In response to the murder of Carol Browne in April 2015, Governor Chris Christie has enacted a new policy that loosens New Jersey’s strict gun control laws. Browne, a Berlin Township resident, applied for a firearm permit after securing a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend. The application was delayed past the allotted 30-day processing time
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A recently submitted New Jersey bill aims to add dysmenorrhea to the list of conditions covered under the state’s medical marijuana laws. Advocates of the bill argue that conventional medications don’t fully treat the symptoms of severe dysmenorrhea, a condition that causes a woman’s uterine muscles to contract repeatedly, causing pain and other side effects.
March 4th, 2016 marked the third time this year that North Jersey high schools were disrupted by a spate of bomb threats later determined to be non-credible. The most recent targets include high schools in Cliffside Park, Englewood, Fort Lee, Hackensack, Haledon, Kearny, Little Falls, Nutley, Mahwah, Paramus, Paterson, Ramsey, Teaneck, and Waldwick. The threats
Marie Tillman, President and Co-Founder of the Pat Tillman Foundation, announced the names of the 60 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses chosen as 2016 Tillman Scholars. In recognition of their military service, leadership and academic excellence, the newly selected class will receive over $1.8 million in scholarships to pursue their higher education and