ELIZABETH—On Wednesday, the Port Authority and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched an aggressive program to replace up to 636 of the oldest, most polluting trucks serving the Port of New York and New Jersey with newer models that generate less pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
TETERBORO – New Jersey Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Jim Simpson joined NJDOT road crews on Route 46 in Teterboro on Wednesday to kick off the springtime pothole repair season.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Freeholder H. James Polos was joined Wednesday morning by state officials for the launch of the county’s new sustainability web site, the first result of the Middlesex County Sustainability Plan. The plan is the first of its kind in New Jersey and will be used as a model statewide.
TRENTON– Legislation to stimulate creation of technology industry clusters around New Jersey colleges and research hospitals, streamline corporate laws, stabilize the education of foster children, promote green building and allow the state to get a better handle on the number of uninsured children and parents top Thursday’s Assembly agendas.
WOODBRIDGE – Rep. Leonard Lance announced that two Woodbridge Township communities will each receive grant funds from the U.S. Homeland Security Department to purchase safety equipment for their volunteer fire departments. Woodbridge Township Mayor John McCormac, community leaders and local fire officials joined the New Jersey Republican in making the announcement.
UNION—First Baptist Church of Vauxhall recently donated $15,000 to the Red Cross to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. Nathan Rudy, Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross Tri-County Chapter, attended the church’s Heritage Day program on Sunday, Feb. 21, and accepted the check.
MADISON, Wis.—The human body is composed of about 70 percent water.
Take that as a hint.
CLARK– Residents of Clark have an opportunity to join the movement to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by participating in Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), an historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations.
Time goes by so quickly, it can be easy to forget important deadlines and even easier to let critical items fall to the nether regions of your to-do list. Whether you get to everything or not, time marches on — so we’d like to share some March reminders with you.
EDISON—On any typical day, a police officer may be called to walk down a dark alley in search of a fleeing suspect, or quell a violent domestic dispute, or approach a car that’s been reported stolen.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The Institute for American Values wishes to honor marriages of the Greatest Generation.
RAHWAY – Home2 Suites by Hilton, a mid-tier, extended-stay hotel concept targeting the savvy, value-wise, extended-stay guest, announced the approval of a franchise application for Rahway this week. The developer for the hotel is Family Hospitality, LLC.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day on Sunday, March 21, at the Middlesex County College located at 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison. Residents should use the Mill Road entrance