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Press Releases

December 17, 2023

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The electroencephalography laboratory at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has received a fourth, five-year accreditation renewal by the EEG Laboratory Accreditation Board of ABRET.   The award is based on an evaluation ...

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“On behalf of the entire Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners, we are proud to announce the retirement of long-time Middlesex County partner and the Executive Director of Keep Middlesex Moving (KMM), Bill Neary. Bill has served as a leader at Keep Middlesex Moving, a non-profit ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Keep Middlesex Moving, Inc., Middlesex County’s nonprofit transportation management association, has announced the retirement of Executive Director Bill Neary.  Neary was named Executive Director in 2005 upon the retirement of Plainsboro Mayor Peter Cantu. Neary also served ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has recognized four RWJBarnabas Health facilities among the 2023-2024 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care, which identifies hospitals that provide high-quality maternity care for ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex College’s Center for Justice-Impacted Students (CJIS) has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation that will be earmarked for the College’s Justice Scholars Program as well as for programming to support currently incarcerated students by ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Kick off the holiday season with Middlesex County East Jersey Old Town Village’s annual celebration. Experience music, wagon rides, children’s crafts, and carolers while enjoying refreshments. Later in the afternoon, stick around for storytelling of timeless holiday ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County Magnet Schools have won first place in two categories in the 2023 New Jersey School Public Relations Association (NJSPRA) communication awards. The only school district to receive two first-place honors, the Magnet Schools were recognized in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Ambulatory Surgical Pavilion at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) has been named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2024. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, Community Health Ambassador Irma Nolasco recently participated in the Johnson & Johnson Foundation-sponsored event, “Stories from the Heart of Health” held during the United Nations General Assembly in ...

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TRENTON  –The 2023 “State of Lung Cancer” report reveals that New Jersey is 4th in the nation for lung cancer surgery. This means that New Jersey is among the best in the nation for surgery as part of their first course of treatment, though more work is needed to reduce the burden of lung cancer.

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ  -- In March 2019, New Jersey resident Samantha Josephson was kidnapped and murdered near the University of South Carolina by an individual impersonating a Rideshare service driver.  In the aftermath of this tragedy, Josephson’s family created the #WHATSMYNAME Foundation to ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County and its Department of Community Services hosted a Behavioral Health Policy Summit, bringing partners together, including Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the Medical Society of NJ, the AMA and community leaders to discuss creating health policy ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  On Saturday, December 9, and Sunday, December 10 at 2:00 pm, come to Plays-in-the-Park as they present an exciting new production, Any Dream Will Do, a musical revue and tribute to Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, at Stephen J.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - – Building on their already exceptional partnership, RWJBarnabas Health, the state’s largest academic health system, and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, are announcing a transformative ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ –– Newtown, Connecticut Police Chief David Kullgren was invited to present a debrief and key learnings case study from the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre as part of an ongoing series of educational events led by the Middlesex County Office of the Prosecutor.  This ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – With the holiday season rapidly approaching, Middlesex County’s food distribution organization, REPLENISH, is collecting donations of food and basic supplies to help the food insecure. REPLENISH collects and distributes food and basic necessities to a network of 150 ...

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Governor Murphy and the New Jersey Legislature created the Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners and Renters (ANCHOR) program to provide property tax relief for eligible homeowners and renters. New Jersey residents who meet program criteria can receive up to $1,750 in property tax ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Residents seeking employment who have been impacted, directly or indirectly, by the opioid epidemic now have an opportunity to apply for the Middlesex County Pathways to Recovery program led by the Office of Workforce and Career Development. Applications are now open and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Naveena Yanamala, MS, PhD, has been appointed to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Patient Engagement Advisory Committee (PEAC).   Dr. Yanamala, who is Director of the Center of Innovation at Robert Wood Johnson ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - In 1818, 137 African American souls’ freedom was stolen when they were kidnapped by the Van Wickle Slave Ring and sent from East Brunswick to permanent slavery in the Deep South. Join Kristal C. Langford to learn about the resilience and resistance demonstrated by freed and ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex College has been awarded a $3 million, five-year Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will broaden the array of services the college provides for students, heighten Middlesex College’s ability to attract and retain Hispanic and low-income ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - RWJBarnabas Health has been dedicated to treating New Jersey’s sick and injured for more than 140 years.  As the state’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit academic healthcare system, every year we take care of more than three million patients with over five million ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - In response to the steady increase in respiratory illness and COVID-19 hospitalizations across the state, RWJBarnabas Health announces it has implemented masking protocols at all RWJBarnabas Health hospitals and facilities starting October 2, 2023.   To reduce the risk of ...

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TAPinto, in partnership with the New Jersey Black Empowerment Coalition Action Network, announced today that in the days leading up to the 2023 Election it will hold a series of digital town hall events for the communities of East Orange and Orange, Plainfield, and Piscataway. The digital town ...

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NEW JERSEY - Get ready to be swept away with a magical evening for a meaningful cause at Axelrod Performing Arts Center! Sunday, October 29 at 7:30 PM, The Axelrod and Jewish Federation in the Heart of NJ present a special benefit concert filled with passionate performances, soulful melodies, and ...

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EDISON, NJ -  - Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center’s Advanced Lung and Airway Center now offers a new lung valve treatment for patients with severe COPD and emphysema. Zephyr® Valves received breakthrough device designation and were approved by the FDA in 2018. The Zephyr Valve ...

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Morris Habitat for Humanity brought together municipal and business leaders in New Brunswick on October 12 to address the shortage of affordable housing in Middlesex County. The forum, co chaired by Withum and Northfield Bank, sought to update the community on current Morris Habitat projects and ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Health Services is offering free flu vaccinations at several clinics in October and November to Middlesex County residents 6 months of age and over who meet the eligibility requirements.  Proof of residency is required, including, but not ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Join the History Detectives, a virtual program series, this Halloween season to help crack the infamous — and still unsolved — case of the Hall-Mills Murder from right here in Middlesex County! The next mystery in the Fall lineup is Blood and Ink: The Hall-Mills Murder 100 ...

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