Blog: 31,000 Vehicles in Sandy Flood Database
By Jim Donovan: If you're looking to buy a used car, be sure to check out the online database listing all vehicles issued flood or salvage titles since Superstorm Sandy flooded large areas of New Jersey.
Thu May 16, 2013
New NJ Suicide Hotline Could Help with Emotional Impact of Sandy
Although New Jersey has the second-lowest suicide rate in the nation, a new hotline has received approximately 300 calls since it was launched May 1, according to Philly.com. New Jersey's suicide rate for people ages 35 to 64 increased 31 percent from 1999 to 2010, and as a result the New Jersey Department of Human Services spent $648,981 to create ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Database Provides Information on 31,000 Flood and Salvage-Titled Vehicles
The State Motor Vehicle Commission and Division of Consumer Affairs are urging all customers to consult their database of flood and salvage-titled vehicles before purchasing a car.
FEMA to Buy Out One Home on Old York Road
The township is changing its agreement with the NJDEP Blue Acres Program for the purchase and demolition of two homes on Old York Road along the Raritan River Floodway-because only one is now being accepted into the program.
Tue May 14, 2013
Autopsy: Child in NJ hostage situation was stabbed
A child whose body was found in a New Jersey home following a dramatic 37-hour standoff this weekend died from stab wounds on the same day as his mother nearly three weeks earlier, authorities said Tuesday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Big 4 cellphone carriers unite on anti-texting ads
Vermont is close to joining Oregon, Washington and Montana as states allowing doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who request it.
WXOW-TV La Crosse
Autopsy: NJ hostage-taker shot, woman stabbed
The woman whose decomposing body was pulled from a New Jersey home following a tense, 37-hour standoff died from stab wounds and blunt force trauma, authorities said Monday.
NJ-Gov: Barbara Buono (D) Keeps Hitting Chris Christie (R) On Gun Violence
Received this e-mail today from State Senator Barbara Buono who is running against incumbent Governor Chris Christie in this year's election: These past few months all across the country unspeakable tragedies involving gun violence have taken place.
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Volunteer Agencies Continue to Aid Survivors of Superstorm Sandy
In the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, volunteer groups from around the nation came to New Jersey to help.
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Writer's Block: Reality Check
One of the things I love most about living in New Jersey is that it's like being in a reality show every day.
Sun May 12, 2013
Report: Net Property Tax Increase Much Higher Under Christie Than Corzine
Net property taxes in New Jersey rose 22.4 percent in Gov. Chris Christie's first three years in office, compared to just 6 percent in Democratic Gov.
Asbury Park Press
The inspection system has a sorry history
Before they're allowed to do that, it should be demonstrated beyond doubt there is a need.
New Jersey Suicide Hotline Takes 300 Calls In First Week
New Jersey's new statewide hotline to aid those contemplating suicide got a lot of work in its first week on line.
State Puts Squeeze on Funding for Open-Space Preservation
The state expects to spend $100 million in the coming fiscal year to fund projects to preserve open space and farmland, at least $50 million shy of what New Jersey traditionally spends annually on the popular program.
Sat May 11, 2013
Changes this weekend for Route 57 detour in Mansfield Township
A new detour will go into effect this weekend for ongoing bridge repair work on Route 57 in Mansfield Township , according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
New Media Journal
Impossible: A Self-Fulfilling Prophesy
The greatest barrier standing in the way of passage of universal school choice legislation, which is solidly based on the foundation of liberty and free enterprise, is the fact that universal school choice is "politically impossible." Despite the fact that Milton Friedman's plan, empowering parents to send their children to the school of their ... (more)
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
[OPINION] Addressing Mold In Homes Is An Important Part Of Recovering Safely
As New Jerseyans continue to rebuild and recover from Superstorm Sandy, mold and its remediation have become a challenging issue for many residents and communities.
Fri May 10, 2013
N.J. may close motor vehicle inspection inspection stations, forcing drivers to pay
New Jersey drivers who get their cars tested for free every other year at a state inspection station may find themselves having to pay $50 or more at a private garage.
Lower Township Gazette
NJDEP launches new online services to expedite permit applications
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has launched a series of new online services that will allow the public to electronically apply for various permits and licenses or to electronically post certain public notices, Commissioner Bob Martin announced Thursday.
The Paramus Post
Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey Endorses State Senator Barbara Buono for Governor
Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey announces its endorsement of State Senator Barbara Buono for Governor today.