Do you know who grows your food? Chances are, it’s a farmer nearing retirement. A U.S. Department of Agriculture study shows that the average age of the American farmer is 55 … and climbing.
WOODBRIDGE – The township is still collecting donations to help the victims of Tuesday’s fire at the Colonia Garden apartment complex. Mayor John E. McCormac said that the outpouring of donations and community support “has been nothing short of incredible.”
TRENTON – A nurse who formerly worked at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Clinton, was sentenced today for stealing thousands of prescription and non-prescription pills from the facility.
Military personnel and their families face unique life challenges with their duties, expenses and transitions. The IRS wants active members of the U.S. Armed Forces to be aware of all the special tax benefits that are available to them.
STATE – New Jersey ranks among the least business-friendly states in the nation, according to a CNBC special report. The Garden State fell from 30th place in 2011 to 41st place this year. The CNBC ranking scored all 50 states on 51 measures of competitiveness developed with input from business groups including the National Association of Manufacturers and the Council on Competitiveness.
As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the state’s milestone Mandatory Recycling Act this year, it’s time to re-energize the recycling movement in New Jersey and go for the green. Recycling offers environmental benefits and dollars for municipal coffers – a real green win-win if there ever was one for our state.