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Chatham Borough Police Urge All to Sign Up for 'Smart911' for Modernized AlertChathamBorough Communication

June 13, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The more information provided, the quicker and more tailored the response to emergencies will be.

That was the message Chatham Borough Police Captain Brian Gibbons gave during his presentation of the new Smart911 system coming to borough residents at the regular meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday night.

While it is good to sign up for all alerts, the ...

Overlook President Lieber Joins Imagine Leadership Council

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Alan Lieber, President of Overlook Medical Center, has joined the Leadership Council of Imagine, a Center for Coping with Loss, the Mountainside-based nonprofit that offers free, year-round peer grief support for children, young adults and parents / guardians who have had a parent, sibling or child die, as well as support groups for caregivers of an adult or ...

Head of Radiation Oncology at Overlook, Dr. Schwartz, Joins Ranks of Cancer Survivors

SUMMIT, NJ –  Sally Barmakian of Morristown, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, has enjoyed 10 more birthdays since her diagnosis. She frequently attends the annual National Cancer Survivor’s Day celebration at Overlook Medical Center. These celebrations are “such a positive, warm experience. Everyone is really supportive,” she said.

On Saturday, ...

Immunotherapy Clinical Trial at Overlook Medical Center Reveals Brain Tumor Shrinkage, Continues with Phase 3 Study

SUMMIT, NJ -  Following successful Phase 1 clinical trials, the Toca regimen – a new immunotherapy for patients with recurrent brain cancer – has advanced to a Phase 3 study, which is currently underway. The trial is being conducted at 68 sites across the United States, Canada, Israel and South Korea, including at Overlook Medical Center’s Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor ...

Chatham Survivor Inspires 'Determination' to Battle Cancer at Sixth Annual Relay for Life in Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - Carolyn Dempsey only had one "lump-in-the-throat" moment during her inspiring speech that kicked off the sixth annual Relay for Life at Haas Field on Saturday. It was when she told the story about why her daughter wanted to start a team for the relay two years ago.

"I want to raise money and do what I can so other children do not have to worry about losing their ...

Michael Lemons of the Chatham Emergency Squad Recognized with 'EMS Excellence Award'

SUMMIT, NJ - Michael Lemons of the Chatham Emergency Squad recently received the "EMS Excellence Award" at the 22nd Excellence in Emergency Medical Services banquet held at the Grand Summit Hotel.

The annual award is given by the Overlook Medical Center, which is associated with the Atlantic Health System. This prestigious award is given to a "certified member of ...

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