JERSEY CITY – Proud of his Latino heritage and eager to highlight the important legacy and achievements of Hispanic New Jerseyans, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, will host his Second Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at New Jersey City University, in Jersey City.
WESTFIELD – CONTACT We Care, a New Jersey-based nonprofit dedicated to crisis intervention suicide prevention through its telephone hotline, has named Joanne Oppelt of South Plainfield executive director. Oppelt will replace interim executive director Melanie Lester.
NEPTUNE – Disaster recovery officials continue to urge anyone affected by Hurricane Irene to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – even those survivors who are receiving insurance settlements.
NEWARK — The NJ Transit Police Department, together with state and local partners, plans to conduct a training exercise on Saturday, Sept. 24 inside the Bergen Tunnels on the Jersey City/Hoboken border to test a response from multiple agencies to a simulated train incident.
NEWARK – C. Tate George, a former NBA basketball player and the CEO of purported real estate development firm The George Group, surrendered to federal authorities this morning for allegedly orchestrating a more than $2 million investment fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
FAIR LAWN — Columbia Bank recognized five of their employees with 2011 Community Service Awards as part of a statewide program that recognizes outstanding community support efforts by their employees.
NEWARK – The owners of three gas stations have been charged with allegedly raising gasoline prices multiple times within a 24-hour period, in violation of the state’s Motor Fuels law, immediately following Hurricane Irene earlier this month.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and New Jersey Nursery and Landscape Association (NJNLA) President Jan-Marie Traynor kicked off the first official Fall Gardening Month in New Jersey with a ceremony at Hall’s Garden Center in Berkeley Heights.
TRENTON – A coalition of Northeastern states, including New Jersey, has received a nearly $1 million federal grant to jump start planning for a network of electrical vehicle charging stations, an initiative that will spur job creation and use of electric vehicles, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today.
TRENTON – Just days after he blasted the decision to award a $420,000 tax credit for the “Jersey Shore” television program, state Sen. Paul Sarlo helped advance a bill he sponsored that would expand the state’s film and television tax credit program.