Health & Wellness

August 16, 2018

RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Podiatric Medicine, a specialty practice owned and operated by Hunterdon Healthcare, is pleased to welcome Michael Molitoris, DPM. Dr. Molitoris joins the practice with Podiatrists, Steven Dribbon, DPM and John Kramer, DPM. Hunterdon Healthcare is the corporate ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – The state Commissioner of Health visited with the county’s health Department and other county officials Thursday. Dr. Shereef Elnahal made the visit here as part of his effort to visit every Health Department in the state. He said he had about a third of the departments on his ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Safe Harbor presents “Burst the Stigma,” an event to celebrate the feeling of healing and brightness that comes with bringing the community together. Safe Harbor's mission is to continue from its previous “Hold onto the Light” event and bring greater awareness to mental ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. - Eric Bridenbaugh of Flemington has joined the staff of Hunterdon Healthcare as the new Sports Medicine Coordinator. Hunterdon Healthcare is the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. Bridenbaugh will be working as the Athletic Trainer at Raritan Valley Community ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The death of a 20-year-old township boy has led his family to ask “those who need help, please reach out to those who love you. “To all those who struggle, know your pain is not isolated and there are others who understand, and want to help. The hardest step is to put out a ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Healthcare has announced that Dr. Donald Novy has joined the practice of Hunterdon Internal Medicine Associates.  Hunterdon Internal Medicine Associates is located in the Sandhill Professional Building, 6 Sandhill Road, Suite 201, in Flemington. Dr. Novy will be ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Probably everyone has driven past a “Blood Drive” sign in their community, yet only a small number of actually give blood on a regular basis. There are a handful of reasons why some might not want to donate. There’s worry that it might hurt, cause discomfort, or that it will ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – There’s a new guy at the top. Dr. Robert J. Cody is now the Interim President and CEO of Hunterdon Healthcare System, the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. He replaces long-time chief executive Robert P. Wise, who announced his retirement in May. Cody brings a ...

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CLINTON TWP., NJ – Tomorrow will mark the Hunterdon County YMCA’s inaugural Start Healthy Stay Healthy (SHSH) First Thousand Days Nutrition workshop, which will be held at the Y’s Round Valley branch here. The workshop is offered free of charge and is open to the community. The SHSH workshops, ...

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CLINTON TWP., NJ - In celebration of National Dairy Month, Hunterdon County has a new Dairy Princess, Carmela Streicher of the township. After completing an in-person interview, giving a formal speech and showing a program that she would present to school children, she was chosen to represent ...

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CLINTON TWP., NJ The Hunterdon County YMCA welcomes Paula Lazer, its new Chief Financial Officer. Lazer joins the YMCA with vast experience in finance, strong management skills, and expertise in Accounting, Administration, and Human Resources. For the last 12 years, she has served as the Vice ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Briteside Adult Day Center here has been awarded a $5,000 grant. Briteside provides a safe, home-like environment for seniors in need of some supervision during the day to maintain their vitality. Highly trained staff oversee activities that enhance cognitive abilities and ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – A bill crafted by Hunterdon Medical Center and state Sen. “Kip” Bateman would require schools to develop policies to treat overdoses by administering opioid antidotes, such as Narcan. The Senate has approved the bill. Bateman worked to develop the legislation with Janice ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Western Jersey Wheelmen’s annual cycling event will benefit Hunterdon Land Trust. Western Jersey Wheelmen is a recreational bicycle club based in Hunterdon County. Its Tour de Flateau fundraiser will take place on July 8 at V5 Cycles in Raritan Twp. The Land Trust is a ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Yoga in the Park on Thursdays will return in July. Karen Walsh, the owner of Be Here Now Yoga who has organized the event since 2013, is looking forward to seeing familiar faces and welcoming new participants. The program is free and is open to all adults. "Yoga in the ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - A commemorative plaque to honor author and watercolorist Dan Campanelli has been placed at Hunterdon Medical Center, and four of Campanelli’s prints have been unveiled and placed at the hospital. The paintings now hang in the “3 West” wing. A reception and dedication ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Healthcare attained Magnet recognition for the third time in May, a testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practice. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program distinguishes health care organizations that meet ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Behavioral Health Intensive Family Support Services will be holding a special program on Tuesday, July 10 called Exploring Bipolar Disorder. The program will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Meeting Room C at Hunterdon Medical Center, located at 2100 Wescott Dr., just ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Hunterdon Family Medicine at Bridgewater will be hosting a free Community Fun Fest and Open House on Saturday, June 23 from noon to 3 p.m.  The event will include a bounce house for kids, face painting, blood pressure checks, obstacle course, health fair as well as an ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Behavioral Health Intensive Family Support Services will be holding a special program on Tuesday, July 10 called Exploring Bipolar Disorder. The program will be held from 6:30  to 8 p.m. in Meeting Room C at Hunterdon Medical Center, located just off Route 31 at 2100 ...

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READINGTON, NJ - The Hunterdon County YMCA will host the 16th Annual Golf Classic at Stanton Ridge Golf and Country Club on Monday, June 18. The Golf Classic provides an opportunity to give back, while having a great day. Last year’s Golf Classic was attended by almost 100 golfers, and featured ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Those who are disappointed that the Flemington Community Pool will not be open this year should know that there are alternatives. The Community Pool dates back to the early ‘60s and is run by a non-profit group. The group’s website says that it has had maintenance issues with ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Long-time Hunterdon Healthcare System President and CEO Robert P. Wise will retire, according to a press release issued by the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center. The press release states that the news is shared “with a heavy heart.” Wise wrote to his Board of ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – An event to promote mental health awareness will be held at the old Historic Courthouse on Main Street here. "Hold on to the Light” is sponsored by Safe Harbor Child Access Centers and Hunterdon Central High School’s Strides Against Stigma organization. It will be held May 19 ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – A “Knock Out Opioid Abuse” town hall will be held tomorrow, May 9, in the Assembly Room at the county’s Route 12 complex here. The program is organized by Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey. According to a press release, 20 ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Hunterdon Healthcare System held its annual meeting yesterday, and its President and CEO Robert P. Wise offered his overview of its progress. Hunterdon Healthcare is the umbrella organization for Hunterdon Medical Center, Hunterdon Regional Community Health and the Hunterdon ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit became the 'classroom-for-a-day' for more than 100 elementary school children on April 26 -- national “Take Your Child to Work Day," with students learning from medical professionals in physical therapy and sports medicine, emergency medicine and the ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - The Hunterdon Medical Center Auxiliary is expanding and seeking new members.  The Auxiliary will host an Open House on Wednesday, May 9. It will be held at Hunterdon Medical Center in Conference Rooms A and B from 5:30 to 7 p.m. HMC is located at 2100 Westcott Drive here.

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Polytech students will be part of a free special event for caregivers that will be held Saturday, April 28. The event is open to all caregivers and those seeking senior resources in the area. Among the complimentary services offered are a luncheon, manicures, chair massage ...

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CLINTON, NJ -  Beginning on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30 P.M. Rabbi Eli Kornfeld of Chabad of Hunterdon will be offering a program called "What Is? Rethinking Everything We Know about Our Universe." Kornefeld calls the new six-session course "fascinating." The course will draw on the wisdom of ...

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