Essex-Hudson Greenway project expected to help sewage overflow problem

Essex-Hudson Greenway project expected to help sewage overflow problem

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex-Hudson Greenway project partners presented to the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions on April 26 about the project’s usefulness in solving infrastructure challenges for the region regarding sewage overflow.  According to a press release from the greenway partners, the proposed Essex-Hudson Greenway project will help solve severe stormwater overflow […]

Mountainside Medical Center names new chief operating officer

Mountainside Medical Center names new chief operating officer

MONTCLAIR / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Alec Grabowski has been named chief operating officer for Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center. He replaces Tim O’Brien, who was promoted to chief executive officer in August 2020. Grabowski comes to Mountainside Medical Center with more than a decade of health care leadership experience in a variety of hospital […]

Bloomfield holds informational session about proposed Essex–Hudson Greenway

Bloomfield holds informational session about proposed Essex–Hudson Greenway

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Members of the Bloomfield Township Council and Essex County Board of County Commissioners held a meeting about the proposed Essex–Hudson Greenway project on April 14, updating residents about the 9-mile park that could run through Essex and Hudson counties. The park would be built on an unused freight train rail line owned […]

Discard unused medications safely on Drug Take Back Day

Discard unused medications safely on Drug Take Back Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., the Essex County Board of County Commissioners, the Essex County Division of Community Health, and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team are encouraging residents to dispose of their old or unwanted prescription medications during the federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s annual Drug Take Back […]

Mountainside Medical Center recognizes exceptional leadership

Mountainside Medical Center recognizes exceptional leadership

MONTCLAIR / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Mountainside Medical Center has recognized several staff members for exceptional leadership in the establishment and operationalization of the hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Hospital CEO Tim O’Brien recognized Florey Cruz-Cerpa, community health manager; Julia Ilyin, pharmacy director; Jennifer Lopez, central scheduling director; Cristina Martinez, employee health manager; and Jill Ryan, […]

Essex County commissioners honor the youth of Essex County

Essex County commissioners honor the youth of Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On April 14, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners virtually held its 2021 Essex County Celebrates Youth program via Zoom. The ceremony aims to acknowledge and encourage outstanding young people throughout Essex County.  Commissioner President Wayne L. Richardson discussed the contributions of the county’s younger generation during the challenges of […]

Studio Montclair presents juried art exhibit ‘Viewpoints 2021’

Studio Montclair presents juried art exhibit ‘Viewpoints 2021’

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Studio Montclair — still going strong despite the obstacles of COVID-19 — has announced one of its largest and most distinguished exhibits, the 24th annual open juried exhibition “ViewPoints 2021.” It will run from April 23 through May 28 at Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. There will be a […]

Bloomfield to host virtual presentation on Essex-Hudson Greenway project

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The township of Bloomfield will host a virtual presentation on the Essex-Hudson Greenway project on Wednesday, April 14, at 7 p.m.  Mayor Michael Venezia and members of the Town Council will be joined by Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill for the presentation. The New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition and the Open […]

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