New Jersey’s state parks are getting greener. Fourteen are scheduled for energy-efficient capital improvements. Greener energy in the parks means a greener environment … and more of the other kind of green left in taxpayer pockets.
SPOTSWOOD – At an appearance in Spotswood yesterday, Gov. Chris Christie proposed cutting school superintendents’ salaries to help taxpayers save money.
TRENTON –A former NJ Transit police officer was sentenced to five years in state prison today for possessing nearly four pounds of marijuana in his car which he intended to sell, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
STATE – New Jersey’s Division of Taxation began mailing out 2009 property tax reimbursement checks to seniors this week.
CLARK – Kenneth Knops took over as the superintendent of Clark’s public school district this month, after serving in the same role in Branchburg’s school district.
TRENTON – Five lucky New Jersey Lottery players have won the Mega Millions third prize of $10,000 for the Tuesday, July 13 drawing, Carole Hedinger, acting executive director of the New Jersey Lottery, announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and the Treasury issued new regulations this week, requiring new private health plans to cover evidence-based preventive services and eliminate cost sharing requirements for such services.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city council is expected to vote on a replacement for the late Councilman Russell Stillwagon next week.
TRENTON – Police agencies throughout New Jersey will be participating this summer in a pedestrian safety enforcement and education program designed to increase awareness about safely sharing the road.
SUMMIT – The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Hospital celebrated the progress made in cancer survivorship at events throughout the month of June with a mix of reflection on survivors’ experiences and looking forward to more birthdays and longer lives.
NEW BRUNSWICK– The U.S. is quickly losing ground as a leader in medical innovation and must embrace a public policy agenda to create jobs, cure chronic disease and ensure state and national competitiveness well into the future, a group of public and private sector leaders told a gathering of innovators and health officials at the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey in Piscataway and at Cooper University Hospital in Camden Thursday.
NEWARK—A federal grand jury indicted Nevin Shapiro, former owner and chief executive officer of Capitol Investments USA Inc. (Capitol), Wednesday for allegedly overseeing a $880 million Ponzi scheme linked to his purported wholesale grocery distribution business, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
UNION — The Salem Roadhouse Cafe at Townley Presbyterian Church, 829 Salem Road, Union, will host a special fundraiser show for the Haiti earthquake victims.