PERTH AMBOY – The New Jersey Department of Transportation today announced that the newly reconstructed Amboy Avenue bridge over Route 440 in Perth Amboy was fully reopened to traffic this afternoon, Sept. 2.
STATE — While national weather forecasters are predicting that Hurricane Earl may just be an inconvenience to our state over Labor Day weekend, New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh urges residents to take precautions to protect their health and safety, especially if they are going to the shore.
TRENTON – New Jersey lawmakers are considering legislation that would require background checks for school volunteers.
STATE – Rep. Leonard Lance is a safe enough bet to be re-elected that CNN has removed New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District from its “Races To Watch” list.
NEWARK —NJ Transit is seeking a provider of wireless broadband (Wi-Fi) internet service at rail stations and onboard trains and has issued a request for proposals from qualified firms.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY– Grants will be awarded to local police departments to develop educational and prevention programs to combat bias crimes, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Middlesex County Freeholder Mildred S. Scott announced this week.
TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie signed legislation to appropriate $821 million in no-cost and low-cost loans for water and sewer infrastructure projects across the state this week.
STATE – On Wednesday, New Jersey Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh kicked off a month-long series of events to raise awareness of minority health issues and health disparities as part of Minority and Multicultural Health Month.
MADISON, Wis. – A woman with a history of poor mental health is eight times more likely to have the problem occur during pregnancy, a recent study shows.
CARTERET — For 35 years, the arrival of September in Carteret has brought with it the town’s Ethnic Day Festival, a day full of entertainment, foods, and crafts that celebrate the diversity that characterizes this suburban community.
EDISON — The Banjo Rascals will be featured on Tuesday, Sept. 14, as part of the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County’s Various Sounds of Music series.
MADISON, Wis. – Clearing tropical forest in the Amazon basin boosts the rate of malaria by nearly 50 percent, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison reported recently.
ELIZABETH –United Way of Greater Union County launched its 2010 annual fundraising campaign on Sept. 1. Officials have set a goal of $4.3 million.