Daily Archives: November 16, 2012

[PHOTO] Wardlaw-Hartridge Students, Faculty Volunteer at Community Food Bank

Food-Bank

EDISON — Thirty members of The Wardlaw-Hartridge School community spent Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 13, at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside packaging food for the Hurricane Sandy relief effort.

Knights Of Columbus Supreme Council Donates $500,000 To Sandy Relief

DALLAS, Texas. — The Knights of Columbus are donating more than $500,000 to hurricane relief efforts in the northeast, the organization announced Thursday. The amount includes the nearly $350,000 raised by the Knights via online contributions.

Plainfield Student Charged With Setting Fire St. Elizabeth’s College

FLORHAM PARK – An 18-year-old student from Plainfield has been arrested and charged with setting a fire in a dormitory bathroom at Saint Elizabeth’s College campus, Morris County Prosecutor Robert A. Bianchi, Esq. and Florham Park Chief of Police Patrick P. Montuore announced today.

Assemblywoman Wants Cable Companies To Give Refunds To Sandy Power Outage Sufferers

Assemblywoman Amy H. Handlin

TRENTON – On Thursday, Assemblywoman Amy H. Handlin called on Comcast to join other cable television companies that are automatically crediting customers for the time they were without power because of Hurricane Sandy.

Proposed Bill Would Raise Maintenance Standards For Vacant Foreclosed Homes

State Sen. Ronald L. Rice

TRENTON – The state Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee unanimously approved a bill Thursday which would allow municipalities to require creditors who initiate a foreclosure proceeding to secure and maintain the vacant, foreclosed home.

Lawmaker Wants To Help Pet Owners During Disaster Evacuations

State Sen. Jeff Van Drew

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Jeff Van Drew to allow pet owners to board public transportation with a pet during an evacuation in connection with a declared state of emergency was approved Thursday by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.