WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service provides free tax forms and publications on a wide variety of topics – from tax credits for individuals to a tax guide for small businesses.
NEWARK – PSE&G is reminding customers that the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now taking applications for the 2013 heating season.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 15.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.49 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,525 gas outlets in New Jersey.
Many people adopt a “penny wise, pound foolish” mentality when it comes to buying insurance. When trying to lower expenses, some will drop or reduce needed coverage, gambling that they won’t become seriously ill, suffer a car accident or fall victim to a fire or other catastrophe. But all it takes is one serious uncovered (or under-covered) incident to potentially wipe you out financially.
PERTH AMBOY — Police arrested a 35-year-old Perth Amboy woman on Friday who was charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident that occurred earlier in the day at the intersection of Washington and Park avenues.
TRENTON – Members of the Senate Environment and Energy Committee will meet today, Feb. 4, to hear testimony on and consider several proposed options for funding open space preservation projects in New Jersey.
Dear EarthTalk: My family has bad allergies and I’d like to improve our indoor air quality. What are some steps I should take? — Marcia Lane, Scranton, PA
New Jersey has numerous individuals and organizations more than worthy of recognition for hard work – and innovative ideas – to improve our environment. And, happily, the state has a great program to honor those with outstanding contributions.
Dear EarthTalk: What is the purpose of National Wildlife Week, which I understand will take place in March 2013? — Melissa P., Burlington, NJ
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Each year, the month of February is filled with images celebrating Valentine’s Day. The heart-focused theme doesn’t have to end on the holiday, however. February is designated “American Heart Month” by the American Heart Association.