New Jersey Daybook

May 29, 2018

Associated Press New Jersey Daybook for Monday, May. 28.

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Monday, May. 28 8:00 AM Dem Rep. Josh Gottheimer participates in Memorial Day events - Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer attends the New Milford Fire Company Memorial Day Service, New Milford Borough Hall, 930 River Road New Milford, NJ (8:00 AM EDT); walks in the Westwood Annual Memorial Day Parade, Fireman’s Park, 21 Harrington Ave, Westwood NJ (9:00 AM EDT) and the Fair Lawn Memorial Day Parade, Pollitt Drive, Fair Lawn, NJ (10:30 AM EDT); speaks and presents award at the Teaneck Cedar Lane Family Festival at 477 Cedar Lane, Teaneck, NJ (12:30 PM EDT); and walks in the Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade, Bergenfield Pizzeria, 344 S Washington Ave, Bergenfield, NJ (2:00 PM EDT)

Location: TBD https://gottheimer.house.gov/ https://twitter.com/RepJoshG

Contacts: Matt Fried Office of Rep. Josh Gottheimer Matt.Fried@mail.house.gov 1 201 615 4722


Monday, May. 28 10:00 AM Republican New Jersey senatorial candidate Bob Hugin speaks at Sea Isle Memorial Day Ceremony

Location: SIC Veterans Park, Sea Isle City, NJ https://bobhugin.com/

Contacts: Hugin for Senate press press@bobhugin.com 1 732 893 7306 Megan Piwowar Bob Hugin for U.S. Senate 1 248 840 0538


Monday, May. 28 10:30 AM Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez marches in Fair Lawn Memorial Day Parade

Location: Radburn Station, Pollit Drive & Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn, NJ menendez.senate.gov https://twitter.com/SenatorMenendez

Contacts: Steven Sandberg Office of Sen. Robert Menendez Steven_Sandberg@menendez.senate.gov 1 201 407 2477

Please RSVP for all events to Steven_Sandberg@menendez.senate.gov or 201-407-2477


Monday, May. 28 11:00 AM Archdiocese of Newark cemeteries mark Memorial Day - Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark host memorial mass as part of the nationwide annual Memorial Day Program, ”‘Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes’. Events include open-air mass with Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington; and services at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, Saint Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia, Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, Christ the King Cemetery, Franklin Lakes, and Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Orange

Location: TBD www.rcancem.org https://twitter.com/rcancem

Contacts: Maria Margiotta Archdiocese of Newark Maria.Margiotta@rcan.org 1 973 497 7987


Monday, May. 28 Memorial Day

Location: TBD

Contacts: DoD press 1 703 697 5131


Tuesday, May. 29, 9:15 AM Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy and his wife, Amy, will introduce their new son. The family will meet with media for photographs and a brief question-and-answer period in the lobby of the Center for Childbirth at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Pomona, New Jersey.

Location: Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus, 65 West Jimmie Leeds Road, Pomona, NJ, 08205.

Contacts: Jennifer Tornetta, 609-569-7010 (office), 609-335-3446 (cellphone), jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org; Amber McLaughlin, 703-407-6070 (cellphone), amber@thekennedyforum.org.


Tuesday, May. 29 11:00 AM Dem Rep. Josh Gottheimer’s public schedule - Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer announces the next step in his work to ensure every child is as safe as possible when traveling on school buses, Fair Lawn Board of Education Bus Depot, 5-01 Bergen Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ (11:00 AM EDT); and hosts roundtable with Asian-American business leaders, healthcare professionals, and leaders of NGOs, Holy Name Medical Center, 718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ (2:00 PM EDT)

Location: TBD https://gottheimer.house.gov/ https://twitter.com/RepJoshG

Contacts: Matt Fried Office of Rep. Josh Gottheimer Matt.Fried@mail.house.gov 1 201 615 4722

Credentialed media are asked to RSVP to Matt.Fried@mail.house.gov


Tuesday, May. 29 12:00 PM NJ Health Commissioner Elnahal begins Grand Rounds lecture series on Medicinal Marijuana Program - New Jersey Health Commissioner Dr Shereef Elnahal begins a series of special Grand Rounds lectures to provide health professions students, faculty, and clinicians with an overview of the Department’s Medicinal Marijuana Program and a review of research regarding the use of medicinal marijuana to treat certain medical conditions

Location: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 125 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ New Brunswick http://www.nj.gov/health/ https://twitter.com/NJDeptofHealth

Contacts: NJ Department of Health Office of Communications press.releases@doh.state.nj.us 1 609 984 7160


Tuesday, May. 29 12:00 PM New outdoor sculptures unveiled in the Wildflower Sculpture Park - Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the South Mountain Conservancy unveil four new outdoor sculptures in the Wildflower Sculpture Park in Essex County South Mountain Reservation, from artists Lisa Sanders, Alissa Negila, Asha Ganpat and Greg Leshe

Location: Essex County South Mountain Recreation, Crest Drive, Maplewood, NJ http://essexcountynj.org/

Contacts: Anthony Puglisi Essex County, New Jersey Press Office apuglisi@admin.essexcountynj.org 1 973 621 2542 Johana Caba Essex County, New Jersey Press Office 1 973 621 4442


Wednesday, May. 30 3:00 PM Educational forum for Newark high school student-athletes - Educational forum for Newark high school student-athletes, hosted by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Rutgers NCAA Compliance Officer Mary Stadelman, Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger Leon, Rutgers Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Loughran, Rutgers Men Volleyball Coach Pedro Trevino, and members of Newark Bronze Shields and NFL New York Giants football team. The forum features discussion on the ‘importance of education in life and sports’

Location: Rutgers University-Newark Golden Dome, 42 Warren St, Newark, NJ Newark https://www.newarknj.gov/

Contacts: Marjorie Harris Newark Mayor press secretary PressOffice@ci.newark.nj.us 1 973 733 8004


Wednesday, May. 30 Court hearing for bus driver charged in crash that killed student and teacher - Court hearing for Hudy Muldrow, charged with two counts of vehicular homicide in the deaths of 10-year-old student Miranda Vargas and 51-year-old teacher Jennifer Williamson, following a crash on a New Jersey highway last week (asterisk) Muldrow allegedly missed a turn and tried to make a U-turn on Interstate 80 westbound, before crashing into a dump trunk. Over 40 others were injured (asterisk) Muldrow has had his license suspended 14 times between 1975-2017, mostly for administrative reasons, and has also had eight speeding violations between 1975-2001

Location: Morris County Courthouse, 56 Washington St, Morristown, NJ

Contacts: Morristown County Courthouse Administrator 1 973 656 3999

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