NEWARK – A public hearing will be held Monday, July 11, as a necessary step to make New Jersey’s ban on designer drugs labeled as “bath salts” permanent, according to Thomas R. Calcagni, acting director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
SPRINGFIELD–The Spring International Film Festival concludes at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, May 19. The library will screen The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) at noon and 6:45 p.m.
MONROE – Gov. Chris Christie will hold a town hall meeting in Monroe tomorrow afternoon, his 17th of the year.
WEST TRENTON–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is urging state residents to monitor weather conditions over the next several days. A slow-moving, low-pressure system is expected to generate large amounts of rainfall in some areas, particularly in the northern part of the state. The heaviest rainfall is expected tonight into Wednesday. Flooding could continue in some areas through Friday.
TRENTON – New Jersey tax revenue is running ahead of the original projections, though there is disagreement over just how much.
TRENTON — As part of an ongoing campaign by New Jersey’s Divisions of Alcoholic Beverage Control and Highway Traffic Safety, New Jersey officials today reminded students that prom and graduation seasons are meant to be enjoyed while staying safe and sober.
LINDEN – A 20-year-old Elizabeth man was stabbed outside a Linden convenience store on Friday evening, according to police.
STATE – A non-profit transportation advocacy group expressed concerns about New Jersey’s spending priorities in an analysis of the Department of Transportation’s 2012 capital program released this week
LARK – Construction is planned on Valley Road from the Parkway Circle to Walnut Avenue this week, weather permitting. The project is expected to take approximately three days to complete.