Extreme Energy Solutions fined $1.1 million for sale of unregistered stock

NEWARK – The New Jersey Bureau of Securities has ordered Extreme Energy Solutions, Inc. (“EES”) and its president and CEO, Samuel K. Burlum, to pay a $1.1 million civil penalty after finding that Burlum and the company engaged in the…

New Jersey boy died from EV-D68

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that Eli Waller, a New Jersey boy, died after he was infected with enterovirus 68. “He was asymptomatic and fine, and the next morning he had passed,” said Jeffrey Plunkett, the Hamilton Township…

Navy’s newest admiral is a New Jersey native

A woman raised in the Jersey shore community of Lafayette is the newest rear admiral in the U.S. Navy. Rear Admiral Linnea J. Sommer-Weddington was promoted during a ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, California, Oct. 4. “Becoming a flag officer…

Lesniak protecting wild elephant population

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Raymond Lesniak, who authored the first state law in the country banning the importation and sale of ivory products, will lead a rally in the nation’s capitol on Saturday calling for a national ban on the commercial…

Sexual abuse allegation sidelines Short Hills pastor 

Monsignor George Trabold has stepped down from St. Rose of Lima in Millburn, where he has been pastor for the past 16 years, while the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark investigates an allegation of child sexual abuse in a Bergenfield parish 40 years…

United States responds to Ebola

The White House released this statement concerning the United States’  response since Ebola was reported in West Africa in March 2014: Since the first cases of Ebola were reported in West Africa in March 2014, the United States has mounted a whole-of-government…

Awareness of life-saving techniques has increased

As New Jerseyans become more health conscious, they also have gained an appreciation for the importance of learning to perform two potentially life-saving techniques, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the Heimlich maneuver. The latest Rutgers-Eagleton Health Series poll finds that since…