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Dress for Success Names Honoree of Transforming Lives Celebration

April 17, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Dress for Success Morris County, an organization focused on offering long-lasting solutions to enable disadvantaged women to break the cycle of poverty and to empower them to achieve economic independence has named Clint Wallace, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, North America at Sanofi as the Honoree of its 11th annual Transforming Lives Celebration, to take ...

Retired Livingston Educator Honored by Essex County Freeholders

NEWARK, NJ — After 36 years of dedicated service as an educator at Livingston High School (LHS), Griffith “Griff” Hughes was honored by Freeholder At-Large Patricia Sebold during a special presentation held at the Hall of Records in Newark in celebration of his retirement.

Sebold, a retired educator with nearly 30 years of teaching experience, congratulated Hughes for an ...

New Livingston Animal Control Truck Officially Hits the Streets

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Friends of the Livingston Animal Shelter and a $55,000 donation presented by the Ralph Errington Charitabe Foundation (RECF), a brand new Livingston Animal Control van, christened the “Errington Express,” was officially revealed on Tuesday.

Following two successful Livingston Pet Expos hosted by the Friends of the ...

West Orange Swimmer Wins West Essex YMCA Youth of the Year Award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Amy Butcher, a West Orange resident, earned the West Essex YMCA’s 2016 Youth of the Year Award at the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ 40th annual recognition dinner, held at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover on Wednesday.

Swimming at the Livingston-based Y has been a major part of Butcher’s life, from taking swim lessons as a young child to ...

Local Widow Who Inspires Grieving Seniors Earns Top Metro YMCA Award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Longtime Livingston resident Grace Baker, who found refuge at the West Essex YMCA after her husband of 57 years died in 2013, received the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ Harry W. Lindeman Award for Healthy Living at the Metro Y’s 40th annual recognition dinner, held at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover on Wednesday.

According to the Y, Baker found ...

RWJBarnabas Health Leader to Chair Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Michael Knecht, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Strategic Messaging and Marketing at RWJBarnabas Health, was recently inducted as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey.

In his new role, according to RWJBarnabas Health, Knecht will work with the board members, volunteers and staff to ensure that the organization ...

Livingston Resident Recognized for Volunteering at Crisis Hotline

WESTFIELD, NJ — Kristal Ras of Livingston, one of the newest volunteer listeners at the the Westfield-based crisis hotline and listening community Caring Contact, was recently among more than 100 volunteer listeners and other supporters celebrated at Caring Contact's 42nd Annual Volunteer Recognition Night, held last week at Ferraro's of ...

Brendan P. Tevlin Memorial Field Debuted at Seton Hall Prep Lacrosse Opener

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall Prep (SHP) seniors and cousins Brian Tevlin and Thomas Magnier stood among their peers on the lacrosse team as the field was officially christened the “Brendan P. Tevlin Memorial Field” on Wednesday prior to the season opener.

Despite falling 8-6 to Summit, Brian, the younger brother of the 2013 SHP graduate and Livingston resident who was ...

Mission Crossfit of Livingston to Host Second Annual Fundraiser for Spectrum Works

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Mission Fitness Crossfit West Livingston is hosting its second annual fundraiser for Spectrum Works at Mission fitness on April 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Last year, the event attracted more than 200 people and raised more than $10,000 toward Spectrum Works, a non-profit organization that gives individuals within the autism spectrum the opportunity to learn skills in ...

Daughters of Israel's Dr. Joshua Schor Named 2017 National Medical Director of the Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Joshua Schor, MD, CMD, medical director at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, was recently named the 2017 Medical Director of the Year by AMDA (The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine) during the society’s annual conference in Phoenix, AZ.

Schor has served in his role at Daughters of Israel since 2001. In 2014, he established an interdisciplinary ...

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