Gov. Christie Announces $3.85 Million Grant For Post-Sandy Project In Spring LakeThe $3.85 million grant will go toward an over $6.7 million post-Sandy project for homes near the coastal lake.
Staten Island Lawmakers Announce Abuser-Focused Initiative To Combat Domestic ViolenceStaten Island lawmakers are supporting a new initiative that focuses on domestic violence offenders-- not the victims.
Red Cross Gives Grant To Rockaways Rebuilding EffortThe Friends of Rockaway has received a grant of more than $721,000 from the American Red Cross.
Red Cross Defends Sandy Spending, Noting Long-Term NeedsSome advocates suggested the relief organization should have acted with more urgency in the weeks after the storm and left long-haul recovery tasks to someone else.
Reopening Ceremony Held For Long Island's Nautical MileTown officials were on hand to accept $1.3 million in grant money from the National Grid, which will be used to help 45 businesses still struggling to open in time for summer.
NJ Gives $1.5M Grant To Help Fix Hoboken SinkholeHudson County officials say reconstruction work that would repair a large sinkhole which formed on a Hoboken street last fall could be completed by early June.
NYC Housing Program Funds Stalled ApartmentsThe first building to be selected for the $20 million pilot Housing Asset Renewal Program started going up in 2007 but stopped a year later when the developer fell behind on payments.
NY State Senator's Charity Ties Under InvestigationNew York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has begun investigating two state-funded educational groups and their ties to a legislator.
Grant Will Help The Hungry In NYCThe initiative will have a special focus on households with children, the working poor, and senior citizens.
Camden, Atlantic City Fire Departments Get MoneyU.S. Sens. Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez announced that the cities' fire departments have been awarded grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
State Grant Gives Mount Vernon Hospital New LifeMount Vernon Hospital will get a new emergency room, an assisted living center and expanded outpatient clinics with the help of the $23 million grant.
NYC Awarded $18.5M Homeland Security GrantNew York City is receiving a multimillion dollar Homeland Security grant to protect the metropolitan area from “dirty bombs” – crudely constructed nuclear explosive devices.
N.J. Likely To Receive Education Jobs GrantNew Jersey is taking another crack at bringing home federal education funding.
Mistake Costs N.J. Education $400 Mil; Christie: Obama To BlameA costly mistake in the New Jersey governor's office has cost the state $400 million in critical education funding. On Wednesday, Gov. Chris Christie blamed President Barack Obama.
New York Wins 'Race To The Top' Grant, New Jersey Doesn'tNew York has won up to $696 million from the Dept. of Education's 'Race to the Top' program. Mayor Bloomberg said the achievement would challenge New York to "do even better."