TRENTON – Authorities have arrested the reputed leader and two other alleged members of an organized retail theft ring that targeted approximately 70 Home Depot stores, primarily in New Jersey, but also in New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia., Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced Thursday.
NEWARK— NJ Transit will offer “early getaway” bus service on Friday, April 6, from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York for the benefit of customers observing Passover and Good Friday. In addition, families can take advantage of savings all weekend long through NJ Transit’s Family Super Saver Fare, which allows up to two children 11 and younger to travel free with each fare-paying adult.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Forest Fire Service has issued fire danger alerts and implemented stage one campfire restrictions throughout New Jersey today as prolonged dry and windy conditions continue in the state.
TRENTON – In an effort to assist in the economic recovery of the state, the New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State College, has purchased GED Online, a web-based GED preparation program, giving New Jersey residents free access with a library card.
TRENTON—The New Jersey School Boards Association has published an online Candidate Kit with information for citizens interested in running for a position on their local board of education in November 2012.
TRENTON – The state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee unanimously approved a bill on Tuesday that would expand eligibility for the New Jersey’s drug court substance abuse treatment program and create a pilot program in two counties in which anyone who’s eligible would be automatically enrolled in a drug treatment program.
WESTFIELD – CONTACT We Care, a crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline, is now able to help teenagers in distress work through their crises via texting, the nonprofit announced today.
STATE — April is National Safe Digging Month, and PSE&G is reminding customers, contractors and excavators that they must call before digging to avoid hitting underground gas and electric lines. To make it easy to call, 811 has been designated as the national dialing code to have underground lines located and marked.
TRENTON – The state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) today unveiled the final, polished product from the winning submission for its annual “Proms and Alcohol Don’t Mix” public service announcement contest.