CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilman Randy Krum have announced that the Carteret Fire Department “Career Division” and the F.M.B.A. Local # 67 has introduced “Operation Fire Safe,” a new community oriented program that will allow residents to improve the level of fire safety and prevention in their homes.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman was joined by Councilman and Finance Chair Jorge Diaz to announce that Carteret has been awarded $352,000 in federal HOME funding by the Middlesex County Public Housing Agency’s Office of Housing and Community Development, for the construction of veterans’ housing in Carteret.
TRENTON – Legislation to make it illegal to ask unemployed people not to apply for job vacancies was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
ELIZABETH – Representatives from United Way of Greater Union County and Neighborhood Health Services (NHSC), which operates two Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Union County, have agreed to collaborate on a healthcare initiative.
Sweet of soul and ennobling of the human spirit, director Randall Wallace’s uplifting “Secretariat” is “Seabiscuit” (2003) with money.
NEWARK—Families looking to buy birthday and holiday gifts for teens should consider a recent study about teen hearing loss before purchasing the most popular musical gadgets.
One of the things I love most about living in New Jersey is that it’s like being in a reality show every day. Shakespeare was right when he said, “All the world’s a stage”, and he never even visited the Garden State. We are home to some of the best theatrics going minus the high price of a ticket.
Coat Drive • Oct. 16 & 17 – The Sacred Heart Council of Catholic Women will hold a coat drive for the Rescue Mission of Trenton. Coats can be dropped off at the entrance of the church, Washington Ave., South Amboy after the 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday and between 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday.
Dear EarthTalk: What is “BPA” used in plastics, and why should I worry about it? Are there certain household items or food containers to avoid because of BPA? — Tina Sillers, via e-mail
For a quarter of a century, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has provided quality education and empowerment to women and their families and helped bring national attention to this devastating illness.