WEST TRENTON—Temperatures and heat indexes are estimated to build into the upper 90s, and possibly even reach 100 degrees or higher by Friday and into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the excessive heat and warns that older adults and people with disabilities are especially at risk.
TRENTON — The Department of Environmental Protection reminds state residents that harvesting blue claw crabs from the waters of the Lower Passaic River and Newark Bay is prohibited, as scientists have found that crabs from those waters continue to show harmful levels of cancer-causing dioxin and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), as well as other contaminants, including mercury.
CARTERET – On Tuesday, Aug. 2, neighborhoods throughout Carteret are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 28th annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that maintenance repairs have begun on the Route 35 lift bridge over Cheesequake Creek connecting the boroughs of Old Bridge and Sayreville in Middlesex County.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — If you have too little federal tax withheld from your pay, you could end up owing a lot of money when you file your taxes. If you withhold too much, you will get a large refund next year, but that means you gave up the use of your money for several months during the year.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County students entering fifth through eighth grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the county’s extension office called “Eco-Adventures at the EARTH Center.”
If you’ve ever fallen far behind on paying your bills, you know what it’s like to dread whenever the phone rings: What if it’s another bill collector? Ignoring the call – like ignoring a toothache – is never a good idea. Sooner or later, you’re going to have to deal with the situation.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) met last week with Meghan Johnson, a fifth grade student at Franklin Elementary School in Westfield, whose poster, “Blowing Notes, Not Smoke,” won the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians Tar Wars Poster Contest. Her poster was chosen from submissions of fourth and fifth graders from across the state.