STATE — According to the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death among Hispanics. The American Stroke Association is urging families to talk about their risks for stroke throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct.15.
STATE – The American Red Cross is continuing to aid the victims of major flooding in New Jersey. Last night, the Red Cross operated three shelters in the state, aiding 150 residents. At the height of the storm, the Red Cross had more than 60 shelters open, or on standby to open, in New Jersey.
NEWARK – NJ Transit announced plans to replace two undergrade rail bridges in Plainfield and install a new roof at Newark Penn Station as part of the transportation agency’s infrastructure maintenance program.
NEWARK—NJ Transit will add on-board cameras to its entire bus fleet in a move aimed at enhancing the overall safety and security of both customers and operators.
ELIZABETH – School Board President Marie L. Munn’s attorney, Sean M. Pena, Esq, submitted this statement on behalf of his client:
Ms. Munn would like to respond to Ted Sherman’s article titled “Elizabeth school officials’ kids don’t pay full meal costs, records show” dated August 21, 2011 and published in the New Jersey Star Ledger.
STATE – Residents of New Jersey now eligible for individual disaster assistance should know that the help they may receive will be based on their own unique circumstances and needs.
BERGENFIELD – Gov. Chris Christie visited Bergenfield’s Roy Brown Middle School on Wednesday to highlight his efforts to increase accountability in education.
MOUNTAINSIDE – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno toured the offices of Danfoss Hago in Mountainside yesterday as part of her statewide “100 business tour.”
FORT MONMOUTH – After 94 years of service, Fort Monmouth will officially close on Thursday. An inactivation and color casing ceremony was held today.