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, […]

Newark Beth Israel’s summer meals program returns

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a partner agency of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, will be distributing summer meals for school-aged children from June 28 through Aug. 31, Monday through Friday.  The meals — lunch for that day and breakfast for the following day — can be picked up from 11 […]

Newark Beth Israel announces new name for expansion project: ‘Newark Strong’

Newark Beth Israel announces new name for expansion project: ‘Newark Strong’

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has announced the name of the hospital’s facility expansion project: “Newark Strong.” The $150 million expansion project will include a new 17,000-square-foot, glass-enclosed main lobby, expanded adult and pediatric emergency departments, new hybrid operating rooms, and a dedicated center for all cardiac services. It’s the largest expansion […]

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center celebrates Pride Month

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center celebrates Pride Month

NEWARK, NJ — On Tuesday, June 1, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, raised the flag in celebration and recognition of National LGBTQ-plus Pride Awareness Month. Newark Beth Israel’s Business Resource Group, P.R.I.D.E. — Providing Respect, Inclusion, Dignity and Empowerment — hosted the annual event. “Newark […]

Newark Beth Israel receives $15K grant for family food program

Newark Beth Israel receives $15K grant for family food program

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has been awarded a grant of $15,000 from the Provident Bank Foundation to support Newark Beth Israel’s Farm-to-Family Food Box Program. This program provides new and expecting mothers who are receiving care at Newark Beth Israel’s Women’s Health Center with a farm-to-family food box, which includes a […]

Newark Beth Israel in the top 5 percent in the nation for patient safety

Newark Beth Israel in the top 5 percent in the nation for patient safety

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been recognized with the Healthgrades 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award. This distinction places NBI among the top 5 percent in the nation for patient safety. “This achievement is yet another testament to the dedication of our highly skilled clinical team’s commitment to […]

NBIMC embarks on $100 million expansion project, calls on residents to name it

NBIMC embarks on $100 million expansion project, calls on residents to name it

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is about to begin the largest expansion of its facility since 1967. The $100 million expansion project will include a new 17,000-square-foot, glass-enclosed main lobby, expanded adult and pediatric emergency departments, new hybrid operating rooms, and a dedicated center for all cardiac services.  There are three names […]

Newark Beth Israel earns sixth consecutive Leapfrog ‘A’

Newark Beth Israel earns sixth consecutive Leapfrog ‘A’

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center was awarded an “A” Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization. This is the hospital’s sixth consecutive “A” rating. “This sixth consecutive ‘A’ is a testament to Newark Beth Israel’s unwavering commitment to the safety of our patients, their families and our […]

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center makes ‘world’s best hospital’ listing

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center makes ‘world’s best hospital’ listing

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been designated a “world’s best hospital–USA” by Newsweek for the third year in a row. Newark Beth Israel ranked among the top 250 U.S. hospitals and is one of only five New Jersey hospitals on this prestigious list. “It is truly an […]

Former Irvington mayor recuperated from stroke

IRVINGTON, NJ — Former Irvington Mayor Mike Steele was given a clean bill of health in mid-April by his attending physicians and therapeutic team, according to a press release from Steele. Steele, who was mayor from 1990 to 1994, suffered a stroke in November 2020. In November, a week before Steele’s 65th birthday, he went […]

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