance from the drivers.

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TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT (TMJ) When the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the teeth, and the muscles of the jaw are all out of whack, it can trigger a lot of pain to the head and neck. Tension headaches are the most common form of headache, and it is often caused by muscle tension. If your muscles have to work overtime to properly align your bite, the result is likely to be pain. Neuromuscular dentistry considers the entire system that controls the positioning and function of your jaw. The neuromuscular dentist seeks to establish a jaw position based on a harmonious relationship of the teeth, muscles and jaw joints.

INVISALIGN® Invisalign® has become one of the most discreet ways to straighten your teeth. With Invisalign®, its increasingly hard for people to tell if you are wearing trays. They are almost invisible and are great for people who need to be discreet about their treatment. Invisalign® is less painful than braces and causes less discomfort. In addition, you can actually remove the trays if absolutely required for things such as important social events or pictures.

CONSTIPATION: What can I do about it?

By: Jill Collier, M.D., Medical Director, Endoscopy Center of Toms River

Constipation is an extremely commonplace problem for all ages, from infancy to old age. For some it may be a temporary issue, but for others it may be more long term. If you have tried to do all the right things, like eating more fiber and drinking more water, without success, you can understand the frustration and discomfort that patients with chronic constipation may encounter. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF CONSTIPATION? Constipation can occur from multiple factors. Lifestyle choices, medications, dietary intake, and sedentary status may affect bowel function. Illnesses such as hypothyroidism or Parkinson’s disease, among many other conditions, may also influence the disorder. Irritable bowel syndrome and chronic idiopathic constipation are also very common causes. Symptoms of weight loss, rectal bleeding or pain associated with constipation may be indicative of colon cancer or other structural problem with the colon. If you have not had a colonoscopy to investigate your symptoms, it is certainly recommended for any of these alarm features.

HOW CAN I GET HELP WITH MY CONSTIPATION? The first thing you need to do to get help with your constipation is to speak up and not let embarrassment prevent you from discussing this important issue with your physician. Your gastroenterologist can perform the necessary tests to identify the cause of your constipation. They can then find the right medication therapy for you so that you can enjoy relief from this condition.

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WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT MY CONSTIPATION? If you have already tried the high-fiber diet, probiotics, stool softeners and over-the-counter laxatives like Milk of Magnesia, MiraLAX, Dulcolax and Senna without consistent success, you may believe there is no hope for improvement. You should know that there are many new medications available by prescription that may hold the key to success for you. WHAT ARE THESE NEW MEDICATIONS? Amitiza (lubiprostone), Linzess (linaclotide) and Trulance (plecanatide) are three medications available by prescription to treat constipation, and work with great success. These medications are not habit-forming and have very few side effects. Constipation associated with opiate medications can now be addressed with medications such as Relistor (methylnaltrexone), Movantik (naloxegol) or Amitiza.

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How to Beat the Heart Attack Gene F journey to determine if simply lowering cholesterol For a very long time, I have been on a medical

numbers was the major answer to preventing heart disease. Lowering cholesterol levels does appear, at first blush, to give cardiology a preventive look. But I’ve been skeptical that only lowering your cholesterol numbers will prevent a heart attack. Should we always lower cholesterol? And, if so, how low should we go? Can cholesterol be too low? What are the best tests to determine if you are at risk of a future cardiac event or a stroke? If a patient asks me if they should take a statin to lower their cholesterol, I say no. But if a patient asks if they should take a statin to decrease arterial inflammation, decrease the risk of plaque rupture, decrease the formation of blood clots and stabilize fibrous clots, decrease the stickiness of platelets, and decrease oxidative stress and periodontal inflammation - I say yes. A 2012 American Heart Association statement supported use of DNA testing and recommended that ALL doctors be trained in genetic and genomic testing. Patients tell me that they have the “heart attack gene” because so many people in their family have had cardiac events. Do you truly have the “heart attack gene?” The 9P21 DNA test tells us if you really inherited the gene. The K1F6 DNA test tells us if you have a magnified risk for an MI, a stroke, or sudden death --- and which statin medication could possibly be of benefit. The ApoE DNA test advises which diet

