TRENTON–Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin approved a black bear management policy that authorizes the state’s first black bear hunt since 2005 to deal with an overpopulation of bears and problems they are causing, especially in northern parts of New Jersey.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Almost five years after Hurricane Katrina, a new report reveals that New Jersey meets only one out of four minimum criteria for protecting children in disasters.
PERTH AMBOY – A suspect in a New York City armed robbery was arrested Monday after a Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department officer observed him driving erratically.
EDISON – A case of rabies in a raccoon within Edison Township was confirmed by the New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services Laboratory Wednesday.
ROGERS, Ark. — Just one week after a federal appeals court opened the door for foul language to be used freely on broadcast TV, an Arkansas company says they have a solution: Filter the words out on your own.
TRENTON – Four Assembly Democrats announced on Wednesday that they’ve introduced legislation intended to better protect victims of domestic violence and their children.
MATAWAN — Seats are filling up for the St. Jude’s charity bus tour of local ponds, fronds, and local gardens in Holmdel, Manasquan, Marlboro, Matawan, Middletown, Morganville, Neptune, Oakhurst, Old Bridge, Parlin, Princeton, Sea Girt, South Amboy, and West Long Branch.
CRANFORD — CancerCare of New Jersey will hold its annual Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk for Mom on Saturday, Oct. 2 at Nomahegan Park in Cranford. The 5K Run begins at 9 a.m.; the walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Registration begins one hour prior to scheduled walk/run.
SANDY HOOK–Getting answers about gaining access to New Jersey’s beaches and waterfronts will now be a lot simpler thanks to a new website launched by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium/New Jersey Sea Grant (NJMSC/NJSG).