STATE—The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey has announced that four scholarships are available to law school students seeking careers as prosecuting attorneys, and to police officers hoping to attend college to advance their careers in law enforcement.
STATE—Education Commissioner Bret Schundler today released the 2010 Comparative Spending Guide, an annual statistical report that details local school spending and ranks school districts in 14 spending categories.
TRENTON—The Department of Environmental Protection has lifted a temporary ban on shellfish harvesting in the waters of Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook Bay, the Navesink River and the Shrewsbury River, closed on March 17 because of pollution from a heavy rainfall during a nor’easter.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Marshals Service added Enrique Done to their 15 Most Wanted Fugitives list this week. Done is wanted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency in Newark, and has been charged for his alleged role as the leader of an international drug trafficking conspiracy.
CLARK – The impact of Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed cuts to school and municipal aid awards has gotten the headlines this week, but libraries will also be feeling the pinch under his budget plan.
STATE—The FBI has launched a new website to help in investigating and solving bank robberies.
STATE—New Jersey will receive $11.4 million in federal funds over the next four years to fund electronic health records projects that will allow hospitals, doctors and health insurance companies to share electronic medical records in real time over secure networks.
STATE – New Jersey motorists should be aware of a law to promote roadside safety that took effect last year.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program™ announced the April 1 launch of the federally funded appliance rebate program.
PARSIPPANY — Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation announced this week that its fourth annual Oral Health Education Initiative program for public and charter elementary schools in school districts formerly known as Abbott Districts is accepting applications through June 18.