STATE — An audit released today by the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) found the state of New Jersey has been paying for more than 19,000 phone lines that go unused and are no longer needed.
TRENTON — A compromise effort to cap New Jersey property tax increases at two percent per year moved forward yesterday.
STATE — About 6,500 PSE&G customers are currently without power this morning due to the extreme heat. Municipalities with more than 500 customers affected include: Fairview, Elizabeth and Jersey City. The utility serves 2.1 million customers statewide.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today asked residents to voluntarily conserve water due to a persistent dry spell and extremely hot weather, key factors that are beginning to affect water supplies statewide.
STATE — With temperatures expected to reach nearly 100 today and tomorrow, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) urges residents to take steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
MADISON — Children as young as middle-schoolers should be screened on their use of alcohol, according to Dr. Patricia Kokotailo, director of adolescent medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
MADISON – “Drink your liquids” is not just a summertime mantra.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this year with performances in four county parks.
EDISON — A Brooklyn man has been arrested and charged with luring a 14-year-old girl in the township, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas J. Bryan announced today.
TRENTON – Assembly Democrats announced a schedule for upcoming Budget Committee meetings and said the lack of information available from Gov. Chris Christie’s administration on property tax caps highlight the need for a thoughtful review.