UNION COUNTY — In a news release issued by Democratic legislative publicist Tom Hester on March 11, Joseph Cryan acknowledged that the budget he helped Gov. Chris Christie enact last year increased property taxes 4.1 percent.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has issued posters and flyers in Japanese and other Asian languages, with the important message “Before you Donate to Help Those Affected by the Disaster in Japan: Beware of Fraudulent Charities.”
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection will hold two public meetings in Union County to discuss proposed draft sewer service area maps in three municipalities.
NEWARK – As part of its Solar 4 All™ program, PSE&G is installing solar energy units on utility poles in Union, Springfield, Elizabeth, Roselle and Roselle Park.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After collaborating to get legislation passed that requires disclosure of fire safety records for college student housing, U.S. Sen. Frank L. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) introduced a bill on Thursday that would provide colleges students with fire safety education and training.
FORT MONMOUTH –Despite being the nation’s number one natural disaster, statistics continue to show that most people ignore the risks associated flooding and do not purchase flood insurance.
WOODBRIDGE—Here are some more memories from Harold Miller:
“Across Crowsmill Road was a Sunocco Gas Station which was built by Julius Iszo. Mr. Iszo worked many hours a day and built up a good business, later he added a repair shop.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The School of Performing Arts of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools will present “Twelve Princesses,” a special dance theater work choreographed by Cleo Mack, on Friday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick.
Tricky Tray • March 18 at 6 p.m. – Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Academy, 170 Hussa St., Linden will host its 8th annual Tricky Tray. Tickets: $17 at the door. Must be 18+ to participate. Info: 1-908-486-2507