STATE – A state audit of a weatherization assistance program administered by the Department of Community Affairs revealed that just a fraction of federal grant money had been spent and that cost controls were not being implemented.
TRENTON — Squirrels aren’t the only ones focused on acorns this fall. At the Department of Environmental Protection’s Forest Nursery in Jackson, foresters and staff are hard at work collecting and sorting this year’s acorn crop in preparation for growing the next generation of oaks — trees that one day will spread shade, oxygen, and beauty across New Jersey.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a study to determine the impact of flooding on seven towns in southern Middlesex County and ways to mitigate it.
WESTFIELD – Just in time for the winter holidays, the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County is offering a free class called “Bringing Vegetables to the Table.”
ROSELAND – Roth IRA conversions have been a hot topic this year. New rules have made 2010 the first year that there is no income limit for Roth IRA conversion eligibility. Because of that, many taxpayers have access to a Roth IRA for the first time.
ELIZABETH – Julio Iglesias will perform at the Ritz Theater in Elizabeth on Friday, Dec. 3 at 8:30 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Four acts will help the audience relive their memories at State Theatre in New Brunswick on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 7:30pm. The line-up includes Jay and the Americans, The Duprees, The Happenings, and Martha and the Vandellas. Tickets range from $32-95.
STATE – The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle campaign will begin on Friday, Nov. 19. As more people come to the Salvation Army to request help, the kettle drive becomes increasingly critical.
LINDEN – Teacher Kimberly Terwilliger of the Joseph E. Sohl Middle School in Linden now has extra money to supplement her students’ lesson plans with hands-on learning, thanks to a $3,335 grant from PSEG.