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is most salubrious for you, how your body metabolizes alcohol, and how beneficial exercise is. And a periodontal (dental) DNA test reveals whether you have occult dental infection(s), which are not picked up by conventional dental testing. Look up the protocol to learn more about how to prevent heart attacks and strokes. The best defense isn’t having someone fire up a defibrillator after cardiac disaster occurs --- it’s protecting yourself with a personalized program to keep your heart healthy. Prevention is an integrative program that includes testing your arterial age by getting a cIMT US (carotid intima media thickness ultrasound) to assess your level of soft plaque (it is soft plaque, not hard plaque that causes a cardiac event), assessing five inflammatory markers that portend future events, having the DNA tests done, taking tailored medications and supplements --- and being prepared to enter into a personalized integrative treatment program with your doctor.

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Ask Garden State Trust Company Dear Garden State: How much can I save on my income taxes if I put my investments into a living trust? — Looking for loopholes

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Getting Straight To The Point About Acupuncture Acupuncture is a medicine that treats the whole person. At Koehler Acupuncture we offer our clients a comfortable and relaxing environment so our patients are comfortable during their healing process. We strive to improve quality of life by reducing pain, boosting energy levels, reducing stress and restoring harmony to the whole body.

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Protect Your Power of Attorney From Legislative Changes Written by: Christine L. Matus Esq. Medical and financial powers of attorney are a critical aspect of effective estate planning, but did you know they must be kept up to date? It is recommended to have them reviewed every 2-3 years. Several legislative changes over the years have given financial institutions and health care providers reasons to reject powers of attorney. As new laws are enacted, necessary provisions must be incorporated into your power of attorney, as failing to including certain language could mean your documents will not be accepted. NOTABLE ISSUES INCLUDE: •

Your medical power of attorney was executed prior to your state adopting the Uniform Health Care Decisions Act. In 1993, this federal law was approved to expand and solidify the authority of a medical power of attorney. It has since been enacted state by state. Key changes include decision-making power surrounding life-prolonging procedures, authorization for organ donation and approval for admission to health care facilities for treatment.

Your medical power of attorney does not include Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) language. If your power of attorney was drafted prior to adoption of HIPAA laws, it will not include the necessary language authorizing access to your personal medical information.

Your financial power of attorney does not include certain provisions adopted by the Uniform Power of Attorney Act. Financial institutions, particularly banks, often reject powers of attorney if they believe, in good faith, that the document may no longer be valid. Certain types of authority (including the ability for the holder of your power of attorney to amend trust documents, make gifts on your behalf, and designate or

change beneficiaries) will only be accepted if they are clearly written into your document. Major life events or changes in your situation are good trigger points for reviewing your documents. It is important that the people you designate to act on your behalf continue to be in line with your wishes over the years. Reasons to make a change could include separation or divorce from your spouse, or death, distance or incapacity of the person you have named. In addition, be sure to consider naming a backup person who can take over if the currently named agent in your power of attorney is unable or unwilling to serve. As your tastes, desires and wishes change with time, it is important to make sure your power of attorney reflects that and remains consistent with your goals and wishes. An estate planning lawyer can help ensure your documents are up to date and reflect your concerns. As new laws are enacted, necessary provisions must be incorporated into your power of attorney, as failing to including certain language could mean your documents will not be accepted.

