Middlesex County

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…

Hike through history this fall

What would it be like to retrace the steps of the American revolutionary war soldiers who engaged the British in Metuchen on June 26, 1777, and then fought a running battle across what is now Edison and Scotch Plains before…

Officials react to viral respiratory infection

Officials met September 29 at the Middlesex County Superintendent of Schools’ office to discuss ways that residents can help protect their families from Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a viral respiratory infection found in children. County officials are working with the Superintendent…

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…

Assembly aims to bans microbeads

TRENTON – The General Assembly approved legislation, 72-0, on Monday to address the growing environmental concerns over beauty products containing microbeads. The bill, A-3083, sponsored by Assembly Democrats Patrick Diegnan, Paul Moriarty, Tim Eustace and Linda Stender, prohibits the production, manufacture, and…