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Piscataway: Middlesex County Provides $15 Flu Shots on February 5

January 25, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) latest reports, influenza activity has increased in the United States. New Jersey is experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness (ILI). After reports of widespread illness and even death this winter from the flu, the Middlesex County Office of Health Services would like to remind you ...

Despite Ad Campaigns, Majority of New Jersey Residents Surveyed 'Not Very Concerned' About Dangers of Prescription Opioids

MILLBURN, NJ -- Nearly half of New Jersey residents who participated in a recent survey report little or no concern about the potential dangers of prescription pain medication to themselves or a family member, according to the study released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ).

The study, conducted in December 2017 by Dr. Itzhak Yanovitzky from the School of ...

71 New Nurses Graduate the Trinitas School of Nursing

CRANFORD, NJ – Seventy-one students received their nursing diplomas at the Trinitas School of Nursing 159th Convocation Ceremony held at St. Michael’s Church in Cranford. Surrounded by family, friends, and staff that supported their efforts every step of the way, 64 women and 7 men proudly accepted their pins and became eligible to sit for the registered nurse licensing exam.

Piscataway Walmart to Host "Wellness Day" on Saturday

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway's Walmart will host the first Walmart Wellness Day event of the year on Saturday, January. 20 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This free health screening event provides residents an opportunity to learn valuable health information which include

Blood glucose testing
Blood pressure testing
Body mass index evaluation
Low-cost ...

Raccoon Attacks Hillsborough Woman and Dog Outside Residence

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - A raccoon attacked a 63-year-old woman and her dog a few steps outside the front door of her residence Tuesday morning, according to police.

Irene Rothschild told police she had walked out the front door of her home at 424 Bigley Road with her dog around 11 a.m. when the raccoon attacked, biting and scratching the dog.

Neighbors on social media say Rothschild went ...

High School Senior Dies; Counselors at ALJ Providing Support to Classmates

CLARK, NJ – Students at Arthur L. Johnson High School are mourning a classmate who died Monday evening. 

“I am writing to you with great sadness that one of our ALJ seniors passed away this evening. Our deepest sympathies go out to her family and friends,” school Superintendent Ed Grande wrote in a letter to parents Monday night.

The ...

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Calling All Donors! Middlesex County Blood Drives for February 2018

February 5, 2018

With snowy weather and frigid temperatures, New Jersey Blood Services is conducting over a dozen blood drives across Middlesex County this month. Find out the one nearest you and donate to a good cause.

Friday, Feb. 16, 7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the New Brunswick Donor Center, 167 New St., New Brunswick
Saturday, Feb. 17, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Robert Wood Johnson University ...