TRENTON – A state prison inmate was sentenced to an additional seven years in prison yesterday for organizing a smuggling scheme that used a correction officer to bring pre-paid cell phones and narcotics into Northern State Prison in Newark, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
LINDEN – High winds from a thunderstorm last night damaged property in a ten-block area in Linden, according to police.
STATE — New Jersey’s least experienced drivers are engaging in increasingly risky behavior behind the wheel. The troubling revelation comes in a recent study by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, co-sponsored by the state’s Division of Highway Traffic Safety.
You’re probably weary of being reminded to take precautions against identity theft, but here’s a wrinkle you may not have considered: Identity thieves have broadened their reach by harvesting children’s dormant Social Security numbers.
Dear EarthTalk: I heard about something called the Green Café Network. What is it and what are they trying to accomplish for the environment? — Jane Stevenson, Los Angeles, CA
TRENTON-The state’s first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) is a reminder to all residents of New Jersey that they should take precautions to prevent mosquito bites.
TRENTON – This weekend, the 125-member political action committee of the 200,000 member New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) voted to endorse 68 candidates for election to the New Jersey Legislature this November.
JERSEY CITY – Today, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez joined labor and transportation advocates to warn of the potential results if Congress fails to re-authorize the Surface Transportation Program next month. The federal program, which provides funding for road, bridge, and transportation projects, will expire on Sept. 30
NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are actively investigating the death of a hospital worker who was fatally shot on a city street early Saturday morning, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department.
EDISON — Middlesex County College is still accepting students for its Fall 2011 semester. Ninety-nine degree and certificate programs are offered including two new ones: Earth Science and Allied Health Pre-Professional.