STATE – New Jersey’s state government will face a shortfall of up to $10.6 billion by 2016, according to a report by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.
STATE — In recognition of February as American Heart Month and Feb. 4 as National Wear Red Day, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged both women and men to make healthier lifestyle choices to help reduce their risk of heart disease – the nation’s and New Jersey’s leading cause of death in both women and men.
STATE — The US Coast Guard and Maritime Administration will hold a series of public hearings next week on a proposal by Liberty Natural Gas to build an industrial facility off Asbury Park to import liquefied natural gas (LNG).
NEWARK — The Twelve Visions Party of New Jersey, the first political party running on the premise, “Make all the people rich, including the poor”, has scheduled its third State Convention for Saturday, March 19, at the Newark Symphony Hall in Newark.
Blood Drive • Feb. 5 from 12:30 –6:30 p.m. and Feb. 6 from 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.– Jersey Gardens Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566
HAMILTON – AAA, the leading provider of roadside assistance, responded to nearly 54,000 calls in January 2011 throughout New Jersey, a 21 percent increase compared to January 2010.
NEWARK – The owner of numerous vacation travel club companies with a long history of consumer complaints in New Jersey, is barred from doing business in the state for no less than five years and cannot open or operate any such business in the future without state approval, under terms of a settlement with the Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs that was announced yesterday.
STATE — Thousands of New Jersey residents remain without power this afternoon as the result of an ice storm.
STATE — Thousands of New Jersey residents are without power this morning as a result of an ice storm.
At 8:30 a.m., about 15,000 PSE&G customers were without power due to icing on the utility’s equipment and on trees. Nearly 14,000 Jersey Central Power & Light customers were without electricity at 10:40 a.m
TRENTON – State officials announced that 370 projects will share $78.75 million to advance street improvement and safety. The funding comes from the Local Aid program administered by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.