Professional Staff Hailed at Overlook's Clinical Excellence Awards Ceremony

May 25, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Fittingly held as the nation marked "Hospital Week," care providers throughout Overlook Medical Center gathered to recognize the hospital’s best and brightest clinical professional staff, including physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and patient care partners, at the hospital’s annual Clinical Excellence Awards Ceremony.

The annual event is ...

Sun Shines on Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure as Thousands Participate at Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ - "This is my fight song, take back my life song." Katy Perry's version of Rachel Platten's "Fight Song" anthem blared across Liberty State Park Sunday morning as thousands of women and men gathered to participate in the tenth annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure. Perry's lyrics did indeed apply to the many breast cancer ...

Recognizing Early Signs of Stroke Saves Lives; Kirshner Achieves Full Recovery Thanks to Overlook Medical Center's Professional Team

SUMMIT, NJ -  Radio personalities Mark Mitchell and Steve Pelletier of WMTR 1250 AM Classic Oldies aired live from various area hospitals including Overlook Medical Center in Summit to honor the incredible work of nurses for a special Nurses Week series as well as bring awareness to American Stroke Month.

On Thursday, Pelletier interviewed stroke victim Ruth ...

South Orange's JESPY House Community Discusses Healthcare with Congressman Payne, Jr. and Assemblywoman Jasey

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The residents of  JESPY House in Maplewood were visited last Monday Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. and Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey to discuss imminent healthcare changes, housing and other critical issues.

About 100 members of the JESPY and South Orange community attended the meeting, where they were able to hear Payne’s and Jasey's positions ...

Babies Born at Mountainside Medical Center on May 12 to Receive Commemorative Yogi Berra Baby Hats

MONTCLAIR, NJ - All babies born on May 12 at participating NJ hospitals will get a special treat in honor of baseball legend Yogi Berra.

May 12 would have been Berra's 92nd birthday. To honor this special day, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center is donating to area hospitals a selection of Yogi Berra Museum baby hats, along with free Museum memberships for the families of ...

2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure Set for May 21

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Nearly 2,000 people are expected when the 2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure is held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City on Sunday, May 21.

The race is partially sponsored by

The Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure’s official Master of Ceremonies will be WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson, who has been a member of the the ...

Lots of Smiles at the South Mountain YMCA Healthy Kids Day on Saturday

MAPLEWOOD NJ - The South Mountain YMCA held Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, May 6, an annual event which is part of the Y’s national initiative to improve health and wellbeing for kids and families. This free community event inspire kids to keep their minds and bodies active, explained event organizers.

With a forecast for rainy weather, the event location was moved from ...

Maplewood Township Committee Meeting: Reports Successful Drug Take-Back Day, Discusses Taxes

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Taxes for 2017 were the predominant issue discussed at the Maplewood Township Committee Meeting on May 1.

Maplewood Mayor Vic DeLuca opened the meeting by presenting a proclamation declaring May as Older Americans Month 2017. Members of several senior advisory committees attended the meeting to applaud the town’s action.

Greg Lembrich of the Maplewood Township ...

'May the Fourth Be With You:' Morristown Hospital Celebrates Star Wars Day With Chewbacca and Darth Vader

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Since the mid 70's, the Star War series has been delighting fans with epic space battles between good and evil. Those battles took place in a galaxy far, far away where Luke Skywalker, Princess Leah and Chewbacca fought Darth Vader and his evil stormtroopers. Today, good and evil put aside their differences and joined together to bring joy to the littlest ...

SOMa Action Holds People’s Climate March on April 29 in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Hundreds came out to the People’s Climate March in Maplewood on Saturday, April 29, which was the same day that thousands marched in Washington, D.C. for the same cause. The march was sponsored by SOMa Action and organized in just a few days.

Lily Hawkins, one of the main organizers of the march, said that the cause is especially important to her because of her children.

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Tai-Chi for Seniors Class at Millburn Library

May 25, 2017

The Millburn Free Public Library will be holding a Tai-Chi class for seniors over the summer with Linda Sercarz. Ms. Sercarz has been teaching T'ai chi chih for over 15 years, earning her accreditation in 1998. Her class will be held for six weeks at the Millburn Library, starting on Thursday, June 8, from 10:30-11:30am. The class will run until Thursday, July 13. Register on the ...