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160429Flanagan

Reentry Program Helps Find Jobs, Housing for Prisoners After Release

4-29-16
The Greater Newark Conservancy’s Prisoner Reentry Initiative aims to make the transition from jail to community easier.
160429Hill

Mahwah PD Hosts Training Session for Overdose Antidote

4-29-16
Community members attended a training session in Mahwah where they learned how to administer naloxone, an opioid overdose antidote.
160428Delmore

Synthetic Opiate Makes Heroin More Deadly

4-28-16
Fentanyl, a synthetic opiate used to treat cancer patients, has made its way into heroin, which has increased the occurrence of overdoses and deaths.
160425Aron

Democrats Plan to Roll Back Christie’s Gun Law Changes

4-25-16
Sen. Weinberg and Assemblyman Greenwald said they plan to try to reverse Gov. Christie's executive order loosening New Jersey's gun laws, particularly the part that makes it easier to qualify for a firearm carry permit.
160425Delmore

New Law Makes Expunging Records Easier

4-25-16
More people will now be eligible to have their records made inaccessible to the public, including prospective employers, landlords and colleges.
160422Delmore

Recognizing the Importance of Living Wills

4-22-16
A living will is an important document for making health care wishes known and ensure they are carried out.
160421Cruz

Top Court Nominee Timpone Sails Through Judiciary Committee Hearing

4-21-16
The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to move Walter Timpone's nomination to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Senate floor.
160421Vannozzi

Conditions Ripe for Wildfires in NJ

4-21-16
New Jersey is in the midst of a lingering dry spell and it’s got fire officials on high alert.
160421Delmore

Take Back Day Gets Unused Drugs Out of Medicine Cabinets

4-21-16
The Drug Enforcement Administration is partnering with New Jersey communities for its 11th National Drug Take Back Day April 30. Municipal police departments and area organizations will be collecting unused prescription and over the counter drugs for safe disposal.
160420Flanagan

Newark Officials Update Plan to Combat Violence as Murder Rate Rises

4-20-16
Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose says the Newark Police Department has made progress reducing crime, despite currently having three more homicides than last year.