Hospital Mergers in the New York Area Bring Cost Fears
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently the Wall Street Journal http://online.wsj.com/ * noted: “Hospital takeovers are surging in the New York region, raising concerns that health costs could climb and care could change. In New...
Altercation between 2 homeless men leads to stabbing
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A 42-year-old homeless man was taken into custody early Sunday morning in North Bergen after allegedly stabbing a 39-year-old homeless man in the leg and hitting him in the head with a bottle. The ...
UPDATE: Amber alert canceled -- 3-year-old girl found safe!
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
An Amber alert for a missing 3-year-old girl has been canceled after the police and FBI found her safe in Massachusetts. The alert, issued in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, said that the girl's ...
Hoboken examining performing arts center as part of Rail Yards development
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—As negotiations with New Jersey Transit over the Rail Yard development project unfold, the administration of Dawn Zimmer is considering including the construction of a large performing arts...
13 displaced by Bayonne fire
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – City firefighters rescued two trapped occupants of an Avenue C residence and extinguished the two-alarm blaze within 40 minutes on Monday, Feb. 23. At 1:27 a.m., the Bayonne Fire Departme...
UPDATE: Have you seen this man and this little girl in NJ?
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
UPDATE: "It is believed Elinor and her father are in a red SUV, possibly a Ford Explorer. Some reports have them in a Mazda car, but police say that vehicle was found near the scene of the abductio...
Feds stop public disclosure of many serious hospital errors
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Feb 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently USA Today http://www.usatoday.com/ * noted: “The federal government this month quietly stopped publicly reporting when hospitals leave foreign objects in patients' bodies or make a host of...
Young Secaucus man charged with drunken driving, death-by-auto after fatal accident
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – A 20-year-old Secaucus man was arrested over the weekend and charged with driving while intoxicated after allegedly striking another man with his car and killing him. The incident took p...
NHRFR and Secaucus swap equipment to increase fire safety and protect taxpayers
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH HUDSON – As one of the first and largest regional fire departments in the country, North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue (NHRFR) recently entered into an interlocal agreement with the Town of...
NB High School’s new STEM Academy to hold induction ceremony on 2/24
Feb 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – Twenty eager young students will officially become the first class of North Bergen High School’s new STEM Academy when it holds its Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, Feb 24 at 6:30 p.m....