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Newark Men Behind Bars ​for Alleged Connection to New Brunswick Fatal Shooting

November 17, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A suspect arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man will remain behind bars for now, after the courts determined he was a public safety threat and flight risk​.​

The suspect, 26-year-old Newark resident Michael Martin, also known as “Maniac,” appeared ​in front of Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Michael A. Toto on November 17 ...

Aha Moment: Overlook Staff Develops New Insulin Management Device as Healthcare System Empowers Caregivers to Innovate

SUMMIT, NJ - A team comprised of two pharmacists, a pharmacy tech and a nurse at Overlook Medical Center were the collaborative brainchild behind the first innovation spawned by the Atlantic Health Advancements program, or AHa!, an initiative designed to be an innovation center and idea incubator that will inspire Atlantic Health System’s team of over 16,000 employees and 3,700 ...

Overlook Hailed by American College of Surgeons for 'Meritorious Surgical Quality'

SUMMIT, NJ - The American College of Surgeons, an organization "dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical practice environment," -- via its  National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) -- has recognized Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center as one of 66 ACS NSQIP ...

Atlantic Health Offers Free Health Screenings, Educates Public in Honor of World Stroke Day

SUMMIT, NJ — In honor of World Stroke Day, Overlook Medical Center and Atlantic Health Systems hosted an event on Monday, Oct. 30, to educate people on the risks of suffering a stroke as well as offering free health screening to individuals who attended.

Organized by Atlantic Health Stroke Coordinators Joy Eboras and Megan Ewing, participants heard from stroke ...

Car Crashes into CVS on Morris Avenue in Union, Again

UNION, NJ – A vehicle crashed into the CVS building on Morris and Commerce Avenues at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday. 

Union firefighters arrived on the scene to find that a vehicle struck the building multiple times.  According to Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio, there was no apparent structural damage to the building, but a Union construction official was called to ...

Touring the Fourth Oldest House in Springfield: The Swaim Homestead

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Anthony Ott and his wife Carol live at 231 South Springfield Avenue in Springfield.  They have a passion for restoring historic homes.  When they bought their current home it was considered a "tear down".  However, the Ott’s made the decision to restore the historic home with a few concessions to modern day conveniences. Anthony is clearly proud of ...

Gun Violence: "A Problem That Has a Solution"

PATERSON, NJ- When Congresswoman Gabby Giffords returned to the floor of the House of Representatives less than seven months after being critically injured by a gunshot to the head her colleagues in Congress welcomed her with a standing ovation.

That ovation, however, did nothing to usher in any new "meaningful" gun control legislation.

Just over a year after that, twenty children ...

News from Edison: Mayor and Mayoral Candidate Both Denounce Racist Postcards

EDISON, NJ - Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey, as well as his challenger for mayor, Keith Hahn, have come out forcefully to condemn the racially charged anti-Asian, anti-Indian Board of Education election postcards that have circulated in the township this week.

Lankey, the Democrat incumbent, said in a statement, "The sentiments expressed in this mailer are despicable. Edison has proudly ...

Edison Residents Receive Racist School Board Election Postcards

EDISON, NJ — Township residents on Wednesday received racist school board campaign mailers targeting two members of the Board of Education.

The flyers state that Chinese and Indian residents are “taking over” the school board. Jerry Shi and Falguni Patel, candidates for the Board of Education, are pictured on the campaign mailers with the word ...

Overlook's Satellite ER Marks 10-Year Anniversary

UNION TOWNSHIP, NJ - Thriving beyond era of hospital closures, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center Emergency Services at Overlook, Union Campus -- a satellite emergency department -- has celebrated the 10th Anniversary of its opening.

The facility not only preserved emergency care for the community but anchored further development of needed ...

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