TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Nicholas P. Scutari that would hold accountable in civil court child sex offenders and organizations that fail to appropriately respond to employees who commit sex crimes against children was approved Thursday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
TRENTON – A pair of bills sponsored by state Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak which would crack down on the illegal trade of tigers and prohibit inhumane ‘gestation crates’ which restrict pigs’ freedom of movement was approved by the Senate Thursday.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats to require the state to biannually distribute a letter to school districts reminding them of the requirement to enroll resident students regardless of immigration status was approved 64-13 Thursday by the Assembly.
UNION COUNTY — More than 100 adult students, tutors, friends and supporters of Literacy Volunteers of Union County gathered in celebration at the roll-out of “Connections Student Art and Literary Magazine” on June 6 in Westfield. Freeholders Alexander Mirabella and Bette Jane Kowalski were on hand for the festivities.
CARTERET — The Carteret Public Library will offer regular daily activities as part of its Summer Reading Program. There will also be some special events, which will be announced later.
PERTH AMBOY–There are more than 100 types of arthritis causing pain and swelling for many people, especially as they age. The key to effective treatment for sufferers is an accurate diagnosis.