STATE – Nearly half (47%) of New Jersey consumers expect to be better off financially this year, while fewer than one-in-five (19%) expect to be worse off, according to a quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie will give his annual State of the State speech today at 3 p.m. It was originally scheduled for last Tuesday, but Christie postponed it out of respect for Assembly Republican Leader Alex DeCroce, who died suddenly the night before.
RAHWAY – Zola Stanley has spent 35 years working for Holy Redeemer HomeCare and was named employee of the year for 2011.
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STATE — PSE&G is alerting its customers not to be defrauded by a scam in which individuals misrepresenting themselves as PSE&G employees threaten to turn off electric and gas service if payment is not made to them that day.
STATE – The Coffee Party, a non-partisan democracy movement to fight corruption and restore self-governance to the people, is calling on Americans to “Occupy the Courts” in protest of the Citizens United ruling that allows corporations to engage in virtually unrestricted spending to influence elections.
RAHWAY — Rahway Mayor Rick Proctor announced this week that the next meeting of the Mayors Council on Rahway River Watershed Flood Control will be held at the Rahway Library on Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Getting paid to go shopping may sound like a dream job, but buyer beware: For each legitimate mystery or secret shopper opportunity, probably hundreds more are scams.
Poor Mitt Romney has taken a lot of heat since he said during a discussion about health care shortly before the New Hampshire primary that, “I like being able to fire people who provide services to me.”
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