TRENTON—The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that the Route 27 bridge over Conrail in Metuchen Borough will be closed to traffic starting Monday, April 26.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP—Nobody is denying a challenging economy is still with us, but a survey conducted by The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey suggests things could be easing a bit, at least as far as tourism is concerned.
SOMERSET—State and federal disaster recovery officials today said that some common misunderstandings about disaster assistance may deprive individuals of vital help from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
HAMILTON – Across the country, fatal crashes in roadway work zones killed more than 700 people last year. Clearly, this year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week offers yet one more reason to take it easy when driving through work zones.
NEWARK – The U.S. Marshals Service captured 15 Most Wanted fugitive Enrique Done on Friday in Newark.
SANDY HOOK – Clean Ocean Action released the 2009 Beach Sweeps Report last week, identifying the totals for over 95 items of marine debris collected by volunteers last year. The numbers are consistent with previous years with no sign of plastic litter letting up.
SOMERSET—In just two weeks since 12 New Jersey counties were made eligible for federal disaster assistance, nearly $5 million has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist in the recovery efforts.
TRENTON — New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) customers are advised that all 29 inspection stations statewide will begin new Monday through Friday hours of operation as of Monday, May 3.
NEWARK—April is NJ Underground Damage Prevention Month, and PSE&G is reminding customers, contractors and excavators that they must call before digging to avoid hitting underground gas and electric lines. To make it easy to call, 811 has been designated as the national dialing code to have underground lines located and marked.
MIDDLETOWN- Assemblyman Joseph Azzolina, a USN retired captain who served in the state Senate and General Assembly representing New Jersey’s 13th district passed away yesterday evening at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in New York with his sons Joseph, John and Gregg at his bedside. He was 84.