In 2018, 569 bias incidents were reported in New Jersey, according to the report, more than any year since 2011. The analyzed data was based on reports submitted to the New Jersey Uniform Crime Reporting System by every state law enforcement agency in 2017 and 2018.
Often times, the grant is a game-changer for families that otherwise would struggle to find a camp to accommodate their child's needs. Before 1998, “there really was not a place for children to go to camp who had a behavioral health diagnosis,” said program leader Carol Chase.
Gov. Tom Wolf signed the state’s new $34 billion budget on June 28, and it included an additional $5 million for the state’s public libraries. It was the first time since around 2006 that the state’s public libraries would see a significant boost in operational funding.
A 9-year-old girl was in critical condition Monday with “life-altering” injuries, a day after she found and lit an “improvised explosive device similar to fireworks” that exploded in her hands inside a Kensington home, Philadelphia Police said.