TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Jim Whelan that would require health care facilities to offer flu shots to their employees was approved this week by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.
TRENTON – Two bill sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale that will increase the number of New Jersey’s children and low-income adults enrolled in New Jersey FamilyCare and other safety net programs were approved this week by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.
WATCHUNG – Service is an essential core value all year long for students at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung and that spirit of giving is particularly evident during the holiday season. Throughout the month of November, students have coordinated food drives, book collections, and numerous fundraisers aimed at helping those in need both locally and around the world.
NEWARK — NJ Transit will once again offer “early getaway” rail and bus service on Wednesday, Nov. 23, for the benefit of customers leaving work early, and to provide additional capacity for customers traveling to Newark Liberty International Airport. The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is typically the airport rail station’s busiest day of the year, with ridership levels about twice that of a typical weekday.
Falling leaves, pumpkins, a cornucopia and turkeys: Whether we are conscious of it or not, some of the most prevalent Thanksgiving symbols come from nature. No matter where you are in the country, whether the leaves change, the snow falls or you spend Thanksgiving on a beach, you are bound to see some of these influences at your celebration.
NEWARK – U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded grants totaling more than $10 million for the repair and reconstruction of state and federal roads in New Jersey that were damaged by Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee, and flooding in August.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is now hiring experienced registered nurses (RNs).
CLARK — The entire fourth grade class at Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark recently enjoyed a most informative and memorable field trip to the New Jersey Statehouse, as part of the fourth grade study of New Jersey in Social Studies.
STATE — With the holiday season quickly approaching, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services reminds residents that simple preventive measures can keep families and guests safe from food-related illness.