Green Hill celebrates 150 years of service

WEST ORANGE, NJ — One-hundred and fifty guests and dignitaries gathered together April 28 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Green Hill. “Green Hill is a family, my family,” President and Executive Director Toni Lynn Davis, the third generation of four generations of women who have served Green […]

Happy Passover at Green Hill

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill held an early Passover seder for residents. Cantor and activities assistant Mel Novick shared the story of Passover, the seder plate and the seder rituals with the elders. Jewish residents read from the Haggadah, the ceremonial prayer book. Residents enjoyed individual seder plates with egg, matzo, charoset and horseradish. […]

Celebrating Easter in style

WEST ORANGE / GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Members of the Glen Ridge High School Key club joined elders in Easter Egg decorating at Green Hill in West Orange on Saturday, March 19. Pictured, Shirlie Decostanza and a member of the Glen Ridge High School Key Club have fun coloring Easter eggs. Everyone enjoys taking part […]

Animals bring joy to Green Hill

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Green Hill has had a long history of pet therapy programs with elders, according to a recent release. There are resident animals that make up the Green Hill family, including cats, rabbits and birds, as well as dog pet visitors from staffers families. Community Life Assistant Karen Gyetvay’s therapy dog, visits […]

Palatable Paparatto peppers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Sam and Rose Paparatto make their fried peppers, an old family tradition, for friends at Green Hill in West Orange. Photo Courtesy of Amy Simon

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