Report: E-cig use among kids has tripled
The number of kids who have never smoked a traditional cigarette, but have used an electronic cigarette tripled between 2011 and 2013, according to a new report released on Aug. 25 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Tuesday Aug 26
Pakistani Independence Day Celebrated in Edison
EDISON, NJ The Pakistani community in New Jersey celebrated for first time the Pakistani Independence Day Flag Hoisting Ceremony at Lake Papaianni in Edison, NJ, last Saturday.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
N.J. Attorney General's Office reviewing program to distribute military surplus equipment
State Sen. Nia Gill recently wrote to acting state Attorney General John J. Hoffman of the state's involvement in the program.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
More Monmouth Musings
Attention Monmouth Democratic Campaign Workers: No Jobs For You
Monmouth County Freeholder Candidate Larry Luttrell partying with a model and squinting like Frank Pallone in Atlantic City in February, 2013.
The Jersey Journal
Local police are not paramilitary units: Editorial
A protestor is detained Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. The Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown by police has touched off rancorous protests in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb where police have used riot gear and tear gas.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
New Jersey Welcomes BAPS Hindu Temple -- One Of The Only Traditional Stone Mandirs In North America
Robbinsville, New Jersey may seem like an odd place for a religious pilgrimage, but that is exactly what it may become.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
World's Largest Hindu Temple Comes to New Jersey
ROBBINSVILLE, New Jersey: It was a culmination of years of planning, preparations and prayers as the second phase of the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha's Shri Swaminarayan temple was inaugurated over the weekend.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Great Bend Tribune
Lawmakers from Atlantic Coast states ask Obama admin...
HACKENSACK, N.J. Legislators from New Jersey and other Atlantic Coast states are pushing the Obama administration to reverse a decision to allow geologic exploration of the ocean floor from Florida to Delaware as a step toward seeking underwater oil and gas reserves.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Federal agency: Pipeline in Princeton, Montgomery wouldn't affect 'quality of the human...
PRINCETON - The federal agency responsible for the construction of a 42-inch pipeline through Princeton and Montgomery issued its environmental assessment today, concluding approval of Williams Transcontinental's proposal "would not constitute a major federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment."
More Monmouth Musings
Two Smith Laws Signed Into Law On The Same Day
In Dec 2013, left-behind parents, Captain Paul Toland whose daughter was kidnapped in Japan; Bindu Philips of Plainsboro, N.J., whose two sons were abducted to India, and David Goldman whose son was abducted to Brazil and returned after a five year ordeal, joined Rep. Chris Smith in calling for passage of legislation, dubbed the Goldman Act to help ... (more)
Sun Aug 10, 2014
40,000 Expected at India Day Parade
The Indian communities of Edison and Woodbridge will come together today for the 10th Annual India Day Parade.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Democratic bloc challenges Obama on ocean drilling in Atlantic
Legislators from New Jersey and other Atlantic Coast states are pushing the Obama administration to reverse a decision to allow geologic exploration of the ocean floor from Florida to Delaware as a step toward seeking underwater oil and gas reserves.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Pallone lauds bill to extend CHIP fundingPallone lauds bill to extend ...
Pallone lauds bill to extend CHIP funding Pallone lauds bill to extend CHIP funding at PSE&G Children's Specialized Hospital Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1shg4NW U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J. 6th District, Thursday hosted an event at PSE&G Children's Specialized Hospital here to celebrate the 17th anniversary of ... (more)
Asbury Park Press
Menendez talks rail safety at Paulsboro crash site
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, the acting governor this week, gets a briefing after a tour of the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, starting at noon.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Burson's Direct Impact hires Ralph Posner as EVP - Maruca goes to...
BURSON'S DIRECT IMPACT HIRES RALPH POSNER AS EVP: The grass-roots public affairs firm Direct Impact - a subsidiary of Burson-Marsteller - has hired Ralph Posner as executive vice president.
Energy fight turns into money war
Reps. Frank Pallone of New Jersey and Anna Eshoo of California must demonstrate they have the policy chops to serve as ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, but they are also angling to prove they could be a fundraising powerhouse.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
House Dems move to avoid cancellation of kids' insurance
Top House Democrats proposed legislation Thursday to prevent the expiration of healthcare coverage for 8 million children next year, when funding for a popular government program will expire unless lawmakers act.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Health Data Management
Clinical Data Registries Bill Advances in House
Best in KLAS: Medical Equipment, Infrastructure : HIT vendor research firm KLAS Enterprises has published its 2014 Best in KLAS Awards for medical equipment and infrastructure products.