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 […]

Green Hill earns platinum certification

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill has earned SAGECare Platinum certification from SAGE USA for completing a comprehensive provider training program for LGBT older adults and their caregivers, and cultural competency training on subjects related to LGBT people. Green Hill is the only residential senior care provider in the New York City metro area certified […]

Bank provides grant to aphasia center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Adler Aphasia Center was recently granted a $5,000 gift from The Provident Bank Foundation in Morristown to support the center’s satellite program at the JCC MetroWest in West Orange for people with aphasia and their families. The grant will also support the Adler Aphasia Center’s Aphasia Communication Groups located in seven […]

Aetna, RWJBarnabas Health reach new agreement

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Aetna and RWJBarnabas Health announced a new agreement that will be effective April 22. Aetna members, who receive care at any of the RWJBarnabas Health hospitals and facilities, or from RWJBarnabas Health physicians, will continue to be covered at the in-network level of benefits available. As a result of this agreement, […]

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 […]