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Atlantic Health System Climbs up the List of 'America's Best Employers' by Forbes

 
MORRISTOWN, NJ –  Atlantic Health System, one of the largest health systems in New Jersey, has been named for a second consecutive year as one of “America’s Best Employers 2016” by Forbes Magazine.
 
The organization leapt up from last year’s ranking of No. 76 to No. 25 this year on the national list of 500 companies, which span 25 different industries and include employers such as Google, Facebook, Apple and Starbucks. The parent organization of Morristown, Overlook, Newton, Chilton and Hackettstown medical centers and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Atlantic Health System is the only New Jersey-based health care organization to make the list. The list appears in the April 19 edition, currently available on newsstands.
 
“Our employees are essential to creating and delivering on the promise of Atlantic Health System’s Trusted Network of Caring™ to our communities,” said Brian Gragnolati, president and CEO of Atlantic Health System. “Rising to the top 25 of the Forbes list so quickly shows that we have created a supportive working environment where our employees are proudly undertaking that mission.”
 
 
In his first week after joining the organization in May 2015, Gragnolati embarked on a “Getting to Know You” tour of Atlantic Health System, where he met thousands of employees. Since then, he has held regular meetings with groups of employees to gain their insights and brainstorm ways to lead the organization into the future.
The 500 employers featured here were chosen based on the results of independent survey conducted among 30,000 American employees working at large companies and institutions (headcount of 5,000 or more). Employees were contacted anonymously online without the involvement of their employer. Respondents included in this sample are representative of the U.S. workforce by gender, age, region, education, and ethnicity.
 
Benefits that have driven high marks in employee satisfaction at Atlantic Health System include employee wellness and well-being initiatives, rewards and recognition, service awards for long-time employees and professional development opportunities.
 
Also driving much of that positivity is the support offered to employees, including, including on-site or nearby child care for each facility; a bereavement policy; free legal services that include a 30-minute consultation and discounted rates; transitional duty work for employees who sustain a work injury or illness; and crisis and back-up care for employees’ children or adult relatives.

 
When someone at Atlantic Health System is in need, one of the most valuable services offered is the Employee Relief Fund. This program offers financial grants to employees and their families. When a tragedy, such as a home fire or catastrophic event occurs, the organization is there to provide financial and emotional assistance.
Atlantic Health System also offers unique benefits designed for female workers, who make up about 76 percent of the organization’s workforce. These include, unlimited infertility coverage, full maternity benefits, and adoption assistance.
 
The organization has also developed several ways to allow employees to recognize each other via the company’s intranet, where employees can post “Shout-Outs,” showcase their pride in the organization via On-the-Road photographs, and highlight specific departments in the daily “Good Morning Atlantic Health System” feature.
 
To read Atlantic Health System’s profile on the Forbes list, click HERE
 
To view the full list; click HERE

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AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

Guest Column: Help! My Boss is A Bully and Harasses Me

Women in all fields have experienced sexual harassment as well as sexual assault by the famous and the merely inconspicuous. Too often the powers that be in the workplace turn a blind eye or protect the harasser.  Worse yet, the harassment is often accompanied by bullying and intimidation.

What should you do if you find yourself in a situation where your boss or supervisor is sexually ...

Morris Animal Inn: February is National Pet Dental Health Month

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Throughout the month of February, when you schedule your dog's teeth brushing at Morris Animal Inn's Salon, your dog will receive a FREE Dental treat.

Schedule now at 973-532-5030 or visit www.morrisanimalinn.com

Bullet Found at Brooklawn School Causes Lockdown - Updated

February 17, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - A stray bullet that was found in the hallway of Brooklawn Middle School was the cause of a lockdown yesterday afternoon.  

At approximately 2:25 PM Brooklawn Middle School was placed in lockdown after a student found a bullet in a hallway.

School Resource Officer P. McCarthy is assigned to and stationed inside the school and he quickly responded to ...

Nutley Schools Closed Friday Following Security Threat

February 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department is currently investigating a video posted to Instagram that suggested a possible threat to schools. Nutley Superintendent of Schools Dr. Julie Glazer made the decision late Thursday night to close Nutley schools on Friday as a safety precaution. 

The Nutley Police Department reports they have spoken to the individual that posted the ...

Grand Reopening Activities for Morristown National Historical Park this Weekend

February 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The schedule of events for the Grand Opening of the Morristown National Historical Park's Discover History Center has been announced. From February 17 through February 20, visitors can attend a variety of talks, walks, interactive exhibits, and performances.  

All events will begin or occur at the Washington’s Headquarters Museum, 30 Washington ...

Morristown High School Presents 'Anything Goes'

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Rehearsals are underway for the 2018 Morristown High School production of Anything Goes. There will be four performances; Thursday March 8, Friday March 9, Saturday March 10 and Sunday March 11

Tickets are on sale and available at www.mhstix.com

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Celebrate Presidents Day with Photography Exhibition on George Washington’s Headquarters

February 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The museum at New Jersey’s Morristown National Historical Park kicks off Presidents Day with the debut solo exhibition George Washington’s Headquarters:  Photographs by Xiomáro, curated by Jude M. Pfister, D.Litt, the park’s Chief of Cultural Resources.  Admission is free and the 24 large images of the Ford Mansion, which served as ...

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Remembers Abraham Lincoln; Feb. 19

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is hosting a program for children on Monday February 19 titled, "Abraham Lincoln Remembered".

Kids can learn about Lincoln’s whistle-stop train trip that began on February 11, 1861 when he traveled from his home in Springfield, Illinois to Washington, DC, where he took the presidential oath of office and began his first term as ...

