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.
TRENTON – Employment in New Jersey edged higher in February by 3,700 jobs, as the state’s unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage point to 9.8 percent, according to figures released yesterday by the state labor department. The national rate was 9.7 percent.
TRENTON – Legislation to require police accident reports to include whether drivers were distracted at the time of an accident was approved 56-16-4 Monday by the Assembly.
TRENTON – A Senate Committee substitute for bills sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Loretta Weinberg, which would give adoptees in New Jersey access to medical history and birth records, was approved by the Senate Monday by a vote of 27-10.
BETHPAGE, N.Y. –– MSG Varsity and The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NY NATAS) have teamed up to present the first-ever MSG Varsity V Awards.
FREEHOLD – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez and Attorney General Paula T. Dow today announced the specifics of Kyleigh’s Law, a first in the nation initiative designed to help prevent senseless teen driver deaths and injuries, which begins May 1.
FRANKLIN LAKES – Former New York Mets and New York Yankees pitcher Dwight Gooden was charged with DWI yesterday morning, following a two-car accident in Franklin Lakes.
TRENTON – In a letter distributed Tuesday, Governor Chris Christie called on local school districts and education associations to come to the table to work together in finding cost savings and new efficiencies, spending reductions, and budget solutions that protect education in the classroom and prevent property tax increases.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will hold the first of 12 scheduled public hearings and information sessions beginning Thursday, March 25, to allow the public the opportunity to learn more about the proposed fare increases and service changes and offer comments before the plan is considered by the Board of Directors on April 14.
TRENTON—After spending most of the day hammering out the details, the state Assembly approved three bills reforming New Jersey’s pension and health benefits system on Monday. Gov. Chris Christie signed the bills into law Monday night.