TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie has requested $53 million from the federal government for cleanup costs related to the Dec. 26 and 27, 2010 snowstorm.
TRENTON – Division of Highway Traffic Safety Acting Director Gary Poedubicky today reminded motorists to always remove accumulated ice and snow from their vehicles before traveling on New Jersey’s roadways.
STATE – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for most of the state, which will remain in effect until 4 a.m. tomorrow morning. Snow is falling and creating slippery road conditions.
RAHWAY – After 20 years as Mayor of Rahway, James Kennedy, has been named executive director of the Union County Performing Arts Center.
PERTH AMBOY — The Middlesex County Sustainable Economic Growth Improvement Fund will provide $100,000 to support the renovation of the Perth Amboy Public Library, Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Library Board of Trustees announced.
TRENTON – The Assembly Appropriations Committee recently released legislation that would offer incentives for families to save for college.
Jan. 19 at 10:25 a.m. – At Headquarters, Det. Alex Yanes arrested Newark resident Yisel Castillo, 19, and charged him with theft. He was subsequently released on his own recognizance pending a court date.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection has secured a landmark agreement that will open up a large stretch of the Raritan River for fish spawning as compensation to the public for harm to natural resources caused by past pollution at a refinery and three polymer plants that were operated by or affiliated with the El Paso Corp., Commissioner Bob Martin announced Tuesday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature at the more than 7,000 acres of open space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.