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Consider The Gift Of Cherished Memories Fall is here and the holidays will be right around the corner before you know it. If you want a hint as to the best kind of gift to give this season, consider the gift of cherished memories. You’ve probably been putting off transferring those old movies, videos and photos stored in the closet. They have to be transferred sooner or later, or else those memories will be lost forever. Then there are those old wedding and family portraits that might need a little repair or to be reproduced to share with other family members. What about sharing multiple copies of that family heirloom photo or video with the family so that it can be enjoyed by the next generation? One of the problems that some people encounter when they want to display multiple photos is how to frame and display them. In the past, an expensive custom-made mat with multiple openings or those cheesy readymade multi-opening frames were the only choices. Now, by using digital technology, we can create collages in a single photograph for you. There are so many things that can be done today using digital imaging, including removing backgrounds, colorization and combining images. Several years ago we were getting numerous inquiries about transferring old audio tapes and records to CD, so we also began to offer that service too. We have done a lot of interesting jobs for people, but one example that seems to stand out is a 50th anniversary couple who originally got married in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. At the time, they could not have their pictures taken at the church; instead they were taken at the old Gimble’s Portrait Studio. It bothered the couple never to have the picture taken in the church, so for their 50th anniversary, we took their image out of the old Gamble’s portrait and placed them into an image of St. Patrick’s.

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See the Difference, Choose HealthSouth When you think about it, no two things are really the same. That goes for rehabilitation programs too. And no one knows that better than HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River. We are licensed to give the most intensive level of rehabilitation services recognized by Medicare. Our physicians* and therapists plan a personalized comprehensive rehabilitation program to get you back on the road to recovery. Rehabilitation can make a real difference following an illness or injury. Schedule a tour and see the difference a higher level of care can make. * The hospital provides access to independent physicians.

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Hemorrhoids: The Bottom Line Did you know we are born with hemorrhoidal tissue? It’s a part of our anatomy. Hemorrhoidal tissue lies within the anal canal and perianal area and consists of blood vessels, connective tissue, and a small amount of muscle. Hemorrhoids are described as varicose veins of the anus and rectum because they are enlarged, bulging blood vessels in the anus and lower rectum. The only time we actually feel hemorrhoids is when they become enlarged or symptomatic. Dr. Paonessa uses the analogy: “We all have teeth, but we all don’t have cavities.” Likewise, we all have hemorrhoids, but we all don’t have symptomatic hemorrhoids. Common symptoms associated with hemorrhoids are Nina J Paonessa, D.O., having bleeding during bowel movements, itching, pain, F.A.C.O.S. sensitive lumps or prolapsing during bowel movements. If you do experience any of these symptoms, it is crucial to seek consultation with a Colon and Rectal Surgery specialist such as a colon and rectal surgeon to be sure that the rectal bleeding is not Board Certified in General Surgery and Proctology caused by a serious disease such as anal or colorectal cancer. NOT all rectal bleeding is caused by hemorrhoids. • laparaoscopic surgery • colonoscopy There are several outpatient treatments that may be performed in the office to • abdominal/pelvic surgery • anorectal surgery help treat symptomatic hemorrhoids. These include rubber band ligation, infrared • fecal incontinence • pelvic floor disorders photocoagulation and sclerotherapy. All of these procedures are painless. Sclerotherapy • endoanal/rectal ultrasound • office proctology involves an injection of a chemical irritant into the hemorrhoid which causes scarring • anorectal manometry/physiology and shrinkage of the blood vessels present within the hemorrhoidal tissues. This 2101 Route 34 South, Suite H 1172 Beacon Avenue, Suite B procedure has no complications and is safe for patients on blood thinners. Wall, NJ 07719 Manahawkin, NJ 08050 There are other procedures that can be done on an outpatient basis at surgery Phone: (732) 282-1500 centers or hospitals. These include traditional hemorrhoidectomy, transanal Fax: (732) 282-1501 hemorrhoidal dearterialization (THD), and stapled hemorrhoidectomy. With Office Hours: M-F 9AM to 5PM advances in local anesthetic and surgical technique, hemorrhoidectomy is not the painful procedure it had been associated with in the past.

