WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Hurricane Earl moves toward Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and then up toward the East Coast of the United States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging all Americans in East Coast states to take steps now to prepare their families and businesses for hurricanes and severe weather.
TRENTON – Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono sent a letter to Governor Chris Christie requesting that he apologize for his “disparaging and partisan attack on federal education officials” following the state’s error on the Race to the Top education funding application.
TRENTON – With students returning to colleges and universities throughout New Jersey, Assembly Democrats Pamela R. Lampitt, Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Craig J. Coughlin are pushing legislation to ensure that colleges and universities have plans in place to address on-campus emergencies such as violent attacks or disease pandemics.
TRENTON – Two Hudson County men have been indicted for their alleged roles in an identity theft and insurance fraud scam, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Monday.
ABERDEEN –Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey & Philadelphia will host three days worth of grand opening festivities at its Aberdeen Store & Donation Center (228 Route 35 at Cliffwood Avenue) starting Wednesday, Sept. 1.
STATE – The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with PSEG Foundation and Praxair Foundation, reminds students, parents and teachers that free homework help is available to them at 109 public libraries through the popular Homework Help NJ program.
HAMILTON – More than 1 million New Jersey residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home for the Labor Day holiday weekend 2010; a increase of 9.6% compared to the 944,300 who traveled in 2009, AAA Mid-Atlantic projects.
TRENTON — Three members of an Atlantic County family were indicted today for their alleged roles in a scheme to stolen vehicles from New Jersey to the Republic of Ukraine via Elizabeth, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
STATE – Gov. Chris Christie fired state education commissioner Bret Schundler Friday morning following the controversy caused by the state’s failure to win $400 million in federal school funding due in part to an error on the application.
NEWARK — Vicente Esteves, 37, of Manalapan, was sentenced to a 25 year state prison term in connection with his role as the head of an international narcotics trafficking and money laundering enterprise which was based in Manalapan Township, officials announced Friday.