NEPTUNE-Less than two months into the New Jersey hurricane recovery efforts more than $200 million in assistance has been approved, announced state and federal officials.
Blood Drive • Oct. 28 from 1 – 7 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.
TRENTON – The Joint Budget Oversight Committee today approved a request to issue $1.3 billion in bonds to fund transportation projects across the state as part of Gov. Chris Christie’s 5-year transportation capital plan.
TRENTON – An Israeli citizen living in Brooklyn, N.Y., admitted today to brokering three illegal kidney transplants for payments of $120,000 or more before he was caught conspiring to organize another black market sale, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — The Sierra Club has announced its endorsements for New Jersey State Legislature candidates running in the Nov. 8 election. “We believe the legislators we endorsed for re-election have done more to help protect New Jersey’s air water and…
TRENTON – State officials today offered several tips to the public aimed at keeping zombies and vampires, many of whom are set to roam the streets this weekend, safe and sound. Of course, these creatures, along with many others, will be the thousands of children who will be trick-or-treating this weekend, prompting Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky to encourage motorists and parents to take the necessary steps to have a safe Halloween.
TRENTON– New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lori Grifa and New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher announced a collaborative commitment this week that provides the five major food banks with ‘Jersey Fresh’ fruits and vegetables for the families and organizations they assist.
STATE – New Jersey residents support the “Occupy Wall Street” protests by a 3-to-2 margin, according to a new Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™ poll.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7) announced today his endorsement of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for President.
EATONTOWN — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties (BBBSMMC) held its 13th Annual Matching Smiles Gala on Friday, Oct. 14, at Navesink Country Club in Middletown.