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Meet The Doctors Of University Urology Associates of New Jersey Photos by Tracy Harman Photography

Mukaram Gazi, MD, FACS

Using the latest advancements in robotic and laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Mukaram Gazi provides the highest-quality urologic care for his patients. In practice since 2003, this exceptionally skilled, minimally invasive surgeon treats the full range of urinary tract and male reproductive disorders— from no-scalpel vasectomies, erectile dysfunction and urinary incontinence to state-of-the-art robotic surgery for prostate cancer and enlarged prostate (BPH). Dr. Gazi is devoted to his patients, treating them like family in a compassionate and caring manner. He says, “We spend time with our patients, creating a true partnership to help them manage their health.” A board-certified urologist, he is a leader, teacher and author, consulting for several top pharmaceutical and biotech companies and maintaining a strong affiliation with national medical organizations. He has advanced training in sub-specialties such as uro-oncology and pelvic floor reconstruction, as well as pediatric urology. Dr. Gazi’s background and expertise, combined with honest communication, have earned him recognition as one of America’s Top Urologists by Consumers’ Research Council of America and Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., and again this year as a Top Doctor by New Jersey Monthly.

Parvez Mahmood, MD, FACS

Dr. Mahmood has been in practice in Ocean County since 1974. He received his training in New York City at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York University Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He is currently an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Mahmood is board certified in urology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Alexander Gotesman, MD Gotesman, MD medical school at State University of New York in Dr.Alexander Gotesman completed Stony Brook and completed his urologic residency training program at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York in 2005. Dr. Gotesman specializes in adult and pediatric ambulatory urology. He has five years of postgraduate clinical research experience and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He joined UUANJ in 2012. 20 Fall 2017

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Imani Rosario, MD

Dr. Imani Rosario earned her medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and her post graduate training in urology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Prior to joining UUANJ, she was an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Urology at Rutgers NJ Medical School, where she was responsible for training and teaching medical students, general surgeons, and urologists in training.

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Bob Peterson is a retired Chiropractor and has been a Physician Assistant for 14 years Initially, he worked in Orthopedics and Neurology. However, he has been working in Urology for the last six years. He has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at Mercer County College for 10 years, teaching Biology, Pathology and Anatomy and Physiology and an Assistant Professor at the Philadelphia University Physician Assistant Studies Program. He has mentored other PA and Licensed Practical Nurses at UUANJ. “ The staff at University Urology have helped me and my family get through the most difficult time in my life. I had a biopsy after my PSA test came back abnormal. My wife and I were devastated to hear that I had prostate cancer. The doctors and physician assistants were very caring and knowledgeable. They gave me all my options and discussed the pros and cons of each treatment option. They walked us through the entire process and care plan and provided us with all the literature so we could refer back to it when needed. I couldn’t ask for a better team.” — B.B Howell, NJ

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Stars In The Community A Spotlight on “Superheroes” in the Community

These Ocean County individuals are reshaping and impacting their communities little by little, using their skills and inspirations to help others around them. Meet a handful of the local “superheroes” in your community that are doing their part to make Ocean County a great place to call home.

Cheryl Pirrera

New Jersey Clean Communities Council Recognizes Cheryl Pirrera with Two Environmental Awards TOMS RIVER– August 28, 2017 – Cheryl Pirrera has earned two awards this year from the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) for her many creative projects that teach children and adults about the dangers of littering and the many opportunities to recycle. Pirrera, the Clean Communities Coordinator for Toms River, is passionate about helping students understand the impact of littering in the world around them. She was nominated for the “Excellence in Education Award” by John Clark, of Toms River, who highlighted her creation of a coloring book and puppet show, starring “Tom,” a duck that lives on the Toms River and his fight to keep his river safe from non-point source pollution. Clark says: “The child learns with laughter, a proven effective way to educate the children on our topics. Copies are given to each child that participates in the show. Last year the show reached more than 1,500 students, all with very positive responses. Cheryl also provides the `Rocky the Robot’ show that deals with litter and the problems it causes in the environment.” Pirrera also loves to show students that recycling can be beautiful. As a part of the Clean Communities Environmental Student Exchange (CCESE), for which she received her second award, she created sculptures and centerpieces from materials that would otherwise enter the waste stream, including plastic, aluminum cans and bottle tops. Her pieces include a six-foot-tall palm tree, portraits of marine life, and a functioning chandelier that looks like glass, but is made from used plastic water bottles. Pirrera said: “Why put something in the landfill when you can make something beautiful out it? Kids love to make things and when they see what you can do with ‘trash,’ they get it!” “Cheryl truly uses her creativity and passion to reach children with the need to keep our environment clean,” said NJCCC Executive Director Sandy Huber. “Students of all ages respond to her and learn. We are proud to honor someone who uses her artistic talent to bring home the message that we can all do more to cut down on litter.” NJCCC is a comprehensive, statewide litter-abatement program that has served New Jersey residents and visitors for more than 25 years. Learn more at

