Did I ever mention that sometimes I’m not sure what to write about? Let me clue you in, this is not one of them. Without question, the worst situation developed with that snow on Saturday, Oct. 29.
TRENTON – The Department of Education released a draft outline of its waiver application to the US Department of Education for relief from certain provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law.
ELIZABETH — A 39-year-old man, currently incarcerated in Essex County, was charged this week in connection with a 2010 sexual assault in Elizabeth, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Radio City Music Hall is offering a 20 percent discount off tickets sold for select shows to buyers who use the coupon code HOMEFRONT when purchasing tickets. A $5 donation will be made to Operation Homefront, Tri-State for every ticket sold under this coupon code.
RAHWAY — This year, Rahway’s elementary students will be scoring “Reading Homeruns” for their superintendent, Edward Yergalonis. Each book that they read counts as a “homer”.
NEWARK – PSE&G is reminding customers that the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now taking applications for the 2012 heating season. PSE&G heating customers typically receive about $300 toward their winter heating bills.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 80,000 jobs in October, according to data released today by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The modest job growth was not enough to significantly affect the nation’s unemployment rate, which is still 9 percent.
RAHWAY — As part of Red Ribbon Week drug awareness week (Oct 24-28), students at Franklin School held a food drive. During the “I CAN, You CAN, We CAN” day, the school collected 1,204 cans of food which will be donated to Rahway Food Bank.
We’re all living on tighter budgets these days – at both the public and personal levels – so it’s good news that state, county and local governments can invest in energy efficiency and, in the process, save taxpayer dollars.