LAKEWOOD — Donald Johansen, a Toms River resident and executive director of Harrogate, a life care continuing care retirement community, was recently appointed to the secretary position for the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce.
TRENTON – Three people were sentenced to state prison today for their roles in a drug ring that shipped more than 500 pounds of marijuana, worth approximately $1 million, from Arizona to New Jersey using UPS and FedEx, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
BRIDGEWATER – State and local officials gathered here today to draw attention to New Jersey’s Move Over law that requires motorists to move over if safe to do so when they approach an emergency vehicle stopped on the side of the road.
ELIZABETH — State Sen. Raymond Lesniak is calling for Hillary Clinton to be President Obama’s Vice Presidential running mate instead of Joe Biden, who is 69, and he will be making a television appearance this weekend to explain why.
NEWARK – A Georgia man who froze the operations of a New Jersey pharmaceutical company where he had worked by hacking into its computer network and deleting portions of it was sentenced today to 41 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Jon Corzine, a one-time wizard of the financial world, testified Thursday he doesn’t know where a billion dollars in investor funds went in the collapse of MF Global, the investment firm he ran until last month.
TRENTON – Legislation to create specialized care nursing facilities for the treatment and care of patients with Huntington’s Disease was advanced Thursday by a Senate panel.
TRENTON – Legislation that would revamp the emergency medical services system in New Jersey was cleared out of the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee on Thursday.
TRENTON – The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee unanimously approved legislation that would aid certain ex-offenders in gaining employment.
HILLSIDE — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey has earned extremely high grades in Forbes’ 200 Largest Charities List for 2011.