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Vicki Weiss lives as the Innkeeper for 600 Main, a Bed & Breakfast and Victorian Tea Room, located in the heart of Downtown Toms River. Vicki has been living in Ocean County for the past 20 years and loves the life style of living so close to the Jersey Shore. Ms. Weiss has recently accepted the opportunity to change careers from a former grant writer and professional fundraiser, to assist in the hospitality management of the former Thomas Berry Mansion, circa 1894. She is applying her vast experience in business management and PR/Marketing in order to increase the visibility of one of the Downtown’s most hidden treasures. Vicki is looking forward to this new life change and enjoys learning everyday while meeting new people that visit Ocean County. Vicki has three beautiful children and an adorable Shiba Inu, named Sonny. She enjoys gardening, traveling and spending time with her family. Vicki met the owners of 600 Main, John and Susan Notte, during Super Storm Sandy and lived at the home for five months while being displaced. They became great friends and now this friendship has led to an opportunity that will allow Vicki to live her life’s dream. To learn more about 600 Main or to schedule a getaway, call 732-818-7580 or visit

Colleen L. Clark, Esq., The Matus Law Group,

An Ocean County attorney with a strong commitment to excellence

Colleen is an attorney licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey with offices in Ocean and Monmouth Counties. She has a BS in Finance from Lehigh University and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. Colleen began her legal career in 2000 in Short Hills practicing estate planning, elder law and corporate law. She has also practiced real estate law and special education law. Currently she focuses on special education, estate planning and planning for individuals with special needs. Colleen grew up in Lacey Township and currently lives outside of Long Beach Island. She has two sons, two cats and a chihuahua. She is an avid marathon runner (the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC, the Philadelphia Marathon and the Coastal Delaware Marathon). She is also running the Chicago Marathon in October. Colleen is a member of David’s Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation, is a Scout Leader and has coached many youth sports, including travel soccer, golf and basketball. She also owned a youth coaching franchise called Skyhawks Sports Academy. You can reach Colleen at 732-281-0060 or visit

If you are interested in submitting information on a “superhero” from Ocean County, please email or call 856-297-5946 for more information.

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Let Cutting Board Creations Into Your Kitchen

These days getting a healthy dinner on the table night after night can be a serious challenge. Between the average person’s typical workday, focusing on specialty dietary needs or just simply not having enough time in the kitchen, this is a problem all too familiar for most people. Enter personal chef Stephanie Hopkins with an easy solution. As a personal chef, Stephanie will take care of all of your menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking, packaging and clean-up of meals designed specifically for each client. In a typical day, 20 meals are prepared, packaged and labeled (in the client’s home) so that the client can have a delicious and healthy home-cooked meal within minutes of walking through their front door! Since the menu is shared with and approved by the client ahead of time, every meal is an enjoyable one. She has over 5,000 recipes that she works with; however, many of her clients request repeats of their favorites. 30

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And Watch Your Life Get A Whole Lot Easier BP: How did you become involved in this field? Stephanie: In my previous life as a project manager and consultant, I did quite a bit of travelling and used to cook when I got home as a way to relax. Nutrition and healthy eating have always been very interesting to me. When the company I was working for wanted me to move to Texas, I made the decision to start my own business. I saw an ad in Cooking Light Magazine that talked about the United States Personal Chef Association. As fate would have it, there happened to be a school right in Cherry Hill. The rest is history. BP: What is the most rewarding part about your profession? Stephanie: Over the last 14 years I have met so many fantastic people. Many are still clients and have since become friends. I’ve had the opportunity to gain experience in a number of different diets, health issues and cuisines as a result of working to make sure each client gets exactly what they are looking for.

