TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit public transportation operators from using a wireless telephone or electronic communication device while their vehicles are moving received final legislative approval on Monday.
WEST TRENTON – What do you get when you put New Jersey’s top law enforcement leaders and national intelligence experts in the Northeast’s premier fusion center to talk about priorities? Essentially, you get the roadmap to fighting crime more effectively in tough economic times.
TRENTON – Legislation to reform and modernize New Jersey’s civil service system was approved by the full Assembly on Monday by a vote of 43 – 32.
TRENTON – Seven bills intended to aid New Jersey’s casino gaming and horse racing industries by – among other things – moving to sports gaming at casinos and racetracks, allowing Internet wagering by out-of-state residents on horse racing and expanding off-track wagering were approved Monday by the Assembly.
When Ben Franklin famously wrote, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” I’m pretty sure he wasn’t warning his readers about the perils of cyber crime. But in today’s world of phishing, shoulder-surfing and computer spyware, his advice hits home.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand that China is about to overtake the U.S. as the world’s largest global warming polluter. What is China doing to address this issue as well as its other environmental impacts as such a populous nation? — Sophie N., Andover, MA
WESTFIELD – The students and faculty of Therapeutic Massage and Training Center (TMTC) of Westfield recently helped ease the tension of at-risk youth re-entering the community by making a significant donation to Project Hope Chest of Community Access Unlimited (CAU).
STATE – If completing an endurance sporting event is on your life-list then The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training® (TNT) might be for you. TNT is recruiting participants now for a summer season of marathons, half marathons, triathlons, 100-mile (century) bicycle rides or hike adventures.
STATE — The nationally recognized annual program, Give Kids a Smile! National Dental Access Day, enters its 9th year here in New Jersey. On Friday, February 4, 2011, more than 1,300 volunteer dental professionals at 103 dental locations in New Jersey will treat low-income or uninsured children ages 12 and under at no charge.