ELIZABETH—New Jersey is still recovering from the widespread flood damage from the March 13th storm and subsequent rain. NJ 2-1-1 offers information and assistance to the area’s storm victims both by dialing 2-1-1 and at the companion web site www.nj211.org.
EDISON—New Jersey’s 2010 Cherry Blossom Princess, Amanda Ussak of Edison was introduced to Capitol Hill Wednesday night at a reception in the Cannon House Office Building attended by Members of Congress, Japanese diplomats and Cherry Blossom princesses from around the country.
HAMILTON – Preparations needed before travelers take their next flight may look a bit more like preparing for a trek through the wilderness than what most of us generally consider normal preparations for an airline flight.
STATE – The Powerball lottery jackpot is $150 million for Saturday night’s drawing, and the Mega Millions prize has reached $90 million for tonight’s drawing.
TRENTON—A dental office billing manager has pleaded guilty for billing insurance companies for dental procedures not rendered, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen Taylor announced Thursday.
EDISON – Edison Council President Charles Tomaro is kicking off his “Dig This Campaign” to persuade homeowners in Edison and throughout Middlesex County to dig up and remove underground fuel tanks from their properties.
One of the six, rudely jabbering girls who sat in front of me during a recent showing of director Louis Leterrier’s “Clash of the Titans” apparently favored whatever was playing on her little cell phone to the 3-D bombast up on the giant screen.
STATE — New Jersey saw a jump in initial unemployment claims for the week ending March 27, according to information from the federal Department of Labor.
OLD BRIDGE — Police are investigating the death of a woman who was found today in her home in Old Bridge, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Old Bridge Police Chief Thomas H. Collow.
Go figure: Dumont, a snakepit of a town known best for political contributions leading to professional favors, is considering a strict pay-to-play law that would make it something of a pioneer in North Jersey — thanks to Citizens’ Campaign, a grass-roots group that so far, has attracted 5,000 participants who hope to stem corruption… which should, in turn, help curb property taxes.