Kean, UCC sign joint admissions agreement

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Kean University has bolstered its longtime relationship with Union County College through the signing of a joint admissions agreement that will ease the transition to the four-year institution in Union from the two-year school. “Union County College is an important education partner for Kean University, and this agreement continues that strong tradition,” […]

Westfielder beats field of 200 to win Watchung horse show

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 16-year-old Westfield resident who began riding seven years ago claimed the top spot at the Watchung Stable 84th Fall Troop Horse Show last month. Emmie Reddy, atop Tucker, the horse she rode in the championship, bested a field of about 200 riders to claim the first-class or 1CT Division at the competition […]

Union County hospitals get B to D safety grades

UNION COUNTY, NJ — None of Union County’s three major hospitals received a grade above a B in the Leapfrog Group’s latest semiannual patient safety rating. Overlook in Summit received a B while Robert Wood Johnson in Rahway was given a C and Trinitas in Elizabeth was rated a D in the analysis released Oct. 31, […]

Children’s Specialized Hospital makes impact on kids every day

Children’s Specialized Hospital makes impact on kids every day

UNION COUNTY, NJ — From chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities, like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues such as autism, the Children’s Specialized Hospital works to treat all children. “As a pediatric rehabilitation hospital, we treat children facing a variety of special health challenges,” marketing and communications coordinator Erin Shevlin told LocalSource […]

Trinitas seeks trauma center designation from state

Trinitas seeks trauma center designation from state

ELIZABETH, NJ — Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth is seeking designation as a Level II trauma center, which the hospital has said is important in an area that has previously been the target of terrorist activity. A Level II trauma center offers 24-hour care by general surgeons and provides orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, emergency medicine […]

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