Old Bridge

One year of senseless silence on gun violence

Voice of the People by James J. Devine

One year ago today, we lost 26 fellow Americans to gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We lost 20 of our youngest students, and six dedicated school workers. To mark the anniversary of that tragedy with…

Medical Supply Store Operators Sentenced To Prison For Medicaid Fraud

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TRENTON — The operators of a Highland Park medical supply store were sentenced to three years in state prison today for their roles in a scheme that cost the state’s Medicaid program at least $150,000, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.

Raritan Bay Medical Center Receives Award

PERTH AMBOY — Raritan Bay Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes Raritan Bay Medical Center’s (RBMC) commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines. This marks the fourth year that RBMC has been recognized with a quality achievement award.

Old Bridge Woman Admits Using Her Labor Dept. Job To Steal $18,825 In Unemployment Benefits

TRENTON – A former unemployment insurance clerk for the State Department of Labor and Workforce Development pleaded guilty today to stealing $18,825 in unemployment benefits by using her access to the department’s computer system to redirect benefits from unemployment claims to her own bank account, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.

Endocrinologist Dr. Reema Patel Joins Raritan Bay Physicians’ Group, PC

Reema Patel, MD

OLD BRIDGE — Endocrinologist Reema Patel, MD, has joined Raritan Bay Physicians’ Group, PC, with recently opened offices in Old Bridge and South Amboy. She is accepting appointments for new patients, and is fluent in English, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi and Urdu.

Old Bridge Men Cleared Of Murder Charges Get 6 Month Sentence For Simple Assault

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NEW BRUNSWICK – A Superior Court judge gave the maximum sentence to two former Old Bridge High School students who were cleared of all major charges in the 2010 fatal beating of Divyendu Sinha, according to a Star-Ledger report.

Center for Balance Adds Diagnostic Testing In Old Bridge

OLD BRIDGE — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. These falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death.