NJ OEM OFFERS TIPS TO BEAT THE HEAT

The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the National Weather Service, is monitoring an early summer heat wave, anticipated to begin extend into this week.  At present, temperatures are being estimated to hit in the upper 90s and possibly even reach 100 degrees or higher.   *High temperatures and humid conditions have…

PASSPORT FEES GOING UP NEXT WEEK

County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti has been notified by the U.S. Department of State that U.S. Passport fees will increase effective Tuesday, July 13.  The fee for a first time adult applicant for a U.S. Passport Book will increase to $135.00 from $100.00.  Fulginiti urges citizens needing a first time passport or renewal by mail…

NEW HEALTH CARE WEBSITE LAUNCHES

United States Senator Robert Menendez is promoting the new healthcare website by the federal government. Healthcare.gov is a site designed to provide one-stop-shopping for state-specific information about the range of insurance options available to an individual. Menendez is urging New Jerseyans who are concerned about their current insurance or lack of insurance to visit the…