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Valerie Musson

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Valerie Musson is a passionate and enthusiastic digital newswriter and journalist from Rochester, New York. She graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

With past experience in video production, digital marketing and SEO, Valerie’s work has been published across a host of different publications. She has written for The Rockland County TimesCNY Vision, and Freelance Weekly. She has also produced marketing content for MentionSmall Business Marketing Tools, Green and Clean Mom, My Boat Life, and many other sites.

For more from Valerie, visit her professional writing portfolio at valeriemusson.contently.com.

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  1. 'Unbelievable': Sparta Officers Help Mom Deliver Baby At Home

    'Unbelievable': Sparta Officers Help Mom Deliver Baby At Home

    A new mom from Sparta is sharing the intense experience of delivering her baby in her own home -- but not without the help of three police officers.Lindsey Schlott and her husband, Brad Scheller, were concerned that COVID-19 precautions would prevent them from being together during the birth of their child.“I was pretty panicked about the idea of my husband not being there," Schlott ...

  2. Fair Lawn Native, 24, Recovering From Heart Infection Alone Amid Coronavirus Crisis

    Fair Lawn Native, 24, Recovering From Heart Infection Alone Amid Coronavirus Crisis

    The community is rallying for a 24-year-old Fair Lawn native recovering from a heart infection in isolation following COVID-19 closures.Ryan Raymond, who now lives in Pennsylvania, was born with a heart defect and recently developed a heart infection, according to a GoFundMe started for his medical expenses.The campaign had raised more than $3,000 as of Friday afternoon.Raymond ...

  3. Essex County Dunkin' Donuts Franchisee Launches DIY Kits To Keep Workers On Payroll

    Essex County Dunkin' Donuts Franchisee Launches DIY Kits To Keep Workers On Payroll

    Adam Goldman’s Dunkin' Donuts store in West Orange is one of the only locations that continues to make its donuts fresh in-house each day.Goldman, who says he’s had many people ask him about the way donuts are made, was inspired to put together a DIY doughnut kit for parents who are home with their children amid COVID-19 closures.While Goldman said he first made the kits to help ...

  4. Prosecutor: Jersey City Teen Released From Hospital With Gunshot Wound Dies Next Day

    Prosecutor: Jersey City Teen Released From Hospital With Gunshot Wound Dies Next Day

    A 17-year-old Jersey City girl who was sent home from the hospital with a gunshot wound Wednesday night died after being readmitted Thursday morning, authorities said.Police responding to an 8 p.m. shooting in the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Forrest Street said they found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound that wasn't considered life-threatening.The girl -- identified ...

  5. Coronavirus Testing Site Coming To Union City

    Coronavirus Testing Site Coming To Union City

    A new COVID-19 testing site will soon open in Union City, reports say.The facility, located in a parking lot on 36th Street between Kennedy Boulevard and Bergenline Avenue, will operate as a drive-thru and walk-up site starting Monday, April 6. Residents in Union City, Weehawken, North Bergen, West New York and Guttenberg can be tested between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily for as long as ...

  6. Murphy Mourns Newark Hospital Staffer Who Died Of Coronavirus

    Murphy Mourns Newark Hospital Staffer Who Died Of Coronavirus

    Gov. Phil Murphy is mourning the coronavirus death of a Newark hospital electrocardiogram technician.Kim King-Smith died Tuesday from complications of the virus, officials said.King-Smith worked as a night-shift electrocardiogram technician at University Hospital in Newark. The 53-year-old Piscataway resident is the first hospital employee to die from COVID-19, officials said.“Our ...

  7. Most Popular Bagel Shops in Mercer County

    Most Popular Bagel Shops in Mercer County

    There are bagels and then there are bagels:Doughy, delicious deli icons that are good on their own, as a sandwich or with the ever-classic cream cheese.Want to start your morning off right? Here are several bagel shops you can try today in Mercer County.The spots you see on this list were top-rated on several user-generated review sites, featured in local publications and recommended by ...

  8. Morris County Youth Addiction Program To Shutter

    Morris County Youth Addiction Program To Shutter

    Morris County’s residential addiction program in Mendham will soon close, officials said citing a drop in revenue and the ongoing need for other rehab programs.The 70-bed residential program, run by Daytop New Jersey, will close on May 29, according to CEO Jim Curtin.The facility opened in 1992 and is the last of two long-term specialized adolescent addiction residential programs in the ...

  9. Sussex County Dad Delivers Baby On Side Of Route 519

    Sussex County Dad Delivers Baby On Side Of Route 519

    A Sussex County dad is reflecting on the desperate and adrenaline-filled moment he helped deliver his own child on the side of Route 519.Coronavirus precautions changed the birth plan for Branchville's Gia Leo, 37, who birthed her first child with husband Erion Adams via Cesarean section, NJHerald reports.Though Leo wanted a natural delivery, Adams, 44, got a call just two days ...

  10. 25-Year-Old Man Killed In Jersey City Shooting

    25-Year-Old Man Killed In Jersey City Shooting

    A 25-year-old man was killed in a Jersey City shooting, authorities said.Damone Smith, 25, of Jersey City was shot near the area of Cator Avenue and Rose Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.Smith was taken in a private vehicle to Jersey City Medical Center with gunshot wounds in his upper body, Suarez said. He was pronounced dead at the ...

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