MANY NEW JERSEY TOWNS UNDER A HIRING FREEZE

Many communities in the Garden State are trimming their payroll or not filling positions when people retire.  A new survey released by Rutgers University just before the weekend shows that 98 percent of New Jersey communities have either eliminated or frozen positions over the past year.  One third of the state’s nearly 600 communities participated…

OOPS: UTILITY EARNED TOO MUCH MONEY

A New Jersey power company that’s come under intense fire for not doing a good job with restoring power after storms has overcharged its customers.  Jersey Central Power & Light made a profit of up to $90 million more than it should have over the past year.  Now, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities…

HOSPITALITY NIGHT COMES TO LOWER TOWNSHIP

Its Hospitality Night in Lower Township. The chamber of commerce there is hosting the event, which promotes the businesses along Bayshore Rd. Businesses that don’t have a store front along Bayshore Rd. are stationed in Township Hall and inside of the Villas Fire House. People will get tickets from participating businesses and come back to…