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State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

September 11, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

Belmar Mayor Launches Beachfront Fundraiser to Assist Residents of Small Texas Coastal Town

BELMAR, NJ — The devastation being left in Hurricane Harvey’s path in Texas is certainly stirring up indelible memories of Superstorm Sandy’s destruction along the Jersey Shore nearly five years ago.

It’s also bringing out a sense of generosity among those in the community who want to help out in any way they can. And Belmar Mayor Matthew Doherty is leading an organized ...

100 Dogs from Texas Shelters Arrive in New Jersey for Adoption

MORRISTOWN, NJ - At least 100 dogs were flown into Morristown Municipal Airport on Tuesday afternoon, courtesy of St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center, as part of a Hurricane Harvey relief effort.

Tuesday’s canine transport is the first animal flight to the Northeast out of areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey, and is part of St. Hubert’s Sister Shelter WayStation ...

East Brunswick Offers to House and Educate Displaced Houston Students

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen has extended a welcome to the families and students displaced by Hurricane Harvey to come to the township and keep up with their education.

 Cohen sent a message to Alan Bernstein, director of Communications for Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner extending an invitation to house and educate displaced students from Houston and the surrounding ...

Community for Unity Rally in Somerville Hopes to Inspire Tolerance

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Jews and Muslims, Christians and Buddhists, Republicans and Democrats, men, women, whites, blacks, and people of multiple ethnicities will join together Monday night, Aug. 28 at the historic Somerset County Courthouse to decry hatred, prejudice and bigotry and deliver a message of tolerance and respect for one another on the anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ...

Somerville Activists Build Support for Homegrown "Community For Unity" Rally Aug. 28

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Brian Gallagher and Steve Peter, Borough Council president, along with a dozen or more lawmakers, clergy and activists, will speak at a rally to decry bigotry, racism, neo-Nazis and White Supremacists on Aug. 28, the anniversary of Martin Luther  Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.

 

The "Community for Unity Rally: A Call To Action"  ...

Rutgers Sets New Record, Raises $209.1M from 50,000 Donors

 

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For the first time in its history, Rutgers has raised more than $200 million in an academic year.  

Rutgers alumni and friends of the university helped raise a record $209.1 million in the past year – 11 percent higher than the previous record set in 2015. The funds will be used to support student scholarships across the institution, groundbreaking ...

10U Little League Troopers From Elizabeth Become Mid-Atlantic Baseball Champs

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elmora Youth Little League Troopers made team history Friday when they became Mid-Atlantic Regional champions, but fell short in gaining the top tournament title.

The team’s wins come after an outpouring of financial and moral support which helped get them to the 9-10 Little League Eastern Regional Baseball Tournament in Rhode Island. A Gofundme campaign raised ...

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