STATE – Thousands of New Jersey residents remain without power as a result of Saturday’s unusual autumn snowstorm. PSE&G advises parents to exercise extreme caution if they allow their children to go trick-or-treating today because of the number of downed wires in areas.
NEWARK—NJIT will co-host with the New Jersey United States Marine Corps Reserve Association a daylong cyber-terrorism symposium looking at proactive approaches to counter-terrorism. The event, set for Saturday Nov. 5, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the NJIT Campus Center will feature George Johnson, the chief security officer of NC4 and the founder and chief information officer of the ESP Group as the keynote speaker.
TRENTON – Two men pleaded guilty today in connection with a joint investigation by the Division of Criminal Justice and Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor into alleged extortion of money from dock workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
WEST TRENTON – The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service, will be monitoring a major coastal storm expected to impact the state on Saturday. State emergency management officials anticipate coastal flooding, frost and freeze warnings, wind conditions, snow in the north and northwest counties, and rain elsewhere.
TRENTON — The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey went to court this week to argue that the New Jersey’s Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is violating the rights of Occupy Trenton protesters.
NEPTUNE-Less than two months into the New Jersey hurricane recovery efforts more than $200 million in assistance has been approved, announced state and federal officials.
Blood Drive • Oct. 28 from 1 – 7 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.
TRENTON – The Joint Budget Oversight Committee today approved a request to issue $1.3 billion in bonds to fund transportation projects across the state as part of Gov. Chris Christie’s 5-year transportation capital plan.
TRENTON – An Israeli citizen living in Brooklyn, N.Y., admitted today to brokering three illegal kidney transplants for payments of $120,000 or more before he was caught conspiring to organize another black market sale, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — The Sierra Club has announced its endorsements for New Jersey State Legislature candidates running in the Nov. 8 election. “We believe the legislators we endorsed for re-election have done more to help protect New Jersey’s air water and…