STATE – One hundred years ago today, on March 12, 1912, Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low assembled 18 girls from Savannah, Ga., as the first troop of American Girl Guides, which later became the Girl Scouts.
WESTFIELD– CONTACT We Care, a crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline, has announced the “Save our Youth” campaign designed to raise awareness about teen suicide and increase resources to help teenagers in crisis.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored that would make changes to the successful NJ STARS and NJ STARS II scholarship programs was approved Monday by an Assembly Appropriations Committee.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Monday advanced a bill to authorize the Supreme Court to increase or add new court filing fees to fund the judiciary’s computerized court information system, and Legal Services of New Jersey, a non-profit that provides legal assistance in civil matters to individuals living below the poverty line at no charge.
ROBBINSVILLE – To help prevent skin cancer in teens, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) is partnering with the Ray Festa Melanoma Foundation (RFMF) on the establishment the Team SunSmart educational program.
HAMILTON – This weekend we will turn the clocks forward (Daylight Saving Time officially begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11), losing an hour of sleep in exchange for extended evening daylight hours.
TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senators Raymond J. Lesniak and Barbara Buono which would establish a comprehensive program to transition foreclosed property into affordable housing was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee today by a vote of 7-2, with two abstentions.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Thursday advanced a bill to authorize the Supreme Court to increase or add new court filing fees to fund the judiciary’s computerized court information system, and Legal Services of New Jersey, a non-profit that provides legal assistance in civil matters to individuals living below the poverty line at no charge.
TRENTON – The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee approved a bill to ensure that all New Jersey hospitals follow the same rules in terms of disclosure and transparency of finances by a vote of 9-0, with one abstention on Thursday.
TRENTON – The Christie Administration today announced the revival of the Urban Youth Corps summer program that will create employment opportunities for hundreds of young adults who will develop essential employment skills while designing and carrying out roadway enhancement projects