STATE — NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives.
CLARK — On Nov. 15, students in Pre-K through Grade 8 at St. Agnes School in Clark recognized “I Love to Write Day.” On this day, many students across the country participated in various writing activities in order to promote the importance of writing in their daily lives.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — Kristina Gray of Rahway participated in the Marist College “Up ’til Dawn” fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Gray is a Marist College senior.
STATE – A New Jersey appeals court heard oral arguments today in a case filed by two animal protection groups to stop the state’s next black bear hunt, which is scheduled to begin Monday. A ruling is expected before the hunt begins.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Department of Health and Senior Services today announced the appointment of John H. O’Brien Jr., a 26-year veteran and retired lieutenant of the New Jersey State Police, as director of New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medicinal Marijuana program.
TRENTON – Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union) today announced he has introduced legislation to modernize the state’s marriage license requirements, which he says would give New Jersey’s tourism and hospitality industry a competitive advantage over states across the region and the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, Nov. 30, will be the final day for families, individuals, and businesses in New Jersey that suffered damages from Hurricane Irene from Aug. 27 through Sept. 5 to apply for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA).
CLARK — Clark Recreation hosted the Annual Tree & Menorah Lighting Winter Festival on Sunday, Nov. 27.
UTICA, N.Y.–An early binge of holiday gift shopping may not continue, as 35 percent of U.S. adults expect to spend less this year than in other years according to IBOPE Zogby interactive poll. Meanwhile one-half say their spending will be about the same as other years and just 7 percent expect to spend more.