The state Homeland Security Office hosts Interfaith Advisory Council meetings to hear from leaders of houses of worship and to have them channel fear and concern into real action.
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A lower court had declawed investigatory powers of Newark's Civilian Complaint Review Board. Last week, an appellate court decision reversed that and restored some CCRB powers, including issuing ...
Opponents have launched an effort, led by former State Senator Ray Lesniak, to change Atlantic City's form of government. The idea is to replace the mayor with a professional manager as the executive ...
At the NJ Spotlight forum "Defining the Diploma," participants discuss the value of a diploma and how educators can keep up with the demands of a rapidly changing marketplace to best prepare students.
An international summit discusses issues surrounding increased attacks against people of faith around the world and what can be done to protect houses of worship and worshippers.
East Orange officials, the Essex County sheriff and Sen. Bob Menendez push to regulate the sale of toy and imitation guns.
The Craft method is giving a new set of tools to those dealing with someone who has a substance use disorder.
Witnesses make a case against solitary confinement at a Senate Law and Public Safety Committee hearing.
A ribbon-cutting at Vaseful Flower and Gifts in Princeton marks another opportunity for New Jerseyans with disabilities.
Citizens call for abandoning the privatization plan or putting the issue up for referendum in the fall.
An NJ Spotlight forum focuses on the quest to make progress on the decadeslong battle of building affordable housing in the Garden State.
The state and protesters share the goals of lowering recidivism rates and ending the disproportionate number of black and Latino youth going in to the system. But while the state wants to build new, ...
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka cut the ribbon on Mulberry Commons Park, a $10 million public-private partnership 15 years in the making.
The state attorney general has launched a separate series of listening sessions across New Jersey and directed police departments to release, upon formal requests, body and dash camera videos of ...
The new program entails officers attend all neighborhood, civic and business association meetings; visit schools; and work only within their assigned wards.