State News

NJ Peach Crop Survived Hurricane

CLAYTON – Much of New Jersey’s remaining peach crop survived the winds and rains of Hurricane Irene, according to Jerry Frecon, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Cooperative Extension, speaking from Heilig Orchards, where he was inspecting the peach orchards.

How to get disaster assistance

President Obama declared the counties of Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic and Somerset as disaster areas eligible for federal relief,  but state  officials are hoping for more. New Jerseyans seeking federal disaster relief should follow a three-step process outlined by the Federal Emergency…

Come To The Jersey Shore

Gov. Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin visited Point Pleasant on Friday, Sept. 2, to promote the Jersey Shore, which is open for Labor Day Weekend. The trip was prompted by concern that people would pass up the…