Archive for October, 2011

CITY OF NEWARK HAS MOBILIZED EMERGENCY TREE AND SNOW REMOVAL TEAMS TO CLEAR ROADS AND RESPOND TO SNOWSTORM EMERGENCIES

Monday, October 31st, 2011

CITY OF NEWARK HAS MOBILIZED EMERGENCY TREE AND SNOW REMOVAL TEAMS TO CLEAR ROADS AND RESPOND TO SNOWSTORM EMERGENCIES When reporting a fallen tree or downed wire it is very important that residents provide the exact location and the nearest cross street; To report fallen trees and streets that need salting or plowing, contact the [...]

Newark Public Schools Updates…

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Good Afternoon Newark Community:   In addition to the regular updates on Newark Public School initiatives, this week I am also providing you with an update from our partners at PSE&G regarding the recent power outages resulting from Saturday’s snow storm. Please feel free to share this information with your respective school community and constituent [...]

Scholarship for hs jr/seniors and college freshmen

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity is offering a scholarship of up to $20,000 for four years for current college freshmen students and High School Juniors and Seniors. The scholarship is for a student who has * come up with a distinctive solution to a problem faced by your school, community or family [...]

Slay the vampires, save the world.

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Hi, I thought I should warn you that vampires have likely invaded your room. Don’t be alarmed. You can handle this. Yes, I am talking about vampire electronics, but the danger is real. These vampires suck. Ipod chargers, computer chargers, phone chargers – these electronics are sucking energy even when not in use! Please, unplug [...]

Job Connection: October 31 – November 6, 2011

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Greetings, The Job Connection is attached. It is also posted each Monday on the Union County College website at http://ucc.edu/Community/CEWD/Weeklyjobs.aspx. There you will find this week’s copy along with the previous four weeks’ editions. The Job Connection is also posted each Monday on the County of Union website home page at www.ucnj.org. Best wishes for [...]

Opportunity for teachers to speak up for the teaching profession

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Michelle Rhee’s Students First is teaming up with hedge fund billionaire David Tepper’s Better Education for Kids to recruit NJ teachers to support their teacher evaluation agenda. Both well-funded corporate reform groups support the elimination of tenure and seniority rights and the imposition of test-based teacher evaluation ratings. In Washington, D.C, where Rhee was chancellor, [...]

PRES. OBAMA VIDEO TO HELP WITH STUDENT LOAN REFORMS

Monday, October 31st, 2011

– Effective this January, if you’re someone who has different kinds of loans — guaranteed and direct — you’ll be able to roll them both into one direct loan and bring down your interest rate. You’ll only have to write one check a month, and you’ll see a discount. This switch adds no cost to [...]

Metro North currently hiring conductors

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Metro North is currently hiring for Conductors. The starting salary is $26.00/per hour full time 40-hours per week.  This is a full time job only.  You will be provided free train transportation to most locations. The training program is 9-12 month program which you get paid for. YOU MUST REGISTER ON WEBSITE BELOW TO APPLY [...]

1st Annual Parent Empowerment Summit 11/5/2011 @ Central High School

Monday, October 31st, 2011

1st Annual Parent Empowerment Summit 11/5/2011 @ Central High School (attendance counts as an ALI Class) Also, if you are interested in attending next Saturday’s 1st Annual Parent Empowerment Summit,to be held at Central High School, please let me know. The registration form and flier are attached, and can be brought with you to class [...]

LANDLORDS MUST KEEP APARTMENTS AT 68 DEGREES FROM 6 A.M. TO 11 P.M. AND 65 DEGREES FROM 11 P.M. TO 6 A.M.

Monday, October 31st, 2011

For Immediate Release MAYOR BOOKER REMINDS RESIDENTS ABOUT CITY ORDINANCE: LANDLORDS MUST KEEP APARTMENTS AT 68 DEGREES FROM 6 A.M. TO 11 P.M. AND 65 DEGREES FROM 11 P.M. TO 6 A.M. Landlords must provide tenants with heat between October 1, 2011, through May 1, 2012; City inspectors will respond to tenants’ complaints of no [...]