NEPTUNE – With the deadline to register for disaster assistance less than two weeks away, officials announced that federal aid to New Jersey residents who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene totaled more than $181 million as of Oct. 18.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With as many as 15 million viewers—including many children— expected to tune in to watch the first game of the 2011 World Series tonight, U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), joined several fellow Democrats to call on the Major League Baseball Players Association to ban the use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco, on the field, in the dugout, and in the locker rooms.
WESTFIELD—For a fifth year, the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Inc. are teaming up to deliver holiday cheer and greetings to service members, their families and veterans throughout the holiday season.
LINDEN — Linden High School freshman Joanna Zalewski won an upset victory over #1 seed Gina Li of Hillsborough in the NJSIAA girls singles semifinal on Sunday.
SPRINGFIELD–The Fall International Film Festival begins at the Springfield Free Public Library today (Wednesday, Oct. 19.) The library will screen “Potiche” (2010) at noon and 7 p.m.
ROBBINSVILLE – A new, first-in-the-nation education initiative designed to help high school coaches make student athletes aware of the New Jersey Graduated Driver License (GDL) program has been unveiled by the NJSIAA (New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association) and the NJ Teen Safe Driving Coalition.
SAYREVILLE — The Friends of the Sayreville Public Library will sponsor a program entitled “Women of Mystery” on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in the library conference room.
EDISON — The Edison Chamber of Commerce has added a new calendar page to highlight career fairs to www.EdisonChamber.com There are now three calendar pages: Community, Chamber and Career Fairs events. Along with the listing of career/job fairs in Central New Jersey, there is a list of websites that employers can list their job openings.
TRENTON – Today, the New Jersey Conference of Mayors called for a level playing field between New Jersey brick-and-mortar businesses and out-of-state, internet-only retailers.