TRENTON – More than $4.1 million in federal assistance has gone to help survivors begin the recovery from Hurricane Irene during the first week after the major declaration was issued.
It’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of important decisions we need to make concerning retirement accounts, investments, college savings and other complicated financial issues.
Dear EarthTalk: What is “nonpoint source pollution?” How much of a problem is it and how can it be controlled? — Devon Corey, New York, NY
STATE — As rain continues to fall in New Jersey, the American Red Cross is returning to communities that flooded last week as a result of Hurricane Irene; this time to determine who has been displaced again.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County has purchased and is distributing to police departments throughout the county Automated License Plate Recognition Systems (ALPR’s), which are intended enhance a wide array of law enforcement activities.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A middle-class upbringing does not guarantee the same status as an adult, according to findings reported by The Pew Charitable Trusts’ Economic Mobility Project.
HILLSIDE — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey has prepared 25,000 meals for evacuation sites for victims of Hurricane Irene. The agency is still producing 2,000 meals per day for the region, including Paterson and Bound Brook, and is distributing cleanup supplies and bottled water.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials today announced the start of a major rehabilitation of the Route 35 drawbridge over Cheesequake Creek connecting Old Bridge and Sayreville.
UNION COUNTY- United Way of Greater Union County’s inaugural “Stuff the Bus” campaign in partnership with local corporations and volunteers helped to make the start of the school year bright for a number of children in the county.
RAHWAY — After practicing general dentistry for 28 years, Dr. Richard Olin of Rahway sees the move into his new 2,400-square-foot dental building like a new beginning.