State News

Christie Seeks Federal Disaster Aid For Areas Impacted By Oct. Storm

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie is seeking a federal disaster declaration for 11 New Jersey counties sustaining damage as a result of a strong, unseasonable storm that brought early snow, heavy rain, and high winds to the state on Oct. 29. The storm’s conditions included high winds, rain, snow, and mixed freezing precipitation, coastal, stream and river flooding, downed trees and power lines, and associated widespread power outages.

Chiropractors Launch 5th Annual “Baby It’s Cold Outside™ Coat & Hat Drive

STATE – The Association of NJ Chiropractors (ANJC) today launched its community service initiative, “Baby It’s Cold Outside™” for the fifth consecutive year. The statewide campaign encourages patients to donate unwanted winter apparel in good condition as well as non-perishable food items to ANJC offices for distribution to food pantries, charities and community organizations.

NJ Launches “Project Medicine Drop” Pilot Program

NEWARK – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Thomas R. Calcagni, Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, today led a group of statewide public health and safety partners in announcing the launch of “Project Medicine Drop” – an important component in the division’s campaign to halt the diversion and abuse of prescription drugs.