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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 […]

1st time homebuyer's seminar

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


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 […]


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 […]


Thousands of NJ students not getting free breakfast

There is a free breakfast program that serves nutritious breakfast for New Jersey school children, but many qualified children are not getting it according to the 2nd Annual New Jersey School Breakfast Report released yesterday on 02 October. Last time I looked into this issue in the 1980s the school […]

NJ School Breakfast Report 2012

Frugal living – help with bills and food

If you’re a New Jersey resident in a rough patch financially, here are some helpful tips to keep your household going: Gas & Electric bills Through your designated local agency, apply for LIHEAP and Universal Service Fund. LIHEAP pays something towards your heat bills and gives you a break on […]