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Press Releases

October 13, 2023

TRENTON, NJ – The first round of ANCHOR Property Tax Relief payments for tax year 2020 has been deposited for more than 700,000 New Jersey residents who chose to receive their payment via direct deposit, Governor Phil Murphy and Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio announced.  For those who opted for ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health system, is launching a new program called Fresh Match this fall that will make fresh produce more accessible to families in need. On October 11, Hackensack Meridian Health CEO Robert C. Garrett joined ...

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EDISON, NJ -  -  Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center is proud to announce that Iman Andalib, MD, a highly trained and experienced gastroenterologist and distinguished academic, has joined JFK University Medical Center as an advanced gastroenterology specialist. A board-certified, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK – Playhouse 22’s 65th season starts with a roar with “The Toxic Avenger” on Friday, October 13.   Based on the cult classic film by Lloyd Kaufman of the 1980s, “The Toxic Avenger” is about Melvin Furd, the Third; a mild-mannered geek who is thrown into a vat of toxic waste and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ  –RWJBarnabas Health, together with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, has been named among Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs for 2023. The list honors heath systems that have earned national recognition for their work in ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County is providing voters with a range of easy and accessible ways to cast their vote in the 2023 General Election.    Those options include mailing ballots through the United States Postal Service (USPS); dropping a ballot in any of the 30+ secure drop boxes ...

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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 will implement masking protocols at all RWJBarnabas Health hospitals and facilities starting October 2, 2023.   To reduce the risk of ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -  Mark E. Manigan, President and Chief Executive Officer for RWJBarnabas Health, today announced the appointment of two new executive leaders to the system’s management team.  George Helmy joins the system as Executive Vice President, Chief External Affairs and Policy Officer, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Middlesex County EARTH Center will host a multitude of events and exhibitions throughout October, so be sure to check them out! Registration for these events is required, call 732-398-5220 or email extensionservices@co.middlesex.nj.us to sign up. October’s event ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare network, is proud to officially open the brand-new, expanded Carrier Behavioral Health at Raritan Bay Medical Center. This is part of Hackensack Meridian Health’s $24 million investment into the ...

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EDISON, NJ  -- Middlesex County Democratic Chair Kevin P. McCabe released the following statement today: "Like anyone else, Senator Menendez is innocent until proven guilty, and he deserves his day in court. But the charges laid out in today's indictment are seriously alarming. The allegations, ...

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Nathaniel Holmes, M.D., weighs in:  Unfortunately, many people with colorectal cancer may not feel anything. The first signs of colorectal cancer are often subtle. There’s a misconception that if you don’t feel anything amiss in your abdomen, there’s no reason to consider the possibility of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is pleased to announce that its Advanced Practice Provider Fellowship Program has achieved re-accreditation with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto's local news and digital marketing platforms have undergone a major town homepage redesign, with key new features to make the experience faster and better for readers. "TAPinto's redesign reflects that the way news is presented is evolving and more visual," TAPinto ...

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Cardiac arrest and heart attack are not the same conditions. Here are the key differences you should know and the signs of each.  It’s a misconception that heart attack and cardiac arrest are the same condition. While they have similarities—they’re both related to heart health and considered ...

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A “Superintendent of the Year” for New Jersey, Dr. Brian Brotschul will be using his vast expertise in education to provide guidance as the newest board member of the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ). Dr. Brotschul, the new superintendent of the Somerset Hills School ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Education has announced Middlesex County Magnet Schools, formerly known as the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools, as one of the recipients of the state’s Lighthouse Award for its exceptional strides in increasing equity in dual ...

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  HEALTH, JUSTICE & SOCIAL EQUITY New Jersey’s Largest and Most Comprehensive Health & Wellness Village Festival Comes to New Brunswick, Newark, and Atlantic City - Multi-Day Wellness Fest Kicks Off in New Brunswick Services Focused on Children, Families, Seniors, and ...

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Early stage prostate cancer is often asymptomatic, but here are  six signs to be mindful of, as well as what to know about screening.  Prostate cancer is a serious condition that affects millions of men around the world. But if detected early enough, it can be treated fairly easily. “One in ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – The American Cancer Society is proud to announce their sixth annual Bark For Life of Central NJ event, a unique and inspiring canine cancer walk and festival that brings dogs and their owners together to support the fight against cancer. Dogs, their families, and friends ...

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Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The main cause of it is too much exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which is why it’s important to protect your skin. “Unfortunately, I tend to see patients when a dermatologist has already diagnosed their skin cancer,” ...

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EDISON, NJ -  -  Hackensack Meridian JFK University Medical Center announced today the availability of aquablation therapy for men with symptoms of enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia. JFK University Medical Center is one of the first hospitals in New Jersey behind ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy Administration today announced that the state of New Jersey has joined the Complete College America (CCA) Alliance, a coalition of states, systems, institutions of higher education, and other organizations committed to improving credential attainment and college completion ...

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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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RARITAN BAY, NJ - Spray sunscreens may save some time during the application process, but do they offer the same sun protection as lotions? Spray-on sunscreen can be effective at protecting the skin, as long as you apply it properly (and often enough).  “Some people who use spray-on sunscreen ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - On Thursday, August 31 — International Overdose Awareness Day — join Middlesex County as it continues to combat the opioid epidemic. The county is encouraging all residents impacted by the opioid crisis to provide input on the use of opioid settlement funds that the County ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred Scott, first female sheriff of Middlesex County and first African American sheriff in New Jersey, is the 2023 recipient of Middlesex College’s Paige D. L’Hommedieu Award. Established in 1974 in honor of the founding chair of the Middlesex ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Beginning September 1, 2023, veterans will receive a 30% discount at all three Middlesex County golf courses every Monday, in recognition of their service and sacrifice to the nation.  Middlesex County Board of Commissioners Director Ronald G. Rios announced the discount ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex College was awarded a $1,000 Freedom Grant from the Edison Elks Lodge #2487 to go toward the purchase of college supplies for military and veteran students. Veteran students Peyton Brady and Carlos Perez, along with Vice President of Academic Affairs Linda ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – In response to a surge in passport and veteran scams, Middlesex County Clerk Nancy J. Pinkin is alerting county residents to enhance vigilance and to provide accessible resources. “As misinformation spreads readily across social media and various platforms, it is ...

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