Gyrotonic Fitness Studio in Westfield Celebrates Grand Opening

September 20, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Raritan Valley Gyrotonic celebrated the grand opening of its new location at 100 Elmer St. in Downtown Westfield last week with a ribbon cutting.

Owner Shirley Wallitsch explained all little about the fitness studio’s methods at a recent town council meeting:



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Atlantic Health Hosts ‘Camp Clover,’ Providing Hope and Healing for Bereaved Children

WARREN, NJ – Paige Snyder was 11 when her mother, Roseann, passed away from cancer at the young age of 48. When Paige heard about Camp Clover Bereavement Camp, she was hesitant but eager to find some healing after such sadness. The camp turned out to be a more inspiring and uplifting experience than she ever imagined.

The sharing circles and activities helped develop the coping skills ...

Westfield Preschool Teacher, Cancer Survivor Coordinates 5th Annual Miracles for Myeloma 5K

WESTFIELD, NJ – Runners and walkers alike will tie up their laces for a good cause Saturday at the Miracles for Myeloma 5K in Clark. The race aims to raise money for the International Myeloma Foundation in the fight against the incurable and often unfamiliar disease.

Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells in the blood. The disease is characterized by low blood counts, bone and ...

Overlook Recognized for Treatment of Depression by the Joint Commission

SUMMIT, NJ — Atlantic Behavioral Health at Overlook Medical Center recently earned The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification for Depression, making Overlook one of a small number of hospitals in the nation to achieve this distinction.

According to the National Institutes of Health, major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United ...

Inspiring Story of Morristown Medical Center Surgeon to Be Featured on ABC’s 20/20

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Long before becoming a general surgery resident at Morristown Medical Center, Dr. Christopher McCulloh experienced a life-changing event nine years ago that would be one of his greatest tests of will just six months before starting medical school at Case Western Reserve University, the top-ranked private research university in Ohio.

It was a typical a Sunday evening, as ...

Westfield Board of Health Discusses Dangerous Dog Law, Cracks Down on Microblading

Editor's note: This article was updated on Sept. 13 to include information provided by Blende Custom Beauty.*

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Board of Health discussed dangerous dogs at Monday night’s meeting.

Last month, two pit bulls in Garwood killed a Bichon terrier and were found not dangerous by the board because the attack was considered provoked. Recently, another ...

Westfield High School Lacrosse Coach to Hold Boot Camp Fundraiser for Veterans Sunday

CRANFORD, NJ – Patrick Tuohy, a Marine, longtime Westfield resident and coach of the Westfield High School boys varsity lacrosse team, hopes to help veterans with a military-style boot camp fundraiser this weekend.

Tuohy trained more than 100 marines as a platoon sergeant/commander in the U.S. Marine Corps. He served two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom between February 2003 and ...

Video: Ride Along with the Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad has been supporting the Westfield community since 1951, providing emergency medical services to those in need for free. They handle everything from slip-and-falls to heart attacks, and the team even jokes that, while it might not be their forte, they are even qualified to deliver a baby if they need to.

The ...

Trader Joe’s Chicken Sausage Recalled Due to Undeclared Allergen

WESTFIELD, NJ — If you bought Trader Joe’s Chicken Breakfast Sausage and you have a soy allergy, check the label. DiLuigi Foods Inc., makers of the product, is recalling approximately 3,448 pounds of it due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday, because it contains soy lecithin ...

‘High-Performing’ Overlook Medical Center Rises in US News and World Reports ‘Best Hospitals’ Rankings

SUMMIT, NJ — Overlook Medical Center in Summit has been recognized as a high-performing hospital in Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Diabetes and Endocrinology in US News and World Reports' 2017-18 "Best Hospitals" Rankings. Overlook’s rankings made a jump in New Jersey, breaking the top 10 to occupy the eighth spot — up from 13th last year ...

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Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

September 19, 2017

Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member’s chronic or terminal illness. The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. 

The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or disease that ...