STATE – New Jersey residents who did not receive reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for items purchased in direct response to Hurricane Irene may qualify under a separate FEMA grant program: Other Needs Assistance (ONA).
STATE – In the wake of devastating flooding in the Mid-Atlantic, AAA is warning consumers to do their homework and to check out any used car’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) prior to purchase.
TRENTON –Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today signed bipartisan legislation to return New Jersey’s presidential primary to June in 2012.
As business transactions and social interactions migrate from the streets and stores to cyberspace, government and corporate officials are clamoring to exercise control over the internet, which has become the bastion of democracy, anonymity and populism. Facebook’s facial recognition technology, corporate opposition to Net Neutrality legislation, and data retention mandates by Congress are all efforts to put the internet under strict government and corporate control.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force has charged a Newark woman with the shooting death of an East Orange woman that occurred in Elizabeth on Sept. 22, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
If you’ve got a high school senior, your household is probably knee-deep in senior-year activities – and expenses. Not to elevate your stress level, but this is probably a good time for you and your kid to start investigating how you’re going to finance college next fall. Seriously.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Friday evening, authorities released additional details about the death of a New Brunswick man who was fatally shot during an incident with city police officers just after midnight on Sept. 22.
The last Sunday in September is Gold Star Mother’s Day, also proclaimed Parents of Fallen Military Sons and Daughters Day in New Jersey. A Gold Star Mother is any American woman who has lost a son or daughter in service…
(StatePoint) If you’ve ever wondered where your hard earned money is going, it’s time to take a more thoughtful approach to your spending.
Dear EarthTalk: What is “genetic pollution” as it pertains to the bioengineering of animals, fish and plants, and what happens if they cross breed with their wild cousins? — R. Ahearn, Rome, NY