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