NEWARK – State Division of Consumer Affairs investigators, during an unannounced sweep of urban discount stores conducted this month, discovered holiday lights, decorations and other electrical items that bear counterfeit labels of the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) testing organization and may pose risks to consumers.
NEWARK – The former director of construction for P.C. Richard & Son Corporation was sentenced to five months in prison and five months of home confinement for accepting $80,000 in bribes from a New Jersey-based construction company, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Monday.
STATE — As Christmas quickly approaches, the New Jersey Division of the Salvation Army is experiencing a severe drop in donations. Kettle donations are down. Cash donations are down. However, requests for assistance are significantly up. And, the cost to provide services to the needy has skyrocketed in past years.
STATE – New Jersey’s supreme court has stepped in to monitor real estate foreclosure proceedings.
TRENTON– Today, Gov. Chris Christie announced the selection of Christopher Cerf as his nominee for New Jersey Education Commissioner.
STATE – AAA Mid-Atlantic projections indicate that over 2.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home for Christmas and New Year’s, a 2.6% increase compared to the 2009 holiday season.
STATE –Environmentalists oppose two bills sponsored by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano that they say will weaken environmental standards and muzzle opportunities for public input on state regulations.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is reminding customers of upcoming agency and inspection station closings during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
TRENTON–Winter is coming soon, and that means snow, frozen ponds and wind chills hovering around zero. Before spending anytime outdoors in these conditions, the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services urges everyone to properly prepare themselves for the cold weather and be alert to hypothermia and frostbite – two common winter health hazards.
TRENTON — The Legislature should wait until a report studying the effectiveness of New Jersey’s defunct tax credits for movie companies is completed before resuscitating the program, Assemblyman David W. Wolfe, said Thursday.