TRENTON – The Division on Civil Rights announced today that all taxi drivers in Atlantic City will undergo training in state and federal civil rights law as the result of a settlement that resolves allegations the Yellow Cab Company discriminated against a blind man by refusing him and his guide dog a ride to a casino.
TRENTON – If getting ready for winter includes a fall clean up project, then getting rid of that old second refrigerator can get you ready for energy savings just in time for colder weather. Whether you have it stored in the garage or basement or want to get rid of a working fridge or freezer you recently replaced, recycling an old refrigerator or freezer can help you save money to help pay heating bills.
FLORHAM PARK—AAA and the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) joined together Wednesday to remind motorists that cars need seasonal checkups to maintain safety and maximize operational efficiency.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie announced that the pension reforms he signed into law on June 28 will save New Jersey’s property taxpayers and local governments $267 million in Fiscal Year 2012.
TRENTON – The prom is one of the most memorable celebrations in a high school student’s life. A statewide educational initiative is aiming to make sure that proms this school year will be memorable to students for the right reasons.
TRENTON – A former employee of the City of Newark has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federally funded Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program by means of fraudulent vouchers, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
NEPTUNE — New Jersey residents seeking federal disaster assistance will find that sometimes it’s not as simple as registering, waiting a few days, and then getting a check in the mail.
UNION–The Salvation Army’s iconic red kettles will begin appearing at retailers, malls and grocery stores beginning on Friday, Nov. 18. Donations collected from these kettles during the holiday season are used for food, warm clothing and small toys and gifts at Christmas.
TRENTON – The Division of Criminal Justice today obtained an indictment charging a former fiscal analyst for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development with stealing approximately $18,525 in state funds by issuing unauthorized government checks made payable to her landlord to pay her rent, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
HOLMDEL— The American Legion Riders have announced the First Annual New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Ride to benefit the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation and the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center.