State News

State Police Conduct Field Exercise

UNION COUNTY — The New Jersey State Police, the NJ State Police Office of Emergency Management, and emergency response and emergency management agencies will be conducting a multi-day, full scale exercise to test first responder deployment and response capabilities in New Jersey’s Urban Area Security Initiative region.

Spencer Savings Bank Contributes $8,500 To Benefit Children With Muscular Dystrophy

ELMWOOD PARK–Spencer Savings Bank, a mutually-owned community savings bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, raised a total of $8,500 to benefit children suffering from Muscular Dystrophy through its participation in the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)’s 28th annual St. Patrick’s Day fundraising campaign, “Shamrocks Against Dystrophy.”

NJ Forms Nuclear Review Task Force

TRENTON – The state Department of Environmental Protection announced the formation of a task force that will conduct an assessment of operations and emergency preparedness plans for the New Jersey’s four nuclear generating facilities. The review will determine whether any early lessons from the ongoing nuclear emergency in Japan could enhance New Jersey’s current nuclear response protocols.