Increase in commercial taxes + Village being hired

Hello, OPRF! Let’s get to today’s headlines. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Rain in the evening and at night. High: 88 Low: 73. Here are the best stories in Oak Park-River Forest today: 1. Oak Park saw one of the biggest increases in commercial property taxes in Illinois over the past […]

Burlington County Workforce Development Launches New Service to Connect Job Seekers with Job Vacancies and Training Programs

1/2 2/2 ?? ?? × 1/2 2/2 ?? ?? Residents of Burlington County can now receive alerts on new job openings, job fairs and other career opportunities right on their cell phones. The Burlington County Workforce Development Board launched the new Engage by Cell program as a pilot this summer with a small cohort of […]

Glendora resident gives back to community with new mural

TOWNSHIP OF GLOUCESTER, NJ – A community mural painted by a resident of the Township of Gloucester was recently unveiled on the exterior wall of the Township of Gloucester ServPro. It was painted by Glendora resident and local artist Gianna Vennell, who painted the mural in less than two weeks. Vennell came up with the […]

Jersey City fire: 7 firefighters injured in multi-alarm fire in New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) – A fifth alarm that burned down two Jersey City homes knocked down a power line on firefighters, injuring seven. The fire started between homes on Irving Street just before 3 a.m. this morning and quickly spread. When the firefighters arrived, a live power line fell on their fire truck, […]

Angry fans think Disney Genie debut is “the best Universal Studios commercial ever”

If you’re a Disney Parks fan, you’ve probably spent the last few days pondering the many changes that are coming soon to Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, and Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Many of these changes to the Disney experience are bundled into a new program, the Disney Genie Service. Credit: Screenshot […]

Texas ban on making and selling smokable hemp unconstitutional, judge says

The vast majority of New Jersey voters approved a referendum last year to legalize marijuana. So why have more than 70% of the state’s municipalities chosen to ban cannabis companies from operating in their area? The answer is not simple NIMBY-ism as some prohibitionists would like. First, voters have had no say in local decisions […]

New Jersey military base available to receive Afghan evacuees> US Department of Defense> Defense Department News

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey is now ready to receive Afghan evacuees, said the deputy director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for regional operations. The joint base is the last of four facilities welcoming eligible Afghans seeking special immigrant visas, Army Maj. Gen. William D. “Hank” Taylor said during a press briefing today. […]

Moving inland, Storm Henri tempers northeastern United States | New Jersey News

By DAVID KLEPPER, MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and DAVID PORTER, Associated Press WEST, RI (AP) – Storm Henri weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday evening, as it crept over the northeast and continued to unleash downpours over an area already saturated with heavy rains and winds that cut through electricity to more than 100,000 homes and […]

The PIC is on the track to acquire commercial property

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) – deemed the largest single investor in SA’s commercial real estate sector – continues to make major investments in the sector despite the significant negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Most segments of the real estate market. In July, it obtained Competition Tribunal approval to acquire the Central […]

Tropical Storm Henri disrupts shipping in northeastern United States

Staff from the New York area monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Henri on August 20 (USCG) Posted on August 22, 2021 5:38 PM by The maritime executive Tropical Storm Henri briefly disrupted shipping in the northeastern United States, forcing mariners to take precautions at ports from New Jersey to Maine. The port captain for […]