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State legislators are set to announce a package of bills today that will focus on the growing problem of heroin and opiate painkiller addiction in New Jersey, Senate Democrats said. The legislation will focus on education, prevention and treatment, officials said, in response to multiple state task force reports on heroin and opioid addiction as well as press coverage and testimony from residents, law enforcement officials and addiction treatment advocates.
When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work - problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Inspector General Office released a study Wednesday on the emergency preparedness and response during the storm at 172 hospitals in the hardest-hit areas of New York, most of Connecticut and all of New Jersey.
In conjunction with National Preparedness Month, the American Red Cross North Jersey Region is encouraging residents to be better prepared by creating a household emergency plan. "Creating and exercising your plan are important steps in making sure all household members know what to do in an emergency," said Mathieu Nelessen, regional CEO, American Red Cross North Jersey Region in a statement.
Maine and New Jersey are the two states were the number of uninsured people increased between 2012 to 2013, according to new census figures. The information could be used by supporters of expanding the Affordable Care Act in Maine.
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EDGE Magazine [ www.edgemagonline.com ] has brought Vincent into the present with an exclusive fashion shoot at the Virginia Robinson Estate in Beverly Hills. Kartheiser also sat down with Editor at Large Tracey Smith for an extensive Q&A as Mad Men prepares to air its final episodes early in 2015.
New Jersey's First News, hosted by Eric Scott , written and produced by Matthew White and Patrick Lavery. Full podcast available below.
It's not too late to register for RealShare NEW JERSEY on September 11 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick. Register today.
A Florida woman charged in the 1991 death of her 5-year-old son is scheduled to make her first appearance in a New Jersey courtroom. A Florida woman charged in the 1991 death of her 5-year-old son is scheduled to make her first appearance in a New Jersey courtroom.
One of the nation's biggest chemical companies will pay $190 million to New Jersey to settle a lawsuit over the cancer-causing pollution in the Passaic River, state officials announced Monday. If approved by a judge, the settlement with Occidental Chemical Corp. will end almost a decade of litigation between the state and several companies that inherited the legal responsibility of a major polluter of the Passaic River.
When it comes to economic health, poverty, wealth, jobs and everything in between, the picture is not necessarily a bright one. According to the data, the poverty line comes in at just above $23,000 for a family of four That means that everyone below that number is officially in poverty.
Groups representing accountants, business owners, seniors and others joined Republican lawmakers in Trenton on Monday to kick off a push to repeal New Jersey's lowest-in-the-nation estate tax exemption. New Jersey starts taxing estates beginning at $675,000 in value.
Arts Guild New Jersey announces an open call for artists for two exhibits: "New Jersey Isn't Boring," which will held at Arts Guild New Jersey, 1670 Irving St. in Rahway, from March 22- April 16, 2015 and "Issues" which will be held from April 26 to May 22, 2015. Interested artists can visit agnj.org to complete an online entry form and upload up to six images of recent work.
TAPinto.net is pleased to announce the launch of its site for Basking Ridge, New Jersey , franchised by Walter "Wally" Pardo. Walter and his family have spent almost two decades as residents of Basking Ridge.
New Brunswick, N.J., September 15, 2014 - In an effort to learn why South Asians in New Jersey and New York City have low participation rates when it comes to some cancer screenings, researchers at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey are conducting a study to further explore this issue. The goal is to use the information to develop a program to help increase screening participation by this population.
Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp, announces the arrest of 16 individuals operating a multi-state cocaine distribution network encompassing Morris, Passaic, Bergen, Hudson and Union counties in New Jersey and New York City. This case was initiated in April of this year based on intelligence gathered by an astute Morristown Bureau of Police patrolman.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 06:31 am
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