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Summit Medical Group Chairman/CEO, Jeffrey Le Benger, MD, FACS, Named to Power 100 List

Jeffrey Le Benger, MD, FACS, Chairman and CEO of Summit Medical Group Credits: Summit Medical Group

For the third consecutive year, Jeffrey LeBenger, MD, FACS, Summit Medical Group Board Chair and Chief Executive Officer, has been named to NJ Biz’s Power 100, a list of the most powerful people in New Jersey business. Ranked 31 on the 2017 list, Dr. LeBenger is recognized as being an impactful innovator and ahead of the health care curve for many years. Dr. Le Benger has navigated SMG’s dramatic transition from a small medical practice to a comprehensive, integrated delivery system with more than 700 providers and 70+ locations, including the groundbreaking for the Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center in Florham Park.  The MD Anderson partnership was the first of its kind with a physician multispecialty group.  Summit Medical Group’s coordinated model of care has simultaneously improved care for individuals, lowered costs of care, and improved care quality.

A graduate of Brandeis University and New York Medical College, Dr. LeBenger completed his residencies in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology, head and neck surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He completed his fellowships with the American College of Surgery, American Rhinologic Society, and American Society of Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. LeBenger is board certified in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology, head and neck surgery.  He is a recipient of the MDx Medical, Inc. Patient's Choice Award and he has been featured in New Jersey Family "New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs" and New Jersey Monthly "Top Doctors" listings.

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Livingston Students Make Their Voices Heard in National Walkout

March 15, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to make their voices heard and prove that “age is no obstacle to activism,” hundreds of Livingston High School (LHS) students participated in the student-led National School Walkout on Wednesday morning. For 17 minutes, the students gathered on the blacktop near the turf to honor the victims of the Parkland shooting and to also take a stance on gun ...

Former Rumson High School Student, 19, Arrested Possessing MSR-15 Patrol Rifle, Silencer, Explosive Chemicals

March 19, 2018

MONMOUTH, N.J. -  A former Rumson high school student was arrested in Ithica New York. Maximilien R. Reynolds, 19, was charged with Possession of an Unregistered Destructive Device/Silencer, False Statement in Acquisition of a Firearm and False Statement in Required Firearm Record. Specifically, he is alleged to have possessed an MSR-15 Patrol Rifle, 300 rounds ...

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Montclair Police Blotter: Vehicles Struck by Falling Trees, Attempted Burglary to Gates Ave. Residences and More

March 15, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ- The following blotter was issued by the Montclair Police Department on  March 13, 2018. 

03-07- 2018 (Orange Road) Attempted burglary to a residence. The suspect was not successful in gaining
access to the residence. The suspect vehicle was described as a white Dodge Ram pickup truck.
03-10- 2018 (North Fullerton Avenue) Theft of delivered packages ...

YMCA Of Montclair: Passing of Carol Kearney, Longtime Employee

March 19, 2018

 MONTCLAIR, NJ-  A long time staff member of the YMCA Montclair has passed away. YMCA officials sent the following announcement to the community:  

“Dear YMCA Community-
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Carol Kearney on March 16, 2018. Carol was a mainstay of the YMCA of Montclair community for over 37 years. 
During her time with our Y, she ...