TRENTON – A bill which would change existing state law governing local rent control ordinances in order to protect senior tenants was approved by the Senate today by a vote of 21-14.
NEWARK – The Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs filed administrative complaints against three companies accused of falsely advertising that they were authorized to prepare immigration documents on behalf of clients.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie joined Camden Mayor Dana Redd today to announce a new education project aimed at turning around chronically failing schools.
NEWARK—A federal grand jury returned an indictment against two Florida men who allegedly conspired to traffic in pharmaceutical drugs from a shipment, worth $8.8 million, stolen at a Georgia truck stop and driven to New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Wednesday.
CARTERET — Mayor Dan Reiman has joined with Councilwoman Susan Naples to announce that $42,500 in improvements and additions have been completed at Civic Center Park’s skate park.
MILLBURN–Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey.
CARTERET–Mayor Daniel J. Reiman was joined by local, county, and state officials, and over 300 supporters of the Children’s Charity on Friday, June 3, for the annual charity ball.
Dear EarthTalk: What will be the effect of all the flooding along the Mississippi River for organic farmers, given all the pollutants in the water? When they recover, can they still certify their products as organic? — Michael O’Loughlin, Tigard, OR
ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth held commencement ceremonies for its 96th graduating class Sunday, June 5. Members of the Class of 2011 are headed for Princeton, NYU, Rutgers and many other colleges and universities.
PERTH AMBOY–With summer almost here and hot weather in the forecast Raritan Bay Medical Center’s Medical Director of Emergency Services Dr. Dane Clarke provides the following tips to cope with hot weather.