State News

Blood Supply Takes Double Hit: Hospital Demand Up, Donation Rates Down

STATE — New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving more than 20 million people in the metropolitan area, is calling upon its communities to participate in scheduled group blood drives, in light of the very tight inventories of blood – at or below the two-day “safety level.”

Little Endorsed By American Association Of Physicians And Surgeons

NEW BRUNSWICK – Conservative Republican Congressional candidate Anna Little will be endorsed by the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) at an event sponsored by the Republican Indian Committee tonight.

DEP Engages Public In Development Of E-Waste Recycling Rules

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection is soliciting preliminary comments on rules the department has drafted for development of a statewide system of recycling of computers and TVs generated as waste by consumers.

NJ TRANSIT Offers Bus Schedules Via Text Message

NEWARK — NJ TRANSIT customers now have unprecedented access to bus schedule information while on the go, thanks to the launch of the agency’s “My Bus” system, which enables travelers to find out when the next bus is arriving at more than 19,000 bus stops all over New Jersey.

Drought Watch Lifted For Most Of New Jersey

TRENTON — DEP Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced the lifting of a statewide drought watch for most of New Jersey, with the exception of the Coastal North region that includes nearly all of Monmouth County and northern Ocean County.