Caldwell University to celebrate its 80th commencement May 15

Caldwell University to celebrate its 80th commencement May 15

CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell University will celebrate its 80th annual commencement on Sunday, May 15, in the Newman Center, 9 Ryerson Ave, Caldwell. The ceremony for master’s and doctoral graduates will begin at 10 a.m., and the ceremony for undergraduates will be held at 1 p.m.  Yaman Thapa will be the undergraduate ceremony speaker. Thapa, […]

West Orange, SOMA and Orange communities unite to find a kidney for longtime resident

West Orange, SOMA and Orange communities unite to find a kidney for longtime resident

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — South Orange, Maplewood, Orange and West Orange residents are rallying around Anthony Brooks and his family in an effort to find him a kidney donor. Brooks lost one of his kidneys to cancer in 2017, and now the disease has spread to his remaining kidney. Now looking for a living kidney […]

Essex County announces partnerships with local charitable organizations

Essex County announces partnerships with local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on Thursday, April 7, that Essex County is participating in 10 partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Arc of Essex County, New Jersey Children’s Alliance, Stop for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, Arthritis […]

Weitzman named VP of ambulatory care at Cooperman Barnabas

Weitzman named VP of ambulatory care at Cooperman Barnabas

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center has announced the appointment of Robert Weitzman as the vice president for ambulatory care. “We welcome Rob to Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center,” CBMC President and CEO Richard Davis said. “Rob is an experienced health care leader who has implemented strategies to drive operational efficiency, high-quality patient care, regulatory […]

RWJBarnabas health facilities earn top score in health care equality index

RWJBarnabas health facilities earn top score in health care equality index

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Eight RWJBarnabas Health facilities have been recognized and redesignated as “Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” and two RWJBarnabas Health facilities received new designations by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. The […]

Saint Barnabas Medical Center names new chief operating officer

Saint Barnabas Medical Center names new chief operating officer

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jennifer O’Neill has been named chief operating officer at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, which will soon be officially renamed as the Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center thanks to a large donation from Leon and Toby Cooperman. “It gives me great pleasure to welcome back Jennifer O’Neill to the Saint Barnabas Medical Center family,” […]

West Orange fire truck gets a tow from strongman

West Orange fire truck gets a tow from strongman

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange fire truck got a tow on Saturday, Oct. 9, after stopping just a few hundred feet from Fire Headquarters on Valley Road — not because it broke down, but because strongman Lee Richards offered to pull and push the 70,000-pound ladder truck as part the West Orange Fire […]

County honors Stars of Essex at Latino heritage celebration

County honors Stars of Essex at Latino heritage celebration

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the county’s annual Latino heritage celebration on Monday, Oct. 4, in the Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Building in Newark. The spirited celebration paid homage to the rich culture and traditions of U.S. residents who trace their roots to the Spanish-speaking nations of Europe, […]