MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Individuals and families who experienced extreme material losses during Hurricane Irene and subsequent flooding may be eligible for food assistance through the disaster-related Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (D-SNAP).
NEW BRUNSWICK – A city man was fatally shot during an apparent attempted robbery at his home, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced.
UNION COUNTY — Residents who suffered losses due to Hurricane Irene may be eligible for a one-time food benefit ranging from $200 to a maximum of $1202, officials announced today.
LINDEN – City residents will be able to keep track of crime in their community through a new website map introduced by police this week.
STATE – Sunday is the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. as well as the heroic actions of the citizens aboard United Airlines Flight 93.
CRANFORD – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Cranford.
Isn’t it ironic that in the same week school bells ring to welcome back students and teachers, church bells toll for those who were lost on September 11, 2001?
WOODBRIDGE-More memories from Ed Wilson: “Woodbridge was a wonderful place to grow up. The town was large enough that it had decent stores, was close to Perth Amboy if you preferred that shopping experience, but was small enough that enough people knew us kids and would call our parents if we misbehaved.
As we approach the tenth anniversary of the successful terrorist attack, millions of Americans will solemnly pretend that the decade has not been an unmitigated disaster.
Director Gonzalo López-Gallego’s “Apollo 18,” a purported exposé explaining why the U.S. never revisited the moon after Apollo 17, had me miffed. Why is it that folks are forever discovering film footage of a conspiratorial nature, whereas no one ever finds some sort of lost document proving that I am in fact the true heir to a European throne?