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.
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.
LINDEN—Linden AARP Chapter #1849 held a Haiti Relief Fund Drive during their monthly meeting at the Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace.
PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Wilda Diaz has established the first Historic Preservation Commission in the City of Perth Amboy.
WESTFIELD—David Owens of Westfield, executive director for CONTACT We Care’s 24-hour crisis hotline, and Training Director Sue Fasano of Westfield recognized and celebrated the organization’s more than 100 volunteers at CONTACT’s Volunteer Recognition Celebration and Annual Meeting held at Ferraro’s South in Westfield.
LINDEN – A gas station on East Edgar Road was robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning, according to police.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – Cutting the ribbon on the first modernized agency to be built on state-owned land in Middlesex County, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to improved customer service, enhanced security and greater safety.
AARP Meeting • April 9 at 1 p.m. – Clark AARP Chapter #3733 will meet at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Ave., Clark.
Accidents and emergency situations can happen in any environment, in any industry, at any time. In 2008, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 3.7 million recordable injuries and 5,071 fatal workplace injuries.
PERTH AMBOY—Students from Perth Amboy Middle School will present an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”on Sunday, April 11, at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA Auditorium, 365 New Brunswick Avenue.
PERTH AMBOY—Art aficionados, those interested in supporting Raritan Bay Medical Center’s patient care services or simply looking to enjoy an elegant night out will want to attend Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation’s “Inspirations: A Celebration of Art & Spring,” art show reception Thursday, April 22, 6 p.m., at the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Avenue.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Middlesex County is celebrating National Public Health Week now through April 11. This year’s theme is “A Healthier America: One Community at a Time.”
NEW BRUNSWICK—An Irish proverb says a good laugh is one of the best cures a doctor can offer.