Police crackdown on drunken driving

Written by Deborah M. Marko The Daily Journal VINELAND — To protect those on the road, the city police department warns it will be cracking down on drunken drivers during the holiday season. Starting today, the Vineland Police Department will join the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, according to Sgt. Peter D’Arrigo,  … Read more

Editorial: Designated drivers are the heroes in Hunterdon County

Hunterdon County Democrat Editorial Board Scores of brothers and sisters, friends dear or casual and even some moms and dads will be heroes this holiday season. That’s what William Elliott of Atlantic County calls the designated drivers who agree to serve as taxi drivers, or order alcohol-free drinks throughout the evening, so that others can  … Read more

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As Braintree Renews Liquor Licenses, Officials Encourage Safe Drinking Practices

By Joseph Markman Braintree Patch BRAINTREE, MA – In the midst of both the holiday and annual alcohol license renewal seasons, Braintree officials Tuesday sought to spread a message of responsible drinking to residents and business owners. The Board of License Commissioners voted unanimously, with Fire Chief Kevin Murphy absent, to approve one-year renewals for  … Read more

Norfolk DA Looking for a HERO (to be a Designated Driver)

By Grahame Turner Wellesley Patch The Norfolk County District Attorney is making the rounds, asking town licensing boards to encourage participation in a Jersey Shore designated driver program. Being the designated driver can make you a hero, according to a New Jersey-based campaign that is making its way around Norfolk County. Norfolk County District Attorney  … Read more

Campaign against Drunk Driving comes to Hunterdon, Somerset

By Terry Wright/Hunterdon County Democrat NJ.com FLEMINGTON, NJ – “We got a knock on the door at 4 a.m. Two police officers said, ‘Your son didn’t make it.’ ” That’s how William Elliott of Atlantic County learned that his son John, who had graduated from the Naval Academy just two months before, was dead. A  … Read more

Police ask Walpole bartenders to look for HEROes

By Veronica Hamlett Wicked Local Walpole WALPOLE, MA — Walpole police are asking bars and restaurants to ensure heroes step forward while drinking at local establishments. The request is part of a national campaign Norfolk County is adopting to eliminate drinking and driving. The HERO campaign, started by a New Jersey family who lost their  … Read more

Jack’s in Long Branch, New Jersey Creates HERO Cups

Long Branch, NJ, October 2012 – Jack’s Goal Line Stand, a local favorite of Monmouth University students and community members alike, honored the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers® by having the Campaign’s logo printed on cups used at their establishment. Nick Petitti, the owner of Jack’s, has been a supporter of the Campaign for many  … Read more

Our Lady of Mercy Academy Hosts HERO Walk

Newfield, NJ, November 6, 2012 –    This year the students from Our Lady of Mercy Academy were unable to attend the 2nd Annual HERO Walk in Ocean City so they decided to host a HERO Walk of their own. President of the SADD Club at OLMA, senior Victoria Cannizzaro, didn’t want to miss an opportunity  … Read more