Carteret Continues “Gang Awareness” Program For High School Parents

CARTERET – Tomorrow evening, Mayor Dan Reiman will be joined by representatives from the Carteret Police Department and Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office to host a “Gang Awareness” workshop for parents of Carteret High School students.

Carteret High School To Receive $2.6 Million Grant For After School Programs

CARTERET — Mayor Daniel Reiman was joined by Carteret Board of Education President Dennis Cherepski, High School Principal Lamont Repollet, Alexandra Cross, CEO of the Jewish Renaissance Foundation and Tashilee Vasquez of the Boys and Girls Club of Perth Amboy this week to announce that Carteret has been awarded a $2.67 million pass through grant established by the U.S. Department of Education.

NJ Poverty Rate Increases

EDISON – New Census data released this week show an “alarming” increase in New Jersey’s poverty rate between 2007 and 2009, from 8.6% to 9.4%, according to Anjali Srivastava, co-director for Legal Services of New Jersey’s Poverty Research Institute (LSNJ’s PRI).

October 12 Is Voter Registration Deadline For Upcoming Election

TRENTON – Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno, the Secretary of State, and New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez remind residents statewide that Oct. 12 is the voter registration deadline for the Nov. 2 general election.

Off-Shore Wind Could Generate 92% Of NJ’s Electricity, According To Report

WASHINGTON, D.C.– An analysis released this week shows that offshore wind potential is so high off the U.S. Atlantic coast that investments in offshore wind power in Atlantic waters could generate about 30 percent more electricity than economically recoverable offshore oil and gas combined in the same region.

Congressional Candidate Criticizes Lawmakers’ Inaction On Tax Rates

HIGHLANDS — Republican congressional challenger Anna Little – responding to further news reports indicating that Congress will likely recess without first holding a vote on whether or not to extend the current tax rates – urged voters to hold her opponent, 22-year incumbent Democrat Frank Pallone, accountable.