Susan G. Komen's Annual Pink Tie Event Raises Funds, Awareness

March 20, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends. 

Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation and it blossomed ...

7th Graders Compete in UnitedHealthcare Health Bee at Westfield Area YMCA

WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventh-grade students from Hillside Avenue won the 2018 UnitedHealthcare Health Bee competition in a spirited final round in Tuesday. UnitedHealthcare awarded the school a grand prize of $1,000 to apply to its health and wellness programs.

UnitedHealthcare awarded Deerfield and Roosevelt second place and each a $500 grant, and Lincoln the school spirit award and ...

New Spa & Wellness Studio Opens in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — Everlasting Haven Spa & Wellness Studio recently held its grand opening  in Downtown Westfield. Located at 227 South Ave., the spa offers a range of services, including skin care treatment, hair removal and massage therapy.

“My goal is to have a reputable name,” owner Gina Vilca said. “I want the quality to speak for itself and to develop a ...

Tony Bianchino Wants You to ‘Out Run Your Fork,’ and He’s Working with Other Westfield Businesses to Make that Happen

WESTFIELD, NJ — Tony Bianchino, owner of Westfield-based personal training and nutrition center Out Run Your Fork, has a lofty goal of educating Westfield about what it takes to be healthy, and he’s partnering with other local businesses to make it happen.

These partnerships take on many different forms. Bianchino recently partnered with Westfield juice bar Ono Bowls to run a ...

Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party Set For March 16

SUMMIT, NJ — The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up.

The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL: to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50 percent by the year 2026, by improving access to ...

Westfield Board of Health Holds Hearing with Restaurant, Discusses Partnering with Other Boards Following Edison School Threats

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Board of Health heard from Turning Point during Monday night’s meeting after the restaurant received three consecutive conditionally satisfactory ratings.

The primary issues during each inspection included improper refrigeration temperatures, improper temperatures in the dishwasher, poorly concentrated sanitizing solution and employees who used dirty ...

Youth and Family Counseling Service of Westfield Recognized for 100 Years of Service

WESTFIELD, NJ — Last week, Mayor Shelley Brindle and the Westfield Town Council recognized Youth and Family Counseling Service of Westfield for its contributions to the community in honor of its 100th anniversary.

"The town of Westfield would like to recognize Youth and Family Service for its contribution to the mental well-being of the Westfield community," Mayor Brindle said, ...

Westfield Volunteer Baseball Coach Desperately Seeking Kidney Donor

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Westfield High School volunteer baseball coach Mike Cappiello is in desperate need of a kidney donor.

The 28-year-old former WHS baseball player hit 46 doubles playing college ball for Plymouth State University in New Hampshire — the most in the school's history.

One day in April of 2012, during his senior year, he was off to another good start to ...

Atlantic Health's Overlook Medical Center Named Among America's Top 100 Hospitals for Second Straight Year

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Summit's Overlook Medical Center is one of two Atlantic Health System hospitals named among America's Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, a Denver, CO-based industry research company that compiles and maintains a comprehensive database of information on physicians, hospitals and healthcare providers.

The 2018 honor marks the second straight year Overlook has ...

Morristown Medical Center Named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for the Third Consecutive Year (2016-2018)

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Two Atlantic Health System hospitals are the only in New Jersey to be named America’s 50 and 100 Best Hospitals from Healthgrades.

Morristown Medical Center was the only hospital in the state to be recognized as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” for the third consecutive year. Overlook Medical Center was recognized as one of ...

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All Are Invited to Learn More about Youth & Family Counseling Service

March 21, 2018

Youth & Family Counseling Service (YFCS) has been helping area residents coping with mental illness, substance abuse and behavioral health issues since 1918. As a celebration of 100 years of service, all are invited to a gathering on Sunday, April 8, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Community Room of The Pointe at Garwood.

Started 100 years ago as the Mission of Help by St. Paul’s ...