Middlesex County

Woodbridge To Hold Public Health Day Saturday

WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services and the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign are hosting a day-long series of free health and wellness events, information sessions, and physical fitness programs, including sign-up registration for “Shape-Up Woodbridge ~ 2010” on Saturday, April 10.

Pay-To-Play Reformers Go Right Into The Pit

Go figure: Dumont, a snakepit of a town known best for political contributions leading to professional favors, is considering a strict pay-to-play law that would make it something of a pioneer in North Jersey — thanks to Citizens’ Campaign, a grass-roots group that so far, has attracted 5,000 participants who hope to stem corruption… which should, in turn, help curb property taxes.

Lawmakers Ask Christie To Help Prepare For Puerto Rican Birth Certificate Changeover

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex Democrats Senator Joseph F. Vitale and Assemblymen John S. Wisniewski and Craig J. Coughlin sent a letter Tuesday to Gov. Chris Christie asking him to help inform the public and prepare New Jersey departments and agencies in advance of the government of Puerto Rico invalidating all birth certificates issued prior to July 1, 2010.

Piscataway Man Sentenced For Role In Medicaid Fraud Scheme

TRENTON – The owner of a Newark pharmacy was sentenced Tuesday in connection with an investigation into pharmacy owners and employees who bought completed prescription forms for HIV/AIDS drugs from indigent patients so Medicaid could be billed for drugs that were never actually dispensed, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.