Trinitas to be honored by Mental Health Association in New Jersey

ELIZABETH. NJ — The Mental Health Association in New Jersey has announced that Elizabeth-based Behavioral Health and Psychiatry at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, will be honored at its 22nd annual Evening of Excellence, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m., at the Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park. The department […]

Golf classic fundraiser supports Community Access Unlimited programs

Golf classic fundraiser supports Community Access Unlimited programs

LIVINGSTON, NJ — More than 80 golfers and supporters enjoyed a day outdoors at the Community Access Unlimited Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 19, to boost services for people with developmental disabilities and youths at risk in New Jersey. Sponsors for the event at Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston included Valley Bank, Innovative Benefit […]

Trinitas Regional Medical Center earns national award for promoting organ and tissue donation

Trinitas Regional Medical Center earns national award for promoting organ and tissue donation

ELIZABETH, NJ — Trinitas Regional Medical Center has been honored with the 2022 Workplace Partnership for Life Platinum Award for its organ and tissue donation awareness program from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Platinum Award is the highest accolade granted by […]

Union County to have annual Hispanic-heritage flag raising on Sept. 15

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to attend the free annual Union County Hispanic-heritage flag-raising ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 5 p.m., on the steps of the Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad St., Elizabeth. “We are proud to once again raise the Hispanic-heritage flag at the county […]

Kean University OT faculty, students receive grant to create ‘walkability trail’

Kean University OT faculty, students receive grant to create ‘walkability trail’

UNION, NJ — The Kean University Department of Occupational Therapy, the Housing Authority of Elizabeth and the Kean University Foundation have received a grant from AARP to create a “walkability trail,” featuring murals inspired by city residents. The Walk, Thrive, Share project is the creation of associate professor Claire Mulry, chairperson of the Kean Department […]

NJ inspires interest in environmental careers while promoting DEI

NJ inspires interest in environmental careers while promoting DEI

TRENTON, NJ — The Department of Environmental Protection has launched a pilot workforce development program to help the state of New Jersey develop the next generation of environmental protection, conservation and stewardship leaders while also providing an avenue for young adults from open space–constrained communities to engage with nature as they provide valuable stewardship services […]

Girl Scouts host FUNdraiser for local foster youths

Girl Scouts host FUNdraiser for local foster youths

ELIZABETH, NJ — May began with good news for foster youths in the Union County child welfare system: they have the support of their peers. Four Girl Scouts from Cranford and Elizabeth partnered with local businesses to create a fundraising event in which all proceeds were directed to Court Appointed Special Advocates of Union County. […]