FAIR LAWN – Columbia Bank has been awarded the New Jersey Bankers Association Community Service Award in recognition of their charitable support and volunteer effort benefiting New Jersey communities.
NEWARK – A public hearing will be held Monday, July 11, as a necessary step to make New Jersey’s ban on designer drugs labeled as “bath salts” permanent, according to Thomas R. Calcagni, acting director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
WEST TRENTON–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is urging state residents to monitor weather conditions over the next several days. A slow-moving, low-pressure system is expected to generate large amounts of rainfall in some areas, particularly in the northern part of the state. The heaviest rainfall is expected tonight into Wednesday. Flooding could continue in some areas through Friday.
TRENTON – New Jersey tax revenue is running ahead of the original projections, though there is disagreement over just how much.
TRENTON — As part of an ongoing campaign by New Jersey’s Divisions of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Highway Traffic Safety, New Jersey officials today reminded students that prom and graduation seasons are meant to be enjoyed while staying safe and sober.
STATE – A non-profit transportation advocacy group expressed concerns about New Jersey’s spending priorities in an analysis of the Department of Transportation’s 2012 capital program released this week
STATE –Today is the last day to register to vote in the June 7 primary elections.
TRENTON – Commuters in New Jersey and throughout the country are being encouraged by a national bicycling advocacy group to leave their cars at home and if practical, bike to work this week.
POMONA – Nearly two-thirds of likely New Jersey voters have a favorable or somewhat favorable view of President Barack Obama, according to a Stockton/Zogby poll commissioned by the William J. Hughes Center of Public Policy at Stockton College.
STATE — The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in New Jersey for 2010. Michael and Isabella topped the list.