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Max Challenge to Host One-Year Anniversary Event and More in West Orange

September 17, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Max Challenge of West Orange will commemorate one year in business in the township on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to noon with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The weekend will also mark the start of the next 10-Week Challenge, which combines exciting fitness classes, nutritional counseling and motivation into one easy-to-follow program ...

West Orange Couple Opens CardioYoga Studio in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After nearly six months of getting settled in their new location at 521 S. Livingston Avenue, West Orange residents Chelsea and Alvaro Alban, owners of CardioYoga in Livingston, invited the public to join them on Thursday for a day full of grand opening events.

In addition to providing free classes, free mini massages and more, the Albans also welcomed members of ...

Metro YMCA Offers Strategies to Turn the Tide on Childhood Obesity

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The grim statistics on childhood obesity—with nearly one in five school-age children in the U.S. being considered obese—obscure a hopeful reality: obesity is a preventable and curable disease. The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges, which has long been working to reduce obesity in the communities it serves, hopes this will be the take-home message of ...

Zufall Health Breaks Ground on New Community Center in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Zufall Health, a federally funded community health center, broke ground last month at 49 Mount Pleasant Avenue on a $4.5 million building that will provide medical services to residents of West Orange.

The new site will be a relocation and expansion of Zufall’s office on Northfield Avenue, which opened in 2014.

“We’re excited that this new ...

Join a Walk to Help Raise Critically Needed Awareness and Funds for Alzheimer’s

SUCCASUNNA, NJ – Residents of Morris and Essex counties will have an opportunity to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease by participating in upcoming Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s events in Succasunna and West Orange on Sept. 9 and Sept. 29, respectively.

“Every step forward strengthens the Alzheimer’s Association vision of a world ...

Saint Barnabas Patient in Need of Living Kidney Donor

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A Saint Barnabas Medical Center patient who is in renal failure and on dialysis three times a week is currently seeking a living kidney donor.

Nick Sauter is a Little Falls resident who played football for Rutgers University from 1973 to 1977 and is a parishioner of the St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Little Falls. He has three grandchildren that he would like to ...

District Works to Eliminate Legionella Found at Redwood Elementary

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Low levels of Legionella pneumophila, the cause of the Legionnaires’ disease, a severe and often lethal form of pneumonia, have been found at Redwood Elementary, according to the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE).

During Monday night’s WOBOE meeting, Superintendent Jeffrey Rutzky explained that a Redwood parent approached him about the ...

West Orange Among Girls on the Run Chapters in Need of Coaches

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — Some Essex County chapters of Girls on the Run (GOTR), an afterschool program designed to enhance girls’ social, emotional and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences, are currently seeking volunteer coaches to help their young participants increase their self-confidence, develop healthy relationships and feel good about ...

West Orange Student Represents New Jersey at Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador Summit

DECATUR, GA — Roosevelt Middle School (RMS) eighth grader Makhi Green recently attended the Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador Summit at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga. near Atlanta after being selected as West Orange’s Student Ambassador representing New Jersey.

Ambassadors are student leaders who rally other students and commit to leading healthy, sustainable changes in their ...

Saint Barnabas Achieves Highest National Honor for Nursing Excellence

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston achieved Magnet recognition this month as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care.

According to SBMC, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program distinguishes organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence. With this ...


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Essex County to Host 13th Annual Senior Wellness Day

September 16, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invites all Essex County senior citizens to attend the 13th Annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, to be held for free as follows: 

Date:               Tuesday, September 18, ...