NJ’s Special Needs Registry Helps Prepare Communities For Disasters

WEST TRENTON– In preparation for 2010 Hurricane season as well as any potential emergency event, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management has created New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters, a free, voluntary and confidential program designed to assist people with special needs who may find it difficult to get to safety in the event of an emergency.

Clark Police Blotter: May 10-24

May 10 at 3:31 p.m. — At the Bernardsville Police Department, Officer Thomas Sarnecki arrested Colonia resident Rodney Franklin, 38, on outstanding warrants from Clark, Rahway and Newark for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail

NJ Transplant Cardiologist Makes International News

NEWARK — David A. Baran, MD, Director of Heart Failure and Transplant Research at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, presented results of his latest research at the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant (ISHLT) annual meeting last month. During the three-day meeting he was also elected Chair of ISHLT’s Scientific Council on Heart Failure and Transplant Medicine.