TRENTON – To ease congestion and aid commuters while NJ Transit works to restore service, government officials have contracted with private bus companies to provide emergency service into New York City from locations around the state.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission re-opened two additional facilities today, Nov. 5:
NEW YORK, N.Y. – NY Waterway resumed ferry service at the Hoboken/NJ Transit Terminal Monday morning, Nov. 5. While the historic Erie Lackawanna Ferry Terminal suffered significant water damage from Hurricane Sandy, federal, state, and local officials were instrumental in allowing ferry service to resume at this location.
STATE – With hundreds of polling sites throughout the state relocated because of damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, and many residents still displaced from their homes, tomorrow will not be a typical Election Day.
TRENTON — Residents of 10 New Jersey counties who suffered damages from Hurricane Sandy may be eligible for federal disaster assistance as a result of the presidential disaster declaration made Oct. 30.
TRENTON — Friday night, Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order declaring a limited state of energy emergency with regard to the supply of motor fuel and implementing odd-even rationing for gasoline purchases in 12 New Jersey counties. Odd-even fuel sales will take effect in the following counties at noon on Saturday, Nov. 3: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Monmouth, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren.
TRENTON– The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has issued subpoenas to 65 businesses across the state, intensifying its investigation into more than 500 consumer complaints about alleged price gouging.
NEWARK—U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today applauded President Obama and the U.S. Department of Transportation for acting quickly to release $10 million in emergency highway funding to help get New Jersey’s highways and roads back in working condition.
STATE — The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, the only certified burn center in New Jersey, has seen an increase in census as a result of Hurricane Sandy. On an average day, it admits one or two patients into the Burn Intensive Care Unit.
STATE — Most of New Jersey’s 35 local Women, Infant and Children (WIC) clinics are open for pregnant women and mothers in need of vouchers for baby formula and food. A list of agencies that are open or closed due to Hurricane Sandy is available on the WIC webpage of the New Jersey Department of Health.