A 65-year-old with high cholesterol and a 30-year-old accountant with an affinity for extreme sports may not appear to have much in common. But imagine if our elderly friend suffered a stroke, while the athlete had a surfing accident and wound up paralyzed.
As the 112th Congress begins its second month of work I am honored to begin my second term as New Jersey’s Seventh District representative in Washington.
Speaking on legislation that would allow legal notices to be posted on government websites instead of requiring publication in newspapers, Assemblyman Jon Bramnick of Westfield said, “I thought this was a no-brainer.”
Ronald Reagan led the charmed life of a handsome, personable, small town boy who progressed from being a sports announcer to a movie star to the leader of a visible labor union to a citizen politician in the most populous state in the Union and finally President of the United States.
Most of us may not think we know someone who is hungry. But more than 10 percent of New Jersey households are food insecure. Many of these families are forced to choose between paying for food and paying the rent.
When a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, 2010 the world community came to its aid. Millions of private citizens in this country and around the world reached into their household budgets and gave generously to the Haitian people who were grappling with the devastation.
“How do we get people involved in our town?” So many of our communities and organizations are suffering from “STP” (same ten people) syndrome. It not only wears them out, we also miss the new people and ideas that can make a real difference.
People who make an impact are sometimes called “rainmakers.” But how about those who measure the rain? Knowledge about rain and snow patterns in New Jersey is power!
At My Credit Specialist, we have been watching the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs’ credit repair campaign very carefully, and we would like to respond to some of the claims they made about credit repair companies in the recent article “NJ Launches Credit Repair Information Campaign.”
Kristen Forbes of Noblesville, Indiana, had recently graduated from college when she was diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer at age 22. After a yearlong, painful battle, she succumbed to the disease, leaving behind a bright future and grieving family members and friends.