Category: State News

AAA Mid-Atlantic Debunks Fuel Saving Myths

STATE – Gasoline prices are holding steady near $3.39 in New Jersey, but many motorists have already reached their breaking point from over three straight weeks of one price increase after another. The cumulative effect of higher fuel prices is causing some drivers to change their habits and to seek ways to save money at the pump.

Bankers With Brushes

NUTLEY – This volunteer crew of Columbia Bank employees recently completed a “Paint Day” at the Phoenix Center, a Nutley based school that provides educational and therapeutic services to children with disabilities.

Students Thank Columbia Bank

FAIR LAWN — A small contingent of students and their faculty advisors from Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) in Wayne recently took time out of their busy school schedules to stop by Columbia Bank’s corporate headquarters in Fair Lawn to thank the bank for their career support efforts and also to showcase their fellow student’s talents.

NJ Lost 13,000 Jobs In January

STATE – The state’s economy lost an estimated 13,000 jobs in January, according to data released today by the state Labor Department. Both the private and public sectors were affected, shedding 7,100 and 5,900 jobs respectively.