STATE – Gov. Chris Christie and New Jersey’s two Democratic senators, Frank Lautenberg and Bob Menendez, have asked President Barack Obama to expedite the Garden State’s request for assistance from the federal government in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
Steven Miller, a counselor at Earth House residential treatment center for people with behavioral disorders on Canal Road in East Millstone, sent in these pictures of the flooding there on Sunday.
NEWARK – A 26-count superseding indictment was filed against pharmacist Vincent Hsia, the proprietor of Lincoln Pharmacy Network, located in Edison, and six additional individuals, relating to the alleged distribution of oxycodone, a Schedule II controlled substance, on Monday, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – An Elizabeth retailer sold the winning ticket in Sunday’s Jersey Cash 5 drawing.
STATE – Utilities are continuing to restore service to customers who lost power due to damage from Hurricane Irene, but thousands throughout New Jersey remain in the dark.
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.