TRENTON – Legislation Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono and Senator Diane Allen sponsored to combat harassment, intimidation and bullying among students was today released by a Senate committee.
ELIZABETH — Police have arrested a 17-year-old suspect in connection with the shooting death of a 34-year-old Elizabeth woman, authorities said.
TRENTON – An Assembly committee will consider anti-bullying legislation today. The hearing will be streamed live at: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/media/live_audio.asp.
NEWARK – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers intercepted a woman arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport last month who allegedly had over 30 pounds of cocaine concealed within her checked luggage, officials said.
CARTERET — On Veterans Day, Mayor Dan Reiman and members of FMBA Local #67 welcomed Carteret seniors to the borough’s Community Center for a fire safety workshop and dinner.
CLARK – The Firehouse Eatery & Pub, located at 455 St. Georges Avenue in Rahway, will host a benefit dinner and tricky tray auction for Eryka Underwood on Sunday, Nov. 28, from 3-7 p.m.
UTICA, N.Y. – Voters want government spending cuts, but they’re not calling for them across the board.
STATE – A state audit of a weatherization assistance program administered by the Department of Community Affairs revealed that just a fraction of federal grant money had been spent and that cost controls were not being implemented.
TRENTON — Squirrels aren’t the only ones focused on acorns this fall. At the Department of Environmental Protection’s Forest Nursery in Jackson, foresters and staff are hard at work collecting and sorting this year’s acorn crop in preparation for growing the next generation of oaks — trees that one day will spread shade, oxygen, and beauty across New Jersey.