Green Hill earns 5-star rating

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill has earned a five-star rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which rates Green Hill as one of the top-rated senior living and nursing residences in New Jersey. “It is an exciting time of innovation and excellence at Green Hill,” Executive Director and President Donna Lazartic said […]

SBMC board names 3 new trustees

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three area residents — Ryan Schinman of West Orange and Robert D. Marcus and Evan Ratner, both of Short Hills — were recently named to the board of trustees at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. “I welcome our newest board members, Robert Marcus, Evan Ratner and Ryan Schinman and […]

Knecht to helm nonprofit board

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Michael E. Knecht, senior vice president of strategic messaging and marketing at RWJBarnabas Health, was inducted as chairman of the board of trustees of Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey at its annual meeting on March 23. In his new role, Knecht will work with board members, volunteers […]

CHoNJ expands pediatric cardiology services to West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Families in West Orange and the surrounding areas will soon have an important new resource for children with heart conditions. Starting April 6, the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, will expand cardiology office visits to West Orange. Pediatric cardiology services will be available at the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey Specialty […]

Words continues tradition of engagement and inclusion

Words continues tradition of engagement and inclusion

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Words Bookstore, located in the heart of downtown Maplewood, has been a gathering place and mecca for those who appreciate the written word. Located on Maplewood Avenue, the independent bookstore draws in customers from Maplewood and surrounding areas, and has established itself as a hub of learning, knowledge and inclusion. Words was […]

RWJBarnabas Health named a top place to work

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Becker’s Hospital Review has named RWJBarnabas Health to its 2017 list of “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare.” This list is a compilation of hospitals, health systems, ambulatory surgical centers, physician groups, vendors and other health care organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees, according […]

Pre-lease at Clarus now

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Clarus Maplewood, at the former post office site, is available now for pre-leasing, according to developer JMF Properties. Renters who want to live at Clarus Maplewood can now lock in their place early, well before the community’s initial occupancy scheduled for this summer. Pre-leasing is available for the entire collection of 20 […]

Rumors of West Orange methadone clinic are unfounded

Medical center looks to expand in new WO home

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Contrary to rumors, Zufall Health will not open a methadone clinic when it eventually moves to a larger location in West Orange. Zufall President and CEO Eva Turbiner told the West Orange Chronicle that the nonprofit medical and dental care provider — which treats all people regardless of their ability to […]

Villager brings her lifetime love of dance to new business

Villager brings her lifetime love of dance to new business

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Turning challenges into opportunities has been the modus operandi for South Orange resident Claudia Aarts-Schreiber for as long as she can remember. Now this former professional dancer is looking to provide health and fitness opportunities for others with the opening of her Pilates and dance-based fitness studio ChaiseFitness Madison, located in […]