AAA Study Finds That Parents Consider Most Teens Unprepared For Driving

STATE—In advance of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 17-23), the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released the first naturalistic study using in vehicle cameras to capture teenage drivers and their parents during their supervised driving phase.

Linden Police Blotter

Sept. 17 at 8:47 p.m. – Officers responded to Verizon Communications, 315 S. Park Ave. to investigated a reported theft of copper wire. After a three-week investigation by Detective Kevin Mikolajczyk, police charged Carteret resident Frantz M. Davinson, 40, with fourth-degree criminal trespass on private property.

Marina Operators Stepping Up To Protect New Jersey’s Waters

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection and New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium have added 11 marinas to the state’s Clean Marina program. The number of these facilities certified as using best management practices to protect New Jersey’s marine resources now stands at 40.

NJ Awards $3.5 Million To Law Enforcement Agencies For Bullet-Resistant Vests

TRENTON –The Division of Criminal Justice is distributing $3.5 million to over 500 New Jersey law enforcement agencies to purchase or replace body armor vests for their officers, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Wednesday.

Clark Residents Enjoy 4th Annual Italian American Feast

CLARK — The Clark chapter of UNICO held its 4th annual Italian American Feast during the three-day Columbus weekend. The feast consisted of many of your favorite Italian foods, rides, games, novelty vendors, entertainment, raffles and so much more.

Women’s Center Plans Anniversary Dinner

ELIZABETH — Josephine’s Place is sponsoring its 7th Anniversary Dinner Dance on Thursday, Nov. 11, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. A donation of $150 per person or a table of ten for $1,500 includes cocktail hour, dinner and live musical entertainment.