Sheila Oliver named a leader of nation’s Lieutenant Governor Association

Sheila Oliver named a leader of nation’s Lieutenant Governor Association

TRENTON, NJ — Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver is serving on the leadership committee for the National Lieutenant Governors Association. NLGA is the professional association supporting lieutenant governors and the officeholders first in line of succession to governor in all 50 states and the U.S. territories in the goal of being as effective and as efficient […]

Essex County New Jersey Republican Women prepares for centennial dinner

Essex County New Jersey Republican Women prepares for centennial dinner

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — From left, Essex County New Jersey Republican Women centennial event co-chairpersons Carol Vasquez of Montclair, Carol Gallentine of Roseland and Janet Mangano of Short Hills prepare invitations to be mailed for the organization’s 100th anniversary, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 16, at Hanover Manor in East Hanover, in conjunction with the group’s […]

AG warns against price gouging and other disaster-related fraud

AG warns against price gouging and other disaster-related fraud

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Consumer Affairs has alerted residents to beware of price gouging and consumer fraud following Gov. Phil Murphy’s declaration of a state of emergency related to Hurricane Ida, according to a Sept. 3 press release. “New Jerseyans recovering from the after-effects of Hurricane […]

AG indicts owners of school bus company in Essex Co. for unsafe practices

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Acting Attorney Andrew J. Bruck announced Aug. 31 that the owners of an Essex County–based school bus company have been indicted for allegedly providing false information to school districts to cover up the fact that the company hired unqualified drivers, failed to conduct mandatory drug testing and criminal background checks for […]

NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Essex County

NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced Aug. 30 that the N.J. Department of Agriculture has added five counties to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone. The counties new to the list are Morris, Monmouth, Middlesex, Essex and Union. They join the previously announced quarantine counties of Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, […]

Essex County to remember 9/11 in 20th-anniversary ceremony

Essex County to remember 9/11 in 20th-anniversary ceremony

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. invites the public to attend the annual “Essex County Remembers,” a solemn ceremony at the Essex County Eagle Rock September 11th Memorial that will mark the 20th anniversary of the tragedies in New York, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. In addition to coming to the […]

Archdiocese to commemorate 9/11 anniversary with special Mass

Archdiocese to commemorate 9/11 anniversary with special Mass

NEWARK, NJ — Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, and the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with a remembrance ceremony at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge St. in Newark, on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. All are invited […]

NJPAC to host first official 2021 NJ gubernatorial debate

NJPAC to host first official 2021 NJ gubernatorial debate

NEWARK, NJ — The first of two public debates between the Republican and Democratic candidates in the 2021 New Jersey gubernatorial race will be held at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark on Tuesday, Sept. 28, and broadcast live on WABC-TV and WPVI-TV at 7 p.m.  “NJPAC is honored to host what promises […]

NJEDA to award $20M in grants to 29 entities statewide

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Aug. 24 that an additional $11 million has been allocated to Phase 2 of the Sustain & Serve NJ program, bringing the total for this round of grant funding to $20 million. The NJEDA anticipates awarding grants to 29 organizations statewide through Phase 2 of […]