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CO poisoning is entirely preventable

CDC reports - The most common symptoms of CO poisoning are headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, and confusion. People who are sleeping or who have been drinking alcohol can die from CO poisoning before ever having symptoms. CO poisoning is entirely preventable. Protect yourself and your family by learning the symptoms of CO poisoning and how to prevent it. CO Poisoning Prevention Tips Change the batteries in your CO detector every six months. If you don’t have a…
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7 generator safety tips to see you through the storm

Zurichna. com Zurich North America reports - When a hurricane, blizzard or any extreme storm causes a power outage, don’t short-circuit safety. Keep these generator usage guidelines close at hand. Portable generators are becoming as essential as back-up smartphone chargers in this time of more frequent severe weather events and associated blackouts. When properly selected, used and maintained, generators can help ease the impact of any power outage on a business or residence. But generators can be extremely dangerous. These seven…
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Winter Storm Alert NJ – Extreme Freeze. NJDOT Implementing Business Day Protocol Deploying Incline Package in North Jersey

Watch News Video from The Office of the Governor Governor Murphy and the Murphy Administration Urge Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather. Governor Announces Early Dismissal for State Employees in Anticipation of Evening TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy and Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police and Director of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, have authorized an early dismissal for all state offices due to today’s winter Governor has initiated a staggered closing for state offices beginning…
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Bald Eagles Soar Over the Garden State

Baby Bald Eagles are taken from their Manitoba, Canada birthplace family nest to Dividing Creek New Jersey 1986. The eagles were tagged, nested, and monitored as part of the NJ States Fish Game and Wildlife Bald Eagle Project. First Place NJPA Picture Story by Stanley Brick. (c)2019. Baby Bald Eagles are taken from their Manitoba, Canada birthplace family nest to Dividing Creek New Jersey 1986. The eagles were tagged, nested, and monitored as part of the NJ States Fish Game…
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Industrial Opioid Disaster – With 3000+ NJ Deaths, Governor Murphy Announces New Initiatives to Combat the Opioid Epidemic

CAMDEN, NJ: ;– Governor Phil Murphy and the Murphy Administration today unveiled several new initiatives to strengthen New Jersey’s fight against the opioid epidemic. In 2018, more than 3,000 individuals in New Jersey died due to overdoses. Governor Phil Murphy makes an announcement on fighting the opioid crisis on January 23, 2019, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. Edwin J. Torres/ Governor's Office. “The opioid epidemic continues to devastate families and communities across our state,” said Governor Murphy. “As we combat this crisis,…
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INDUSTRIAL OPIOID DISASTER – A blizzard of prescriptions’: Documents reveal new details about Purdue’s marketing of OxyContin

Stat News by Andrew Joseph reports – When Purdue Pharma started selling its prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin in 1996, Dr. Richard Sackler asked people gathered for the launch party to envision natural disasters like an earthquake, a hurricane, or a blizzard. The debut of OxyContin, said Sackler — a member of the family that started and controls the company and then a company executive — “will be followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition.” Five years later,…
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Largest Women’s March NJ Statehouse Protest Cancelled Due to Murphy State of Emergency

Trenton, NJ: The largest group to march annually at the Trenton Statehouse is cancelled for Saturday due to a State of Emergency for forcasted winter snow storm. Stay off the roads. The Women's March, an independent solidarity, power, progress themed demonstration. Watch the 2017 March in Trenton TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning at noon on Saturday ahead of Winter Storm Harper, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate…
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Digital First Media – MNG offers Value-Destroyed Gannett Newspapers Takeover Bid

NewsStrong .com - reports - Newspapers ... “suffered from a series of value-destroying decisions made by an unfocused leadership team.” MNG Gannett Receives $ Billion Takeover Offer From a Rival. Consumer products affected: The Asbury Park Press, The Record (Bergen County), The Courier News (Bridgewater), The Courier-Post (Cherry Hill), The Home News Tribune (East Brunswick), The Daily Record (Morristown), The Daily Journal (Vineland), and The Herald News (Woodland Park). New York Times reports – MNG Enterprises, which owns one of…
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Lanterns Lift at Spc Ben Moore’s Bordentown Memorial

WATCH VIDEO – Bordentown, NJ: Hundreds gather in Saint Mary’s Cemetery for the 8th anniversary Memorial Lantern Launch for Army Spc. Benjamin G. Moore, of Bordentown, who gave his life for his country on Jan. 12, 2011, while stationed in Afghanistan. He died in Ghazni the province of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. Moore was a recipient of the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. Moore was a 2006 graduate of Bordentown Regional…
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PSE&G Receives 2018 Outstanding Customer Reliability Experience Award NYSE: PEG

Also named most reliable Mid-Atlantic utility for 17th straight year. PHOENIX, AZ: - Public Service Electric and Gas, New Jersey’s largest utility, last night was recognized by PA Consulting as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Customer Reliability Experience Award. PSE&G also received the ReliabilityOne™ Award for Outstanding Reliability Performance in the Mid-Atlantic Region for the 17th consecutive year. This award is presented to a ReliabilityOne™ recipient who has the best overall customer experience as it relates to outage reporting…
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County Exec Hughes delivers pizza to airport pay delayed TSA screeners

Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes delivered a pizza lunch for the 20-plus TSA agents at Trenton-Mercer Airport. Trenton, NJ: Mercer County Gov reports - Mercer CountyAirport security screeners for the federal Transportation Security Administration, who are working without pay during the federal government shutdown, were treated to a surprise visit today by Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes. Hughes, who delivered a pizza lunch for the 20-plus TSA agents at Trenton-Mercer Airport, called the lunch a “small gesture” in…
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Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 1/9/2019

Thank You First Responders. Legislation Signed to Enhance Safety and Security at Schools, Houses of Worship, and Community Centers PASSAIC - Governor Phil Murphy today signed two pieces of legislation to enhance the safety and security of New Jersey residents at schools, houses of worship, and community centers. Assembly Bill No. 4597 makes a supplemental appropriation of $11,300,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Education to increase per pupil funding for nonpublic security aid from $75 to $150, and…
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