State News

Waves Of Action Connects Thousands Of Volunteers For The Shore

STATE — In response to Superstorm Sandy, Clean Ocean Action (COA) launched a long term volunteer initiative to help the communities and millions of citizens left devastated in the wake of the storm. Today, over 1,000 registered volunteers and 20 organizations were connected to a number of community needs around New York and New Jersey by COA through a program called “Waves of Action”

NJ Doctor Goes To Prison For Selling Prescriptions For Addictive Painkiller To Drug Dealer

William C. Kropinicki (Photo courtesy of the NJ Attorney General's Office)

TRENTON – A medical doctor who formerly had an office in Lawrence has been sentenced to state prison for selling prescriptions for the highly addictive painkiller Percocet to a drug dealer in the names of purported patients he never treated or examined, and creating false medical records to back up the prescriptions, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.