Frozen pipes caused by frigid temperatures keep plumbers around the Tri-State area busy (file/credit: CBS 2)

Line Grows As Hopefuls Wait For Applications To Plumber’s Apprentice Program

A line was growing outside of the Plumbers Local Union 1, in Long Island City, on Sunday night.


Carpenters' Union Training Camp-Out

Carpenters Persevere In Camping Out For Union Training, Better Life

Hundreds of carpenters persisted in their long wait on line Sunday, in hopes of getting a chance to join the local union and take part in a training program.


Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Malloy: Still Time To Apply For Energy Assistance In Connecticut

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy on Saturday was reminding residents of the state who need help paying winter heating bills that there is still time to apply for federal energy assistance benefits.


N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

Christie Positioning NJ For Round 2 Of ‘Race To The Top’

The publicity surrounding Governor Christie’s criticisms of the federal government rejecting the state’s Race to the Top grant application may help NJ’s chances in the next round.