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State Police Chiefs Seek ‘Safety-Sensitive Employee’ Exclusion to Cannabis Law

April 22, 2022

Most states that approved the use of recreational cannabis have exclusions for those employed in “safety-sensitive” professions.  These are individuals who hold such jobs as train operators, air traffic controllers and those working on utility pipelines.  That group also includes police officers.

It is sound reasoning to have such an exclusion for the safety of ...

Hamilton Starbucks Employees Vote to Join Labor Union

May 7, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ -- Employees at the Starbucks on Whitehorse-Mercerville Road in Hamilton Township voted on Monday to become the second location in New Jersey to join the Workers United labor union according to the New Jersey AFL-CIO. 

The Starbucks in Hopewell similarly voted to join the union recently.

Excited employees gathered at the CWA Local 1032 Union Hall in ...

Black Bear Walking Through Glen Rock on Sunday: Police - Duly Noted

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The black bear sighting noted by one of TAPinto's readers did not go unnoticed by police, although there is little they can do about it.

On May 1, police said just after 8:30 a.m., the Glen Rock Police Department received several reports of a bear wandering through town.

"The bear was monitored as it proceeded from the area of Grove Avenue by Prospect ...

Prospect Park Notice of Ordinance 2022-14

May 18, 2022

Borough of Prospect Park

Passaic County, New Jersey

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the following introduced ordinance was read and passed on first reading at the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Prospect Park, Passaic County, NJ held on Monday, May 16, 2022 and that said ordinance will be taken up for further consideration by the Borough Council at ...

Prospect Park Notice of Ordinance 2022-13

Borough of Prospect Park

Passaic County, New Jersey

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the following introduced ordinance was read and passed on first reading at the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Prospect Park, Passaic County, NJ held on Monday, May 16, 2022 and that said ordinance will be taken up for further consideration by the Borough Council at ...

Just a Second

May 20th is World Metrology Day.

I am counting down the hours on an atomic clock which is accurate to 1 second in 10 million years.

Metrology is the scientific development of systems of measure. Unlike Meteorology, the study of weather, you don’t have to be chipper and TV good looking to study Metrology. You do have to have geekish tendencies and more degrees than a thermometer, ...

Writer's Block

I don’t know the first thing about writing a book.

Yesterday, while pouring a cup of coffee against the disruptive din of garbage trucks and the morning news, I heard an interesting TV teaser regarding the newest entry into Oprah's book club. In a network exclusive, the ever effusive Oprah teased the coming announcement of the book and its author by stating that she knew after ...

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