MONROE—Middlesex County Public Health Department Director-Health Officer, David A. Papi indicated that a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Monroe, Middlesex County, in the vicinity of Gravel Hill – Spotswood Road and Monroe Boulevard.
SAYREVILLE—The borough council approved an 8.6 percent tax hike last week to balance the $50.5 million municipal budget. The average Sayreville homeowner will pay $1,532 in municipal taxes.
CALDWELL – Caldwell College recently named 351 students to the spring 2009 Dean’s list, according to Paul Douillard, Ph.D., Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs.
HOUSTON, Texas—Americans are unsure that a healthcare reform bill introduced last week is the solution to problems with the U.S. healthcare system, according to a poll created and commissioned by a public policy expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
ELIZABETH – A Roselle man who worked for Union County as a crisis intervention counselor was arrested Friday and charged with sexually abusing four children, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
TRENTON—New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement with Merck & Co. Inc, Schering-Plough Corporation, and a joint venture of the two companies, MSP Singapore Company, LLC, resolving an investigation into a lengthy delay by the companies in issuing negative results from a clinical trial of their cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced today.
CAMDEN – A Rahway man admitted robbing a dozen banks throughout central New Jersey last summer during a court proceeding last week.
TRENTON – Continuing the state’s effort to combat mortgage-related fraud, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced today the filing of two new lawsuits charging a total of 10 individual and corporate defendants with selling bogus loan modification services to distressed homeowners.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Officials from public health, emergency management and homeland security agencies attended a conference in New Brunswick this week to plan New Jersey’s response to a possible resurgence of H1N1 flu in the fall.