HILLSIDE – A 76-year-old Hillside woman has filed a claim for damages against Union County, alleging that officers of the county sheriff’s department illegally entered her home and removed the entire contents because they had the wrong address of a foreclosure.
STATE — Thousands of New Jersey residents remain without power this afternoon as the result of an ice storm.
STATE — Thousands of New Jersey residents are without power this morning as a result of an ice storm.
At 8:30 a.m., about 15,000 PSE&G customers were without power due to icing on the utility’s equipment and on trees. Nearly 14,000 Jersey Central Power & Light customers were without electricity at 10:40 a.m
LINDEN — Carmen Southward, of Linden, was among 225 in attendance at a reapportionment commission hearing held in the Toms River Municipal Building on Saturday.
When called to the scene of a fire, firefighters bring many specialized tools with them. During the winter months, they bring a rather ordinary, but very important tool to fire calls — a shovel. That’s because very often when they arrive, they find a fire hydrant is still buried in snow.
Dear EarthTalk: Has the U.S., under Obama, increased or at least restored its family planning aid to developing countries that was cut when the Bush Administration first took office? — T. Healy, via e-mail
STATE — State officials are advising New Jersey residents to exercise caution if they have to travel today.
STATE – The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for northern and central New Jersey counties.
NEWARK – Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) Company, New Jersey’s largest electric and gas utility, is warning customers to be prepared for potential wide-spread and lengthy power outages as a result of the major winter storm that is currently hitting its service territory.
STATE – Today’s winter storm, with precipitation switching from snow to sleet and freezing rain this morning, is causing delays on New Jersey roads. Speed restrictions are in place for the Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike and George Washington Bridge.