NEW BRUNSWICK – The Toys “R” Us Children’s Fund, a public charity affiliated with Toys “R” Us, Inc., has awarded Prevent Child Abuse – New Jersey a $2,500 grant to support the nonprofit’s work building programs that keep children safe, healthy and nurtured.
STATE – New Jersey voters will elect representatives to Congress as well as a host of officials at the county and local levels today. They will also vote on a Constitutional amendment that would prevent state lawmakers and the governor from using money deposited in New Jersey’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund for other purposes.
NEWARK – PSE&G is urging its customers to see if they are eligible for help to pay their winter heating bills. Those who recently lost their jobs, or are now working fewer hours because of the economic downturn, may now qualify for assistance programs.
NEWARK—New Jersey Nets guard Jordan Farmar and his mother, Mindy Kolani, are bringing Farmar’s “Making Dreams Come True” program to pediatric patients at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.
TRENTON – A Union County construction contractor whose companies had been barred from public contracts has been indicted on numerous criminal charges for allegedly using a stolen identity, a fictitious company, and fraudulent documents to successfully bid on public projects, including a project to restore the Clinton Town dam in Hunterdon County.
LINDEN – On Friday, police arrested two Union residents who are accused of shoplifting $1,000 worth of clothes, authorities said.
TRENTON- Legislation to require the state to establish and maintain a website to provide a clearinghouse of information for nonprofit organizations that provide services in New Jersey continues moving toward law.
Most Americans believe it is important to have a decent affordable place to live, and to provide affordable housing in their communities, including housing for low income families, a recent Zogby International poll commissioned by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials, as part of their Housing America Campaign, finds.
PERTH AMBOY— Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Perth Amboy City Council welcome 17 Seongnam City Assembly’s Congress members, of the Gyeonggi Provincial Government in South Korea, for an overseas study of local government.