Hookah, Drug Testing, Power Lines Top Local News
Sept. 11 remembrances also among top headlines.
Augie Nguyen is attempting to capitalize on what he calls the current popularity of flavored hookahs with his new shop, J. Tobacco, on Route 15 in Lake Hopatcong, that opened in early August.
Turf Possible for High School Football Field, BOE Says
While a policy instituting random drug testing for high school students was approved by the Jefferson Township Board of Education in July, and slated to go into effect for the 2012-13 school year, district officials said they are still working on implementing the program, including finding a vendor, acquiring funding and developing a campaign to roll the program out.
Pre-construction work has begun on the Susquehanna-Roseland power line, a 500,000-volt transmission line going through Pennsylvania and parts of New Jersey, including Jefferson Township.
Former Gov. Donald DiFrancesco delivered the keynote address Sunday night as Morris County remembered those who died in 9/11.
The names of the 64 Morris County victims were read aloud at the county's 9/11 memorial in Parsippany where the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the attacks are engraved in a stone walkway around the memorial
When a piece of steel from the World Trade Center arrived in Jefferson Township back in March, its home was the police impound lot. Now, thanks to the work of soon-to-be Eagle Scout Jonathan Dobbs, the steel has a new home at a memorial at town hall, next to the veterans’ memorial.