Press Releases

December 11, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – One year after it was created, AHa!—Atlantic Health System’s innovation center and idea incubator—has led to improved ways to deliver care, multiple patents (more pending), and a robust idea pipeline. At the end of 2017, Atlantic Health System launched Atlantic Health ...

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CLASP IID Trial Will Evaluate Edwards PASCAL Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair System MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center  announced that its internationally recognized cardiac team performed the world’s first transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr; a minimally ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on November 7th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine ...

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Team Campbell Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant from the Joy in Childhood Foundation in Celebration of Giving Tuesday Funding will support programs that serve children battling pediatric cancer Bernardsville, New Jersey November 27,2018 – The Team Campbell Foundation today announced that it ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ– Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital announced it is the first hospital in the country to be designated as a Pediatric Center of Excellence for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) by the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation. “At present, there is no drug therapy for ...

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Members of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM Studied Latest Retirement Account Planning Strategies, Estate Planning Techniques and Tax Laws at Semiannual Workshop Liberty Corner, NJ – Walter Pardo, certified wealth strategist at Wealth Financial Partners completed his semiannual ...

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The board of directors of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Meghan Hunscher as their new chamber president effective January 1, 2019. Hunscher currently services a executive director of the Morris County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC), a division of ...

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For the sixth consecutive year, Hanover Township is partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to collect new, unwrapped toys to be distributed to underprivileged area children during the holiday season. Residents may bring brand new, unwrapped toys to the Hanover municipal campus, 1000 Route ...

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Older New Jerseyans can apply for pharmaceutical assistance, Medicare help, utility assistance and many more programs TRENTON – Older New Jerseyans are now just one click away from important benefits and savings. The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched ...

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MORRISTOWN – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were again recognized as one of 83 participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program ...

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Though the rain came down in sheets on Sat, Oct 27th due to incoming Tropical Storm Oscar, that did not dampen the spirits of the patrons of the 4th annual Taste of Operation Warm Heart, a fundraiser to benefit the emergency winter sheltering program for the homeless, run by the Elizabeth Coalition ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – NK Architects, a Morristown-based architecture and structural engineering firm, had the honor of displaying a case study on improving health and wellness in Morristown at this year’s Healthy City Design International 2018 Congress & Exhibition at the Royal College of Physicians ...

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Montclair, NJ - “We are thrilled to congratulate Mikie Sherrill on her impressive win! “Throughout her campaign, Mikie Sherrill has displayed the transparency, responsiveness, and accountability we demand from all of our elected representatives. After 24 years of being underrepresented, after ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Credit rating agencies Moody’s and S&P recently reaffirmed Atlantic Health System with some of the agencies’ highest marks for independent health care systems in New Jersey, highlighting Atlantic Health System’s continued strong financial performance. Moody’s reaffirmed ...

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The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford (11 Springfield Ave, Cranford) is looking for excited volunteers to assist with their fifth year hosting Operation Warm Heart. Operation Warm Heart is an emergency sheltering program administered by the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless. The ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled, a not-for-profit social service provider, is hosting a fundraising gala and art exhibit entitled “Doorways To Infinite Possibility” on Nov. 4 at the JCC Gaelen Gallery East in West Orange. The event will also serve as a ...

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Boy Scouts of America will be honoring outstanding law professionals at the 2018 Legal Services Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Newark International Airport Marriott at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees are Sandra Fava, Jose Ramon Gonzalez, Michael Heyrich, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced it recently implanted its 100th Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), which treats patients who are in end-stage heart-failure. Morristown Medical Center is one of 60 hospitals in the nation to receive the Gold Seal of ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is preparing for the impact of severe weather that is forecast to impact parts of the East Coast beginning Friday, including heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 50 mph across the company’s service areas in northern and central New Jersey. Company ...

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In Scouting there’s no shortage of adventures. Boy Scout Troop 39 of Morris Plains certainly confirmed that with their seven day/six night trip to the Florida Keys. Eight scouts and a several adult leaders from Troop 39 engaged this past August in a full week of sailing, fishing, snorkeling, and ...

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA– Brian Gragnolati, president and CEO of Atlantic Health System, shared success stories from New Jersey with international health care leaders at the 42 nd World Hospital Congress, held October 10-12 in Brisbane, Australia. On Thursday, October 11, Gragnolati joined a panel of ...

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Five-Star ratings highlight Morristown’s cardiac and orthopedic excellence MORRISTOWN, NJ –Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center today announced it ranks in the top five percent of hospitals in the nation in a wide variety of specialties and services, according to a report released ...

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Fairfield, NJ -- Today the National Association of Realtors PAC endorsed Mikie Sherrill for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th District. “Mikie Sherrill understands that homeownership is part of the American Dream,” said Angela Sicoli, Century21 Award Agency, Broker. “In New Jersey, home ownership ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - There are a lot of memorable days in a cancer survivor’s life – some better than others, of course.  For Sally Richter of Denville, September 20th was a favorite because it was her last radiation treatment and a glorious day that would begin the next chapter in her ...

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The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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Shop for a good cause at the Annual Charity Sale at Community Congregational Church (200 Hartshorn Dr., Short Hills) on Saturday, October 27 from 9am-2pm! A special preview event will be held on Friday, October 26 from 2-6pm, with a 20% premium added to all prices. Brand-name new and gently used ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ–  – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award from Vizient, a health care performance improvement partner. The award recognizes top-performing academic medical centers, complex teaching ...

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Morristown, NJ, -- Renowned cancer researcher, Daniel D. Von Hoff, M.D., today presented on groundbreaking research, investigational use of anti-cancer compounds and phase I clinical trial data at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center.  Dr. Von Hoff is Physician-in-Chief and ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Nodding to congressional candidate Mikie Sherrill’s long-standing relationship working with law enforcement officers in New Jersey, today the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association (NJSPBA) endorsed her candidacy for U.S. Congress. “As a U.S. Navy veteran and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Dr. Shelley Kurland, dean of the Virtual Campus at County College of Morris (CCM), and Rob Stirton, vice president of Institutional Effectiveness and CIO, recently were presented with NJEdge awards for their technological contributions to the higher education community. Kurland, ...

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