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Paralyzed Rutgers Player LeGrand Off Ventilator

Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has been taken off a ventilator and is able to breathe on his own, school officials said. His injury was reclassified to an incomplete spinal cord injury.


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Fundraiser Set For Rutgers’ LeGrand

Parents from the Port Reading Saints Pop Warner Organization and the Colonia Patriot High School football program whose sons had played football with Eric LeGrand will hold a benefit dinner in Woodbridge Saturday.


Eric LeGrand

Rutgers’ Eric LeGrand Hospitalized With Fever

Hours after being admitted to Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, N.J., Rutgers says the 20-year-old LeGrand was moved to St. Barnabas Medical Center late Wednesday with a high fever.


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Players, Students Attend Rally For Rutgers’ LeGrand

Coach Greg Schiano delivered an emotional, prayer-filled speech during the 90-minute gathering at the College Avenue gymnasium on the Rutgers campus.


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Rutgers’ QB Questions A Not-Unwelcome Diversion

Rutgers coach Greg Schiano would usually bristle at any questions suggesting a quarterback controversy on his team.


Trainers check on Detroit Lions linebacker Zack Follett (49) after he was injured during the fourth quarter of an NFL  football game against the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants won the game 28-20. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Follett ‘Doing Better’ After Scary Injury Against Giants

Lions linebacker Zack Follett has been cleared to return to Detroit after being hospitalized following a violent helmet-to-helmet hit with a New York Giants player.


Coaches check up on Zack Follett #49 of the Detroit Lions after he was injured during a punt return during a game against the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium on October 17, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Follett was taken off the field on a stretcher. The Giants defeated the Lions 28 - 20. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lions: Hospitalized Follett Has Movement In Limbs

Detroit Lions linebacker Zack Follett was hospitalized after a violent helmet-to-helmet hit with a Giants player while covering a fourth-quarter kickoff return.


Isabelle Ballantine Home (Photo/Sonia Rincon)

Bus Driver Comes To Aid Of NJ Senior Stranded In Home

After not seeing 91-year-old Isabelle Ballantine waiting to take the bus, driver Rayna Alcalde called authorities, who found the woman struggling on the floor of her Lodi home.


Poison Ivy plant

Tri-State Hit With Worst Poison Ivy Outbreak In Years

It’s itchy, painful and it spreads fast. It’s poison ivy and this year is one of the worst seasons in decades. Doctors say they are seeing record numbers of patients with the irritating rash.