TRENTON – With high school sports practices getting under way, Assembly members Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., Craig J. Coughlin, Thomas P. Giblin and Mila M. Jasey are pushing legislation to create an awareness program on the prevention, risk and treatment of sports-related brain injuries.
TRENTON—Statistics released this week by the New Jersey School Boards Association indicate that average teacher salary raises are dropping to the lowest point on record.
SOMERDALE — As the hurricane season begins to unfold, knowing where to find disaster-related information is the best way for New Jersey residents to protect themselves, says Dean Ragone, a 25-year veteran of the disaster planning industry.
WESTFIELD– Congressman Leonard Lance and representatives of the Robert Treat Deli held a news conference on Thursday in Westfield to discuss current economic policies that are hurting New Jersey’s small businesses.
STATE – New unemployment claims increased in New Jersey for the week ending July 31, according to data released today by the federal Department of Labor.
NEWARK – Approximately a hundred protesters blocked traffic on Broad Street yesterday to protest Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s plan to outsource city sanitation jobs to a private firm.
HILLSBOROUGH – Ed Potosnak, Democratic Candidate for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, celebrated the passage of the Education, Jobs, and Medicaid Assistance Act at Auten Road Intermediate School in Hillsborough Wednesday.
STATE – While a projected $10.5 billion structural deficit in next year’s state budget has gotten a lot of attention recently, it is not the only financial problem facing New Jersey on July 1, 2011.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that the third round of one-time, tax-free $250 rebate checks have been mailed to eligible Medicare beneficiaries whose drug costs are so high they have reached the Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage gap known as the “donut hole.”
STATE — An old refrigerator/freezer in the home of Kearny resident Siu Wah Lau saw its last day on Aug. 10, but its departure will save Lau more than $150 in energy costs a year.