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RWJBarnabas Health Employee Appointed to New Jersey Board of Nursing

October 14, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Appointed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, RWJBarnabas Health’s Mary Beth Russell was recently chosen to occupy one of two nurse educator seats on the New Jersey Board of Nursing. According to RWJBarnabas, there are 10 new members to the board and three reappointments—taking its membership from 13 to 15.

Nancy E. Holecek, Senior Vice President and ...

Help the West Essex YMCA Support Heart Disease

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, the West Essex YMCA is sponsoring a team for the American Heart Association Walk.

On Oct. 22, hundreds of people will walk at the Turtle Back Zoo and South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange with the mission of conquering heart disease. Supporters are invited to either walk one or three miles on that day, or pledge for ...

Flu Vaccination Clinics Kick Off in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — With flu season set to begin on Oct. 1, the medical professionals at Care Station Medical Group in West Orange and throughout New Jersey strongly recommend that everyone 6 months old and older—and especially those over 60—get the flu shot soon. 

Flu shots are currently available at all of Care Station Medical Group’s locations, including West ...

Inaugural Running with the Devils Event Benefits RWJBarnabas Health Clara Maass Medical Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nearly 300 participants joined the New Jersey Devils hockey team at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo and that the South Mountain Reservation on Saturday, Sept. 24 for the first annual “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Family Fun Walk,” benefiting RWJBarnabas Health’s Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, NJ

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the ...

Metro YMCA Awards Kenneth A. DeGhetto Champion's Cup to Exemplary Board Member for Second Year

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For the second-consecutive year, a Morris County business leader received the prestigious Kenneth A. DeGhetto Champion’s Cup at the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ 23rd annual Kids Care Club Golf Outing held Sept. 18 at Montclair Golf Club in West Orange.

Daren Phil, president and chief operations officer of Suburban Consulting Engineers, Inc., is the ...

Last Chance for Free Classes and Discounted “Founders Package” at CycleBar Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ— The new Livingston-based indoor cycling franchise, CycleBar, invites the Livingston community and beyond to take part in the last few days of its opening-month celebration. Free “CycleBlast” classes are set to run until Sunday, Sept. 24. CycleBar Livingston is located  To reserve your free seat now Click Here.

Access to discounts of ...

Jessica Israel, MD, Named Corporate Chair of Geriatrics for RWJBarnabas Health

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Jessica Israel, MD, a resident of Matawan who has been a practicing geriatrician with RWJBarnabas Health since 2002, was recently appointed as Corporate Chair of Geriatrics for RWJBarnabas Health. 

In this new role, Dr. Israel will be working alongside geriatricians and interdisciplinary teams from across the system to develop innovative, cohesive programs with a ...

Essex County's Senior Wellness Day is Sept. 26

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Essex County will hold another of its Senior Wellness Day events on Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Richard J. Codey Arena in West Orange.

“We are planning a fun-filled day of activities and will be providing a great deal of valuable information that will benefit seniors. Our Essex County Senior Wellness Day will offer nutrition information, ...

CycleBar Livingston Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A week after officially opening its doors, Livingston’s new premium indoor cycling franchise CycleBar hosted a celebratory ribbon cutting on Wednesday on location at 277 Eisenhower Parkway.

Livingston Mayor Shawn Klein, members of the Livingston Township Council and members of the Livingston Area Chamber of Commerce (LACC) joined ...

West Essex YMCA's "Welcome Week" Begins Friday

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Beginning Friday, the West Essex YMCA will begin celebrating “Welcome Week” as part of a nationwide event in which many Y’s across the country have opted to participate.

From now until Sept. 24, the West Essex Y will open its doors to the community to participate in many free special events.

On the morning of Sept. 15, events will begin with a ...

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