PERTH AMBOY– Kumar Dasmahapatra, MD, of Bernardsville; Jit Renjen, of Edison; Gregory Shypula, MD, FACCS, of Avenel, and James A. Woller, Esq., of Perth Amboy, were elected to the Board of Directors of Raritan Bay Medical Center (RBMC) at the board’s annual business meeting.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Controversy remains over the risks involved with indoor tanning, especially in children and young adults. Since sunburn serves as a marker for excessive and skin-cell damaging ultraviolet (UV) exposure — which can eventually lead to the development of skin cancer — investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) took a closer look at a college-aged sample of females and their indoor tanning habits.
METUCHEN — Detectives assigned to the New Jersey State Police Drug Trafficking Unit, in conjunction with federal and local authorities, seized 40 kilos of cocaine and over $1 million in cash from a Metuchen warehouse.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation today announced that a trial program to ease congestion on Route 1 by restricting left turns and U-turns on Route 1 at Washington Road and Harrison Street in West Windsor, Mercer County, will be implemented Friday, Aug. 3, with all restrictions expected to be in place on Saturday, Aug. 4.
TRENTON – The former Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation and an assistant deputy director were convicted today following a bench trial of official misconduct for accepting gifts from a collections company, OSI Collections Services Inc., while continuing to take action on the company’s contracts with the state to collect unpaid taxes, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.