Mountainside Medical Center celebrates National Hospital Week

Mountainside Medical Center celebrates National Hospital Week

GLEN RIDGE / MONTCLAIR, NJ — Beginning May 9, National Hospital Week is an opportunity to highlight hospitals, health systems and health care workers, as well as the ways they support the needs of their community. The American Hospital Association has recognized this year’s theme as “Inspiring Hope through Healing.” “Mountainside is far more than […]

NBIMC embarks on $100 million expansion project, calls on residents to name it

NBIMC embarks on $100 million expansion project, calls on residents to name it

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is about to begin the largest expansion of its facility since 1967. The $100 million expansion project will include a new 17,000-square-foot, glass-enclosed main lobby, expanded adult and pediatric emergency departments, new hybrid operating rooms, and a dedicated center for all cardiac services.  There are three names […]

High school students compete for up to $300K in scholarships at UTI Bloomfield

High school students compete for up to $300K in scholarships at UTI Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Universal Technical Institute’s Bloomfield campus welcomed high school students from New Jersey and New York to compete for up to $300,000 in scholarships using in-demand automotive technology skills and knowledge. Two students from Wayne Valley High School walked away with the grand prize: full UTI scholarships. Eighteen two-person teams from high school […]

Keeping West Orange green by planting new trees

Keeping West Orange green by planting new trees

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Saturday, May 8, West Orange students joined Councilman Bill Rutherford in handing out 700 trees. The tree recovery event, which took place at Washington and Gregory elementary schools, was organized by Our Green West Orange to replace the trees lost during Superstorm Sandy.

Robert Schoeber Memorial Rotary Golf Classic will be June 2

BELLEVILLE / NUTLEY, NJ — The Rotary clubs of Belleville and Nutley will host the Robert Schoeber Memorial Rotary Golf Classic on Wednesday, June 2. Schoeber was a longtime, influential member of Nutley Rotary and started this outing some time ago. It is now played in his honor.  The shotgun start event will be held […]

Bloomfield welcomes new director of cultural preservation

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The township of Bloomfield has welcomed Jill Dombrowski to the role of director of cultural preservation, which will make her responsible for managing two historic properties, the Oakeside Mansion and the Collins House. Dombrowski comes to the role with more than 15 years of experience in arts and cultural programming. Her success […]

Bloomfield police receive training in mental health, de-escalation tactics

Bloomfield police receive training in mental health, de-escalation tactics

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — On May 6, Bloomfield Police Patrol Platoon A received training in mental health and de-escalation tactics coupled with crisis intervention training. The Bloomfield Police Department has partnered with Bloomfield Health & Human Services, as well as Cavanaugh and Keenan LLC, to provide this essential training to all BPD officers. Some of the […]

Impact100 Essex announces start of 2021 grant cycle

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Impact100 Essex announced the availability of a $100,000 Impact Grant and kicked off its 2021 grant cycle with an information session for Essex County nonprofits. At the April 20 session, more than 60 organizations from across the county attended to learn about the grant application process.  “We were pleased to see […]

Recycle computers and unwanted electronics in Essex County

Recycle computers and unwanted electronics in Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County’s Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, sponsored by the county and the Essex County Utilities Authority, will be Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Essex County Public Works, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. Items being accepted are computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, scanners, telecom […]

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