TRENTON – New Jersey’s February unemployment rate edged up by 0.1 percentage point to 9.2 percent, even as the state added 7,500 jobs during the month.
TRENTON – For the second time this year, the Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated annuity jackpot of $304 million for tonight’s drawing.
EDISON — “The Drowsy Chaperone,” a comedy with a musical theater theme, will be presented at Middlesex County College. It’ll be Thursday through Saturday, March 24-26 at 8 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, March 31-April 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 3 at 2 p.m.
SOUTH AMBOY – Volunteers are needed to help clean up the South Amboy Community Garden this weekend. No gardening experience is necessary, just a desire to help provide organically-grown produce to families in need.
MOUNTAINSIDE — Taxpayers who may have difficulty visiting an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center during weekday business hours can visit an IRS office on Saturday, March 26 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
FORT MONMOUTH — Residents in flood-damaged homes should begin cleanup as soon as it is safe to re-enter their houses because mold can create serious health problems, according to disaster recovery and health officials.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears professional baseball team will hold several free events on Saturday, March 26, at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium on Broad Street.
STATE – The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is looking for people to join this year’s Walk MS to help create a world free of multiple sclerosis.
STATE — AARP New Jersey is strongly critical of Senate Bill 2664, legislation proposed by Sen. Raymond Lesniak and Asm. Joseph Cryan that could leave state residents paying more to telephone and cable companies.