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Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the Essex County Juvenile Detention Facility has been selected as the Facility of the Year by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.
Middlesex County Freeholders unanimously voted on Thursday to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," as a pre-emptive measure to protect residents from the method of natural gas drilling that critics have deemed dangerous.
The suspects acquired eight vehicles at auction that should have been used aAA AAoefor parts onlyaAA AA because they had sustained flood damage in the storm, investigators said.
The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders approved grants totaling $2.3 million from the 2013 Monmouth County Open Space Trust Fund to improve park facilities in 13 municipalities.
Union County Freeholders Sergio Granados and Vernell Wright joined the Union County 4-H STEM Club last Friday for a special celebration in honor of the club's five-year anniversary.
MonA mouth County HistoriA cal Association's newA est exhibition, "Farm: AgriA culture in Monmouth County 1660 - 2013," explores and celebrates Monmouth County's vibrant agricultural past, present and future.
The New Jersey-based pop-punk band Major League has announced that they will be embarking on their headlining tour starting in February.
Eric Rodney of the New Jersey Department of Education Division of Early Childhood Education led a conference held at the Asbury Park Press offices in Neptune aimed at offering educators guidance in various changes that are on the horizon for early education programs.
FREEHOLD - A case that attracted national attention after a child's body was discovered in a Monmouth County park in 2005, gained a little clarity Thursday morning when a trio of family members explained to a judge how the body ended up there.
Dennis McNulty, of the Gloucester County HAZMAT Inquiry Panel gives a presentation during a Gloucester County Freeholder meeting in Woodbury, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2013.
Union County will continue to promote outreach and cancer education through the New Jersey Cancer Education and Early Detection program, which provides free, comprehensive screening services for breast, cervical, prostate and colorectal cancer.
Ocean County gets a new Freeholder Director during the first of the year. However, the term 'first' doesn't really do Freeholder Joe Vicari justice because he's finishing up his 33rd year on the Board of Chosen Freeholders, representing eleven terms and serving as Freeholder Director for 9 of those terms.
The Warren County Technical School Board of Education discussed potential future projects the school will see with grant funding from the state Department of Education at tonight's regularly scheduled meeting.
Hundreds of Ocean County employees have been notified their personal data might have been compromised as a result of the theft of two laptops from the Newark corporate headquarters of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Freeholder Gerry P. Little said Wednesday.
Here, courtesy of Bergen County Freeholder Chairman David Ganz, is a picture of this year's holiday greeting card from President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle, their daughters Sasha and Malia and the White House dogs, Bo and Sunny.