Hackensack University Medical Center
The reopening of a North Jersey hospital is one step closer to reality. The state health planning board has approved Hackensack University Medical Center’s plan to reopen the old Pascack Valley Hospital as a 128-bed facility.
Coughing, sneezing and itchy eyes are all signs that allergy season has hit New Jersey with a vengeance. Holy Name Medical Center allergy director Dr. Theodore Falk said tree pollen “just exploded” a week ago because it has been a cool spring.
A federal judge on Wednesday reduced Coniglio’s 30-month sentence to 20 months because an appeals court threw out his convictions on mail fraud. The court faulted the way the case was presented to the jury.
The lawsuits stem from hospital care where patients were referred to in-network hospitals but received care from out-of-network physicians. The doctors don’t have contracts and set their own fees.
A police officer critically injured in New Jersey is on the road to recovery. The hero from Paramus was shot during a routine traffic stop, and she was cleared Friday to go home.
A pocketbook and cane lay near the curb of a street in Fort Lee Friday morning – evidence of a hit-and-run that sent an elderly woman to the hospital and police on the search for an Academy bus driver.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office says the man accused of shooting and critically wounding a Paramus police officer has died from his wounds.
A second New Jersey death has been blamed on this week’s snow storm.
Injured Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has movement in his shoulders and sensation throughout his body. Rutgers announced the improvement in LeGrand’s condition Thursday.
The family of paralyzed Rutgers player Eric LeGrand updated his condition Thursday, the same day the junior defensive tackle was named the winner of the 2010 Discover Orange Bowl Courage Award.
Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has been taken off a ventilator and is able to breathe on his own, school officials said. His injury was reclassified to an incomplete spinal cord injury.
Parents from the Port Reading Saints Pop Warner Organization and the Colonia Patriot High School football program whose sons had played football with Eric LeGrand will hold a benefit dinner in Woodbridge Saturday.
Hours after being admitted to Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, N.J., Rutgers says the 20-year-old LeGrand was moved to St. Barnabas Medical Center late Wednesday with a high fever.
Coach Greg Schiano delivered an emotional, prayer-filled speech during the 90-minute gathering at the College Avenue gymnasium on the Rutgers campus.
Rutgers coach Greg Schiano would usually bristle at any questions suggesting a quarterback controversy on his team.