Trinitas seeks trauma center designation from state

Trinitas seeks trauma center designation from state

ELIZABETH, NJ — Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth is seeking designation as a Level II trauma center, which the hospital has said is important in an area that has previously been the target of terrorist activity. A Level II trauma center offers 24-hour care by general surgeons and provides orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, anesthesiology, emergency medicine […]

Rahway tries to lure artists with subsidized housing

Rahway tries to lure artists with subsidized housing

RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway is trying to lessen the reality — if not the image — of the struggling artist by giving preference to artists in a federally-subsidized apartment complex the city hopes to fill with 58 tenants by the end of January. The Willows at Rahway is located on the site of the former Elizabethtown […]

Garretson is not mentioned, yet looms over Hillside mayoral debate

Garretson is not mentioned, yet  looms over Hillside mayoral debate

HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson was not mentioned by name among those vying to replace her, yet she loomed large at the mayoral candidates debate at Abraham P. Morris Early Childhood Center on Wednesday, Oct. 25. “We have to stop hiring people at top salaries, crony political appointments, hiring people who don’t deserve their […]

Three debate for Union committee seat

UNION, NJ — Property taxes, development and the committee system of government were top of mind at the Union Township Committee debates on Monday, Oct. 23, in the Municipal Building at an event organized by the Union Area League of Women Voters. Three candidates are vying for one three-year seat on the five-member committee this year: […]

Overlook becomes first hospital in state to use new stroke reduction procedure

Overlook becomes first hospital in state to use new stroke reduction procedure

SUMMIT, NJ — A new preventive procedure that is more accessible to seniors is now offered at Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, helping patients to reduce the risk of stroke. The procedure is known as transcarotid artery revascularization, or TCAR, and is a minimally invasive operation that uses a stent to open up and reduce […]

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