TRENTON – Following the State Comptroller’s release of a scathing audit of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority yesterday, Turnpike Authority Chairman James Simpson and Executive Director Ronnie Hakim outlined a series of reform measures the agency is implementing to combat abuse and improve efficiency in accordance with best public agency practices.
ELIZABETH — A Summit man arrested in January and charged with attempting to lure a Berkeley Heights girl, pleaded guilty on Monday, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – It may seem early to think about snowstorms, but highway safety and law enforcement officials are reminding New Jersey motorists that a new law goes into effect today requiring that all ice and snow be removed from a vehicle before traveling on New Jersey’s roadways. Failure to do so can result in a citation and fine.
STATE — New Jersey drivers favor some additional requirements for new drivers. According to a study by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, co-sponsored by the state’s Division of Highway Traffic Safety, five of six Garden State drivers (83%) support requiring teenagers to log 50 practice hours with an experienced driver before getting a license.
TRENTON – Monday, Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) introduced legislation to require cell phone companies to disable a cell phone’s global positioning system (GPS) function at the customer’s request – a concern highlighted by a recent Wall Street Journal article reporting on instances of misusing cell phone tracking technology.
TRENTON – Senator Nicholas P. Scutari (D-Union) introduced a measure on Monday challenging the Christie Administration’s proposed rules for implementing the state’s medical marijuana law, saying they run far afoul of the law’s intent.
TRENTON — With the days getting shorter and white-tail deer entering their annual rut, officials with the Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife are cautioning motorists to be especially alert while driving to avoid collisions with the animals.
Oct. 4 at 11:30 a.m. – Officer John Ehling investigated a report of criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, which was parked at 1210 Cellar Avenue.
LINDEN — The Children’s Room of the Linden Public Library will be holding a free concert for children who live in Linden on Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
ANNAPOLIS, Md.- U.S. Naval Academy admissions officials invite all interested middle and high school students to attend an admissions information forum in Newark on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 8 to 11 a.m.
UNION — The Union Public Library will feature “Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft” to be presented by a member of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service Fraud Team, on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.
MOUNTAINSIDE – With less than three months remaining in the calendar year, individual taxpayers are encouraged to double check their federal withholding now to make sure they are having enough taxes taken out of their pay.