If you’ve ever fallen far behind on paying your bills, you know what it’s like to dread whenever the phone rings: What if it’s another bill collector? Ignoring the call – like ignoring a toothache – is never a good idea. Sooner or later, you’re going to have to deal with the situation.
Dear EarthTalk: Why don’t we reprocess and re-use our nuclear waste like France does? Would it be possible for us to start doing so? — Albert Jukowsky, Silver Spring, MD
CLARK – Participants in Clark Recreation’s new sports broadcasting camp finished their week of activities on Friday with a trip to a Somerset Patriots baseball game in Bridgewater.
TRENTON – After slashing $139 million in aid for New Jersey cities from the state’s Fiscal Year 2012 budget, Gov. Chris Christie signaled a willingness to restore the funding today. However, the money will come with a catch – the state Department of Community Affairs would oversee the aid program.
ELIZABETH — The suspect in the shooting death of a Staten Island woman found near railroad tracks in Elizabeth last week surrendered to police Saturday morning, announced Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
RAHWAY – For the past fifteen years, the “Annual Lehrer-Gibilisco Benefit Softball Tournament” for Children’s Specialized Hospital has raised money to support the “Lightning Wheels” athletic team.
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office often works with local law enforcement agencies to address the safety concerns of the residents of Middlesex County.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that would shift $1 billion in federal money for high speed rail to fund Midwest flood relief, New Jersey’s senators called upon the Department of Transportation to thwart the move.
TRENTON – The controversial public worker pension reforms Gov. Chris Christie signed into law last month will allow local governments to save $43 million in Fiscal Year 2012, according to projections released by the governor’s office today.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Prosecutor is offering $135,000 in grants to the county’s local police departments for the development of programs aimed at enhancing public awareness while combating a variety of crimes, including bias intimidation, bullying and vandalism.