RAHWAY – After 20 years as Mayor of Rahway, James Kennedy, has been named executive director of the Union County Performing Arts Center.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A city police sergeant was charged today with performing extra-duty security jobs with private companies during hours he was supposed to be working for the city as a police officer, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced.
STATE – New Jersey residents are facing another winter storm on Wednesday, which is expected to bring a mix of rain, sleet and snow to the area.
STATE – Two-thirds of New Jersey residents are not confident that life for their children’s generation will be better than it has been for them, according to the results of a new poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the Internal Revenue Service unveiled IRS2Go, its first smartphone application that lets taxpayers check on their status of their tax refund and obtain helpful tax information.
Dear EarthTalk: A number of federal energy efficiency related tax incentives expired at the end of 2010. Will any such programs remain in force and if not, are there other ways to save money on green upgrades? — Jen Franklin, Chicago, IL
If you’ve tried to take out a loan or open a new credit account recently, you know that the days of easy credit are long gone. Lenders, insurers, landlords and even some employers are more diligently scrutinizing your credit history to see if you’re a worthwhile risk.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — On Wednesday, Jan. 26, Middlesex County will conduct its Point-in-Time Count 2011 (PITC) survey throughout the county’s 25 municipalities. This annual survey assists in developing a “snapshot” of the number of homeless persons living unsheltered outside, in emergency shelters or transitional housing programs.
TRENTON – The Assembly State Government Committee will hear testimony today about the closing of the Motor Vehicle Commission facility in Elizabeth, the state’s fourth largest city.
HAMILTON –Traffic problems are once again rebounding along with the economy after two years of slight declines due to the economic downturn and high fuel prices, says a new report from the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University.