School Colors Should Always Include Green

Environmental problems often result from millions of small decisions. It’s no surprise, then, that the inverse may be true: many small, positive actions can add up to a healthier environment. As kids head back to school, the transition into a new daily routine is a great time to go greener!

State Colleges Need Opportunity to Control Workers Compensation

“Doing more with less” is a recurring theme these days for families and businesses. It’s also true for New Jersey’s state colleges and universities. Step one is figuring out what you’re spending in the first place. In the case of the state colleges, their workers compensation costs are a surprisingly large expense.

FEMA Advises East Coast Residents To Prepare For Hurricane Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Hurricane Earl moves toward Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and then up toward the East Coast of the United States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging all Americans in East Coast states to take steps now to prepare their families and businesses for hurricanes and severe weather.

Hillside Man Accused Of Killing His Wife

ELIZABETH — Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Hillside man earlier this morning and charged him with murdering his wife several hours earlier in Elizabeth, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.

Senate Democrats Call For Christie To Apologize

TRENTON – Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono sent a letter to Governor Chris Christie requesting that he apologize for his “disparaging and partisan attack on federal education officials” following the state’s error on the Race to the Top education funding application.

Lawmakers Are Pushing Colleges To Develop Plans For On-Campus Emergencies

TRENTON – With students returning to colleges and universities throughout New Jersey, Assembly Democrats Pamela R. Lampitt, Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Craig J. Coughlin are pushing legislation to ensure that colleges and universities have plans in place to address on-campus emergencies such as violent attacks or disease pandemics.