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Press Releases

May 17, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ— The West Essex YMCA will join an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate the 29th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. As an official host site, the West Essex Y will hold a free community event this day, from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., with a ...

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On May 9, 2022, Wynona’s House CEO Dominic Prophete and his staff warmly welcomed the Jack and Jill North Jersey chapter delegation to the facility and was overwhelmed by the Senior Teens’ generous $21,228.94 donation. Mr. Prophete expressed profound gratitude, passionately spoke about the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – May 10, 2022 – The popular West Orange Street Fair makes its return on Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., after a two-year suspension due to COVID. One of the biggest events of the year in West Orange, the Street Fair will feature local crafters, food from local vendors, ...

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Improve confidence, performance, and of course dance skills. Give your student a transformational summer experience! Safe & Secure. The perfect option for kids ages 3-12 years. Get exposure to ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern, musical theater, improvisation, yoga, leadership and speaking ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey – Mountainside Medical Center announced Mark Tucker, director of facilities and Sam Argenio, maintenance manager as Leaders of the Month for February. These two leaders are known to go above and beyond the call of duty, always ready and able to assist in safety or ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Tickets are still available for the Roosevelt Middle School production of "Annie Jr."  The show will be presented May 13 and 14 at 7:00 pm and May 15 at 2:00. "Annie Jr." provides all the songs and laughter of the original musical. Annie is left at an orphanage in the 1930's ...

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The Bridge Inc. will be hosting its 50th Anniversary Celebration & Spring Golf Classic on May 25, 2022, at Green Brook County Club in North Caldwell, NJ. The Bridge -- established in 1971 -- is a nonprofit community-based organization that provides behavioral health care services in Essex ...

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How can you protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays? Franz Smith, MD, Medical Director, The Melanoma Center, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC), Northern Lead, Melanoma and Soft Tissue Oncology Program, and a member of the RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group, shares his best ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ -- Ascendia Bank, formerly Glen Rock Saving Bank, will celebrate its new name and refreshed identity with a Rebranding Celebration on Saturday, May 14th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at all four branch locations:  175 Rock Road, Glen Rock 250 Lincoln Avenue, ...

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Pleasant Valley Productions (PVP) is based at the Oskar Schindler Center for the Performing Arts in West Orange. Since its founding over a decade ago, PVP has taught and mentored people in all aspects of theatrical production. Several former mentees are now successful professionals on Broadway, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ– As one of the nation’s leading professional theaters and recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts-Managing Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and ...

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West Orange Municipal Alliance is hosting Cannabis Use: Debunking the Myths TODAY (April 28) between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. by Zoom. See the speakers on the flyer above. Register at https://bit.ly/WOcannabis

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Though you wouldn’t know it by their energy and fit physiques, friends Marty Rubin, 92, and Joe Galasso, 83, both required lifesaving heart procedures at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC). Their health and vigor are a testament to their dedication to taking care of themselves, says the ...

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Once again, the Rotary Club of West Orange is participating in the District 7475 50/50, and we are asking for your support. Fundraisers, like this one, enable our Club to continue our philanthropic endeavors. Every year, within West Orange, we provide college scholarships to graduating seniors, ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - For several weeks, 5 clients of JESPY HOUSE have been busy knotting and crocheting Ukrainian Flag Pins. The flags are available for purchase from Rocket Ship Print Shop here in South Orange, the General Store Cooperative in Maplewood and directly from JESPY for $5.00. Sales have ...

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RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group and Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) continually attract accomplished physicians from around the country that are at the top of their fields, and Peter DeLuca, M.D., is the latest provider to join the team. Dr. Deluca, a fellowship-trained sports medicine ...

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Megan Brill is the recipient of Downtown New Jersey’s Award for Individual of Excellence-Downtown Profession Megan Brill has been the Executive Director of the Downtown West Orange Alliance (DWOA) since 2013. The DWOA follows the Main Street Four-Point Approach™, a volunteer-driven, historic ...

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West Orange Chamber Hosts First In-Person Event of 2022  WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange Chamber of Commerce will hold its first in-person networking event of the year on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Mayor Robert Parisi will be honored by the chamber for his leadership during the last two years of ...

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SOUTH ORANGE – While continuing to make her mark in the tech and storytelling arenas, entrepreneur Carol Barash, PhD, also brings her wide-ranging experience and breadth of knowledge to JESPY House, a local nonprofit that supports adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities. “I ...

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Alzheimer’s New Jersey®, the first line of local support for New Jersey residents affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias will host a Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s®” on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Clipper Pavilion, South Mountain Reservation, in West Orange.   Everyone is invited to ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Toni's Kitchen Food Ministry is looking for drivers to assist with pick-ups and deliveries. Toni’s Kitchen, a food ministry of St Luke’s Episcopal Church has a mission of providing food to those in need. Toni's Kitchen food ministry is in need of weekday morning drivers for ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health licensed Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center to perform a radiation treatment called peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PPRT) using the drug LUTATHERA® for adults with advanced, cancerous neuroendocrine tumors that develop in ...

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Not long ago, Type 2 diabetes—the form of diabetes that is diet-related and develops over time—was rare in children. Now the number of children with Type 2 diabetes is rising, an issue that’s closely linked to the rise in the number of overweight children and teens.   Dennis Brenner, ...

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Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2022-2023 Season   On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan October 7 – November 6, 2022   The Sound of Music December 2, 2022 – January 1, 2023   Disney’s Hercules February 9 – March 12, 2023   Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient ...

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UNION, N.J., April 12, 2022 – Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services, a program of Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, Inc., has named Frank Cannizzaro and SFC Enterprises, Inc. its 2022 Distinguished Business Partner of the Year. Cannizzaro, executive vice president of construction, SFC Enterprises, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ— The West Essex YMCA is hosting the Y’s annual Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, April 30, encouraging families to take a moment to help kids be kids and set them up for a summer of success. Sponsored nationally by Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, the free afternoon event features family ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – For the 14th consecutive year, Atlantic Health System has been named to the Great Place to Work® and Fortune’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 91. Earning a coveted spot means Atlantic Health System is one of the best companies to work for in the ...

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