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Menendez To Hold Field Hearing On “Saving Our Neighborhoods From Foreclosures”

PLAINFIELD — U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will chair a field hearing of the Senate Banking Committee’s Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development on the topic of “Saving Our Neighborhoods from Foreclosures” at the Black United Fund Health and Human Services, 403 West 7th Street, Plainfield, beginning at 11 a.m. Friday.

Writer’s Block: Think Close Families Are a Thing of the Past? Read This.

Before I was ten years old, I learned a lot of things about life from my parents. At seven or eight, I could remember the sit-downs with mom and dad that I thought would be about one thing but ended up being about something else. No matter what the conversation was about, there was always a natural segue into a discussion about my parent’s general expectations for us as a family.

Task Force Says NJ Nuclear Plants Are Safe

TRENTON–New Jersey’s nuclear power plants are operating safely and have effective response plans in place to deal with potential emergency situations, according to the final report of the Governor’s Nuclear Review Task Force, which examined lessons learned from the nuclear emergency that occurred in Japan last year in the wake of an earthquake and tsunami.

Devine Praises Plain Language Law

RAHWAY — Democrat James J. Devine said new regulations published pursuant to the Affordable Care Act – President Barack Obama’s signature health reform law – will require insurance companies to provide consumers with clear, understandable and straightforward information about coverage and costs.