West Orange Students and Parents Learn From Sexual Assault Video

May 20, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – West Orange High School (WOHS) Student Assistant Counselors (SAC) Keshia Golding-Cooper and Amadeo Chirichiello screened an important film for students and parents earlier this month called “The Hunting Ground,” which looks at the statistics of sexual assault on college campuses.

The film was nominated for several awards, including two Emmy nominations and ...

Hundreds of RWJBarnabas Health Employees Run in New Jersey Half Marathon

LONG BRANCH, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health leaders Stephen Zieniewicz, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston and Bill Arnold, president and CEO of Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch were joined by 200 RWJBarnabas Health employees as they ran in the New Jersey Half Marathon on at the Jersey Shore.

As the most comprehensive ...

NJ American Water to Invest $500,000 in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Approximately 1,400 feet of water main that was installed in the 1950s will be replaced with new ductile iron main along Old Indian Road, from Pleasant Valley Road to Waddington Avenue, in West Orange thanks to a $500,000 investment from New Jersey American Water (NJAW).

According to the company, this investment will continue to improve water service reliability and ...

West Essex YMCA to Offer Free Water Safety Program in June

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As an organization dedicated to building safe and healthy communities, the West Essex YMCA believes that all children deserve the opportunity to learn to swim. From June 25 to 29, the Y is offering its Safety Around Water program, which includes five free swim lessons, to teach children water safety and basic swimming skills.

According to Scott Weber, aquatic director at ...

Indoor Air Quality Issues Being Addressed at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Bob Csigi, director of buildings and grounds for the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE), reported on Monday that 53 rooms at WOHS exceed the 1,000 parts per million (ppm) of carbon dioxide permitted by the state.

He said this finding was presented to him by AHERA Consultants, which was retained by the WOBOE to conduct indoor air-quality readings for carbon dioxide ...

More Than 1,000 Participate in West Orange’s First Walk to Cure Arthritis

WEST ORANGE, NJ – More than 1,000 people from throughout the region participated in the first West Orange-hosted New Jersey Walk to Cure Arthritis on Saturday, which took off the Clipper Pavilion on Cherry Lane, to help raise funds needed to support the local Arthritis Foundation’s initiatives to improve the quality of life of people with arthritis through advancements in medicine, ...

Walk to Cure Arthritis to Be Held in West Orange for First Time

WEST ORANGE, NJ – For the first time in history, New Jersey’s Walk to Cure Arthritis will be held in West Orange. Approximately 1,000 participants from throughout the region are expected to participate in the Walk, which will take off from the Clipper Pavilion, 5 Cherry Lane, on Saturday morning.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by a morning program at 9 a.m., and then the ...

Saint Barnabas NJ’s Only Hospital to Achieve Straight 'A's for 13 Years

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility located in Livingston, recently became the only hospital in New Jersey and one of only 49 nationwide to receive a 13th consecutive ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit Hospital Watchdog organization that initiated this program in 2012.

Leah Binder, president and chief ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center Celebrates National Donate Life Month

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Throughout the month of April, Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) partners with the New Jersey Sharing Network (NJSN) during Donate Life Month to raise awareness about the critical shortage of organs and tissue for transplantation. Together, the organizations encourage everyone to register as an organ and tissue donor and to talk about it with their friends and ...

First West Orange Self Defense and Safety Seminar Exceeds Expectations

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Nearly triple the expected number of participants attended Sunday’s free self defense and safety seminar hosted by the West Orange Police Department (WOPD) in partnership with the martial arts instructors of Mobile1KravMaga and sponsored by the West Orange Recreation Department as part of Sexual Abuse Awareness Month.

The three-hour session, attended by ...

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