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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Clinical Lead Sonographer Achieves Fellow Status In Her Field

August 12, 2022

 

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  - Alicia Wright, RCS, FASE, Clinical Lead Sonographer for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s (RWJUH) Division of Cardiology, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE).

 

Wright, a long-time Linden resident who now resides in Willingboro, achieved the prestigious designation through her ...

Hospitals in Urgent Need of Blood Donations

WEST ORANGE, NJ -  RWJBarnabas Health is making an urgent appeal for blood and platelet donations as it responds to a serious blood shortage at hospitals throughout the state. Life-saving blood donations are given to patients in a wide range of circumstances including cancer care, trauma events such as car accidents and home accidents, childbirth, and mass casualty ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Rated Number One Hospital in New Jersey for the Fifth Year in a Row by U.S. News & World Report

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System announced that Morristown Medical Center has been ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fifth consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022-2023 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care hospitals in New Jersey to be nationally ranked, ...

Mayor Joshi Announces Cooling Center To Combat Heatwave

Edison NJ:  With a dangerous heatwave still affecting New Jersey, the need to keep residents safe and cool remains a top priority of Mayors all across the State.  To that end, Mayor Sam Joshi has directed his administration to set up a cooling center in the Senior Center Complex located at 2963 Woodbridge Avenue.

The cooling center will be open from 8 AM until 5 PM.  It will ...

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Chief Echocardiography Technologist Receives Biggest Heart Award from ASE Foundation

August 10, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Chief Echocardiography Technologist Bharat Patel, RDCS, FASE, was recently honored by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Foundation with a 2021 Biggest Heart Award.

 

Patel, who has been the ASE Foundation’s Annual Appeal Committee Co-Chair since 2019, was recognized for being the ...

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ACHIEVES HEALTHGRADES 2022 LABOR AND DELIVERY EXCELLENCE AWARD™

[New Brunswick, NJ] – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) today announced that it has earned the 2022 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ from Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and hospitals. This distinction places the hospital’s maternity program among the top ten percent of hospitals evaluated for overall labor and delivery ...

Three Atlantic Health System Hospitals Receive Five-Star Rating by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in Updated Hospital Quality Star Rating

Atlantic Health System announced today that three of its hospitals recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the highest ranking offered by the federal agency. Collectively, Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Newton Medical Center account for three of New Jersey’s only four hospitals to achieve this ...

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TAPinto Reader Mail Bag: Not Shy About Speaking Up!

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto's News Around New Jersey readers had a lot to say recently about our recent stories focusing on guns, red-light-running and the money perks for those running the most powerful union in New Jersey.

The biggest response was about a foundation report on what the top officials of the New Jersey Education Association were earning in salaries and from a separate ...

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Diegnan bill requiring New Jersey to establish electric school bus program becomes law

Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law a bill requiring the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to develop and implement an electric school bus program.

Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., D-Middlesex, sponsored the legislation, which is designed to determine the operational reliability and cost effectiveness of replacing diesel-powered school buses with electric counterparts for the ...

Replacing century-old rail bridge will benefit Northeast Corridor commuters

Commuters in New Jersey’s 18th Legislative District and across the state who ride NJ TRANSIT or Amtrak along the Northeast Corridor line will soon benefit from the construction of a new railroad bridge.

Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., who chairs the Senate Transportation committee, was among several state legislators, U.S. Senators and congressional representatives who joined Governor ...

Avoid Heat Exhaustion this Summer

Increased activity in the summer could result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke, a cascading condition that can cause permanent disability or death. 

Older people, those struggling with health issues and young children are most susceptible to heat exhaustion as well as athletes who wear helmets and heavy uniforms during summer practices. But Atlantic Health System sports ...

Millburn High School Rising Senior Films Documentary of the Ukrainian Refugee Crisis in Poland

August 8, 2022

While the rest of us watched our televisions in horror as Russian troops invaded Ukraine, 17-year-old Millburn High School student Peter Ren booked an airplane flight to Poland to document Ukrainian refugees as they entered Poland. His film, The Cost of War, is an eyewitness account of Ukrainians at the Przemyśl train station, where 10,000 to 20,000 Ukrainians arrived ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen Named Grand Marshal of Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about.

"Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me if I was going to be around Labor Day to judge again," Tedesco-Cullen, the ...

Advisory: Road Closure: Sat. 8/13/2022 Duclos Ln from Woodbridge Ave to Cherry St

August 12, 2022

EDISON, NJ - Please be advised that Duclos Ln from Woodbridge Ave to Cherry St will be closed to all traffic due to road construction on Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 from 7am until 4pm. Road will be impassible. Police units from both Edison and Highland Park will be on scene. 

Harvest, Store and Preserve Herbs from the Garden

Keep enjoying your homegrown herbs all year round. Harvest throughout the growing season and include them in garden-fresh meals. Then preserve a few for the winter ahead.

Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you generally need two to three times more fresh herbs than dried except for Rosemary which has an equally strong flavor fresh or ...

General Election Ballot Drawing

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ- The upcoming ballot drawing for the positioning of candidates for the 2022 General Election will be held at 3 pm on Monday, August 15 in the County Commissioner Meeting Room located on the first floor of the County Administration Building, 75 Bayard St., New Brunswick. 

Questions from the public regarding the drawing can be directed to the Middlesex County ...

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Clinical Lead Sonographer Achieves Fellow Status In Her Field

 

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  - Alicia Wright, RCS, FASE, Clinical Lead Sonographer for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s (RWJUH) Division of Cardiology, has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE).

 

Wright, a long-time Linden resident who now resides in Willingboro, achieved the prestigious designation through her ...

'We Have to Fight Like Hell': Coughlin, Booker Lead Food-Insecurity Discussion in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Eradicating food insecurity in New Jersey, where it affects one in five families with children,often seem like a daunting battle, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin said.

But at a roundtable discussion with food insecurity stakeholders that he and Sen. Cory Booker hosted at Rutgers’ Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health on Thursday, Aug. 11, Coughlin seemed to ...

EARTH Center Garden, Arts, and Music Festival offers fun for the whole family

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will host its EARTH Center Garden, Arts, and Music Festival from 11 am to 4 pm on Saturday, August 20 at the EARTH Center, located in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park at 42 Riva Ave. in South Brunswick.

 

The day will be filled with family-oriented activities, live arts displays, and local musical acts.