HEAT WAVE CONTINUES INTO WEEKEND

The oppressive heat and humidity along the East Coast is expected to last through Saturday, when a cold front is forecast to pass through the region late in the day. The National weather service is calling for heat index values on the mainland to reach 102 to 108 degrees Thursday through Saturday afternoons.

CHRISTIE ANNOUNCES FIRST HOME BUYOUT OFFERS

Governor Christie announced that the first post-Superstorm Sandy buyout offers were made this week to Sayreville homeowners. Announced in May, this is part of the Christie Administration’s overall plan to acquire nearly 1,000 homes impacted by Sandy and another 300 repetitively flood-damaged homes in the Passaic River Basin at a total estimated cost of $300…