EDISON — More than 70 volunteers from the Middlesex County College community helped patients staying in the College’s Physical Education Center after being displaced by Hurricane Sandy.
MENDHAM – A number of celebrities, business and community leaders with deep Jersey roots will join a growing advisory board of the non-profit charity launched just over two weeks ago to assist in the long-term recovery effort following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, First Lady Mary Pat Christie, chair of the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, announced today.
PATERSON – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced the arrest of the alleged ringleader and 14 other defendants in the takedown of a major narcotics supply network that allegedly was distributing millions of dollars in heroin out of a number of heroin processing “mills” and stash houses in Paterson.
STATE – More than three-quarters of New Jersey registered voters (77 percent) were pleased with the state government’s response to Superstorm Sandy, with 28 percent saying the state’s response was “excellent” and 49 percent saying it was “good,” according to the results of a new poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind.
TRENTON – The Division of Highway Traffic Safety is urging motorists and pedestrians alike to be alert during the busy Thanksgiving travel period, as a concerning trend is showing that those on their feet are at an increased risk on New Jerseys roadways.
TRENTON – Democratic legislation that would increase the state’s minimum wage to $8.50 per hour from its current rate of $7.25, and tie future increases to the Consumer Price Index was released by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today.