STATE–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is using National Emergency Preparedness Month to re-present NJ Alert, the state’s mass text and email emergency notification system.
CLARK – Clark native Ilene “Leeny” Altman will be returning to her hometown this weekend to perform on the Kids Kingdom Stage at the Union County MusicFest.
STATE — The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has advised consumers that Midland Farms, located in Menands, New York, has voluntarily recalled certain milk products due to the potential of improper pasteurization.
NEWARK – JP Morgan Chase & Co. will pay a $1.1 million fine to settle a state investigation into the company’s sale of auction-rate securities, New Jersey officials announced today. The firm also agreed to repurchase approximately $91.25 million in securities from individual New Jersey investors.
STATE — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will headline a $100 per person fundraising event for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad in Des Moines on Oct. 4.
MONROE – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno and Bill Baroni, deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, visited Monroe Township Wednesday to present a piece of steel from the World Trade Center for inclusion in their public memorial to honor the victims and remember the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Sometimes I miss the days before cell phones, email and voicemail. Sure, they’ve simplified our lives in many ways – remember how frustrating it was trying to reach people before answering machines?
Dear EarthTalk: Is there any way to harness volcanic energy to meet our electricity and other power needs? — Antonio Lopez, Chino, CA
STATE — New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection has issued a statewide drought watch. Residents are being asked to take voluntary measures to conserve water.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie today unveiled a series of ethics reform measures intended to promote accountability and maintain the integrity of office holders and employees and the electoral process at all level of government.