SCOTCH PLAINS – Members of the Union Catholic High School Student Council collected 29 baskets of food and 29 turkeys from fellow students, faculty and staff during their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive.
TRENTON – Individuals and families in certain counties, who are not already enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), may be eligible for a one-time benefit from the federal program if they were affected by Hurricane Sandy. An estimated 100,000 households in the state’s hardest hit areas may qualify for at least $200 in electronic benefits.
NEWARK — As NJ Transit continues its storm-recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the agency is gearing up to offer nearly normal Thanksgiving service levels on most of its lines to ensure customers’ travel plans go smoothly over the holiday weekend.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) remind residents that simple measures can help prevent food-related illness and cooking fires during the Thanksgiving holiday.
NEW BRUNSWICK–New Jersey residents have responded very positively to Gov. Chris Christie’s leadership following Superstorm Sandy, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – This holiday season, TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, encourages people to change the way they think about eating during family gatherings to avoid seasonal weight gain.
CINCINNATI, Ohio—The day after Thanksgiving is the single busiest of the year for Roto-Rooter’s residential plumbers. Big holiday meal preparation and cleanup can lead to a lot of unwanted waste in the kitchen drain and garbage disposal. Also, a house full of holiday guests who require additional clothes washing, showers and toilet flushes puts a strain on household plumbing.
MENDHAM – A number of celebrities, business and community leaders with deep Jersey roots will join a growing advisory board of the non-profit charity launched just over two weeks ago to assist in the long-term recovery effort following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, First Lady Mary Pat Christie, chair of the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, announced today.