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.
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.
HILLSIDE – This holiday season, New Jersey shoppers are being asked to help Check-Out Hunger by donating to New Jersey Federation of Food Banks when they check out at the grocery store.
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.
RAHWAY – New Jersey artist Lloyd Garrison has made himself a part of the Christmas tradition for many Rahway residents. His unique Christmas cards capture local holiday memories.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot rolls to $64 million since there was no grand prize winner in Saturday’s drawing.
CRANFORD — On Friday, Nov. 26, the Cranford Chamber of Commerce will hold its “Holiday Tree Decorating and Lighting”.
PERTH AMBOY – Next week, Perth Amboy will welcome the holiday season with two events.
The time period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day seems to arrive sooner each year. Holiday items are already hitting department store shelves.
Blood Drive • Nov. 27 from 8 a.m. –2 p.m. – Knights of Columbus Council 857, 130 Main St., Woodbridge, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933- 2566