Movie Day at Morristown's South Street Creamery

MORRISTOWN, NJ - What are the kids doing on their snow day? If you are looking for something to do, the South Street Creamery & Cafe will be showing a movie today at 1pm.

The Creamery, located at 146 South Street, will be showing the movie Ella Enchanted (PG) which stars Anne Hathaway and Vivica Fox. According to the trailer, 'Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a ...

The HOPE ONE Van Comes to Morristown Library Feb. 8th

February 8, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be at the Morristown & Morris Township Library on today, February 8 from 9am - 2pm. 

The  HOPE One vehicle, which previously was used in police tactical operations is now a mobile recovery access vehicle. The vehicle, which  has trained staff on site, provides individuals with information about rehab, detox services, ...

iCan Bike, a Bike Riding Camp For People With Disabilities, Comes To CCM in Randolph

RANDOLPH, NJ- iCan Bike, a camp to teach individuals with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle, is coming to County College of Morris in the summer of 2018.  CCM is generously providing the use of their gymnasium for the iCan Bike organizers to run their program in.

The camp, which will be held August 6-10, is one of several programs run under the auspices of iCan Shine, ...

Brendan Fletcher of "The Voice" Named as a Judge for Morristown ONSTAGE

February 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris Educational Foundation (MEF) has announced this year’s panel of professional judges which includes 2016 semi-finalist on The Voice and New Jersey native, Brendan Fletcher.  Brendan was introduced to Morristown ONSTAGE last year when his friend and fellow musician, Jay Phatak, competed for the top prize and won last year’s 19 and over ...

Morris Township Firemen Host Valentine's Day Flower and Gift Sale

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Planning on getting roses for someone special this Valentine's Day? Why not get them from the HIllside Fire House and help support the Morris Township Emergency Management Association and the Morris Township Firefighter's Mutual Benevolent Association Local 70 .

The roses will be on sale at the Hillside Fire House, 132 Western Avenue on February 12 ...

During Morristown ONSTAGE, One Person in the Audience Will Win $1000 Shopping Spree. Will it be you?

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Every year, something new is added to make Morristown ONSTAGE a night to remember and this year is no exception. This year at Morristown ONSTAGE, everyone in the audience has a chance to be a winner.  One lucky ticket holder will win a $1,000 shopping spree at Century 21 Stores! The drawing for the winner will be held at the end of the show, as the judges are ...

Very Hot Tea Increases Cancer Risk

Researchers in China studying the consumption of “burning” hot tea, alcohol, and smoking habits of greater than 450,000 people ages 30 –79 for more than nine years found a five time greater risk of esophageal cancer in those who engaged in all three of the behaviors and a two time greater risk in those who either smoked or drank alcohol and consumed burning hot tea as compared ...

The 33% Approval Rating of this Administration Illustrates One Thing: The Electoral College Failed

The 33% Approval Rating of this Administration Illustrates One Thing: The Electoral College Failed

Jeff Sessions-  “Why would be bring somebody into the country who is illiterate in their own language?”  -To Tucker Carlson on FOX.

The most frustrating thing about the television is the one sided conversations that take place.  When the Attorney General, Jeffrey B.

Does Marriage or Mortgage Come First?

According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2017 at 57% of all buyers. Team Nest Builder knows it's no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to monthly housing costs makes buying a home more ...

NYJ Class for Young Mindless Players

If only this was true.....

Good morning. My name is Todd Bowles, head coach for the New York Jets, as you are all aware. Today we will be going over some of the stupidest things you should not do while playing for the NFL. Your agent should have gone over the NFL conduct rules and the New York Jets rules (although sometimes ours are a little less harsher, hush, hush) while you were signing ...

Game of Thrones: A Definitive Ranking of Seasons 1-7

Groundhog Day. The day a tiny mammal’s shadow tells us when winter will come to an end. Me? I prefer my weather forecast in the form of a white raven (the telltale changing of seasons in Westeros).

For a few days, rumors spread that Game of Thrones will not return for its final season until April 2019, and while it was clarified that the April return date was likely a false rumor, HBO ...

'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...

Guest Column: How to Talk with Kids About the Florida Shooting

February 15, 2018

Guest Column

The tragedy of the Florida school shooting is devastating leaving 17 killed and 15 injured. Our children can easily identify with what occurred yesterday. It will be the topic of conversation today in schools everywhere. School administrators are doing all they can to provide support and guidance. The shootings affect children, teachers, and school personnel. The ...

Guest Column: The Great "Wait" of the College Process

"The Great Wait" of the College Application Process

For all the high school seniors and their parents, we are in the stressful "waiting period".  We've just finished or are finishing applications to all the schools we might possibly want to attend next year and now sit and wait our fate after the $60-$80 non-refundable application fees to at least 8-13 schools and ...

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Drug Charges Top This Week's Police Blotter

February 5, 2018

MORRIS COUNTY PARK POLICE  BLOTTER 1-23 through 1-26, 2018

1/23: ARREST FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop for an equipment violation in Hanover Township. An investigation led to Nadia N. Imes, age 22, of Parsippany, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. She was released with a court date ...

Exploring Careers in Finance for Teens

February 8, 2018

Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in Finance, are invited to an open house for a new Explorer Post at Boiling Springs Savings Bank, 448 Main Road, Towaco, on February 13, 2018 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. 

Exploring allows students to interact with professionals who will share their real-world experience.  Exploring can help a young person decide what career to ...