[unemployment] WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-three percent of America’s unemployed have been jobless for a year or longer, the highest rate since World War II, according to a study released this week by the Pew Economic Policy Group.
LINDEN—Sanitation workers found garbage bags containing two dismembered human bodies on Monday, about one week after Councilman Derek Armstead said that crime rates would be lower if more police lived in town.
STATE—New Jerseyans continue to worry about their job security, according to the quarterly consumer survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Silberman College of Business.
MOUNTAINSIDE –– With the April 15 tax filing deadline right around the corner, the IRS offers taxpayers who have not yet filed a few last-minute tips.
Dear EarthTalk: Oceans are in big trouble and I understand President Obama is creating a high level ocean council to address them. What are the major issues? — Steve Sullivan, Bothell, WA
FORT MONMOUTH – Residents of 12 New Jersey counties who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding that began on March 12 are urged to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible.
STATE—Whether you eat more fruits and vegetables, start a walking program or catch up on your medical screenings, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged New Jersey residents to make healthy behavior changes now that can promote a longer and more active life.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A New Brunswick man has pleaded guilty to a count of aggravated manslaughter, admitting he fatally shot another man on a city street in 2008, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
STATE – Communities in New Jersey are at risk of losing millions of dollars in federal funds every year for the next ten years because they are not mailing back their 2010 Census forms, according to Census officials.
Are you having trouble managing a heavy debt load? If so, you’re not alone. Households with credit cards have an average of nearly $11,000 in debt in these accounts, according to the latest figures from the Nilson Report, which follows credit card transactions.