Kessler receives assistance dog Irvin

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Canine Companions for Independence, a national nonprofit providing highly trained assistance dogs for children, adults and veterans with disabilities, recently announced that Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation physical therapist Katie Young received a Canine Companions facility dog. Young was matched with Irvin, a 2-year-old yellow lab/golden retriever cross who has been trained […]

Classic Card expansion in SOMA

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The successful South Orange Classic Card program is expanding into Maplewood, thanks to the SOMA Two Towns for All Ages initiative. This free card for residents ages 65 and older offers discounts at local restaurants and businesses. Participating businesses will decide on a discount or other special offer for […]

Maplewood businessman sentenced to five years in prison

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney Gen. Christopher S. Porrino announced that a man who stole approximately $298,000 from customers of his two debt relief businesses was sentenced to prison on July 19. Germaine Theodore promised customers of TGC Movement in Maplewood and Save My Future in Jersey City big reductions in their monthly bills, but he […]

Green Hill now offers pain and palliative care

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill recently announced its new pain and palliative care consultant service, Always Think Comfort, and welcomed Fran Hoh to the Green Hill team. Palliative care is interdisciplinary care that focuses on improving quality of life for persons of any age and their families or caregivers, who are living with serious […]

Gallucci: Entrepreneur of the Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — John Gallucci, founder and president of West Orange-based JAG Physical Therapy, has been named a 2017 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Award Winner. Winners are chosen from an independent panel of judges, including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance and the local community. The statewide award winners […]

Leong joins Barnabas Health

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Dr. Rachelle Leong, a fellowship-trained and board-certified physician specializing in breast surgery, recently joined the medical staff of Barnabas Health Medical Group. Dr. Leong will treat patients at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville at 1 Clara Maass Drive in Belleville. Leong will provide comprehensive breast care as well as medical and […]

Girls Night Out in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Girls Night Out in Maplewood Village is back this Thursday night, June 8, beginning at 6 p.m. in Maplewood Village with a fun night of shopping, dining, music, promotions and more. Mona Lisa Framing will be giving away free playful goodies and raffling off a basket valued at $350 filled to the […]

Creativity and community: the name of the frame game

Creativity and community: the name of the frame game

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — It’s all about community. A community thrives on collaboration, creativity and trust — all of which Mona Lisa Framing in Maplewood prides itself in having. For these reasons Maplewood has boasted a frame shop for more than 50 years. Maplewood’s long history in framing began with Dwight Morris’ shop in the 1960s. […]

Mebane wins General Counsel of the Year award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — David Mebane, general counsel of RWJBarnabas Health, was named General Counsel of the Year in Health Care by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal. This honor was announced at the 2017 NJBIZ Breakfast Awards Ceremony on May 19 in Somerset. Mebane drove the large transaction to merge Robert Wood Johnson Health […]

Speck joins Words family

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Words Bookstore in Maplewood recently announced that Merril Speck has joined its staff as floor manager. Speck has more than 15 years experience working in various aspects of retail. He has worked in the book business for the past seven years, beginning as a volunteer and rising to store manager at Housing […]

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