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NJ Urban Enterprise Zone Authority Awards $200k To Carteret

CARTERET — The New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) Authority has awarded Carteret $200,000 for the continuation of the borough’s small business grant and start-up loan programs, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Economic Development Office announced last week.

Groundwork Elizabeth Assists At Seaport Cleanup Event

ELIZABETH — Groundwork Elizabeth partnered with the E-port Presbyterian Center, the City of Elizabeth, and local volunteers in a successful Saturday morning cleanup that attracted over 100 youth from the Elizabeth community, from points west, and beyond.

NJ Senators Call For Extension Of Unemployment Benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today joined with 27 of their Senate colleagues to call for a long-term extension of emergency unemployment benefits to help New Jerseyans keep food on the table during the holiday season and provide for their families in the coming year.

Lawmakers Tout ‘Back To Work NJ’ Bill Package Proposal

TRENTON — Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver on Wednesday announced the Legislature’s focus in the coming weeks will turn to a landmark “Back to Work NJ” bill package designed to create jobs and jumpstart economic development throughout the state.

Thanksgiving Travel To Increase By More Than 11 Percent, AAA Says

STATE – According to AAA the number of Americans projected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday will increase 11.4 percent from 2009, with approximately 42.2 million travelers taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home.

State Officials Promote Bone Marrow Match Registry

STATE – NJ Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh wants New Jersey residents to know that they can save the life of a person with cancer, sickle cell anemia, or other life-threatening disorder by becoming a bone marrow donor.