MIDDLE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE MEETS MONDAY NIGHT

The Middle Township Committee meets Monday night and is expected to accept the resignation of a veteran of the township’s police department.  Sergeant James Dougherty is resigning his position effective December 1st.  The committee is expected to meet in closed session and discuss a potential restructuring of administrative offices.  The meeting is Monday at 6pm.

NEW SCHOOL HOLIDAY POSSIBLE: DIWALI

It’s possible some school districts in New Jersey may soon be allowed to close for Diwali, a festival celebrated by Indian-Americans.  Assemblyman Upedra Chivukula has introduced a bill that would allow school districts with a high number of Indian-Americans to close schools, if they choose, in celebration of the holiday.  According to the latest United…

FEMA EXTENDS HOUSING BENEFITS FROM SANDY

Residents of homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy are having a difficult time finding replacement rental housing. A spokesman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has not been easy getting people back into suitable housing due to widespread devastation and a shortage of available rentals. Therefore, FEMA has extended housing benefits through…