Weekend Briefs From WOBM News
News from Monmouth & Ocean counties and around New Jersey.
CHATHAM (AP)- A CVS pharmacy admits to giving out the wrong medication to children of as many as 50 families. Company officials say the Chatham pharmacy mixed up breast cancer meds with kids’ fluoride pills. Reports say CVS is actively following up with the families who believe their children took the incorrect medication. The state attorney general’s office is currently investigating the matter.
TRENTON (AP)- Muslim leaders, as well as state and federal officials will discuss New Jersey’s response to the NYPD’s secret surveillance program. Several Muslim activists, who were invited to a meeting today in Trenton, say they hope the State Attorney General will announce a formal investigation. Governor Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Cory Booker have also spoken out against the program.
OCEAN- It won’t be just any old town hall meeting in Ocean Township next Tuesday, March 6. Governor Chris Christie will be in attendance at the Township of Ocean Community Gym on West Park Ave. Doors open at 2pm. Seating is first come, first serve and open to the public. The meeting begins at 3.
ATLANTIC CITY- The new Revel Hotel and Casino has hired 462 residents before its April 2nd grand opening. Reports say, the resort’s executives also agreed to build 300 additional guest rooms by May 31, bringing the total number to nearly 1,400 to satisfy requirements of their massive gambling space.
MEDFORD- School Superintendent Joseph Del Rossi is busted for DUI, after he ran a school district jeep on to its side. Police didn’t buy his story that he swerved to avoid a deer causing him to strike a utility poll. Reports say Rossi is set to appear in Evesham’s Municipal Court April 12. The 57-year-old has served as superintendent of the district since 2003.