Jersey City to declare state of emergency as Pulaski Skyway closes
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- The mayor of Jersey City told NJ.com on Thursday that he is planning to declare a state of emergency in the city for the first few weeks of the shutdown of the northbound lanes of th...
Bayonne to introduce parking zone around bridge for residents
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BAYONNE – The city has announced that a plan for a residential permit parking zone around the Bayonne Bridge to protect downtown residents will soon be introduced. The bridge is currently undergoin...
“Why Hospitals Want Patients to Ask Doctors, 'Have You Washed Your Hands?”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently the Wall Street Journal http://online.wsj.com/ * reported: “Infections picked up in hospitals, nursing homes and doctor's offices affect more than 1 million patients and are linked to near...
Various easter egg hunts being held this weekend
Apr 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Hoboken Grace will lay out 15,000 eggs for its fourth annual free Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Mama Johnson Field, Fourth and Jackson streets, in Hobok...
Kicking the sugar habit
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Hello. My name is ____, and I’m addicted to sugar. Is that you? As funny as it sounds, a sugar addiction is no laughing matter. If you’ve ever tried to decrease the amount of sugar you eat you know...
St. Peter’s new building, with Planning Board approval, reaches to the heavens
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JERSEY CITY – The Planning Board has unanimously voted to recommend amending the McGinley Square East Rehabilitation Area plan to allow Saint Peter’s University to add 100 feet to its planned build...
Police recover guns during drug investigation
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JERSEY CITY – As part of their ongoing operations, Jersey City Police arrested six individuals on narcotics and weapons charges and recovered two loaded firearms after two separate search warrants ...
Be prepared with the questions you want to ask your doctor & make sure you understand the answers before you leave
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
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The federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality http://www.ahrq.gov/ * has published lists of questions you should consider before, during and after an appointment with your doctor. “You can...
Jersey voters' esteem for Christie slips; 57 percent believe Zimmer
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
TRENTON – A Quinnipiac University poll of 1,356 New Jersey voters released Wednesday morning found 49 percent approved of Gov. Chris Christie’s job performance while 44 percent disapproved – down f...
Dark city block in Bayonne may thrive with medical center
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BAYONNE –The administration of Mayor Mark Smith announced on Wednesday afternoon, April 9, that a Florida developer of health facilities was interested in redeveloping a city block on Broadway, in ...