ATLANTIC CITY—The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) and Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind released the results of their six year study of the effectiveness of drug-testing in the prevention of substance abuse among New Jersey middle school students at the statewide Addiction Conference.
TRENTON – Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III on Thursday introduced legislation designed to ensure smart and efficient reconstruction of the Jersey Shore following Hurricane Sandy under the guidance of a newly formed coastal commission that would coordinate planning efforts.
TRENTON – A Paterson man pleaded guilty today to a drug charge and a charge of criminal restraint in connection with his arrest last August, when detectives executed a search warrant at his house during a drug investigation and discovered that he had been keeping his girlfriend locked in their bedroom, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – Assembly Democrats Reed Gusciora, Peter Barnes III and Ruben Ramos, Jr. on Thursday called on the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to install an environmental monitor to oversee the post-Sandy debris removal process in order to protect the public’s health and the sanctity of the state’s aquifers and waterways.
FREEHOLD — A Monmouth County man has admitted he was responsible for calling in a bomb threat to the County Courthouse in October, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) this week met with New Jersey members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) organization. Among the topics discussed at their meeting was how the federal government can better assist our veterans’…
Legislation that would rework some of the procedures used by local governments to their redevelopment powers cleared a State Senate committee earlier this week. The bill, S-2447, codifies certain protections to property owners which were decided in court decisions in recent years, and also would provide a negotiation alternative to using eminent domain in local redevelopment projects.
STATE — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has filed a federal breach of contract lawsuit against AT&T Corp. alleging that the telephone company has been over-billing the agency for over eight years.
PATERSON — Gov. Chris Christie will hold a town hall meeting at St. Luke Baptist Church, 139 Carroll Street, Paterson on Tuesday, March 12, at 11 a.m. Doors will open at 10:15 a.m.
MONMOUTH COUNTY – Attorney General JefMfrey S. Chiesa reminded the residents of Monmouth County that a state-led gun buyback event will take place this coming Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9, at locations in Keansburg and Asbury Park.