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“Lisicki Veterans Apartments” Ribbon Cutting Set For Today

CARTERET – Mayor Dan Reiman will be joined by the Borough Council, residents, and military veterans on Thursday, Oct. 27, for a ribbon cutting ceremony, formally unveiling “The Commander George Lisicki Veterans Apartments,” Carteret’s first veterans’ apartment building. The project has been dedicated in honor of past Commander of the National Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) George Lisicki, an advocate of a number of nationwide programs and services benefiting veterans.

Winter Energy Efficiency Tips From Energy Star

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The average family spends $2,200 a year on energy bills, nearly half of which goes to heating and cooling. With winter approaching and Americans heading indoors, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star program is offering easy energy saving tips that increase household efficiency while helping Americans save money and stay warm.

NJ Congress Members Launch Anti-Bullying Video

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In recognition of National Anti-Bullying Month, U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and a bipartisan group of New Jersey Congressional delegation members today released a video message for the “It Gets Better Project” to encourage young people who are bullied in New Jersey and around the country that “it gets better.”

Millions In Tax Credits Offered For Few New Jobs

STATE – A New Jersey company is being offered a tax credit worth more than $80 million for building a new 600,000 square foot headquarters and distribution center a half mile from the Jersey City PATH station. Goya Foods Inc. would add 175 “new” jobs using the tax subsidy from the Urban Transit Hub Tax Credit program, but according to New Jersey Policy Perspective, only nine jobs are truly being created.

Poll: Residents Believe NJ Is Headed In The Right Direction

STATE — For the first time in seven years, more New Jersey voters say the state is headed in the right direction than say it’s on the wrong track. According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, 46 percent say that “things in New Jersey are moving in the right direction” compared to 43 percent who say it’s “off on the wrong track.”