CLARK—Last Friday evening as a blanket of heat and humidity enveloped New Jersey, a hundred men, women, and children gathered inside a “cool” Temple Beth O/r Beth Torah, at 111 Valley Road in Clark, as they listened to twilight, Kabbalah inspired melodies, and then at sunset joined in prayer to welcome the Jewish Sabbath.
If New Jersey’s record-setting heat waves this summer had a soundtrack, it would be the sound of millions of humming air conditioners.
STATE – New unemployment claims increased in New Jersey for the week ending July 31, according to data released today by the federal Department of Labor.
TRENTON – A Union County mortgage loan solicitor has been charged with conspiring with others in a scheme to steal millions of dollars by obtaining mortgage loans using false identities and counterfeit documents, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced.
ARLINGTON, Va — The rate at which people file insurance claims for theft is highest for versions of the 2007-09 Cadillac Escalade, a luxury SUV, followed by the Ford F-250 crew pickup, Infiniti G37 luxury car, and Dodge Charger with a HEMI engine.
CLARK – The Township of Clark is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community. Volunteers will be trained to become Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members.
Aug. 9 at 8:26 a.m. – Police investigated a warehouse burglary on the 300 block of Dalziel Road. The business owner reported that between Aug. 6 and Aug. 9, someone entered the building, cut wires to the security system and used a forklift to steal 45 pallets of hair care products valued at $250,000.
STATE – By following recommendations in a National Blueprint for a Clean Energy Economy, the United States can reduce heat-trapping emissions to 56 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
NEWARK – Approximately a hundred protesters blocked traffic on Broad Street yesterday to protest Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s plan to outsource city sanitation jobs to a private firm.
TRENTON – The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s (PDFNJ) Center for Prevention Research (CPR) released the results of its 2010 Tracking Survey of Parents’ Attitudes & Behaviors Toward Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention which once again found that the more frequently a family has a meal together the more parents feel that their opinions have an influence in their child’s decision on whether to use drugs or alcohol.
HILLSIDE – Nearly three dozen NAIOP New Jersey members, staff and friends spent the day as volunteers at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey (CFB) in Hillside, sorting and re-packing incoming donations for distribution.
NEWARK–In addition to feeling the economic impact of unemployment in the current economic downturn, many families are also facing the loss of healthcare for their children.
[calendar] CLARK– Those who have experienced blindness, followed by the miracle of restored sight through corneal transplantation, begin to see the world in a way many people cannot. They no longer take their eyesight for granted.