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RWJBarnabas Health Receives Gold “Healthy Hospital” Award

August 23, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Due to its exceptional commitment to health care sustainability, RWJBarnabas Health recently received the prestigious Gold Healthy Hospital Award from Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions (SSS), the nation’s leading reprocessor of medical devices.

According to RWJBarnabas Health, which has partnered with SSS on its reprocessing programs since 2006, the ...

West Essex YMCA to Offer Outdoor Fitness Classes Through Labor Day

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to accommodate members during renovations, the West Essex YMCA is offering outdoor fitness classes from now until Labor Day.

Weather permitting, the abbreviated schedule of classes will include boot camp, outdoor cycling, Twilight Yoga, Dancing with the Y, EMPOWER and more. Classes are open to members and guests.

Visit the Welcome Center at the Y for ...

How to Safely Enjoy the Solar Eclipse in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Public Library is hosting a Solar Eclipse Viewing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, and urges all residents to be safe during the event.

Beginning at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Monday, the moon will pass between the earth and the sun to create a solar eclipse. New Jersey will experience a partial eclipse, where approximately 70-to-80 percent of the sun ...

URGENT: Livingston Library Urges Residents to Examine Eclipse Glasses

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Public Library has been notified by its distributor, Amazon, that some of the eclipse glasses it purchased for free distribution may not have been sourced from a reputable Amazon vendor.

Although some of these questionable glasses have an ISO safety certification printed on them, they should not be used to view the sun or the eclipse, accoriding to ...

West Essex YMCA to Offer Free Memberships to Middle Schoolers

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Incoming sixth, seventh and eighth graders can enjoy free West Essex YMCA memberships starting in September.

Middle schoolers who sign up will have access to the West Essex YMCA’s fitness center, pool, gymnasium, and teen center, and may take one free class per session. They’re also invited to sign up for Empower, a special program that helps teens develop ...

Township of Livingston Offers Volunteer Opportunities in Senior Transportation

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In Livingston, residents can volunteer now and feel good all the time: All they need are (1) a driver’s license and (2) a desire to help.

Livingston’s Senior, Youth & Leisure Services (SYLS) Department now has opportunities available for volunteers to drive the Township’s Senior Citizen Van.

The van serves as a supplement to the ...

Multiple Sclerosis Physician Joins Barnabas Health Medical Group

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Barnabas Health Medical Group (BHMG) recently announced the appointment of Andrew Sylvester, M.D., board-certified neurologist, as the Medical Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center, affiliated with Livingston-based Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Sylvester to Barnabas Health ...

Fit 36 of Livingston to Hold Classes to Benefit Team Sheila Fundraiser

LIVINGSTON­­, NJ­ – Fit 36 of Livingston will hold two additional classes to benefit Team Sheila, which began in honor of a courageous woman who lost her battle with breast cancer after fighting for 10 years, according to owner Adam Selman.  

Over the past 8 years, Team Sheila has helped raise more than $115,000 toward research for a cure. The event ...

West Essex YMCA Upgrades Swim Lessons for Improved Skill-Building

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The West Essex YMCA in Livingston has revamped its swimming lesson program to help students at all ability levels progress at their own pace.

When students register for the "Fall 1" session, they’ll choose classes from three categories: Swim Starters, for children ages six months to age 3; Swim Basics, for all ages; and Swim ...

Presentation on Health Insurance Enlightens Livingston Chamber Members

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The third edition of the Livingston Chamber of Commerce’s “Lunch and Learn” series, sponsored by Ike’s Bagel Café on Tuesday at the Livingston Senior and Community Center, enlightened guests about “what the heck is going on” in health insurance.

A 30-minute presentation led by guest speaker Joseph Altomare, Exclusive Master ...

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CycleBar® Livingston is Hiring in Preparation for September Opening

August 21, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — CycleBar®, a unique premium indoor cycling studio that offers a high-energy, instructor-led fitness workout in a state-of-the-art CycleTheater®, is currently recruiting for part-time employees at its new location in Livingston to help provide high-level customer service and hospitality to studio customers.

The new studio, owned and ...