NEWARK — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center’s (NBIMC) Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program is one of only two sites in the nation to achieve better than expected 3-year heart transplant survival rates for 2004 through 2007.
A PRIME SPOT…with plenty of shade was what Cranford residents Mike and Judy Pender, and their friend, Maureen Jousset, center, of Somerset, were looking for to enjoy Strawberry Fields, one of the Wednesday night concerts in the Union County Summer Arts Festival.
EDISON — Six athletes from Middlesex County College have been named to the Academic All-America team for the 2009-2010 academic year. To qualify, they must have a 3.6 grade point average with at least 45 credits.
CLARK — Timothy Connell, a Clark native who will be entering his senior year at Union Catholic High School, attended the American Legion’s “Jersey” Boys State event in June with 870 other delegates.
CRANFORD -The Taekwon-Do Center, a traditional martial arts school, has become a member of the International Taekwon-Do Federation (ITF).
LANCASTER, Pa. – The Newark Bears defeated the Lancaster Barnstormers 6-1 in the series finale on Thursday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
STATE – For the second week in a row, the federal Department of Labor reported a drop in the number of new unemployment claims filed in New Jersey.
ELIZABETH — A Union County Grand Jury indicted an Elizabeth man last week on charges of first degree distribution of heroin and various weapon offenses, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced yesterday.
NEWARK – Social media scams, using hijacked user accounts on Facebook and other social media sites, are on the rise and Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Acting Consumer Affairs Director Thomas R. Calcagni are warning New Jersey consumers to be wary of “friends” who ask them for money.
WOODBRIDGE – After Aug. 3, drivers who are caught on camera running the red light at the intersection of Route 1 and Avenel Street will have to pay a $140 ticket.
STATE — The state should turn its budgetary crisis into a “moment of opportunity” for restructuring NJN and promoting the development of public radio and online public media in New Jersey, according to a new report from New Jersey Policy Perspective.
CARTERET — On Saturday, July 31, Mayor Daniel Reiman and the Borough Council will join with residents for a ribbon cutting ceremony unveiling the recently completed Ash Street Park rehabilitation. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of Ash Street and Arthur Avenue.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Obesity in adolescents and teenagers is a serious disease that can be controlled through common sense and realistic goal setting, according to physicians at Saint Peter’s University Hospital.