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Six Thousand New Jersey Women and Allies March on Trenton

Supporters Stand in Solidarity with Marchers at The Women’s March on Washington and More Than 600 Sister Marches Across the U.S. Press Release 1/21/17 TRENTON – On Saturday January 21, six thousand women, their families, and their allies arrived in our state’s capital city to participate in the Women’s March on Trenton. The day’s events […]

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Red Cross Critically Needs Donors After Winter Weather Adds to Severe Blood Shortage

Press Release 1/18/17 NEW JERSEY – Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage. Since Dec. 1, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to […]

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Perth Amboy Anti-Rabies Vaccine Clinics for 2017

Clinics scheduled for May 13, 2017 and September 9, 2017 PERTH AMBOY – The City of Perth Amboy will be conducting animal anti-rabies vaccine clinics in 2017 on May 13, 2017 and September 9, 2017, at City Garage, foot of Fayette Street, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. visit these free clinics or see your veterinarian. […]

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Red Cross Urges Blood Donation as One Last Gift to Give this Holiday Season

News Release – 12/5/2016 It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation in December, a time when donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady. […]

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Perth Amboy Receives $200,000 Grant

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Free Diabetes Conference to Take Place at Raritan Bay Area YMCA on Nov. 12

Multi-lingual Event Provides Health Screenings and Information to Local Community Press Release 7/12/26 BRIDGEWATER/PERTH AMBOY – The American Diabetes Association will hold its 8th Annual Conferencia sobre la Diabetes (Diabetes Conference) on Saturday, November 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Perth Amboy, NJ at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA, 357 New Brunswick Avenue. […]

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Perth Amboy Launches Zika Prevention Awareness Campaign

News Release 6/1/16 PERTH AMBOY, NJ— Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Middlesex County Mosquito Commission have partnered to bring awareness about Zika virus prevention to the residents of Perth Amboy during the summer months of travel, outdoor activities and for expecting mothers. “It’s extremely important to get this information to our families. We are being […]

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SLIDE SHOW: Inspirations for the Generations Art Show

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Perth Amboy High School Students Make RBMC Emergency Department Kid-Friendly

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Raritan Bay Medical Center Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award

News Release 5/7/15 PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center, with locations in Old Bridge and Perth Amboy, NJ, has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients experiencing severe heart attacks. Agencies that receive the Mission: Lifeline Silver award have demonstrated at […]

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Raritan Bay Medical Center Receives Award

RBMC Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award –Award demonstrates Raritan Bay Medical Center commitment to quality care for stroke patients – News Release – PERTH AMBOY, NJ, May 7, 2015 – Raritan Bay Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes […]

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Boards of Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Health Services Corporation Approve Merger

News Release 4/7/15 NEPTUNE -– The boards of trustees of Meridian Health and Raritan Bay Health Services Corp., the parent organization of Raritan Bay Medical Center, have approved the definitive agreement for the two not-for-profit health systems to merge. The agreement follows nearly seven months of due diligence during which time a thorough review of […]

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Healthy Kids Day, April 25

Join the YMCA in Keeping Kids’ Minds and Bodies Active Press Release PERTH AMBOY – To kick-start learning about physical activity now and throughout the summer, on Saturday, April 25, the Raritan Bay Area YMCA is celebrating Healthy Kids Day® with a free community event for kids and families. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, the Y’s national […]

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Raritan Bay Medical Center Seeking Volunteer Greeters

PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center is looking for compassionate adults who are interested in volunteering their time to serve as customer greeters.  At the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, volunteer customer greeters are stationed in the main entrance lobby to assist patients, families and visitors, answer their questions and guide them through the facility. […]

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February Events at Raritan Bay Medical Center

Healthy Heart Event, Feb. 4 SOUTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center is providing a healthy heart event providing free education about chronic heart conditions, medication management, blood pressure screening and heart rate testing Wednesday, February 4, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at South Amboy YMCA, 200 John T. O’Leary Blvd.  High blood pressure and […]

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LIVESTRONG at the YMCA – 12 Weeks of Healing

SOUTH AMBOY – The South Amboy Y is offering a FREE 12 week program for cancer survivors starting January 2015.  Extensive research has shown that exercise for individuals recovering from cancer, and individuals going through treatment for cancer, can help reduce fatigue and loss of strength. The program meets twice a week, Tuesdays 6-7 p.m. […]

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Perth Amboy Calendar

MON. March 20

• City Council, Caucus, 4:30 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

WED. March 22

• City Council, Regular, 7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

THURS. March 23

• Historic Preservation Commission, 7 p.m.
City Hall, High St.

THURS. March 30

• State of the City Address, 6 p.m.
Public Safety Municipal Complex Auditorium, Raritan Bay YMCA Entrance, 357 New Brunswick Ave.

All Meetings are at City Hall, High Street unless otherwise noted.
Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!

South Amboy Calendar

WED. Mar. 15

• City Council, Regular, 7 p.m.
City Hall, North Broadway

WED. Mar. 22

• Planning Board, 7 p.m.
City Hall, North Broadway

Stay informed! Attend public meetings. All are welcome!