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RWJBarnabas Marketing and Communications Leader Named Association of American Medical Colleges Group Chair

May 22, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Michael Knecht, FACHE, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications, RWJBarnabas Health, was recently appointed chair of the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the only national professional development group devoted exclusively to the role of institutional advancement in academic ...

K Kakes Cakery in South Orange Holds Grand Opening Celebration

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Though they've been open for several weeks, K Kakes Cakery held their official Grand Opening and ribbon cutting on Saturday, May 5, with family, friends, customers and local officials there to wish the new business well.

South Orange Village President Sheena Collum and South Orange trustees Steve Schnall and Deborah Davis Ford were at the opening as well ...

South Orange Residents Open Deka Lash in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Deka Lash, Montclair's newest lash extension beauty bar, has opened its doors at 15 Bloomfield Avenue.

Owned and operated by Nirmitee Shah and her husband Arun Vadlamani, residents of South Orange, Deka Lash specializes in eyelash extensions.

While looking to start a new business as part of the Deka Lash franchise, they opted to open in ...

Ashley Market Now Selling 'Sliders for Pets' - Locally Made Premium Food for Dogs and Cats

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Ashley Marketplace is now carrying Sliders for Pets, which are locally made in South Orange by Marty Sacci, Ashley's longtime butcher. 

Sacci explained that he was motivated to create Sliders for Pets after he was unable to find options that were both healthy and affordable in the premium pet food market. Sacci said he then researched ...

Maplewood's Abby Haliti Salon Holds Grand Opening

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Abby Haliti Salon held it's grand opening and official ribbon cutting on Sunday afternoon, April 22.

The salon is the latest opening for Maplewood Avenue's Clarus building, which in addition to 20 apartment units, also has Starbucks, The Cassidy restaurant, and a BCB Community Bank branch.

Abby Haliti fell in love with the Maplewood community when she ...

Pinnacle Pilates: A Warm, Friendly Studio in Maplewood

“In 10 sessions you’ll feel the difference, in 20 sessions you’ll see the difference, and in 30 sessions you’ll have a new body." - Joseph Pilates

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Did you know there is a NYC Pilates studio right here in Maplewood? Pinnacle Pilates, a tranquil, fully equipped pilates studio, offers private and duet sessions completely customized to each ...

South Orange Celebrates Retirement of Longtime Train Station Employee, Joe Kelly

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - If you are one of the many who travel from the South Orange train station, you will no longer see the familiar face of Joe Kelly at the ticket window, as he retired on Monday, April 23, after 42 years with NJ Transit, and 24 years in South Orange.

The South Orange Board of Trustees (BOT) recognized Kelly with a proclamation at the Monday night BOT meeting, with many ...

Red Carpet Lady and Stainfil Studios Open in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - It was a busy afternoon for Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca on Saturday, who was there to cut the ribbon and welcome two new businesses, Red Carpet Lady and Stainfil Studios, which both held their grand openings that day. Red Carpet Lady and Stanfil Studios have studios in the same building at 1611 Springfield Avenue.

In addition to Mayor DeLuca, Maplewood Township ...

Maplewood Mayor Joins Others to Collaborate on State Issues at Meet the Mayors Breakfast

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The eighth annual Meet the Mayors event at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston on Saturday morning saw a wide cross-section of mayors from throughout Essex County, business leaders from across the same communities and residents looking to hear from this year’s panelists.

In addition to a panel discussion—featuring guest speakers Sheila Oliver, Lt. Governor; ...

Overlook Named 'Employer of the Year' by NJ APSE

SUMMIT, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center received the Employer of the Year Award from the New Jersey chapter of the Association of People Supporting Employment First (NJ APSE) during the Facing the Future 26 Conference on transition and employment. The Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) is the only national organization with an exclusive ...

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BCB Bank's Maplewood Branch Grand Opening Rescheduled for June 16

May 16, 2018

BCB Bank has postponed the grand opening of the new Maplewood Branch from the original date of Saturday, May 19, due to the forecast for rainy weather that day.

The grand opening will now be held on Saturday, June 16, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

All are invited, so bring the whole family to celebrate at BCB Bank,156 Maplewood Avenue.

RSVP requested to Claudine Baptiste at ...