BP: What is the greatest obstacle to eating healthy? Stephanie: Time. Most people don’t have the time it takes to shop for, chop and cook the fresh

BP: Are there ways that you help your clients learn to love cooking? Stephanie: I’m always happy to talk to my clients about nutrition, cooking and different methods that are available to them. Although it’s a somewhat foreign concept to me, some people just don’t like to do it. I think the way that I help clients out the most is by making them feel good about what they are serving their family for dinner and knowing that the time they had to invest to do so was minimal.


BP: What is the most challenging part? Stephanie: Putting together the menus is the most time-consuming part of my day. Since my goal has always been to not repeat dishes for clients for at least 6 months, I spend a lot of time researching different recipes and making sure that all the ingredients in those recipes meet the needs of each client.

meats and vegetables that are essential to eating a balanced diet. While most have the best intentions of doing so, they buy groceries only to throw them away when they haven’t had the time to actually do the cooking. Most of the current meal delivery services still require you to “process” the ingredients, so folks aren’t really gaining anything there either. That’s why a service from a Personal Chef is far more cost-effective than most people think. It’s not a Private Chef like most associate with the rich and famous. A Personal Chef comes in, prepares a number of meals, and doesn’t come back again until you are ready.



Stephanie is a Certified Personal Chef, a member of the United States Personal Chef Association, a certified Food Safety Manager and former President of the South Jersey Chapter of Personal Chefs. It is her passion for cooking and interest in nutrition that drives her to be so successful. She has lived in NJ with her husband for over 18 years. They say that if a person truly loves their job, they never “work” a day in their life. Stephanie Hopkins is living proof of that.

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Recipes Perfect For The Harvest Season Submitted by Stephanie Hopkins, Owner, Cutting Board Creations, LLC

Autumn Chicken and Pears Fall Harvest Vegetable Chowder – Serves 4

Hearty chowder with carrots, zucchini, corn, yams and spinach. 1 cup onions diced 1 cup celery diced 1 cup carrots diced 6 cups vegetable broth 2 small zucchini diced 2 small yams diced 4 bay leaves 2 tablespoons thyme 2 cups corn 4 cups spinach Place the onion, celery, carrots and 1/2 cup broth in a large pot and sauté over medium high heat for 6-8 minutes or until the onion is translucent. Add the zucchini, yams, bay leaves, thyme and remaining broth and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add half the corn and cook for 10-15 minutes more. Remove bay leaves. Puree the soup using either an immersion blender or high-speed blender. (Be careful during this step to avoid splatter.) Add remaining corn and spinach. Cook until spinach is wilted.

– Serves 4 Lightly sautéed chicken breasts topped with a flavorful sauce of pears, cranberries and seasonings.

4 6-oz. chicken breasts, boneless, skinless 3 tablespoons flour 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium pears room temperature 2 medium green onions chopped 1/2 teaspoon garlic minced 3/4 cup apple juice 1/4 cup cranberries, dehydrated 1 tablespoon thyme fresh 1/4 cup almonds, sliced Flatten breasts to 1/2” uniform thickness. Core and cut pears into 1/4-inch wedges, peel if desired. Combine salt, pepper, flour; dredge breasts. Heat 1 T oil in large nonstick sauté pan over medium high heat. Arrange breasts in single layer; cook about 2 min per side until lightly browned but not cooked through. Transfer chicken to holding dish. Heat remaining oil in sauté pan. Add pears, green onions, and garlic. Cook, stirring, for about 2 min or until pears are slightly tender. Reduce heat to med, stir in remaining ingredients and return chicken to pan. Cover and cook for about 8 min, or chicken is done. Adjust seasoning to taste. To serve, place chicken on plate; top with pears, cranberries and sauce. Garnish with toasted sliced almonds, or coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts.


