Category: State News

Measure To Expand NJ Drug Court Program Advances

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.

Call 811 Before Digging This Spring

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.

Ex-Director Of Hoboken Parking Utility Gets 7 Years For Role In Meter Theft Scheme

TRENTON – John P. Corea, the former director of the Hoboken Parking Utility, was sentenced to state prison today for his role in the theft of $600,000 by a Toms River contractor whose company was hired by the City of Hoboken to collect coins from city parking meters, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced. The contractor previously pleaded guilty.