NEWARK – Former Elizabeth Public Schools Equipment Manager Robert Firestone admitted Wednesday that he conspired to defraud the school system through fraudulent business practices for his personal gain, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – The New Jersey State Library, local libraries and school libraries from across the state have partnered with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to encourage readers to “Read Like a Library Champion” by giving them the opportunity to win tickets to IZOD Center events by logging in the books they read at www.njlibrarychampions.org.
TRENTON—The New Jersey State Board of Education marked School Board Recognition Month on Wednesday by approving a resolution that commends the hard work and dedication of the state’s nearly 4,800 local school board members.
TRENTON – This week, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission completed the rollout of its initial sports-theme license plate offerings with the introduction of plates honoring the area’s three NFL teams: the New York Giants, the New York Jets and the Philadelphia Eagles.
STATE – New Jersey residents should expect more snow on Friday. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is closely monitoring the approaching storm and is anticipating snow showers throughout portions of New Jersey’s southern, central and northern counties.
TRENTON — New Jersey residents must recycle old TVs, computers and computer monitors – items known collectively as electronic waste, or e-waste as required by the Electronic Waste Management Act, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said.
STATE – It’s no secret to drivers. Gas prices are going up. New Jersey joined 30 other states and Washington D.C., overnight, reaching a statewide $3.00 average for the first time since March of 2008 for a gallon of regular serve, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.
STATE – Although he was criticized for vacationing in Florida while Garden State residents dealt with the worst winter storm in recent memory, Gov. Chris Christie still remains popular with Republicans.
TRENTON – The Department of Transportation announced Monday that New Jersey state government will be accepting claims for reimbursement of reasonable towing costs from motorists whose automobiles – due to circumstances beyond their control – were stranded on state highways and towed during the recent winter blizzard.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week released guidance recommending that schools take steps to reduce potential exposures to PCBs from older fluorescent lighting fixtures.