NEW BRUNSWICK — Pockets soon will be flipped inside-out and couch cushions turned upside down as youngsters begin their hunt for pocket change to support the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) Foundation as part of the “Quarters for the Cure” Campaign.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New Jersey and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe storm on Oct. 29.
STATE – Dec. 1 marks the 24th anniversary of World AIDS Day – a time to reflect on the impact of HIV/AIDS and advancements in its treatment. Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd also took the opportunity to encourage everybody to learn their HIV status and take steps to improve one’s health.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced a new weapon in the annual fight to clear snow and ice from state highways and keep motorists safe throughout the winter.
TRENTON – A Republican lawmaker plans to introduce legislation tomorrow to require witnesses of child sexual abuse to notify law enforcement officials.
TRENTON–Acting Governor Kim Guadagno and Labor Commissioner Hal Wirths today launched a new job-search engine at the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Jobs4Jersey.com to help workers find jobs.
STATE — NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives.
STATE – A New Jersey appeals court heard oral arguments today in a case filed by two animal protection groups to stop the state’s next black bear hunt, which is scheduled to begin Monday. A ruling is expected before the hunt begins.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Department of Health and Senior Services today announced the appointment of John H. O’Brien Jr., a 26-year veteran and retired lieutenant of the New Jersey State Police, as director of New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medicinal Marijuana program.
TRENTON – Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) today announced he has introduced legislation to modernize the state’s marriage license requirements, which he says would give New Jersey’s tourism and hospitality industry a competitive advantage over states across the region and the country.