O’Boyle Joins State Theatre Staff

New Brunswick — Brian O’Boyle of Cranford has been hired as the State Theatre’s director of programming, according to Mark W. Jones,  president & CEO  of the nonprofit performing arts venue. “We are thrilled to have an individual with Brian’s experience join our seasoned…

How to get disaster assistance

President Obama declared the counties of Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic and Somerset as disaster areas eligible for federal relief,  but state  officials are hoping for more. New Jerseyans seeking federal disaster relief should follow a three-step process outlined by the Federal Emergency…

Interfaith 9/11 Memorial Service Extends Invitation To All

CARTERET — In response to the recent announcements by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg keeping clergy, first responders, and World Trade Center survivors from the official 9/11 memorial service at ground zero, Rhema Word Ministries in partnership with, survivor and survivor advocate, Elder Nicole B. Simpson is extending an open invitation for their New Jersey based memorial service.

Trudi’s Corner: After Irene

Well, Irene has come and gone, leaving so much heartache and disaster behind. I was fortunate in the sense that although my area lost power for possibly eight hours and I had water in the basement, it was nothing drastic.

Come To The Jersey Shore

Gov. Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin visited Point Pleasant on Friday, Sept. 2, to promote the Jersey Shore, which is open for Labor Day Weekend. The trip was prompted by concern that people would pass up the…

Emergency Officials Brief Media

This is a transcript of the Sept. 2, conference call for New Jersey media with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and New Jersey Office of Emergency Management Officials outlining Hurricane Irene recovery efforts: William “Bill” Vogel, Federal Coordinating Officer, Federal Emergency…