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.
STATE – Two Newark city councilmen, a state senator and the mayor of Irvington will face off in the June Democratic Primary to determine who will replace the late U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, who died last month.
STATE — Regarding a case decided today by the U.S. Supreme Court that originated in the Garden State, U.S. voters say strip searching shouldn’t be for everyone who winds up in jail.