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As of 9PM, West Orange Students Evacuated from Stranded School Buses, Moved to Safe Locations

November 15, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After being stranded on school buses for nearly five hours in a powerful snowstorm, students are reportedly being moved to safe locations, the West Orange mayor wrote in a Facebook post around 9 p.m. Thursday.

“The township is currently moving all children off stranded school buses and to safe locations. Police/Fire personnel are getting to stranded buses however ...

State Farm's Mary Comito on New Jersey Drivers and Deer Collisions

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- As winter approaches, and the chance of encountering deer on the roadways increases, so do the odds of collision, particularly in New Jersey.

State Farm® released the results of its 16th annual deer-vehicle collisions study on October 1, 2018.  The deer claim study ranks states by the likelihood a driver has of hitting a large animal, including deer, ...

Local Coach Appointed to NSCA Advisory Board

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Coach Andrew Moore, of Precision Sports Performance in East Hanover was recently appointed to the advisory board of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Moore has been with Precison Sports Performance since it's inception. He has a Bachelor of Science from The University of Delaware and a Masters degree in sports and exercise studies from William ...

FSIS IssuesPublic Health AlertFor Empire KosherPoultry, Inc. Raw Chicken Products Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination

WASHINGTON,  – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Empire Kosher Poultry, Inc. are issuing a public health alert out of an abundance of caution due to concerns about Salmonellaillnesses reported in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic United States that may be associated with raw chicken products.

The Empire Kosher brand raw ...

Drugged Driving on the Rise in New Jersey

Florham Park, N.J., August 9, 2018 — Drugged driving in fatal New Jersey crashes has increased significantly over the last decade, according to a new analysis by AAA Northeast. Cannabinoids and narcotics were the categories of drugs most commonly detected in fatally injured drivers.

For its analysis, AAA examined the last available decade’s FARS (fatality analysis ...

More Americans Protecting Their Vacation Investments with Travel Insurance

Florham Park, N.J.,  — As international travel grows in popularity, Americans are choosing to protect their vacation investments by purchasing travel insurance. According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 4 in 10 Americans (38 percent) are likely to purchase travel insurance for future international trips. For those travelers, trip cancellation protection is the most valuable ...

National Premier League 16-U Dominates US Club Soccer; Strong New Jersey Showing

The PDA South ’02 National Premier League 16-U girls soccer team have just won the US Club Soccer Girls NPL National Championship, which took place in Aurora, Colorado, July 12-16. They swept the tournament in just five days.

Eighty-eight teams traveled from around the country and competed at the NPL Finals: with 12 teams making it into the final day of ...

Rutgers Football Zack Heeman Among the Allstate and AFCA 2018 Good Works Team Nominees

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.-Across America,  college football players receive praise for their superior performance on the field. Today, however, only a select group of those student-athletes have the honor of being commended for their distinguished accomplishments off the field when Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announce 169 nominees for the 2018 ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

New Jersey Average Gas Prrice Down Slightly; Record Holiday Travel Week Underway

Florham Park, N.J.- The average price at the pump in New Jersey is $2.88 today, one cent cheaper than last week ($2.89), according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of fuel prices. Today’s average price is 13 cents cheaper than one month ago ($3.01), but 60 cents higher than it was on July 2, 2017 ($2.28).

 

AAA’s July 2nd survey of ...

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