As hundreds of New Jersey’s emergency managers gather in New Brunswick at the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Annual Conference this week, it is the opportunity for New Jersey’s local communities to take stock of what lessons were learned during Hurricane Irene.
TRENTON – State officials announced new car seat recommendations for children Monday, highlighting the annual Child Passenger Safety Week which features a public information campaign and safety events to be held throughout New Jersey.
TRENTON – A bill designed to push a sluggish real estate market while helping property owners avoid bureaucratic requirements when selling certain homes and seasonal rentals has been signed into law.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Governor Chris Christie and Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Director Charles McKenna today convened a homeland security conference for more than 400 law enforcement, homeland security and emergency management professionals from various federal, state and local government agencies.
UNION COUNTY – Union County College’s Industry-Business Institute continues their program of free basic computer skills classes this fall. These classes are offered at the Elizabeth and Cranford Campuses of Union County College through a unique partnership of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA), the New Jersey Community College Consortium, and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A New Jersey Congressman wants to make sure the federal government helps local governments to pay for upgrades to out-dated communications equipment used by first responders.
HAMILTON – A recent survey of New Jersey motorists conducted on behalf of the Automobile Association of America found a majority would support an increase in the gas tax, if that money was dedicated to transportation infrastructure projects.
SOUTH AMBOY — The Old Bridge Sayreville Rotary is hosting a “Beer‘n Brats Oktoberfest” to benefit area veteran programs. The event will take place on Friday, Oct. 28 starting at 6:30 p.m., at Sacred Heart Memorial Hall, Main Street and Washington Avenue in South Amboy.
STATE – More than $81.5 million in federal disaster assistance is helping fund the ways New Jerseyans are recovering from Hurricane Irene, officials said yesterday.