RWJBarnabas Health Executive Vice President Named to Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare

March 10, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Michellene Davis, Esq., Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer for RWJBarnabas Health (RWJBH), was recently named one of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare. According to RWJBH, the biennial recognition honors leading minority healthcare executives across the country who are influencing policy and care delivery ...

Weather Update: Schools Closed and Warming Stations Open in West Essex Area

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — West Essex and Caldwell-West Caldwell public schools will be closed on Friday due to downed wires and power outages as the West Essex area continues to recover from this most recent winter storm.

At West Essex High School, performances of “Seussical the Musical” are cancelled due to inclement weather.

Residents are reminded that the area is still ...

Snowstorm Recovery Continues in West Essex Area

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ - The snowstorm that downed hundreds of electrical wires and countless trees and limbs in the area has left the West Essex region in a state of recovery on Thursday morning.

Some areas of West Essex received close to two feet of snow, and schools throughout the region were closed for a second consecutive day on Thursday.

The West Caldwell Fire Department will be ...

Uneventful Morning Leads to Snow-Filled Afternoon for Garden State

NEW YORK, NY - When Essex Ed, Turtle Back Zoo's resident groundhog made his annual weather forecast on Groundhog Day, he did not see his shadow—meaning that warmer spring weather would arrive earlier in New Jersey. Instead, the National Weather Service is reporting that residents of the region should expect snowfall rates of one-to-three inches per hour ...

West Essex Towns Prepare for State of Emergency

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — After Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emergency, beginning Tuesday at 8 p.m., the Caldwell-West Caldwell and West Essex Regional school districts announced that all schools will be closed on Wednesday, March 7, due to impending Winter Storm Quinn. All programs and activities are also canceled.

There will not be parking in the roadways ...

Heart Disease Fundraiser Raises More Than $40,000 for Heart Center at Saint Barnabas

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Members of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) family have raised more than $40,000 for the Heart Center at SBMC through their fourth annual indoor cycling fundraiser Cycle Red for Heart Disease, held in Livingston for the first time this year at the recently opened CycleBar on Sunday afternoon.

The event was hosted by SBMC anesthesiologist Dr. Joel Braverman ...

Local Expert Gives District 11 Citizens Primer on Gun Laws and Violence Prevention

LIVINGSTON, NJ – A sold-out crowd of concerned citizens from all over the 11th Congressional District heard from NJ 11th For Change member Cori Menkin, Esq., on the topic of gun violence at an open forum hosted by the Livingston Town Team of NJ 11th for Change on Saturday. Menkin, an expert on federal and state gun laws, spoke about what voters can do to protect against changes in New ...

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Colon Cancer Screening and You — When and Why? at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

March 9, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ – During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Saint Barnabas Medical Center will hold an education program, “Colon Cancer Screening and You — When and Why?, on March 21, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center, Conference Room A/B, First Floor, 200 South Orange Avenue, Livingston.

While colorectal cancer, commonly called colon ...