STATE – Nearly $38 million in federal disaster assistance has been distributed to New Jerseyans recovering from Hurricane Irene, but yesterday Republicans in Congress blocked a bill to authorize $7 billion for natural disaster victims, injecting uncertainty into the flood recovery process.
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held their annual Back to School Night.
CARTERET–For over 35 years, the arrival of September in Carteret has brought with it the town’s Ethnic Day Festival, a day full of entertainment, foods, and crafts that celebrates the diversity that characterizes this suburban community. With the introduction of the Children’s Charity Trust Fund in 2003, Mayor Dan Reiman has since expanded the festivities to four days with the Children’s Charity Carnival and Charity Car Show.
LINDEN — Dentist Dr. Anatoly Bensianoff is helping residents of Linden and the surrounding communities by offering free emergency dental treatment on Wednesday, Sept. 14, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
EAST BRUNSWICK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a disaster recovery center in Middlesex County to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene.
UNION COUNTY — Tickets for the Sept. 16 performance of Blondie at the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, are available in the price range of $80 to $385 but fans can take in a free concert when the group appears the following day at Union County MusicFest.
The US Postal Service will be bankrupt by December without an injection of tax dollars but so would almost every other function of this republic, except Social Security and Medicare, so calling this a government bailout seems inappropriate.
RAHWAY — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the death of an Avenel resident that was discovered yesterday morning in Rahway, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
STATE – Monday, Oct. 31, is the deadline for New Jersey residents affected by Hurricane Irene to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to seek government assistance.
PERTH AMBOY – On Sunday, city officials dedicated a monument to two residents who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against America as the community marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11.