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New Jersey African American Leaders Endorse Menendez

East Orange Mayor Robert Bowers makes Sen. Menendez an honorary East Orange resident with a lapel pin. (Photo courtesy of Menedez for Senate)

NEWARK – Calling him “a tireless and effective fighter for the African American community and the entire population of the Garden State,” more than two dozen prominent African American religious, community and government leaders today announced their enthusiastic endorsement of Sen. Bob Menendez for re-election.

Red Cross Urges New Jersey To Plan For Hurricane Sandy

PRINCETON — The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is monitoring Hurricane Sandy as it heads north along Florida’s coastline and is working closely with government and other New Jersey partners on response plans should the storm have an impact on the state. While it is still too early to predict the precise track Sandy will take, forecasters say the storm may pose a threat to New Jersey early next week.

Assembly Issues Subpoenas To Port Authority Officials

Assemblyman John Wisniewski

TRENTON – Assembly Deputy Speaker John Wisniewski announced subpoenas were delivered Thursday to four top Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials who failed to adequately respond to Assembly inquiries about the agency toll increases, Gov. Christie’s decision to cancel a Hudson River commuter rail tunnel project and potential patronage hiring from the governor’s office.