NEWARK – Gov. Chris Christie, Attorney General Paula T. Dow, and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers to watch for home repair scams and charity scams during the post-Hurricane Irene recovery period.
TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance Commissioner Tom Considine today offered tips to consumers on filing insurance claims in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene.
STATE – As the cleanup from Hurricane Irene continues, reports of deaths attributed to the storm continue to mount.
NEWARK – NJ Transit has restored rail service to most of its destinations, though some stops are still being skipped because of flooding and all trains are subject to delays. Buses are operating on a regular weekday schedule, though there may still be delays, detours and cancellations due to flooding.
TRENTON – New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission facilities, including agencies, driver testing centers and inspection stations, are open on a normal schedule today, Tuesday, Aug. 30.
Rahway resident Carmen Serrano sent in these photos of Rahway, taken Sunday after Hurricane Irene caused major flooding in the city.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. tonight in the Media Center of Arthur L. Johnson High School and immediately convene into closed executive session for confidential matters, collective bargaining, matters of personnel, litigation or contract matters and/or attorney/client privilege.
NEW BRUNSWICK–New Brunswick Theater Festival’s production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream begins previews on Wednesday, Aug. 31 with opening night on Friday, Sept. 2.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series concludes its 51st season on Wednesday, Aug. 31, with an evening of energetic party music performed by The Nerds. The free concert that begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.