WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal lawmakers reached an agreement last night to break a deadlock over disaster relief funding and avoid a potential government shutdown.
STATE – If you’ve registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and have not filed a flood insurance claim, don’t put it off any longer.
EDISON – On Friday, Sept. 16, a group of senior students from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School accompanied school officials on a trip to Hands of Hope in Edison to deliver three car loads of food collected in a school-wide drive to help those affected by Hurricane Irene.
EDISON – Dr. Jerry Ganis, Lower School Head, was the surprise guest reader on the 10th Day of School for the Kindergarten class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison. Ganis read the book “Children Make Terrible Pets” to Jenn Geissler’s students. (Photo courtesy of Wardlaw-Hartridge School)
STATE – A majority – 54 percent – of New Jersey voters approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, while 36 percent disapprove according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind.
Up to seven percent of pregnant women will develop preeclampsia, a serious pregnancy-related condition that can affect the placenta, liver, kidneys, blood, brain, and other organs. It is a leading cause of maternal and infant sickness and death in the US.
GARWOOD — The Mothers’ Center of Central New Jersey will hold its Fall Open House on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The open house will take place at the Garwood Presbyterian Church, located at 341 Spruce Avenue in Garwood.
STATE – New Jersey residents who did not receive reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for items purchased in direct response to Hurricane Irene may qualify under a separate FEMA grant program: Other Needs Assistance (ONA).
METUCHEN — A Rutgers journalism professor who lives in Metuchen, Tom Davis, authored the book “A Legacy of Madness: Recovering My Family From Generations of Mental Illness,” which is being released on Oct. 3.