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News from Middlesex County Commissioner Director Ronald G. Rios

July 5, 2022

It’s that time of year when we look forward to vacations, picnics, beach excursions, and just enjoying the warm weather -- and of course Fourth of July celebrations such as parades, concerts, and fireworks. One thing we need to recognize during the upcoming months is that COVID 19 is still ...

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Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States which is celebrated annually on the last Monday of May. This year, it falls on Monday, May 30. It is on Memorial Day that we honor those service members from all branches of the armed forces who lost their lives in order to ensure that this ...

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March is designated as National Women’s History Month by presidential proclamation. Some of us may not know the origins of this national celebration which signifies the importance of recognizing the sacrifices and contributions made by women throughout the history of America.   National ...

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The month of February is dedicated to bringing awareness to the causes of heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular disease and how to live a healthier lifestyle. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is “the leading cause of death for men, women, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners held their annual Reorganization meeting on Thursday evening, during which they reflected on the County’s efforts during 2021 and shared their vision for the future. That vision focuses on implementing their Destination 2040 ...

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On the morning of June 6, more than 156,000 Allied troops –consisting of primarily American, British, and Canadian soldiers but including troops from several other nations – began storming 50 miles of beautiful beaches in Northern France that were strongly defended by German forces. Codenamed ...

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  February is designated as American Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke – the leading causes of death in the United States. More than 600,000 Americans die of heart disease each year, including people of all ages, genders, and races. Some of the main causes of ...

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          Welcoming a new year is traditionally an exciting time as we look ahead to celebrating all life’s moments with family and friends and preparing our New Year resolutions. The New Year has always been a time of promise for a brighter future. And as we said goodbye to 2020 and hello to ...

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  Every November, we honor, remember, and thank our Veterans. This year, during a global health pandemic, we can all be especially grateful for the courage and dedication of our veterans as they have always understood what it’s like to live in uncertain times, and to make sacrifices for the ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Even when the people we care about are far away, we can always keep them close in our hearts. In times like these, this lesson is more apparent than ever- and it’s an important one to remember on National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This year, that day falls on September 18, ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - On June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 soldiers from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada stormed the beaches on the coast of Normandy in order to push Germany out of Western Europe. This invasion would change the course of World War II and ensure a victory for the ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - “COVID-19 has caused suffering in communities across the globe and upended our way of lives. I wish I could say Middlesex County is immune to the immense impact of the disease, but I cannot. It is with great sorrow that I report that the disease has claimed the life of one of ...

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Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ron Rios will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the South Plainfield Democratic Organization on Tuesday February 25th.    The meeting will be held at Sherbans Diner and will start at 7:00 pm.   The public is welcome to attend. Democratic Chair Vinnie ...

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Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios released the following statement in regard to the announcement that Middlesex County Clerk Elaine Flynn will not be seeking re-election at the end of her current term: “On behalf of the Board of Chosen Freeholders, I’d like to thank Elaine ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and ...

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Our country is founded on the men and women who have fought and sacrificed for the freedom that we hold so dear. Of the millions of men and women who have served in our military forces, both past and present, 82,000 remain missing from various conflicts. Every September, we as a nation remember and ...

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