TRENTON — The Department of Environmental Protection has adopted rules requiring reductions in sulfur content for home heating oil and other types of fuel oil used in the state, Commissioner Bob Martin announced Tuesday.
NEWARK – Superior Court Judge John F. Malone has ordered an Indiana-based company to pay New Jersey $67,321.50 after finding the company offered for sale and/or sold yo-yo waterballs to consumers here despite a 2008 state law banning the potentially hazardous toys.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey men and a resident of Ghana have been indicted for their alleged roles in a multi-county automobile theft ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Tuesday.
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.