Rotary donates money to 23 nonprofits

Rotary donates money to 23 nonprofits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Continuing its tradition of providing financial support to worthy organizations, the West Orange Rotary Club gifted nearly $20,000 to 23 nonprofit organizations at its annual Community Service Awards Luncheon at Mayfair Farms on June 16. The funds for the awards, ranging in amounts from $350 to $2,500, were raised through the […]

Little hands make a big difference at JLOSH ‘Kids for Kids’ event

MILLBURN, NJ — Proving that little hands can make a big difference, more than 150 children and their parents, along with 50 members of the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills took part in the fifth annual “Kids for Kids,” which is a children’s volunteer event organized by JLOSH in partnership with 10 […]

Free skin cancer screenings in May

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Based on current statistics from the American Cancer Society, more than one million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed yearly in the United States but, if detected early, most skin cancers can be successfully treated. Free skin cancer […]

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 […]

County recognizes exceptional women for Women’s History Month

County recognizes exceptional women for Women’s History Month

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County hosted its annual Women’s History Month Program at the Hall of Records in Newark on Wednesday, March 22. During the ceremony, the 2017 Essex County Althea Gibson Leadership Award was presented to Margie Heller, administrative director of community health and outreach at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston; Carmen Morales, […]

SBMC is first and only hospital in NJ to offer new innovative technology

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center, a RWJBarnabas Health flagship medical center, is the first and only hospital in New Jersey to offer the 256 Slice General Electric Revolution CT Scanner. As a comprehensive stroke center, this advanced technology is located in SBMC’s Emergency Department supporting the rapid diagnosis and treatment of patients experiencing […]

Get to the heart of health

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join one of the nurse practitioners from The Heart Centers at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston to learn about living a heart-healthy life on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 2:30 p.m. at Winchester Gardens’ auditorium, 333 Elmwood Ave. in Maplewood. This event is sponsored by the Maplewood Health Department.

Saint Barnabas earns 2016 Top Hospital award for 2nd year

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Leapfrog Group announced recently that Saint Barnabas Medical Center has been named a Top Hospital for the second consecutive year. Widely acknowledged as one of the most prestigious distinctions a hospital can receive in the United States, the recognition showcases Saint Barnabas Medical Center’s commitment to patient safety and quality, according […]

Avoid caregiver overload

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Attend a seminar on caregiver overload on Monday, Oct. 17, at 2:30 p.m. in the Winchester Gardens Auditorium, 333 Elmwood Ave. in Maplewood. Caregiver overload occurs when the tasks that are required to care for a loved one build up to the point of being too stressful. The danger of taking on […]

Health & HarvestFest in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Springfield Avenue Partnership and Maplewood Loves Wellness committee will hold their second Health & HarvestFest on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hilton Library Branch area and gazebo grounds, 1688 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood. Presenting sponsors include Natalie Farrell from Weichert Realtors and St. Barnabas Medical […]