STATE – The heat wave has affected New Jersey commuters who rely on NJ TRANSIT trains. Over the past 24 hours, the agency has experienced an increase in locomotive problems related to the extreme temperatures.
STATE — An audit released today by the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) found the state of New Jersey has been paying for more than 19,000 phone lines that go unused and are no longer needed.
TRENTON — A compromise effort to cap New Jersey property tax increases at two percent per year moved forward yesterday.
STATE — About 6,500 PSE&G customers are currently without power this morning due to the extreme heat. Municipalities with more than 500 customers affected include: Fairview, Elizabeth and Jersey City. The utility serves 2.1 million customers statewide.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today asked residents to voluntarily conserve water due to a persistent dry spell and extremely hot weather, key factors that are beginning to affect water supplies statewide.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that a portion of Bordentown Avenue (CR 615) in Sayreville will be temporarily closed in order to rehabilitate a Conrail railroad grade crossing.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the next stage of construction for the Smith Street bridge deck replacement project over Route 440 in Woodbridge.
STATE — With temperatures expected to reach nearly 100 today and tomorrow, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) urges residents to take steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
STATE – NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood products and services to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives.
JERSEY CITY – The Provident Bank recently collected more than $8,000 in donations for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) through its Deposit $1 of Hope fundraiser. Collections were held at each of Provident’s 80-plus branches throughout the state.