Middlesex County To Conduct Annual Survey of Homeless

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — On Wednesday, Jan. 26, Middlesex County will conduct its Point-in-Time Count 2011 (PITC) survey throughout the county’s 25 municipalities. This annual survey assists in developing a “snapshot” of the number of homeless persons living unsheltered outside, in emergency shelters or transitional housing programs.

Vitale Calls On Health Commissioner To Implement Menu Labeling Law

TRENTON – State Senator Joseph F. Vitale, the sponsor of legislation signed into law last year to require chain restaurants in the Garden State to post calorie information on their menus, called on Health and Senior Services Commissioner Poonam Alaigh to follow her constitutional obligation to write regulations and enforce the law.

IRS To Start Processing Delayed Returns On Feb. 14; Most People Unaffected Can File Now

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Internal Revenue Service plans a Feb. 14 start date for processing tax returns delayed by last month’s tax law changes. The IRS reminded taxpayers affected by the delay they can begin preparing their tax returns immediately because many software providers are ready now to accept these returns.

Carteret Receives $82,000 For Spring Storm Cleanup

CARTERET- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has reimbursed Carteret $82,000 for emergency service and damage costs related to the Nor’easter of March-April 2010, Mayor Dan Reiman announced.

U.S. Traffic Congestion Wasted 3.9 Billion Gallons Of Fuel In 2009

HAMILTON –Traffic problems are once again rebounding along with the economy after two years of slight declines due to the economic downturn and high fuel prices, says a new report from the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University.