STATE — The Raritan Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross recently announced the members of the Executive Board of Trustees for the 2011-2012 year.
STATE — Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced that Superior Court Judge John C. Kennedy will be elevated to the Appellate Division effective Sept. 1.
TRENTON—Average teacher raises are declining, according to a preliminary analysis of 2011-2012 teacher contracts reported by the New Jersey School Boards Association today.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie signed measures to provide $90.6 million in grants to counties, towns and nonprofit organizations to preserve farmland across the Garden State and fund State-initiated farmland preservation projects today.
TRENTON – Assembly Democrats Connie Wagner, Peter J. Barnes and Pamela Lampitt on Tuesday touted new legislation to encourage New Jersey’s best and brightest college graduates to stay in New Jersey to start their careers.
TRENTON – Drunk drivers will face statewide crackdowns by police officers as part of the annual summer “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” campaign, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky announced today.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey, a nonprofit committed to preventing child abuse in all its forms, released “Strengthening Efforts to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse in New Jersey” on Monday.
STATE — The Sierra Club joined other environmental and community groups across the state in a Day of Action on Thursday to urge Gov. Chris Christie to sign legislation banning the use of the controversial natural gas drilling technique hydraulic fracturing or fracking.
PORT OF NEWARK/NEW YORK – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and import specialists at the Newark/New York port of entry recently seized approximately 50,000 unlicensed baseball caps for intellectual property rights violations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A day after Republicans in the House and Senate announced their picks for the Joint Select Committee to recommend ways to reduce the federal deficit as part of the debt ceiling compromise, New Jersey’s two senators and 21 other Senate Democrats asked them to put jobs first.