TRENTON – New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities’ Clean Energy Program™ is helping residents with their spring cleaning. All it takes is the decision to part ways with that second refrigerator or freezer and you can make a little extra money, save more money through lower electric bills and create extra garage or basement space.
ELMWOOD PARK–Spencer Savings Bank, a mutually-owned community savings bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, raised a total of $8,500 to benefit children suffering from Muscular Dystrophy through its participation in the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)’s 28th annual St. Patrick’s Day fundraising campaign, “Shamrocks Against Dystrophy.”
NEWARK –The U.S. Attorney’s Office has begun a review of a number of hotels and casinos in Atlantic City to determine whether they are being operated in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced today.
RAHWAY — Lisa McCormick, the Democrats for Change candidate for state Senate from Rahway, says America should make corporate tax dodgers pay their fair share to take part of the burden off middle class working people.
TRENTON – The state Department of Environmental Protection announced the formation of a task force that will conduct an assessment of operations and emergency preparedness plans for the New Jersey’s four nuclear generating facilities. The review will determine whether any early lessons from the ongoing nuclear emergency in Japan could enhance New Jersey’s current nuclear response protocols.
PASSAIC – Detectives from the New Jersey State Police Cargo Theft Unit shut down a major alleged counterfeit trademark operation based out of Passaic. Wan Kim, 52, of Ridgefield, was arrested by detectives and charged with possession and manufacturing of counterfeit trademark items, authorities announced today.
SCOTCH PLAINS – A New Jersey assemblywoman is asking state residents to turn off their lights from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday to recognize “Earth Hour.”
TRENTON – New Jersey’s February unemployment rate edged up by 0.1 percentage point to 9.2 percent, even as the state added 7,500 jobs during the month.
FORT MONMOUTH — Residents in flood-damaged homes should begin cleanup as soon as it is safe to re-enter their houses because mold can create serious health problems, according to disaster recovery and health officials.
STATE — AARP New Jersey is strongly critical of Senate Bill 2664, legislation proposed by Sen. Raymond Lesniak and Asm. Joseph Cryan that could leave state residents paying more to telephone and cable companies.