ELIZABETH–Trinitas Regional Medical Center, which provides healthcare to those who reside or work in Central and Northern New Jersey, was honored as one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey at the NJBIZ awards ceremony in late April. This is the fourth year that Trinitas, a major 549-bed teaching hospital, has achieved this distinction.
ATLANTIC CITY – On Friday, April 27, in Atlantic City, the United States Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM), held the last in a series of East Coast hearings on a proposal to blast seismic shockwaves from Florida to the Delaware Bay searching for offshore oil to drill.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey gathered citizens across the state to join together at the organization’s Annual Charity Gala at the Newark Museum on April 19. Nearly $100,000 was raised to support the organization’s evidence-based prevention programs across New Jersey.
HOUGHTON N.Y. – Irene Au of Hillside, a senior at Houghton College, was recently accepted into the prestigious Teach for America program.
STATE – As the Department of Interior holds a hearing on a draft plan for oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic Ocean, the New Jersey Sierra Club renewed its opposition to drilling off the coast.