STATE – New Jersey’s state government will face a shortfall of up to $10.6 billion by 2016, according to a report by the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage point to 9.0 percent in January, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics this morning.
STATE — In recognition of February as American Heart Month and Feb. 4 as National Wear Red Day, Health and Senior Services Commissioner Dr. Poonam Alaigh encouraged both women and men to make healthier lifestyle choices to help reduce their risk of heart disease – the nation’s and New Jersey’s leading cause of death in both women and men.
LACEY TOWNSHIP – The Green Bay Packers got a vote of confidence from Princess the Camel this week.
STATE — The US Coast Guard and Maritime Administration will hold a series of public hearings next week on a proposal by Liberty Natural Gas to build an industrial facility off Asbury Park to import liquefied natural gas (LNG).
PERTH AMBOY — The city restructured its approach to economic revitalization and growth by uniting offices promoting economic development.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A coalition of educational and nonprofit organizations will be offering free tax preparation services to the community this coming tax season. The program, called VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), will start today and run through April 15.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation’s premier Hispanic educational and youth leadership development organization, is seeking applicants for its 2011-2012 Graduate Fellowship Program.
I know, I know. We are all so done with winter already and by the calendar, we still have another six weeks to go. The icy roads, the potholes, the shoveling and the unending grayness of this time of the year have given even the best of us winter lovers, a bad case of the summertime blues.