JERSEY CITY – To celebrate Earth Day, The Provident Bank will offer eco-friendly grocery bags to the first 100 customers at each of its 80 plus branches on April 22.
STATE– New Jersey voters will head to the polls today in most municipalities to elect members of their local Board of Education and weigh in on the school budget.
STATE –Tonight’s Mega Millions lottery jackpot is worth $143 million, while Wednesday’s Powerball top prize is $252 million.
SOMERSET—State and federal disaster recovery officials today said that some common misunderstandings about disaster assistance may deprive individuals of vital help from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
STATE — In recognition of April as “Donate Life Month,” Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh and Motor Vehicle Commission Acting Chief Administrator Raymond Martinez urged all New Jersey residents to become organ and tissue donors.
Dear EarthTalk: What are the major threats to the Great Lakes in the United States and what’s being done to address them? — Saul G., Racine, WI
NEWARK – The U.S. Marshals Service captured 15 Most Wanted fugitive Enrique Done on Friday in Newark.
WOODBRIDGE – Township officials have announced “Tooling Around The Township 2010,” the annual community-based program that organizes teams of volunteers, local trades’ persons, and business sponsors to fix-up, repair and help maintain homes for senior and disabled Woodbridge Township residents.
TRENTON—The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the resumption of construction operations on a Route 78 resurfacing project from Drift Road in Watchung Borough, Somerset County to Route 124 in Berkeley Heights, Union County.
SANDY HOOK – Clean Ocean Action released the 2009 Beach Sweeps Report last week, identifying the totals for over 95 items of marine debris collected by volunteers last year. The numbers are consistent with previous years with no sign of plastic litter letting up.