State News

Blindness Awareness Month Puts Spotlight On “Outspoken Library” Kiosks

TRENTON– Since 2009, October in New Jersey has been designated as Blindness Awareness Month to stress the vital importance of Braille literacy; to build awareness about the prevention, treatment and cure of blindness and other visual impairments; and to highlight the resources available through the NJ State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) and local libraries.

Fall Clean Up Tip: NJ Program Pays Residents $50 For Old Fridges

TRENTON – If getting ready for winter includes a fall clean up project, then getting rid of that old second refrigerator can get you ready for energy savings just in time for colder weather. Whether you have it stored in the garage or basement or want to get rid of a working fridge or freezer you recently replaced, recycling an old refrigerator or freezer can help you save money to help pay heating bills.