Health & Wellness

October 3, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center held a dedication ceremony and tour of the opening of its new high-tech Breast Center, the Connie Dwyer Breast Center on Monday evening. The 3.4 million Breast Center will provide the latest in screening, diagnosis, and treatment for women, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual Essex-Hudson-Union Walk to End Alzheimer’s doubled in size this year, as more than 1,000 people attended Saturday’s event, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Greater New Jersey chapter (AAGNJ) at West Orange’s South Mountain Recreation Clipper Pavilion, in support of ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The annual Michael L. Vitale, Sr. Health Fair will take place Sept. 22, according to the Kenilworth Board of Health. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Saint Theresa School at 540 Washington Ave., said the board. At the event, people can get access to bloodwork, ...

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NEW JERSEY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Northern New Jersey through Tuesday August 7. A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Seventy-six students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing's 160th Convocation Ceremony held recently at St. Michael's Church in Cranford.  Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that supported their efforts every step of the way, sixty-eight women ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - New Jersey Blood Services/New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency. The organization is asking people across New York City, the Hudson Valley, Long Island and New Jersey to donate blood to help replenish the blood supply for hospitals throughout the area. In ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Kenilworth Fire Department and Resque Squad Member Jessica Delgado-Days was one of 17 first responders honored by Overlook Medical Center at its 22nd Annual Excellence in EMS Awards. Held during 'National EMS Week', the event celebrates the important role of EMS first personnel in the ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – The Cranford Pool and Fitness Center will introduce a new life jacket policy following a grant from the Association of Aquatic Professionals (AOAP) and a donation from the Kenilworth VFW. The fitness center previously did not allow life jackets in its pools, but the policy will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Two big storms in a week caused about 460,000 JCP&L customers to lose power.  The company restored power to about 320,000 that lost power during the first storm with 17,000 customers still waiting to have their power restored when this most recent second storm hit Wednesday.  The ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up. The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night in our area. According to the National Weather Service, heavy snow is possible, with total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches.  Localized amounts up to 12 inches, are possible. The ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Public School District was awarded a $20,000 grant by the New Jersey Healthy Communities Network to engage students with the community in healthy living, according to a press release from Superintendent Dr. Thomas Tramaglini. The grant was awarded after Tramaglini ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — Michelle Dickinson-Moravek, a Westfield native and Kenilworth resident, aims to educate audiences about mental illness with the release of her debut memoir, “Breaking Into My Life.” “Breaking Into My Life,” self-written and self-published, shares Dickinson-Moravek’s experience ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – The Kenilworth Recreation Center will unveil the new playground at DiMario Park with a grand opening on Saturday, Dec. 23. The bright, new playground features slides, monkey bars, swings and more. “This playground has been a long time in the making, and we could not be ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ—The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) is the new sponsor of the Internal Medicine and Psychiatry Residency Programs of Trinitas Regional Medical, announced officials. The alliance will enhance medical education and patient care at Trinitas. In existence for over 30 years, ...

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