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Historic Dennisville Christmas House Tour Saturday, December 16, 2017 • 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Sponsored by the Dennisville Historic Home Owners Association, Inc., [501 (c)(3)]

The 28th Historic Dennisville Christmas House Tour is our premier fund raising event. On the 3rd Saturday of December a minimum of 8 beautifully decorated 18th and 19th century historic homes, as well as several public buildings and 2 churches, are open to the public. Please think about starting your holiday season with a festive glimpse of history in Dennisville at Christmas time!

Tickets are $15.00 and will be sold at the Dennisville Post Office, 24 Hall Ave. in Dennisville the day of the tour beginning at 3:30 pm. Advance ticket sales will be available online at beginning October 1, 2017. Dennis Township Middle School Student Government students will serve as greeters to distribute programs and get tour goers started on their way. Houses open at 4:00 pm. The Post Office will be open for stamp sales as well. Soup and sandwich supper at the South Dennis Trinity United Methodist Church beginning at 3:00 pm until food runs out ($8.00 adults, $3.50 children under 12). Refreshments and comfort stations at the Dennisville United Methodist Church Social Hall, the Dennis Volunteer Fire Company and the Dennis Township Old School House Museum. The Middletones Carolers (Middle Township High School a cappella vocal quartet) will perform through the village in period costume. Alice Belanger McGuigan’s illustrated “Historic Dennisville: A Walking Tour” will be available for sale at the ticket center. Dennis Volunteer Fire Company will be open with new and antique equipment on display. Light refreshments will also be available there. The Dennis Township Old School House Museum will be open to visitors. You might want to take a quick look tonight and make arrangements to return for a more in depth visit at a later date.

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The Jonathan Crandall House - ca. 1813-1817

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The Crandall House is comprised of two main sections, both with timber framing, gable roofs that run parallel to the facade and large interior wall fireplaces. The front enclosed porch shelters a brick well. Each and every room is lavishly decorated with mid century reminders of Christmases past: blow mold figures, painted and glass C9’s and C7’s, plastic table ornaments and festive cardboard decorations. Having never been on the Dennisville House Tour, the house had its inaugural opening during the 2016 tour and was very well received. Keep your coat on as there is no heat in the house!

Museums of Atlantic & Ocean Counties Visiting a museum, whether it is an art, history, or nature center, is a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. They are an ideal place to meet up with others, discuss thoughts and opinions, and become inspired. The primary role of a museum is to engage and educate the community, and South Jersey is home to some of the most fascinating museums in the country. FUN FACT: Did you know that museums average approximately 865 million visits per year? (American Alliance of Museums) Museum of New Jersey Maritime History 528 Dock Road • Beach Haven (609) 492-0202 This museum is home to the most extensive collection of maritime history and artifacts in the state of New Jersey.

Discovery Seashell Museum

2721 Asbury Ave. • Ocean City (609) 398-2316 This combination museum/store allows visitors to see what really lurks at the bottom of the ocean. This museum has been a fixture in town since 1968.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum

1441 Boardwalk • Atlantic City (709) 347-2001 This may be the only place in NJ where you can see a spider made from scissors and knives. With over 14 themed galleries, there are lots of odd findings to see here.

The African American Heritage Museum of Southern Jersey

2200 Fairmount Ave • Atlantic City (609) 350-6662 Check out the cultural treasures and artifacts from the founder, Ralph E. Hunter. Because of his extensive knowledge of Atlantic City, HBO featured him in their documentary, which promoted the launch of the series Boardwalk Empire. This museum also gives local African American artists a place to display their work.

Barnegat Light Historical Society and Museum

501 Central Ave.• Barnegat Light (609) 494-8578 The main objective of this museum is to keep the history of Barnegat Light alive in this 106-year-old restored schoolhouse museum.

