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Westfield Board of Health Holds Hearing with Restaurant & More at Meeting

May 8, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Board of Health heard from Xinsong Yang, owner of Sichuan Dynasty, at Monday night’s meeting.

Yang was required to attend the hearing after Sichuan Dynasty received multiple ratings that were less than satisfactory since 2015, according to principal health inspector Helen Mendez.

During the most recent inspection in March, the restaurant experienced ...

TAPinto Sponsors Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite the cloudy morning, Jersey City's Liberty State Park was blooming in pink as hundreds of survivors, friends, families, and sponsors attended Susan G. Komen of North Jersey's Race for the Cure.  The explosion of color represented the hope and determination to celebrate those who have fought the disease and the science and energy behind the ...

Westfield High School Receives National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award

WESTFIELD – The Westfield High School Athletic Department was recognized for its efforts at keeping young athletes safe with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award.

“The biggest thing with the award is that it is confirmation of the level of services that we offer to our student athletes,” Westfield High School Certified Athletic Trainer ...

Westfield High School Girls Learn to Overcome Stress, Struggles at The Girl Thing

WESTFIELD, NJ — Female students at Westfield High School participated in the Girl Thing Friday night. The evening event was created to bring awareness to the stress and struggles that come with being a teenager, all while providing a fun and comfortable atmosphere. A similar event for boys, called The Guy Thing, was held in March.

Susan Kolesar, a health teacher at the high school, ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes the Next Generation of Health Care Leaders

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System  welcomed their youngest team members to "Take Your Child To Work Day 2018."

These future leaders learned everything from lifesaving CPR to how “pet therapy” helps the healing process. Along with a great day of fun and learning, the children got to meet and speak with leaders from throughout Atlantic Health System, so ...

Atlantic Health System Medical Centers Recognized for Safety

Atlantic Health System, an integrated health care delivery system, today announced Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Newton Medical Center earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2018 Hospital Safety Grades. Overlook Medical Center’s ‘A’ rating is an increase from last year, while Morristown Medical ...

Brassy Buddha Yoga Studio Opens in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — Brassy Buddha Yoga Studio celebrated its grand opening recently at 407 South Ave. West in Downtown Westfield. The studio offers a variety of classes including hot vinyasa, ashtanga, yin and meditation, yin and yang and foundational yoga.

Owner Brandi Hoynowski, who teaches most of the classes there, said that the studio uses infrared heating.

“It’s ...

Party Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Of The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium recently at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center.  The occasion was the kick-off party to a month’s long celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the center.

Even before the song rang out, music filled the atrium, as it has for the past 17 years from 9 a.m. to noon ...

Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Seeking to bring clinical trials and innovations in medicine even closer to home, Atlantic Health System, parent company of Summit's Overlook Medical Center, is now part of a group of six regional health systems that are founding members of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium) ...

CrossFit 908 Central Opens in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — CrossFit 908 Central, a group training gym, celebrated its grand opening at 260 North Ave. East Monday. It offers CrossFit classes for both adults and kids, personal training and nutrition coaching.

“Having grown up in Westfield, I’ve always had an affinity for the town,” owner Tim Carroll said. “When I opened my first location nine years ...

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Senior Advisory Council Breakfast, May 18

May 15, 2018

If you are a Westfield senior, soon-to-be-senior, or the child or caregiver of a senior, please come to a breakfast on Friday, May 18, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room of the Westfield Municipal Building, 425 E. Broad St.  The purpose of the breakfast is to launch the Senior Advisory Council, a newly formed initiative to attract and retain seniors to ...