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Perth Amboy Establishes Shelters, Cancels Events

PERTH AMBOY – City officials have established two shelter locations for residents at two district schools, which will be opened as needed today. The shelter locations are the Shull School at 380 Hall Avenue and the McGinnis School at 271 State Street. Pets will be allowed in the shelters, but residents are asked to have them contained or leashed.

NJ Average Gas Price Falls To $3.51

STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 9.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 9.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.56 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.

Send us your storm pictures

Hurricane Sandy has begun to make its presence felt in New Jersey today. Send us your photos and observations, and we’ll post them online. Email news@njtoday.net and remember to include the phrase “ok to publish.”

[OPINION] Stop The Spin On Small Business

Frank Knapp

As someone who advocates for thousands of small businesses, I know they want fact, not spin. Unfortunately too often we hear inaccuracies and misinformation about how government policies affect small businesses. Ending the Bush-era tax cuts for the richest 2 percent of Americans is one policy where small business has been caught up in a whirlwind of spin.