The holiday season is upon us and for most people that means enjoying a festive dinner with family and friends. However, for more than one million New Jersey residents living in food insecure households, the holidays are a stark reminder of how hard it can be to put food on the kitchen table each day.
DENVILLE – If you have a family member who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia disorder, an Alzheimer’s Association Support Group can offer you an opportunity to find out more about available community resources, learn from others who are going through similar experiences and obtain additional educational materials.
TRENTON – Three employees of an information technology company, including an East Brunswick man, were sentenced today for rigging bids for computer contracts with the Oakland, Lincoln Park and Haledon police departments, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced
STATE – Funding for New Jersey’s largest energy assistance program, the federal Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), could be on the chopping block as a result of Congress’ failure to agree on a deficit reduction plan, New Jersey Policy Perspective reports.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is helping to reduce air pollution in the New York metropolitan area by providing the New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition with $896,838 to replace 21 engines on eight ferry and excursion boats that operate between New Jersey and New York with cleaner technology.
TRENTON – A former toll collector for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey who worked at the George Washington Bridge was sentenced today for stealing toll funds, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – Legislation Assembly Democrats Pamela R. Lampitt, Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Craig J. Coughlin are pushing to ensure colleges and universities have plans in place to address on-campus emergencies such as violent attacks or disease pandemics continues advancing.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel on Thursday approved a measure sponsored by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano that would provide continuous funding support for the worthwhile endeavors of New Jersey’s various Girl Scout councils.
TRENTON – An estimated 2,500 parents, students and educators rallied on the Statehouse steps today to urge state lawmakers to pass the Opportunity Scholarship Act (OSA), chanting “Save our Children” and “OSA, OSA”
NEPTUNE–New Jersey policyholders who suffered losses as a result of Hurricane Irene damage (Aug. 27 through Sept. 5, 2011) have been given an extension to file the Proof of Loss (POL) form with the insurance company handling their claim.