State News

Seminar Offers Heartburn Relief Information

NEWARK—Do reflux or heartburn affect the way you live? Do you have to limit what you eat and drink and manage how late at night you eat, as well as portion size? Are you concerned about the long-term adverse effects or costs of daily anti-reflux medications?

New Drivers Reminded That Decal Requirement Begins On Saturday

TRENTON – Permit and Probationary License holders under the age of 21, and their parents or guardians, are reminded that Kyleigh’s Law, which requires the use of license plate decals, will take effect Saturday, May 1.

NJ Attorney General Revises AMBER Alert Plan

STATE—Attorney General Paula T. Dow today announced a revised AMBER Alert plan designed to provide law enforcement officials with clear criteria to determine when they should activate the emergency broadcast system to seek public assistance in locating a child who was recently abducted and is believed to be in danger, including family abductions.

Stars To Come Out For NJ Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

NEWARK—The stars will shine brightly as 15 New Jersey legends are celebrated at the third annual New Jersey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 2 at NJPAC in Newark. Governor Chris Christie and First Lady Mary Pat Christie are co-chairs of the event, which has become New Jersey’s version of the Academy Awards.

New Jersey GDL Changes Quickly Approaching

STATE — AAA Clubs of New Jersey remind all new drivers that as of May 1, changes to the Graduated Drivers’ license (GDL) law are in effect. The new law addresses some of the biggest dangers to young drivers in their first year of driving.

Be Cautious When Hiring Contractors To Repair Flood Damage

SOMERSET—“Be alert to anyone who claims to be a FEMA representative and is seeking or offering services but cannot produce a FEMA identification (ID) badge,” says FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer William L.Vogel.