TRENTON – Yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie announced that he is making $195,000 available for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to partner with the New Jersey Building and Construction Trades Council’s Helmets to Hardhats program.
Disciplinary oversight of New Jersey’s 70,000 attorneys is governed by a multi-tiered system. The New Jersey Supreme Court is the final arbiter of attorney discipline. Through the Rules of Professional Conduct and decisional law, the Court has established the highest standards for the members of the bar.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears professional baseball team welcomed back a former pitcher in a new role, hiring Matt Smith as the team’s new general manager.
An amazing piece of New Jersey’s colonial history was just saved by an agreement between the state Department of Environmental Protection and Mercer County. The Petty’s Run archeological site at the State House in Trenton will not be reburied, as was proposed, and will instead be interpreted for the public.
JERSEY CITY – Proud of his Latino heritage and eager to highlight the important legacy and achievements of Hispanic New Jerseyans, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, will host his Second Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at New Jersey City University, in Jersey City.
WESTFIELD – CONTACT We Care, a New Jersey-based nonprofit dedicated to crisis intervention suicide prevention through its telephone hotline, has named Joanne Oppelt of South Plainfield executive director. Oppelt will replace interim executive director Melanie Lester.
STATE – The Have It Your Way® Foundation today announced it has awarded over $1.4 million in scholarships to a total of 1,258 deserving students nationwide as part of the 11th annual Burger King® Scholars Program.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The NBA has indefinitely postponed player training camps for the 2011-12 season because a new collective bargaining agreement has not been reached with the National Basketball Players Association. Training camps were scheduled to open on Monday, Oct. 3.
ELIZABETH — The Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, one of the top wound healing centers in the United States, received the Robert Warriner III, MD, “Center of Excellence” award from Diversified Clinical Services (DCS) in recognition of its excellent clinical results. The award salutes Trinitas for exceeding DCS’s benchmarks in Healing Outcomes, Patient Satisfaction, Outlier Management, and Clinical Performance.