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 […]

Free cardiac and concussion screenings for young athletes

Free cardiac and concussion screenings for young athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes at RWJBarnabas Health will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, March 7, from 8 a.m. to noon at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. When preliminary testing to identify serious cardiac problems is […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of NJ honor South Orange woman

Boys & Girls Clubs of NJ honor South Orange woman

CLIFTON, NJ — Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey’s fall celebration honored South Orange resident Ann Burke, formerly of Wakefern Food Corporation, who for more than a decade has served as a champion of Boys & Girls Clubs youth. She has demonstrated tremendous commitment to supporting Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey through […]

SouthNEXT returns this weekend with two timely themes

SouthNEXT returns this weekend with two timely themes

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — This weekend the SouthNEXT festival returns to the SOMA community with its “Creative Collision of Inspirational Ideas, Arts and Music.” SouthNEXT, New Jersey’s festival that explores people’s similarities by celebrating their differences, returns to the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way, on Saturday, Oct. 19, and to Seton Hall […]

Super Bowl champion hosts Clara Maass golf tournament

Super Bowl champion hosts Clara Maass golf tournament

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Former New York Giant and two-time Super Bowl champion David Diehl, a current NFL analyst, served as host of the fifth annual Clara Maass Medical Center Golf Invitational on Monday, Aug. 12, at Montclair Golf Club in West Orange. The event raised $300,000 to support patient services at RWJBarnabas Health’s Clara […]

‘Wellness on Wheels’ van visits ShopRite of Newark

‘Wellness on Wheels’ van visits ShopRite of Newark

NEWARK, NJ — On Aug. 10, ShopRite nutritionist Biancha Jackson hosted a series of health and wellness events in the parking lot of the ShopRite of Newark in conjunction with a visit from the RWJBarnabas “Wellness on Wheels” bus. Wellness on Wheels is a mobile greenhouse and cooking school designed to bring free nutrition education […]

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 […]

King’s resounding legacy in WO

HRC honors community members who emulate King and his teachings

King’s resounding legacy in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Liberty Middle School Auditorium was filled with West Orange residents celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21, as the Human Relations Commission awarded the Honoring our Community Award to former Councilman Victor Cirilo and the Love of Service Award to L’Mani Viney, Erica Oliver, Willa Edgerton-Chisler and Royce […]

Celebrating MLK’s legacy, those who emulate him

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Join the township of West Orange and the West Orange Human Relations Commission for a celebration honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This free community program will be Monday, Jan. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Liberty Middle School, 1 Kelly Drive. The celebration’s theme […]

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