Columbia Bank Foundation donates $50,000 to Christian Health Care Center

FAIR LAWN, NJ — The Columbia Bank Foundation recently donated $50,000 to the Christian Health Care Center to address the urgent needs of senior care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will assist with CHCC’s efforts to maintain necessary personal protective equipment, testing kits and cleaning supplies while ensuring appropriate technology for client socialization and […]

Kemly named to NJBiz Power 100 list

Kemly named to NJBiz Power 100 list

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Thomas Kemly, president and CEO of Columbia Bank, has been named to the NJBiz Magazine’s Power 100 list. The NJBiz Power 100 list is compiled by consulting with sources knowledgeable about the state. Kemly was cited for being an active and influential member of the banking industry. With more than 40 […]

Health insurer expands into county

NEWARK, NJ — Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. announced Oct. 8 that it will grow its New Jersey market footprint by offering Medicare Advantage plans in four additional counties in the state: Essex, Monmouth, Union and Atlantic counties. In addition, for the first time, the company is introducing a Humana Honor Plan in […]

RWJBarnabas Health recognized with Supply Chain Achievement Award

RWJBarnabas Health recognized with Supply Chain Achievement Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health has been recognized by ECRI, an independent trusted authority on health care practices and products, with a 2020 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award. The prestigious award honors health care organizations that demonstrate excellence in supply chain spend management. Now in its ninth year, ECRI’s Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award […]

Experts in urologic care join RWJBarnabas Health

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex Hudson Urology, a urology practice with locations in Bloomfield, Lyndhurst and Newark, has joined RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group. In addition to providing exceptional general urology care, the physicians of Essex Hudson Urology will provide urologic oncology services in partnership with RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the […]

Ceremonial ribbon-cutting welcomes two businesses in WO

Ceremonial ribbon-cutting welcomes two businesses in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mayor Robert Parisi welcomed two new, neighboring businesses to town with a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Sept. 18 at 474 Prospect Ave. in the rear of the Glen Rock Savings Bank building. The dual ceremony was the town’s first since the COVID-19 pandemic hit; attendees at the ceremony maintained social distance […]

New campaign uses humor to support Downtown South Orange

New campaign uses humor to support Downtown South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Village Center Alliance unveiled Sept. 10 a “Back to Business” campaign designed to remind residents that downtown businesses are ready to serve the community and to reinforce the significance of supporting local businesses, now more than ever.  This isn’t the same “Shop Local” message people are accustomed to […]

Bank donates $30K to Newark Workforce Development Board

Bank donates $30K to Newark Workforce Development Board

NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Workforce Development Board has received a $30,000 grant from the Columbia Bank Foundation to support ongoing efforts to bridge the gap between local businesses and unemployed Newark residents. The organization acts as a liaison with local businesses, while simultaneously preparing members of the community for the workforce. Programs focus on […]

Summer Saturdays feature sidewalk sales, outdoor dining in South Orange

Summer Saturdays feature sidewalk sales, outdoor dining in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Village Center Alliance has announced Summer Saturdays. For three Saturdays in July, downtown retailers will be outside on the sidewalks offering an expanded footprint for easier, socially distanced shopping. Many will offer special sale items, raffles and promotions. The two remaining sidewalk sales will run from 11 a.m. […]

RWJBarnabas marks 10 years as a CEO Canter Gold Standard employer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health, the most comprehensive academic health care system in New Jersey, marks its 10-year anniversary as a CEO Cancer Gold Standard employer this year, having maintained its dedication and commitment to a high standard of excellence in cancer prevention, early detection and quality care for its employees and their families, […]

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