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Correctional Officer at Northern State Prison Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Drugs to Inmate

TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a suspended senior correctional police officer at Northern State Prison in Newark, N.J., pleaded guilty today to smuggling fentanyl and marijuana to an inmate in the prison... Read more →

Kean: Our Fight for One-Seat Ride on Raritan Valley Line Has Yielded Results

WESTFIELD NJ (October 14, 2019)--Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean said years of work across multiple administrations has resulted in today’s announcement by Governor Murphy of weekday off-peak, one-seat-ride train service to Manhattan on NJ Transit’s... Read more →

DEP Lauches Initiative to Help Communities Combat "Dirty Dirt"

PREVENT ILLEGAL DUMPING OF FILL MATERIAL TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has launched a new campaign to help municipalities and communities manage fill material -- soils trucked in for developments under... Read more →

Bubba’s Beds for Shelter Friends Donates 100 Dog Beds

(Gloucester Township, NJ)(October 11, 2019)-– Through a generous grant from Bubba’s Beds for Shelter Friends, 100 dogs currently awaiting adoption won’t be sleeping on a cement floor tonight. One hundred Kuranda beds, a special type... Read more →

New Test Diagnoses Lyme Disease within 15 Minutes

Rapid diagnostic test for Lyme disease matches and outperforms standard testing approaches; could be used in a clinician’s office Newswise — New York, NY—October 14, 2019—Some 300,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Lyme... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Falls County Texas Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones

Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones Falls County Sheriff's Office, Texas End of Watch Friday, October 11, 2019 Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones was struck and killed by a vehicle as he and the chief of the Riesel... Read more →

How to Ensure Children are Provided the Tools for Maximum Protection

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 13, 2019)--Protecting your children from dangerous situations is a top priority for parents. The good news is that there are many simple ways to teach children how to stay safe. In addition to... Read more →

NJ Parks, Forest, Historic Sites to Provide Treats and Frights for Halloween Visitors

TRENTON – From mummy duck races to multiple trick-or-treating events and spooky Jersey Devil stories, a frightfully diverse array of Halloween-themed events for children and adults is available this month at state parks, forests and... Read more →

Sarah Bartholomew of Medford named a Jackson Center Scholar at CCU

CONWAY, SC (10/13/2019)-- Seven Coastal Carolina University students were selected as scholars for the Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values. The Jackson Center aims to cultivate ethical awareness within the University and surrounding community.... Read more →

Philadelphia Department of Public Health Alert

Public Possibly Exposure to Measles in Philadelphia International Airport Harrisburg, PA (October 11, 2019)--–Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine and Philadelphia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley today alerted residents who visited the... Read more →

Maryland Fishing Report Oct. 9: Fish Will Be More Active With Cooler Temperatures

October 9, 2019 By Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources Sarah Chlebnikow is all smiles after catching her first northern snakehead. Photo by Barry Browning Pleasant daytime temperatures make ideal conditions for taking our... Read more →

Public Health Alert: Hepatitis A Case Confirmed in Paterson, NJ

PATERSON, NJ--The New Jersey Department of Health is working with the Paterson Department of Health to notify residents about one confirmed case of hepatitis A in a food handler employed at Brother’s Produce located at... Read more →

Unfinished Business: Women Running in 2018 and Beyond

A Report from the Center for American Women and Politics Gender disparities in American politics were not upended in a single cycle, but the 2018 election marked sites of progress as well as persistent hurdles... Read more →

GUEST OPINION: Democratic Candidates Fail The Religion Test

October 11, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what Democratic candidates for president had to say about religious liberty in the October 10 televised debate: There was a time, not long ago, when... Read more →

Virtua surgeon earns exceptional credential in weight-loss medicine

Marlton, N.J.—A Virtua physician has earned an uncommon designation from a prestigious medical organization. Gaurav Sharma, MD, is one of only six N.J. physicians—and among just 117 in the United States and Canada—to be named... Read more →

Rutgers Study: Chinese American Men who Smoke at Great Risk of Lung Cancer

Newswise — NEW BRUNSWICK (Oct. 11, 2019) –– Cigarette smoking has long been known to cause lung cancer, but older Chinese American men are at an even greater risk. That knowledge prompted researchers at Rutgers... Read more →

State Police Unions Offer $10,000 to Increase Reward for Information Leading to Bridgeton City Child

¡Atención, traducción en español abajo! The New Jersey State Police Unions have collectively offered an additional $10,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of Dulce Alavez, 5, from Bridgeton City, N.J., who has been... Read more →

$400K in Counterfeit Luxury Watches Seized by Philadelphia Custom & Border Protection

PHILADELPHIA PA (October 11, 2019)– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 38 designer brand watches Tuesday in Philadelphia that, if authentic, would have had a manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) of $412,750. Instead,... Read more →

St. Joseph Regional/Bergen Catholic Featured in the Great American Rivalry Series® Broadcast Saturday

Oradell, N.J. – October 11, 2019 – The Great American Rivalry Series will highlight the St. Joseph Regional Green Knights and Bergen Catholic Crusaders. This game is one of five nationwide rivalries handpicked for a... Read more →

Emily Rudderow of Tabernacle Named to 2019 Kutztown University Homecoming Court

KUTZTOWN, PA (10/2019)-- Kutztown University has announced its student members of the 2019 Homecoming Court, including Emily Rudderow of Tabernacle, NJ (08088). Winners will be announced at halftime of KU's homecoming football game, 2:05 p.m.,... Read more →

American Dream & NY Waterway Planning Ferry - Bus Service from Manhattan

Extensive Ferry-Bus Network Provides Fast, Convenient Service to American Dream EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (October 11, 2019) – American Dream, the unrivaled destination for style and play, today announced a partnership with NY Waterway to provide... Read more →

Leading Shippers, Carriers and Logistics Firms in EPA Region 3 Earn EPA Distinction

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 8, 2019) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored top-performers in the freight industry with its annual SmartWay Excellence Awards. Awardees are shippers, carriers and logistics providers that excel at saving... Read more →


The first weekend of November All Souls Day ceremonies will be held on Saturday, November 2, and Catholic Cemetery Sunday on Sunday, November 3. During this week-end, the public is invited to visit one of... Read more →

Philadelphia CBP Intercepts Stuffed Endangered Red Siskin Finch

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists in Philadelphia recently encountered a taxidermied species of finch that is categorized under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) as an Appendix... Read more →