STATE — Former Gov. Donald T. DiFrancesco allegedly accosted a female lobbyist and sought sexual attentions from her, according to a lawsuit filed against the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce by a former employee of that organization.
NEPTUNE — With this week’s seasonal winds and rain and the impending arrival of winter, New Jersey homeowners should ensure that their home-heating systems are in good working order. This is especially true of systems that may have been damaged by Hurricane Irene and the resulting floods.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Education announced that more than 3,000 families will be able to select the public school option that best fits their children’s needs in the 2012-2013 school year.
TRENTON – The Division of Criminal Justice obtained indictments charging the alleged head, three suppliers and eight others in connection with a narcotics network linked to the Bloods street gang that was dealing heroin and cocaine in two violent Newark neighborhoods, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced today.
STATE — The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters (NJLCV) announced endorsements in the November 2011 state legislative elections last week.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced Thursday that New Jersey has signed on as a member of a network of states in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic region that will collaborate on a plan to promote electric vehicles and vehicles that use alternative fuels such as natural gas and bio-fuels to help improve air quality throughout the region.
NEPTUNE — At the request of the state, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is extending the registration deadline for renters, homeowners and business owners who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira, 33, of Newark, was killed in Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, the Department of Defense announced this afternoon.
STATE – New Jersey politicians reacted to the death of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi today when revolutionary forces overwhelmed his hometown of Sirte, the last major site of resistance following the fall of Gadhafi’s regime.
TRENTON – Even though New Jersey shed 11,100 jobs in September, the state’s unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage points to 9.2 percent, moving closer to the national unemployment rate of 9.1 percent, according to figures released today.