MENENDEZ GETS NAMED TO TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

New Jersey will get more representation in Washington D.C. U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Chair of the Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development, was appointed to serve on the Surface Transportation Conference Committee, which is charged with negotiating the final surface transportation bill with the House of Representatives. The House passed its own shell…

OPERATION TAKE BACK IN EFFECT THIS WEEKEND

Time to clear out those unwanted prescription medications. Many local police departments will be participating in “Operation Take Back” this weekend. The event will be held on Saturday, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Police departments are collecting the unwanted or unused prescription drugs. If the original container is submitted, residents are…

CRIME VICTIMS’ RIGHTS WEEK CONFERENCE IN WILDWOOD

Local prosecutors and law enforcement professionals gathered on Monday at the Wildwoods Convention Center for a victims’ rights conference, in conjunction with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The theme this year was “Extending the Vision, Reaching Every Victim”. Prosecutors from Cape May and Cumberland Counties focused on solving cold cases at this year’s conference. An…