STATE — The number of children living in areas of concentrated poverty has increased by 25 percent nationwide since 2000, according to data from the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Kids Count project.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Share your best pinwheel pictures before the end of April for a chance to win a coffee and donuts party for your office or organization.
NEWARK – Federal agencies coordinating parallel international investigations have disrupted massive conspiracies to import hundreds of millions of dollars in counterfeit goods from China and illegal drugs from Taiwan to the United States, authorities announced today.
TRENTON – Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie called for expanding New Jersey’s highly successful Drug Court program with mandatory treatment for non-violent, drug-addicted offenders throughout all 21 New Jersey counties.
NEW YORK-The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched a new website on March 1, http://www.region2coastal.com/, as a part of its continuing community outreach efforts. The website will be one of several methods used by the agency to inform and educate the public on its ongoing Coastal Flood Risk Study and Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning efforts.
NEWARK—Large or small New Jersey manufacturers looking to grow their base won’t want to miss NJIT’s upcoming free summit on clean energy supply chains.
STATE — During March, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to help people in need by supporting the lifesaving services it provides.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has proclaimed March 2012 as Problem Gambling Awareness Month in New Jersey. The Governor urged all residents to help spread the message that there is help for problem gamblers through treatment as well as support for those who are in recovery and their families.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Dress for Success Mercer County, an affiliate of the international non-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women, is participating in S.O.S. – Send One Suit – Weekend® taking place March 1-4.
TRENTON –Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa today announced a statewide ban on the manufacture, distribution, sale, and possession of any of the hundreds of dangerous, manmade chemicals designed to mimic the effects of marijuana, commonly known as “synthetic marijuana,” “K2,” or “Spice.”