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Press Releases

September 10, 2023

Three Atlantic Health System emergency departments recently received the Emergency Nurses Association’s 2023 Lantern Award for demonstrating exceptional and innovative leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research performance. Morristown Medical Center’s Sameth Emergency Department, ...

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Similar to this past May at Westfield Spring Fling, Jersey Garbage Can Cleaners will be back at the corner of Central Ave and E Broad Street for Sunday's Festifall in Westfield with their bright blue and yellow truck. The JGCC team will be there talking to attendees, handing out SWAG (hello new ...

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TRENTON – It is time again to celebrate state lawmakers and business leaders who are making a substantial difference in the food industry, as the Food Council Committee for Good Government (FCCfGG) has set the 49th Annual “Good Government” Breakfast for Wednesday, October 4. As is the tradition, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Internationally acclaimed Kosher chef and baker, Paula Shoyer, will conduct a cooking demonstration and tasting at Congregation Beth Israel (CBI) in Scotch Plains on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Israel and is open ...

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Following a well received first run of service provided to customers of Boxcar back in July, Jersey Garbage Can Cleaners began a second run of service during the week of August 28th that will continue through September. Similar to July’s offering, JGCC will be servicing Boxcar customers in ...

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Several months ago, the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless (ECHH) was in a desperate situation. There were simply no cleaning supplies for the 35 families being housed.   So, our mission, initiated by Peggy A. Rothbaum Ph. D. LLC, now being managed by ECHH staff, is to further develop a ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Kimberly Anne Wilson (KAW) Foundation has been chosen as the recipient of the 22nd Valairco Cares donation. Maryanne Wilson, founder of the KAW foundation, was presented with a check for $500 to support her organization's impactful work. Valairco Heating and Cooling ...

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The Center for Hope Hospice Auxiliary Reveals Plans for Fall Fundraiser The Center for Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Auxiliary is busy making preparations for their 25th annual Fall Fundraiser. “Baskets of Hope” will occur on October 22nd, 2023 from 11:00 to 4:00 at the Pines Manor in Edison, ...

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The JCC of Central New Jersey’s Phyllis Bernstein Kuchner Scholarship was established in honor and memory of longtime JCC member, board member and volunteer Phyllis Bernstein Kuchner (z”l) by her husband Bob Kuchner. This scholarship is intended to give aspiring volunteers the confidence, ...

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All 7th graders are eligible for a free JCC of Central NJ membership for the academic school year!  The JCC is located in Scotch Plains at 1391 Martine Avenue. With this free membership, 7th graders can work out in the fitness center which has the latest in strength training and cardio ...

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In a world of isolation, anonymity, and keyboard-warriors, Alpha offers content and guidance for churches, ministries, and individuals to create a space for honest and open conversations about life’s biggest questions. Everyone is welcome, and no questions are off limits. Alpha is a place to ...

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CLARK, NJ — TAPinto has an exciting opportunity to own and operate TAPinto Clark. "Owning TAPinto Clark is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate," TAPinto founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "The platform already has large readership, a significant following on social media, and a ...

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FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS -- Come join Gracious Services on Monday, Aug. 21, 2023 at the beautiful Shackamaxon Country Club for our first annual golf tournament to support special needs adults in NJ. At Gracious Services, we find that sometimes our clients need more than their funding allows for, ...

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Rahway and Trinitas Regional Medical Center Foundation will host the combined Annual Golf Classic & Spa Day at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster and Skin Deep Salon & Spa in New Providence on Tuesday, Sept. 26.    “As ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Elks National Foundation has announced the start of the 2024 Elks Most Valuable Student (MVS) scholarship contest. The MVS scholarship is available to high school seniors who are U.S. citizens. Applicants do not need to be related to a member of the Elks. The judging criteria ...

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Don't forget to visit Brightwood Park this month on the regular to witness the wonders of the season! Friends of Brightwood Park invite you to observe the goings-on in the park through your own photo lens! Submit your favorite photo of the park and we will upload it to our website to compile a ...

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The Friends of Brightwood Park has announced that the Westfield Memorial Library will be exhibiting, “Brightwood Park: A Journey Through the Four Seasons”, beginning August 14 through Sept. 30, 2023. The exhibition, thoughtfully curated by two local photographers, Chuan-Chu Chou and Lloyd Marks, ...

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Are you tired of staring down a dirty, smelly garbage can?  Do you continue to procrastinate hosing down and scrubbing your bin? Let Jersey Garbage Can Cleaners take that task off your to-do list! We provide curbside cleaning to align with your garbage collection day. We remove germs and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been recognized as one of the top five hospitals in New Jersey and a top 25 Regional Best Hospital in the New York Metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report in the annual Best Hospitals ...

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Community Access Unlimited has received a grant in the amount of $15,000 from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s (Horizon) philanthropic arm, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, to support CAU’s Assistive Technology Resource Center. “This grant from Horizon will enable CAU to ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -  RWJBarnabas Health and the New Jersey Devils are teaming up for the 7th annual RWJBarnabas Health Running with the Devils 5K Run & Walk while offering both live and virtual formats in 2023. The live 5K Run & Wellness Walk will take place on Sunday, October 29, at Essex ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- RWJBarnabas Health is continuing to make an urgent appeal for blood and platelet donations as it responds to a serious shortage at hospitals throughout the state. The entire state is currently managing with less than a 3-day supply of all blood types which is expected to drop ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  – Perry Farhat, Esq., Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset; Administrative Director, Babs Siperstein PROUD Center; and Director, PROUD Gender Center of New Jersey, all RWJBarnabas Health facilities, was recently named to the ...

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Women in Media-Newark (WIM-N) will hold its 14th annual Women’s International Film Festival for two consecutive weekends, July 27 – 30th and August 3th – 6th in person and  virtually in celebration of global achievements of women. Six of the eight festival days will be in person, with two days ...

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Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest) runs its annual Pest Prime Week sale from July 10 to July 14, 2023. The award-winning Pest Control company is offering once-per-year savings to residential and business customers across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Eastern Shore of Maryland. “We ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Rahway, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, recently added the da Vinci X Surgical System, a robotic minimally invasive surgery technology, to enhance surgical capabilities, maintaining the hospital’s commitment to providing high-quality care ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, today held a ceremony dedicating the Stacy Goldstein Breast Center, which will undergo numerous enhancements in the coming months. The event marked the next chapter in Overlook’s commitment to breast health in Overlook’s ...

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The Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, recently became the first site in the nation to dose a patient in the Phase IIb RESTORE Trial for newly-diagnosed glioblastoma tumors. The new treatment is developed by NuvOx Pharma, a clinical ...

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Atlantic Health System Cancer Care is the only site on the east coast of the United States to enroll a patient in a new trial designed to test a groundbreaking approach to treating non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The patient enrolled received their first dose of the medication last week and is only the 20th ...

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