Friendly Competition at the Grand Opening of Greens Indoor Golf & Cafe in Maplewood

March 27, 2017

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Greens Indoor Golf & Cafe held its grand opening on Saturday afternoon, and with the celebration came a little friendly competition between officials from the two towns as well.

Greens, which is located at 97 Baker Street in Maplewood, offers indoor, virtual golf as well as a juice bar, and vegan restaurant, Consciousfork.

John Profaci, who owns Greens with his ...

Studio 509 Kids Spring Session Begins April 17 - Registration Open Now

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Spring classes at Studio 509 Kids begin Monday, April 17. Fitness and dance classes are offered for ages pre-k to high school, and include Ballet Fusion at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays for 1st and 2nd graders, Dance Fusion for high-school boys only at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and Total Fitness at 4 p.m. on Thursdays for 6th to 9th graders.

The mission at Studio ...

Morristown Children’s Hospital First Hospital in New Jersey to Administer Newly Approved Treatment for Rare Genetic Disease

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, was the first hospital in the state to administer nusinersen, a newly approved medication to a patient with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare and sometimes fatal genetic disease that causes progressive loss of muscle strength and movement.

Because of the demand for the ...

Overlook Hosts Facebook Live Event Answering Questions Regarding Weight Loss Surgery

SUMMIT, NJ - Ever wonder when someone should consider weight loss surgery? How much weight a person can expect to lose? Or what the health benefits are?

Visit Overlook Medical Center’s Facebook page March 24 at 2 p.m. (EST) for a Facebook Live event in which Ajay Goyal, MD, medical director of Overlook’s bariatric surgery program, will answer these and other ...

Essex County Enacts Code Blue Through March 16; Essex County Parks System Closed Tuesday

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Essex County’s “Code Blue” procedures are being activated from Monday at 5 p.m. to Thursday, March 16, at 8 a.m. due to extreme cold weather and snow in the forecast.

In addition, Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, Codey Arena, the Environmental Center and Senior Centers within the Essex County Parks System will be closed on ...

Winter Storm Watch in Effect, 12 to 18 Inches of Snow Predicted for SOMA

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The first day of spring is just a week away, but winter is not going out quietly.  

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch beginning 12 a.m. Tuesday through 12 a.m. Wednesday. There is potential for snowfall of 12 to 18 inches or higher in Central and Northern New Jersey.  

Snow is expected to arrive in South Orange and ...

Gerber Issues Allergy Alert for Cheese Ravioli Pasta Pick-ups

FLORHAM PARK, NJ- Gerber Products Company is initiating a voluntary recall of Cheese Ravioli Gerber Pasta Pick-ups due to a possible allergy alert. The company stated that the egg ingredient is missing from the full ingredient list on the package. Although the egg ingredient is listed in the "ingredient" section, it was left out of the "contains" section, the company ...

Essex County Enacts Code Blue Through March 13 to Provide Shelter During Winter Weather

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Essex County’s “Code Blue” procedures are being activated from 6 p.m. on Saturday to 9 a.m. on Monday due to extreme cold weather and snow in the forecast.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura said providing homeless residents with a warm place to stay during extreme weather ...

For 9th Year, Atlantic Health System Named to Fortune's '100 Best Companies to Work For' List

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, was recognized among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 46 in its ninth consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

It is the only health care delivery system from New Jersey, and one of only three New Jersey-based companies on the list, ...

Anesthesiologist with South Orange Office Among 31 Physicians Sanctioned for Allegedly Over-Prescribing Painkillers

NEWARK, NJ – Sanctions were made against 31 physicians, including Amgad Hessein who owned Advanced Pain Management Specialists in South Orange, who allegedly over-prescribed painkillers and other narcotics that can lead to addiction, stated State Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs on Thursday, March 2.

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Getting Physical —Therapy, That Is: South Orange Rehabilitation and Wellness

March 21, 2017

South Orange Rehabilitation and Wellness Expands its Facilities to Better Serve the Community 

Acceptance of Physical Therapy Treatments has grown in recent years, due in part to the aging of the baby boomers, injuries from sports and activities, and the public’s interest in drug-free remedies. 

To meet this increased demand, South Orange Rehabilitation and Wellness has ...