PATERSON, NJ - In honor ot International Mother Language Day, there will be a performance of a play on Bengali history at Fulll Service Community School 5 on Fri., Feb. 21 at 5:30 pm.
Feb. 21: Play On Bengali History at School 5
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May 20, 2018
This little cutie is the last “good” reminder of a bitter winter. The family, mom included, were rescued during a nasty blizzard. They adapted quickly to being safe inside and are now ready to find their new homes and their new families. Hailey is quite the player and is all about kitten energy. Born in late February of 2018, this beautiful grey and white girl enjoys wrestling with ...
Five Former Salesmen For Morris County Clinical Lab Sentenced For Bribing Doctors In $100 Million Test Referral Scheme
By U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICEMay 18, 2018
NEWARK, N.J. – Five individuals were sentenced today for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
Doug Hurley, 38, of Hillsborough, New Jersey, and Kevin Kerekes, 52, of ...
By MARK GREENBAUMMay 18, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) signed a bipartisan discharge petition to force a long-overdue vote on the House Floor to protect America’s Dreamers.
“Thanks to a cruel act by Donald Trump and inaction by this Republican Congress, Dreamers have been living under a cloud of fear and uncertainty,” said Rep. Pascrell. “I ...
Wimberly & Sumter Bill Giving National Guard & Reserve Members Second Chance at Law Enforcement & Firefighter Jobs Advances
By ASSEMBLY MAJORITY OFFICEMay 18, 2018
TRENTON, NJ- Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Benjie Wimberly and Shavonda Sumter providing a second chance at employment for members of the National Guard or the Reserves who could not accept a position as a police officer or firefighter because of service to the nation continues to advance in the Assembly.
“Active duty assignments often derail plans for reserve ...
Assembly Democratic-Sponsored Bill to Strengthen Domestic Violence Protections, Enhance Criminal Justice Response Continues to Advance
By MAJORITY PRESS OFFICEMay 17, 2018
TRENTON, NJ – An Assembly Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Nancy Pinkin, John McKeon, Shavonda Sumter, Pamela Lampitt, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, and Benjie Wimberly to better protect victims of domestic violence.
A 2015 report from the state courts showed 32,691 domestic violence complaints filed in family court for the entire state ...
During National Prevention Week Paterson Coalition Against Substance Abuse (P-CASA) reminds that Alcohol is Still the Deadliest Drug
By PATERSON COALTION AGAINST SUBSTANCE ABUSEMay 16, 2018
PATERSON , NJ – The Paterson Coalition Against Substance Abuse joined forces with JFK High School to get youth involved in increasing awareness to substance misuse and risky behaviors as part of National Prevention Week, a national prevention effort held each year during the third week of May—near the start of summer, an important ...
Pou Joint Resolution to Establish Commission to Review Life Without Parole Sentences for Juvenile Offenders Advances
By NEW JERSEY SENATE DEMOCRATSMay 15, 2018
TRENTON, NJ- A joint resolution sponsored by Senate Commerce Committee Chairwoman Nellie Pou that establishes a commission to review life without parole sentences for juvenile offenders advanced from the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee yesterday.
“We need to be careful that we do not completely write off young people who have committed serious crimes as incapable of ever being ...