Old Bridge

Medical merger in the works

Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Medical Center recently announced plans to explore a merger. “We are very excited about this opportunity with Raritan Bay Medical Center,” says John K. Lloyd, FACHE, president of Meridian Health. “While Meridian Health serves primarily…

Balance screening set for Old Bridge

OLD BRIDGE — Raritan Bay Medical Center is sponsoring a free balance screening and physician Q&A event during national fall prevention week Wednesday, October 1, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the medical center’s Old Bridge location. Falls are the number one cause…

Remembering the Past: Bungalow colony in Laurence Harbor

The following is from Kathleen Gavin: Here are some 1950s summer memories from the Laurence Harbor section of Old Bridge. Every summer for about 10 years, my family would go to a bungalow colony in Laurence Harbor. I have such…

Remembering the Past: Bungalow colony in Laurence Harbor

REMEMBERING THE PAST by Diane Norek Harrison OLD BRIDGE-The following is from Kathleen Gavin: Here are some 1950s summer memories from the Laurence Harbor section of Old Bridge. Every summer for about 10 years, my family would go to a…

Old Bridge & Linden homeowners may qualify for buyouts

TRENTON –The state’s Blue Acres program will hold informational meetings for some 70 homeowners interested in federally funded buyouts in Old Bridge and Linden in late September and early October. The private meetings for approved residents, at which they will…

ACLU-NJ suing 7 school districts for discrimination

NEWARK – The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ) filed seven lawsuits today against New Jersey school districts that have failed to comply with state and federal constitutional law requirements prohibiting discrimination against immigrant families attempting to enroll…

Raritan Bay Medical Center Plans “Go Red For Women” Events

PERTH AMBOY — Healthcare professionals from Raritan Bay Medical Center will step out into the community this Go Red for Women day Friday, Feb. 7, promoting women’s heart health and providing free screenings, CPR training and education at nine different Middlesex County locations.

Holt near your home

STATE — Rep. Rush Holt (D-12) is holding a series of community offices in towns throughout central New Jersey. Members of Holt’s staff will be available to assist residents who are having problems with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the VA,…