1st time homebuyer's seminar

Free First-time Homebuyer Seminar in Newark

A Home of Her Own: Women’s Housing Initiative, a free first-time homebuyer seminar Saturday 12 September 2015 2-4pm New Jersey Institute of Technology 150 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ 3 ways to register for the event: Online Call registration line at 973-643-8800 x218 or Send email to oscar@njcitizenaction.org The seminar will […]

New PSEG PAGE program helps moderate income families

People fall on hard times for any number of reasons and can suddenly be stuck with unexpected costs. Moderate income households may be eligible for help paying their ‪gas and electric bills‬ through the Payment Assistance Gas and Electric (PAGE) program. For example, a family of three with a household […]

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Help for New Jersey tenants

Low or no cost tenant counselling is available at these agencies Bergen County Bergen County Housing Coalition 201-488-6767 389 Main Street #215, Hackensack, NJ 07601 New Jersey Tenants Organization 201-342-3775 389 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601 Northeast New Jersey Legal Services aka Legal Aid 201-487-2166 190 Moore Street, Hackensack, NJ

Cong. Garrett’s ultra-conservative record (CD-5, Republican)

Let’s take a look at Cong. Scott Garrett‘s very conservative voting record on govtrack.us. Garrett is the Republican representing New Jersey Congressional District 5, who refers to himself as a moderate conservative even though his voting record places him farther to the right than most of his peers. Sign up […]

Garrett on Govtrack.us

Cory & Christie laugh

Cory’s friends get lots of Zuckerberg’s “school” money

The Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss highlights agreement about public education dismantling shared by Cory and Christie. … (Booker) has been an outspoken supporter of the school reform policies of the Republican governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, which include an expansion of charter schools, the end of teacher tenures, and […]

New York Times editors endorse Booker because of his ties to Big Money

Salon.com author David Sirota shares a fact-packed criticism of the New York Time’s support of Cory Booker on the grounds that Cory’s ties with Big Money is a political asset. Sirota laments the trend in Big Media to look upon as positive, politician’s betrayal of their local constituent communities interests […]

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Job readiness

Job Readiness in the Park – training & placement in Orange NJ

Attention Orange NJ Residents! Orange, NJ MOET (Mayors Office of Employment & Training) presents Job Readiness in the Park Interviewing Techniques Job Placement Service Educational Service Sessions begin the week of Monday July 29 and are ongoing through the summer. Metcalf Park at Valley Street and Argyle Avenue Mondays 5:30pm […]

Free legal counseling for distressed Irvington mortgage holders

Adam Deutsch of Denbeaux & Denbeaux will speak at The Coalition to Save Our Homes meeting in Irvington on December 3, to share details of the powerful results they have obtained for some New Jersey homeowners and to speak about the possibility of formulating a class action suit on behalf […]

Where to find help with food, rent, heat emergencies

Got a food, rent or heat emergency that you can’t handle on your own? Reaching out to the right places for help may bring you some relief. Here’s a list of where to look: Municipal (town) welfare or human services offices – many towns have some form of emergency help […]