COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — An Army reservist from New Jersey who works as a Navy contractor with a “Secret” security clearance is facing federal charges in connection with the riot at the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, authorities said.
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TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 214 to affect the following changes for the 2020-2021 school year that relax the standards for students in the New Jersey school systems.
4-H STEP Clubs are short-term exploratory programs focused on a single topic and meet a few times over the course of several weeks.
Intro to Computer Science
January 16-18 @ 5:30pm-6:30pm
This 3-part teen-led workshop provides a basic introduction to computer science and programming.
A 4-H teen leaders will introduce her peers and their adult advisors to online activities and games that they can use to teach others about computational thinking, algorithms, Python, and more.
No prior CS experience is necessary
This is a great fit for those who want to learn a variety of online activities that they can use to teach younger youth about computer science as part of their volunteer hours and community service. You will personally learn about computer science AND also be trained to facilitate these fun activities for others! Learn more and sign up here.
Career Detectives: Clean Energy
Jan. 25-27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Youth members in grades 7–13 are invited to learn about a future career in clean energy. Career Detectives S.T.E.P club is offering a fun and informative mini-series to learn about working in the field of clean energy. Guest speakers from Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Stockton University, and the New Jersey Clean Energy Program will teach you about their careers and provide information about undergraduate degrees. Play trivia as you learn. Click here to learn more and sign up.
Ask a Scientist: Medical & Public Health
January 28 @ 7:00-8:00pm
Meet with three Rutgers scientists to learn about the medical field, public health, nursing, and COVID-19 testing. You can submit questions ahead of time to the scientists. Learn more and register here.
My Body and Me
Mondays, January 25-March 8
The human body is filled with unique systems and interesting organs that we could simply not live without! Each night, we will cover a specific system of the body and discuss the importance of that system. We will learn about ways to maintain a healthy body while doing interactive and engaging activities along the way. This 4-H opportunity is open to members in grades 4-6. Click here to learn more and sign up.
Fantastic Fudge with 4-H
Be The Change 4-H Club invites you to cook along with them as they make some fantastic fudge. This simple and fun recipe allows plenty of room to get creative. One session: Feb. 10, at 4:30 p.m.
National 4-H Agri-Science Youth Summit,
Virtual, March 5-7. 4-H teens in grades 9-12 can apply to represent NJ 4-H at this virtual event. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to address the challenges facing agriculture, food security, and sustainability. Teens will learn from experts in the agricultural community including scientists, researchers, leaders, politicians, and advocates. Click here to learn more.
Parenting During a Pandemic – How to Keep Your Sanity
Recording and handouts by Dr. Maurice Elias are available for insight and strategies to maintain your sanity during these challenging times. Request a link to the webinar recording and handouts. Dr. Elias offers valuable information to support 4-H parents and the challenges they face at this time.
Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch announced today charges against two defendants in the Kidnapping and Homicide of Corporal Hayden Harris, who’s body was discovered on 12/19/2020 at approximately 3:15 p.m. by members of the Byram Township Police Department, in a wooded area adjacent to 30 Ross Road, Byram Township, New Jersey.
Florham Park N.J. – Jan. 7, 2021 – Businesses will be able to learn about the latest digital trends at the 2021 DigiCON Awards event being hosted virtually by the Morris County Chamber of Commerce Friday, Jan. 22, 10 a.m. to noon. A panel of local digital marketing experts will discuss, “Global Marketing Trends: Navigating the New Normal.”
TRENTON – More than 40 years after facing near-extinction, New Jersey’s bald eagle population is soaring and reaching new milestones, including confirmation for the first time of nesting pairs found in each of the state’s 21 counties, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today.