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Mothers Against Drunk Driving Honors

 Tpr. Echeverri, Tpr. Brooks, Tpr. Corrales, Tpr. Dabrowski This past Friday, law enforcement officers from throughout New Jersey were honored by MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) for their commitment in DWI enforcement and arrests of impaired drivers. These four troopers from Netcong Station received a MADD law enforcement distinguished service award. These dedicated troopers are patrolling day and night, removing impaired drivers from the road, ensuring that the citizens of New Jersey travel to and from their destinations safely. As…
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List of Potential Terrorists Grows With Arrest of West New York Man

The list of potential terrorists in northern New Jersey grew Monday with the arrest of a Hudson County man whose brother recently left the United States, allegedly to join the Islamic State. Alaa Saadeh, 23, a US citizen, was picked up at his home in West New York Monday morning and charged with conspiracy to provide material support to ISIS, also known as ISIL. At a brief hearing in federal court in Newark, he was ordered held without bail. Until…
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SEC Hunts Hackers Who Stole Corporate Emails to Trade Stocks

SEC Hunts Hackers Who Stole Corporate Emails to Trade Stocks. US securities regulators are investigating a group of hackers suspected of breaking into corporate email accounts to steal information to trade on, such as confidential details about mergers, according to people familiar with the matter. The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked at least eight listed companies to provide details of their data breaches, one of the people said. The unusual move by the agency reflects increasing concerns about cyber…
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Renewable Energy Coalition Rallies Statehouse

NJ Statehouse. Trenton. Director of the NJ Sierra Club Jeff Tittel speaks as the Renewable Energy Coalition rallies at the Statehouse Annex to support clean energy, call for action against polluting, and dangerous fossil fuels. NJ Sierra Club Press Release: Trenton, NJ- Today, hundreds of people came to the Statehouse to lobby and rally for legislation to reduce greenhouse gases and promote clean energy.  Over 40 environmental, labor, religious, community, and citizen groups were also opposing pipelines, oil trains, proposals for…
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Business PAC of NJ holds a Central Jersey Legislative Reception

Trenton, NJ: The Business PAC of NJ holds a Central Jersey Legislative Reception at the Historic Trenton Masonic Temple Thursday 6/24/2015.  The event has many sponsors including Archer & Greiner , Axeon Specialty Products, Ballard Spahr LLP, Bayada Home Health Care, Blue-PAC, Bristol-Meyers Squibb Co., Burton Trent Public Affairs, LLC, Campbell Soup Company, Campbell’s Express Inc., Cardolite Corporation,Coalition for Insurance Professionals PAC, Cooper Levenson, PA, Duane Morris Government Strategies, DuPont, EFO the Realtors PAC, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Express Scripts, FedEx PAC, Flemington Car & Truck Country, Food Council Committee for Good Government, Fuel Merchants Association of NJ, Greater Atlantic City…
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DEFEND NEW JERSEY INFRASTRUCTURE FROM CYBERSECURITY THREATS

Trenton, NJ – Ensuring that the 21st century threats against New Jersey’s cyber and digital security are met with 21st century solutions and a coordinated, prepared response across government and with the private sector, Governor Chris Christie today signed Executive Order 178 creating the State’s first-ever New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) within the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. “Cybersecurity is not just a national issue – it’s a local one that demands shared responsibility, collaboration, and constant vigilance across industries and sectors,…
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Boardwalks Beaches Gallery’s Eats Ready

Asbury Park, NJ: The boardwalk is open and shops at Historic Convention Hall are exhibiting contemporary and historic fine art, clothing, postcards, and a wide array of beach accessories at the Asbury Galleria. Wall Art lines the  gallery walls. Framed Canvas Giclee's are a premium find. Jewelry and even Asbury Park decals. Food and beverage businesses are also open and rated at above the average seacoast standard.
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Prevention of Targeted Violence

Rutgers Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security (IEPHS) and NJOHSP hosted a presentation by the Secret Service to discuss "Threat Assessment and the Prevention of Targeted Violence in K-12 Schools" at Rutgers University. NJOHSP Director Rodriguez, Rutgers IEPHS Director Clifton Lacy, and Carl Agnelli, Acting Special Agent in Charge at the Secret Service Newark Field Office, all gave welcoming remarks and applied insights from homeland security initiatives to protect K-12 students from violence.
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Putting Community Information Needs and Civic Participation at the Heart of Disaster Recovery

Putting Community Information Needs and Civic Participation at the Heart of Disaster Recovery Posted on January 15, 2015 by Molly de Aguiar Seaside Heights NJ devastation after Hurricane Sandy | AP Photo Julio Cortez There is nothing quite like a major natural disaster to reveal huge gaps in a community’s information needs and infrastructure. When Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey in late 2012, leaving $68 billion in damage in its wake, people scrambled for information. Where and when to buy…
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