Good News For Women’s Health And Pocketbooks

The Institute of Medicine, an independent panel of doctors and health experts, has just recommended that insurance companies be told to stop charging co-pays for contraception and several other types of women’s preventive health care in any new health plans. Ending those extra out-of-pocket insurance charges will be good for women’s health and good for women’s pocketbooks.

Contract Awarded For Demolition Of Delaney Homes

PERTH AMBOY—The Housing Authority of the City of Perth Amboy has awarded a $1.2 million contract for the partial demolition of John A. Delaney Homes to Richard E. Pierson Construction Co., Inc. of Pilesgrove, city officials announced this week. The contract work will include the demolition of 20 of the 29 residential buildings on the Delaney site and the garage building.

88th State Trooper Youth Week Training Class “Graduates”

SEA GIRT – New Jersey Attorney General Paula T. Dow today hosted commencement exercises for 134 high school seniors from across the state as they completed a weeklong, police-oriented educational program with the 88th New Jersey State Police Trooper Youth Week training class. Of the 134 graduates, 9 of the cadets have a parent either active or retired from the State Police.

Community Calendar

Family Theatre • July 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30 at 8 p.m. & July 24 at 3 p.m. – Mystic Vision Players, in conjunction with the Linden Cultural Committee, will present their 19th summer season production “Once On This Island” at Linden High School Auditorium, 121 W. St. Georges Ave., Linden. Tickets are $15, or $12 for students and seniors. To purchase in advance, call 1-908-486-4144.