EDISON — Robert Oras of Edison, a retired law enforcement professional, was recently named to the Board of Trustees of Middlesex County College. He was appointed by the Governor’s Office.
TRENTON— In an attempt to jump start action on stalled legislation to prohibit cash payments to public employees for unused sick leave, Senator Joe Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) said he will submit new legislation designed to eliminate legal objections that have prevented Democrats from taking up the issue.
SHORT HILLS – The celebration of life for organ and tissue transplant recipients and the courageous acts of donor families were honored at NJ Sharing Network’s 25th anniversary dinner on April 12 at the Short Hills Hilton.
TRENTON — Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today marked the beginning of Air Quality Awareness Week, from April 30-May 5, by stressing the importance of a combined effort by government and the public to improve air quality in our state.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.71 per gallon yesterday, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.81 per gallon.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has honored ten individuals and organizations from across New Jersey with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by Mayor Dana Redd of Camden, New Jersey to present the awards to this year’s recipients at a ceremony at EPA’s offices in Manhattan.
SEA GIRT – Badges and certificates were awarded to 23 juvenile correction officers today by the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) as it graduated its 25th class of law enforcement officers.