Serving special needs
Local program going strong, but seeking help
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Windmill Alliance is a diverse, multi-service organization dedicated to helping more than 40 developmentally disabled adults at the Windmill Center at 141 Broadway or one of its satellite facil...
POLICE BEAT
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Compiled by Joseph Passantino  Full of bull-ion; gold in sale not real A New York man allegedly tried to pass off a substance as gold bullion in a sale to a local merchant, police said. On July 14 ...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne director and actor headline New York theater production Bayonne residents are the talent pool in two short plays opening together in New York next week. "Grief" and "The Encounter" will run...
“....variation, or two ways of treating the same clinical presentation, is what plagues healthcare”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent article in Beckers Hospital Review http://www.beckershospitalreview.com* focused on clinical care variation - “Back when he was a resident, (he) saw two physicians perform separate colonos...
Meadowlands Hospital CEO agrees that for-profit hospitals should disclose financials to public
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – Last Friday, Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd issued a recommendation that all hospitals, including for-profit hospitals, should disclose their annual financial statements to the public. ...
Potential strike looms at four nursing homes in Hudson and Bergen
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers at four area nursing homes will hold a press conference tomorrow at Journal Square in Jersey City to announce a potential strike. The four Alaris Health nursing homes are in Union City, Gut...
"Every important thing I ever became, all of the qualities like patience and compassion and strength and courage, all of it was forged on the anvil of autism.”
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
From a recent Newark Star Ledger article http://www.nj.com * “State Supreme Court Justice Helen Hoens today delivered a deeply personal goodbye speech, saying she learned many of the skills needed ...
Zacche named acting chief of Jersey City police
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven Fulop announced Monday the appointment of Deputy Chief Philip Zacche as Acting Chief of the Jersey City Police Department citing his strong leadership qualities and decad...
U.S. senator visits Bayonne again
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- For the second time in three weeks, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez visited the Peninsula City. With a little less pomp and circumstance, but no less importance, Menendez’s visit to City Hall ...
Hoboken school board picks interim superintendent
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- The Hoboken Board of Education has appointed Dr. Richard J. Brockel to serve as interim superintendent until a permanent replacement is found. Brockel will serve on a contract basis unti...