Long Beach Island Historical Association and Museum

Engleside & Beach Aves. • Beach Haven (609) 492-0700 This museum seeks to keep the history of LBI alive through the preservation of artifacts inside the 130-year-old building.

Vintage Automobile Museum of NJ Beachwood

(732) 797-1456 This is New Jersey’s only public automotive museum and has cars on display from the 1900s through 1980.

New Jersey Museum of Boating

1800 Bay Ave. • Johnson Boat Works Building 13 Pt. Pleasant (732) 606-7605 The museum celebrates our state’s rich maritime history and is committed to preserving the boats and related marine equipment and materials used in the process.

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ENTER TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS FOR A GREAT CHARTERED BUS TRIP Sponsored by the Ocean County Historical Society Win a pair of tickets on the next scheduled chartered bus trip organized by the Ocean County Historical Society, 26 Hadley Avenue, Toms River, NJ 08753. Ticket value includes coach bus, driver gratuity, and admission (if applicable). **Entries must be submitted to the OCHS in person by November 16, 2017 for the next bus trip on November 30, 2017 All entrants will get a FREE copy of our book about the history of one-room schools in Ocean County!

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COME VISIT OCEAN COUNTY’S BEST-KEPT SECRET: The Ocean County Historical Society Museum & Research Center 26 Hadley Avenue, Toms River, NJ 08753 Come see our historic PiersonSculthorp House which dates back to the early 1800s. Learn about its colorful history as you tour the Victorian kitchen, period dining room added around 1840, elaborately decorated parlor in the 1868 addition, and the music room with its captivating antiques. Don’t miss the second floor presentations of a children’s room with toys from the 1800s, a replica of a classroom from a one-room schoolhouse, and a bedroom typical of the Victorian Era. There are also rotating exhibits, such as the present one on the 250th Anniversary of Toms River, and permanent displays about Ocean County fossils, native American artifacts, dirigibles, and a room devoted to bay boats and equipment for raising chickens, cranberries, and other local foods. Our Richard L. Strickler Research Center was added in 1990 as a reference library and archives devoted to preserving the historical legacy of Ocean County. It has an extensive collection of area genealogical records, as well as vital statistic records, cemetery and census documents, from as early as 1850. We are an all-volunteer run organization dedicated to Telling the Stories of Ocean County. We welcome visitors, new members, and volunteers to join us in our mission. Interested?

Ocean County Historical Society Museum & Research Center Guided tours: Tuesday & Thursday 1-3 PM. First Saturday of each month: 1-4 PM. Office - Exhibit: Monday - Friday 9:30 AM - 4 PM. School Groups & Other Tours: by reservation. Donation: Adults, $3.00 - Children under 12, free. Research Center: Tuesdays & Wednesday 1-4 PM First Saturday of each month: 1-4 PM Other research assistance available by appointment. Directions: Garden State Parkway Exit 82. Rt. 37 East. South on Hooper Avenue. Left on Hadley Avenue. See our website for a map.

O.C.H.S. received funding this year from a grant administrered by the Ocean County Cultural & Heritage Commission from funds granted by the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

Ocean County Historical Society Upcoming Events Historical Programs (Reserve a seat by calling: 732-341-1880) • 10/22 – “Spooky Tunes & Tales”, Valerie Vaughn, 2:00 PM. • 11/12 – Presentation on the History of WWI by Freeholder John Bartlett, 2:00 PM. • 12/3 –“NJ Folk Revival Music: History & Tradition”, Michael C. Gabriele, 2:00 PM. Holiday Event: The Holiday Victorian Tea is 12/5 with seatings at 12:00 noon and 3:00 PM. Price is $27 for members, $30 for non-members. Start calling Cheryl for reservations on Monday, Nov. 6th at 7:00 AM. @ 732-890-3200. Fantastic Bus Trip (Reserve a seat by calling Jeff at 609-339-9134) 11/30 – Bus Trip to the Bronx Botanical Gardens & The Cloisters, 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM, $65 for members, $70 for non-members.

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