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Storm Update: It’s Tme to Activate the NJ French Toast Alert System


TRENTON, NJ - If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to get the bread and the milk! We all agree that french toast is delicious, but it won’t do you any good if the power goes out.

We highly recommend purchasing nonperishable items as well, such as canned tuna, salmon, sardines, corned beef, beets, beans and fruit so you are prepared. It's not lobster tails and filet mignon, but it will get you through an emergency.

Here’s a shopping list of other items you may want to pick up today that will help keep you going that require neither cold nor heat to keep and prepare:
•Peanut butter or similar nut spreads and preserves (jellies, jams)
•Fresh fruits and vegetables
•Dried fruits and nuts
•Juices (particularly those that are not commonly found in the refrigerator section of the supermarket).
•Breads, muffins, bagels, tortillas
•Dry cereal or granola
•Powdered or canned milk
•Protein bars and protein shakes, such as Ensure.

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Other items you might want to pick up while you’re at the store:
•A non-electric can opener
•Charcoal or propane for the grill
•Pet food (Visit for more animal preparedness info)
•Paper towels, paper plates, plastic utensils, and toilet paper.

Visit today for more preparedness information.

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Former Somerset Prosecutor Geoffey Soriano Appointed Interim Park Director

March 15, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Former Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano has been appointed Interim Somerset County Park Secretary/Director by the Somerset County Park Commissioners.

Soriano’s appointment is effective Monday, April 2. He will replace Raymond Brown who announced his retirement effective Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The announcement was made on the occasion of ...

Walmart Pays $6.3M in Bonuses to New Jersey Employees

March 8, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - More than 890,000 Walmart U.S. associates received a share of more than $560 million in total cash bonuses March 8, including:

- More than $160 million in cash bonuses based on their stores’ Q4 performance, and

- More than $400 million in one-time cash bonuses tied to recent changes in tax law.

In New Jersey, Walmart associates are receiving approximately $6.3 million ...