RWJBarnabas Health earns high patient safety scores from Leapfrog Group

RWJBarnabas Health earns high patient safety scores from Leapfrog Group

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Six RWJBarnabas Health facilities were awarded with “A” Hospital Safety Score ratings by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. Among the A-rated hospitals is Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, which received its 17th straight “A,” and Monmouth Medical […]

Heroes Salute Parade held at SBMC

Heroes Salute Parade held at SBMC

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Spearheaded by the Livingston Police Department, more than 20 of Essex County’s municipalities held a Heroes Salute Parade past Saint Barnabas Medical Center to recognize the incredible efforts of medical staff battling the coronavirus. Essex County has the third highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey, according to statistics from […]

Kids For Kids returns March 7

Kids For Kids returns March 7

MILLBURN, NJ — The Junior League of the Oranges & Short Hills and many of its community nonprofit partners are joining forces to support an event that promotes volunteerism and teaches children the importance of giving back to our communities. Kids For Kids brings together local community groups and children for a morning of hands-on […]

SO Health Fair covers its bases

Health Department event provides screenings, information, a good time

SO Health Fair covers its bases

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The village held its annual health fair at the South Orange Firehouse on Sept. 7, providing free health screenings for residents where the firetrucks are usually parked. The health fair was the 13th put on by South Orange Health Officer John Festa, who said the event is a chance for residents […]

Saint Barnabas opens human milk depot

Saint Barnabas opens human milk depot

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center celebrated the grand opening of a human milk depot in partnership with Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast. This is the first New Jersey milk bank for Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast. Mothers who are nursing and producing more milk than they need can give other babies a chance to receive […]

Saint Barnabas named among best hospitals

Saint Barnabas named among best hospitals

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center has been recognized as a Best Hospital for diabetes and gynecology in 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 30th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care […]

Kozlov wins Saint Barnabas Medical Center tennis tournament

Kozlov wins Saint Barnabas Medical Center tennis tournament

CHATHAM, NJ — On Sunday, July 14, Stefan Kozlov defeated Victor Estrella Burgos — 6-2, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 — to win the 2019 Centercourt Men’s Professional Shootout presented by Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Kozlov is a 21-year-old American professional tennis player who made his ATP World Tour debut as a wild card at the Hall […]

7th annual JLOSH ‘Kids For Kids’ on March 2

MILLBURN, NJ — Community groups are joining forces for the seventh year in Millburn this March for a children’s volunteering event to help youngsters in need. “Kids For Kids,” organized by the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, brings together local groups and children for a morning of hands-on volunteering and fun at […]

Man injured in West Orange house fire

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A 51-year-old township man was injured after attempting to extinguish a fire that broke out in his home early in the morning on Sunday, Feb. 10. At approximately midnight firefighters responded to the one-alarm fire on Marie Terrace. The resident reportedly suffered burns to his arms after he tried to put […]