NEW YORK, N.Y. – Following a decade of steady declines, a new report released Wednesday shows disturbing trends in teen drug and alcohol use since 2008.
STATE – More than half of New Jersey voters believe that Gov. Chris Christie is doing a good job, according to a newly-released poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind. Fifty-one percent approve of the way Christie is doing his job, while 41 percent disapprove.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the New Jersey Clean Communities Council, is seeking organizations and individuals to help keep New Jersey’s beaches clean through the Adopt a Beach Program.
STATE — Injuries and unexpected accidents can happen at home, at work or at play, but New Jersey Health and Senior Services Acting Commissioner Mary O’Dowd says that making one positive change a day can lead to a safer life.
TRENTON –Commissioner James Simpson kicked off New Jersey Department of Transportation’s participation in National Work Zone Awareness Week Tuesday, urging motorists to contribute to a safe highway construction season by taking it slow through work zones.
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.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities’ Clean Energy Program™ is helping residents with their spring cleaning. All it takes is the decision to part ways with that second refrigerator or freezer and you can make a little extra money, save more money through lower electric bills and create extra garage or basement space.
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.”
NEWARK –The U.S. Attorney’s Office has begun a review of a number of hotels and casinos in Atlantic City to determine whether they are being operated in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced today.
RAHWAY — Lisa McCormick, the Democrats for Change candidate for state Senate from Rahway, says America should make corporate tax dodgers pay their fair share to take part of the burden off middle class working people.