Monroe

Middlesex County Food Bank Needs Donations

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—M.C.F.O.O.D.S., Middlesex County’s food distribution program serving more than 70 food pantries and soup kitchens, is seeking food donations to meet the increasing summer demand. “Right now we have reached that ‘perfect storm’ of more needy people requiring food…

Police To Crack Down On Drunk Driving This Weekend

Beginning Aug. 21 and running through Sept. 7, a total of 236 local and county law enforcement agencies, as well as the New Jersey State Police, will be cracking down on drivers operating their vehicles and motorcycles while intoxicated.

Business Community Plans Summit On Nursing Crisis

MONROE—Health care coverage for employees and their families is the biggest cost driver in business today. The impending nursing crisis will further increase health care costs while lowering quality of care. More mistakes will be made during hospital stays – resulting in longer and costlier stays.

Winners Announced In County’s Senior Art Contest

CARTERET—Artwork from professional and non-professional Middlesex County artists over age 60, who participated in the county Department on Aging Senior Art Contest, are currently on display at the Carteret Senior Center, 100 Cooke Avenue, in Carteret.

Monroe Physician To Compete In International Triathlon

MONROE—Dr. Gerardo Goldberger, a senior member of Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute of Freehold and Monroe townships will also compete for Team USA as a triathlete at the World Maccabiah Games, being held in Israel this July.