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Preventing Medicare Fraud

The Senior Medicare Patrol of New Jersey (SMP) is designed to improve the quality of healthcare for senior citizens in New Jersey by educating seniors about Medicare and Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse.

The goal of the project is to provide information so that seniors can take the appropriate steps to protect themselves from becoming victims of fraud, waste and abuse.

The SMP develops and disseminate consumer educational materials about Medicare and Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse at outreach events at senior centers, community centers and private clubs.

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The Edison Public Libraries is proud to announce our partnership with SMP to bring this informative program on Medicare Fraud to residents. If interested in signing up for this program, please call the library at 732-287-2298 ext. 2 and ask to speak to a librarian. The dates are below.

The first session is December 12, 7 p.m. at the North Edison Library at 777 Grove Avenue. The second session is December 19, 7 p.m. at the Edison Main Library at 340 Plainfield Avenue. The third session is January 11, 6 p.m. at the Clara Barton Library at 141 Hoover Avenue. 

 

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December 7, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Kloos Family Lights has become a tradition for many area families. Each season the East Brunswick family wows residents with their fabulous holiday light display. Their unique and inviting seasonal show attracts visitors from all over the Garden State and has even been featured on ABC's "Great Christmas Light Fight."

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Fanwood Resident Pleads Guilty in Rutgers Hacking Case

December 13, 2017

TRENTON, NJ – A 21-year-old Fanwood resident, Paras Jha, and two other defendants have pleaded guilty in three cybercrime cases. Jha, a former Rutgers student, admitted to launching a cyber attack on the university's computer network. He and two others also pleaded guilty to creating and operating two "botnets" that targeted “Internet of Things” ...

Middlesex County Experts and Residents Hold Dialogue on Opioid Crisis at Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall

December 13, 2017

Hundreds of Middlesex County residents learned from experts but also shared their concerns on the opioid epidemic ravaging the state at Tuesday’s Knock Out Opioid Abuse Town Hall hosted by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) at the Jo Ann Magistro Performing Arts Center at Hammarskjold Middle School.

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‘An Act of God’ takes leap of faith at George Street Playhouse

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – If anyone can portray God, it must be Kathleen Turner. Local theatre goers are fortunate indeed, to have the throaty, stage smart Turner in our midst.

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