Woodbridge Voters Asked To Help Local Food Banks On Election Day

WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac, along with senior class students from Colonia, Woodbridge, and John F. Kennedy High Schools, announced that the “Cast-a-Can When You Cast Your Vote” food drive is in place for the Primary Election on Tuesday, June 8.

Housing Advocate Criticizes Lesniak For Steering Public Money To Private Developer

TRENTON – A housing advocate said that state Sen. Raymond Lesniak is trying to redirect $20 million from the state’s housing trust fund to aid a private developer renovating apartments down the street from the Democrat’s Elizabeth home.

Government Reports Modest Job Growth In May

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 431,000 jobs in May, according to Keith Hall, commissioner of the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, the majority of the job growth could be attributed to the hiring of temporary workers for the U.S. Census.

Insurance Brokers Charged With Stealing From Perth Amboy For Non-Existent Wellness Program

TRENTON – Three insurance brokers from Maryland and their two companies were indicted Thursday on charges that they conspired to steal $216,495 from the City of Perth Amboy by collecting payments for a non-existent “wellness program” for city employees, officials said.

Carteret Will Receive Redevelopment Tax Credits

CARTERET — The borough has received a coveted recovery zone designation from the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and will utilize the United States Internal Revenue Service allocation of $11 million in bond tax credits, officials announced.

Engineers Urge Businesses, Communities To Prepare For Hurricane Season

DES PLAINES, Ill. — With hurricane season beginning, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and its 32,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members, urge companies and communities to take steps now to prepare to handle emergencies in an effort to minimize injury and disruption to operations.