WARREN – Verizon Wireless has expanded its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to more customers in the Northern New Jersey area by turning on additional cell sites in Newark, Lodi, Jersey City, Hackensack, South Plainfield, Linden, and Florham Park.
PARSIPPANY – Gov. Chris Christie signaled that he was unlikely to join in the defense of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to keep pollution from out-of-state power plants from blowing into New Jersey.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie said New Jersey’s two major utilities, PSE&G and JCP&L, are on track to meet the goal of restoring service to 95 percent of the customers who lost power because of Saturday’s snow storm by midnight this evening. As of this afternoon, 63,000 utility customers are still without power.
RAHWAY – City residents should expect higher water bills in 2012. According to the Rahway Rising blog, the City Council is expected to pass an ordinance at the Nov. 14 meeting that would increase water rates by five percent to help close a nearly $1.2 million deficit in the city’s water utility.
CLARK — On Friday, Oct. 28, Maria Breien and Lisa Loria had the Girl Scout Troops from Clark, Garwood and Winfield join together to celebrate their annual Halloween Dance at Frank K. Hehnly Grammar School in Clark.
STATE – The New Jersey Judiciary has joined with hospitals and safe houses to help victims of domestic violence apply for temporary restraining orders without going to a courthouse.
RAHWAY — Folk-rock artists David Buskin and Robin Batteau will play a free concert tonight, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center. Their show has been rescheduled from Thursday, Aug. 18 when an abrupt thunderstorm forced the cancellation of the the Mayor’s Summer Concert Series performance on the Rahway Train Plaza.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its final research plan on hydraulic fracturing. At the request of Congress, EPA is working to better understand potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources.
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