When it comes to mountains, New Jersey has peak envy. There just isn’t anything in this state we’re in that compares to the majesty – or climbing challenges – presented by iconic mountain ranges like the Rockies. But it’s not the size of the mountain that matters; it’s how you use them. And the advent of the New Jersey 1K Club proves it.
If you watch FOX news and feel informed then you might like to know that in several tests performed as part of survey research, FOX viewers are more likely to have their facts wrong. For example, Iraq had nothing to do with 9-11 but FOX viewers think it did.
TRENTON – A law enforcement initiative to apprehend high risk fugitives resulted in more than 1,100 arrests, Attorney General Paula T. Dow, the state’s 21 county prosecutors, the State Police, the State Parole Board and a task force of federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies announced today.
EDISON – Gov. Chris Christie will come to Edison on Wednesday for a town hall-style meeting.
NEW BRUNSWICK — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the award of $16.8 million to support 27 Public Health Training Centers (PHTC) at schools of public health and other public or non-profit institutions across the country on Monday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Middlesex County Freeholder Mildred S. Scott announced Monday that $110,000 in grants have been awarded to 21 municipal police departments and to the Rutgers University police to develop educational and prevention programs to combat bias crimes.
TRENTON – Legislation to create a next-of-kin registry to be utilized to notify family when a loved one is incapacitated in a serious accident was released Monday by a Senate panel.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit public transportation operators from using a wireless telephone or electronic communication device while their vehicles are moving was advanced Monday by a Senate panel.
STATE – Over the weekend, New Jersey Transit announced that new work on a planned rail tunnel between New Jersey and New York would be suspended for 30 days.
CARTERET – Owen Ravino will talk about the development and history of coins at the Carteret Public Library on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m.
STATE — “Pest management professionals are using a variety of methods to deal with bed bug infestations these days,” says Leonard Douglen, Executive Director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association. “It’s a significant challenge because they are so small and there are millions, if not billions, of them in just the Tri-State area.”
CLARK — A variety of Bible studies are available at Osceola Church designed for the congregation and open to interested persons from the surrounding communities.
NEW BRUNSWICK – In poll after poll, Americans have voiced concern over the deterioration of civility in every corner of life, from angry discourse in the halls of Congress to cell phone use at the local movie theater. Even President Barack Obama has remarked on the need to maintain “a basic level of civility in our public debate.”