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Update: Service Restore After Water Main Break, Road Re-opened

August 10, 2018

Update: City officials this afternoon said water service throughout New Brunswick has been restored, and the portion of Livingston Avenue that was closed has been reopened.

Officials said that although the water is safe, hydrants mut be flushed which will disturb iron deposits in the water lines and cause discoloration. Officials advise people not to run hot water or doing laundry while ...

Plea Issued for Summer Blood Drive

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The New Jersey Blood Services is seeking donors for blood drive Thursday to replenish ever decreasing supplies.

"We are still dealing with our summer shortage situation caused by school closings and vacations and even the weather, so extra help is needed," said Lynne Ross, account manager for NJ Blood Services.

"Every person who donates can help three ...

Rutgers, RJWBarnabas Enter $1B, 20-Year Agreement

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today entered an agreement with RWJBarnabas Health in which the hospital group will provide the university with $1 billion over the next 20 years for medical research and support for the medical school.

Under the public-private partnership, RWJBarnabas will fund and have access to latest medical research at the state university to improve health ...

RWJBarnabas Health takes Over Management of Middlesex County Long-Term Care Facilities

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - RWJBarnabas Health system will take over management of Middlesex County's two long-term care and nursing facilities, county and hospital officials announced today.

Currently the Middlesex County Improvement Authority manages the county's Roosevelt care centers in Edison and Old Bridge, but that will change by the end of the year when the county reaches a final ...

Hillsborough: Mental Health Survivor's Blog Tells It Like It Is

BELLE MEAD. NJ - Miranda Bayne was 13 when she began to suffer the first signs of a mental disorder.

That was 12 years ago. Now, numerous hospitalizations and life crises later, she is a brave and passionate fighter, not only for herself and her emotional well-being, but for the thousands of others who are just like her.

Bayne credits the Carrier Clinic for giving her this courage and inner ...

Make the Call, Save a Life

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - There is much focus on preventative opioid abuse education. Rightfully so. However, the goal in addressing the opioid epidemic is saving lives. Even if that means just saving one life. While people are becoming increasingly aware of resources relating to rehabilitative services, support groups for friends and family of addicts, and training parents for signs of opioid and ...

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